Pitt hosts Virginia on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Heinz Field on Homecoming. In addition to the game there are numerous other activities for Pitt fans and alums on this Super Saturday.
The most anticipated pregame event is Morning Madness when fans will get their first glimpse of the 2013-14 men's basketball team at Stage AE. The event tips off at 10:30 a.m. with gates opening to this free event at 9:30 a.m.
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. We will not have representatives providing clear bags in the parking lots from this point moving forward so please make plans in advance. 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.
Morning Madness (Stage AE): 10:30 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. Virginia: 12:30 p.m.
Game Broadcast: Regional Networks (ROOT Sports 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.