Beat Texas Weekend 2018
Join the OU Club of Dallas for the 68th Annual BEAT TEXAS Weekend - October 4-7, 2018
Kickoff is TBD on Saturday, October 6, 2018
BEAT TEXAS WEEKEND 2018 EVENTS
Join OU Club of Dallas for our 68th Annual BEAT TEXAS WEEKEND - October 4-7, 2018 at the NEW!!! Renaissance Dallas Addison, formerly the Intercontinental Dallas
Make your HOTEL RESERVATIONS now with OU Club of Dallas and Touchdown Club of Oklahoma at the Renaissance Dallas Addison. Formerly the Intercontinental, The Renaissance Dallas Addison is in the heart of Addison and welcomes all Sooners to the only All-Sooner hotel in the Dallas-metro area. Re-branded as the Renaissance, the hotel is undergoing a multi-million-dollar renovation of the entire property! All common areas will be completed prior to Beat Texas Weekend. The Renaissance is located in Addison Texas, off the North Dallas Tollway with convenient access to the DART Green Line to Fair Park. Rooms start at $173/night and are available through September 21st at our Special Sooner Rate or until the hotel is fully booked.
Copy and Paste this web address into your browser to access the OU Dedicated Booking Site: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49586758
Phone Reservations: 972-386-6000 or 800-235-4670 Be sure to mention one OU Club of Dallas or Touchdown Club for the group rate!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018
8:00 a.m. Southwest Airlines Pigskin Plane Pull: Forty Sooners will join OU Club of Dallas and Touchdown Club of Oklahoma to cheer our Southwest Airlines Sooner team and OU Celebrity “Puller” Rufus Alexander in SWA’s Annual Pigskin Plane Pull. This is the 18th Year in the Southwest Airlines contest series between the Sooners and Longhorns, pulling a 737 jet 100-yards in a timed race.
6:30 p.m Kick Off The Weekend with the Thursday Night Happy Hour – Free Event.
Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub & Grill – 5100 Beltline Road, Addison (In the Village on the Parkway). Kickoff "The Weekend" with our annual Happy Hour at Sherlock's Pub in Addison. Membership has its privileges. All OU Club of Dallas Members have a chance to win the opportunity to purchase OU/Tx tickets at face value, but you must be present to win! Sherlock’s is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is allowed outside on the patios only.
WE GUARANTEE A MINIMUM OF 12 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO RAFFLE & MORE PRIZES TOO!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018
4:45 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. WFAA Party on the Plaza – FREE EVENT: Rise Early and get to the WFAA Victory Park Plaza studio to talk smack with other Sooners and Longhorns for a live recording of ABC's News 8 Daybreak show. Rep your Crimson & Cream - bring your signs and banners!. The live show starts at 5 a.m. and ends at 7 a.m. Parking is free at the meters on Houston St. until 8 a.m or in the W Hotel lots for 2 hours. 3030 Olive St. #101, Dallas
2:00 p.m. OU Club of Dallas Will Call Desk opens in Renaissance lobby across from Check-in. Have questions - Need help? - Just want to come by and say "hi"? Our volunteer Board members are happy to help make your Weekend more enjoyable - Come by and see us!
6:00 p.m. BEAT TEXAS Pep Rally & Party:
Buy tickets or reserved seating to the best party in town! Your ticket provides you with a reserved seat for all the activities for the evening, beginning with live music by Roy Lee Nelson and the Big Ten-Four Band at 6:00 p.m. The Garden Court will have convenient cash bar service available for reserved seating. Individual reserved seating is $20 and Table of 10 is $200…Buy your tickets and have a ringside seat to watch The Pride of Oklahoma and OU Spirit Squads get everyone in Gameday mood with the only Pep Rally in Dallas! Dinner Reservations and Sooner Specials will be available at the new Noelle JCT restaurant (Renaissance's new in-house restaurant), Arthur’s Steakhouse and Table 13. Make your reservations early! There will be a Renaissance Shuttle that will run between 5:00-8:30p.m. to Arthur’s, Table 13 and to Belt Line Rd. so you can make it back to the Party in time to catch The Pride! With the later arrival of The Pride of Oklahoma, meals are not included your reserved seating and ticket prices have been lowered to reflect this change.
- 5:00 p.m. Icons of Oklahoma Autograph Session with Sooner Greats!
- 6:00 p.m. Bring the family for pictures with the Ruf/Neks and Sooner Schooner!
- 6:00 p.m. Live Music by Roy Lee Nelson & the Big Ten-Four Band
- 8:45 p.m. Pep Rally begins with the OU Spirit Squads and arrival of Mascots, Boomer & Sooner. The Pride of Oklahoma is scheduled to arrive between 9:00-9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018
SOONER FLYER BUSES TO/FROM FAIR PARK: Tickets are $30 each for a comfortable, police-escorted ride to Fair Park and return to the Renaissance. Touchdown Club and OU Club of Dallas have partnered to provide a stress-free ride to the game for all our guests!
----> BUY YOUR SOONER FLYER BUS TICKETS HERE: Police-escorted Sooner Flyer buses
Buses will begin loading 3.5 hours prior to kickoff and will depart promptly 3 hours prior to kickoff. We do not anticipate more than 30 minutes to load all of our buses. Once game time information is known, Touchdown Club will send final departure times with your wristbands in USPS mail. Buses will return as they are filled with the last bus leaving Fair Park promptly 1.5 hours after end of game.
Touchdown Club and OU Club of Dallas are not responsible for passengers not on the buses at departure time. Buses depart from the Renaissance Dallas Addison South entrance and park outside the Fitzhugh Gate near the Midway (Gate 9).
NOT GOING TO THE GAME?
Henderson Tap House is the home of OU Club of Dallas Official Watch Party! HTH will have Drink Specials and Reserved Seating for all Sooners...Wear your Crimson & Cream and Cheer like Champions! Henderson Tap House donates a portion of all proceeds to the OU Club of Dallas Scholarship Fund. In 2017, HTH donated $5000 to the OU Club of Dallas; providing a named scholarship for one Dallas-area student to attend OU!