'College GameDay' airs from Sundance Square Plaza on Saturday
Reposted from Fortworthtexas.gov
College football Saturdays will begin this season as they have for more than 30 years — with “College GameDay Built By The Home Depot.” And this year, the first edition of the popular show will air from Fort Worth’s Sundance Square Plaza.
Fans can join “College GameDay” in Sundance Square, the 35-block entertainment district in downtown Fort Worth, on the season’s first full Saturday (Aug. 31), in advance of the Oregon vs. Auburn game from AT&T Stadium.
The Fort Worth location will host “College GameDay” for the fourth time, including its third time as a season opener (previously in 2014 and 2015).
The show remains in its traditional 8-11 a.m. Saturday timeslot on ESPN. Featuring its one-of-a-kind recipe blending entertainment, news, information and analysis, the program unfolds weekly in front of an unrivaled atmosphere. This past May, the program captured its 11th Sports Emmy.
“We are excited to have ESPN return to Sundance Square,” said Johnny Campbell, president and CEO of Sundance Square. “Our organizations have developed a great partnership, and the community has certainly embraced ESPN. As the living room of downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square Plaza is an ideal setting for events like this, and we will be ready to welcome ESPN and their fans on Aug. 31.”
ESPN will begin setup in Sundance Square Plaza on Aug. 28 with loadout scheduled for the afternoon of Aug. 31.
These street closures begin at 5 a.m. Aug. 31 and run through 3 p.m.:
- Main Street from Second to Fifth streets.
- Third Street from Houston to Commerce streets.
- Fourth Street from Houston to Commerce streets.
Location Mentioned: Sundance Square Plaza