Student Tailgate Pass Giveaway Highlights Busy Saturday

YSU football team.
YSU football team.

The YSU Athletic Department is giving away M-7 Tailgate Parking Passes to the first 10 YSU students who are looking to park in the "Warehouse 50" student section and be part of the pre-game fun. The passes will be available beginning at Noon on Wednesday.

The No. 10 Penguins (4-1) return home to play host to Western Illinois at Stambaugh. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and both tailgate lots open at 1 p.m.

The "Warehouse 50" student section in the M-7 Lot is located near the rear of the lot. To get the parking pass and a game ticket, students must show their valid YSU ID at the the Athletic Ticket Office, located in Stambaugh Stadium.

Also, prior to the game, fans can enjoy a free pre-game snack courtesy of Gia Russ'a "Taste of Italy", a fun tailgate band in the Lead Belly Boys and the annual Car Coach Display. At halftime, members of the 1979 Division II National Finalist team will be honored.

For the contest, YSU fans are being asked to wear your Red and show off your Penguin pride during the contest. We look forward to seeing everyone RedOut Stambaugh Stadium for the contest.

On Saturday, both the M-24 and M-7 Tailgate Lots open at 1 p.m. for the 7 o'clock kickoff against the Leathernecks. In the M-24 Lot, the Gia Russa "Taste of Italy" returns and that is always a fan favorite. The Lead Belly Boys Band will be performing in the M-7 Tailgate Lot beginning at 4 p.m.

As part of the YSU Football Alumni Tailgate festivities members of the 1979 Football team will be honored at halftime. 

The Car Coach Display will features automobiles from the following dealers - Acura of Boardman/Boardman Mitsubishi, Boardman Subaru, Bob & Chuck Eddy Chrysler Dodge Jeep, The Haus Auto Group, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Greenwood Chevrolet, U-Save Auto Rental and Toyota Volvo Jaguar of Warren.

For more information, contact the YSU Athletic Ticket Office at (330) 941-1978. Ticket office hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.