The Youngstown State football team plays host to Robert Morris at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday night. It will be a busy and enjoyable day for fans prior to the contest which kicks off at 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 8 o'clock. Parking in the M-62 Surface Lot (Lincoln Avenue), M-66 Lot and either deck (M-30 and M-60) is just $5.
The men's and women's swimming and diving team will host an intrasquad meet in the Beeghly Natatorium starting at 9:30 a.m. The YSU soccer team plays a Horizon League contest against IUPUI at 1 p.m. at Farmers National Bank Field. Admission to both events is free.
In the M-63 Tailgate Lot, The Lead Belly Boys Band will perform at a 3 p.m. Fans can get samples of Penguin City Beer and Lost River Hard Seltzer starting at 3 p.m. in the M-63 Lot. In the M-70 Lot, the annual Gia Russa "Taste of Italy" will be held from 3-5:30 p.m.
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.
All fans attending the game will receive a YSU Koozie courtesy of Medical Mutual, 21 WFMJ and McDonald's.
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
9:30 a.m. - Swimming and Diving Intrasquad Meet (Beeghly Natatorium)
1 p.m. - YSU Soccer vs. IUPUI (Farmers National Bank Field)
2:30 p.m. - YSU Team Walk-Thru M-70 Tailgate Lot
3 p.m. - Gia Russa "Taste of Italy" (M-70 Lot)
3 p.m. - The Lead Belly Boys Band (M-63 Lot)
3 p.m. - Sampling of Penguin City Beer & Lost River Hard Seltzer (M-63 Lot)
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. Robert Morris Kickoff
Halftime: YSU Marching Pride, 1979 and 1994 Team Celebrations
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.