GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Coyotes | Oct. 20

The Penguins return home to face South Dakota.
The Penguins return home to face South Dakota.

The Youngstown State football team plays host to South Dakota at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday night. A special part of the evening is the recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the 1993 National Championship team. Kickoff for the contest is set for 6:04 p.m. A full day of activities is planned leading up to the game.

Tailgating festivities are set to begin at noon in the M-63 and M-70 Lots. Beer will be on sale in both lots beginning at noon. Parking in the premium M-71 and M-72 lots is available at that time for $10. Parking in the M-62 Surface Lot (Lincoln Avenue), M-66 Lot and either deck (M-30 and M-60) is just $5.

The Penguins will march through the M-70 Tailgate Lot before the contest on Saturday. YSU is scheduled to walk through the M-70 Tailgate Lot at 2:30 p.m. to greet fans on the way to the stadium (weather permitting).

Members of the YSU Football Alumni will be holding their pregame Tailgate Blast beginning at 3 p.m. down in the M-63 Tailgate Lot. Also in the M-63 Lot, the East 9th Band will be performing beginning at 3 p.m.

The YSU volleyball team will be in action against Oakland at the Beeghly Center at 4 p.m. Admission for the contest is free.

After a week off for Homecoming, the YSU Marching Pride will hold its pregame Icebreaker pep rally session at 4:45 p.m. just north for the Andrews Wellness and Recreation Center.

Members of the YSU baseball program will be selling merchandise near the M-63 Lot and then at the game on the West Stands Concourse. The program will be accepting credit cards for purchases.

All fans attending the game will receive a set of YSU Playing Cards courtesy of Mercy Health, Allstate: Nolfi and 21 WFMJ.

During the game members of the softball team will be selling 50/50 Raffle Tickets. 

As always, YSU students are admitted free with a valid student ID. Student seating is in Section 2. Tickets on gameday are $22 for reserved seats, but only $20 in advance. The YSU Athletic Ticket Office is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. prior to the day of the contest.

For those individuals who cannot make Saturday's game can follow the game via LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO | LIVE AUDIO. Fans need a subscription to ESPN+ to watch Saturday's contest.

Saturday's Schedule

9 a.m. - Athletic Ticket Office opens
Noon - Tailgate Lots (M-63 Rulli Brothers and M-70 Hollywood Gaming/Penguin Club) open | Parking available in M-62/M-72
2:30 p.m. - TEAM WALK through M-70 Tailgate Lot
3 p.m. - East 9th Band (M-63 Lot)
3 p.m.- YSU Football Alumni Tailgate Blast
4 p.m. - Volleyball vs. Oakland (Beeghly Center)
4:30 p.m. - Stambaugh Stadium Gates Open
4:30 p.m. - North/South Ticket Booths Open (EAST SIDE CLOSED IN 2018)
4:45 p.m. - YSU Marching Pride Icebreaker concert North of the Rec Center
5 p.m. - 570 WKBN YSU Tailgate Show Live from M-70 Lot
5 p.m. - Mosure Hall of Gridiron Glory Opens on Concourse Level
5:40 p.m. - YSU Marching Pride Pregame Show
6 p.m. - Tailgate Lot Closes
6:04 p.m. - YSU vs. South Dakota

Halftime: YSU Marching Pride, 1993 National Championship team salute

Postgame: Fifth-Quarter Call-in Radio Show on 570 WKBN

On Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter fans are encouraged to use #GoGuins and #PenguinNation when posting photos, videos or tweets. If you need assistance in the tailgate lot contact YSU Police @YSUpolice on twitter or call (330) 941-3527.

Fan Services and credit card sales are available on at the YSU Athletic Ticket Office inside Stambaugh Stadium.