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Aggie Game Day

Join The Association of Former Students on campus for home football game weekends or on the road for away-game tailgates, yell practice and more!

AWAY GAME EVENTS

Whenever the Aggies hit the road, The Association of Former Students will be right there with them. Join us for yell practice, tailgating, and lots of Aggie networking and camaraderie!

For any last minute updates, follow sjarvis00 on Twitter.

DECEMBER 31, 7 p.m. - ESPN

CHICK-FIL-A BOWL

Texas Aggies vs. Duke Blue Devils

IMPORTANT UPDATE! LOCATION HAS CHANGED
FOR ALL-AGGIE TAILGATE! SEE DETAILS BELOW.

There is no hotel block in Atlanta through The Association of Former Students. Please see below for hotels offering special rates for Aggies. 

The Atlanta Hawks have offered discounted tickets to Aggies for their game vs. the 
Charlotte Bobcats on December 28.

Simply go to their tickets sales and use the password 'texasam'.


DECEMBER 30

Pre-Yell Practice Aggie Headquarters (9-11:15 p.m.)

Hudson Grille Downtown *
120 Marietta St. 
Atlanta, GA

* Please note that there is a private event at the Hudson Grille until 8:30 p.m. If you plan to be there earlier, please consider the Park Bar, which is listed below.  

They will be offering $5 Pinnacle Martinis, $10.95 pitchers of Budweiser and Bud Light, $3.95 Audible Ales and $2 Select shorties. 
 
On New Year's Eve, they will have $25 bottles of champagne.


Park Bar

150 Walton Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-524-0444
www.parkbaratlanta.com

Aggie special: 3-2-1 drink special: 3 for the price of 2 in a big souvenir cup and beer buckets.


Midnight Yell Practice

At midnight in C1 Hall of the Georgia World Congress Center

It is less than half a mile from the Hudson Grille to the GWCC building C.

You can check out the full list of events offered by the Chick-fil-A Bowl HERE.


DECEMBER 31

5 p.m. EST - All-Aggie Tailgate

UPDATE: LOCATION HAS CHANGED! All-Aggie Tailgate will now be directly across the street from Georgia Dome Entrance C. Look for the Hottie Hawgs rig.

The Atlanta A&M Club and The Association have teamed up with Hottie Hawgs BBQ for an All-Aggie tailgate!  

There will be a state-of-the-art 35-ft. BBQ rig complete with dual flat-screen TVs.

The event will include:
* "All you can eat" BBQ Buffet
* Numerous patio heaters
* Music
* Drinks, Ice, Cups, & Set-ups Provided

Please BYOB (and some to share), but Hottie Hawgs will provide coolers, ice and all set-ups for you to pour your own favorite New Year's Eve cocktail!

$20 Pre-sold via Pay Pal. Tickets sold before Friday, December 27, at 5 p.m.
Click HERE to purchase tickets to the tailgate.
$30 Game Day at Door (CASH ONLY)
All prices include a $2 donation to the Atlanta A&M Club Scholarship Fund.
Visit Hottie Hawgs BBQ online 

Paid parking is available in the lot for $40.


8 p.m. EST - BTHO Duke!


Hotels offering special Aggie rates:

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-6500
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/TXAM
Group block name: Texas A&M University
Available December  27, 2013 -  January   1, 2014 
Aggie special: $159 per night
Minimum stay of 2 nights required. 
1 night room & tax will be charged to your card at time of booking. 
Group rate available until December 25, 2013. Subject to Availability.


Restaurants/Bars offering Aggie specials:

Big Kahuna

303 Peachtree Center Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Aggie specials:
Aggie Kahuna Punch - $5. Bud Light draft - $3. Kahuna Shots - $3.
Nachos - $5. Wings - $8.99. Tijuana Chicken Tacos - $3
They also offer free shuttle rides to the Dome on gameday.

For additional bowl game information, including links to ticket information: https://www.aggienetwork.com/events/bowlgame.aspx.

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We'll post the details and schedules for each game weekend here as the details are finalized, so bookmark this page and check back often. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get all the latest updates.

We look forward to having you join us!
  

  • Sept. 28 Arkansas    
    • The Ozark A&M Club has created a smartphone app to let you keep up with all the activities for the weekend!  It is free and easy to use.  This is a great way to keep informed of game day activities. When you allow the app to send you 'push notifications' you will receive real time updates of activities and plans. There is a tab to post your photos, videos, and share your status. This app is a great way to connect on game day!  To get it just go to http://my.yapp.us/OZARKAGGIES.

