Game Day Central: Game #11
#rv/-- Delaware (5-5, 2-5 CAA) vs.
#16/21 Villanova (7-3, 5-2 CAA)

Saturday, November 17 • 3:30 p.m.
Raymond Field at Delaware Stadium
Fan Appreciation Day / Battle of the Blue Game

Background Image Courtesy of Mark Campbell

General Game Info:
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m.
Where: Newark, Del.
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Tickets: $42/27
Promotions: Fan Appreciation Day / Battle of the Blue Game
Gameday Sponsor: PPL EnergyPlus

Broadcast/Media Info:
TV: The Comcast Network
Live Web Streaming:
Live Stats:
Media Game Notes

Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. Villanova

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 to 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 Mason Dixon Band. 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; PNC Bank; Be Truly Well Chiropractic & Day Spa; MedExpress; Wize Guyz; and Delaware National Guard.

The Coors Light Coop: 1:30 to 3:30 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.

Student Entrance Programming: SCPAB.

UD Student 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.

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. Didn’t get your 2012 Homecoming Mug? Last Chance! Mugs will be available at half off – just $5 each at the main Guest Relations kiosk throughout the game while supplies last. Limited supply remains.

Fan Appreciation Day –
On behalf of Delaware Football and UD Athletics, THANK YOU for making Saturday at Delaware Stadium a tradition this season! The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a token of appreciation from the Blue Hens and random raffle prizes will be called during halftime following a special video board message. Also, all football season ticket account holders are invited to show their STH benefit card at the main Guest Relations kiosk on the west concourse to receive a voucher redeemable on gameday for a FREE hot cocoa compliments of Athletics Marketing. Limit one voucher per account holder.

Bleed Blue? Give Red. Thank you Blue Hens for participating in the 2012 CAA Blood Challenge on Wed. 11/14 at the BCC or Trabant University Center. Welcome to the game for your recent blood donation. Stay tuned to to see if Delaware will be crowned the champion again this year.

Football Alumni: A special welcome to all Delaware Football Alumni that are in attendance at the game to assist in welcoming the newest Delaware Football Alum Class of 2012 as they are thanked pregame on-field with their families.

Living Social Will Call: Located to the right of the Delaware Stadium Box Office main will call window by the west main entrance of Delaware Stadium.

Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of new BCC addition): IMG, and Traci Bertsch’s Tailgate. The President’s Tailgate will be located inside the Bob Carpenter Center Addition lobby.

Concessions Specials: Smoked BBQ Turkey Leg available at the 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 and meet designated staff on the 2nd floor of the building immediately at the top of the stairs.

Other Notes:
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.

Pregame In-Stadium:
Coin Toss presented by Army National Guard
Starting Lineups sponsored by IBEW / NECA
Logistics of the Game presented by UPS
UPS Delivery of the Game

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

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

For all Parking & Tailgating Regulations click here.