The Norman Transcript

July 18, 2013

Aug. 3 slated for Meet the Sooners

By John Shinn
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — If children want autographs from Oklahoma players, mark Aug. 3 down on the calendar. OU will conduct its annual Meet the Sooners Day on that day for children 14 and under.

This year’s event falls on a Saturday for a third consecutive year. OU officials said that was due to summer school dates. The autograph session will 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.

Each child may bring one item to be signed. There will be no exceptions.

A line for the general public will form at Gate 5 beginning at 7 a.m. The line will flow under the Asp Avenue Parking Facility on the west side of the stadium.

Check-in for pre-registered Sooner Jr. Kids Club members and registration for those who would like to purchase Sooner Jr. Kids Club memberships begins at 7 a.m. at Gate 7. Sooner Jr. Kids Club members will receive their official membership package at that time before moving to the autograph lines under the stadium.

The Sooner Jr. Kids Club autograph session will begin 30 minutes prior to the general public. The Kids Club autograph session will begin at 10 a.m., while general patrons will be admitted at 10:30 a.m. The session will end at noon.

Restrooms will be available for fans in attendance, but concession stands will not be open. Fans can bring their own bottled water to the event, but no other outside food or beverage items will be permitted. Bottled water also will be on sale inside and outside the stadium during the event.

The OU Bookstore and the OU Athletics Ticket Office will both open at 8 a.m. on the day of the event. Free parking will be available in campus lots and the Asp Avenue facility.

To register for the Sooner Jr. Kids Club contact Kayla Nowak at sjkc@ou.edu or by calling 325-6353. Registrations can also be submitted by faxing 325-4151 or by mailing an application to the address below. Sooner Jr. Kids Club memberships are $30 per child. Families registering multiple children will pay $30 for the first child and $25 for each additional individual.