PUEBLO, Colo. (GoThunderWolves.com - July 2, 2013) - Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics and the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association are sponsoring a fan ticket and entertainment package for the CSU-Pueblo football team's game against Angelo State at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sept. 14.
The ticket and entertainment package is available for $100 each and supplies are limited, so fans are encouraged to act fast. The deadline to purchase this package is Monday, Aug. 19.
The package includes tickets to the game, which takes place at 8 p.m. Central Standard Time Sept. 14, tickets to a pre-game pep rally at the Sheraton Arlington on Friday, Sept. 13, and tickets to the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association Tailgate, held at Club Lite inside of Cowboys Stadium. Fans are also allowed to remain in the Club Lite for the duration of the game and come and go as they please to their stadium seats. (To see a virtual view of the field from the Club Lite, click here.)
The Friday pep rally, held inside the Hall of Fame Room at the Sheraton Arlington from 6 to 8 p.m., includes food, drinks, prize giveaways and an opportunity to meet CSU-Pueblo football coaches.
The Saturday Alumni Tailgate, open to alumni and fans alike, includes food and drink before and during the game. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. local time (90 minutes before kickoff) and fans will be able to remain in the club for the duration of the game.
The package does not include travel/airfare or hotel, but arrangements have been made for CSU-Pueblo fans to get special rates. Please note that using CSU-Pueblo-sponsored travel or accomodations is not a requirement for purchasing the ticket and entertainment package.
To purchase the package or for more information, contact Tracy Samora, Director of Alumni Relations, at (719) 549-2858 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSU-Pueblo has partnered with the Sheraton Arlington, located at 1500 Convention Center Drive in Arlington, Texas. If fans call the reservation line direct at (888) 627-8198 and specify the "CSU-Pueblo Alumni rate", rooms will be priced at $119. This deal is open to all CSU-Pueblo fans, regardless of whether the ticket package is purchased.
CSU-Pueblo has partnered with New Horizons Travel for flights to Dallas as well as rental car arrangements. To get rates, contact Jill Burge, vice president of New Horizons Travel, at (970) 223-7400 or at JillB@travelnewhorizons.com.
Fans may also purchase tickets to the game without taking advantage of the CSU-Pueblo ticket and entertainment package. The Lone Star Conference will make these tickets available closer to the beginning of the game for $25 for a daily pass to all Lone Star Football Festival games ($10 for students) or $40 for a three-day festival pass ($15 for students). To purchase those tickets, contact the CSU-Pueblo Ticket Office at (719) 549-2050 or click here to order online.
Fans not wishing to watch prior football games at the Lone Star Football Festival are encouraged to visit other attractions in the Cowboys Stadium vicinity on Sept. 14.
The Texas Rangers baseball team will play host to the Oakland Athletics at 12:05 p.m. at The Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers Ballpark is within walking distance of the Sheraton Arlington.
For ticket information, visit the Texas Rangers' ticketing website at http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?c_id=tex.
Also, across the street from the Sheraton Arlington is Six Flags Arlington. For more information, visit www.sheratonarlingtonhotel.com/six-flags.
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