Texas
August 9, 2008
Texas
Small Large
A-to-Z Football Fan Guide

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

ADA accommodations
•  Animals: Certified service animals or service animals in training for guests with disabilities are welcome at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. All service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. No other animals are allowed in the stadium.

•  Closed captioning is available on the Freddie Steinmark Scoreboard.

•  Parking: Disabled parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis on 20th Street, 21st Street, 23rd Street circle, and 24th Street. The drop-off zone for ADA patrons (not parking) is at 23rd Street and San Jacinto.

A person with an ADA state placard or license plate MUST be in the vehicle.

Checkpoint locations are MLK at Trinity Street; 21st Street at San Jacinto; 23rd Street at Robert Dedman Drive; 24th Street at San Jacinto; Dean Keeton Street at San Jacinto; and Red River at Clyde Littlefield Drive.

Please have your driver's license or registration available for the checkpoint guard for verification.

•  Restrooms: Disabled accessible stalls are available in all restrooms.

•  Seating: Patrons must have a reserved ticket designated for disabled seating areas. For disabled seating tickets, contact the UT Athletics Ticket Office at 512-471-3333. Elevators are located at gates 1, 8 and 27 for patrons holding disabled seating tickets.

Patrons with medical conditions that require easy access to food and drinks are permitted to enter the stadium with small snacks and juice boxes. Bag searches and proper identification are required under these circumstances.

Alcohol
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on stadium block and inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

ATMs
University Federal Credit Union ATMs are located at section 27 on the east side and sections 1 and 8 on the west side.

Authentic Texas Football jerseys
Authentic Texas Football jerseys are available at Longhorns, Ltd. or through UT Athletics' exclusive Nike jersey program.

Autographs
Autographs are not available on game days. For autographs of football players and coaches, please plan on attending Fan Appreciation Day held annually in August. For all other autographed item requests, please refer to the UT Athletics autograph policy.

Automotive assistance
Before, during and after the game, contact the UT Police Department at 512-471-4441 for dead battery and locked car assistance.

Baby changing stations
Baby changing stations are available in all public restrooms at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

Bag searches (see also Prohibited Items)
Only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and are subject to search at all entrances. Please leave all unnecessary items in your vehicle or at home. Prohibited items must be returned to your vehicle or discarded. Staff may not store or hold items for you until postgame. Patrons who refuse to allow visual inspections of contents of bags or purses will be denied entry to the stadium.

Banners (see also Prohibited Items)
Banners are not allowed in the stadium.

BEVOD
Time Warner Cable customers in Austin, San Antonio and Waco may subscribe to this special video-on-demand service. A variety of programming is offered including replays of home events, replays of classic games, annual sports highlight videos, Longhorn SportsCenter coaches shows, and more. Contact Time Warner Cable for more information.

Binoculars
Binoculars and their cases are permitted in the stadium, subject to inspection at all entrances.

Box office
On game day, will call is located on the west side at gate 4. Will call opens at 9 a.m. on game day. Individual game tickets will only be available if a visiting team does not request their entire allotment. Those tickets will be for sale on game day at the box offices locatedin the towers near gate 25 and gate 32.

Broadcasts
•  Television: Information on television broadcasts of Texas Football games can be found at MackBrown-TexasFootball.com or the UT Athletics television schedule. Visit the Longhorn Sports Network television affiliates listings for the weekly TV broadcast schedule of Longhorn SportsCenter with Mack Brown.

•  Radio: Listen to Texas Football live on KVET 98.1 FM and KVET 1300 AM The Zone. Outside of Austin, games may be heard on these Longhorn Sports Network radio stations. Coverage begins one hour before kickoff and continues for one hour after the final gun. Visit the Longhorn Sports Network radio affiliates listings for the weekly radio broadcast schedule of Longhorn SportsLine with Mack Brown.

•  Internet Radio: Listen to Texas Football online via subscription-based Yahoo! Sports College Broadcast.

•  Satellite Radio: Listen to Texas Football and Longhorn Sportsline on XM Radio channel 241.

•  Internet Video: Watch Texas Football home games online via TexasSports.TV.

•  Spanish-Language Radio: Listen to Spanish-language radio broadcasts of Texas Football games on these radio stations.

Buses
No charter buses are permitted on campus on gameday. Only visiting team buses and UT Athletics-sponsored buses are allowed on campus on gameday. Buses may park on Red River between Clyde Littlefield and Robert Dedman drives but must contact UTPD ahead of time to make arrangements.

Cameras/Video cameras
Cameras, other than professional cameras with detachable lenses, are allowed in the stadium. Video cameras are not permitted inside the stadium.

