AMES, Iowa - This Saturday in Ames, it's the
state's biggest game of the year.
When the Cyclones and the Hawkeyes renew their
intrastate football rivalry for the 61st time this Saturday at 5 p.m., 75,000
fans will be in and around Jack Trice Stadium to cheer them on. And that's a lot
of people, cars and congestion in an area covering less than a square
As always, Iowa State University officials
encourage fans to have fun, celebrate responsibly, and allow plenty of time to
reach the stadium in time for tailgating and kickoff.
Motorists can expect little road construction on
the way to Ames, except for a possible slowdown on I-80 westbound at the U.S. 65
bypass near Altoona. Travel information is available via the Iowa Department of
Transportation at www.511ia.org.
Park it right
Donor (Cyclone Club) parking lots will open at 7
a.m.; general public lots will open at 11 a.m. Saturday. Jack Trice Stadium
gates open at 3:30 p.m. Avoid bringing bags and large purses; you'll get into
the game much more quickly carrying nothing but a
Public parking prices near the stadium are $40
for RVs and buses, $20 for cars and $5 for motorcycles. Medical accessible
parking is located in Lot S2.
Iowa State University and the City of Ames ask
football fans who park in the streets and neighborhoods surrounding the stadium
to be considerate of homeowners. Fans are expected to park legally and obey
parking regulations. Trash should not be left behind, and guests should be
sensitive to noise levels.
Be a good
The Big 12 Conference encourages good
sportsmanship from everyone attending this event. Please support the athletes
and coaches in a positive manner. Profanity, racial or sexist comments or other
intimidating actions directed at other fans, the teams or the officials may lead
If you see something, say
The ISU Police Department encourages anyone who
observes suspicious behavior or activity in and around Jack Trice Stadium to
Play it safe
Pedestrians are urged to use sidewalks and to
stay out of roadways.
Interstate 35 southbound Take Exit 113 for 13th Street toward USDA
Veterinary Labs. Turn right onto 13th Street. Continue to follow 13th Street.
Turn left onto Grand Avenue. Turn right on South Fourth Street. Continue on
South Fourth Street to Jack Trice Stadium.
Interstate 35 northbound Take Exit 111A to merge onto US 30 West. Take
Exit 148 for US 69/Duff Avenue. Turn right onto US-69 N/South Duff Avenue. Turn
left onto South Third Street. Continue on South Third Street to Jack Trice
Highway 30 eastbound Take Exit 146 for University Boulevard toward
Iowa State University. Turn left onto University
Highway 30 westbound Take Exit 142 toward Lincoln Way/Napier. Merge
onto IA-930 E/Lincoln Highway. Continue to follow Lincoln Highway. Turn right
onto Beach Avenue or University Boulevard.
No smoking is allowed on the Iowa State
University campus, including areas in and around Jack Trice
Be a courteous
Limit your tailgating to one parking space, and
don't block the path for other vehicles to park. No glass bottles, kegs or open
fires are allowed in parking lots. Please remember to clean up your area before
These items are NOT allowed in Jack Trice
Backpacks, fanny packs and large purses
Chair backs or stadium seats
Coolers or containers
Food and beverages
Pets (with the exception of service
Professional-grade cameras or video
FOX Sports 1 and the Cyclone Radio Network carry
the Iowa State vs. Iowa game.
FOX Sports 1 is available on the following