The 40th Annual Youngstown State football program's Red-White Spring Game is set for Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Stadium. Admission is $5 and free for YSU students. The contest will be carried live on 570 WKBN.
The Penguins will conduct the contest under normal playing rules. The game will be four regulation quarters, however the final two periods will feature a continuous clock. The clock can be stopped when deemed necessary. Punts will be allowed, but can only be fair caught. Possessions following scores will be started at the 30 or 35 yard lines.
Head Coach Eric Wolford will be in the tailgate lot visiting with fans starting at 6:15 p.m. Tailgate contest will also start at 6:15 p.m. and the judging will be held until 6:45. The winner will be presented a trophy by Coach Wolford at midfield prior to the start of the game.
Tailgate passes for the M-24 Parking Lot across the street from the Stadium are available for $15 to all Penguin fans. Fans who purchase a pass, must also buy two game tickets. The tailgating lot will open at 5 p.m. For more information, or to purchase a tailgate parking pass contact the Athletic Ticket Office at (330) 941-1978. There is no postgame tailgating. Additional parking will be available near the stadium for $5 in various university lots.
Tickets for the Red-White Spring Game are currently available at the YSU Athletic Ticket Office and can be purchased all day on Friday. All seating for the game is general admission and will be in the West stands. The East side will be closed. The gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Season Tickets will also be available for purchase before and during the game at the YSU Athletic Ticket Office.
Clear Channel Radio will air the game live on 570 WKBN beginning with the pre-game show at 7:15 p.m. Bob Hannon (play-by-play), Ed Muransky (analysis), Zach Humphries (sideline) and engineer Mike Orto will bring Penguins fans all the action.
Parking will be available in all lots around the stadium. Loge holders should have their permits and will be allowed to park in the F-7 Lot. Media and gameday staff parking will be in the M-27 South lot located across Fifth Avenue from the Stadium. Marked media vehicles will be allowed to park along Stadium Drive.
As always, no umbrellas, big bags, coolers or cans are permitted in the Stadium. No fans will be allowed on the field following the game, however, weather permitting, postgame interviews will be held on the field.
40th Annual Red-White Spring Game Itinerary
5 p.m. -- Tailgate (M-24 Lot Only) and Parking Lots Open
6:15 p.m. -- Judging for Best Tailgate Food Contest Begins
6:30 p.m. -- Stambaugh Staium Gates Open
6:50 p.m. -- Entire Team Takes Field
7:30 p.m. -- Kickoff