8 things to know for Texas-OU weekend
October 9, 2014 - Picnic Time
DALLAS — Longhorns fans and Boomin’ Sooners are forward on North Texas this weekend for a annual Red River Shootout, bringing propagandize suggestion and copiousness of crowds to Dallas-Fort Worth.
Here’s a list of what we should know for a large diversion day:
The diversion will be hold during The Cotton Bowl during Fair Park during 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. According to fairpark.org, a annual diversion has been going on given 1900. Three trophies are won: a Golden Hat, a Red River Showdown trophy, and a Governor’s Trophy. If you’re streamer to a game, remember to review a Cotton Bowl’s new bag policies.The Cotton Bowl Stadium’s website says a diversion has been a sellout given 1941 and generates $34 million for Dallas County’s economy.
For those opting to expostulate to a Cotton Bowl, there are several things we need to know:
Visit Fair Park’s official site to find some-more sum on central parking or call 214-670-8400 with any questions.
If parking is too most of a hassle, a DART sight is a good approach to transport to a Fair Grounds. Go here for a report and rail map. You can locate a “Fair Park” sight handling from Union Station in downtown Dallas. You can also ride a TRE from Fort Worth and switch over to a DART. Make certain you’re prepared, given there have been a integrate of issues with a rail complement in a past.
There’s a 50 percent possibility for sleet during a initial half of a Texas/OU game, and a 30 percent possibility during a second half. The high heat is approaching to be 69 degrees with a low of 58 degrees. Note: Umbrellas aren’t authorised inside a Cotton Bowl, so sleet jackets competence be a improved choice.
Check WFAA.com’s continue page a day of a eventuality to check conditions.
5. ESCAPE THE CROWDS
While some revelry in packaged places, there are others that wish to shun for some assent and quiet. This can be a formidable charge during Texas-OU weekend. If you’re among those seeking retreat from a masses, here are some places to equivocate (or go if you’re adult for it):
For those who like it swarming and lively, there’s copiousness to do this weekend.
7. WATCH PARTIES
Can’t make it to a game? There are copiousness of spots opposite North Texas to locate a diversion with associate fans.
8. ARE YOU GOING TO GET EBOLA?
No. See these charts explaining why.