FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — With one of the largest promotional schedules in college baseball, the University of Arkansas has announced there will be 23 home promotional dates for the 2008 season.The scheduled giveaways include a replica stadium, an auto bottle, a collectible baseball, alarm clocks, tote bags, cd case and and team photo cards. Highlighting the promotional schedule is "Fireworks Night" on Friday, May 9 when the Razorbacks host South Carolina.In addition to the gameday promotions, the Razorback Baseball Radio Network will continue it’s on air promotions, American Airlines Swing for the Skies Contest and First Federal Bank Homeruns that Help. The American Airlines Swing for the Skies Grand Prize Winner will receive two free air tickets to fly anywhere in the continental United States that American Airlines services. During the sixth inning of each game, one lucky fan is chosen from the entries to participate. If the Razorbacks get a hit, that contestant qualifies for the grand prize drawing at the end of the year.For every Razorback homerun hit this season, First Federal Bank will again donate $25 to the Northwest Arkansas Champs League. Champs League gives children with any form of a disability a chance to play sports and do sports that other children get to do. Since the inception of this program in 2006, First Federal Bank has donated $3,475 to the Champs League of Northwest Arkansas. "We are very excited about our promotional lineup," said Matt Shanklin, Associate Athletic Director for Marketing. "Big league promotions are a small, but important part in entertaining and attracting people to Razorback baseball. This lineup brings top-notch promotions to the Razorback Baseball Radio Network and Baum Stadium."
2008 RAZORBACK PROMOTIONAL DAYS – Schedule Subject To Change
Friday, February 22 vs. Wright StateMagnet DayFree 2008 schedule magnets will be giving to the first 1,000 fans through the gates courtesy of Buffalo Wild Wings.
Saturday, February 23 vs. Wright StatePoster DayFree 2008 schedule posters and magnets will be giving to the first 1,000 fans through the gates courtesy of The Morning News, Sonic Drive-Ins, Coca-Cola, Marvin’s IGA, and Buffalo Wild Wings.
Sunday, February 24 vs. Wright StateCoca-Cola DayTwelve packs of Coca-Cola will be given out through out the game via ticket stub drawings.
Wednesday, February 27 vs. KansasGatorade DayGatorade merchandise and prizes will be given away at the game.
Tuesday, March 4 vs. South Dakota StatePapa John’s DayPapa John’s will be given out prizes throughout the game.
Saturday, March 8 vs. SienaNWA MSBL Stadium Cup DayThe Northwest Arkansas Men’s Baseball League will be giving out stadium cups to the first 1,500 fans through the gates.
Sunday, March 9 vs. SienaSonic Drive-Ins DaySonic Drive-Ins will provide prizes to be given out throughout the game.
Friday, March 14 vs. GeorgiaBuffalo Wild Wings Coaster NightThe first 1,500 fans will receive a set of two Razorback baseball coasters from Buffalo Wild Wings.
Saturday, March 15 vs. GeorgiaFirst Federal Pen DayThe first 1,500 fans will receive a free pen courtesy of First Federal Bank.
Sunday, March 16 vs. Georgia Hardee’s Key Chain DayThe first 1,500 fans will receive a Razorback baseball key chain courtesy of Hardee’s.
Friday, April 4 vs. AuburnMarvin’s IGA Auto Bottle NightMarvin’s IGA will distribute 1,500 auto bottles at the gates to the first 1,500 fans in attendance.
Saturday, April 5 vs. AuburnTaco Bell Decal DayPringles Hog Pen DayRazorback baseball decals will be given to the first 1,500 fans in attendance courtesy of Taco Bell. The first 1,000 fans through the Hog Pen gate will receive a free sample of Pringles.
Sunday, April 6 vs. AuburnSpectrum Brands CD Case DayThe first 1,500 fans through the gates will receive a free cd case from Spectrum Brands (Ray-o-vac).
Tuesday, April 8 vs. Oral RobertsArkansas Democrat Gazette NightArkansas Democrat Gazette prize packs will be given away throughout the game via ticket stub drawings.
Friday, April 18 vs. Tennessee Coca-Cola/Sonic Drive-Ins Trading Card NightA set of trading cards will be handed out to the first 1,500 fans through the gate courtesy f Coca-Cola and Sonic Drive-Ins.
Saturday, April 19 vs. TennesseeStone Manor Condominiums DayHardee’s Hog Pen DayStone Manor condominiums is giving out 1,500 water bottles at the gates. Hardee’s will be given coupons to fans that come though the Hog Pen gate.
Sunday, April 20 vs. TennesseeDasani Alarm Clock DayThe first 1,500 fans will receive an alarm clock courtesy of Dasani.
Tuesday, April 22 vs. Northern ColoradoPapa John’s/ Coca-Cola Tote Bag Night The first 1,500 fans will receive a free tote bag courtesy of Papa John’s and Coca-Cola.
Wednesday, April 30 vs. Missouri State Carlson Wagonlit Travel NightCarlson Wagonlit Travel will give away an assortment of prizes through ticket stub drawings.
Friday, May 2 vs. Alabama Pagnozzi Charities T-shirt NightAmerican Airlines/Holiday Inn Pack Your Bags and Go NightAmerican Airlines and Holiday Inn will be sponsoring the "Pack Your Bags and Go" promotion in which a lucky fan will win two (2) round trip tickets to Monterrey Bay, Calif. The first 1,500 fans will receive a t-shirt courtesy of Pagnozzi Charities.
Saturday, May 3 vs. AlabamaArkansas Alumni Association Lapel Pin DayThe Arkansas Alumni Association will be giving out Razorback baseball lapel pins to the first 1,500 fans.
Sunday, May 4 vs. Alabama Buffalo Wild Wings Glass DayThe first 1,500 fans will receive 16 oz. glass from Buffalo Wild Wings.
Friday, May 9 vs. South CarolinaThe Morning news/Steak N Shake Team Photo DayPringles Hog Pen DayRBRN Fireworks NightThe first 2,000 fans will receive free team photo courtesy of The Morning News and Steak N Shake. The first 1,000 fans through the Hog Pen gate will receive a free sample of Pringles. Fireworks will follow the game courtesy of the Razorback Baseball Radio Network.
Saturday, May 10 vs. South Carolina Pagnozzi Charities Replica Stadium NightReplicas of Baum Stadium will be given out to the first 1,500 fans through the gates courtesy of Pagnozzi Charities.
Sunday, May 11 vs. South CarolinaAT&T Baseball DayThe first 1,500 fans will receive a free souvenir baseball from AT&T.