GAMEDAY CENTRAL FOR Texas vs Maryland Football WEEKEND

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 at Noon | FEDEXFIELD Washington DC

Official longhorn tailgate
Saturday, September 1st 9:00-11:00*am EST
FEdExField Bud light party Pavilion

Kickoff 2018 college football season with the Official Longhorn Tailgate before the Texas Longhorns take on the Maryland Terrapins over Labor Day Weekend in Washington DC.

Load up on breakfast, stay quenched with Deep Eddy Vodka drink specials and enjoy live music by Austin’s own Drew Fish Band performing their hit country music. There will be special guests, The Horn 104.9 FM  / AM 1260 & HornFM.com and games/activities for the whole family! Plus, you can get your game day accessories from Kendra Scott’s pop-up shop (benefiting the Texas Exes local chapter scholarship fund).

Don’t miss out on the chance to unite with your fellow Longhorns from across the country during a fun-filled Texas-sized celebration on the East Coast!

Hosted by the Texas Exes Washington DC Chapter. Presented by Deep Eddy Vodka in partnership with The LBJ Washington Center and The Archer Center. Special thanks to Dell for their support.

Ticket includes:

  • Breakfast (choice of chorizo breakfast burrito or egg and cheese croissant sandwich for adults, muffin for kids)
  • Cash bar featuring Deep Eddy Vodka Texas-themed drink specials, beer, wine and non-alcoholic soda, juices and water
  • Live music by Austin’s own Drew Fish Band
  • The Horn 104.9 FM  / AM 1260 & HornFM.com
  • Kendra Scott Pop-Up Shop, showcasing back-to-school pieces and the new Fall Collection (20% proceeds benefit the Texas Exes local chapter scholarship fund)
  • Longhorn pep rally
  • Special guests
  • Photo booth
  • Chuy's prize wheel 
  • Games
  • And more!

* Tailgate activities end at 11 a.m. but event area and cash bar will stay open until kickoff.

Due to the location of the pre-game festivities within the stadium gates, a football game ticket is required for entry to the tailgate area.The game ticket does not need to be purchased through DC Texas Exes. Texas Exes block tickets available at http://www.dctexasexes.org/store/texas-vs-maryland. No refunds or re-entry. Please note the stadium bag policy. No outside food or drink is permitted.



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2nd Block: Texas vs. Maryland Football Game on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at FedExField
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Our friends at HomeAway.com want you to enjoy your long weekend away in DC, and invite you to book your stay for the game. With over 1,500 home rentals to choose from in the area, we're sure you'll find the perfect match for your family or friends! 

Plus, for every booking made using the link hmwy.co/dctexasexes, the Texas Exes DC chapter will receive $30 towards our scholarship fund. 

Gameday Parking Pass

Note: Parking permits are to be used for cars only, not for additional tailgating space or storage. Cars must be in one space only and between the white lines. Lots open four (4) hours prior to kickoff (8am).

Spots will be in lots Orange E and F near the entrance of the pre-game Texas Tailgate event. The stadium is metro accessible and ride sharing via Uber is also an option, but if you plan to drive to the game, we encourage you to drink responsibly.  PDF Passes will be emailed to you electronically later this summer.

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Baseball Game: Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers 

The Washington Nationals will host the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas alumni have an exclusive offer for a discounted game ticket, which includes a free food/beverage credit. A portion of each ticket sold will also be donated to the DC Chapter!

The food/beverage credit is built into the barcode of the game ticket. It is valid at any of the concession stands on food, soft drinks and adult beverages. The scoreboard pavilion seats include $8 free food/beverage and both the LF/RF Corner seats + Infield Box behind the dugouts include a free $10 food/beverage credit on each ticket!

Tickets will be emailed immediately after the purchase. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Get your tickets now (3 games and 3 sections to choose from). Wear your burnt orange and Hook 'em!


Horns on the Hill Breakfast & REception

Join members of congress, UT Austin leadership, and your fellow Texas Exes and friends for the fourth-annual Longhorns on the Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

Longhorns on the Hill spotlights the value of a UT degree on the nation's stage. Deeper investment in public higher education results in long-term advancement of the Texas economy and practical innovations that benefit society. Groundbreaking research from UT this year resulted in better hurricane tracking and enhanced cancer detection tools.


Archer Center Brunch and Alumni Reunion

Sunday, September 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1 PM
The Archer Center, The University of Texas System, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20006

RSVP*by August 24.

*All guests are encouraged to make a minimum $25 contribution to the AFAA Scholarship Fund to support internship opportunities for UT System students in Washington D.C.