Soccer Begins Practice, Season Promos Announced

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
AUGUST 04, 2010

Aug. 4, 2010

NORMAN, Okla. -- Wednesday marked the first day of practice for the 2010 University of Oklahoma soccer team. The Sooners have nine days to prepare for its first competition, an exhibition game against Northern Colorado at the OU Soccer Complex on Friday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. Admission is free for the contest.

OU opens the regular season on the road at Oklahoma State on Aug. 20 in non-conference action.

Season tickets for the 2010 soccer season are now available for purchase online and by phone (405-325-2424 or toll-free 800-456-GoOU). A season ticket package includes a ticket for each of the nine regular season home games, starting with the home opener on Sunday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. against Stephen F. Austin. Packages are available for $40 to the general public.

The Sooners are also pleased to announce several exciting promotions for the 2010 season.

The regular season kicks off at home on Sunday, August 29th with First Kick, the first chance for 300 lucky fans to receive a one-of-a-kind Oklahoma Soccer scarf sponsored by Fowler Volkswagen. All fans in attendance will receive 2010 posters and schedule cards.

Join the Sooners for an exclusive Year of the Fan event for the Nebraska match on October 14th—1,000 fans will receive collectable Year of the Fan pins as OU thanks fans for their continued support of Oklahoma Athletics. Kids will even have the opportunity to take over John Crain Field at the OU Soccer Complex for a special Kids Rule! event on October 17th.

Be sure to check for a full promotional schedule and more details as the season progresses.

2010 Promotional Schedule
Date Promotion/Giveaway Opponent
Aug. 13 Free Admission Northern Colorado-Ex.
Aug. 29 Soccer scarves, schedule posters & cards Stephen F. Austin
Sept. 5 Stadium cups (popcorn and coke) Colorado College
Sept. 12 Dad & Daughter Day: (Stadium Scarves) Rice
Sept. 24 Kick Cancer: glow sticks ($.50 hot dogs) Texas Tech
Sept. 26 Carnival Night: games (stadium scarves) Baylor
Oct. 8 International Night: salsa lessons (scarves) Francis Marion
Oct. 14 Year of the Fan: soccer pins, autographs Nebraska
Oct. 17 Kids Rule: lunchboxes Colorado
Oct. 29 Senior Night Oklahoma State



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