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UConn-Syracuse Gameday Guide

Sept. 23, 2016

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - UConn vs. Syracuse Football

September 24, 2016

Gameday Guide

8:00 a.m.

Season Ticket Holder Early Access to Parking Lots/Tailgating

Season ticket holders (with a season parking pass) may enter the stadium an hour before lots open to the public. This season you have the ability to select your parking spot within your designated lot so friends/family can easily tailgate next to you. Please keep all traffic areas clear as stadium staff will be backfilling lots when gates open to the public.

9:00 a.m.

The All-New Fan Fest Opens!

Take a stroll over to the all-new ‘Fan Fest’, located between the Blue and Grey parking lots, adjacent to the Husky Walk route. Featuring the UConn Dairy Bar Truck, a DJ, inflatables, contests, giveaways and more, Fan Fest is the best place to spend time with friends and family before heading into the stadium.

Parking Lots/Tailgating Open to Public

Parking lots are now open to the public. Get in early and get the grill going! Don’t forget to use #UConnTailgate and #UConnNation all season long when posting pictures of your game day setup.

10:30 a.m.

Greet the Huskies at Husky Walk

Say hello to the band, cheerleaders and Jonathan as you make your way over to Husky Walk to meet the players and coaches as they enter the stadium. The team buses will be arriving in just a few minutes – get there early to save your spot and high-five the team before they take the field!

11:30 a.m.

Stadium Gates Open

Get in early to catch pregame warmups! Reminder fans – Check out the complete bag policy at

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Get your favorite UConn men’s basketball player’s autograph at Fan Fest! The men’s basketball team will be signing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.. Please no personal items. Posters will be provided.

12:30 p.m.

30 Minutes to Kickoff (Fan Fest Closes)

Pay attention Husky fans - a familiar siren in the lots means it’s time to pack up and get inside!

12:40 p.m.

Pregame Show Begins

Don’t miss an all-new pregame show featuring the UConn Marching Band, the UConn cheer and dance teams, and this season, Big Red! Special for our Military Appreciation Game, over 200 active and retired military personnel will be on-field presenting a large flag during the National Anthem! Don’t miss this special pregame show!

1:00 p.m.



Saturday’s in-game recognitions include a look back at our men’s basketball American Athletic Conference tournament championship run as well as a special presentation for the 2016 Maui Invitational!


Band Show Dedicated to our Military Service Branches and an Army/Air Force Swear-In This weekend, the UCMB will dedicate their halftime performance to all service branches and the servicemen and women joining us on game day! We’ll also be officially swearing in over 40 new soldiers and airmen to the Army and Air Force!


Alma Mater

Immediately after the final whistle, join our players, coaches, band, cheer/dance, students and UConn acapella group, the Conn-Men, in singing our Alma Mater before the team heads to the locker room.

Important Reminders

Additional Tickets

Need a few extras for the game? Visit to buy online and print at home or deliver to your mobile device.

New Game Day Enhancements

From discounted concessions to new in-venue amenities, several things have changed at UConn football game days. For the full list of our game day enhancements, CLICK HERE.

Exiting Pratt & Whitney Stadium

Please note that there have been some changes to game day (i.e. Red Lot) exit procedures. Please CLICK HERE to see the new exit procedure and plan your travel accordingly.