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Penn State Football: TV, Parking And Event Information Released For Blue White Weekend

by on March 25, 2016 2:00 PM

As the date quickly approaches more information has been released regarding all of the Blue White Weekend, highlighted by Penn State's annual spring scrimmage scheduled for 2pm on April, 16. As in previous years, admission to the event is free as well day-of-game parking.

Parking:

The overnight RV lot opens Friday, April 15 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Cars accompanying an overnight RV will be charged $20, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on game day at 8 a.m. Beaver Stadium gates A and B will open at 12:30 p.m. Team arrival for the Nittany Lions will be at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Curtin and Porter Roads.

Autograph Session:

The popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m. New this year, members of the Penn State football team will be assigned to gates A, B, C, E and F of Beaver Stadium. The players will be permitted to sign one item per person to give as many fans as possible an opportunity to meet the squad. Additional information regarding the autograph session will be released at a later date.

The Fan Festival,

The official Penn State football game day fan festival, includes numerous displays, vendors and interactive events for kids, and will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Fan Festival will be located on Curtin Road near Beaver Stadium, as it is during the season.

The Blue-White Family Fun Zone will be held from 9 a.m-1 p.m. in Holuba Hall, is open to the public and has free admission. The Family Fun Zone features game stations run by Penn State teams, inflatables, free face painting, interactive games and novelty stations, giveaways and fun for the entire family.

The 7th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania is set for 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 17. Participants will finish at the 50-yard line in Beaver Stadium for the three mile run or one mile walk. For more information, go to: specialolympicspa.org.

TV

The Blue-White Game will be tape-delayed on the Big Ten Network with its debut at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16. The game will also air Sunday, April 17 at 9:30 p.m. and at 7:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday, April 18. The schedule is subject to change, check BTN.com.

Penn State returns 17 starters (9 offensive, 5 defensive, 3 specialists) and 24 additional lettermen. The Nittany Lions open the season at Beaver Stadium against Kent State September 3.

Blue-White Weekend Schedule of Events, April 15-18:

 

Friday, April 15

Women’s Tennis vs. Northwestern; Tennis Center, 4:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Maryland; Nittany Lion Softball Park, 6 p.m.

Luke Bryan Concert; Bryce Jordan Center; 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, April 16

Beaver Stadium parking lots open, 8 a.m.

Men’s Golf hosts Rutherford Invitational; Penn State Blue Course, 8 a.m.

Blue-White Family Fun Zone; Holuba Hall, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Fan Festival; Curtin Road, 9 a.m.

Team Bus Arrival; Curtin Road & Porter Road, 10:30 a.m.
           

Player Autograph Session; Gates A, B, C, E, F, 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Beaver Stadium Gates A & B open, 12:30 p.m.

Blue-White Game, 2:00 p.m.

Women’s Rugby; West Campus Fields 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Maryland; Nittany Lion Softball Park, 4 p.m.

Sunday, April 17

Men’s Golf hosts Rutherford Invitational; Penn State Blue Course, 8 a.m.

Women’s Tennis vs. Illinois; Tennis Center, 11 a.m.

Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, 11 a.m.

Softball vs. Maryland; Nittany Lion Softball Park, 1 p.m.

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Johns Hopkins; Penn State Lacrosse Field, 7 p.m.

Monday, April 18

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band; Bryce Jordan Center, 7:30 p.m.



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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