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Oklahoma Game Information


Oklahoma Game Information
November 17, 2012
Kickoff: 7:05 p.m.
Gates Open: 5:30 p.m.

        Tickets are still available for Saturday's game against
Oklahoma. To order, log-on to WVUGAME.com, stop by the Mountaineer
Ticket Office in the WVU Coliseum or call 1-800-WVU-GAME.
        Saturday's game is a Gold Rush, presented by EZToUse.com. All
fans are encouraged to wear gold.
        Fans can pick up will call orders at the North end of the
stadium beginning at 5 p.m., on Saturday.
        All tickets for entry will be scanned this season with digital
scanners at each gate. Please have your ticket out and ready to be
scanned, with the bar-code facing out. Fans are encouraged to avoid
entering the stadium at the last minute to ensure they are in their
seats by kickoff.
        Tickets for WVU students will be issued on a game-by-game basis
to students who register at WVUGAME.com and print out a ticket no
earlier than six days before game day. There is no charge for student
tickets, and students must show their ticket and valid ID for entrance.
No student tickets will be available at the stadium.
        A reminder: all persons regardless of age require a ticket for
admittance to WVU football games.

        A limited number of Purple Lot (Areas 52 and 61 behind Sheetz on
Route 705), Gold Lot (Area 72, adjacent to the Facilities Management
Building in front of ERC/Towers) and Burgundy Lot (Suncrest Center off
Van Voorhis Road) parking spaces still remain. The Purple and Gold Lot
spaces can be purchased on game day for $20 for cars, while the Burgundy
spots are $40. Buses and RVs are not permitted in these lots.
        Recreational vehicles can park in the WVU Coliseum lots for $80.
The Mountaineer Station parking garage in the Green Lot (off Van Voorhis
Road) also will be available to cars only for $40, as is the Blue
Auxillory Lot (United Bank/ Health Department). There are 500 parking
spaces available in the garage.
        Recreational vehicles may enter the WVU Coliseum and general
Blue Lot at 8 a.m. on Friday, and the Green, Red, front row Blue and
front row Light Blue Lots at 3 p.m., on Friday. No cars will be admitted
to parking areas until 7 a.m., on Saturday. Front-row RV parking in the
Light Blue Lot is now reserved. Front row RVs must be parked by 7 a.m.
Saturday; general RVs must be parked two hours before kickoff.
        Small tents may be erected in designated areas only and may not
be larger than 12' by 12'. A parking permit for the designated lot
is required to erect a tent and the vehicle must be parked adjacent to
the tent. Tents may only be erected after 7 a.m. on game day.
        Disabled parking will be strictly enforced. Disabled parking is
available for single-game purchase ($30) on a limited basis at the WVU
Law School (Brown Lot); accessible vans will provide transportation from
that lot and the Blue Lot to the stadium gates.
        Permit holders will be required to have the following: WVU
issued color-coded parking permit, valid state-issued disabled parking
placard or license plate, valid state-issued disabled parking
registration card and photo ID of the disabled permit holder (the photo
ID must match the disabled parking registration card). Disabled permit
holder must be in the vehicle and will be required to park in the spots
reserved for disabled parking only. This will be strictly enforced.
        A disabled-accessible shuttle bus will begin leaving the WVU
Coliseum at 4:30 p.m., and provide return service after the game.
        Free parking is available in the lots adjacent to the WVU
        Parking information can be found on game day on Monongalia
County's Radio Notification Station,1610AM WQLM.

Controlled Beer Sales
        Controlled beer sales, operated by Sodexo, can be found along
the concourses inside the gates. Alcohol will not be allowed to be
brought into the stadium, nor taken out of the stadium.
        Fans serving as their group's designated driver are encouraged
to sign-up at booths located inside the stadium. They will receive a
wristband and a coupon for a free soda.

