Game Day Central: Game #1
#15 Delaware (0-0 CAA) vs.
West Chester (0-0, 0-0 PSAC East)
Thursday, August 30 • 7:30 p.m.
Raymond Field at Delaware Stadium
Delaware College Colors Day and Blue Hens Back 2 School Bash
Background Image Courtesy of Mark Campbell
General Game Info:
When: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m.
Where: Newark, Del.
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Tickets: $32/$27 ($15 GA sold out)
Promotions: Delaware College Colors Day and Blue Hens Back 2 School Bash
Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. West Chester
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.
UD Athletic Ticket Office Opens At Delaware Stadium Main Gate: 5:30 p.m.
Delaware Ticket Office at the Bob Carpenter Center: 8:30 a.m. to beginning of third quarter (Please note windows will close briefly from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Gates Open At Delaware Stadium: 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Blue Hens Fan Zone: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Adjacent to Main Entrance on West side of Stadium. Family friendly fun zone! Live entertainment provided by RADIO DISNEY at 6pm on the Delaware Lottery Stage. The WDSD pre-game show can be found in its new spot adjacent to the BCC courtyard entrance. Also, stop by the Coors Light Coop beginning at 5:30pm. And, don’t forget to visit the Future Hens Club tent to pick up membership information or to enjoy some hospitality fun if you are a current member. The Fan Zone is full of good times on the inflatables and interactives as well.
Blue Hens Fan Zone Partners include: Radio Disney; Delaware Lottery; Claymont Steak; Delaware Express; Orly Diamonds; PNC Bank; & Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing. The Coors Light Coop: 5:30pm - 7:15pm Thursday, 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
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 the 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.
Giveaway: First 1,000 kids 12 and under will receive a UD Back 2 School pencil pack. In addition, season ticket holders may stop by the West Concourse Guest Relations kiosk for the official 2012 football schedule poster.
Promotion: College Colors day! Wear your Delaware Blue to show your school spirit! Be sure to stop by the Campus Shop for your official 2012 Delaware Football t-shirt.
Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of new BCC addition): Blue Hen Club Tailgate, Men’s Basketball Tailgate
Concessions Specials: Roast Pork Sandwich available at outside BBQ Station - Roast Pork, Garlic Sautéed Broccoli Rabe, Roasted Red Pepper, Sharp Provolone Cheese with a Roasted Garlic Aioli
Other Notes: Delaware Colors Day Fans are encouraged to purchase blue and gold apparel from the University of Delaware Bookstore to celebrate Delaware Colors Day. Blue Hens can also visit the ESPN College Colors Day website to register to pledge their allegiance to UD. All registrants are entered to win prizes. For more details click here.
Pre-Game In Stadium: Coin Toss presented by Army National Guard Starting Lineups sponsored by IBEW 313 / NECA. Logistics of the Game presented by UPS.
Seatback Rentals: Seatback rentals may be purchased on gameday immediately inside the East and West main entrances. They are $5 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
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.
Back To Football Home Football Story Archive