Today kicks off the weekend of fun for the second annual Live United Texarkana Bowl. The game is tomorrow but there is plenty of fun to be had today, starting with a BBQ banquet and a pep rally.

The Jeans, Boots & BBQ Banquet is tonight, Friday, Dec. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Texarkana Ark., Convention Center. Tickets are $25 per person. The pep rally will be held after the banquet at the convention center as well.

Saturday morning starts out with a 5K race at 8 a.m.. The race will start and finish at Razorback Stadium at Arkansas High School. Registration is at 7 a.m. and is $25. Sign up online.

Then it is time for the game! The 2014 Live United Texarkana Bowl kicks off at noon on Saturday, Dec. 6 between Southeast Oklahoma State and Central Missouri at Arkansas High Razorback Stadium. Tickets are general admission and are $10 for adults and $4 for children and students. Tickets may be purchased online at Texarkana Bowl, at the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Great Texarkana, Mil-way Federal Credit Unions, Red River Federal Credit Unions and Domino Federal Credit Unions.

One lucky ticket holder will have a chance to kick a 35-yard field goal to win $500!

For more information visit Texarkana Bowl online or call 903-794-3105.