IRVING, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 1, 2012) - For over a century, the Red River Rivalry between the University of Texas Longhorns and the University of Oklahoma Sooners has been one of the fiercest in collegiate sports. Every season since 1900, these Big XII conference rivals have battled on the gridiron, choosing a neutral site, Dallas, starting in 1914. On October 13, 2012, the teams face each other once again at the historic Cotton Bowl. And for the 2012 edition of the rivalry, the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas is pleased to offer special TX/OU savings for football fans!

This popular choice among Dallas West End hotels is offering three special weekend rates valid Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13, 2012, from $119.95/night-$135.95/night. The Irving hotel's exclusive weekend rate offers comfortable accommodations for gameday and beyond, including guest rooms featuring dual phone systems, speakerphone and voicemail, as well as the choice of balcony, lake view, and concierge rooms.

These are just some of this West End Dallas hotel's special deals, available at To book this deal, guests should be sure that promotional code LRW appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making online reservations, or call the hotel directly at 1-972-831-0000. 

Fans of the rivalry will enjoy a carnival-like tailgate experience at the Cotton Bowl, which happens to be right at the center of the Texas State Fair. Inside the Bowl itself, fans will find a literal "house divided" between Sooner crimson and Longhorn orange.

Outside of football fandom, the hotel counts itself among the premier Irving, TX wedding locations, as well. With some of the most convenient event space near Dallas, TX, the Dallas Marriott offers a unique location for pre- or post-game parties, banquets, and more. For Irving, Texas event planning, the hotel's experienced staff can help with every detail.

Located in the prestigious Las Colinas Urban Center on beautiful Lake Carolyn in Irving, Texas, Dallas Marriott Las Colinas invites guests to experience the elegance of a corporate hotel with the feel of home, within walking distance of the Irving Convention Center. Guests can enjoy a peaceful night's sleep with signature Marriott Beds in one of this Irving, Texas hotel's luxurious 364 guest rooms and suites. They can also explore the Irving hotel's grounds -- perfect for strolling or jogging -- and relax in spacious accommodations, beautifully decorated and equipped with contemporary amenities such as wireless high-speed Internet access. This property's amenities and comfort make it a smart choice for business and leisure travelers alike.

*Valid 10/12-10/13/12, Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

About the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas offers lake view accommodations and state-of-the-art meeting facilities including 364 guest rooms and suites, 24,000 square feet of meeting space, superb catering and helpful event planners. The hotel's Irving location is a central point between the Dallas-Fort Worth and Dallas Love Field Airports and also makes the property one of the most popular wedding reception venues Dallas, TX has to offer.

Contact Information:

Contact Info:
Dallas Marriott Las Colinas
T: 1-972-831-0000
F: 1-972-831-8861
Name: Amy Fitzgerald