Football Gameday Guide

Get ready for game day as Kansas takes on Duke at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium at 11 a.m. CT!

Kansas Jayhawks

Game Day Timeline

Kansas vs. Duke

8 a.m. – DJ on the Hill

8:45 a.m. – Hawk Talk

9:00 a.m. – Fun Zone

9:30 a.m. – Gates Open

10 a.m. – Marching Jayhawks

11 a.m. – Kickoff

Kansas Jayhawks

Ticket Information

Single Game Tickets

Single game tickets are on sale for all six of Kansas Football’s home games. In addition to the season opener against Tennessee Tech, Coach Lance Leipold and Kansas will also host ACC foe Duke on Sept. 24, before taking on Big 12 opponents Iowa State, TCU, Oklahoma State and Texas at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

Season Tickets

Season tickets are available and start as low as $185.

Meritrust Touchdown Club

Come experience a Kansas Football game in the brand-new Meritrust Touchdown Club structure in the south endzone of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The revamped structure provides KU fans multiple options in a new and upgraded premium area to enjoy Kansas Jayhawks Football. It is a reimagined space with five unique seating options and all areas come with all-inclusive food and beverage as well as in-seat service. The 5,500 square foot area offers plenty of space and nearly doubles the seating capacity from the previous structure.

Gameday on the Hill Fan Tailgate

Looking for a great tailgate spot? Spend your Gameday on the Hill at the fan tailgate! For just $20, enjoy a tented atmosphere, TVs, tailgate games, food and a cash bar!

The Gameday on the Hill Fan Tailgate will be available all six home games. Space is limited so get your tickets now!

Mini Plan

Come out to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium and support the Jayhawks with the mini plan, with tickets to Tennessee Tech, Duke and Iowa State!

Kansas Jayhawks

Fan Information

Fans will be allowed to leave the stadium and re-enter at designated gates.  Fans must have their ticket “scanned-out” when they exit and must have their ticket scanned and pass through the security screening process to regain entry. Re-Entry scanning will only take place at the below gates starting with 5 minutes left in the 2ndquarter and conclude with 10 minutes left to go in the 4th quarter:

  • Gate 1
  • Gate 3
  • Gate 4
  • Gate 8
  • Gate 9
  • Gate 18
  • Gate 26

FROM THE EAST (KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT)

  • Kansas City International Airport is 60 miles to the northeast
  • As you exit the airport, turn right onto I-29 South
  • Continue on I-29 for about 4 miles
  • Turn West on Rte. 152 for about 5 miles
  • Turn South on I-435 to the junction of I-70 West
  • Take I-70 West to Lawrence
  • Exit I-70 at exit No. 204 (East Lawrence)
  • Turn left onto US-40W/US-59 South
  • Turn right onto West 6th Street
  • Turn left onto Tennessee Street
  • Turn right onto West 9th Street
  • Turn left onto Mississippi Street
  • Turn right onto West 11th Street leading to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium

FROM THE WEST (FORBES FIELD)

  • Forbes Field is located in Topeka, Kansas, approximately 30 miles west of Lawrence
  • Travel on Highway 75 North to I-470 East
  • I-470 EAST turns into I-70 East
  • Continue to West Lawrence
  • Exit at No. 202, which will lead to Iowa Street
  • Follow Iowa Street
  • Turn left onto West 9th Street
  • Turn right onto Mississippi Street
  • Turn right onto West 11th Street leading to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium

FROM THE SOUTHWEST (WICHITA MID-CONTINENT AIRPORT)

  • Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is located in Wichita, Kansas, approximately 165 miles southwest of Lawrence
  • As you exit the airport, merge onto Highway 54 East to I-35 North toward El Dorado/Kansas City
  • Continue on I-35 North to I-335 North
  • I-335 becomes I-470 East, which will become I-70
  • Travel on I-70 for 18 miles to the West Lawrence
  • Exit at No. 202, which will lead to Iowa Street
  • Follow Iowa Street
  • Turn left onto West 9th Street
  • Turn right onto Mississippi Street
  • Turn right onto West 11th Street leading to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium

To provide a safe environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into all of our athletics venues, Kansas Athletics implemented a clear-bag policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into sporting events.

Kansas Athletics strongly encourages fans to not bring any type of bag to KU sporting events. To expedite entry, there will be express lanes designated for fans without bags.

The following style and size bag, package, or container will be allowed in the gates at Kansas Athletics events:

  • Bags that are clear, plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”
  •  One gallon clear plastic freezer bag (like a Ziploc)
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without handle or strap, may be taken into the venue (can’t be larger than 5.5” x 8.5”).

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

  •         Purses larger than a clutch bag
  •         Coolers
  •         Briefcases
  •         Backpacks
  •         Fanny packs
  •         Cinch bags
  •         Seatbacks
  •         Luggage of any kind
  •         Computer bags and camera bags
  •         Any bag larger than the required size

***An exception will be made for medically necessary supplies in a bag appropriate to the size of the medical supplies. These bags may be checked at any entrance gate***

Tailgating is permitted only in designated areas. Out of respect for other fans, please tailgate only in front of or behind your own parking space. Please keep traffic lanes open. Portable restroom facilities have been provided in parking areas surrounding David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium for your convenience.

The tailgating guidelines are designed for Jayhawk fans of all ages so that all of our guests have a safe and enjoyable time at the game. We want everyone to enjoy the gameday experience, including responsible tailgating before the game.

Alcohol may be consumed only during a three-hour period before kickoff and during halftime in the designated tailgating area. Consumption of alcoholic beverages must end 30 minutes following the opening kickoff and 15 minutes following the second-half kickoff. Alcoholic beverages must be transported off-campus following the end of the game.

  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted outside of the designated tailgating areas. Underage drinking, disorderly conduct or other unlawful conduct will not be tolerated.
  • No kegs or other containers with a capacity greater than one gallon may be brought into the area. Fans are strongly encouraged not to use or bring glass containers into the tailgating areas.
  • Alcohol may not be brought into David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.
  • Individuals on foot will be allowed to bring their picnics into the designated tailgating areas.
  • Guests should tailgate in front of or behind their own vehicle only and all fans are asked to be considerate of their tailgating neighbors. Vehicles may occupy ONLY ONE parking space and the saving of parking spaces is not allowed.
  • Adults should be aware of their children’s location at all times.
  • Guests are asked to dispose of trash in proper receptacles and extinguish their flames and grills safely. There will be no flames or grills permitted in the Mississippi Street Parking Garage (MSPG). Grills may be used outside of the garage on grassy areas.
  • Parking lots and roadways should be kept clear of tailgating games, e.g., ball-tossing. Please use the grassy areas to play games. Fans are asked not to block or impede other vehicular traffic before, during or after the game.

General concessions will be available in all areas when the gates open. Concessions are located throughout the ground level concourse and the east and west sides of the third level concourse.

From 90 minutes to 30 minutes before kickoff, fans can enjoy concessions happy hour – a new offer that allows fans to get items like hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, and beverages (sodas and beer) at a discounted price.

Fans at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium can use a text-messaging reporting system on gamedays to quickly summon KU event personnel. In case of an emergency, facility issue, or to report a disturbance in your area, send an SMS text message to 55678, keyword KUHELP. Then type in your issue and location. Standard SMS text messaging rates will apply. This is a two-way texting system that will allow KU event personnel to respond as needed.

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