Big 12 entrance celebration to include special guests


    TCU will celebrate its entrance into the Big 12 Conference with a midnight party in Rodeo Plaza in front of Billy Bob's Texas, Director of Athletics Media Relations Mark Cohen wrote in an email.  

    The event will begin tonight at 11:45 p.m. with a countdown to midnight, July 1, when the Horned Frogs become official members of the Big 12.
    Special guests from TCU, the Big 12 and Fort Worth will be in attendance, Cohen said.
    The event will include TCU Athletics Director Chris Del Conte, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and representatives from the city of Fort Worth. Horned Frog coaches will also be on hand along with the TCU cheerleaders, Showgirls, SuperFrog and Frog Horn. 
    The first 100 faculty/staff/students can also get into Billy Bob's Texas for free with a valid TCU ID on Saturday to see Merle Haggard play at 10:30 p.m.
    What: Big 12 countdown celebration
    When: June 30 at 11:45 p.m.
    Where: Rodeo Plaza