Hispanic Heritage Day is being celebrated at The University of Arizona through a variety of activities culminating with the Arizona vs. Oregon State football game on October 21.
On Game Day Los Naughty Dogs will be playing at the Alltel Fan Fiesta starting three hours prior to game time on Bear Down Field. Mariachi groups will be strolling throughout the pre-game tailgate area.
At half-time Los Changuitos Feos will perform with the Pride of Arizona and first year scholarship recipients from the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the UA Alumni Club will be recognized. In addition, TUSD and Sunnyside school district students who participated in the Hispanic Heritage art/poster contest will be given special recognition during the game.
Join your Arizona Wildcats, the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the UA Hispanic Alumni Club as they help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day! Invite your family, friends and business associates to watch the Wildcats battle the Oregon State Beavers. Buy your tickets now to make sure you don't miss out on all the fun.
?* Honorary Co-Captains: Vice Admiral Richard Carmona, the 17th Surgeon General of The United States and Alumni Football Letterman Joe Hernandez
?* Recognition of UA Hispanic Alumni Club and Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce first year Hispanic Scholarship recipients at half-time
?* TUSD and Sunnyside school district students who participate in the “Hispanic Heritage” art/poster contest will be recognized on the video board during the football game
?* Hispanic Heritage Day Tailgate (University Mall and Cherry Street, tickets available for the first 600). Tailgate will begin 3 hours prior to game time.
?* Free parking is available in the 6th Street Garage (Sixth and Park area just west of Arizona Stadium) for carpools of four or more people
?* Sun Tran shuttle to Arizona Stadium is only $2 round trip (boarding at Hi Corbett field, Fry's at Irvington/I-19, and Tucson Mall - NW) - (520) 792-9222
?* Mariachi Groups will be strolling throughout the tailgate area
?* Los Changuitos Feos will be playing during half-time with the Pride of Arizona Marching Band
?* On Game Day, Los Naughty Dogs will be playing at the Alltel Fan Fiesta on Bear Down Field three hours prior to game time
?* To purchase game and tailgate tickets, please contact the McKale Memorial Center Ticket Office at 520-621-CATS and ask for the Hispanic Heritage Ticket and Tailgate package.
?* Individual “Sideline” Game ticket: discounted rate of $20
?* Individual “economy” Game ticket: $12
?* Game ticket and tailgate package: $22 (Sideline) or $14 (economy)
?* Hispanic Heritage Tailgate Ticket only: $10