General Game Info:
When: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Newark, Del.
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Promotions:Back 2 School Bash / College Colors Day
Gameday Sponsor: None
Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. Jacksonville
Traffic & Parking: Season and single game parking lots open 4 hours prior to kickoff. Single game parking is available for $15. Season passes must be displayed at all times and patrons must enter through the Entrance indicated on their parking pass.
Due to enhancements from construction around the stadium, The Woods Lot, located off of Route 4 will be used as staff parking. PLEASE NOTE THAT PATRON PARKING IN THIS LOT WILL BE LIMITED TO TWO HOURS BEFORE KICKOFF, AND BASED ON AVAILABILITY.This is a change from last year and applies ONLY to the Woods Parking Lot.
UD Athletic Ticket Office Opens at Delaware Stadium Main Gate: 5:30 p.m., Thursday
Gates Open At Delaware Stadium: 5:30 p.m., Thursday
Team Walk: 5:00pm Thursday, Join us to greet members of the Blue Hens Football squad during pre-game as they march down Stadium Drive escorted by the Delaware Marching Band, Cheerleaders, and Spirit Groups to the locker room. The walk will begin approximately two and a half hours before kickoff each game in front of the Delaware Field House.
Blue Hens Fan Zone: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Adjacent to Bob Carpenter Center and Hospitality Village
Family friendly fun zone! Live entertainment on the Delaware Lottery Stage by Radio Disney. And, don’t forget to visit the Future Hens Club tent to pick up membership information or to get a gameday tattoo. The Fan Zone is full of good times on the inflatables and interactives as well.
The Coors Light Coop: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Located just north of the Delaware Stadium West Main Entrance
Special hospitality area for our guests 21 and over where they are invited to stop by and purchase adult beverages and snacks while catching live college gameday broadcasts. Must be 21 and over for entry and must present valid photo ID and paid game ticket.
Student Entrance Programming: SCPAB and Landmark Properties
UD Student Giveaway & Tickets: UD students should enter through the southwest corner of the stadium. No ticket is needed, only a valid UD id. One admission per eligible student. Buses will run pre-game through kick-off from the following locations: Rodney/Dickinson, Laird, and Perkins Student Center.
Guest Relations: Guest Relations kiosks are located outside of Delaware Stadium on the West side of Delaware Stadium beginning two hours pre-game through kick-off. The main Guest Relations kiosk is located directly inside the West Entrance of Delaware Stadium and is open two hours prior to kick-off through the conclusion of the game. Lost and found items, the lost parents program and emergency re-entry along with other general fan inquiries are all handled at the main kiosk inside the Stadium.
Season ticket holders may also pick up their exclusive giveaway item noted below at the West Main Kiosk location!
Giveaway: The first 1,000 fans 12 and under will receive a complimentary Delaware Football lunch cooler upon entry to the Stadium. All fans will have the opportunity to receive the 2013 Football Schedule Poster as they exit the Stadium at the conclusion of the game. Posters and coolers are subject to availability.
Season Ticket Holder Giveaway – Please visit the main Guest Relations kiosk inside Delaware Stadium near the west main gate entrance and show your Season Ticket Holder Benefits card to receive a complimentary football pop-up helmet with key fob schedule item for your use this season.
Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of BCC addition): UDAF, Basketball, Future Hens Club VIP Party
Concessions Specials: Season ticket holders are encouraged to show their Season Ticket Holder Benefits Card at concession stand locations for an exclusive 10% discount on their purchase (excludes Grotto’s, Chick-fil-A and alcohol sales)
Draft Beers of Delaware: New this year! UDAF members, Delaware Diamonds Society members, and Premium Box Seat Ticket Holders are invited to two new in-stadium locations offering the purchase of Delaware brewed beers. Guests must be 21 and older and sales will conclude at the start of the 4th quarter. Sales are located in the north west corner of the Stadium as well as the south east corner of the Stadium.
Visiting Team Guests: Guests whose names have been left on a pass list from the visiting school and/or who need to pick up tickets purchased directly through the visiting school, should do so at the East Box Office on the East side of Delaware Stadium.
UD Player Guests/HS Coaches/Non-Football Recruits/Spirit Guests: Should enter through the pass gate on the west side of Delaware Stadium adjacent to the Delaware Stadium Box Office
UD Football Recruits: Should enter through the main entrance of the Bob Carpenter Center and meet designated staff on the 2nd floor of the building immediately at the top of the stairs.
Starting Lineups sponsored by IBEW / NECA.
Logistics of the Game presented by UPS.
Coin Toss presented by Army National Guard
Seatback Rentals: Seatback rentals may be purchased on gameday immediately inside the East and West main entrances. They are $6 per seat and are cash only on gameday.
Stadium Policies: As a reminder, items not allowed at Delaware Stadium include outside alcohol, aluminum cans, artificial noisemakers, coolers/ice chests/thermoses, fireworks, glass bottles, large backpacks/bags, large stadium seats, outside food or drink, projectiles of any sort, umbrellas (ponchos are recommended), weapons.
Patrons are permitted to bring in one unopened bottle of water per guest. In order to ensure the safety of our guests. all bags will be checked as patrons enter the facility. Please plan accordingly as long lines may exist.
Delaware Stadium has a No Re-Entry policy. Patrons experiencing an emergency or who must exit for medical reasons may go to the main Guest Relations kiosk inside the Stadium on the West side for assistance.
For a full list of stadium policies, please review all information available athttp://www.bluehens.com/fan-zone/gameday-central.html
Tailgating: Patrons may tailgate beginning 4 hours prior to kickoff and may resume post game for up to two hours after the conclusion of the game. Tailgates must be limited to the immediate space behind the patron's vehicle and driveways must be kept clear at all times. For information on Blue Hens Hospitality packages, visit www.BlueHens.com/tickets.
OTHER EVENT INFORMATION
Delaware Diamonds Entrance...South West Corner or West Main Gates – Single gate to the far left
Bob Carpenter Club Entrance...Main entrance to Bob Carpenter Center (open 90 minutes prior to kickoff)
First Aid Station...Visit the Guest Relations kiosk inside the West Main Gates
Guest Relations Kiosks...Outside DE Stadium West Sides (Pre-game), Inside West main gates (In-game)
ATM Locations...Outside Campus Shop East and West Sides
Grotto’s Pizza - under section C on the West Concourse and in the Northeast corner concession booth
Chick-fil-A - under section B on the West concourse
Fryer Trailer – Northwest corner (French Fries and Chicken Fingers)
Guest Code of Conduct
As part of the Guest Code of Conduct, the following will not be permitted:
• Foul or abusive language or gestures
• Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption
• Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures
• Sitting in a location other than the Guest’s ticketed seat
• Displays of affection not appropriate in a public setting
• Obscene or indecent clothing
• Any disruption to the progress of the event by Guests’ actions