Sept. 28, 2011
Northwest-Pitt State: Frequently Asked Questions and Fan Primer
MARYVILLE, Mo. - There are plenty of events surrounding the Fall Classic featuring the top ranked Bearcats and the 15th-ranked Gorillas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. Here's a quick rundown of information for Bearcat fans to answer the most frequently asked questions about the Fall Classic:
Q. What time is the game?
Saturday's kickoff is set for 2:07 p.m. (CST) at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Q. Where can I get tickets for the Fall Classic?
Tickets can be ordered by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, through ticketmaster.com or by calling the Northwest Missouri Ticket office at (660) 562-1212 or the Pittsburg State Ticket Office at (620)235-4796. Walk-up tickets will also be available on the northeast side of the stadium facing Kaufman Stadium.
Student: $10 - Lower Level: $25 - Club Level: $37 - Family Pack: $60 - Parking: $20
Q. Who is the home team?
Pittsburg State is the home team for the 2011 game and will wear red jerseys. The Bearcats will occupy the east sideline opposite the press box side of the field.
Q. What are directions to the stadium?
Arrowhead Stadium is accessible from I-70 using Exit 9 Blue Ride Cutoff. For driving directions from all four directions click here.
Q. Where can I park for the game?
Click here to view parking at Arrowhead Stadium. Northwest fans MUST enter through east gates 2, 3, or 4 to park in Northwest designated tailgating lots A, B, C, D, and L. Parking is $20 for cars and $30 for RV/Bus parking. Please park in one space and tailgate in front or behind your vehicle. Parking prices include the Johnson County Parking user fee.
Q. Where can I park my RV for the game?
All buses and RV's should enter Gate 1 or 6. You will be directed to park in the RV lot behind Lot N or Lot A. No overnight parking is available at the stadium.
Q. What time do Arrowhead Stadium lots open?
Gates will open 3 hours prior to kickoff at 11 a.m.
Q. What time does the stadium open?
Arrowhead Stadium is open to ticket holders at 12:30 p.m.
Q. What time does the Northwest bus pull into the stadium?
The Bearcats are scheduled to arrive at 11:35 a.m.
Q. What items are prohibited at the stadium?
Fans should follow the same rules and regulations for Bearcat Stadium. Bags or purses larger than 8 1/2" x 11" x 6" will not be allowed into the stadium. Also for safety and security, no backpacks are allowed in Arrowhead.
Q. Can I buy Northwest and Fall Classic merchandise at the stadium?
Yes, Northwest athletic apparel will be available inside the stadium at the Chiefs Fan Store.
Q. What other events are going on related to the Fall Classic?
Northwest Night at Kansas City's Power and District hosted by the Northwest Alumni Association will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The pep rally is free and hosted by KC Live at the corner of 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The event will feature Bobby Bearcat, the Northwest Steppers and cheerleaders as well as the Bearcat Marching Band. These groups will be joined by Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski and head coach Adam Dorrel for remarks on Saturday's game. The family-friendly event will have plenty of Northwest giveaways and is open to all ages. It is KC Live's policy that no one under the age of 21 be in the venue after 9 p.m.
Q. What weather can we expect for the game?
At kickoff: 69 degrees with 54% humidity and no chance of precipitation. Light winds are expected to be from the E at 7 mph. View the Kansas City forecast.
Q. What channel will the game be on?
The game is broadcast on the MIAA Network and can be found on the following channels in Missouri and Kansas:
KSMO-TV (Kansas City) available to 100% of the KC market. It is broadcast (over the air) on channel 62 and it is found on most cable systems (Time Warner, Comcast, etc.) on Channel 10.
Eagle Cable (western Kansas) -- Channel 15
Cox KS Cable system -- Channel 22
Cablevision (St. Joseph area) -- Channel 20
Suddenlink (St. Joseph and Maryville) -- Channel 8 (Maryville), Channel 64 (St. Joseph)
Mediacom (Columbia, Jefferson City, Springfield, etc.) -- Channel 22
Q. How can I listen to the Bearcats on the radio?
Fans can listen to the Northwest radio broadcast on any official Bearcat Radio Network affiliate (find your local affiliate here), or online by via Stretch Internet by clicking here.
Q. How can I follow the Bearcats online?
Northwest Athletic Media Relations has partnered with a new statistical application that can be enjoyed by fans and is available on mobile devices. Developed by StatBroadcast Systems, the new application provides real-time stats to fans for all Bearcat home games in football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball and softball. Follow live here
For more information, please contact:
Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics
firstname.lastname@example.org | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582
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