30 Days till Boston!

The Irish Head to Boston in One Month!

The Shamrock Series is Notre Dame’s home-away-from-home game series, which began in 2009 when the first game of the series was played in San Antonio. The series went on to New York (2010), Washington, D.C. (2011), Chicago (2012), Dallas (2013), and Indianapolis (2014). In 30 days we are taking the game series to Boston where the Irish will take the field at the Historic Fenway Park for the 7th annual Shamrock Series. As Irish fans prepare to make their way to Boston, here are a few events to look forward to for the weekend.

Notre Dame Mass – Cathedral of The Holy Cross

November 21, 2015 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rev. John I Jenkins, C.S.C., Celebrant & Homilist

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The mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston and the seat of our Cardinal Archbishop. The University of Notre Dame is excited to hold mass in this historic site during the Shamrock Series weekend. Located in the South End neighborhood of the city, the Cathedral serves a vibrant and diverse community which includes English and Spanish congregations, as well as Ge’ez Rite Catholics, a German Apostolate, and a large and thriving Traditional Latin Mass community.

Notre Dame Mass is Free and Open to the Public

Shamrock Series 5k – Boston Common

The race kicks off at 8:00 AM

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Shamrock Series 5K when the Irish head to Boston to take on Boston College at Fenway Park! Get your Game Day going with a running start before enjoying the rest of the pregame festivities!

Runners will enjoy a scenic downtown Boston course, beginning and ending at the iconic Boston Common, where each runner will be presented with a finisher’s medal! Registration is limited to 3,000 participants.

Event net proceeds from the Shamrock Series 5k will benefit graduate student research teaching at the University of Notre Dame, and the raceway will feature banners depicting their dynamic work, from chemistry to painting, rocket science to ancient history.
The race kicks off at 8:00 AM on Saturday, November 21st in Downtown Boston at Boston Common (139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116). Online registration is OPEN!

Can’t run, but want to be a part of the race? Register to volunteer here

Registration
•$45

Shamrock Series FanFest – Brookline Parking Lot

12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Admission is FREE and open the the public!

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Join us for entertainment, food, drinks, and more!!

Feature musical performances by Barley Juice, beginning at 3:00 PM Playing a mix of Celtic, Irish rock, and British invasion genres.

The afternoon will include Fighting Irish Media original programming, highlight videos, and interviews. with Special Guests: Allen Pinkett, Paul Kelly Sr., Paqui Kelly and Notre Dame football players.

Notre Dame Marching Band concert will close out Notre Dame FanFest at performing at 5:50 PM.

Notre Dame Football vs. Boston College – Fenway Park

Gates open at 5:30 PM
Kick-Off at 7:30 PM

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The game between the fighting Irish and Eagles will be the first football game at Fenway Park since December 1, 1968, when – after five years of calling it home – the Patriots played their last game at the ballpark. The Fighting Irish and The Eagles have met 22 times since their first game in 1977. Notre Dame leads the series 13-9 with the winner of this game takes possession of the Ireland Trophy.

To learn about all of the events the University has planned for the weekend including academic, spiritual, music, 5K, Fan Fest, and MORE! Visit Shamrock Series

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Shamrock Series 5K Boston

Boston Bound!

The Shamrock Series 5K will get Game Day going with a running start.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Shamrock Series 5K when the Irish head to Boston to take on Boston College at Fenway Park! Get your Game Day going with a running start before enjoying the rest of the pregame festivities!

Runners will enjoy a scenic downtown Boston course, beginning and ending at the iconic Boston Common, where each runner will be presented with a finisher’s medal! Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

Event net proceeds from the Shamrock Series 5K will benefit Graduate Student Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame, which enable Graduate Students to pursue research and coursework in their field of study.

The race kicks off at 8:00 AM on Saturday, November 21st in Downtown Boston at Boston Common (139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116). Online registration is OPEN

Can’t run, but want to be a part of the race? Register to volunteer here

Registration
•$45

Highlights
•UNDER ARMOUR Shamrock Series 5K race t-shirt
•Giveaways
•Scenic downtown Boston course beginning and ending in Boston Common
•Finisher’s medal
•Awards from Under Armour for top overall and age group finishers
•Post-race hydration and snacks provided by Gatorade
•Bib timing

Please visit the Shamrock Series website for more information on all weekend events in Boston.

