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With the Hilltoppers taking on Kentucky on Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. CT in Nashville, WKU has announced policies and procedures regarding ticketing and security for the contest at LP Field. Among the notable policies in place are the new NFL bag policy and the fact that tickets are now available exclusively through Ticketmaster throughout the week and on-site at LP Field only.
NEW NFL BAG POLICY TO BE IN EFFECT FOR OPENER AT LP FIELD: New NFL bag policies will be in effect when WKU takes the field against UK in the season opener at LP Field in Nashville. The new policy affects restrictions on the size of bags that are permitted into LP Field -- not the items that you normally need to bring to a game. Each fan may carry in their pocket items such as keys, makeup, combs, phones, wallets, and credit cards, and may also continue to carry a blanket or jacket into the stadium.
LP Field security strongly encourages fans to not bring any type of bags into the stadium. However, certain bags are permissible and those exceptions are listed below. Fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:
Fans may carry in a small clutch bag or purse approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap.
• Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" by 6" and 12" or
• A one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
• An exception will be made for medically necessary items, including seat cushions, after proper inspection at Gates 1, 5 & 7 designated for this purpose.
• Diapers and wipes must be carried in a clear bag. Each member of a family, including children, will be able to carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse, providing ample storage capacity.
Complete information on the new bag policies is available at the following site: http://www.titansonline.com/stadium/carry-in_policy.html.
TICKET INFORMATION: This game is not a sell out, but all ticket sales for the opening game of the season are now only available through Ticketmaster. Fans can order tickets for the game by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or visiting a Ticketmaster location. Previously, tickets were available through both schools, but all sales have now transitioned exclusively to Ticketmaster locations. Ticket prices vary and are subject to availability.
On game day, tickets will be also be available for purchase at LP Field at Gate 1 beginning at 3:00 p.m. CT on Saturday.. This is also the location for all will call pickups that were placed through Ticketmaster.
The first 4,000 WKU students at the game on August 31 with a valid student ID will receive a free ticket to the game. After the first 4,000 students, student tickets will be available for purchase at $13.
WKU's will call gate will be located at gate 8 and will open at 3:00 p.m. Player guest, recruit and student tickets will be able to check in starting at 4:00 p.m. at gate 8. UK's will call gate is located at gate 9.
PARKING LOTS TO OPEN AT NOON: Parking lots will be available for tailgating beginning at noon CT. Multiple lots will be available for parking on a cash only basis on gameday near the stadium, but not overnight parking will be allowed.