Your Guide to 2013 Purdue Football

Aug 20, 2013

Hear, See Coach Hazell Live

The Darrell Hazell Show - hosted by Tim Newton - airs every Thursday from Aug. 29 through Nov. 21, with the exception of Oct. 3 and Oct. 24. The final show of the season will be Wednesday, Nov. 27, as Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 28. The show, which originates from Buffalo Wild Wings on Brown Street in West Lafayette, is broadcast from 6 to 7 p.m. ET on the Purdue Sports Network and on the World Wide Web by clicking here. Call-in questions are taken at 888-246-2678 during the broadcast window.

The Downtown Gridiron Club is putting a new coat of paint on its weekly football luncheons. Coach Hazell will address the membership on Wednesdays at noon at The Outpost, 2501 Old U.S. 231 South, in Lafayette, Ind. The dates are as follows: Sept. 11, 18 and 25; Oct. 9, 16 and 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27; and Dec. 4. For more information and to purchase tickets (priced at $170 for 11 buffet luncheons), call Jim McDonald at 765-742-7366 or send an e-mail. This year marks the 70th year for the Downtown Gridiron Club.

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Following is information designed to make your 2013 Purdue football experience an enjoyable and pleasant one:

To access the 2013 schedule, with up-to-date start times and television information, click here.

Future schedules - 2014 to 2021 - are listed here.

Single-game tickets are mailed at least seven days prior to each game.

To ensure safe and timely arrivals to games, police say leaving early and heeding posted signs and officers' directions will make for smooth travels. Parking lots will open as follows:

* RV lots open Friday at 6 p.m. ET.
* All lots except D & T open Saturday eight hours prior to kickoff, but no earlier than 7 a.m. ET.
* Lots D & T open Saturday eight hours prior to kickoff, but no earlier than 8 a.m. ET.

For complete traffic and parking information, as well as the latest construction notices and maps, click here.

The Athletic Ticket Office, located along Northwestern Avenue in the Mackey Arena Complex, opens three hours prior before kickoff and will remain open through halftime. A John Purdue Club representative will be available at Window 10 to assist members with any questions or JPC will-call needs.

Fans making their way to campus on game day will want to tune in to live pregame coverage on radio, starting three hours before kickoff. The two-hour "Countdown to Kickoff" show sets the stage and can be heard on WAZY (96.5 FM) in the Lafayette-West Lafayette area, followed by the pregame show on the Purdue Sports Network. Game broadcasts - with Tim Newton, Pete Quinn and Kelly Kitchel and Rob Blackman - also can be heard on Sirius XM Radio and are available via Internet subscription by clicking here.

Fans, especially families, looking for fun before home games will want to check out the Boilermaker Crossing. Meet-the-team events, inflatable games and live entertainment highlight the list of activities. Boilermaker Crossing, which starts three hours before kickoff and runs until 30 minutes before kickoff, is located on the Sally and Bob Weist Plaza between Mackey Arena and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Academic Center. It is free and open to fans of all ages. This year, the "Countdown to Kickoff" will originate from the Boilermaker Crossing. One hour before kickoff, a live musical performance will take place on the stage at Boilermaker Crossing. Last year, featured artists included country star Levi Riggs, The Endless Summer Band and Karli Edging.

New in 2013 will be the 211° Session, beginning 2 hours and 11 minutes before kickoff in Mackey Arena. The Purdue "All-American" Marching Band will march into Mackey and perform a 45-minute concert. The football team also will be in attendance and, upon leaving, will walk through the Boilermaker Crossing en route to its locker room.

Concession stands outside Ross-Ade open three hours prior to game time. Inside stands open 90 minutes before kickoff. For more information on concessions, which are handled by Learfield Levy Foodservice, click here.

All gates to Ross-Ade will open 90 minutes before kickoff. Fans entering the stadium can expect to have their bags searched at the gates. Some items are not allowed in Ross-Ade, including (but not limited to): umbrellas; pets; noisemakers or irritants; seat backs not provided by the stadium; alcoholic beverages, coolers, cans, bottles or food; flags, banners, large signs or any item that may block the view of others; and objects that interfere with the comfort of other fans. Also, Ross-Ade is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment. Tobacco use, in any form, is not allowed inside the stadium.

The Lost and Found is located on the concourse of section 115 and behind the south end zone bleachers. Articles not claimed during or immediately after the game are turned over to the Athletic Ticket Office.

You, our guests, are the focus of everything we do. The Purdue athletics staff is here to make your Ross-Ade Stadium experience a special and memorable one. Enjoy the game, have a great day - and BOILER UP! HAMMER DOWN!