Thursday, February 19, 2015

OU Spring Game Set For April 11

Kickoff for the OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

New for 2015, fans will be able to purchase tailgating cuisine from some of the area’s top food trucks as part of the Great Food Truck Tailgate. In addition to enjoying live music and kids' amusement rides, the OU Spring Sale will feature a number of vendors selling a wide variety of apparel and Sooners’ merchandise.

OU Football season ticket holders will be receiving information on how they can reserve their free tickets for the contest with their 2015 ticket renewal packet. Fans renewing their season tickets before Feb. 28 can extend their payments over four months without incurring any processing fees. The deadline for all season-ticket renewals is March 31.

Season ticket holders are eligible to request the same number of seats for the OU Spring Game as they have for regular season games. University of Oklahoma students will also receive free admission to the game by showing a current OU ID at the gate. OU Kids Club members will also receive complimentary admission.

OU Spring Game tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, Feb. 20, beginning at 8 a.m. CT. Fans can purchase $5 seats online or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office by calling (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-4668 (online purchases subject to nominal convenience fee at time of purchase. The price will increase to $10 on April 9.

All seating is general admission for the Spring Game. All normal game entry policies remain in place for the Spring Game relative to permitted items. Campus parking lots will be open and free of charge for fans.

The day’s festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the annual OU Spring Sale in McCasland Fieldhouse with vendors including the OU Bookstore, the OU Equipment Room and retail outlets selling a wide variety of apparel and Sooners’ merchandise.

Fans can once again help design the field for the OU Spring Game. Fans will be notified via the OU_Football Twitter feed when online voting through Sooner Rewards begins to select various choices for paint schemes to be utilized for the end zone and midfield. One fan will be randomly selected to win a VIP experience that includes field passes and a pregame photo session highlighting their field design choice. Fans can download the Sooner Rewards app for free on iTunes or Google Play.

The OU Spring Game will also salute the Sooner Jr. program with partnering elementary schools across the State. Students in selected school districts will receive a flyer at school that can be redeemed for one complimentary admission for a student and up to three guests. Students can present this flyer at Gate 5 between 12:30 p.m. and kickoff on game day.

At 10 a.m. the Sooner Jr. Kids Zone opens in the McCasland Fieldhouse parking lot with kids’ carnival rides. Sooner Jr. will have interactive games throughout the morning promoting F.A.N.S. – Fitness Fun, Academics, Nutrition and Sportsmanship. The Sooner Schooner will be on display for pictures with Boomer and Sooner. The OU Spirit Squad will be signing autographs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oklahoma Football season tickets for the 2015 season are available for as little as a $100 per seat donation plus the ticket cost. Donor season tickets are limited and will only be available as inventory exists. For more information visit The Sooner Club or call at 405.325.8000.

/// SoonerSports PR

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