'Mobile-ize Our State' campaign to include Red Wolves pep rally at State Capitol
From Arkansas State University
Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Wednesday it will hold
a noon pep rally Monday, Dec. 16, on the steps of the Arkansas State
Capitol in Little Rock to celebrate the Red Wolves' upcoming appearance
in the 2014 GoDaddy Bowl.
pep rally is being held in conjunction with Arkansas State's
"Mobile-ize Our State" campaign
urging all Arkansans to show their state pride by joining the Red Wolves
in Mobile, Ala., for the Jan. 5 bowl game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
A-State football team, which has won 27 games over the last three
seasons, accepted an official
invitation this week to play in the GoDaddy Bowl for an unprecedented
third consecutive time in the bowl's history. This year's game will be
the 15th edition of the GoDaddy Bowl, which was played for the first
time in 1999.
pep rally will be headlined by a number of featured speakers, including
Mike Beebe. Those in attendance will also hear from A-State Head
Football Coach Bryan Harsin, Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir and
ASU System President Dr. Charles Welch.
Performances by the A-State band, cheerleaders, and Red Wolves Dancers will also highlight the
event, designed to rally statewide support for Arkansas State and its appearance in the GoDaddy Bowl.
are very proud of Arkansas State University," said Mohajir. "Any time
we can travel around
Arkansas to talk about the wonderful initiatives happening with A-State
makes us feel fortunate and blessed to be a part of this great state and
Arkansas State has almost 10,000 alumni who live in central Arkansas and more than 1,600 current
students from the region.
has gone on record saying the way Red Wolves fans traveled to Mobile
the last two years
played a major role in the decision made by GoDaddy Bowl President Jerry
Silverstein and the bowl selection committee to bring A-State back
again in 2014. He has called on all fans in the state and beyond to
repay the GoDaddy Bowl's loyalty by setting a record
attendance at this year's game.
Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets only through the A-State Ticket Office to directly
support the Red Wolves and to ensure they receive priority seating within the designated A-State area.
tickets are only $45 per ticket when purchased through the A-State
Ticket Office. Tickets
will be available for purchase at the pep rally event, but fans can also
go to AStateRedWolves.com and click on ‘Bowl Game Central'
(AStateRedWolves.com/BowlGame) to order tickets. The A-State Ticket
Office, located at the Convocation Center's lower red entrance,
is also taking walk-up or telephone (870-972-2781) orders.
Special pricing is also available for students in the designated student zone when ordered through
the A-State Ticket Office. Students may also use their A-State Express Dollars to purchase tickets.