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EAS RazorFest Kicks Off Activities at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on April 26

EAS RazorFest Kicks Off Activities at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on April 26

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –- EAS RazorFest will kick off a day of family activities that will culminate with the Red-White Spring Game at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday, April 26.

Activities at the stadium actually begin at noon with the Fourth Annual EAS RazorFest. Gates at the stadium open at noon for those activities with the game beginning at 6 p.m.

RazorFest, which lasts from noon until 5:30 p.m., will feature a seven-on-seven flag football tournament featuring former Razorback players on the practice fields with the championship game played in the stadium; live music, kids games and other activities featuring former Razorback greats in the parking lot north of the Broyles Athletic Center; entertainment and interactive games in the concourse behind the South end zone of the stadium; and interactive booths below the East concourse of the stadium representing local youth non-profit organizations.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for RazorFest and to tailgate prior to the game. Admission to the game and RazorFest is free.

Before the game, the team will arrive at the stadium at 3:30 p.m. for the player walk through Lot 44 to the Broyles Center. The Razorback Marching Band will be on the field for pre-game festivities and will form an “A” for the team to run through. Tusk, Arkansas’ official mascot, will also be in the stadium.

In the stadium, all gates in the lower bowl will be open.

The first 5,000 fans entering the stadium will receive a 2008 Razorback Football Schedule Poster, which is sponsored by AT&T and Chick-fil-A. The posters will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Outside the stadium, shuttles will run from Baum Stadium to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium from 3 p.m. until two hours following the game. There will also be a handicap shuttle running from Lot 56 on the corner of Razorback Road and Sixth Street.

There are also two promotions for UA students. The fraternity-sorority team with the highest attendance at the game wins the opportunity to have Petrino in their house for dinner in the fall. The other is for residence hall students, who will be eligible through random drawings to win prizes ranging from Razor cell phones to gift certificates and other items from local merchants.

The Red-White Game will be broadcast on the Arkansas Razorback Sports Network with Chuck Barrett calling the play-by-play and Keith Jackson handling the color. XM radio will also carry the broadcast of the game. The game will also be televised on Cox Sports Television with Mike Nail calling the action and Clint Stoerner providing the analysis as well as’s RazorZone.

Sports Category : Football