Sept. 8, 2012
Arizona vs. #16 Oklahoma State
Saturday, Sept. 8
Game Sponsors: Pima Federal Credit Union and the University of Arizona Medical Center
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.
Wildcat Walk: 5:30 p.m.
Gates open: 6:00 p.m.
Single-game tickets can still be purchased for Saturday's Big 12/Pac-12 Showdown vs. Oklahoma State. Fans can purchase online right now by clicking here or purchase in-person at the box office. Remember, new for 2012, the box office for all home football games will be at the McKale Center Ticket Office. The McKale Center Ticket Office opens five hours prior to every home game kick off (2:30 p.m. this Saturday). All Arizona Stadium box office operations will be out of the McKale Center Ticket Office, including will call.
Blue Mini-Plans are still available. Receive tickets to the Oklahoma State game, plus the South Carolina State, Colorado, and Arizona State games for a discounted price. Click here to purchase a mini-plan online.
Questions about season tickets, mini-plans, or general Arizona Athletics? Make sure to stop by the ticket sales table located outside of the McKale Center Ticket Office and at the Coca-Cola Fan Fiesta. Our sales team will be on hand to assist fans.
ARRIVE EARLY - STAY LATE
Due to the construction around campus and specifically Arizona Stadium, please plan on arriving at least one hour earlier than normal. We want to make sure you're inside the stadium and in your seat when the team takes the field. Please click here to view our football game day guide webpage for more information on the parking and stadium entrance gate changes for the 2012.
The crowd was the difference in last week's overtime win against Toledo and will definitely be needed this Saturday to help the Wildcats defeat the Cowboys. 50,000 STRONG ALL GAME LONG!
WILDCAT WALK - 5:30 p.m.
Make sure to get to Cherry and University for the Wildcat Walk and help welcome Coach Rodriguez and the Wildcats as they walk to Arizona Stadium! The team will arrive at approximately 5:30 p.m. Plan to arrive by 5:15 pm to grab your spot on the Wildcat Walk. The Wildcat Walk will occur two hours prior to every home game.
SOUND TECHNICIANS ON SITE
Arizona Athletics received several calls and e-mails about the audio levels at the Toledo game. At each home game there are sound technicians who roam the stadium to monitor the levels and make adjustments. If you are having an issue in your area, please e-mail email@example.com with your comment and location. We will deploy at sound technician to check it out.
Attention season ticket holders: have tickets to the game but can't go? Don't let your tickets go to waste. Log into "My Account Manager" and electronically transfer your tickets to a friend. Click here to log in and select "Ticket Transfer." The ticket exchange program is only available to football season ticket holders.
SUN TRAN PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE
Sun Tran provides shuttle service to Arizona Stadium. Shuttles will depart from Hi Corbett Field starting two hours prior to every home game kick off (5:30 p.m. this Saturday) and will run continuously until kick off. The drop off location is on 6th street, steps away from Arizona Stadium. The shuttle service will offer return service to Hi Corbett Field for approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of the game. The pick-up location for return shuttle service will be the same as the drop off location.
There is no fee to park at Hi Corbett Field. Round-trip full-fare will be $3, while round-trip half fares will be $1.50 for seniors 65 or older, persons with disabilities, and Medicare cardholders. Kids 5 and under can ride for free.
PLEASE NOTE:Sun Tran will be in operation with one less bus this season, so wait times might be longer than normal. Please plan accordingly.
CAT CRUISE FOR PHOENIX-AREA FANS
In partnership with Bon Voyage Travel, Arizona Athletics provides bus transportation from Phoenix to Arizona Stadium and back. There are three locations throughout the Valley where fans can get on the "Cat Cruiser." Space is limited, but there is still spots available for this week's game. For more information call 1-800-439-7963 or visit www.bvtravel.com/wildcats.
Tailgate lots will open at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday. Please click here to visit our tailgating page for a complete list of tailgating rules and regulations.
GAME DAY GRILL
Due to the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility construction the Game Day Grill has been moved to a new location for the 2012 season. The Game Day Grill will be located on the Eddie Lynch Pavilion, which is just north of the Jim Click Hall of Champions. The Game Day Grill opens three hours prior to every home game kick off (4:30 p.m. this Saturday).
COCA-COLA FAN FIESTA
In addition to the Game Day Grill being relocated, the Coca-Cola Fan Fiesta has also been relocated for the 2012 season. The Coca-Cola Fan Fiesta is located on the UA Mall, just west of Cherry for all 2012 home football games with the exception of the Homecoming game vs. Colorado on November 10. The Coca-Cola Fan Fiesta opens 4 hours prior to every home game kick off (3:30 p.m. this Saturday) and features live entertainment, food vendors, interactive displays and a fun zone for the kids. The Territorial Cup Series Trophy will be on display in the family fun zone. Fans are encouraged to bring cameras and take pictures with the trophy.
TEAM CAPTAINS AND GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Trace Biskin, Chris Merrill, Terrence Miller, and Taimi Tutogi will serve as Team Captains for the Oklahoma State game. Click here to get the most up-to-date info on the team with ArizonaWildcats.com's Gameday Central page.
Saturday's halftime activities include a special presentation of the Territorial Cup Series Trophy. The Territorial Cup Series is a competition with Arizona State University. Schools earn points based on the results of head-to-head team competitions. This is the third straight year Arizona has won the trophy! Halftime concludes with the Pride of Arizona marching band performance and a recognition ceremony for Arizona student-athletes and teams that won a national championship in 2011-12.
CALL ME MAYBE VIDEO
You've seen all the Call Me Maybe videos on Youtube, like this one from the US Swim Team. Tomorrow night we're going to attempt to make our own Call Me Maybe Video, LIVE! Be prepared to dance and lip sync during the quarter break after between the 3rd and 4th quarters. You might make it on the Catvision video board and in the video!
Tweeting tomorrow? Make sure to use the hashtag #BearDown and/or #BeatOKState. Your tweet could be shown on the Catvision video board. Any check out the new Social Wildcats Rewards game. You can earn points and redeem for prizes by linking your Facebook, Twitter, and foursquare accounts. Check it out at SocialWildcats.com.