The Battle of the Ravine Rally – Day 1
Come out and cheer on your favorite team when Henderson State University takes on Ouachita Baptist University during the Battle of the Ravine!
The thrill of college football returns to South Arkansas as the city of Caddo Valley presents the Battle of the Ravine Rally on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16!
Two days of free fun and live entertainment for the entire family lead up to the oldest Division II football rivalry in the nation, the Southern Bancorp Battle of the Ravine, between Henderson State University (HSU) and Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) in Arkadelphia, Ark. *ticket required for game entry.
It all starts Friday, Nov. 15 with the Battle of the Ravine Rally beginning at 5 p.m. with college fun galore including carnival rides, games, tailgating and ending with a live concert featuring regional favorite Backroad Anthem!
The Rally continues Saturday, Nov. 16 at 8 a.m. with free fun for the entire family, including inflatables, games, live entertainment, tailgating events and much more, all leading up to the Battle of the Ravine kickoff at 2 p.m.
The Southern Bancorp Battle of the Ravine pits ultimate rival teams, Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist, against each other in what promises to be an epic battle for bragging rights. The rivalry is unique in that both schools are powerhouses in the Great American Conference (GAC) and of the past 86 rival matchups, the game has been decided by a touchdown or less 39 times.
This year’s matchup is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated games yet, as undefeated HSU fights to keep OBU from breaking their winning streak in the no holds barred battle!
This game is held annually and is the only college football game in the nation where the visiting team crosses the street to compete.
Prices, Tickets & Times
It’s fun for the entire family! Friday and Saturday pregame events are free and open to the public on the campuses of Henderson State University and directly across the street at Ouachita Baptist University