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High School Football Returns To Forney This Friday

City Bank This Friday, Aug. 30 kicks off the start of another exciting high school football season in Forney ISD! The Forney High School Jackrabbits will travel to Richardson, Texas to take to the field against Richardson Berkner and the North Forney Falcons will take to the field for their home opener at City Bank Stadium against the Frisco Heritage Coyotes. Game time for both games is 7:30 p.m.

With the start of the new football season, it's important to remember the rules and guidelines when attending games at City Bank Stadium. 

City Bank Stadium Reminders for Varsity Football:

  1. Gates will open 1.5 hours prior to kickoff for varsity contests.
  2. There is no in/out privilege; re-entry requires the purchase of a new ticket.
  3. All individuals with passes must utilize the pass-gate on the home side.
  4. Bags and backpacks (other than clear, see-through) are not allowed to enter the stadium.
  5. Outside food and drink is prohibited. No coolers are allowed.
  6. Please Review Full City Bank Stadium Rules Here:

ttps://jackrabbitathletics.com/city-bank-stadium-general-guidelines/

Or here:

https://gofalconathletics.com/city-bank-stadium-guidelines/

It is also important to always remember how the game will be managed if weather becomes an issue.

Weather/Lightning

Forney ISD activities will be suspended to a 30 minute lightning delay in the event of a lightning strike within 10 miles of City Bank Stadium.  Teams and field personnel will be cleared to a locker room. Patron safe zones are: Home - Concourse, and Visitor - Indoor Facility or FHS Athletic Hallway (stadium/event staff will facilitate).

Stadium Staff will be wearing brightly colored shirts labeled “Event Staff.”  Please locate these individuals if you need assistance while visiting City Bank Stadium.  They are stationed on the home concourse, in or near the reserved section of the home bleachers, and at all four corners of the field. Forney ISD Administrators are also located at or near the student section as well as at the field level.  Security officers are also located at various locations inside and outside the stadium. All staff are at your service at City Bank Stadium.  

Below is the schedule for City Bank Stadium during the 2019 season.

August 30 - NFHS vs Frisco Heritage - Opening Night
September 6 - Forney vs. Lindale - First Responders’ Appreciation Night
September 13 - North Forney vs Forney - Unity Bowl 
September 20 - Forney vs. Terrell - FHS Homecoming 
September 27 - North Forney vs. Corsicana - NFHS FYFL Night
October 4 - Forney vs. Sulphur Springs - Maintenance and Custodial Appreciation Night
October 11 - North Forney vs. Kaufman - NF Homecoming
October 25 - Forney vs. Corsicana - FHS FYFL Night
November 1 - North Forney vs. Royse City - Senior Night
November 8 - Forney vs. Kaufman - Senior Night