Questions
Have questions? Please email gameday@nd.edu and the Game Day Operations staff will be happy to provide you with the information you need!

Please note:
• Strollers are not permitted on the Shamrock Series 5K course
• Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

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Irish Eyes: Navy

Thanks to all of our fans who came out on a beautiful day to support the Irish as they defeated Navy! Check out our TOP 10 #NDgameday photos from Navy weekend.

Padres #notredame #NDgameday

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Field access #GoIrish #BeatNavy #NDGameday

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#GoIrish #BeatNavy #NDGameday

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The perfect ending to an amazing weekend with this guy. #GoIrish #ndgameday

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Put me in Coach! #ndtailgate #ndgameday #GoIrish

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Touchdown! #NDgameday #notredame

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Shamrock Series 5K Boston

The Irish are heading to Boston!

The Shamrock Series 5k will get Game Day going with a running start.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Shamrock Series 5k when the Irish head to Boston to take on Boston College at Fenway Park! Get your Game Day going with a running start before enjoying the rest of the pregame festivities!

Runners will enjoy a scenic downtown Boston course, beginning and ending at the iconic Boston Common, where each runner will be presented with a finisher’s medal! Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

Event net proceeds from the Shamrock Series 5k will benefit Graduate Student Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame, which enable Graduate Students to pursue research and coursework in their field of study.

The race kicks off at 8:00 AM on Saturday, November 21st in Downtown Boston at Boston Common (139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116). Online registration is OPEN
Registration
•$45

Highlights
•UNDER ARMOUR Shamrock Series 5k race t-shirt
•Giveaways
•Scenic downtown Boston course beginning and ending in Boston Common
•Finisher’s medal
•Awards from Under Armour for top overall and age group finishers
•Post-race hydration and snacks provided by Gatorade
•Bib timing

Please visit the Shamrock Series website for more information on all weekend events in Boston.

Questions
Have questions? Please email gameday@nd.edu and the Game Day Operations staff will be happy to provide you with the information you need!

Please note:
• Strollers are not permitted on the Shamrock Series 5k course
• Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

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Start your Game Day with Run Club!

Registration is OPEN!

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Join Game Day Operations, Rec Sports and the Notre Dame Triathlon Team for Game Day Run Club on Saturday, October 10th(Navy) and for Saturday, Oct 17th (USC) for a guided, running tour of campus on game day morning.

The run will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET, with check-in opening at 7:30 a.m. at LaFortune Student Center. Runners will receive an exclusive Game Day Run Club hat and a pre-run Gatorade before the group is divided into pace groups to head out for a beautiful run through Notre Dame’s scenic and historic campus. Along the run, participants will see a variety of campus highlights, including the Golden Dome, the Basilica, the Grotto, South Quad, Library Quad, Athletics facilities, campus lakes, and more! Runs will last between 30 minutes and 45 minutes, depending on each group’s pace and ability level. After the run, participants will return to LaFortune Student Center to retrieve their belongings and enjoy a post-run breakfast before heading out to enjoy game day!

Parking will be provided for all Game Day Run Club participants from 7:00-10:00 a.m. ET.

Navy Registration for the Navy Game Day Run.
USC Registration for the USC Game Day Run.

Visit gameday.nd.edu and on our Twitter page for more information

Register early, space is LIMITED!

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Irish Eyes: UMass Weekend

Thanks to all of our fans who came out on a beautiful day to support the Irish as they defeated UMass to improve their record to 4 - 0! Check out our TOP 10 #NDgameday photos from UMass weekend.

College football game day #goirish #ndgameday #psuunrivaled

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Irish Eyes: UMass Weekend

Thanks to all of our fans who came out on a beautiful day to support the Irish as they defeated UMass to improve their record to 4 - 0! Check out our TOP 10 #NDgameday photos from UMass weekend.

