Events for the 2016 Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic kickoff Monday, culminating with the football game at the Cotton Bowl as the Prairie View A&M Panthers and the Grambling State Tigers Saturday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at all outlets including ticketmaster.com and TM locations, or charged by phone at 800-745-3000. Fans can register for a chance to win free tickets to Saturday’s game and get more information on Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic events online at www.alwe.com.
While the game on the field and the halftime show between the Prairie View A&M ‘Marching Storm’ and the ‘World Famed’ Grambling State Marching Band will attract more than 50,000 fans to the Cotton Bowl, there’s something for everyone during Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic Week.
Friday, Sept. 30
K104/105.7 KRNB Pep Rally / Morning Broadcast, Klyde Warren Park – 6 a.m. – The public is invited to come out and be part of the live audience and rep your school at the free event
Radio One Celebrity Golf Tournament – Cedar Crest Country Club – 8 a.m. – Join your favorite celebrity for a day on the links with a who’s who list of celebrities.
Prairie View A&M Alumni – Dallas Chapter 20th Annual Athletics Scholarship & Stadium Gala – Marriott City Center – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1
Grambling St. Alumni – Dallas Chapter High School Battle of the Bands – Lancaster High School – 7:30 a.m.
Pregame Concert featuring Jasmine Sullivan – State Fair Chevy Main State – 2 p.m.
Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic Football Game – Cotton Bowl – 4 p.m. – Prairie View A&M Panthers vs. Grambling State Tigers