The Greatest Rivalry in All of Sport

The Oklahoma-Texas football game in the Cotton Bowl has a storied history that spans decades and has become one of the most iconic rivalries in college football. Dating back to 1900, when the two teams first clashed on the gridiron, the matchup has consistently showcased the intensity, passion, and skill of both programs.

The game's long-standing tradition of taking place annually at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas, adds to its significance. The rivalry reached new heights in the 1960s, with the emergence of legendary coaches Bud Wilkinson and Darrell Royal leading their respective teams to numerous conference championships and national titles. The game has witnessed thrilling moments, unforgettable performances, and memorable upsets, capturing the attention of fans nationwide. From the "Red River Rivalry" to the iconic Red River Showdown, this clash between the Sooners and the Longhorns continues to captivate college football enthusiasts, symbolizing the spirit of competition and the rich history of the sport.

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Fairgrounds Transportation For The Game

Reserve your tickets for the bus to the OU/TX game
2023 OU/TX Buses are SOLD OUT! We will start a waiting list in case of any cancelations. Please send an email to to be on the waiting list. Should tickets become available, we will contact those on the waiting list in the order we receive emails. The buses are police escorted, and leave from and return to the Renaissance Dallas Addison. Buses will leave approximately 4 hours before game time. Times and further loading instructions will be sent with your wristbands when the game time is released. After the game, the buses will leave the fair as they fill up, with the last bus leaving 1 1/2 hours after the game. You must have reservations and the buses usually sell out. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Once booked, no refunds will be given.
Tickets are 40 per person.