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McKetta Tailgate Honoring Dr. John McKetta’s 100th Birthday


Saturday, September 19

Texas Longhorns vs California Golden Bears
3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
CPE Front Lawn
200 E Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX 78712 (map)

Click here to RSVP by Sept 4

Join us to kick off the department’s centennial year and to celebrate Dr. John J. McKetta Jr.’s 100th birthday! There will be food, drinks, birthday cake, free t-shirts (while supplies last) and a possible guest appearance by Dr. McKetta himself!


This year’s event is in partnership with Phillips 66. Built on more than 130 years of experience, Phillips 66 is a growing energy manufacturing and logistics company with high-performing Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses.This integrated portfolio enables Phillips 66 to capture opportunities in the changing energy landscape. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees who are committed to operating excellence and safety. Phillips 66 had $49 billion of assets as of March 31, 2015. Check out opportunities at Phillips 66 Careers.


Join us on social media! Send Dr. McKetta a birthday wish, share your favorite McKetta memory or photos, and follow live tweets from the tailgate all using the hashtag #McKetta100.