Duncanville and Cedar Hill to Play First Football Game Ever at Globe Life Field Oct. 22, 2021
By REV Entertainment
Posted on October 18, 2021, October 18, 2021

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The first football game ever to be played at Globe Life Field will feature the matchup of District 11-6A powers Duncanville and Cedar Hill on Friday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Details of the inaugural football game at Globe Life Field were announced by REV Entertainment.

Tickets, which will all be general admission, and parking for the game are now on sale at texasrangers.com/football. Cedar Hill will be the home team for this contest.

“We are excited that the first football game at Globe Life Field will feature two of the area’s top high school teams in Duncanville and Cedar Hill,” said Sean Decker, President of REV Entertainment. “This important regular season matchup will be a great preview to our first college game in this facility, the 2021 Lockheed Martin Commanders Classic, presented by USAA between Army and Air Force on Nov. 6.

“I want to thank Duncanville and Cedar Hill for their outstanding cooperation in working with us to move this rivalry game to Globe Life Field.”

Duncanville and Cedar Hill enter their games on Friday, Oct. 15 tied for the District 11-6A lead at 3-0. 

Duncanville (4-1 overall) has won its last four games and is ranked fifth in the state in the current Texas High School Football 6A rankings. The Panthers, who hosted Waxahachie Friday night, were third in the Dallas Morning News area 6A rankings, as of Friday, Oct. 15.

Cedar Hill (4-2 overall) has won its last three games. The Longhorns, who play at DeSoto Friday night, are 12th in the Dallas Morning News area 6A rankings, as of Friday, Oct. 15.

The synthetic grass football playing surface at Globe Life Field was installed this week on top of the baseball diamond. The field runs north-south from what would be the left field wall to the first base dugout. 

While this will be the first football game at Globe Life Field, REV Entertainment has hosted more than 60 college and high school games at Choctaw Stadium (formerly Globe Life Park) in 2020-21.  

The Lockheed Martin Commanders’ Classic, presented by USAA, will be played on Saturday, November 6 between the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy. Kickoff is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. CT, and the 55th matchup between the two service academies will be televised nationally on CBS. Air Force has been designated as the home team. Tickets can be purchased at commandersclassic.com/events

For the Duncanville-Cedar Hill game, the parking lots will open at 6:00 p.m. with the Globe Life Field entrances opening at 6:30 p.m. For information on suites and premium areas for the game, please go to [email protected].

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