Game 3
Saturday, Sept. 23 • 6:05 p.m. kickoff • Huntsville • Bowers Stadium (12,593)

No. 3 Sam Houston State (2-0, 0-0 SLC) vs No. 23 Nicholls (2-1, 1-0 SLC)
Live Stats • ESPN3 • @BearkatsFB on Twitter • SHSU Game Notes • Purchase Tickets

Game Sponsor:  Bill Fick Ford
Promotions: Grow The Growl scrolling banners (300) courtesy of Fast Signs of Conroe; Adam Olsen Remax Skydivers; Houston Texans cheerleaders
Media: ESPN3, KSAM 100.7 FM

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR BEARKAT GAMEDAY
BEARKAT FAMILY WEEKEND INFORMATION
For the complete list of events for Bearkat Family weekend visit www.shsu.edu/weekend

On Friday night, come out to the Bearkat Pep Rally in the Bearkat Plaza from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm where you can enjoy refreshments, music, and entertainment. Special appearances by head coach K.C. Keeler, Bearkat Football, Spirit Teams and Pep Band are all on the schedule.

As an added bonus, on Saturday afternoon fans check out the Classic Car Show from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm in Lot P7.

GAMEDAY QUESTIONS
For game day questions, contact the Athletic Ticket Office at (936) 294-1729 or visit www.gobearkats.com/gamedaycentral.

TAILGATING
Tailgating is encouraged and is available in the public parking lots around Bowers Stadium. Please review the tailgating polices by clicking here.  

Bearkat Alley Tailgate will open at 4:00 p.m. in the north lot of Bowers Stadium.

I-45 TRAFFIC TO HUNTSVILLE
Fans planning on attending Saturday’s game should be aware of construction issues on Interstate 45 this weekend. Beginning Friday, Sept. 22 at 8:00 p.m. the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 will be closed with northbound traffic being detoured to one lane on the southbound side.

The detours will begin approximately five miles north of New Waverly to the FM 1375 and I-45 interchange. Message signs are placed near the northbound and southbound lanes of I-45 with speed limits dropping to 65 miles per hour throughout the project. The advisory speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph through the limits of the detour.

PARKING INFORMATION
Public parking is located across the intramural fields from Bowers Stadium and is open all day. 

Season Ticket Holders (Bearkat Champion chair back seat holders) reserved parking (north, west, and lower west lots) next to Bowers Stadium will open at 2:00 p.m. and a parking pass must be presented upon entering the lot where it will be marked for one-time usage. There is no exit and reentry. All parking passes are for a designated specific lot (be sure to review the map for your location). Your pass allows for one parking space only. Please keep parking passes shown in vehicle at all times.

Please reference the Bowers Stadium Parking Map for more information on designated parking lots by clicking here.

PICK UP YOUR TICKETS
Fans may check ticket prices and information by clicking here. To purchase tickets click here.

The main box office of Bowers Stadium is located on the West Side (underneath the press box). All Bowers Stadium Box Offices will open this Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Will Call is located in the West Side Box Office. If you have tickets at Will Call, you may pick those up with your ID or confirmation email beginning at 2:00 p.m.

If you are picking up tickets, either park in your season ticket holder reserved lot or if you are a single-game buyer you must find a public lot and walk up to the ticket office (see parking map).  

Will Call will be open through halftime to pick up tickets.

The SHSU team pass list is located outside the West Box Office and will open at 4:30 p.m.  

All guest must show an ID and sign for their ticket. The Nicholls team pass list is located at Gate 5 (South east corner of Bowers Stadium) and will open at 4:30 p.m.

BOWERS STADIUM SEATING AND GATE INFORMATION
All gates to Bowers Stadium will open at 4:30 p.m. this Saturday.

All guests may enter at the designated gates.

West side ticket holders (general admission west and reserved seating) should enter at Gates 1 through 4. East side ticket holders will enter at gates 1 or 5. Please reference the Bowers Stadium Map for more information on gate locations and your seating locations.

PROHIBITED ITEMS INSIDE BOWERS STADIUM INCLUDE
- Alcoholic beverages

- Animals (except service animals)
- Beach Balls
- Cameras (professional equipment with long telephoto lenses)
- Coolers or containers - Explosives
- Flags, banners or poles
- Folding chairs or stools
- Food and beverages
- Ice chests
- Laser pointers
- Noisemakers of any type (i.e. bells, horns, whistles, etc)
- Personal heaters - Umbrellas

Note: Other items not mentioned on the list may be determined prohibited at the gate as well. All bags are subject to search entering Bowers Stadium.

NEW CONCESSION ITEMS AT BOWERS STADIUM
This season Bowers Stadium will be featuring new concession items at the following locations:

Grill Kitchen Tent (northwest side): - Fresh grilled hamburgers and cheeseburgers and combo plates - Grilled link Polish sausage - Grilled beer bratwursts with onions and peppers - Grilled chicken sandwich - BBQ slow roasted pulled pork sandwiches and combo plates - Soft drinks, water and sports drinks - Chips and candy

Cajun Cuisine Food Truck (southwest side):

  • Chicken and sausage gumbo - 16 oz. bowl with lid 
  • Cajun Stick - spicy boiled shrimp and 3" sausage link on a stick

DIRECTIONS TO ELLIOTT T. BOWERS STADIUM
From Houston on Interstate 45
- Go north on Interstate 45
- Take Exit 113 toward Riverside/Crockett/Lake Livingston
- Continue onto TX-19 North
- Use the right lane and take the Bearkat Blvd. ramp toward US 190
- Turn left onto Bearkat Blvd.
- Continue straight on Bearkat Blvd., crossing over Sycamore Ave.
- Bowers Stadium is on the left.

From Dallas/Fort Worth on Interstate 45
- Go south on Interstate 45
- Take Exit 112 toward TX-75/Sam Houston Ave.
- Merge onto Freeway Service Road
- Turn left at bridge crossing over I-45
- Turn left onto TX-75/Sam Houston Ave.
- Turn right to merge onto TX-19
- Use the right lane and take the Bearkat Blvd. ramp toward US 190
- Turn left onto Bearkat Blvd.
- Continue straight on Bearkat Blvd., crossing over Sycamore Ave.
- Bowers Stadium is on the left.

From Livingston on Highway 190
- Coming into Huntsville, turn south on Highway 19
- Take Bearkat Blvd. exit - Turn right onto Bearkat Blvd.
- Continue straight on Bearkat Blvd., crossing over Sycamore Ave.
- Bowers Stadium is on the left. 

From Bryan-College Station/Austin on Highway 30
- Approaching Huntsville on Hwy. 30, turn right (south) onto I-45
- Take Exit 112 toward TX-75/Sam Houston Ave.
- Merge onto Freeway Service Road
- Turn left at bridge crossing over I-45
- Turn left onto TX-75/Sam Houston Ave.
- Turn right to merge onto TX-19
- Use the right lane and take the Bearkat Blvd. ramp to US 190
- Turn left onto Bearkat Blvd.
- Continue straight on Bearkat Blvd., crossing over Sycamore Ave.
- Bowers Stadium is on the left.