The Texas Bowl is encouraging fans attending the inaugural game to come the game in their best "
" outfit and Go Texan.
The Texas Bowl has been created as "A Celebration of the Culture, Heritage and Football Tradition of the
In addition to all the fans dressed in their best boots and hats there will be great
music, food, drink, games and football legends at TexFest, a pre-game celebration that starts the party at Reliant Stadium at 3:00.
Texas Gridiron Legends will be available for "Meet and Greet" at TexFest and include Kenny Houston, Jerry Levias and Don Maynard. Fans will have the opportunity to meet these legends and get a photo with the first inductees to the Texas Gridiron Legends.
Also during TexFest both teams will enter the stadium through this fan zone
with the Wildcat Walk for
themed games (i.e. horse shoes and washers) at TexFest.
Fans should also be on the lookout for the H-E-B Tailgate Team as they will be looking for the Best Tailgating during the Texas Bowl. The best Tailgating will receive a trophy and be recognized during the game.
**3:00 p.m. Parking lots open
TexFest opens in the Blue Parking Lot
Interactive Games, Live Music, Food
3:15 p.m. Miles from Nowhere performs on the Shiner Beers Stage
4:45 p.m. Kansas State Spirit Area features the "Wildcat Walk" as the players enter the stadium through TexFest
5:00 p.m. Rutgers Spirit Area features the "Scarlet Walk" as the players enter the stadium through TexFest
5:15 p.m. Reckless Kelly performs on the Shiner Beers Stage at TexFest
5:30 p.m. Gates open to Reliant Stadium
6:30 p.m. Both school bands performing on field in Reliant Stadium
6:45 p.m. Texas Gridiron Legends honored
6:50 p.m. Houstonian and American Idol finalist Kimberly Caldwell performs the National Anthem
7:00 p.m. Kick-Off
Bowl Trophy Presentation
Bowl MVP Presentation
15 minutes after the game Fireworks begin in the South Parking Lot.