Auburn Arena hosts viewing party

By Katie Herrera

AUBURN, AL (WBRC) - If you can't make it all the way to Arizona for the BCS National Championship game between Auburn and Oregon, you can still get the championship experience closer to home!

Auburn University is hosting a viewing party inside the new basketball arena, broadcasting the ESPN coverage on the jumbo HD video boards. You can watch the game with 9,600 members of the Auburn Family and you won't have to worry about Duck fans at this watch party.

Admission is free for everyone, but seating is first-come first-serve. Doors open at 6:00 PM Monday night, and general parking around the arena starts at 5:00 PM.

Outside food and drinks are not allowed in, but concession stands will be open for business. The AU Team Shop will be open before, during and after the game.

To make it a game-day weekend on the plains, RV Parking will be available in the hayfield on the corner of S. Donahue Dr. and Lem Morrison Dr. starting Saturday at noon.

Monday is the first day back to class for students, so campus will be busy and the viewing is expected to have a big turnout.

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