Dallas Sports Commission (DSC)
Executive Update, December 2018
Texas-OU 2.0 took place on December 1 at the Big 12 Championship Game as the Longhorns and Sooners met for the second time this season. Oklahoma avenged their loss to Texas in October's thrilling Red River Showdown with a 39-27 win to capture the Big 12 title. With 83,114 fans looking on at AT&T Stadium, the game broke the Conference Championship attendance record previously held by the 1992 SEC Championship Game.
The BMW Dallas Marathon Weekend took place December 7-9 in Downtown Dallas with the signature marathon on December 9. The marathon was established in 1971 and is Dallas' largest and Texas' longest-running marathon. The weekend also featured a half marathon, relay and a Health & Fitness Expo in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
Additional DSC events in December:
- The Sports Source 28th Annual Soccer Showcase, December 1-2
- Joe Albsmeyer attended XLIVE Annual eSports Summit in Las Vegas, December 10-13
- Dallas World Cup Local Organizing Committee meeting, December 12
- World Food Championships Announced 2019 Relocation to Dallas, December 14
- Camp Gladiator NEXT All Trainer Conference, December 17-20
- DSC Staff attended Dallas Wings Press Conference, December 18
- SERVPRO First Responders Bowl, December 26
- Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, December 29
- Summit Volleyball Tour of Texas Qualifier, December 29-30