Kickoff K's: Sunday, September 20th

Landers Dodge Battle on the Border Tickets On Sale Through Independence Bowl Office

Landers Dodge Battle on the Border is set to hit the field at Independence Stadium again for 2019, and the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl will once again serve as an avenue to purchase tickets.

The games are set for Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport and will feature teams from Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana. Tickets to Battle on the Border can be purchased at the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl office or online at All tickets are valid for both days of games, and all children three-or-older will need a ticket to enter the stadium. Prices for tickets are as follows:

  • General Admission: $10 when bought in advance; $15 when purchased on game day
  • Club Tickets: $50

Family Four-Pack tickets are also available for purchase, which includes four tickets, one parking pass, and four meal vouchers for a hot dog, chips and drink. The Family Four-Pack is available online only and is $53.49 with fees included. Another way to enjoy the competition is by purchasing group tickets. Group ticket packages include 30 tickets, two parking passes and four meal vouchers. Group tickets may only be purchased online and are $420.99 with fees.

Visit for a full schedule of games and more information on Landers Dodge Battle, including parking information, stadium information and more.


For the second year, the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl Kickoff K’s presented by Orangetheory Fitness will feature both a 5K and half marathon. The event will be held on Saturday, September 28, with the half marathon starting at 7 a.m. and 5K beginning shortly after at 7:15 a.m. Both races will kick off from Fern Marketplace. Runners are encouraged to pre-register, as the half marathon is $70 prior to race day and 5K is $30 until race day. Race day price is $75 for the half marathon and $35 for the 5K. All pre-registered runners will receive a Kickoff K’s dri-fit shirt, and all half marathon finishers will receive a medal. Cash prizes will be awarded to overall winners and age group winners for both races.


The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl, the 11th-oldest bowl game, will play its 44th-edition on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. CT at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Duke Blue Devils won their first Independence Bowl in 2018, defeating the Temple Owls 56-27. The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl enjoys primary conference agreements with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Southeastern Conference (SEC), as well as backup agreements with the American Athletic Conference (AAC) and Conference USA (C-USA). The Walk-On’s Independence Bowl and Independence Bowl Foundation are prevalent in the Shreveport-Bossier City area throughout the year, hosting events to help enhance the economic impact and growth of our community. For more information, visit or follow the bowl on FacebookTwitter and Instagram at @IndyBowl.

Independence Bowl Foundation

P.O Box 1723, Shreveport LA 71166  |  401 Market Street, Shreveport, LA 71101  |  318.221.0712

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