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Gameday Central: Game #11: #21/22 Delaware Hosts Richmond Saturday for Senior Day/Hall of Fame Day

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 11/16/2013
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Saturday, Nov. 16
#21/22 Delaware (7-3, 4-2 CAA) vs. Richmond (4-6, 2-4 CAA)
UD Football Senior Day / Hall of Fame Day

 Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 @ 12 noon
Where: Newark, Del. 
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Tickets: $42/$30/$20
Promotions: UD Football Senior Day / Hall of Fame Day
Gameday Sponsor: Grotto Pizza
TV:  None
Radio: 94.7FM WDSD / 91.3 WVUD
Live Web Streaming:
Live Stats:
Game Notes:

Honorary Game Captain: Garry Kuhlman
Team Game Captain: Alex Pihakis & Trevor Sasek
Delaware Flag Carrier:  Malcolm Bush
U.S. Flag Carrier: RIcky Emerson

Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. Richmond

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.

UD Athletic Ticket Office Opens at Delaware Stadium Main Gate: 
Saturday, 10 a.m.

Gates Open At Delaware Stadium:
Saturday, 10 a.m.

Team Walk: Saturday at 9:30 a.m.  
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 and will be led by the Class of 2014 UD Football seniors and their families. 

Blue Hens Fan Zone:
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Adjacent to Bob Carpenter Center and Hospitality Village

Family friendly fun zone featuring the UD Alumni band ELEMENT K.  They will be on the Delaware Lottery Stage for all to enjoy this Saturday. The Fan Zone is full of good times on the inflatables and interactives, including the UDairy Creamery Moo Mobile on-site during pregame selling the Blue Hens' favorite ice cream! 

The Coors Light Coop: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Located just north of the West Main Gate 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: UD Student Alumni Ambassadors Bucket List Best Decked Out Contest

UD Student Entrance:  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.  Gameday Express Buses will run pre-game through kick-off from the following locations:  Rodney/Dickinson, Laird, and Perkins Student Center.

Guest Relations:  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.

Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of BCC addition)IMG Partner Tailgate, and Sam Miller’s Tailgate.

Bleed Blue? Give Red. 
The Blue Hens and Blood Bank of Delmarva thank you for your participation in this year’s annual CAA Blood Challenge.  We welcome those that donated blood at The BOB on Wednesday, 11/13 and received a voucher redeemable at the Delaware Ticket Office for one free game ticket to the regular season home finale for their support.

UD Football Senior Day:  Be in the stands early to thank the UD Football Class of 2014 for their playing career as a Blue Hen during a special pregame ceremony with them and their families.

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.

Other Notes: 

Pregame In-Stadium:
Starting Lineups sponsored by IBEW / NECA
Class of 2014 UD Football Senior Ceremony
Logistics of the Game presented by UPS
Grotto Pizza Gameday Sponsor On-Field Presentation
Coin Toss presented by Army National Guard

Halftime In-Stadium:
The 17th induction class of the UD Athletics Hall of Fame will be honored in a private ceremony and reception for family and friends at the Embassy Suites Hotel on South College Avenue in Newark this Friday, Nov. 15, and will be introduced on the field at halftime of the Delaware vs. Richmond football game the following afternoon.

Postgame In-Stadium:
After singing the alma mater with the football team, remain in the stands for the postgame band show featuring the University of Delaware Marching Band.

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, click here.

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, call 302-831-2257.


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 & East Sides (Pregame), Inside West main gates (In-game)
ATM Locations: Outside Campus Shop East and West Sides

Specialty Foods:
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)
Botto’s Italian Sausage – under section C on the West Concourse and in the Northeast corner concession booth

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

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