Game Day Central: Game #9
#23/20 Delaware (5-3, 2-3 CAA) vs.
#19/22 Towson (4-4, 3-2 CAA)
Saturday, November 3 • 12 noon
Raymond Field at Delaware Stadium
Hall of Fame / DE Educator Appreciation Day
Background Image Courtesy of Mark Campbell
General Game Info:
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 @ 12 noon
Where: Newark, Del.
Facility: Tubby Raymond Field @ Delaware Stadium
Promotions: Hall of Fame / DE Educator Appreciation Day
Gameday Sponsor: Grotto Pizza
Gameday Happenings – Delaware vs. Towson
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: 9 a.m. Saturday
UD Athletic Ticket Office Opens at Delaware Stadium Main Gate: 10 a.m. Saturday
Gates Open At Delaware Stadium: 10 a.m. Saturday
Blue Hens Fan Zone: 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, Adjacent to Main Entrance on West side of Stadium. Family friendly fun zone! Live entertainment on the Delaware Lottery Stage by Mama Gold & the Gold Diggers. Also, stop by the Coors Light Coop beginning at 10 a.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; Blood Bank of Delmarva; MedExpress; and Delaware National Guard. The Coors Light Coop: 10 a.m. to 12 noon 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 and Barclays. UD Students – be sure to stop by the Barclays booth to download the Barclaycard Mobile Wallet App. Don't have the app? Then register and download at www.BCUSmobile.com. There will be a photo booth and prizes at the Barclaycard booth from 10 A.M. to 12 noon.
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. Tame the Tigers blue shirts compliments of Barclays will be distributed in the SEZ of Delaware Stadium to the first 1,000 UD students with a student wristband for the SEZ Cockpit seating AND valid student ID Card. Shirts 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. Didn’t get your 2012 Homecoming Mug? 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.
Hall of Fame Day – Congratulations to the 2012 UD Athletics Hall of Fame inductees! Recently hired Director of Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreation Services Eric Ziady will assist in honoring this year’s class of inductees during halftime.
Pigskin Pass: Over the past two days, student-athletes from the University of Delaware and Towson University completed the 7th annual Pigskin Pass, a 58-mile relay race from Towson to Delaware, raising money and awareness for Special Olympics Delaware and Maryland. For more details visit www.pigskinpass.com.
DE Educator Appreciation Day – A special welcome to all elementary, middle and high school teachers and administrators from the state of Delaware that are in attendance of the game. Thank you for all that you do for the Delaware Community!
Hospitality Village (located at corner of 896 and route 4 in front of new BCC addition): Pigskin Pass, IMG, and M&T Bank. The President’s Tailgate will be located inside the Bob Carpenter Center Addition lobby.
Concessions Specials: Maryland Crab Soup in a bread bowl and the “Hungryman” Breakfast Special featuring Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes and American Cheese on a Sub Roll are both 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. SEZ UD Student shirt giveaway compliments of Barclays
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.