College football game day #goirish #ndgameday #psuunrivaled

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Irish Eyes: Georgia Tech

Thanks to all of our fans who came out to support the Irish as they defeated Georgia Tech! Check out our TOP 10 #NDgameday photos from Georgia Tech weekend.

Good morning from the dome #ndgameday

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Fun game! #GoIrish #NDgameday

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Two of my favorite people in the world

Don't worry, Roscoe, we got this! #NDgameday #goirish

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It's #NDGameDay Let's #GoIrish Beat Yellow Jackets!

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Notre Dame vs. Georgia Tech Pep Rally

Regis Philbin, Blackhawks Headline

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Well-known media personality Regis Philbin and the 2015 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will be featured guests Friday night at the Notre Dame-Georgia Tech pep rally.

The rally begins at 5:45 p.m. EDT at Purcell Pavilion. Admission is free. Gates open at 5 p.m.

Philbin is a 1953 Notre Dame graduate and former host of “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee” and “Live! With Regis and Kelly.” He also has served as host for “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” “America’s Got Talent” and “Million Dollar Password.”

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Stan Bowman, the Blackhawks’ vice president and general manager and a 1995 Notre Dame graduate, will speak on behalf of the Stanley Cup champions. The Blackhawks are holding their annual preseason camp this weekend at the Compton Family Ice Arena, and the squad will attend the Notre Dame-Georgia Tech football game Saturday.

Irish head football coach Brian Kelly and several members of his squad also will speak as part of the rally.

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Football Fridays

Guests who come to campus on home football weekends have special opportunities to get a sneak peek inside some of the areas that are usually exclusive to Notre Dame football players and coaches. Both the Guglielmino Complex Open House and Friday Tunnel Tour are free and open to the public. Come get a taste of the history and tradition built by all of our Irish Greats!

Friday Tunnel Tour

Friday Tunnel Tour

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Football Fridays (except during team walk-throughs)

Since 1931, every Notre Dame football team has walked down the same tunnel, to the same field before every home football game. On Fridays of football weekends, Game Day Operations and Athletics is proud to give every Irish fan the opportunity to walk the same fabled walk every Irish player has taken for the past 80 years. Come experience the North Tunnel of Notre Dame Stadium, take pictures with the field in the background, and feel the echoes waiting to be awoke.

Guglielmino Complex Open House

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8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Football Fridays (limited access*)

The Guglielmino Complex provides the Notre Dame football team with one of the top facilities in the nation. Often referred to as “The Gug” (pronounced Goog), the state of the art facility houses the football practice week locker rooms, coaches’ offices and meeting rooms in addition to enhanced sports medicine, strength and conditioning and weight room equipment areas for all Notre Dame student athletes. To top it off the Gug houses various awards won by former Irish greats, such as Heisman trophies. On Football Fridays fans will have the opportunity to see these awards, as well as the National Championship trophy and other great Notre Dame memorabilia.

*Only the areas featuring the trophies and National Championship banners will be open to the public.

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Game Day Parking - Georgia Tech

Where to park

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Lot Georgia Tech Open Time Type
Bulla $30 8:00AM Accessible
White Field $30 8:00AM Accessible and General
Burke Golf Course $40 8:00AM General
Bus Lot (IP Lot, south of campus) $160 8:00AM Bus
RV (Credit Union) $160 8:00AM RV

The Game Day parking map features all functioning Game Day parking lots

Accessible Parking: Accessible parking is located in the Bulla Lot, located off of Bulla Road, just west of Twyckenham Drive. Access the lot from Twckenham Dr., then west onto Bulla Road. A valid state issued placard or license plate is required. Shuttles will provide accessible transportation to and from Gate 4 of the Joyce Center for patrons parking in this lot from 8:00 AM until 1 hour after the game. Please be aware that there could be a significant amount of wait time as the shuttles accommodate the mass exit of all patrons at the end of the game.

