Spring Football Game, Kids' Clinic, and Student BBQ

Event Details

April 20, 2017
5:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

University of Massachusetts Athletics celebrates the annual football spring game with a youth clinic from 5 to 6 p.m., student BBQ from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and kickoff at 7 p.m. 

The youth clinic, free to children in eighth grade and younger, will feature stations of various drills hosted by UMass football's coaches and players. Please RSVP to Doug Bean (413-577-7254, dbean@umass.edu). The south lot will open at 4:30 p.m. for youth clinic parking.
 
Lot 11 opens at 5 p.m. for free parking and tailgating. Glassware and backpacks are prohibited from Lot 11. Students are welcome to enjoy the gameday experience in the western portion of Lot 11, which will serve as the newly-created student village on UMass football gamedays in fall 2017.
 
The student BBQ will be available 6-7:30 p.m. in the northwest corner of McGuirk Alumni Stadium. The spring game will begin at 7 p.m. and admission is free of charge for all fans.
 

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Renewals and new season ticket sales for the 2017 University of Massachusetts football season are underway. An adult season ticket is available for $140 and includes five games at McGuirk Alumni Stadium and Maine vs. UMass at Fenway Park. Season ticket holders also receive first right to additional ticket sales for at Fenway Park, the Minutemen's first-ever contest at America's Most Beloved Ballpark. A season ticket for faculty/staff, youth and young alumni is available for $130 with the same benefits.

 

Directions:

From the North: Route 91 South to Exit 25 - At the end of the ramp turn left and follow the road to the intersection - turn right onto Routes 5 & 10 South - go 1 mile, then left onto 116 South, then eight miles to UMass exit - Left at the end of the ramp onto Massachusetts Avenue. Take a right at the first set of lights (usually blinking yellow) and proceed approximately one-quarter mile. The stadium entrance will be on your right.From the South: Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles, just past the Amherst-Hadley town line. Take a left at the lights (just after the Stop and Shop on the left-hand side) onto University Drive. Go through one set of lights and the entrance to the stadium will be on your left.From the East: Mass Pike (Route 90) West to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles, just past the Amherst-Hadley town line. Take a left at the lights (just after the Stop and Shop on the left-hand side) onto University Drive. Go through one set of lights and the entrance to the stadium will be on your left.From the West: Mass Pike (Route 90) East to Exit 4 (West Springfield) onto Route 91 North to Exit 19 (Northampton/Amherst) - Right onto Route 9 and go approximately five miles, just past the Amherst-Hadley town line. Take a left at the lights (just after the Stop and Shop on the left-hand side) onto University Drive. Go through one set of lights and the entrance to the stadium will be on your left.