FAYETTEVILLE – There are many events surrounding Saturday’s Arkansas vs. Ole Miss football game that is the second straight sellout at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium and will be broadcast on the SEC Network with an 11:21 a.m. kick.
The Broyles Center Museum will open for one hour beginning at 8 a.m. The AT&T Trough opens at 8:30 a.m., with a pep rally scheduled for 9:30. The Gardens pep rally begins at 9 a.m., and a concert follows at 9:30. The Razorbacks are scheduled to arrive for the Hog Walk at 9:15.
Habitotes serves as this week’s game sponsor and will hand out environment-friendly tote bags as fans enter the stadium. The game also is being presented by Downstream Resort. Also included Saturday is the EPA Recycling Game-Day Challenge, in which the University of Arkansas is competing with other schools around the country to recycle. The winning university will be announced in November.
The 2010-11 UA basketball squads are being presented to the public for the first time Friday. The Red vs. White Game, which features both the men’s and women’s teams, begins at 7:30 p.m. inside Bud Walton Arena and is free to the public. Parking also is open with the exception of lots 56D, 60 and 62.
Wrapping up the pre-game festivities Saturday will be a flyover from the 188th Fighter Wing, nicknamed The Flying Razorbacks, of the Arkansas Air National Guard out of Ft. Chafee in Fort Smith. They will be flying A-10 Thunderbolt II planes, which have been given the nickname Warthogs.
Tailgating PoliciesWe remind you to please follow the tailgate policies outlined in the 2010 Arkansas Football Fan Guide which can be found on the athletics department’s website at www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Select the Fan button and then Fan Guides. Your cooperation and consideration of all tailgating policies will be especially helpful as it pertains to one parking space/one car, no tents permitted in a parking space and adherence to the policies about the installation and size of tents. Setting up tents, awnings and similar equipment for tailgates may commence at 5 p.m. on Friday. The items must be taken down and removed by 12 noon on Sunday. If a tent is placed before 5 p.m. on Friday, it will be removed and can be picked up from lost and found through Facilities Management, which can be contacted at 575-5050.
Child Locator BraceletsThe University of Arkansas Athletics Department will offer fans this year, free of charge, an opportunity to pick up a child locator ID bracelet for young Razorback fans attending games. Bracelets are available at the guest services centers at Gates 1, 13, 16 and at the Hog Heaven store at Razorback Stadium.
Stadium Texting ServiceFans needing assistance should text HOGS your issue and location to 69050. Razorback fans are reminded that they may can contact the nearest usher or security personnel, or stop by the nearest guest services location to report an issue.
Travel to the StadiumFans are reminded that if you are parking in lots South of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, it may be best to enter campus off of I-540 at Martin Luther King (Exit #62). If you are parking in lots North of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, it may be best to enter campus off of 1-540 at Wedington Drive (Exit #64). As a reminder, traffic control begins four hours prior to kick. The pre-game and post-game traffic routes can be found in the 2010 Football Fan Guide at www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
For a color-coded map, please click here. The yellow lots are best accessed from Exit 64, while the blue lots are better suited for Exit 62.
Fan Code of ConductRazorback fans are the best of the best. They model this by loudly supporting the Razorbacks and displaying respect and good sportsmanship toward the visiting team and visiting fans. The NCAA, SEC and UA have assigned a high priority to assuring athletic events are conducted in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship by spectators, student-athletes and coaches. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants, officials, those around you, and event management in a positive manner and treating others with courtesy and respect. Refrain from throwing objects onto the field for any reason. Do not enter the playing areas at any time, unless directed to do so in an emergency situation, including after-game celebrations.