Volleyball Announces Promotional Schedule

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
AUGUST 27, 2013

NORMAN, Okla. – The University of Oklahoma volleyball team kicks off its 2013 season against Arkansas at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 3. Rally towels will be given away to the first 250 freshman in attendance as the first of many gameday promotions run throughout the season. FREE FOOD from Raising Cane’s will also be available for the first 100 students to see the Sooners take on the Razorbacks at McCasland Field House.

There will be FREE ADMISSION to matches against Iowa State (Oct. 5), West Virginia (Oct. 26) and Baylor (Nov. 16).

Promotion Schedule Highlights:

OU hosts Nebraska-Omaha, LIU Brooklyn and Miami in its annual NIKE Invitational, September 19-21. The weekend will serve as the Sooners’ Youth Volleyball Team Weekend. The Friday night match against the Blackbirds will feature photos with the mascot, face painting, balloon animals, a sign making station and post-match autographs with the Sooners.

The first Fan Appreciation Day is scheduled for the match against Iowa State on October 5. Admission is free and there will be a drawing to perform the honorary first serve before the Baylor match on November 16. The match against Baylor will also be the second Fan Appreciation Day; featuring a giveaway of 250 stadium cups, while also being free admission.

Halloween, doubling as Faculty and Staff Night, comes early at McCasland when Oklahoma hosts West Virginia on October 26. Fans are encouraged to come to the match in costume. Kids in costume will receive a coupon for free candy at the concession stand.

FREE T-SHIRTS will be given out to the first 1,000 fans when the defending champion Texas Longhorns come to town on November 2. The Sooners will be raising money as they Pledge for a Cure to help raise funds for OU Children’s Hospital and awareness for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. There will also be a drawing for students to win a prize item from the OU IT Store.

Complete Promotional Schedule:

Date  Opponent  Theme  Giveaway  Promotion 
Sept. 3 Arkansas Welcome Back 250 Rally Towels for Freshmen
Posters and Schedule Cards
Raising Cane's Food for First 100 Students
Freshman Towers T-Shirt Contest
Sept. 19 Nebraska-Omaha NIKE Invitational Posters and Schedule Cards Youth Volleyball Team Weekend
Sept. 20 LIU Brooklyn NIKE Invitational Posters and Schedule Cards Youth Volleyball Team Weekend
Youth Night
Post-Match Autographs
Sept. 21 Miami NIKE Invitational Posters and Schedule Cards Youth Volleyball Team Weekend
Sept. 25 Texas Tech* Camp Crimson Reunion Night 250 Boomer Sooner Wristbands 50 Cent Hot Dog & Coke Night
Oct. 5 Iowa State*^ Fan Appreciation Day Drawing for Honorary 1st Serve vs. Baylor  
Oct. 12 Kansas State Military Appreciation Day
Volleyball Camper Reunion Night
  $4 Tickets for Military & Families
Post-Match Autographs
Oct. 26 West Virginia*^ Happy Halloween
Faculty & Staff Night
Free Candy for Kids in Costume  
Nov. 2 Texas* Pledge for a Cure 1,000 Free T-Shirts Student Drawing for OU IT Store Prize
Nov. 13 TCU Student Night 250 Free Popcorn & Small Drink for Fans  
Nov. 16 Baylor*^ Fan Appreciation Day 250 Free Stadium Cups  
Nov. 30 Kansas* Senior Night   Student Prize Night
Post-Match Autographs
*Cane's Challenge: If there are 5 aces in a Cane's Challenge match, receive buy one get one free when you present the ticket stub from that match at your local Raising Cane's location.
^Free Admission



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