The Notre Dame Experience presented by Ford


Location: North Dome, Joyce Fieldhouse

Admission is free to the dynamic and redesigned fan fest allowing fans to emulate the Irish by participating in one of the four different interactive football games. Or, fans may visit the other displays throughout the Experience to collect giveaways or samples for all ages.

Throughout the day, there will be entertainment including an autograph session with former Notre Dame football players, Notre Dame videos and programming, and visits by the Notre Dame cheerleaders and a performance by the Glee Club. Fans can enjoy concessions and drinks, pick up a souvenir from the Varsity Shop and relax in a family friendly atmosphere. The festivities will wrap up at 3 p.m. with the showing of the Notre Dame Football pregame show on NBC Sports and then the live broadcast of the game.

This Weekend’s Schedule:

  • 11:30AM – 12:30PM: London Olympians autograph session
    Former/current ND athletes participating will be Natalie Achonwa (basketball/Canada), Shannon Boxx (soccer), Candace Chapman (soccer/Canada), Courtney Hurley (fencing), Kelley Hurley (fencing), Lee Kiefer (fencing), Gerek Meinhardt (fencing), Selim Nurudeen (track and field/Nigeria), Amanda Polk (rowing/alternate), Mary Saxer (track and field/alternate), Melissa Tancredi (soccer/Canada) and Mariel Zagunis (fencing).
  • 12 – 1PM: Autograph session presented by Sprint from with former Notre Dame greats, Tony Rice and Ian Williams
  • 12:10PM: Visit from the Notre Dame Cheerleaders and Leprechaun
  • 1:45PM: Notre Dame Glee Club performance