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Northwest Bearcats

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Oct. 11, 2012

Northwest-Pitt State: Frequently Asked Questions and Fan Primer

MARYVILLE, Mo. - There are plenty of events surrounding the Fall Classic XI again featuring a top 10 matchup for the second straight season featuring the top ranked Gorillas and the 7th-ranked Bearcats 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 4:00 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 Kauffman Stadium.
Student: $10 - Lower Level: $25 - Club Level: $37 - Family Pack: $60 - Parking: $20

Q. Who is the home team?
Northwest is the home team for the 2012 game. Pittsburg State will be the visitors and 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 1 p.m.

Q. What time does the stadium open?
Arrowhead Stadium is open to ticket holders at 2:30 p.m.

Q. What time does the Northwest bus pull into the stadium?
The Bearcats are scheduled to arrive at 1:30 p.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?
No, Northwest athletic apparel will not 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 begin at 7 p.m. The pep rally is free on the KC Live Stage 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 Northwest Athletic Director Wren Baker 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?
72 degrees with 60% chance of rain. Winds are expected to be from the S at 23 mph. View the complete Kansas City forecast.

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 clicking here.

Q. Can I watch the Bearcats online?
Fans can watch the game online (for a fee) by logging onto the America One Network here.

Q. What other ways can I follow the game online?
A live blog from former USA Today writer Steve Wieberg will blog from the press box. You can follow along here. Live Stats are also available, see below.

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
sid@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468