Aug. 6, 2013
WACO, Texas - The Baylor Athletic Department will host its annual "Meet the Bears" football fan appreciation event on Saturday, Aug. 10. The 2013 event will again be held in the Jay and Jenny Allison Indoor Practice Facility at the Highers Athletics Complex on University Parks Drive in Waco.
Fans will be invited to watch the Bears practice starting at 10:30 a.m., with a scrimmage slated from approximately 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m., and then get autographs of their favorite players and coaches starting at 1 p.m. The autograph session will begin in the indoor facility following the scrimmage on the practice field.
Inflatables will again be set-up in the Allison Indoor facility for the children to enjoy, while complimentary 2013 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. The shuttle service is scheduled to run between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Limited spectator seating will be available for fans who want to watch practice, and all fans are asked to sit in the on the side of the practice field closest to the Allison facility for the safety of not only themselves, but the players, coaches and staff, too.
Season tickets, which may be purchased for as low as $95 each for Baylor's seven-game 2013 home schedule, are available online at www.BaylorBears.com/tickets, in person at the Baylor Athletics Ticket Office or via phone by calling 254-710-1000. Single-game tickets for all games except the Bears' Dec. 7 finale against Texas go on sale Aug. 7. At this time, the only way to ensure a ticket to the Texas game is by purchasing a 2013 season ticket.
For questions about "Meet the Bears", please contact Baylor athletic marketing at (254) 710-8110.