Bus Parking: Bus parking has moved from the area between Gate 8 and 10 of the Joyce Center to Innovation Park. From SR 933, turn east onto Angela Blvd, proceed past Eddy Street (you’ll see new construction on the right), past the Fairfield Inn and Eddy Street town-homes, and toward University’s Innovation Park building on your right hand side. It is immediately across the street from the University’s track and field facility. Please refer to the chart above to determine the parking fee for the game you will be attending. Bus parking for the 2015 season is available to purchase the day of the game. Parking passes for buses are not available to purchase in advance.

RV Parking: RV parking is located in and around the lots surrounding the Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. Access to these lots are from the south round-a-bout on Douglas Road, west to St. Joseph’s Drive, then north to the lots. Parking Services staff will cashier and assist with parking. Please refer to the chart above to determine the parking fee for the game you will be attending. RV parking for the 2015 season is available to purchase the day of the game. Parking passes for RVs are not available to purchase in advance.

White Field Shuttle Buses: Run to and from the lot beginning at 8:00 AM. At least one bus will run throughout the entire game. Post-game buses will run until all lines are gone. Please be aware that there could be a significant amount of wait time as the shuttles accommodate the mass exit of all patrons at the end of the game.

Reserved Parking

Lot Designation Open Time
Joyce Handicapped J Lot 8:00 AM
Joyce J Lot 8:00 AM
Library L Lot 8:00 AM
IP Grass K Lot 8:00 AM
Bookstore Bookstore Lot 8:00 AM

Parking Regulations

Overnight parking is prohibited in ALL Game Day parking lots.

All vehicles must vacate the parking lots three hours after the game’s conclusion. Any vehicles remaining will be towed.

Tailgating policies are in effect for all lots.

Traffic

Be sure to follow @ndtraffic for up to date traffic reports from the Indiana State Police on game days.

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Notre Dame Experience

Join Us for the Ultimate ND Fan Experience

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The Notre Dame Experience will be open to the public from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm for Saturday’s home football game versus Georgia Tech in the Joyce Fieldhouse (north dome). Admission is free to the interactive fan event. Our games allow fans to emulate the Irish by participating in the combine challenge: 40-yard dash, vertical leap and broad jump and more! Fans will have the opportunity to visit our Video Game Lounge, Social Media Lounge, Field Goal Challenge. Relive great moments in Notre Dame history with the You Make the Call booth or visit the other displays throughout the ND Experience for photo opportunities or collect give-aways.

Throughout the day, there will be entertainment including an autograph session with former Notre Dame football players, Notre Dame videos and programming, and a visit by the Notre Dame cheerleaders and Leprechaun. Fans can enjoy concessions and drinks from Papa Johns and Macri’s along with concession favorites and relax in a family friendly atmosphere. The festivities will wrap up at 3:00 pm.

Events & activities for the Georgia Tech game include:

Autograph signing presented by Sprint from 3:30 am – 5:30 pm with former Notre Dame greats:
– Tony Rice and Reggie Brooks (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)
– Marc Edwards (12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)

• Various football skills challenge games, video lounge and multiple photo opportunities

Promotional partner displays:
- Great Clips
- Hamilton
- Kipling
- Mido
- Tissot
- Xfinity
- Legends
- Medova
- Papa Johns
- Notre Dame Finance

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ND vs. Georgia Tech Pep Rally

Here Come the Irish

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The Notre Dame-Georgia Tech football pep rally on Friday, September 18th, will be in the Purcell Pavilion on the University of Notre Dame campus. The rally will begin at 5:45 p.m. As always, the rally is free and open to the public.

Fans can look forward to an appearance by the Notre Dame Football team and Coach Kelly. The Notre Dame Marching Band, Leprechaun and cheerleaders will also be in the house to help cheer on the Irish.

Come out and support Coach Kelly and the 2015 Fighting Irish as they get ready to take the field against Georgia Tech this Saturday.

