“Biggest Hog Call ever” invites Hog fans in Fayetteville, Little Rock and beyond to support Razorback student-athletes

Submitted by the University of Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – On Friday, August 31 at 1 p.m. CST Arkansas Razorback fans are invited to stand up as ONE fan base and Call the Hogs for the BIGGEST Hog Call – EVER. Public events will be held in Fayetteville and Little Rock where fans across the state can rally and call the Hogs in unison as ONE Razorback.

Fayetteville fans are invited to gather at the Fayetteville Town Center Plaza located at 15 West Mountain St. at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 31 for pre-call activities including free food, prize pack drawings plus appearances by the Razorback Spirit Squads and the Best in Sight and Sound Band. At 1 p.m. Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Hunter Yurachek will lead those in attendance in ONE Hog Call. Free parking will be available in the Town Center parking garage.

University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff are invited to gather at the Greek Theatre, for an on-campus ONE Hog Call event. Festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. with free food, music by DJ Derrick and appearances by the Razorback Spirit Squads and the Best in Sight and Sound Band. At 1 p.m., Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz will lead those in attendance in ONE Hog Call.

Little Rock activities will be held on the field at War Memorial Stadium located at 1 Stadium Drive beginning at 12:30 p.m. the same day. Attendees can enjoy free food, giveaways, Razorback trivia and appearances by former Razorback student-athletes, Tusk and others. Former Razorback and local radio host David Bazzel will emcee the event. To culminate the celebration, fans will gather at the very spot where the Miracle on Markham occurred in 2002 to Call the Hogs as ONE. Fans should park on the west side of War Memorial Stadium and enter the stadium at the home team gate (between gates 8 and 9).

“Calling the Hogs is one of the most unique and passionate traditions in all of college sports,” Yurachek said. “It is not only our signature cheer, but a rallying cry for our state and the Razorback Nation. As we launch our “One Razorback” initiative to further unite Razorback fans throughout Arkansas and globally, there is no more fitting way than by joining together in one of our greatest traditions.”

The inaugural ONE Hog Call takes the nationally recognized tradition of calling the Hogs to a new level. Fans from throughout the nation and around the globe have already committed to join in.

All fans are encouraged to post photos and videos of their Hog Call on social media using #ONEHogCall. Some of the best submissions will be featured on Razorback social channels and videoboards in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium during Arkansas’s football season opener against Eastern Illinois on Saturday, Sept. 1.

For more information, visit arkansasrazorbacks.com/ONEhogcall and follow the Arkansas Razorbacks on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Download the Arkansas Razorbacks Mobile App to receive reminders ahead of ONE Hog Call.

CONTACT: Kevin Trainor, [email protected], ArkansasRazorbacks.com, on Twitter @ArkRazorbacks, Facebook.com/ArkansasRazorbacks

One Hog Call at War Memorial
One Hog Call at War Memorial
The Crowd at War Memorial
The Crowd at War Memorial

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Submitted by the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-682-7606
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