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Arkansas Fan Day Scheduled For August 16th

Come out to meet the team and get ready for football season!

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Here's the release from UA with the complete schedule, attractions, and general instructions and info. Enjoy:

Head coach Bret Bielema and players will host Arkansas’ annual Fan Day presented by Pepsi on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2-4 p.m. This year’s event will be held at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

The event is open to the public and free for fans of all ages. Free parking will also be available in lots 44, 46, 60, 72, 73-A, 74, Stadium Drive Parking Deck and Meadow Street Parking Garage.

Gates will open at 2 p.m., and fans are asked to enter through Gates 1, 12 and 16.

Members of the Junior Razorbacks will receive early entry into the stadium beginning at 1:45 p.m. at Gate 15N on the east side of the stadium. To register your child to become a Junior Razorbacks Club member, click here.

Fans in attendance can pick up a commemorative poster and are invited to receive autographs from Coach Bielema and their favorite Razorbacks. In order to expedite the autograph process and accommodate as many fans as possible, please note Coach Bielema and players will autograph one item per person.

The Golden Boot and 2014 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl trophies will be on display and available for photographs with fans. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet the Razorback Spirit Squads and Tusk.

A kid zone will feature inflatables plus other activities.

Fans are also invited to join the 2015 Razorback volleyball squad for its annual Red and White scrimmage slated for 3-5 p.m. at Barnhill Arena. Admission is FREE.

Hog Heaven, the official team store of Razorback Athletics, will be open inside the stadium on the South Concourse during the event and will have items to purchase such as footballs, mini helmets and hats to be autographed.

In addition, the Razorback Athletics equipment department will hold a surplus sale in conjunction with fan day activities.  Athletics items for sale at discounted prices will include jerseys, sweatshirts, jackets, polos, shorts, shoes, T-shirts, hats and more. All sales will be cash only.

Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the concourse. No outside food or drinks, other than bottled water, will be allowed inside the stadium.


2 p.m. – Gates 1, 12 and 16 open at DWRRS (1:45 p.m. for Junior Razorback Club members)

2-4 p.m. – Coach Bielema and players sign autographs on the field

3-5 p.m. – Arkansas volleyball Red and White scrimmage at Barnhill Arena (Free Admission)

4 p.m. – Fan Day activities conclude