Westin Houston-Memorial City to serve as SFA fan hotel.
June 6, 2012
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -
The Westin Houston-Memorial City will serve as the SFA headquarters for the annual Battle of the Piney Woods rivalry game against Sam Houston State, the weekend of Oct. 5-7, 2012. An SFA Fan Block has been set aside for $99 per night.
Those wishing to make reservations should call 1-281-501-4300 and request the SFA Fan Block, or by clicking here. The Westin-Memorial City is located on 945 Gessner Road, approximately 15 minutes from Reliant Stadium. Reservations can be made through Sept. 13, 2012.
"The enthusiasm and passion SFA alumni and fans have brought to this game has been extraordinary," said SFA Assistant Athletics Director, John Branch. "The last two years we have sold out the fan block weeks before the game. We encourage our alumni and fans to make their reservations as soon as possible."
In addition to the accommodations for the weekend, the Westin will also serve as the host for the annual Friday night party for all SFA alumni and fans. Details on this event will be announced at a later date.
This will be the third consecutive season the Battle of the Piney Woods has been played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The two teams have split the first two meetings at the neutral venue. The 2012 version of the Battle of the Piney Woods will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m.