Athletic Media Relations
Arkansas fans are invited to help the football team get ready for the 2011 season as Razorback Fan Day has been set for Saturday, Aug. 20, inside Bud Walton Arena. The event, which will run for 2-4 p.m., is free to the public.
Members of the Razorback football team will be in attendance to sign autographs, while Tusk and the spirit squad will be on hand to pose for photos. Autographs will be limited to one item per person. In addition, Arkansas football posters for the 2011 season will be available.
Razorback fans will be able to watch highlights from the 2010 season on the video board and throughout the arena’s concourse. Hog Heaven and concession stands will be open to UA supporters.
With preseason practice for the University of Arkansas football team set to begin next week, football head coach Bobby Petrino announced that all outdoor practices from Aug. 4-20, with the exception of Aug. 14 and Aug. 18, will be open to the public.
Practices are scheduled to be held on the UA Intramural Fields from Aug. 4-17 and then move into Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Practices held outside at either location are open to the public. However, practices held inside Walker Pavilion will not be open to the public due to space constraints. Fans should park in lot 56B and lot 46 when attending practices held at the intramural fields.
Fans attending practices should adhere to the following policies:
2011 August Practice Fan Policies
1. Fans should sit in designated seating areas
2. The use of cell phones is prohibited
3. Any photography or video taping of practice is prohibited with the exception of media outlets during the first 20 minutes of the workouts
4. Children should not be left unattended at practice
5. No pets may be brought inside the practice area
6. No autographs will be allowed inside the practice area
Fans are encouraged to check ArkansasRazorbacks.com for updated practice times and updates on preseason practice. Listed below is a tentative schedule of practice times. Please note practice dates and times are subject to change.
August 4 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Newcomers) & 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Veterans)
August 5 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Newcomers) & 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Veterans)
August 6 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Veterans) & 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Newcomers)
August 7 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Veterans) & 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Newcomers)
August 8 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 9 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 10 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 11 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 12 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
August 13 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
August 15 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
August 16 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
August 17 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
August 20 9 a.m. – Noon
For more information, please visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com.