The Youngstown State football team plays host to unbeaten and top-ranked North Dakota State at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday evening. Kickoff for the contest is set for 6 p.m.
Tailgating festivities are set to begin at noon 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 on Veterans Plaza outside the stadium and then at the game on the West Stands Concourse. The program will be accepting credit cards for purchases.
The YSU men's and women's swimming and diving team will be in action against Valparaiso at the Beeghly Natatorium. The meet is set for 1 p.m.
All fans attending the game will receive a YSU football jersey backpack courtesy of HBK, Chemical Bank 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. 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.
9 a.m. - Athletic Ticket Office opens
Noon - 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
1 p.m. - YSU Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Valparaiso (Beeghly Natatorium)
2:40 p.m. - YSU Team Walk-Thru M-70 Tailgate Lot (Weather permitting)
4:30 p.m. - Stambaugh Stadium Gates Open
4:30 p.m. - North/South Ticket Booths Open
4:45 p.m. - YSU Icebreakers Concert (Just south of Stambaugh Stadium)
5 p.m. - 570 WKBN YSU Tailgate Show Live from M-70 Tailgate Lot
5 p.m. - Mosure Hall of Gridiron Glory Opens on Concourse Level
5:45 p.m. - YSU Marching Pride Pregame Show
6 p.m. - Tailgate Lots Close
6:05 p.m. - YSU vs. North Dakota State Kickoff
Halftime: YSU Marching Pride, High School Marching Bands
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.