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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Notification of Fireworks Displays and Sounds at Razorback SEC Baseball Games

Fireworks Notification for Razorback Baseball Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 15, 2017

Contact: Brian Sloat

Battalion Chief

Fayetteville Fire Marshals Office

479-444-3448

bsloat@fayetteville-ar.gov


Notification of Fireworks Displays and Sounds at Razorback SEC Baseball Games


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Fayetteville Fire Marshal’s Office and the State Fire Marshal have approved a fireworks permit for the discharge of fireworks at all University of Arkansas SEC Razorback baseball games for 2017. The University published the season schedule here. The dates and approximate start times of games are:

  • Friday, March 17 at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 18 at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 8 at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13 at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, April 14 at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 27 at 5 p.m.
  • Friday, April 28 at 5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 13 at 5:30 p.m.


Technicians will be discharging fireworks (behind the scoreboard) consisting of both flashes and concussion effects (boom sound) during SEC Razorback baseball games. Fireworks will be discharged:

  • at the beginning of the event, when the Razorbacks run onto the field
  • during the national anthem
  • at the start of the game
  • during the 7th inning stretch / Calling the Hogs
  • whenever a home run is hit
  • after a Razorback game win

The City of Fayetteville now publishes a media release regarding approved firework displays so that citizens can make accommodations for individuals and animals affected by displays. To sign up to receive notifications from the City, please visit this webpage.


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