Tuesday, February 7, 2017

OU Spring Game Set For April 8

Kickoff for the 2017 OU Spring Game presented by U.S. Fleet Tracking is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

OU Football season ticket holders will receive information on how they can reserve their free tickets for the contest with their 2017 ticket renewal packet. The deadline for all Sooner Club donations is March 31, and the season-ticket renewal deadline is April 12.

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. Sooner Jr. Kids Club members will also receive complimentary admission.

OU Spring Game tickets will be available for purchase on Wednesday, Feb. 8 beginning at 8 a.m. CT. Fans can purchase $5 seats here or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-4668 (online orders subject to nominal convenience fee at time of purchase). Additional fees may apply.

All Spring Game seating is general admission, and 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 Field House with vendors including the OU Bookstore, the OU Equipment Room and retail outlets selling a wide variety of apparel and Sooners' merchandise.

Starting at 9:30, fans will be able to purchase tailgating cuisine from some of the area's top food trucks, as well as enjoy live music, sponsor interactives and the GoVision Jumbotron at Fan Fest (northeast corner of Jenkins Ave./Brooks St. intersection).

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 11:30 a.m. and kickoff on game day.

At 9:30 a.m. the Sooner Jr. Kids Zone opens in the McCasland Field House 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, and the OU Spirit Squad will be signing autographs.

The Sooner Sports Network radio broadcast will begin at 12:30 p.m. The game can be heard on 107.7 FM The Franchise in Oklahoma City and 97.5 FM KMOD in Tulsa, and will be streamed on TuneIn Radio. Check local listings for an affiliate in your area.

Sooner Sports TV's live broadcast of the Spring Game will start at 1 p.m. on FOX Sports Southwest, SoonerSports.tv and the SoonerSports apps including Apple TV and Roku.

Game programs will be available for purchase for $3 at select locations in and around the stadium.

2017 Oklahoma Football season tickets are available for as little as a $100 per seat donation plus the ticket cost. Click here to sign up for more information, or call (405) 325-2424 or (800) 456-4668.

/// SoonerSports PR

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