2017 Football Special Event Dates Announced

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas will host several special events surrounding the 2017 football schedule, including Homecoming Weekend against Coastal Carolina on Saturday, Nov. 4.

DateOpponentSpecial EventLocation
Aug. 31Florida A&MMilitary AppreciationLittle Rock, Ark.
Sept. 9TCUHall of HonorFayetteville, Ark.
Sept. 16Open Date
Sept. 23vs. Texas A&MSouthwest ClassicArlington, Texas
Sept. 30New Mexico StateParents Weekend | Military AppreciationFayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 7at South CarolinaColumbia, S.C.
Oct. 14at AlabamaTuscaloosa, Ala.
Oct. 21AuburnFayetteville, Ark.
Oct. 28at Ole MissOxford, Miss.
Nov. 4Coastal CarolinaHomecomingFayetteville, Ark.
Nov. 11at LSUBattle For The BootBaton Rouge, La.
Nov. 18Mississippi StateFayetteville, Ark.
Nov. 25MissouriSenior Day | Battle Line RivalryFayetteville, Ark.

Arkansas will be part of the first Thursday night of the 2017 college football season when it hosts Florida A&M in Little Rock. The Razorbacks’ season opener at War Memorial Stadium will be played on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. CT on the SEC Network. It will also be the first of two Military Appreciation games, where Razorback fans may sponsor a military member by providing them a ticket to a game. All military sponsored tickets will be distributed by Vettix.org. To sponsor a military member for either the two designated Military Appreciation games, please click here and enter the code “MILITARY17” or contact your Razorback Ticket representative.

In a rematch of last year’s double-overtime win over No. 15 TCU, 41-38, in Fort Worth, Texas, the Razorbacks will host the Horned Frogs in Fayetteville on Saturday, Sept. 9, during the university’s Hall of Honor weekend. Several former Arkansas student-athletes and coaches will be recognized for their success on the field and for what they’ve given back to the university. The inductees will be honored in a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 8 and also recognized during the game against TCU.

Three weeks later, Arkansas will host New Mexico State on Saturday, Sept. 30, for the university’s Family Weekend as well as the second Military Appreciation game. Family Weekend is a great opportunity to return to campus to visit with your son or daughter, learn more about University of Arkansas programs and services and explore the Northwest Arkansas area before the Razorbacks host New Mexico State. Click here for more details on Family Weekend.

Homecoming will be celebrated during the weekend of Saturday, Nov. 4, against Coastal Carolina. University of Arkansas graduates are encouraged to return to The Hill to join former classmates and all Razorbacks for a special weekend in Fayetteville. Homecoming week will be filled with fun activities, including the annual Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally on Friday night, Nov. 3.

Arkansas will wrap up the regular season with Senior Day against Missouri on Saturday, Nov. 25. The Razorbacks will honor senior football student-athletes participating in their final game at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

The deadline to renew season tickets and to make a Razorback Foundation pledge for the upcoming season is March 31. You can renew your tickets online by clicking here. To complete your Razorback Foundation pledge, click here. To make a deposit on new season tickets for the 2017 football season click here.

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