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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Departments Homepage.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Event Details

Arkansas Sportshow

02/9/2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ASU Convocation Center

This weekend the 29th Annual Arkansas Sportshow kicks off at the Convocation Center. Come see the Great Bear Show- show times are 7:00 Friday; 11:00, 3:00 and 7:00 Saturday; Noon and 3:00 Sunday.

Climb the 875th Rock Wall, visit the petting zoo, fish in the troutt tank, and sign up to win a NEW Honda Rambler 420 ATV plus lots of other prizes being given away by the vendors.

For the 15th straight year, The Mid-South Big Buck Extravaganza® gives area deer hunters the opportunity to win a share of thousands dollars in cash, trophies, ribbons, and grand prizes* Bring your entry to the Arkansas Sportshow show NO SOONER THAN 4:00 P.M. Friday and NO LATER THAN 6:00 P.M. Saturday. (you must buy a ticket for entry to the SportShow, but there is no fee for entering the contest)

Price of Admittance

$8.00 per Adult (13 & older)
$4.00 per Child (6 to 12)
5 & under get in free

Sportshow Hours

Friday, February 7
4pm - 9pm

Saturday, February 8
9am - 9pm

Sunday, February 9
10am - 5pm


Get special Sportshow rates at Baymont Inn & Suites in Jonesboro - (870) 802-2200

Rotary Club of Jonesboro

The Arkansas Sportshow is a project of the Rotary Club of Jonesboro. The entire show is produced, promoted, staffed and managed by volunteers who are members of Rotary. Members of Interact Clubs from Valley View, Nettleton, Westside and Jonesboro High Schools also provide staffing.