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BIGGEST SMU vs NAVY Game and Tailgate EVER!
Join not only your North Texas alumni family, but those from across the State of Texas for what will be the event of the year!


This Fall, Dallas will host the Naval Academy's ONLY regular season game in Texas this year! So we are going to show those Ponies how a tailgate is really done! We expect to host 2,000 people at our tent!

The Chapter has reached out across the state to coordinate what will be known as the US Naval Academy Alumni Associations of Texas Tailgate. The Parents Clubs and the BGOs are getting in on the action as well. We are making this a real family affair with discounted game tickets, hotel packages and games!

SMU is taking advantage of this game to conduct a full-scale tribute to the military with no expense or custom spared! There will be a huge push throughout the community to encourage every seat to be filled - largely by military and their families - for the game and tribute show.

As you might guess, we are still working out the details, but here is what we have so far:

Major Sponsor:
We are thrilled to announce our major tailgate sponsor: Ben E. Keith Company! Ben E. Keith will be donating raw materials for the meal, the serving ware and the alcohol for the event!! This is HUGE! Without them, there is no way we could have hosted this event for such low ticket costs. A special thank you to Mike Sweet, President of the Food Division located here in Fort Worth, and his assistant Naomi Linker for pushing this through!!

About Ben E. Keith:  For more than a century, Ben E. Keith has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, striving to provide excellent customer service. The food division is a complete broadline distributor servicing fourteen states, and the beverage division serves 254 Texas counties and is a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch InBev products, craft and import beer brands, sensational spirits, and fine wine. They have been delivering quality since 1906.

Thank you Ben E. Keith Company!!

Date and Time:

Saturday, September 22
Time TBD

SMU Boulevard

Like last year, we will have a full meal for lunch. Watch for the full menu to be posted as the event gets closer.

We will be offering plenty of family friendly drinks, and t
his year we will also have water :)  Additionally, for all persons of legal drinking age, the beer is included in your ticket!!

Tailgate Tickets:

We are going to have some sizable deposits to make, so we are opening up tailgate ticket sales early with the same prices as last year. We cannot guarantee they will stay this low as we build out the budget, so pick them up early!

Tickets are all-inclusive - and will include access to the tent and all related activities, food, drinks and beer for those of legal age. Early-bird pricing is as follows:

  • $25 for people 12 and older
  • $15 for children 6-11
  • $5 for those 5 and under

**Purchase TAILGATE Tickets**

Game Tickets
SMU has done us a solid by offering tickets at the lowest possible price to our group. Standard tickets through all other sources are $35/ticket. However, this link gives you access to tickets at $25 each!! On top of that, the tickets are all grouped together in sections 221 and 222. 

**Purchase GAME Tickets**

People are already purchasing tickets and we only have 1200 at this great price for all alumni chapters and parents clubs of Texas so don't wait too long to make your plans!

NOTE: Tickets are being sold through the SMU athletic office, not the Chapter.

Hotel Package
To make this the ideal family weekend for our out-of-town USNA family, we have worked out a deal with the Park City Hilton as follows:
 - $177/night plus ~15% taxes and fees
 - $15/night parking (50% off)
 - $10 breakfast buffet on Sunday (45% off)

We have 40 rooms on hold for Friday night and again on Saturday night. They will extend the rates a day on either side. They are on a first-come, first-served basis and will expire August 31, 2018.

**Click to book hotel deal** - Use Group Code USN
Or call the hotel directly at 214-368-0400, ask for Reservations and reference group code USN.
If you have any problems, our contact at the hotel is Kristine Barick.

COME be a part of the BIGGEST EVENT of the YEAR!

More information posted each week.

Event Information
Saturday, Sep 22 2018 at 10:00am - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
SMU Boulevard

Dallas, TX 75205

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