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Join the Saturday Scholar Series

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If you’re a fan of intelligent conversation about subjects ranging from the arts to history, from global affairs to ethics, some of Notre Dame’s top scholars are happy to provide the food for thought. Every football season, the Saturday Scholar series offers free-of-charge lectures or panel discussions.The 14th annual Saturday Scholar Series promises an intriguing lineup of lectures on each home football weekend this fall.

The lectures will begin at noon (unless otherwise noted) and take place in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. All lectures are free an open to the public.

Sept. 19 “Sparkle: Contemporary Girls’ Media Culture” with Mary Celeste Kearney, Associate Professor, Department of Film, Television and Theatre.

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Game Day Run Club UMass

Registration is OPEN!

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Join Game Day Operations, Rec Sports and the Notre Dame Triathlon Team for Game Day Run Club on Saturday, September 26th for a guided, running tour of campus on game day morning.

The run will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET, with check-in opening at 7:30 a.m. at LaFortune Student Center. Runners will receive an exclusive Game Day Run Club hat and a pre-run Gatorade before the group is divided into pace groups to head out for a beautiful run through Notre Dame’s scenic and historic campus. Along the run, participants will see a variety of campus highlights, including the Golden Dome, the Basilica, the Grotto, South Quad, Library Quad, Athletics facilities, campus lakes, and more! Runs will last between 30 minutes and 45 minutes, depending on each group’s pace and ability level. After the run, participants will return to LaFortune Student Center to retrieve their belongings and enjoy a post-run breakfast before heading out to enjoy game day!

Parking will be provided for all Game Day Run Club participants from 7:00-10:00 a.m. ET.

Click Here for the UMass Game Day Run. Visit gameday.nd.edu and on our Twitter page for more information

Register early, space is LIMITED!

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Texas Weekend Mass

Due to the 7:30 pm start of the Notre Dame vs. Texas game, the traditional post game Basilica and DPAC masses have been moved to pre-kickoff. For the complete schedule of masses throughout Texas weekend, please see below or visit us at gameday.nd.edu

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Saturday, September 5th

Game Day Rosary (Basilica) – 2:30 PM

Basilica of the Sacred Heart – 4:00 PM

Alumni, Ryan, Dillion, Morrissey, and Siegfried – 4:00 PM

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center – 4:30 PM

Keough and Sorin – 4:00 PM

Sunday, September 6th

Basilica of the Sacred Heart – 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, and 11:45 AM

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Notre Dame Stadium Bag Policy

Effective for the 2015 season:

As part of an ongoing commitment to safety and security, the University of Notre Dame will continue to enforce the stadium bag policy for fans. Notre Dame strongly encourages fans to not bring ANY type of bags to the stadium.

Policy Details

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  • ALL backpacks, duffel bags, and tote bags will NOT be allowed in the stadium.
  • ALL other small bags are subject to inspection at the stadium gates upon entrance.
  • Diaper bags and medical device bags will be allowed but will be subject to inspection.
  • Blankets, coats, ponchos, and other similar items will be allowed but will be subject to inspection.

We are taking every possible step to ensure minimal disruption or delay to stadium guests. Personal property and privacy will be respected at all times. We appreciate our fans’ cooperation and patience.

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Notre Dame Experience

Join Us for the Ultimate ND Fan Experience

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The Notre Dame Experience will be open to the public from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm for Saturday’s home football game versus Texas in the Joyce Fieldhouse (north dome). Admission is free to the interactive fan event. Our games allow fans to emulate the Irish by participating in the combine challenge: 40-yard dash, vertical leap and broad jump and more! Fans will have the opportunity to visit our Video Game Lounge, Social Media Lounge, Field Goal Challenge. Relive great moments in Notre Dame history with the You Make the Call booth or visit the other displays throughout the ND Experience for photo opportunities or collect give-aways.

Throughout the day, there will be entertainment including an autograph session with former Notre Dame football players, Notre Dame videos and programming, and a visit by the Notre Dame cheerleaders and Leprechaun. Fans can enjoy concessions and drinks from Papa Johns and Macri’s along with concession favorites and relax in a family friendly atmosphere. The festivities will wrap up at 7:00 pm with the showing of the Notre Dame Football ™ pre-game show on NBC and then the live broadcast of the game.

