Whether you’re a hardcore gridiron expert bent on critiquing every play on the field or you’re all-in to continue your family’s generations-long tradition of Razorback sports fandom—or perhaps you’re really just focused on finding the most epic tailgating experience—make no mistake, the University of Arkansas has got serious game when it comes to college football culture. There are plenty of reasons why U.S. News & World Report has repeatedly ranked Fayetteville the best city to live in within the Southeastern Conference and the fourth-best city overall in the entire nation, and the fan experience certainly reflects that.
Big plans involving major facility upgrades were recently announced for two of the most successful athletic programs at the University of Arkansas, with the goal of significantly enhancing the training and performance development environment for student athletes.
The University’s legendarily winning track and field program that has earned record-breaking success with more than 40 National Championships is receiving a $15 million track operations center. The new facility will dedicate approximately 22,000 square feet to combining and expanding many of the program’s daily operations and training needs that serve over 100 male and female student athletes.
With the Razorbacks competing in the 2018 College World Series, many locals and visitors will be looking for a great place to watch the baseball games. Outside of Omaha, restaurants and bars in Fayetteville are the best places to watch the Hogs compete.
The games will be played from June 16-27, and Arkansas’ first matchup is Sunday, June 17, with an old Southwestern Conference foe, the Texas Longhorns. The “Omahogs” and the ’Horns are scheduled to toss the first pitch at 1 p.m.. If you’re in need of a table or stool to watch, here are a few popular places in Fayetteville.
Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas Razorbacks baseball team are hosting an NCAA Super Regional as part of the 2018 NCAA Tournament to reach the College World Series. The “Diamond Hogs” and University of South Carolina will battle it out over the weekend (June 9-11) for a trip to Omaha, Nebraska.
Whether you’re coming to town to root, root, root for the Hogs or Gamecocks, there a lot of other things to do while you’re here in Northwest Arkansas, so make sure to make the most out of your trip to Fayetteville.
The University of Arkansas Lady Razorbacks will host Oklahoma State, Wichita State and DePaul this week in Fayetteville for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Championship.
The games will be held May 18-20 at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas campus. This is the first time in program history the Razorbacks softball team will play host to an NCAA Regional in Fayetteville, and the eighth tournament appearance for the program.
The Joe Martin Stage Race, Fayetteville's largest and most elite cycling event, will hold their 42nd race April 4-7.
Held in early spring each year, the race includes a 4-day, 4-stage professional men and women's cycling race as well as a 2-day, 3-stage amateur stage race. Over the years, Joe Martin Stage Race has gained in popularity and attracts cyclists from all 50 states and 27 countries.
Under the first year of new Head Coach Chad Morris, the Arkansas Razorbacks football team is looking to make a splash in the SEC during the 2018 season.
The season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1, with a home game against Eastern Illinois in the newly renovated Donald W. Reynolds Stadium in Fayetteville. The renovations, which focus mostly on an expansion of the north end zone, will add 4,800 seats, including new luxury suites, club areas and loge boxes.
The 2018 University of Arkansas men’s baseball season is underway, and the Razorbacks are looking to make their way to Omaha for the College World Series. Coached by Dave Van Horn, watching the “Diamond Hogs” at Baum Stadium is one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville during the spring and summer months.
The fourth annual Frozen Toes 15K Trail Run will take place Saturday, February 16, 2019 on the Kessler Mountain Trails. The race is perfect for runners looking to transition from a 5K or 10K to a longer distance and the singletrack trails utilized for the race provide some amazing views!
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