Tickets are available for the 2nd Annual Arlington Football Showdown featuring Southern University and Texas Southern University
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Posted on May 03, 2022, May 03, 2022

Arlington Football Showdown

Southern University will play Texas Southern University in the 2nd Annual Arlington Football Showdown on September 17 at Choctaw Stadium.

It will be the first Historical Black College and University (HBCU) football classic of the year in North Texas. The game is presented by Lone Star Sports Inc. in conjunction with REV Entertainment.

Tickets are available for purchase at

First-year Southern coach Eric Dooley, who led Prairie View to the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game last season, was hired to return one of the conference’s storied programs to prominence. Texas Southern led Clarence McKinney is ready to compete with the best teams in the SWAC’s Western Division as he enters his fourth season.

The game will be the highlight of a three-day cultural event that will showcase the best the City of Arlington has to offer for alums, sports enthusiasts, and supporters of HBCU football, while providing an economic boost to the city as fans from both schools descend upon Arlington to have a unique football and festival experience.

For a complete list of festivities, ranging from a much-anticipated battle of the bands, scholarship gala, college fair, tailgating activities, and networking opportunities for students visit

Purchase tickets and parking at,, and

Lower Bowl tickets cost $30. End Zone tickets are $20, and upper level are $17. Use the promo code 2022AFS for an early-bird discount.

Who: Southern University vs. Texas Southern University

What: Arlington Football Showdown

When: September 17 at 4 pm

Where: Choctaw Stadium, Arlington Texas

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