University of Arkansas fans are reminded to be in downtown Fayetteville Tuesday evening for the “Celebration of the Razorback,” which will include a special announcement. The family-friendly event will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Walton Arts Center parking lot on Dickson Street.
Fans can join representatives from Razorback sports teams, UA spirit squad members, the Razorback live mascot (Tusk II) and athletic department members for the event. Coaches and athletes in attendance will sign autographs, and activities for children include free face painting, free balloon animals, free posters and schedule cards.
University of Arkansas Chancellor Dr. David Gearhart, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long, head football coach Bobby Petrino and Frank Broyles are scheduled to be in attendance for a special announcement.
Both UA mascots will be in attendance and fans will be able to get their picture made with them by donating one dollar to the Tusk Fund. In addition, the band Oreo Blue is scheduled to perform.
University of Arkansas football student-athletes scheduled to be in appearance include Ryan Mallett, Tyler Wilson, D.J. Williams, Michael Smith, Jerry Franklin, Malcolm Sheppard, Isaac Madison and Adrian Davis. Student-athletes and coaches from many of the Razorbacks’ 19 sports will also be on hand to sign autographs.
Fans seeking autographs are limited to no more than two items. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the Randal Tyson Track Center.
Fans are encouraged to check ArkansasRazorbacks.com for the most up to date information on the “Celebration of the Razorback.”