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Cowboys Host Final Rally Day Sat., HOF 50th Anniversary Sun.
IRVING, Texas– Cowboys Stadium will host its final Rally Day of the 2012 season on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m, featuring autograph signings by former Cowboys players Walt Garrison, Everson Walls and Billy Joe DuPree.
The event also includes appearances and autographs by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, as well as appearances by Rowdy, Santa, Professional Bull Riders, live bulls and mechanical bulls by PBR. The Rally day also will have other kids’ activities and photo opportunities with the Super Bowl trophies.
Tours of Cowboys Stadium will be open with free parking at Cowboys Stadium through the end of the day with the purchase of a tour ticket. Rally Day tickets are included with the price of self-guided tours, which can be purchased at the box office and are $17.50 for adults and $14.50 for children and seniors (subject to availability). There will also be a special $5 off opportunity on the price of a ticket by bringing a new, unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.
The Rally Day festivities will occur one day prior to the NFL Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary league-wide initiative. The Cowboys’ two honorary captains participating in the ceremonial coin toss will be former players Mel Renfro and Rayfield Wright.
Prior to the game between the Cowboys and Steelers, aspiring country artist Jennifer Nickerson will perform in the East Plaza, while approximately 50 members of the Lake Highlands Wranglers country and dance team will perform on the West Plaza.
Following pregame warm-ups on the field, the Jones family and Perot family will partake in a ceremony to honor the opening of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Halftime will be one minute longer to feature a performance by the award-winning Grambling State marching band.
Below are events scheduled on-field for Rally Day:
- Dallas Cowboys Alumni will sign autographs from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
- Walt Garrison – 11:00 a.m.
- Everson Walls – 12:00 p.m.
- Billy Joe DuPree – 1:00 p.m.
- Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders will sign autographs from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- PBR on-site Promotionfrom 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. which will include:
- Live Bull Far West and a mechanical bull
- Professional Bull Riders: Robson Palermo and Colby Yates
- Santa Claus will make an appearance from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Activities set up for kids on the field.
- Rally Day Promotion Team
- Free Parking with purchase of a stadium tour.