State Fair of Texas and Texas vs. Oklahoma
Football on October 12, 2013
Fair of Texas is an annual state fair held in Dallas, Texas and it
is the largest state fair in the United
States by annual attendance. It
usually begins the last Friday in September and ends 24 days later.
The 2013 Fair began on September 27 and will end October 20.
The State Fair of Texas has 126 years of history! Big Tex, a 52 ft
(about 16 m) tall cowboy, has been its symbol since his introduction
in 1952. This year is his 61st anniversary!
There are a lot of events that are going on at the State Fair of
Texas, including Auto show, Birds of the World, gondola,
puppet show, barnyard, dog show, etc.
Most importantly, the traditional and news making College Football
game between Texas Longhorn and Oklahoma Sooners happens on the
fourth Saturday of the event, 3 weeks after Fair opening at the
Cotton Bowl which is part of the Texas State Fair. This game is one
of the hottest games in state of Texas and both states are working
hard to get the best outcome of this game.
OU-Texas game has been a sellout every year since 1941. Capacity for
Cotton Bowl Stadium is now 92,100 with the fans from both schools
split down the middle at the 50-yard line. The game will also broadcast
through national and local stations. This year the
game is being televised live on ABC with Brent Musberger and Todd
Blackledge in the booth and Heather Cox on the sidelines.
Traditional, thousands and thousands of the people from Oklahoma are
coming to Dallas, at least a night before the game such as Friday,
to support and cheer their team. The whole town will celebrating and
parting all day and night. All restaurants and
bars are packed on Friday before the game and on Saturday after the
This year game is on Saturday October 12th, 2013
(tomorrow) starting at 11:00 AM CST and Celebration is starting now,
Friday October 11th.
For Ticket Information, please visit
1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, Fair Park, Dallas, Texas
Phones: 214-670-8400 or 214-939-2222
Saturday, October 12, 2013 starts at 11:00AM