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Star Wars Day With Oklahoma U. Basketball!

Posted By Mike on January 22, 2011

Jim of the 501st Star Garrison sent word of a Star Wars Day coming to Oklahoma University TODAY!


"Join the 501st and Peter Mayhew at the Oklahoma University Basketball game on January 22, 2011 for Star Wars Day!

The Oklahoma University will be hosting Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca, and the Star Garrison of the Fighting 501st Legion at a Men's basketball game versus Colorado. The event and game will take place at 12:40pm on Saturday, January 22nd at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman Oklahoma on the Oklahoma University campus. The 501st will be represented by Darth Vader, a squad of Stormtroopers, Jango Fett, Commander Cody, Biker Scouts, Tie-pilots, Imperial Guards, Jawas, and Tusken Raiders. In addition, R2D2 will be making an appearance. Fans will be able to meet the characters before the game and after the game. In addition, there will be an autograph session with the Characters and Peter Mayhew following the game.

The Arena will open at 11:00am and the first 1,000 youth to enter the arena will receive a free Darth Vader or Chewbacca Lego key-chain. There will also be many prizes awarded during the game. The Darth Vader and his troops will participate in the pre-game, halftime, and time-out entertainment. The day will be concluded with a 501st visit to the OU hospital Children's Wing.

The Oklahoma University would like to invite all Star Wars fans to attend. There will be tickets available at the door and discounts given if you attend wearing a star wars costume. Further information on tickets and on this event can be found at
http://www.soonersports.com/tickets/ticket-information_mens_basketball.html or call toll-free (800) 456-GoOU."


Thanks Jim! We hope all who attend have a blast!


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