TIME CHANGES: Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party Set for March 24

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Baylor University will host the annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party, a free event for families on Saturday, March 24, at Getterman Stadium and Baylor Ballpark.
March 15, 2012

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UPDATE (3/21/2012)

The Heart of Texas Community Tailgate time has changed:

Softball: 11 am, arrive at 9:30 am for tickets
Baseball: 4:05 pm
Tailgate events: 1-4 pm

Baylor University will host the annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party, a free event for families on Saturday, March 24, at Getterman Stadium and Baylor Ballpark. Start times for both baseball and softball games have been changed to support fans, who want to watch the Lady Bears vs. Georgia Tech Sweet 16 basketball game at 1 p.m. Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Free general admission tickets, while supplies last, will be available for Saturday's Baylor softball and baseball games. Tickets will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the Baylor Lady Bears vs. Oklahoma softball game, which begins at 11 a.m. at Getterman Stadium. Tickets will be available at 2 p.m. for the Baylor Bears vs. Kansas baseball game, which begins at 4:05 p.m. at Baylor Ballpark.

The free tickets will be available on game day only. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

In between games, the Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party will begin at 1 p.m. with free inflatables, carnival games, fast pitch and lunch at Baylor Ballpark. During the tailgate party, fans will able to watch the Lady Bears' basketball game on the big screen.

"Baylor University welcomes our friends and neighbors to campus for a great day of food and fun at the ballpark," said Jana L. Hixson, director of community relations at Baylor. "The Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party has become a very popular event, and we look forward to celebrating the great partnership we have with the Waco community."

For more information, call (254) 710-8301.

About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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