NORMAN– One of the most popular traditions surrounding the Oklahoma football program, the 2018 version of “Meet the Sooners Day” will be held Sunday, July 22, at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. This annual free event gives OU fans a unique opportunity to interact with their favorite players.
While OU appreciates the tremendous support from Sooners fans of all ages, in order to accommodate as many young fans as possible, Meet the Sooners Day will again be offered to children ages 14 and younger. Each child may be accompanied by a maximum of one adult, but adults will not be permitted to submit items for autographs.
As has been the case for several years, a Sooner Jr. Kids Club autograph session will begin 30 minutes prior to the general public session. The Kids Club autograph session will begin at 1 p.m., while general patrons will be admitted at 1:30 p.m. The session will conclude at 3 p.m. for everyone.
Each child may bring one item to be signed, and there will be no exceptions.
A line for the general public will form at Gate 5 on the stadium’s northwest corner beginning at noon. The line will flow under the Asp Avenue Parking Facility on the west side of the stadium.
In addition to the annual autograph session, fans in attendance will also have the opportunity to get an up-close look at the recently revealed OU x Jordan Brand uniforms. Beginning at 1 p.m., the Switzer Center grand lobby on the south end of the stadium will open to the public with OU x Jordan uniforms and other gear on display, along with a full set of Air Jordan I-XXX shoes featured in the Sooners’ official colors. The first 200 fans in attendance at the OU x Jordan display will receive a free OU x Jordan t-shirt. The OU Bookstore will be selling some of the latest OU x Jordan gear onsite, as well.
Meet the Sooners Day check-in for pre-registered Sooner Jr. Kids Club members begins at noon at Gate 7 (northeast corner), where members will receive their OU replica football jerseys.
Registration for the Sooner Jr. Kids Club is currently available and online applications can be submitted on the Sooner Jr. Kids Club page.
In order to gain early admission to the autograph lines, registration must be completed by noon on July 20. Kids Club memberships are $50 per child.
In addition to the OU replica football jersey, new Sooner Jr. Kids Club membership benefits include access to non-conference men’s basketball games, three exclusive gifts throughout the year and in-game experiences at select athletics events. Membership materials, including an official credential and lanyard, will be mailed or will be available for pick-up at a later date.
Public restrooms will be available for fans in attendance. Please note that concessions stands will not be serving food, but free water will be available. Patrons will also be allowed to bring their own bottled water to the event, but no other outside food or beverage items will be permitted.
The OU Bookstore and the OU Athletics Ticket Office will both open at 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event. In addition to OU players and coaches signing autographs, the Sooner Schooner (with Boomer and Sooner) will be on hand for photographs.
Free parking will be available in campus lots and the Asp Avenue facility.
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