Priority tickets will be accustomed to the parents of student-athletes, band, acclamation and ball aggregation members. Tickets will NOT be awash at the amphitheater on bold day.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The better aerial academy football bold in the State of Arkansas will booty on a abundant altered attending for 2020 due to COVID-19. The Salt Bowl Board is admiring to advertise the affair for Salt Bowl 2020 is “Saltier Together.”
The 2020 Salt Bowl will be played on Saturday night, August 29, 7:30 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. The Bryant Hornets will be the home aggregation this year; admirers will sit on the west ancillary of War Memorial Stadium.
Due to COVID-19 advice from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), in appointment with both academy districts, and the Division Parks and Tourism and War Memorial Stadium, appearance to this year’s bold will be bound to 12,000 guests. Priority tickets will be accustomed to the parents of student-athletes, band, acclamation and ball aggregation members. Tickets will NOT be awash at the amphitheater on bold day. Alone AAA passes will be accustomed for entry. No calm club tickets will be sold.
For the aboriginal time in Salt Bowl history, the bold will be accessible via Pay Per View.
Fans may acquirement the bold for $50 from now until bold time at www.saltbowlar.com and bang on the Salt Bowl at Home tab. Afterwards purchase, a articulation and countersign to watch the bold will be beatific by email.
Tickets are $10. (Unfortunately, there will NOT be a Salt Bowl T-shirt for 2020.) Anniversary commune has been allocated 6,000 tickets. Tickets will ONLY be awash at Big Red Stores. Benton admirers should acquirement tickets from a Benton Big Red location; Bryant admirers from a Bryant store.
All guests will be appropriate to abrasion a affectation at all times except aback arresting aliment or a beverage. Concession angle airheaded will be bound to pre-packaged items only.
It is additionally important to bethink there are aegis procedures at War Memorial Amphitheater including a bright bag action and anniversary fan will go through a metal detector.
A account of acceptable and banned items can be activate on the Salt Bowl website. Gates to the amphitheater will accessible at 5:30pm. Admirers should access aboriginal as amusing break will be accomplished while activity through security. Signs and markers will be throughout the amphitheater and concourses reminding attendees to chase ADH guidelines.
“We accept been alive aback the alpha of the communicable to ensure that if accustomed the adventitious to comedy this year’s bold we would do so with the assurance of our coaches, student-athletes, band, acclamation and ball teams aboriginal and foremost in our minds. The Salt Bowl will be the better alfresco accident aback the alpha of the pandemic; we booty assurance actual seriously. We would appeal our admirers to chase the guidelines so that this will not be the aboriginal and aftermost bold of the division for our students,” said Shane Broadway, agent for the Salt Bowl Committee. “The board is actual beholden of the advice that we accept accustomed from the Arkansas Department of Health, the Governor’s appointment and the Governor’s Aerial Academy Sports Advisory Group, and the Arkansas Activities Association.”
Game anniversary will admission with the Recycle Saline Coaches’ and Players’ columnist appointment captivated at apex on Tuesday, August 25th via Zoom. Coach Brad Harris, Coach Buck James and two players from anniversary aggregation will be accessible interviews about this year’s game. A Zoom articulation will be beatific to the associates of the media above-mentioned to the columnist conference. The Salt Bowl bologna will not booty abode this year.
This year’s accident will not accommodate the anniversary Dairy Queen-Arkansas’ Better Aerial Academy Tailgate Party as affair will NOT be acceptable on the area of War Memorial Stadium. The Future Panthers and Hornets sponsored by ACDI, will be accustomed in a video, rather than live, presentation.
Pre-game anniversary will activate at 7 p.m. and will accommodate a flyover afterwards the National Anthem by Bulldog Flight-Mid South RVators. Association Service Awards, the Rob Patrick Award and the Donnie Burks Awards, all sponsored by McFarland Eye Care, will be announced.
The Honorary Captain administering this year’s bread bung sponsored by Republic Services will be Governor Asa Hutchinson.
At halftime, both bands will accomplish from their corresponding end zones. The Benton Bandage will be built-in in the South End Zone and the Bryant Bandage in the North End Zone. Acclamation and ball squads will perform, forth with the anniversary Chick-Fil-A “Kickin’ for Chicken” contest.
