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GameDay Event, Parking and Tailgating Info
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 19, 2009
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Nov. 19, 2009

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TUCSON -- ESPN College GameDay will be on The University of Arizona campus for a live broadcast from 7 a.m. -10 a.m. The ESPN College GameDay set will be on the UA Mall west of the Cactus Garden and east of Old Main. 

The backdrop for the production will be Old Main with a pedestrian only zone from Cherry Avenue to Park Avenue. Fans are encouraged to access the UA Mall from the west side of Old Main.

Parking will be free of charge in the Main Gate Garage and Park Avenue Garage.

UA Tailgating grounds east of Cherry Avenue will open for parking only at 6 a.m. Those with a valid UA tailgating pass will receive a temporary pass that allows them to park on the tailgating grounds prior to the typical five-hour limit. However, game day tailgating, including the consumption of alcohol, may not begin until 1 p.m. -- five hours prior to the game.

All typical tailgating policies and procedures including access to park will be identical to previous games this season, including the vehicle load-in and queuing procedures. The only difference is that vehicles may arrive and park on the tailgating grounds earlier than normal to allow for access to ESPN's College GameDay, which first goes live at 7 a.m. for SportsCenter.


-Tailgate pass holders will receive a parking pass upon arrival at 6 a.m. This pass will allow vehicles to park on the tailgating grounds prior to the typical five-hour before kickoff rule. However, tailgating activities and consumption of alcohol may not begin until 1 p.m. -- five hours prior to kickoff.
-The tailgating area will still open five (5) hours prior to kick-off; 1:00 p.m. for tailgating patrons.
-Tailgate policies, including consumption of alcohol prior to 1 p.m. will be enforced (Per A.R.S.)
-All tailgate areas must be cleared within one hour after the conclusion of the game


-No sale of alcohol
-No open alcohol containers on public streets, sidewalks, or thoroughfares.
-Bring your own beer and wine only. No hard liquor permitted
-No kegs or common sources of alcohol; this includes and drinking apparatus, such as beer bong
-No alcohol in Arizona Stadium
-No public intoxication or disorderly conduct
-Use of glass containers us strongly discouraged
-Alcohol may be consumed only during the five-hour period prior to kick-off
-All tailgate areas must be cleared within one hour of the conclusion of the game
-Persons who supply alcohol to underage drinkers may incur criminal and civil charges

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding!


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