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Dallas Sports Commission
Executive Update, October 2016

BIG events:

  • Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic, Grambling-Prairie View, Cotton Bowl Stadium (Oct. 1)
  • AT&T Red River Showdown, Texas-OU, Cotton Bowl Stadium (Oct. 8)
  • Air Force-New Mexico football, Cotton Bowl Stadium (Oct. 15)


Little Big Tex is excited for the Women's Final Four!

  • Conducted site visit for United State Bowling Congress (USBC)
  • Held the Dallas Sports Commission staff strategic planning meetings
  • Co-hosted the Texas-OU luncheon with the Cotton Bowl Classic
  • Held the NCAA Women's Final Four Local Organizing Committee meetings
  • Held ERA Rodeo Local Organizing Committee meeting
  • Staff participated in the Dorothy Franey Langkop Memorial Tournament that granted two scholarships to local Paralympians
  • Promoted Women's Final Four and the ERA World Championship at the State Fair of Texas
  • Monica Paul, Executive Director, Dallas Sports Commission, represented Dallas in Sydney, Australia for the Gay Games 2022 bid presentation
  • Attended the NASC Large Market meetings in Indianapolis
  • Completed final preparations and presented the bid for the National Cheerleaders Association bid for 2020-2025