Spring Practice Concludes Saturday at Kinnick
April 13, 2011
IOWA CITY, Iowa - - The University of Iowa football team will make its debut appearance for 2011 Saturday, April 16, at the annual Iowa Football Coca-Cola Classic Spring Practice. The defending Insight Bowl champions will begin their team practice at approximately noon. The session is expected to last about two hours and will include a "controlled scrimmage" near its conclusion.
The west grandstand and south grandstand will be open for spectators. Gates A, B, and E will open at 10:30 a.m. There is no admission charge, but fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for donation to the Johnson County Crisis Center.
The Official Iowa Hawk Shop will stage its annual clearance sale on the southeast concourse from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fans interested in that activity will enter at Gate M. The Hawk Shop sale will move into the east concourse in the event of rain. Parking will be available in all University parking lots adjacent to Kinnick Stadium. Fans with recreational vehicles will be able to park Friday after 7 p.m. Please note: Normal daily parking rates will be in effect in the two parking ramps adjacent to the UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Fans are reminded that Iowa City ordinance prohibits the consumption of any alcoholic beverage on UI and public property which includes UI parking lots and parking ramps. As in the past, this ordinance is in effect on the day of the annual open-to-the-public spring football practice.
Fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes who were general public or UI faculty/staff season ticket holders a year ago are reminded that the priority deadline to order their 2011 season tickets is Friday, April 29.
Fans of the Hawkeyes who did not purchase general public and/or UI faculty/staff season tickets a year ago but are interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2011 season are reminded that the UI Athletics Ticket Office is currently accepting requests from new season ticket holders and that the supply of season tickets available for purchase is limited. Requests must me made online. For more information, click HERE.
The UI Athletics Ticket Office is currently accepting orders for 2011 UI student season tickets from current UI students. Students must place their order online and can do so by clicking HERE.
Students ordering their 2011 UI football season ticket will also have the opportunity to order their 2011-12 UI men's basketball season ticket this spring.
Current UI students are encouraged to place their 2011 UI football and 2011-12 UI men's basketball season ticket order by Friday, May 15. By doing so they guarantee themselves a ticket to all seven home games of the 2011 Iowa football team and all 20 home games of the 2011-12 UI men's basketball team.
Questions about the purchase of general public, UI faculty/staff, and UI student season tickets by current UI students should be directed to the UI Athletics Ticket Office. The office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the summer. The office's telephone number is 1-800 IA-HAWKS.