Camps
For information on Texas Football camps, visit MackBrown-TexasFootball.com.

Capital Metro "Huddle Shuttle" (capmetro.org)
Capital Metro offers shuttle service to 2007 Texas Football home games for only $2. Kids five and younger ride free. No passes or student IDs are accepted.

•  51st Street Shuttle: This shuttle picks up passengers from the UT Intramural Fields parking lots located at 51st and Guadalupe streets. This shuttle drops off and picks up passengers at Dean Keeton and San Jacinto (adjacent to existing FA, IF, and PRC UT Shuttle bus stops).

•  Barton Creek Shuttle: This shuttle picks up on the northwest side of Barton Creek Mall (in front of Dillard's). This shuttle will drop-off at 21st Street and Speedway (at the existing FA UT Shuttle bus stop) and will pick-up after the game on the south end of Speedway.

Chair back rentals
Visit the booth located inside gates 1, 8 or 32, or order online at https://secure.commercedsl.com/longhornseatbackcom/default.aspx.

Child ticketing policy
Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the stadium.

Code of conduct (see also Alcohol, Smoking Policy, Standing room Only, Prohibited Items, and Weapons)
•  Texas Fans Make Us Proud sportsmanship initiative
The NCAA and The University of Texas promote good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches and spectators. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Spectators are reminded that they are prohibited from entering the playing area. Negative comments directed at officials, student-athletes, coaches or team representatives are grounds for removal. The NCAA, the Big 12 Conference and The University of Texas thank you for your cooperation.

Contests and promotions (see Host Communications/Longhorn Sports Network)

Coolers
Coolers are not permitted in the stadium.

Credit cards
Major credit cards are accepted at the Longhorns, Ltd. retail stores in the stadium. Concessions are cash only.

Donation requests
Requests for autographed items for non-profit/charitable purposes must be submitted to Longhorns, Ltd. For more information, visit TexasSports.com.

Elevators
Elevators for the general public are located inside gate 27. Elevator access for suites holders can be gained through gate 5 on the west side and through the suites entrance between gates 27 and 28 on the west side.

Emergency inside stadium
For any emergency, including medical emergencies, while inside the stadium, notify the nearest usher or police officer.

Emergency call boxes
For the safety of our patrons, there are emergency call boxes located in all parking garages and various points around campus. These emergency phones are mounted in yellow call boxes with a blue light on top and marked "POLICE HELP." Pushing the call button activates a direct phone line with UT Police that pinpoints the caller's location.

Emergency phone numbers
The emergency phone numbers for Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on game days is 512-471-5024 and 512-471-1366. Calls are taken by event staff in the stadium office at gate 8. Lost children should be reported to the stadium office at gate 8.

End Zone Club
Donor hospitality area located at Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center. For information contact The Longhorn Foundation at 512-471-4439.

Escalators
Escalators are located on the west side inside gates 1 and 8, and inside the suites entrance on the east side.

Evacuation
In the event of an emergency, stadium staff will utilize the public address system to inform patrons of the situation and any instructions as applicable. All exits and emergency exits are in the stadium are clearly marked.

Family restrooms
Single-stall unisex restrooms are located adjacent to every public restroom. These restroom are disabled accessible.

Field access
Only authorized persons with proper credentials are allowed on the field. Fans entering the field area without proper credentials are subject to eviction and arrest. Credentials for field access are not available for purchase.

First Aid/EMS
The first aid station is located at section 2. EMS is located near sections 1, 32, 105, and 127. If you are in need of medical attention, please notify the nearest usher. Stadium staff are trained to call for immediate response and assistance in emergency situations.

Food/Beverages
Patrons may not bring food or beverages, including alcoholic beverages, inside the stadium. Concession stands are located throughout the stadium and offer a variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not sold or permitted inside the stadium.

Game dates and times
Texas Football game dates and times are subject to change. In the event a game date or time change should occur, the information will be immediately posted on TexasSports.com and MackBrown-TexasFootball.com and will be communicated through the local media.

Game programs
Game programs are available for purchase during Texas Football home games throughout the stadium from individual sales representatives and also at the southwest corner of the stadium in front of the Longhorns, Ltd., retail store.

Gates open
Gates open two hours before kickoff. This includes gates to all general seating areas, suites, UT Club and 200 Horns Club.

Giveaways (see Host Communications/Longhorn Sports Network)

Goal Post Club
Donor hospitality area located northeast of the stadium on the LBJ Library lawn. For more information, contact The Longhorn Foundation at 512-471-4439.

