Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) football competition will be fierce - pitting Houston’s own Texas Southern University Tigers against the Jaguars of Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana campus. Both schools are making their debut appearance at the State Fair of Texas. This game will also
feature TSU's Ocean of Soul battling it out against Southern University's Human Jukebox.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There are paid parking lots surrounding the State Fair; visit our website at www.statefairshowdown.com for a map of the parking lots available. The DART Green Line also runs from downtown Dallas, and stops at the Parry Street entrance gate near the Music Hall.
Is there an additional admission fee for the State Fair of Texas?
No. Your ticket to the game is also your ticket for admission to the State Fair of Texas.
What can I bring into the event?
Visit the State Fair of Texas website at www.bigtex.com for more information on items that may not be brought into the State Fair. The website also has information on Cotton Bowl policies.
What's the refund policy?
All ticket sales are final. No refund; no exchange.
All stadium gates open two hours prior to kickoff.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You may bring either your printed ticket, or show the electronic copy on your cell phone.
Does my child require a ticket?
All children 24 months and older will require a ticket to enter the stadium. Children under 24 months do not require a ticket but must sit in the lap of a parent during the game.