Alcorn’s next football game to honor military, veterans and civil service

Lorman, Miss. (November 9, 2014) – When the Alcorn State University Braves kicks off its next home football game Saturday, Nov. 15, at 4:00 p.m. against Arkansas Pine Bluff, the institution will honor active military, veterans and civil service employees for their sacrifices to ensure our country’s freedom and safety.

All military personnel, veterans and civil service employees will be admitted to the game for free with service identification. A special firework tribute and announcements will occur throughout the game between quarters and at halftime. Fans entering the game will receive a memento (while supplies last) to participate in a special acknowledgment of our servicemen and women.

Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased online at or The University’s automated ticket information phone line, (601) 877-6800, provides general game day information and ticket requests are processed for “will call” only.

Tickets are also available for purchase at the Alcorn State University cashier’s window Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For convenience, Walmart (Electronics Department) in Vicksburg, Ridgeland, and Brookhaven, among other select locations, have tickets for purchase. Additionally, Ticketmaster is available at the customer service centers in all Simon Malls.

In preparation for game day, fans are encouraged to visit for the most recent traffic and parking information and maps, including policies on ATVs and road closures.

See you Saturday, Nov. 15 as we celebrate the service and commitment of our servicemen and women. For more information, call (601) 877-6822.

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