Game Week: what you need to know for Saturday’s football game
SALT LAKE CITY—The 12th-ranked Utah Utes (6-2; 4-1 Pac-12) return to Rice-Eccles Stadium for the first time in three weeks when the Arizona Wildcats (3-5; 1-4 ) arrive in town this Saturday, November 5, for a 5:30 p.m. kickoff.
Highlights of the game for fans include:
- MUSS Appreciation – The Mighty Utah Student Chapter, winner of the Taco Bell Live Más 2021 Student Chapter of the Year, will be highlighted. The trophy will be awarded and a draw will take place in the second half for the prizes awarded to MUSS members who participate in the draw.
- Pac-12 Team Green – Recognition of Pac-12 Sustainability Initiative which features annual events, including Utah hosting the Sustainability Conference 2022 in June. This co-sponsored event and recognition includes a raffle of t-shirts by Recycle Rice-Eccles volunteers.
- Occie Evans Award – Annual Crimson Club award given to former Utah women’s basketball student-athlete Dru Gylten, to be accepted by the team and coaches.
- “East Eats” Street Trucks – Food options have returned to the east lane, Food Truck Alley, as “East Eats”. in the lane behind the east stands, and view a full map of concessions and customer services here.
The 75th consecutive sold-out crowd for Utah Football is expected at Rice-Eccles Stadium, as Utah brings a 12-game home winning streak to the game.
Below is a comprehensive summary of information and links to help you with all aspects of preparing for your match day experience. Arrive early to avoid the crowds at the gates and enjoy pre-game festivities, including a performance by the “Pride of Utah”, the University of Utah marching band, before the team rushes on field.
Ticket holders are invited to download both their digital game tickets and parking passes to their smartphone wallet before leaving for the stadium, and arriving early. This allows enough time to comfortably enter the stadium. Additional instructions are available at the link above and in the sections below.
Single tickets for Utah Football home games can be purchased here. A limited number of reserved tickets are available for purchase, while only standing places remain for this Saturday’s match.
INFORMATION FOR FANS OF THE GAME
To help fans prepare for game day and get the best possible experience at our home track events, Utah Athletics has launched a Match Day Information Page which provides links to information on tickets, parking, stadium entry, stadium policies, concession options and fan behavior expectations. It can be found here.
DIGITAL TICKETS AND PARKING
Tickets and parking will be scanned on game day using the ticket holder’s mobile device. They can also be forwarded to others via email or SMS.
- To ensure a successful experience with digital ticketing, fans are encouraged to download their tickets and parking passes to their smartphone wallet (iPhone and Android) to present upon arrival at the parking lot and at the stadium gates in order to speed up the entry process.
- Step-by-step instructions for the process have been provided to subscription holders via email and can be viewed online by logging into a subscription holder’s account and selecting “Manage tickets” in the drop-down menu, under Tickets.
- Fans are also recommended to plan to arrive early to allow more time for the registration process.
The stadium gates open two hours before kick-off, at 3.30pm on Saturday. To expedite the process of entering Rice-Eccles Stadium, fans are encouraged to arrive early and consider the most efficient route from their car park or Trax station, and determine the most suitable stadium entrance gate.
- Fan parking on the campus grounds north of the stadium can find the quickest entrance through Honda Gate G, at the northeast corner of the stadium off South Campus Drive, or continue to Gates H, J, or K.
- Fans from all fields east of the stadium are encouraged to walk 500 south and continue west to the grand entrance of Gate L at the southeast corner of the stadium. This entrance is equipped with the most staff and ticket reading devices to handle a high volume of traffic. Check out Gate on 500 South!
- Those who park in the west lot, but have seats on the east side or in the south end areawould also probably find a quicker entrance through gate L on the 500 south.
- Students are encouraged to enter Rice-Eccles Stadium through Gate L to access the MUSS section more quickly.
- For those arriving via TRAXplease note that there are three entrance gates on the west side of the stadium: gates F, D and the cauldron stairs.
- All main stadium gates also feature a bagless queue for express entry. See a gate map here.
- DELETED BAGS POLICY AND BAGLESS EXPRESS LANE
Rice-Eccles Stadium will continue to use a clear bag policy, and offers bagless lanes at all major gates to help expedite entry for those who don’t bring a bag into the stadium. Only transparent bags, up to 12″x18″, will be allowed inside the stadium. No bags, purses or sports bags may be brought into the stadium.
- THE WATER BOTTLES
One factory-sealed bottle of water per person (1 liter or less) is permitted in the stadium. Bottled water cannot be frozen. In the interest of sustainability, empty personal water bottles (1 liter or less) will be permitted. Glass water bottles will not be permitted. Bottle filling stations are located in the concourses of Rice-Eccles Stadium.
- CASHLESS CONCESSIONS
To reduce touchpoints and increase the efficiency of concession sales, Rice-Eccles Stadium has implemented cashless transactions at all concession stands. All sales will be made using credit cards or Apple Pay and Google Wallet mobile payment apps.
For a full list of stadium policies and things to know before you go, please visit the A to Z fan guide.
Rice-Eccles Stadium offers a wide variety of concession options, spread throughout the stadium lobby. By popular demand, the food truck lane on the east side of the stadium is back! Check out East Eats this week. A full map of concessions and other stadium services are available here.
FANUP SPORTSMANSHIP COMMITMENT
The safety of student-athletes and spectators is a top priority for all Utah Athletics home events. We ask all fans to be welcoming, respectful and responsible when attending our events, and to create on-field advantage for our teams in a way that also shows class and sportsmanship towards the teams. visitors. The
The FanUP Initiative was created to define expected fan behavior on our Origin sites and focuses on:
- Supporting our Utes and welcoming visiting teams and their fans
- Promote a family experience
- Enjoy gambling responsibly
- Cheer loud and be Ute proud!
- Report fan behavior issues by texting “FANUP” to 69050
Profanity, public intoxication, rude and disrespectful behavior, racial and derogatory comments or verbal attacks directed at individuals or groups will not be tolerated. Anyone who engages in illegal, dangerous or inappropriate conduct will be removed from the premises, and we encourage all fans to help us identify and report such behavior. Please read President Taylor Randall and Athletic Director Mark Harlan FanUp Letter to Fans.
To learn more about FanUP, please visit: fanup.utah.edu.
Car parks open five hours before kick-off, with the exception of Signature and Tailgate car parks which open at 6am. A parking plan can be found here. Tailgating is only permitted in designated lots. Alcohol, recreational vehicles, trailers and tailgating are not allowed in lots 15, 18 or 19.
Additionally, UTA bus, TRAX and FrontRunner train journeys are free for ticket holders upon presentation of a valid match ticket, including the new post-match bus service from the stadium to the Court House TRAX station. For more information, please visit UTA.com.
We look forward to a great gaming experience and encourage you to find out before you go!