    • Midnight Yell Practice will be held at Har-Ber High School at 300 Jones Road in Springdale off of 412.
    • There will be an All Aggie Tailgate hosted by the Ozark A&M Club and The Association of Former Students at Pratt Place Barn in Fayetteville (www.hogwildtailgating.com). It is just up the hill ½ mile west of the stadium. 
    • ALL AGGIES are welcome!  There is no cost to attend, thanks to the Ozark Aggies, but donations will be welcomed. Come enjoy pulled pork and ribs as well as hot dogs for the kiddos, provided by the Ozark A&M Club!  Sodas and water will be provided, adult beverages are BYOB (and some to share!).
    • There will be a visit from the Aggie Yell Leaders at 3:50 and a yell practice at 4:15! 
    • As a nice bonus, you can park here as well.  You can buy your parking pass atwww.hogwildtailgating.com for $30 and they will shuttle people down the hill before and after game (or during if you call them). ($30 is a reasonable price for parking around the stadium.)  If you buy a parking pass, please email the Club President Casey Owens Hanning so that she can let them know how much space to reserve. 
    • For more information or to let them know you're coming, download the app or check out their FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.
    • A block of Aggie-acquired hotel rooms are available at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Fort Smith for $109 per night. Please consider taking one of the rooms, if you’re looking for lodging. Local attractions include the Riverfront Amphitheater, the Fort Smith Trolley Museum, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, National U.S. Marshals Museum and the Fort Smith Air Museum.
  • Oct. 12 Ole Miss

    For any last minute updates, follow sjarvis00 on Twitter.

    • Note for those traveling to Memphis via Little Rock:

      There is substantial road construction on I-40 at Forrest City. Both east and west bound are closed to one lane and heavy delays are expected this weekend. According to Arkansas Highway Dept., the following detour is recommended:

      From I-40 EB: Take Exit 233 to Palestine. Get on Hwy 70 and head east. Get back on in Widener at mm 249.

    • Aggie headquarters on Beale Street in Memphis, TN: Silky O’Sullivans

    • Midnight Yell Practice will be hosted by the Mid-South A&M Club and The Association of Former Students at the Handy Park amphitheater right off Beale St. 

    • All Aggie tailgate - parking lot of the Swayze Field baseball stadium on the Ole Miss campus.  All Aggies are welcome to this free event hosted by the Mid-South A&M Club and The Association of Former Students!  BYOB, donations to the Club will be accepted.

      The Aggie Yell Leaders will be joining the crowd around 5:00 p.m. and we'll wrap things up with a yell practice at 5:30 p.m. then go BTHO Ole Miss!

    • Please note:  There will be no available parking in that lot. 

      All fans who don't have a parking pass will have to park offsite and ride a shuttle into campus. The lots off campus are free to park in and the shuttles from the Whirlpool lot and the West Jackson Avenue Center lot are free. The shuttles from the Oxford Conference Center, Oxford Activities Center and Central Middle School are $5 per person for the day.

      Visit www.olemissfb.com for more information on parking. The Traffic/Shuttles tab has some very good maps.  

      All updated weekend information can be found on the Mid-South A&M Club website at http://midsouthaggies.wordpress.com/.


  • Nov. 23 LSU - 2:30 p.m. CST on CBS

o  Friday, November 22

TexAgs Radio will be broadcasting LIVE from Johnny White's Pub and Grill in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA.  Come watch Gabe Bock, Billy Liucci and the gang from 8-11 a.m., then stick around to maroon out Bourbon Street through Midnight Yell Practice!  They look forward to visiting with everyone, signing autographs and will even have some TexAgs and Aggie gear to give away as well!

Midnight Yell Practice
 will be hosted by the New Orleans A&M Club and The Association of Former Students and held at Johnny White’s Pub and Grill at 718 Bourbon St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans, LA. This is the corner of Bourbon and Orleans Streets, directly behind St. Louis Cathedral and across Orleans St. from the Bourbon Orleans Hotel.

o  Saturday, November 23

All Aggie tailgate
 
hosted by the Baton Rouge A&M Club, New Orleans A&M Club and The Association of Former Students will be held on the LSU campus on the SW Corner of the LSU Parade Grounds near the LSU Union.  It is open FREE to ALL Aggies.  Jambalaya, Slovaceck Sausage and drinks will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.  Please BYOB (and some to share)!  Donations will be appreciated to help offset the costs to the A&M Clubs. 

The tailgate will be rockin' by 11:30, so come join us!

There will be a Fightin' Texas Aggie Yell Practice with the Aggie Yell Leaders around 1:00 p.m.

There will be Dish TV coverage as well.

  • Nov. 30 Missouri - 6:45 p.m. CST on ESPN
    • Midnight Yell Practice will be hosted by the Gateway A&M Club and The Association of Former Students at Harry's Restaurant and Bar at 2144 Market St,St. Louis, MO 63103
    • For all of those that plan to travel to Columbia for the game, the Gateway A&M Club has reserved a bus for anyone that is interested.   The fee is $25 a seat. They will be departing from the 40 & Mason area using Vandalia Bus Lines.  Bus pickup and drop-off times will be posted once the kickoff time has been announced.
    • Michelle McCue is handling the reservations.  You can either send her a check or send funds via paypal atoh_man_4@yahoo.com.  If you wish to pay by check, please email Michelle at mccuemichelle9@gmail.com for her address/phone number.
    • An All Aggie tailgate will be hosted by the Heart of America A&M Club and The Association of Former Students, as well as Aggieland Outfitters who will have their AO Roadtrip RV there.  The tailgate will begin around 2:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome!  Food and beverages will be available while supplies last, but we encourage you to BYOB (and some to share)!
    • The Aggie Yell Leaders will come by for a Yell Practice around 5:00 p.m.
    • If you're planning to make the trip, be sure to RSVP on the Facebook Event pageso that we can plan for an accurate number for food and drinks.
    • The event will be free, but donations are appreciated on behalf of the local A&M clubs hosting the event.



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