Be sure to stop by the BryantDaily booth at the Salt Bowl Tailgate Party outside War Memorial Stadium on Friday and register for a chance to win iTunes gift cards, BryantDaily shirts and pullovers and maybe a surprise or two.
The largest Tailgate Party in Arkansas will be held on the grounds around War Memorial Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. The tailgate party is sponsored by all of the Saline County area banks and will offer fans free hot dogs, chips and Coca Cola products. There will also be a Kid Zone that is sponsored by Midtown Church in Bryant that will have blow-ups for the kids on grassy area below the parking lot, carnival rides will be offered for all.[more]
This year, the Salt Bowl has teamed up with the American Cancer Society and the Arkansas Rice Depot. There will be a check presentation to the American Cancer Society at 7 p.m., during pregame ceremonies on the football field. Following that, Saline County's peewee football teams and spirit groups will be recognized on the field.
At halftime of this year's game there will be the opportunity for six contestants to win a GMC truck from Everett GMC/Buick by throwing a football into the back from a predetermined distance. To qualify for this event, Everett's will have a booth at the tailgate party where people can actually throw a football in the truck. The top six contestants will have the opportunity to compete for the truck at halftime. In addition, fans can sign up at Chick-fil-A in Bryant to be one of six people to out-kick the Chick-fil-A cow. Winners receive free chicken for a year.The bands and dance teams from both schools will also perform.