Pitt hosts New Mexico Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Heinz Field for Hail To Our Heroes Day. Approximately 2,000 military personnel will join us and we will take time to salute our heroes throughout the game. If you have someone in the military you would like for us to honor with a photo on the video board in-game, please send it to our @GoPittFootball account or Pitt Panthers Facebook page using #HailToOurHeroes.
A schedule of gameday events, as well as some reminders are below. Please remember that the new bag policy is in effect and pay special consideration to the section on seat cushions. Additionally, you will need to have a paper ticket for admission to Heinz Field.
Great Lawn Student
Tailgate: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
World's Largest Family Tailgate: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Stage AE - All Fans Welcome: 9:30 a.m.
Pitt Band Pregame Concert (Gate A): 10:30 a.m.
March To Victory Parade: 11:30 a.m.
PantherVision Intro Video: 12:22 p.m.
Kickoff, Pitt vs. New Mexico: 12:30 p.m.
Game Broadcast: ACC Network (WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh)
Check links here for directions to Heinz Field, information on parking and the student shuttle. Parking lots will open five hours prior to kickoff. Also, continue to check traffic updates for Saturday.
Pitt's digital ticketing system comes with a multitude of capabilities. One important component is that fans are able to share their tickets if they are unable to attend a game. Fans can share tickets with friends and family, sell their tickets online, or donate to a charity. For more information, visit the ticket center.
Will Call will open three hours prior to kickoff this season at Gate A. Walk-up ticket sales will take place at Gate B.
Pitt fans are asked to arrive early to the stadium due to enhanced security measures, which includes a handheld metal detector. The detector will replace pat-downs. Express lanes will be available for fans that are not carrying items into Heinz Field.
For additional information on the game this weekend, visit Game Day Central.