Fan's Guide to Spring Game

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 09, 2008
NORMAN, Okla. -- Kickoff for the Red/White Game is set for Saturday at 1 p.m., and the contest will not be televised or webcast. The only place to see the game will be from a seat at the stadium. This is the last week to purchase half-price tickets. Through Friday, tickets are $5 each. On game day, that price doubles to $10.
Fans may purchase tickets online, in person at the OU Athletics Ticket Office or by phone at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at (800) 456-GoOU. Children 5 and under are admitted free of charge, as are all OU students with a valid student ID. Sooner Kids' Club members will also be admitted free with ID.
On Saturday, tickets will go on sale at 9:30 a.m., at Gates 5 and 7. Most of those windows will be cash only to expedite the process. Will Call tickets will be available for pickup at 9:30 a.m., at the Athletics Ticket Office in the Asp Avenue Parking Facility.
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Gates open at 11:30 a.m. Entrance into Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium will be available through Gates 1, 5, 7, 12. It is recommended that fans have tickets in hand for the game or to arrive early to avoid long lines. Open seating is available throughout the lower bow with full service concessions available on east and west sides. Restrooms will be available throughout the stadium concourse.
Pregame festivities include recognition of 2008 Sooner women's gymnastics team competing in the NCAA Gymnastics South Central Regional at Lloyd Noble Center at 6 p.m. Halftime festivities in the stadium include recognition of all former OU football alumni in attendance.
  Limited Edition Posters

Fans attending the 2008 Red/White Game on Saturday have an opportunity to pick up a limited edition poster celebrating Oklahoma's championship run in the 2000s. Schedule magnets for the 2008 OU football season will also be available at Gates 1, 5, 7 & 12. Learn more...
  Sooner Club Cookout

All Sooner Club members are invited to participate in a pre-game cookout in the Howard McCasland Field House. The cookout begins at 10:30 a.m. Hot dogs, chips and a drink will be served while supplies last. Please print this coupon for your family's admittance. For more information, contact the Sooner Club toll free at (866) SoonerClub.
  Sooner Kids' Club Entry

Sooner Kids' Club members will be admitted free at any gate with a valid 2007-08 ID card. Only members will receive free admission. Parents will need to purchase tickets (tickets are $5 in advance, $10 day of game). If a SKC member has lost or forgotten their membership card, they should report to Gate 5 to be admitted via our member list.
Photos Stadium Gate Locator Map (PDF)
  Spring Game Stadium Policies

Following is a complete list of stadium policies for Saturday's Spring Game:

No pets or animals of any kind are allowed in the facilities, with the exception of service animals used by disabled guests.

ATM Machines
An ATM machine is located on the east side inside stadium between Gates 9 & 10 and westside near Gate 2.

Only point and click cameras will be permitted in the stadium. Professional detachable long lens cameras and video cameras will NOT be permitted.

Chair Back Rental
Sooner seat backs will be available at entrances of Memorial Stadium for $5.

Concession will be available on east and west sides. No food or drink is allowed through the gates, although empty, personal size water bottles are permitted.

Disability Seating
For information on disability seating call the Athletic Ticket Office at 800-456-GoOU or visit their office located on the plaza level of the Asp Avenue Parking Facility immediately west of Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

Exiting After Games
Guests will leave the facilities via the main gates. No guests are permitted on the field.

First Aid
Gomer Jones Medical Facility - located at the North End of the stadium - Section 19 ground level.

Game Programs
A 20-page program will be on sale outside the stadium and at select locations inside the stadium for $3.
Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, (i.e. dangerous winds, tornado, electrical storm, etc.) all guests must be advised that it is in their best interest to seek shelter. Emergency instructions will be delivered via the public address system and the message boards when possible.

Lost Children
Parents/guardians with a lost child should contact the nearest police officer or event staff member. That person will then contact the proper personnel to insure the quickest remedy to the situation. If a child gets separated from his/her party, he/she should notify the nearest police officer or event staff member. If the child knows his/her seat location, attempts will be made to return the child to that location.

Lost & Found
During the game you may check at the Gomer Jones Medical Facility office located in the North end of the stadium. After the game, all unclaimed items are turned over to the OU Physical Plant, and you may contact them at 405-325-6953 if you have any questions.

The University Bookstore located on the ground floor of the Asp Parking Facility (west side of the stadium) from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Additionally, merchandise stands will be located inside the stadium on the east and west concourses.

Most lots surrounding the stadium will be open and free of charge. For more information about disability parking services, please call the Parking & Transportation Office at (405) 325-3311.

Prohibited Items
Same policies as regular season! Except for items pertaining to medical conditions or child care, all backpacks, all professional detachable long lens cameras and video cameras, large cases for binoculars or other items, fanny packs and large purses (larger than 10" by 10") are prohibited and banned. Only those items required for medical or family needs will be permitted. All carried items and entrants are subject to search.
Prohibited items include: coolers, ice chests, cans, bottles, banners, umbrellas, stadium seats with armrests and/or over 16 inches wide, baby seats/strollers and noisemakers. Prohibited items must be returned to the owner's car or discarded.

Re-entry Policy
Fans will not be permitted to exit the stadium and re-enter unless for medical or other emergency situations. Extraordinary circumstances may permit emergency exit at any gate opened for public entry. Fans departing for medical/emergency situations will be allowed to exit and re-enter throughout the game with pass out check and ticket stub.

Restrooms will be open on throughout the stadium concourses.

All fans will be permitted to sit in the lower bowl seating area. The upper decks on both sides will be closed. Disability seating will be available in the south end zone.

Stadium Access
The stadium will open at 11:30 a.m. Gates 1, 5, 7, and 12 will be available for entrance.

Switzer Center
Will open approximately 30 minutes after conclusion of scrimmage and will remain open until 6 p.m. Reminder - NO food or drink is permitted inside the Switzer Center.
Ticket Sales
Some 16 windows, most of which will be cash only, will be open at gates 5 and 7 (north side) beginning at 9:30 a.m. Those are the only points of sale on the day of the game.
Traffic Flow

Approximately two and one-half hours prior to kickoff there will be one street closure adjacent to the stadium. Jenkins Ave., a north-south street that borders the eastern side of the stadium will be closed from Brooks (north of the stadium) to Lindsey. This portion of Jenkins will remain closed until approximately one hour after the game. In an effort to ease post-game traffic, local law enforcement will assist with traffic control of major intersections and primary routes departing the stadium.
Will Call
The normal Will Call window in the Asp Avenue Parking Facility will be open for those needing to pick up previously purchased tickets. Will Call opens at 9:30 a.m.



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