FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2016
Contact: Brian Sloat
Fayetteville Fire Marshals Office
Notification of Fireworks Displays and Sounds at Razorback Football Games
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Fayetteville Fire Marshal’s Office and the State Fire Marshall have approved a fireworks permit for the discharge of fireworks at all University of Arkansas Razorback home football games for 2016. The first Razorback home football game will begin at 3 p.m. this Saturday, September 3, 2016. The season schedule can be found here.
Technicians will be discharging fireworks consisting of both flashes and concussion effects (boom sound) throughout each Razorback home football game. Fireworks will be discharged:
•at the beginning of the game, when the Razorbacks run onto the field
•during the national anthem
•whenever the Razorbacks score (touchdown or field goal)
•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.