A Host Of Activities Scheduled Around Saturday's 2013 Kansas Football Spring Game
April 8, 2013
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas Athletics has planned a full day of events and activities for the annual Kansas Football Spring Game this Saturday, April 13. Kickoff is at 1 p.m., on Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium and admission is free.
The game will be televised live on Metro Sports in the Kansas City area and on Kansas 22 throughout the rest of Kansas. The game will also be streamed live on AT&T Jayhawk All-Access. Additionally the game will be broadcast live across the state of Kansas on the Jayhawk Radio Network on stations in Lawrence, Kansas City, Wichita, Hutchinson, Hays and Liberal.
The day will begin with the `Train Like A Jayhawk’ clinic for kids grades 1-6 on the football practice fields adjacent to the southeast corner of Memorial Stadium. The clinic, in which stations will be directed by KU football players, will go from 10-11 a.m.
The Hy-Vee Hawk Zone will then open at 11 a.m., in lot 91 just south of the football practice fields and will feature inflatable games for children. The fourth annual Bike Rodeo will also begin at 11 a.m., in lot 91. The Bike Rodeo will feature a bicycle course and free bike inspections, courtesy of Douglas County Fire and Medical. In addition, kids 15 and younger will be custom-fitted with a free bicycle helmet (while supplies last) as they learn about bicycle rules of the road, trail etiquette and pool safety.
Gates to Memorial Stadium open at noon and fans can receive a free 2013 commemorative schedule poster, magnets and schedule cards. With the entire stadium open for seating, fans will be allowed to enter the stadium at the NE, SE, NW, SW and west ramps as well as the suite elevators.
The KU Store will be open at three locations. Stands on both the east and west concourses will be open from noon until the end of the game, while the store location on the south side of the stadium at the bottom of Campanile Hill will be open from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. All store locations will have various items on sale for 50% off.
Parking for the Spring Game is free. KU Parking and Transit, however, will be on hand to assist fans with questions about open parking.
KU will begin the 2013 season on September 7 vs. South Dakota. The Jayhawks will also host non-conference opponent Louisiana Tech (Sept. 21) before Big 12 rivals Texas Tech (Oct. 5/Homecoming, K-Club Weekend), Oklahoma (Oct. 19), Baylor (Oct. 26), West Virginia (Nov. 16) and Kansas State (Nov. 30) visit Lawrence.
Season tickets for the seven-game home schedule are now on sale for as low as $99. The Family Plan, which includes two youth and two adult general admission tickets, is $350.
Fans can purchase their season tickets at the Spring Game at ticket tables on Campanile Hill, in the Hy-Vee Hawk Zone, in the west concourse and in section 3 inside the stadium seating area. Additionally, tickets are available online at www.kuathletics.com, by calling 800-34-HAWKS or in-person at the Allen Fieldhouse ticket office.
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