Events & activities for the Texas game include:

Autograph signing presented by Sprint from 3:30 am – 5:30 pm with former Notre Dame greats:
– Tony Rice and Jamoris Slaughter (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
– Brian Smith (4:30 Pm – 5:30 pm)
– Bobby Taylor and Allen Rossum (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm)

• Various football skills challenge games, video lounge and multiple photo opportunities

Promotional partner displays:
- Great Clips
- Hamilton
- Kipling
- Mido
- Tissot
- Xfinity
- Legends
- Medova
- Papa Johns
- Notre Dame Finance

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Pep Rally Location

Texas Pep Rally

Friday, September 4th on South Quad at the Rockne Memorial

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A game weekend Friday night tradition—come out to the pep rally to cheer on the Fighting Irish as they prepare for their first game of the 2015 season against the Texas Longhorns. The first pep rally of the 2015 season will be held Friday, September 4th at 5:45pm on South Quad at the Rockne Memorial.

Free and open to the public.

Please come out and get the Irish pumped up as they prepare to face the Longhorns in the house that Rockne built!

Please check gameday.nd.edu for more information on upcoming pep rallies and game day events.

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Player Walk

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See the Irish before they enter the stadium!

Line the path and cheer on your Fighting Irish as they prepare to take on the Longhorns on Saturday, September 5th. Coach Kelly and the Irish football team will walk from from the Gug to the Hesburgh Library, then proceed south toward the Stadium, and enter the house that Rockne built through the Tunnel gates. Click here to see the route of the player walk.

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Weekend Highlights - Texas

Football Events You Don’t Want To Miss

The weekend of the season home opener against Texas will be full of exciting events all across campus! Here are some highlights of what’s to come…

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Friday, September 4th

ND Stadium Tunnel Tour 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Since 1931, every Notre Dame football team has walked down the same tunnel, to the same field before every home football game. Every Irish fan has the opportunity to walk the same fabled walk every Irish player has taken for the past 81 years. Come experience the North Tunnel of Notre Dame Stadium, take pictures with the field in the background, and feel the echoes waiting to be awoke. Free and open to the public.

The Notre Dame Stadium tunnel tour will be open from 10:00am until 5:00pm, except during team walk-throughs.

ND Pep Rally 5:45 pm

The Texas pep rally will be held on South Quad in front of Rockne Memorial Friday night at 5:45pm. The rally will feature head coach Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish football team along with the Notre Dame Marching Band, Leprechaun and Cheerleaders. As always the Pep Rally is free and open to the public. Come out and support the Fighting Irish as they get ready to beat the Longhorns in Notre Dame Stadium.

Saturday, September 5th

LaBar Practice Field Open House 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The LaBar practice facility will be open to the public from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Be sure to stop by to see where the Irish prepare for every Game Day.

Player Walk 5:15 pm

The Notre Dame football players and coaches will walk from the Guglielmino Complex to the Library (Touchdown Jesus), then down Library Quad into the Stadium. Line up along the sides of Library Quad to cheer on the Fighting Irish as they walk into the stadium.

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Trumpets Under the Dome 6:30 pm

The Notre Dame Trumpet Section plays Notre Dame Our Mother and the Notre Dame Victory March inside of the famed Golden Dome.

Marching Band March Out 6:40 pm – 7:00 pm

Starting at the Main Building, watch the Fighting Irish marching band make their way to Notre Dame Stadium.

Be sure to check the full schedule of events when making your plans for the weekend.

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Shamrock Series

New Website Launches Today!

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Start planning for Notre Dame’s trip to Boston where they will take on Boston College on November 21st at the historic Fenway Park. Check out the schedule of events to learn about what the University has planned for the weekend.

Everything you need to know is all located in once place at the newly developed website und.com/shamrockseries

See you in Boston!

