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Reliant Stadium Selected to Host UIL 5A Football Championships

Media Contact: Kim Rogers
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589

Date: Jun 25, 2008
Category: Athletics


AUSTIN, TX— The 2008 UIL Conference 5A Division I and Division II state football championships will be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston, the UIL announced Wednesday.

“We’re excited about Reliant Stadium hosting the 5A Football Finals this season,” said UIL Assistant Director and Director of Athletic Dr. Charles Breithaupt.  “We will work closely with Reliant Park in creating a first-class championship experience for the schools, fans and students involved in the games. The people at Reliant Park and in Houston have always been very supportive of high school sports, and we look forward to having a successful championship event at Reliant Stadium.”

"We're thrilled to have the Texas State Football Championships back in Houston and at Reliant Stadium for the first time ever," said Shea Guinn, President, SMG-Reliant Park. "Houston is the heart of Texas Football Country and we're proud to welcome the state's best football players to Reliant Stadium."

The Conference 5A Division II championship game will be held at 2 p.m., followed by the Division I championship game at 7 p.m. on December 20, 2008.

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