PISCATAWAY, N.J. (August 6, 2012) – Rutgers head football coach Kyle Flood announced that fans are invited to watch Rutgers practice Saturday, August 11 at 9:30 a.m. on the F-3 turf field. Parking is available in the White Lot, adjacent to the F-3 field.
Rutgers Football season ticket holders will have exclusive VIP access to view practice from the sideline, in front of the bleachers on the F-3 field. Football season ticket holders will be sent an e-mail with directions on how to obtain the special access at Saturday’s open practice.
Fans will not be permitted to bring any cameras into practice. No photographs or video of practice will be permitted, along with usage of cell phones in the practice complex. Fans will be allowed to re-enter the complex as needed if they need to use their cell phone.
Ushers will be monitoring fans using any cell phones or attempting to take any photographs or video of practice.
Rutgers Football has also asked all fans who utilize social media, including Twitter, to refrain from posting any details of the practice session.
Fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets, single-game tickets, concessions and pose for photographs with the new uniforms and helmets at Saturday’s open practice.
In addition to Saturday’s open practice, Rutgers hosts its annual Kickoff Celebration Saturday evening from 5:30-7:45 p.m. inside High Point Solutions Stadium.
Admission is free to the Kickoff Celebration. Coach Flood and members of the Scarlet Knights will be available to meet fans and sign autographs from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Posters will be distributed at the gate and on the field for fans to get signed.
The event will also feature the Rutgers Kids’ Zone and appearances by the RU Cheer/Dance teams and Rutgers Pep Band.
The Kids’ Zone is open from 5:30-7 p.m. and is located between Athlete’s Glen and the North Plaza. High Point Solutions Stadium will be open at 6:45 p.m. as the autograph session begins. Concessions are available for purchase at the Kickoff Celebration.
The North ticket office will be open during the event for fans to purchase tickets. Fans will also have the opportunity to pick their seat location for season ticket purchases. If you would like to become a season ticket holder, call the Fan Relationship Management Center at 866-445-GORU (4678) prompt 8 and reserve a time for early access starting at 4:30 p.m. A personal Fan Relationship Consultant will assist you with finding the best available season ticket seat starting at just $99.
The Scarlet Knights open the 2012 season Saturday, Sept. 1 at Tulane. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. with live national television coverage on CBS Sports Network. Rutgers opens the 2012 home schedule Saturday, September 8 at High Point Solutions Stadium vs. Howard. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m.