Mountaineer Mantrip
        The Mountaineer Mantrip will take place before each home game
and will begin when the team is dropped off
approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes before kickoff at the corner of
the WVU Medical Center and Don Nehlen Drive. Fans are encouraged to line
the bike path between the Light Blue and Blue Lots. The walk will end
with the team entering the stadium at the entrance of the Northeast
Fan Experience
        Fans can visit the Donald J. Brohard Hall of Traditions in the
Puskar Center throughout the season. Fans can enter through the Puskar
Center doors at 3 p.m., and the center and DJB HOT will close to fans at
5 p.m. The DJB HOT will re-open at 5:30 p.m., and will remain open until
halftime, and fans can enter through doors in the South concourse.
        The Robinson/Petroplus Basketball Hall of Traditions at the
Basketball Practice Facility will open at 4 p.m., and will close at 6:30

        Fans are encouraged to call (304) 293-FANS or text AID to 94597
for stadium assistance. Both services are available on game day only.

Stadium Reentry
        Stadium re-entry passes will not be issued for the 2012 season.

Traffic Information
        No vehicles will be permitted to enter Don Nehlen Drive
(formerly Willowdale Drive) from Route 705 after home football games.
Both lanes on Don Nehlen Drive will be used for stadium traffic to exit
the area. Also, no parking will be permitted on Don Nehlen Drive. Elmer
Prince Drive will permit bus traffic only.
        Fans traveling on I-79 should access the stadium via the
University Avenue or Pierpont Road exits off I-68. Long
delays are expected around the Star City area.
        Please note that primary routes have priority during postgame
traffic. Please stay on primary routes postgame. Secondary routes will
be held until priority routes are cleared. The best way to access I-68
and I-79 following the game is via the Mileground.

        Central Cab shuttle buses begin leaving the WVU Coliseum at 4:30
p.m., and run until approximately one hour after the game. Cost is $4.00
round trip.
        MountainLine buses will run from the Mountaineer Mall. Mountain
Line stadium service will begin at 5 p.m., and will run at least one
hour following the game. After pickup at the mall, the shuttle also will
pickup at the Walnut St. parking garage; postgame drop-off for those
that parked at the garage will be on High Street. Cost is $3.00 round
trip; fans with a parking garage pay stub will ride for free. Children 3
and under also ride free.

        The PRT will run from 3 p.m., until one hour after the game.
There is no charge for PRT service on game days.

        The following items are prohibited at Milan Puskar Stadium: gym
bags, backpacks/school bags, large purses (exceeding 12" x 12" x
12"), coolers (including soft-sided coolers), alcoholic beverages,
weapons and laser pointers.
        The following items will be searched and are permitted into
Milan Puskar Stadium: diaper bags, average size purses, small purses and
fanny packs. A size-wise box is available at each gate and guest
services location to determine if a bag is permitted. All personal items
will be inspected. An express lane is available at the east, west and
north gates for those fans entering Milan Puskar Stadium who are not
carrying items into the game.
        Video cameras, with the intent of non-commercial use, are
permitted. The cameras must not exceed 12" x 12" x 12".
        Banners and signs, except those associated with the Department
of Intercollegiate Athletics, are not permitted at Milan Puskar
        The FAA regional office will allow no VFR air navigation near
the stadium, except for law enforcement and medical aircraft.
        No hard containers or umbrellas are permitted inside Milan
Puskar Stadium. Only unopened plastic containers of soft drinks and
water will be permitted. No open containers will be permitted into the
        Baby strollers are not permitted in the seating areas. Fans can
check their strollers at Guest Services in the South concourse of the
        Due to the University smoking policy, smoking is permitted only
in designated smoking areas at the West, Southwest, East and North
gates. Smoking is prohibited in all other areas inside the stadium.
        As in the past, commercial cargo-type rental trucks (U-Haul,
Hertz, Ryder) will not be permitted in University parking lots during
home football games.
        Absolutely no soliciting of any kind is allowed at Milan Puskar
Stadium or in the parking lots adjacent to the stadium.

Ruby Memorial Hospital
        Ruby Memorial Hospital will be closed to the general public
during West Virginia home football games. Staff and families of patients
will need to obtain passes in advance to gain admission to the hospital
during games. Hospital personnel called to work on an emergency basis
should alert the state police by calling *SP on their cell phones as
they approach the hospital. Emergency traffic should access the hospital
via Elmer Prince Drive.

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