2017 State Fair Classic$32
2017 STATE FAIR CLASSIC
Cotton Bowl | Dallas, TX | 4:00pm Kick-Off
Grambling State vs Prairie View A&M
Gate (day of the game): $32
The State Fair Classic is always a vibrant, dramatic contest – between the football teams and the marching bands of Grambling State University of Louisiana and Prairie View A&M University of Texas.
The classic showdown began in the 1940s and has been at Fair Park annually since the 1980s. It is considered the largest social event of the year for both schools, attracting some 65,000 fans to Dallas.
Just as exciting to watch is the halftime extravaganza, termed a battle of the bands showdown. The Grambling State Marching Band and the Prairie View A&M Marching Storm both merge jaw-dropping precision and dynamic dance moves. The result – a flashy but fantastic halftime like no other you have ever seen.
PRE-GAME CONCERT FEATURING RO JAMES
DALLAS: Ticketmaster.com, Charge by phone 800.745.3000, All Williams Chicken’s Locations, Catfish Floyds, Friendship West Baptist Church, St Johns Baptist Church (Southlake & Grand Prairie locations), PVU & GSU Alumni, Federal Credit Union, Dave’s BBQ, Army & Air Force Exchange, El Centro, That Magic Moment
Lawton, OK: Adventure Travel (Ft. Sill Location)
LONGVIEW: Mike’s CD’s
KILGORE: Walker Styles
WACO: Floyd’s Audio
KILEEN: Ft. Hood ITR Center, Obsession by Carolyn
AUSTIN: Willie’s Bar B Q, The Villager Newspaper, Marshall’s Barber Shop
CORSICANA: Clipper Kings
SAN ANTONIO: Ward’s Barber Shop
TYLER: Mass Connection Barbershop, Mike’s Place, One Stop Barbershop
SHREVEPORT: Little J’s Music, Lakeshore All Around Sound
HOUSTON: Prairie View A&M Bookstore, Wolf’s Department Store
*** All tickets are subject to a service charge