High school coach entrance
All high school coaches must contact the football office at 512-471-5892 for a ticket. No one will be allowed into the stadium without a ticket. Will call for high school coaches tickets is located at gate 31.

History
For all your Texas Football history, visit MackBrown-TexasFootball.com.

Hospitality areas
•  Tower Suite: Located on the stadium east side, this special seating area is sold on a game-by-game basis.
•  End Zone Club: Donor hospitality area located at Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center.
•  Goal Post Club: Donor hospitality area located northeast of the stadium on the LBJ Library lawn.
For more information on these and other hospitality and special seating areas, contact The Longhorn Foundation at 512-471-4439.

Host Communications/Longhorn Sports Network
Host Communications is UT Athletics' multimedia rights vendor, which does business in Austin as the Longhorn Sports Network (LSN). LSN produces and delivers conventional over-the-air radio, with Austin's Clear Channel Comunications affiliate KVET-AM/FM serving as flagship station. LSN also represents all corporate sponsorship sales for UT Athletics and the Frank Erwin Center, including those elements appearing in signage, game day publications, consumer and retail promotions, and video. For more information about advertising, sponsorships or promotions, contact Host/LSN at 512-478-1833.

Hotels
Information about Austin hotel accommodations can be found at the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau Web site.

Kids Club
The Longhorn Kids Club is presented by Time Warner Cable. Kids in 8th grade and younger receive free admission to select events (excluding football), a T-shirt, membership card, and more! For more information about the Time Warner Cable Longhorn Kids Club, visit TexasSports.com.

Longhorn Scoreboard
Free monthly email newsletter and other official email updates and news from Texas Athletics. Subscribe today to Longhorn Scoreboard.

Longhorns, Ltd.
Longhorns, Ltd. is the official team store of Texas Athletics. Shop online at LonghornsLtd.com or at one of two locations in the stadium. (The west side store entrance is on San Jacinto Dr. directly across from the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center; the east side store entrance is on Robert Dedman Dr. next to the entrance to The University of Texas Club.)

Lost and found
Lost items should be reported to the stadium office at gate 8. Lost items not claimed by the end of the game are turned over to the UT Police Dept. Contact the UT Police Dept. at 512-471-4441 or http://www.utexas.edu/police/services/lostandfound.php.

Lost children
Lost children should be reported to the stadium office at gate 8.

Lost tickets
Lost tickets should be reported to the UT Athletics Ticket Office. Ticket replacement policies vary. To contact the ticket office, please call 800-982-BEVO (2386) or 512-471-3333.

MackBrown-TexasFootball.com
The official Web site of University of Texas Football

Maps
•  Seating diagram: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
•  Stadium diagram: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
•  Football gameday parking map [PDF]

Mascot
Bevo, the Longhorn steer. [Read more about Bevo and other UT traditions.]

Media guides
Limited quantities of the Texas Football media guide are available at Longhorns, Ltd. the official team store of Texas Athletics. Longhorn Foundation members who are football season ticket holders receive the Texas Football media guide as part of their membership benefits.

Merchandise (see Longhorns, Ltd.)

Noisemakers
Big 12 Conference and NCAA rules prohibit artificial noisemakers from being brought inside the stadium. This includes, but is not limited to, all horns (including air horns), cow bells and whistles. Prohibited items will be confiscated.

Parking
•  Football parking map [PDF]
•  Pre- and postgame traffic flow map [PDF]

Garage Parking
Public parking is available in the following campus garages beginning four hours prior to kickoff at $10 per vehicle:
•  Speedway Garage (corner of Speedway and 27th Street)
•  27th St. Garage (corner of 27th Street and University Avenue)
•  San Antonio Garage (corner of San Antonio and 25th streets)

Surface Lots
Public parking is available in these UT campus surface lots for a $10 fee:
•  Lots F19, F23, F25, 40, A53, and 56

Surface parking for the public can also be found on the west side of Speedway on a space-available basis.

RV Parking
•  RV Lots 110 and 113 map [PDF]
•  RV Lot 111 map [PDF]

•  Lots 110 and 113 are reserved for Longhorn Foundation members. Reservations must be made through The Longhorn Foundation office at 512-471-4439. Check-in begins at 6 p.m. Thursday before home games.

•  RV parking for non-Longhorn Foundation members is available in Lot 111. Reservations may be made on a game-by-game basis only for this lot by completing the Event Parking Request Form at the UT Parking & Transportation Web site. For questions, please contact Linsey Duett at 512-471-5283. Check-in time is at 6 p.m. Friday before home games. The fee is $100 per game.

