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 www.RioTintoStadium.com 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 www.ESPN700Sports.com.
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