Promotions for this Weekend's Baseball Series

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma

March 9, 2011

 No. 2 OU (14-0) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (6-6)
 Game 15  Friday, March 11 (3 p.m.) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
 Game 16  Saturday, March 12 (2 p.m.) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
 Game 17  Sunday, March 13 (1 p.m.) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
 Location  Norman, Okla. | L. Dale Mitchell Park 
 Tickets/Promos  $8 and $12 | Mardi Gras, mini bats and OU fans
 Radio  Sooner Sports Network | KREF 1400 AM
 TV  Sooner Sports Network - Cox Ch. 3 in OKC and Tulsa
 Webcast  All-Access on SoonerSports.com 
 Live Stats  SoonersSports.com 
 Game Information  Game Notes | 2011 Media Guide | Baseball Blog | Twitter

NORMAN, Okla. -- The OU Athletics Marketing Department has a number of promotions planned for this weekend's three-game home series with Arkansas-Little Rock.

The Sooners are currently ranked No. 2 in the USA Today/Coaches' poll and have rattled off a program-record 14 straight wins to begin the 2011 campaign. OU returns to Norman after winning five road games last week in Arlington, Texas and San Diego, Calif.

On Friday, first pitch is set for 3 p.m. at L. Dale Mitchell Park and OU will host "Mardi Gras Night" and the first 250 fans will received beaded necklaces.

Saturday's game gets underway at 2 p.m. and marks "Mini Bat Day." The first 250 fans will receive OU baseball mini bats.

Sunday's finale is slated for a 1 p.m. start and OU will host "Spring Break Appreciation." On Sunday, the first 250 fans will receive OU baseball mini fans.

Single Game Tickets on Sale | More Info
Single game tickets for the 2011 baseball season will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 1 at 8 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the OU Athletics Ticket Office at (800) 456-GoOU.

The remaining non-conference slate features home games against nationally ranked TCU, Arkansas Little Rock, Dallas Baptist and New Mexico. The home schedule also features the first Bedlam game to be played in Norman since 1996. The Sooners host the Cowboys at L. Dale Mitchell Park on April 5.

The Big 12 opener will be played at home with Texas A&M coming to Norman on March 18-20. OU also welcomes Texas Tech (April 1-3), Nebraska (April 22-24) and Kansas (May 6-8) to L. Dale Mitchell Park.

Big 12 Conference Packs
A conference pack includes a ticket for all 12 conference home games. Reserved box seats are $75 and general admission is $50. Single game ticket prices are $12 for reserved seats and $8 for general admission. Youth and senior citizens single game general admission tickets are $5.00.

The Bedlam Series
Norman (April 5) | Tulsa (April 15) | OKC (April 16-17)
OU will host the first Bedlam game in Norman since 1996 on Tuesday, April 5. This game is part of the season ticket package. Season ticket holders will also have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets to this game before the public sale on March 1.

The April 15 game will be played at Tulsa's OneOK Field, while the April 16-17 games will be played at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Season ticket holders have the opportunity to request tickets to these games when they renew their season tickets. Prices and information will be released at a later date.

Season ticket holders have the opportunity to purchase field level box seats for the Bedlam game in Tulsa and two games in Oklahoma City. Call (800) 456-GoOU for more information.

Special Seating Requirements | Accessibility
Discounted group tickets are available for $4 for groups of 10-99. Groups of 100 or more are eligible for $3 tickets. For the Bedlam game in Norman on April 5, 2011 all groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for $5 each. Limits may be imposed based on availability. Groups must be arranged at least 24 hours prior to the event. For further information or to purchase group tickets, please call (405) 325-2424.

Special Seating Requirements | Accessibility
ADA seating is available on a first come, first served basis and does not require specific tickets for access. Please contact the Ticket Office at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free (800) 456-GoOU for further information.



RELATED