•  Additional RV parking is also available on Comal Street south of MLK Blvd., just east of IH-35 and south of UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Parking disruptions on game day
•  All parking east of Speedway is reserved and requires a special permit.
•  All cars on San Jacinto Drive and 21st Street (between San Jacinto and Speedway) must be removed by midnight the night before home football games. Cars left after midnight will be towed.
•  All cars must be removed from Lots 110 and 113 (RV lots) by noon on Thursday before home football games. Cars left after this time will be towed.

ADA/Disabled parking (see ADA accommodations)

Bus Parking
No bus parking is available on game day.

Photographs
Photographs of Texas Football game action, as well as other sports, may be purchased online at TexasPhotoStore.com.

Prohibited items
•  Alcoholic beverages
•  Backpacks
•  Bags larger than 12 x 18 inches
•  Banners
•  Beverage containers
•  Cameras (with professional, detachable long-lenses)
•  Equipment cases
•  Food
•  Flag poles
•  Strollers
•  Tripods
•  Umbrellas
•  Video cameras

Publications
•  Longhorn Scoreboard: Free monthly email newsletter and other official email updates and news from Texas Athletics. Subscribe today to Longhorn Scoreboard.

•  Game programs: Game programs are available for purchase during Texas Football home games throughout the stadium from individual sales representatives and also at the southwest corner of the stadium in front of the Longhorns, Ltd., retail store.

•  Media guide: Limited quantities of the official Texas Football media guide may be purchased at Longhorns, Ltd., the official team store of Texas Athletics. Longhorn Foundation members who are football season ticket holders receive the Texas Football media guide as part of their membership benefits.

Radios
Hand-held and pocket-sized portable radios are allowed in the stadium. Please be considerate of other patrons and use an earpiece or headphones to listen to your radio.

Re-entry policy
Patrons must have a stadium pass out stub and a game ticket stub to re-enter the stadium. Pass out stubs are available only at gates 1, 3, 6, 7 and 32. Pass outs for the west side Longhorns, Ltd. store are available at gate 6. Pass outs are only available through the end of halftime. No one will be allowed to leave and re-enter the stadium after halftime.

Resale of tickets
Per University of Texas Regents' Rules (Chapter VI, Section 6): The resale of athletics tickets, for any amount of money, on a University of Texas property, constitutes solicitation and is strictly prohibited unless permitted as defined by the Regents' Rules and Regulations. Subjects found soliciting on University of Texas property can receive a criminal trespass warning and will be required to leave University of Texas property immediately or be subject to arrest for criminal trespass.

RV parking
A limited amount of RV parking is available for the Texas Football season and select single games through the Longhorn Foundation office. For an RV parking application, visit TexasSports.com.

Seating
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium has an official seating capacity of 80,000. Click here to view a seating diagram of the stadium.

Scalpers and ticket brokers
Per University of Texas Regents' Rules (Chapter VI, Section 6): The resale of athletics tickets, for any amount of money, on a University of Texas property, constitutes solicitation and is strictly prohibited unless permitted as defined by the Regents' Rules and Regulations. Subjects found soliciting on University of Texas property can receive a criminal trespass warning and will be required to leave University of Texas property immediately or be subject to arrest for criminal trespass.

Security
•  Suspicious activity, disruptive patrons and guest-related problems should be reported to an usher or police officer immediately. Uncooperative patrons showing disregard for other patrons, the stadium or the teams may be ejected from the facility. Intoxicated fans will not be allowed into the stadium. An ejected patron will not be allowed to return for the remainder of the game. Re-entry by an ejected patron is grounds for arrest.
•  You and your belongings may be searched upon entry into the stadium. By tendering your ticket and entering the stadium, you consent to such searches and waive any related claims that you might have against The University of Texas. If you elect not to consent to a search, you will not be allowed into the stadium.
•  To report an incident in your seating area, please notify the nearest usher, security guard or UT policeman at the entrance nearest to your seat. After the game, please email questions@athletics.utexas.edu with all game day-related questions or concerns.
•  The following items are not allowed into the stadium: alcohol. food, beverage containers, umbrellas, backpacks, bags larger than 12 x 18 inches, strollers, video cameras, equipment cases, banners, flag poles, long-lens cameras or tripods.

Shuttle (see Capital Metro Shuttle)

Smoking policy
Smoking is not permitted in Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium except in designated areas. No smoking is permitted in stadium confines, including suites and club areas.

Solicitation
The University of Texas does not permit unauthorized soliciting or collecting of contributions, vending, distribution of fliers or other promotional/advertising materials on University of Texas property.

South end zone seating
Enter the south end zone seats at gates 1 and 32. There is no access to the field from the south end zone seats.

