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Celebrity appearances, attractions in store for Dr. Pepper SEC FanFare this weekend

Georgia and LSU have met in the SEC Championship game three times, the first matchup in 2003 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

A pep rally celebrating the SEC Championship Game will take place at the University of Georgia Saturday

Get ready for Saturday's SEC Championship Game (ticket prices are climbing) with an event at the Georgia World Congress Center. On Dec. 6-7. Dr. Pepper SEC FanFare is pulling out all the stops for the event ahead of the Georgia Bulldogs and Louisiana State's Fighting Tigers facing off Saturday. The event is set to feature celebrity quarterbacks and new activities.

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It starts Friday from 2 p.m.-8 p.m. There, former quarterbacks Blake Sims of Alabama, Mississippi State’s Wayne Madkin and Auburn’s Jason Campbell will participate in the quarterback challenge.

On Saturday, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., the events continue. On Dec.7 quarterback challenge participants include LSU’s Josh Booty and UGA’s David Greene. UGA’s Buck Belue and LSU’s Matt Mauck will also be present. Plus, the pre-game show “SEC Nation” will broadcast live from the event from 1 p.m.-4p.m. Events on both days take place in halls C1-C3 of the GWCC.

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Ahead of Saturday's championship, pep rallies will take place at the University of Georgia at 1:15 p.m. and the Louisiana State University at 1:45 p.m.

Dr. Pepper SEC FanFare tickets are on sale now. Adult tickets are $10 while tickets for children 12 and under are $5.

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