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Game Day Parking - Texas

Where to park

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Lot Texas Open Time Type
Bulla $30 8:00AM Accessible
White Field $30 8:00AM Accessible and General
Burke Golf Course $40 8:00AM General
Bus Lot (IP Lot, south of campus) $175 8:00AM Bus
RV (Credit Union) $175 8:00AM RV

The Game Day parking map features all functioning Game Day parking lots

Accessible Parking: Accessible parking is located in the Bulla Lot, located off of Bulla Road, just west of Twyckenham Drive. Access the lot from Twckenham Dr., then west onto Bulla Road. A valid state issued placard or license plate is required. Shuttles will provide accessible transportation to and from Gate 4 of the Joyce Center for patrons parking in this lot from 8:00 AM until 1 hour after the game. Please be aware that there could be a significant amount of wait time as the shuttles accommodate the mass exit of all patrons at the end of the game.

Bus Parking: Bus parking has moved from the area between Gate 8 and 10 of the Joyce Center to Innovation Park. From SR 933, turn east onto Angela Blvd, proceed past Eddy Street (you’ll see new construction on the right), past the Fairfield Inn and Eddy Street town-homes, and toward University’s Innovation Park building on your right hand side. It is immediately across the street from the University’s track and field facility. Please refer to the chart above to determine the parking fee for the game you will be attending. Bus parking for the 2015 season is available to purchase the day of the game. Parking passes for buses are not available to purchase in advance.

RV Parking: RV parking is located in and around the lots surrounding the Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. Access to these lots are from the south round-a-bout on Douglas Road, west to St. Joseph’s Drive, then north to the lots. Parking Services staff will cashier and assist with parking. Please refer to the chart above to determine the parking fee for the game you will be attending. RV parking for the 2015 season is available to purchase the day of the game. Parking passes for RVs are not available to purchase in advance.

White Field Shuttle Buses: Run to and from the lot beginning at 8:00 AM. At least one bus will run throughout the entire game. Post-game buses will run until all lines are gone. Please be aware that there could be a significant amount of wait time as the shuttles accommodate the mass exit of all patrons at the end of the game.

Reserved Parking

Lot Designation Open Time
Joyce Handicapped J Lot 8:00 AM
Joyce J Lot 8:00 AM
Library L Lot 8:00 AM
IP Grass K Lot 8:00 AM
Bookstore Bookstore Lot 8:00 AM

Parking Regulations

Overnight parking is prohibited in ALL Game Day parking lots.

All vehicles must vacate the parking lots three hours after the game’s conclusion. Any vehicles remaining will be towed.

Tailgating policies are in effect for all lots.

Traffic

Be sure to follow @ndtraffic for up to date traffic reports from the Indiana State Police on game days.

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Pep Rally Location

Texas Pep Rally

Friday, September 4th on South Quad at the Rockne Memorial

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A game weekend Friday night tradition—come out to the pep rally to cheer on the Fighting Irish as they prepare for their first game of the 2015 season against the Texas Longhorns. The first pep rally of the 2015 season will be held Friday, September 4th at 5:45pm on South Quad at the Rockne Memorial.

Free and open to the public.

Please come out and get the Irish pumped up as they prepare to face the Longhorns in the house that Rockne built!

Please check gameday.nd.edu for more information on upcoming pep rallies and game day events.

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The Fighting Irish vs. the Longhorns

ND and UT Meet for the First Time Since ’96

The Fighting Irish take on the Texas Longhorns this week on September 5th at 7:30pm. The #9 ranked Fighting Irish would take on the #6 ranked Texas Longhorns for the last time in 1996 at Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX. The Irish pulled out a 27 – 24 victory over the Longhorns in the final minutes of the 4th quarter with a 39 yard field goal, by then freshman Jim Sanson. A rivalry that started in 1913, the Irish and Longhorns have faced each other ten times with the Irish defeating the Longhorns eight of those ten meetings. Nineteen years later, the matchup between these two historical programs will once again unfold at Notre Dame Stadium before a sold out crowd.

Flash back to September 21, 1996 for the final minutes of Notre Dame vs. University of Texas.

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Guglielmino Athletic Complex Open House

Check Out the Home of Notre Dame Football!

