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Cheer alongside the sea of over 60,000 fans for the Purdue Boilermakers vs Southern Illinois Salukis Football game on Saturday, September 20, 2014. From tailgating to game day information, there are plenty of details to check out below before heading to Ross-Ade Stadium.
Ross-Ade Stadium Seating Information
Ross-Ade Stadium consists of one main level that runs across the entirety of the venue. Seating starts in Section 101 along the Southern Illinois sideline, and continues to Section 129 in the opposing corner along the Purdue sideline. End line seating is available on one end of the venue in sections 30-34 in the front row and 130-134 in the back. Fans interested in club and terrace seating can find it along the Purdue sideline, consisting of sections C1-C6, the north and south terrace, and boxes 1-23. The club and terrace seating is reserved for members of the John Purdue Club, and ticketholders must have a membership to be seated in this section.
Ross-Ade Stadium General Information
The following items will not be permitted inside Ross-Ade Stadium: umbrellas, noisemakers, personal seatbacks (aside from the ones the stadium rents out), alcohol, cans, coolers, bottles, food, flags, banners, signs, and tobacco.
The marching band will perform its "Thrill on the Hill" concert that starts two hours before each home game at Slayter Hill. From there, the band will leave Slayter Hill and march to Ross-Ade Stadium. The team will also be doing its Boiler Walk 2.5 hours before the game from the Memorial Union for fans to cheer them on.
Ross-Ade Stadium Parking Information
Most of the lots closest to Ross-Ade Stadium are reserved for John Purdue Club members, but additional parking is located throughout campus. Parking for a small fee is located in the IM Gold and IM Black Lots, RV parking is located in the IM Black Lot, and bus parking can be found in the Armory Lot. A shuttle service will be provided from the IM Gold and IM Black lots two hours before and one hour after games. Free parking is available in many of the campus' lots and garages, but no tailgating will be permitted in any of the free lots. All lots will close four hours after each game.
Ross-Ade Stadium Tailgating Information
The Boilermaker Crossing will take place before all home games and will feature family events, meet-the-team events, and inflatable games for kids. Tailgating is permitted in most lots, but the school asks that you be considerate of those around you. In addition, no alcohol will be allowed in the V lot.
Ross-Ade Stadium Gate Times
The gates at Ross-Ade Stadium will open 1.5 hours before kickoff.
Ross-Ade Stadium Accessibility
Fans in need of accessible accommodations will be well-served at Ross-Ade Stadium. Accessible seating is available for those in need, but it is recommended that requests be made in advance of the game. In addition, fans that need accessible parking can park in Lots H, R, M, and O where shuttle services will be available for drop off and pick up at the stadium.