"Celebrate Cotton" Game Set for Sept. 21
Friday, August 2, 2013
By Mary Jane Buerkle
Have YOU made plans to attend a Texas Tech football game this season?
Plains Cotton Growers has again teamed up with Texas Tech Athletics and 8 corporate partners supporting the cotton industry to bring you the"Celebrate Cotton" Game as the Red Raiders host Texas State on Saturday,
September 21, at Jones AT&T Stadium. Game time currently is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Those in the cotton industry can purchase tickets for this game at a special price of just $35 per ticket! Please visit http://bit.ly/CelebrateCotton and enter the Promo Code COTTON2013. Follow the prompts to ensure you have a seat at the game. You also can call (806) 742-TECH (8324) and mention the promo code COTTON2013 to receive the special discount.
Cotton will be everywhere before and throughout the game, from displays at Raider Alley and around the stadium to promotion, special graphics and fun cotton facts during the game. Special gameday T-shirts will be distributed (first-come, first-serve!) and cotton bales will line each entrance to the stadium, each with signage talking about what the cotton in that bale can make or how it impacts our economy.
Presenting sponsors for Celebrate Cotton include United Cotton Growers; FiberMax; Warren CAT; AgTexas Farm Credit Services; PhytoGen; City Bank; Deltapine; and All-Tex Seed.
The day before, September 20, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Harvest Luncheon, presented by Bayer CropScience, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Plains Cotton Cooperative Association in the delegate body room. Keynote speaker will be Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. For more information on how to obtain tickets, please contact the Chamber at (806) 761-7000.
Additional cotton-related events happening that week include the Cotton Incorporated Breeders' Tour and the Texas Cotton Association's Flow Meeting.
For more information, please call PCG at (806) 792-4904. Spread the word! Let's make this game a huge success for cotton!
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