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8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Football Fridays (limited access)

The Guglielmino Complex provides the Notre Dame football team with one of the top facilities in the nation. Often referred to as “The Gug” (pronounced Goog), the state of the art facility houses the football practice week locker rooms, coaches’ offices and meeting rooms in addition to enhanced sports medicine, strength and conditioning and weight room equipment areas for all Notre Dame student athletes. To top it off the Gug is home to all the awards of our former Irish greats. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out out this dynamic facility while on campus on Football Fridays.

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Notre Dame Stadium Bag Policy

Effective for the 2015 season:

As part of an ongoing commitment to safety and security, the University of Notre Dame will continue to enforce the stadium bag policy for fans. Notre Dame strongly encourages fans to not bring ANY type of bags to the stadium.

Policy Details

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  • ALL backpacks, duffel bags, and tote bags will NOT be allowed in the stadium.
  • ALL other small bags are subject to inspection at the stadium gates upon entrance.
  • Diaper bags and medical device bags will be allowed but will be subject to inspection.
  • Blankets, coats, ponchos, and other similar items will be allowed but will be subject to inspection.

We are taking every possible step to ensure minimal disruption or delay to stadium guests. Personal property and privacy will be respected at all times. We appreciate our fans’ cooperation and patience.

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Player Walk

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See the Irish before they enter the stadium!

Line the path and cheer on your Fighting Irish as they prepare to take on the Longhorns on Saturday, September 5th. Coach Kelly and the Irish football team will walk from from the Gug to the Hesburgh Library, then proceed south toward the Stadium, and enter the house that Rockne built through the Tunnel gates. Click here to see the route of the player walk.

The Player Walk on September 5th vs.Texas will begin at 5:15pm. Plan ahead to get a spot along the route.

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Tailgating for ND vs. Texas

Are you prepared for tailgating?

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As the team prepares for game day with Texas on September 5th, fans from all over will prepare to make their way to Notre Dame to spend the day tailgating on campus. As you begin to pack your cars, RV’s, and buses with all the essentials for the day make sure you know what to bring and what not to bring.

Here are a few important things to know about tailgating before you pack up for Game Day to make your day is enjoyable:

Where to Go:
Plan ahead check out the different parking areas available around campus. Whether you have a parking pass or not, be sure to follow the signage to your destination lot. If you are traveling with multiple cars make sure everyone arrives at the same time, as holding adjacent spots for others is not allowed. Be sure that each car has a parking pass, as one pass permits one vehicle into the lot.

What to Wear:
Depending on the weather, sunscreen, ponchos and layers can be important items to pack on Game Days! Check the weather before heading to campus so you’re prepared for the day.

Tailgating Prohibited Items:

When planning for your tailgate, please note the following is NOT permitted:

  • Charcoal Grills
  • Deep Fryers
  • Propane Cylinders larger then 20lbs
  • Amplified Sound – Speakers that stand alone, are excessively loud, or are connected to an amplifier
  • Open flames (i.e. fire pits)
  • Kegs
  • Box trucks, motorcycles, over-sized vans
  • Stakes
  • While on the campus of Notre Dame, selling of items is not permitted

Safety and security rules will be strictly enforced and violators may be revoked for failing to comply. Future ticket privileges may be revoked.

Permitted Items:

  • Propane grills are permitted, but gas cylinders must be under 20lbs.
  • Tents

Have Fun!

At the end of the day, you’re there for one simple reason – to enjoy Game Day! You take care of packing the car and grilling the burgers. Our Guest Services team, parking staff, police officers, and University staff will take care of the rest!

In Case of Emergency

In the event of an emergency, let a uniformed security officer or lot supervisor know right away. Notre Dame Security Police can be reached at (574) 631-5555, or you can also text IRISH and the issue to 69050.

We also encourage that if you see something, say something! If something raises your concern for any reason, please call or text to let us know and our Notre Dame Security Police will look into the situation right away. Our staff is ready to help and they are only one call or text away!

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Have Questions? Email us at gameday@nd.edu

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