For updates apropos this year’s game, admirers can appointment the website, Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram @SaltBowlAR. Comment application the hashtag #SaltySaturday.
Salt Bowl 2020 “Saltier Together” would not be accessible after the abutment of our association and our abundant sponsors. The sponsors this year accommodate Big Red Stores, Everett Buick GMC, ACDI, McFarland Eye Care, Chuy’s Restaurant, Jones Heating and Air, Arkansas Urology, Dairy Queen, Skippy Foods, Chick-fil-A Reynolds Road, Petit Jean Meats, Arkansas Copier, Recycle Saline, Bin There Dump That, Ortho Arkansas, Arkansas Bone and Joint, Republic Services, Saline Memorial Hospital, Mascot Media, The Kinzler Family/SaltyDawg, Silver Eagle GPX, Saline County Banks and Credit Unions, Bryant Chamber of Commerce, and the Benton Chamber of Commerce.
Sign up amid today and bold day on Chick-fil-A Reynolds Road in Bryant Facebook Folio or the Salt Bowl Facebook Folio for the adventitious to be “Kickin’ for Chicken”. Selected winners will try to bang a acreage ambition at halftime to win a year’s accumulation of craven from Chick-fil-A.
The Salt Bowl Board is admiring to already afresh assignment with abundant organizations to accord aback to our community: The Arkansas Foodbank, the Arkansas Claret Institute and Goodwill Industries of Arkansas. These organizations and the assignment that they do are alike added important accustomed the appulse of Covid-19 on our communities.
The Arkansas Foodbank will afresh be partnering with Skippy Foods for the anniversary Peanut Adulate Drive. The peanut adulate accumulating and antagonism will BEGIN at the Salt Bowl bold this year and run the absolute ages of September, which coincides with Ache Action Month. The ambition is to accommodate a alimental basic aliment account for accouchement and families in Saline County, as able-bodied as brainwash acceptance of the appulse of ache in our community. Teachers will accept advisory packets from the Foodbank to use in their classrooms. With the ambition of 25,000 pounds, schools from Bryant and Benton will be partnered with bounded Saline County aliment pantries as they attempt to see which one will aggregate the best peanut butter. Skippy Foods has abundantly alms to accommodate a analogous gift.
Arkansas Foodbank is additionally partnering with several bounded businesses to be bead off locations in the community. Saline County Residents can acquirement peanut adulate during the ages of August for $1 at any bounded Big Red Store and bead it in the Foodbank accumulating barrels in the store. Everett Dealerships in Saline County and McFarland Eye Care in Bryant, Little Rock, Hot Springs and Pine Bluff additionally serve as bead off locations. If bounded businesses are absorbed in actuality a bead off location, acquaintance Daniel Frazier at 501-569-4315. Businesses will again be able to accord the peanut adulate to the academy of their best in the Benton or Bryant academy district. All peanut adulate calm during the drive stays in the academy districts and aliment pantries in Saline County.
The Arkansas Claret Institute will be captivation Claret Drives at both aerial schools. The Bryant Aerial Academy claret drive will be September 9, and the Benton Aerial Academy Claret Drive will booty abode on September 29. Both schools will be aggressive for a bays to the academy that donates the best pints of blood.
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is accession able accomplice of Salt Bowl. Alpha August 17 through August 27, Goodwill food in Benton and Bryant will aggregate Salt Bowl donations. Students, families and the association are encouraged to accord acclaim acclimated accouterment and domiciliary items at their corresponding Goodwill locations. In accession to allowance armamentarium abundant programs that accommodate education, training and application assistance, donations calm will beggarly money for the academy districts and allowance cards for families in need. Admirers can additionally accomplish a budgetary donation at GoodwillAR.org, anecdotic the academy to support.
On August 28, the donations will be totaled and the acceptable commune called at the game. The commune with the best donations will accept a analysis for $1,500, forth with $500 in allowance cards to accord to families in need. The additional abode commune will additionally accept $500 in allowance cards, additional with a analysis for $1,000.
The attitude of Salt Bowl continues to be togetherness. Join us on the acreage or on the awning as we aggregation to be “Saltier Together.”