Westin Oaks At The Galleria To Serve As SFA-BOTPW Host Hotel

The Westin Oaks at the Galleria will serve host as the SFA fan hotel for the 2013 Battle of the Piney Woods weekend.

June 20, 2013

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Westin Oaks at the Galleria will serve as the SFA headquarters for the annual Battle of the Piney Woods rivalry game against Sam Houston State, the weekend of Nov. 1-3, 2013. An SFA Fan Block has been set aside at a special rate of $109 per night.

Those wishing to make reservations can call 713-960-8100 and request the SFA Fan Block, or by clicking HERE. The Westin Oaks at the Galleria is located on 5011 Westheimer at Post Oak, approximately eight miles and 12 minutes from Reliant Stadium. Reservations can be made through Oct. 11, 2013.

"We're excited The Westin Oaks at the Galleria will be hosting SFA this year," SFA Assistant Athletics Director John Branch said. "I encourage everyone to make their room reservation early. Our alumni and fans are so supportive of this game and always sell out our fan block. We want to make sure everyone has an opportunity to stay with us at The Westin Oaks."

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 on Nov. 1. The event will run from 6-8 p.m. and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

This will be the fourth consecutive season the Battle of the Piney Woods has been played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The 2013 Battle of the Piney Woods will take place Saturday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m.

"We always look forward to this game and the festivities that surround it," Branch said. "Playing a game like this in an NFL venue is not only a great experience for our student-athletes, but is a lot of fun for our alumni and friends as well."

Tickets for the game are on sale now and can be purchased through the SFA Ticket Office by calling either 936-468-JACK or toll free 1-800-775-3358. Tickets are also on sale online by clicking HERE. Ticket prices range from $15 to $40. 



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