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Alta, Jordan To Play In First-Ever XFINITY High School Football Challenge At Rio Tinto

  • Post category:General News
  • Post last modified:September 20, 2011

Alta and Jordan high schools will do battle Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 against two out-of-state football teams at the inaugural XFINITY High School Football Challenge at Rio Tinto Stadium.

The first game, which will pit Jordan High against Lawrenceville, N.J.-based Notre Dame High School, is scheduled for 1 p.m.  That game will be followed by a 7 p.m. face-off between Alta and William Howard Taft High School from Los Angeles.

Student groups from the high schools also will perform at half-time.

Tickets for the XFINITY High School Football Challenge are now on sale. Tickets range in cost from $5 to $15 for advanced-sale seats, and $6 to $20 for day-of-event tickets.

Tickets can be purchased online on or at the Rio Tinto Stadium Box Office, open weekdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. In addition, parking for the doubleheader will be available on-site at Rio Tinto Stadium in the facility’s west, south and north lots for $5.

Both contests will be televised locally over Comcast cable systems, while football fanatics worldwide can listen to both games live on ESPN 700 and

Click here to read more in the Salt Lake Tribune.