Gen. Schwarzkopf Event Sold Out; Those with Tickets Urged to Arrive Early Nov. 6

Note to Editors: Print reporters are welcome to cover Gen. Schwarzkopf’s speech at Moby Arena Nov. 6. Please call June Greist at (970) 491-1194 to reserve a press pass in advance. Reporters should pick up their press passes Nov. 6 from 6-6:50 p.m. at a press table inside the far west doors of the north concourse at Moby. Photographs will be allowed during the first five minutes of Schwarzkopf’s speech. No audio/video recording devices, television cameras, recording microphones or personal cameras are permitted.

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf will speak to a sold-out crowd Nov. 6 at Colorado State University’s Moby Arena.

Although tickets to the 7 p.m. event are no longer available, interested parties may be put on a waiting list by calling (970) 491-6444 or by visiting Campus Information Services in Lory Student Center.

The event is general admission and doors to Moby Arena will open at 5:30 p.m. Those attending the speech are encouraged to arrive early in order to be seated by 6:50 p.m. Reserved tickets not picked up by 7 p.m. will be released to those waiting for tickets.

Entrance to the event will be through the north concourse only. Those with tickets in hand may enter through the center doors on the north concourse. Those who reserved tickets in advance may pick up their tickets at a booth inside the far west doors on the north concourse. Upon entering the arena, attendees are encouraged to move toward to the center of each row so every seat can be filled.

Participants may not bring food, water, beverages, cameras or recording devices into Moby Arena.

Free parking for the event is available in the Moby Arena lot for those arriving early, others will be directed to other lots.

Schwarzkopf graduated from West Point in 1956 and completed two tours in Vietnam. In 1988, Schwarzkopf acquired the rank of full general and two years later successfully coordinated the efforts of all Allied forces in Operation Desert Storm.

Schwarzkopf has been awarded five Distinguished Service Medals, three Silver Stars, the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the National Order of the Legion of Honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and decorations from the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. In 1992, Schwarzkopf wrote an autobiography, "It Doesn’t Take a Hero."