State Fair Classic

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State Fair Classic - September 29, 2018

The State Fair Classic is always a vibrant, dramatic contest – between the football teams and the marching bands of Grambling State University of Louisiana and Prairie View A&M University of Texas.

The classic showdown began in the 1940s and has been at Fair Park annually since the 1980s. It is considered the largest social event of the year for both schools, attracting more than 55,000 fans to Dallas.

Just as exciting to watch is the halftime extravaganza, termed a battle of the bands showdown. The Grambling State Marching Band and the Prairie View A&M Marching Storm both merge jaw-dropping precision and dynamic dance moves. The result – a flashy but fantastic halftime like no other you have ever seen.

PRE-GAME CONCERT FEATURING SEVYN STREETER
State Fair of Texas | Chevy Main Stage | 2:00PM

SINGING THE BLACK NATIONAL ANTHEM RACHEL DUPARD

SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM SPENSHA BAKER
3:30PM

POST-GAME CONCERT FEATURING MORRIS DAY & THE TIME
State Fair of Texas | Chevy Main Stage | 8:30PM

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