Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Set for April 13 at Baylor

  • HOT Community Tailgate
    Baylor will host its annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party, a free event for families Saturday, April 13, at Getterman Stadium and Baylor Ballpark. (Matthew Minard/Baylor Marketing & Communications)
  • HOT Community Tailgate
    Baylor's annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party on Saturday, April 13, features inflatables, games, free food and Baylor softball and baseball. (Matthew Minard/Baylor Marketing & Communications)
  • HOT Community Tailgate
April 3, 2013

Annual event features free tickets to Baylor baseball and softball, free food and activities for families

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Contact: Lori Fogleman, (254) 710-6275

WACO, Texas (April 3, 2013) - Baylor University will host the seventh annual Heart of Texas Community Tailgate Party, a free event for families that features Baylor baseball and softball games, food and activities on Saturday, April 13, at Getterman Stadium and Baylor Ballpark.

The event will get under way at 1 p.m. with inflatables, carnival games and lunch at the ballpark featuring free hamburgers from the Jack in the Box food truck, hot dogs, Dr Pepper products and Bluebell ice cream. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Free general admission tickets to the Baylor softball and baseball games - while supplies last - will be available starting at 1 p.m. Baylor softball will play Oklahoma State at 2 p.m. at Getterman Stadium, while Baylor baseball will face Oklahoma at 3 p.m. at Baylor Ballpark.

"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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