Claremore Daily Progress

Sports

August 24, 2013

OU football game day changes for 2013 season

NORMAN — Fans attending University of Oklahoma Football home contests should begin planning now to ensure they are fully prepared for stadium policy changes and construction on I-35 that will impact them.

 

Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium has adopted several “best practices” that have been implemented at many major collegiate, professional and entertainment venues nationwide. Providing a safe environment for our guests remains an ongoing priority at the University of Oklahoma, along with increasing the comfort and efficiency of all individuals entering the facility.  

 

Allowable Personal Items – Revised For 2013

Women’s purses (smaller than 10”x10”)

EMPTY, clear personal water bottle (for drinking water)

Other Allowable Items – Revised For 2013

Approved medical devices

Approved family care items (diapers, formula, etc. in bag 10”x10” or smaller)

Non-Allowable Items – Revised For 2013

Any and all types of bags and backpacks (conventional or string-type cinch bags)

Seat cushions and chair backs

Merchandise bags

Fans not bringing a women’s purse or another allowable item into the stadium are strongly encouraged to utilize Express Lanes. Chair back seats are available at Sooner Seat Customer Service booths.  

 

Express Lane Locations    Sooner Seat Customer Service Locations

Gates 1-7, 9-12    Gates 1, 5, 7, 11-12 and Upper West Concourse

Fans that purchase merchandise outside the stadium or have items not adhering to these standard should plan to return it to their vehicles before entering the stadium. Advance planning will help our team serve you better on game day and alleviate potential frustration at stadium gates.

 

PLEASE PLAN FOR ALTERNATE ROUTES, CONSTRUCTION ON INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR

A major reconstruction project is currently underway on the I-35 corridor in Norman that will have a major impact on game day traffic flow. The I-35/Main Street Bridge interchange is being completely replaced, meaning there is no egress to or from I-35 to Main Street. Fans are strongly encouraged to plan alternate routes to their parking destination in advance. Extra time should be allowed for both arrival to and departure from the stadium.

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