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Ole Miss athletics to begin beer sales October 19

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The announcement was made Friday on the athletic department webpage.

Posted: Aug 30, 2019 1:10 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) -- Ole Miss becomes to seventh Southeastern Conference school to approve sales of alcohol at sporting events.

Athletic officials announced today sales will being at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on October 19th when the Rebels host Texas A&M

Beer sales will continue at the Pavilion for men's and women's basketball.

The school also plans to sale alcohol at Swayze Field during baseball season.

The school also plans limited beer sales at the Coca-Cola Rebel Fan Fest between Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and the Pavilion.

Fan Fest sales will begin three hours begin the game and end at kickoff.

You must be 21 and have a valid ID.   The school says a limit of two beers may be purchased at one time per legal ID.

Sales being when the gates to the facilities are open and will stop at the end of the third quarter.

Security personnel will close lines for sales with three minutes to go in the third quarter and only people already in line will be allowed to by beer.

The University of Southern Mississippi will become the first school to sell beer and light wine at games in Mississippi.

They will begin offering alcohol on September 28 when the Golden Eagles host UTEP.

Mississippi State officials have announced they don't plan to begin offering alcohol at athletic events. 

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