Baylor Launches Online Ticket Sales for Major Fall University Events, Including Single-Game Football Tickets*Aug. 6, 2013
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WACO, Texas (Aug. 6, 2013) - In a continuing effort to provide alumni, parents and the general public with a convenient online ordering system for Family Weekend, Homecoming special events and single-game football tickets (*excluding the Dec. 7 game vs. Texas), Baylor University will launch single-game and event ticket sales at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Family Weekend, Sept. 20-21
Tickets for Family Weekend special events and merchandise will be available for purchase online beginning Aug. 7 at www.baylor.edu/familyweekend/buy.
Ticketed Family Weekend special events include:
After Dark, an annual Family Weekend tradition that showcases the talents of Baylor students, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in Waco Hall
Baylor vs. University of Louisiana-Monroe football game, time TBA, Saturday, Sept. 21, at Floyd Casey Stadium
Baylor Homecoming, Oct. 16-19
Tickets for Homecoming special events and merchandise also will be available to purchase online beginning Aug. 7 at www.baylor.edu/homecoming/buy.
Ticketed Homecoming special events include:
Pigskin Revue, with performances Oct. 17-19 in Waco Hall. Pigskin Revue tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact the Bill Daniel Student Center ticket office at (254) 710-3210.
Honor Class of 1963 Reunion Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in Barfield Drawing Room, Bill Daniel Student Center
Heritage Classes of 1958, 1953, 1948, 1943 and 1938 Reunion Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at McMullen-Connally Faculty Center
Class Reunion Buffet from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Getterman Indoor Softball Facility, hosted by the Baylor Alumni Network for those who graduated in 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008
Baylor vs. Iowa State football game, time TBA, Saturday, Oct. 19, at Floyd Casey Stadium
"Baylor Athletics, Chamber of Commerce, Baylor Alumni Network and Student Activities continue to work together to develop a system that helps alumni, parents and friends of the University easily and quickly purchase tickets for major University events each fall," said Matt Burchett, director of student activities at Baylor. "The system has worked very well, and we continue to learn from patron experiences and improve the system each year."
Baylor Football Season/Single-game Tickets*
Coming off an exciting 2012 season that ended with a powerful win over UCLA in the 2012 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl, the Baylor Bears look to continue their momentum in 2013. They begin the fall with high expectations, coming off a program-record three straight bowl appearances and having received first-place votes in the Big 12 preseason poll for the first time in program history. Expectations are high for many individual players as well with more than half a dozen players on preseason watch lists for national awards.
*Single-game tickets to the Bears' final game in Floyd Casey Stadium Dec. 7 vs. Texas are sold out. However, Baylor football season tickets include the Dec. 7 game and may be purchased for as little as $95 each for Baylor's seven-game 2013 home schedule. Single-game tickets for the Bears' remaining six home games - excluding Texas - will go on sale Aug. 7. Tickets can be purchased online at www.BaylorBears.com/tickets, in person at the Baylor Athletics Ticket Office or by phone at (254) 710-1000.
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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. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.