48,000+ tickets sold for April 12 Red-White scrimmage

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48,000+ tickets sold for April 12 Red-White scrimmage

The Husker football team takes to the field for the 2011 Red-White Spring Game. The annual scrimmage is expected to draw more than 48,000 fans to Memorial Stadium on April 12.
Craig Chandler | University Communications
The Husker football team takes to the field for the 2011 Red-White Spring Game. The annual scrimmage is expected to draw more than 48,000 fans to Memorial Stadium on April 12.

Nebraska’s annual Red-White Spring Game is 2 p.m. April 12 at Memorial Stadium.

The game will be streamed live on BTN2Go, with tape-delayed national television coverage at 7 p.m. on BTN and a statewide telecast on NET at 2 p.m. April 13.

Nearly 48,000 reserved tickets have been sold, with a large walk-up crowd expected. Fans can avoid long lines and delays at ticket windows by purchasing tickets at http://www.huskers.com and using the print-at-home option.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Athletic Ticket Office 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11 or by calling 1-800-8-BIG RED.

Reserved tickets for the game are $10 each, while youth in eighth grade or under will be admitted free if they take the Drug Free Pledge at halftime of the scrimmage. Youth must still secure a complimentary ticket for admittance by contacting the ticket office.

On game day, complimentary tickets for youth must be obtained at the ticket office main inside windows. Free youth tickets will not be available at any of the satellite ticket selling locations around the stadium.

The following reminders should be of assistance for those planning to attend Saturday’s game.

  • Fans purchasing tickets on gameday can do so at the following locations: Athletic Ticket Office in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage; Gate 10 ticket windows (northwest corner of stadium); and on the East Stadium Plaza. The ticket office and other ticket selling locations will open at 10 a.m. on April 12.

  • All seating areas in Memorial Stadium with the exception of the 600 level of East Stadium will be open for the game.

  • The majority of gates to Memorial Stadium will be open April 12. Gates 1, 6, 8, 17 and 23 will not be open.

  • Handicap entrances will be located at: Gate 15 (North Stadium); Gate 16A (East Stadium); Gate 23A (section 14D in South Stadium); and Main West Stadium/Press Box Entrance (section 225D).

  • UNL Parking Services will cashier booster lot 9 (at 14th Street and Avery Parking Garage) and other campus lots for public parking. The charge is $5 per vehicle. Public parking will also be available at Haymarket Park and the Pinnacle Bank Arena festival lot for $5.

  • STARTRAN will provide shuttle service from South Pointe Pavilions (27th and Pine Lake) and North Star High School (5801 N. 33rd St.). The buses will park on R Street near the Lied Center. Shuttles begin at noon and return trips start at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Cost is $5 per person each way.

  • The Husker Nation Pavilion will be located on the East Stadium Plaza with activities beginning at 11 a.m. First National Bank will be sponsoring an autograph zone from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with 2013 Husker seniors Quincy Enunwa, Ciante Evans, Ron Kellogg III and Jeremiah Sirles scheduled to appear.

  • A Union Pacific mini train will be set up in the parking lot at Haymarket Park with free train rides for all ages from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The train will be located just west of the main gate to Hawks Field.

  • Nebraska will honor several student-athletes during pregame ceremonies. The presentation of the Brook Berringer Citizenship Team will happen approximately 20 minutes before kickoff. The Cletus Fischer Scholarship will also be presented on Saturday.

  • The youth portion of the Drug Free Pledge at halftime will be led by Jack Hoffman, with assistance from 2013 Husker senior C.J. Zimmerer. Olympic bobsledder Curt Tomasevicz will lead the adult pledge.

  • In addition to the spring game at Memorial Stadium, the Nebraska track and field teams will host the Nebraska Quad on April 12 at Ed Weir Stadium, with field events beginning at 11 a.m. and running events starting at 3 p.m. The Nebraska softball team will take on Iowa at Bowlin Stadium at 4 p.m. Fans can use spring game ticket for free admission to the softball game. Admission to the track meet is free.

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