Game Day Central: Game #7
#25/22 Delaware (4-2, 1-2 CAA) vs.
Rhode Island (0-6, 0-3 CAA)
Saturday, October 20 • 3:30 p.m.
Raymond Field at Delaware Stadium
Background Image Courtesy of Mark Campbell
General Game Info:
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m.
Where: Newark, Del.
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Gameday Sponsor: Alex & Ani
Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. Rhode Island
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 expected high traffic volume and area construction, fans are encouraged to arrive early. Fans traveling from the North are encouraged to travel from Route 273 to Route 4. Fans traveling from the South are encouraged to take Route 72 to Route 4. Patrons traveling southbound on 896 (S. College Ave.) will not be able to make a left hand turn into Stadium lots. In addition, handicap patrons should enter Gate F located on Route 4 as the handicap parking is behind the BCC.
Delaware Ticket Office Opens at Bob Carpenter Center: 11:30 a.m. Saturday
UD Athletic Ticket Office Opens at Delaware Stadium Main Gate: 1:30 p.m. Saturday
Gates Open At Delaware Stadium: 1:30 p.m. Saturday
Blue Hens Fan Zone: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Adjacent to Main Entrance on West side of Stadium
Family friendly fun zone! Live entertainment on the Delaware Lottery Stage by Speaker City. Also, stop by the Coors Light Coop beginning at 1:30 p.m. 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.
Blue Hens Fan Zone Partners include: Delaware Lottery; Claymont Steak; Delaware Express; Orly Diamonds; PNC Bank; Be Truly Well Chiropractic & Day Spa; Blood Bank of Delmarva; Blue Hen Touchdown Club; and Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing.
The Coors Light Coop: 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Adjacent to the Blue Hens Fan Zone 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. There will be weekly prizes and promotional giveaways, be sure to stop by!
Student Entrance Programming: SCPAB; Studio Green; and UD Homecoming Student Spirit Station.
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. Cinch bags compliments of UD Alumni Association will be distributed in the SEZ of Delaware Stadium to the first 500 UD students with a student wristband for the SEZ Cockpit seating AND valid student ID Card. Bags are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guest Relations: Guest Relations kiosks are located outside of Delaware Stadium on both the East and West sides beginning two hours pre-game through kick-off. The main Guest Relations kiosk is located directly inside the West Entrance of Delaware Stadium. Opening 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.
Homecoming Weekend – A special welcome to all University of Delaware Alumni in attendance at the game. The 2012 Homecoming commemorative mugs purchased by UD Alumni are available for pickup at the Coors Light Coop from 1:30 to 3 p.m., and the re-instated crowning of the 2012 Homecoming King & Queen will be honored on-field at halftime following the recognition of the 1972 UD Football team. Also, during pregame representatives from the winning student organization for this year’s Homecoming Banner Competition will lead the team on-field for the game.
UD Faculty & Staff Appreciation – On behalf of UD Athletics and the Office of Human Resources, welcome to all University of Delaware employees in attendance at the game. Thank you for all you do for the University and additional thanks to those that have contributed to the University of Delaware United Way campaign and joining us for pregame hospitality and discounted tickets.
Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of new BCC addition): Swimming & Diving Alumni, Baseball Alumni, President’s Tailgate, College of Health Sciences, Women’s Basketball, Faculty/Staff Appreciation, IMG, College of Agriculture – located by the football practice field**
Concessions Specials: Rhode Island Clam Chowder at outside BBQ Station during pregame. The Fryer Truck located in the NEZ of Delaware Stadium has added chicken tenders to their menu. Be sure to stop by during the game!
Visiting Team Guests: Guests whose names have been left on a pass list form 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
Mascot Voting Information
Fans are encouraged to vote for their favorite mascot in this year’s Capital One Mascot Challenge as our very own University of Delaware mascot YoUDee represents us as one of the 16 national finalists. For details to vote click here.
Coin Toss presented by Army National Guard
Starting Lineups sponsored by IBEW / NECA
Logistics of the Game presented by UPS
Homecoming Student Spirit Station (SEZ)
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 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 at http://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.
For all Parking & Tailgating Regulations click here.