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Football's Meet the Bears Event Set for August 9

June 20, 2014

WACO, Texas - The Baylor Athletic Department will host its annual "Meet the Bears" football fan appreciation event on Saturday, Aug. 9. The 2014 event will again be held in the Allison Indoor Practice Facility at the Highers Athletics Complex on University Parks Drive in Waco.

The start time of the event will be released at a later date. However, fans are encouraged to watch a BU practice and then get autographs of their favorite players and coaches. The autograph table presented by GuideStone Funds will be setup in the indoor facility following the scrimmage on the practice field.

Inflatables will again be in the Allison Indoor Facility for the children to enjoy, while complimentary 2014 schedule posters and schedule cards will also be available. Fans will be limited to two autographed items per player/coach.

Fans should park in the Turner Riverfront Complex parking lots and ride the complimentary shuttles to the Highers Athletics Complex or walk as no parking will be available at the Highers Complex.

In addition, athletic department officials issued a reminder that the deadline for fans to purchase tickets for road football contests from the Baylor Athletic Ticket Office is Monday, June 23. Tickets purchased from the Baylor Athletic Ticket Office are assured of being with other Bears fans within the designated visiting team sections at each venue that BU travels to this fall.

Per Big 12 policy, Baylor must commit to the number of tickets it wishes to purchase from the 3,800-seat visiting team allotment by June 30.

Ticket prices for the Bears five 2014 away games are set at $50 for Buffalo (Sept. 12), $65 for Iowa State (Sept. 27), $100 for Texas (Oct. 4), $60 for West Virginia (Oct. 18) and $85 for Oklahoma (Nov. 8). All seats will be assigned using the Baylor Bear Foundation's priority point system.

Current Baylor season ticket holders and Bear Foundation members also have until Monday to purchase club seats for the 2014 Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Shootout against Texas Tech for $100.

After Monday tickets for the game on Nov. 29, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will be priced at $125 for club seats, $65 for lower level seats and $40 for upper level seats. Special ticket prices for groups of 20 or more are also available.

To purchase tickets, visit or call 254-710-1000. For questions about "Meet the Bears", please contact Baylor athletic marketing at (254) 710-8110.

Follow the official Twitter and Instagram account of the team: @BUFootball for an inside look with results, photos and stories.



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