Souvenirs (see Longhorns, Ltd.)

Special announcements
Special announcements on the public address system and scoreboard are limited to medical and police emergencies. Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium does not announce or display birthday, anniversary or other personal messages on the public address system or scoreboard.

Stadium block
The area surrounding the stadium, bordered by 23rd Street, Robert Dedman Drive, 20th Street, and San Jacinto Blvd. The stadium block is closed to non-permit traffic beginning at 7 a.m. on game day.

Standing room only
Every ticket has a seat assignment. There are no standing room only or general admission tickets, and ushers are instructed to keep the aisles clear. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping the aisles clear for other patrons.

Strollers
Strollers are prohibited in the stadium.

Suites
Suites entrances are located at gate 5 on the west side and between gates 27 and 28 on the east side. For more information about the availability of stadium suites in Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, please contact The Longhorn Legacy at 512-471-7814.

Tailgating
Tailgating is permitted in parking areas surrounding Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Please note: Open flames are not permitted in the parking garages. No tents are allowed prior to 7 a.m. on game day.

Taxicabs
Taxis should enter through the commercial checkpoint at Dean Keeton and Robert Dedman. No taxicabs are allowed on campus postgame as all traffic is outbound only.

Team store
Longhorns, Ltd. is the official team store of Texas Athletics. Shop online at LonghornsLtd.com or at one of two locations in the stadium. (The west side store entrance is on San Jacinto Dr. directly across from the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center; the east side store entrance is on Robert Dedman Dr. next to the entrance to The University of Texas Club.)

Telephone numbers
•  Tickets: 800-982-BEVO (2386) or 512-471-3333
•  Game Day Emergencies: 512-471-5024 or 512-471-1366
•  Longhorn Foundation: 512-471-4439
•  Longhorns, Ltd. / Texas Team Store: 512-476-3535
•  Lost and Found: 512-471-5024 or 512-471-1366
•  Concessions: 512-471-1738

Televisions
Hand-held and mini TVs are allowed in the stadium. Please be considerate of other patrons and use an earpiece or headphones to listen to your TV.

TexasSports.com
The official Web site of University of Texas Athletics.

Ticket office
To purchase tickets, go to TexasBoxOffice.com, call 800-982-BEVO (2386) or 512-471-3333 (Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. CT, Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CT) , or visit any Texas Box Office ticket location, including the UT Athletics Ticket Office located in the first-floor lobby of Bellmont Hall, 2100 San Jacinto Blvd. (Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. CT).

Tickets
Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the stadium.

Tours
Tours of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium are suspended until further notice due to the ongoing renovation and construction around the north end zone.

Towing
•  Overnight parking is prohibited on the west side of IH-35.
•  Towing begins eight hours before kickoff.
•  Towing company: ABAS Towing Group, Inc., 512-837-0000
•  Reminder: Longhorn Foundation reserved parking lots open at 7 a.m. on game day. Any items left on University property prior to 7 a.m. can be considered abandoned property and will be removed by The University.

Transportation (see Capital Metro Shuttle)

Umbrellas
Umbrellas are not permitted in the stadium.

UT Club hospitality area
Northeast of the stadium on the LBJ Library lawn.

Video cameras
Video cameras are not permitted in the stadium.

Video/DVDs
Fans may purchase a variety of products supplied by the Longhorn Sports Network/Host Communications and other suppliers, including the Texas Football Video Season Ticket and special DVDs.

Water fountains
Water fountains are located near the following sections and gates:
East side -- Sections 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 125 and 132
West side -- Sections 1, 1U, 2U, 4, 5, 6, 8, 7U, 8U, 101, 102, 108, 109 and gates 1 and 8

Weapons
No weapons of any kind are permitted in Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, in Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletics Center, or in any designated UT venue. This policy includes weapons used by off-duty law enforcement officers. Firearms must be secured at either the UT Police Department (corner of Dedman and Littlefield drives) or within an individual's vehicle.

Web sites
TexasSports.com is the official Web site of University of Texas Athletics. MackBrown-TexasFootball.com is the official Web site of University of Texas Football.

Will call
On game day, will call is located at gate 4 on the west side of the stadium. Due to limited traffic access to campus, fans must use their UT game day parking permits to access designated lots or park in available public parking off campus. Parking will not be accessible on San Jacinto Street for Will Call. A drop-off zone is located at MLK Blvd. and San Jacinto Street if needed. Please plan accordingly if you need to visit the Will call area.

 
 
99º
Fair
August 9, 2008 2:37 PM
Darell Royal LongHorns Kids Club
--> 'use strict';