The Youngstown State football team plays host to sixth-ranked Illinois State at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday. Kickoff for the contest is set for noon.
Tailgating festivities are set to begin at 8 a.m. in the M-63, the M-70 and the M-82 Tailgote Lots. Beer will be on sale in all tailgate lots beginning at noon as well. Parking in the M-62 Surface Lot (Lincoln Avenue), M-66 Lot and either deck (M-30 and M-60) is just $5.
Members of the YSU baseball program will be selling merchandise at the game on the West Stands Concourse. The program will be accepting credit cards for purchases.
Following the football game, the YSU women's basketball team will take on Wagner at the Beeghly Center. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m.
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. 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.
8 a.m. - Tailgate Lots (M-63 Rulli Brothers, M-82 Penguin Club/Taylor Kia Tailgate Lot and the M-70 Hollywood Gaming/Penguin Club) open | Parking available in M-60/M-62
9 a.m. - Athletic Ticket Office opens
8:40 p.m. - YSU Team Walk-Thru M-70 Tailgate Lot (Weather permitting)
10:30 a.m. - Stambaugh Stadium Gates Open
10:30 a.m. - North/South Ticket Booths Open
10:45 a.m. - YSU Icebreakers Concert (Just south of Stambaugh Stadium)
11 a.m. - 570 WKBN YSU Tailgate Show Live from M-70 Tailgate Lot
11 a.m. - Mosure Hall of Gridiron Glory Opens on Concourse Level
11:40 a.m. - Senior Day Ceremony
11:45 a.m. - YSU Marching Pride Pregame Show
Noon - Tailgate Lots Close
12:05 p.m. - YSU vs. Illinois State Kickoff
5 p.m. - YSU women's basketball vs. Wagner (Beeghly Center)
Halftime: YSU Marching Pride
Postgame: Fifth-Quarter Call-in Radio Show on 570 WKBN
On Instagram and Twitter fans are encouraged to use #GoGuins, #GritU 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.