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					A TECHSAN’S                                                             The Nebraska Game, October 9, 2004


  GUIDE TO THE GAME
Best Route To Travel To Campus
Fans planning to attend Saturday’s game are advised to enter campus through the south-most entrances and avoid
the areas directly around the stadium. Fans who have reserved parking passes issued by Texas Tech Athletics
should follow the printed directions on the back of each parking pass.

Stadium Location
Jones SBC Stadium is located on the Texas Tech campus near the intersection of 4th street and University Avenue.
        Directions:
        From Lubbock International Airport - Take I-27 south to downtown, take 4th street exit and head west
       (right turn). The stadium will be on the left.
        From US Highway 84 - Follow US 84 to I-27 and head north (right turn). Take 4th street exit and head west
       (left turn) The stadium will be on the left.
        From US Highway 82 - US Highway 82 turns into fourth street at I-27. Continue heading west until you
        reach the stadium.

Parking
Parking lots in and around Jones SBC Stadium are on a reserved basis only and you must have a parking pass
issued by Texas Tech Athletics to park in those lots. Free parking will be available in the lots just west of the United
Spirit Arena and Citibus will provide shuttle service ($5 per passenger) to Jones SBC Stadium beginning three hours
prior to kickoff. Parking lots located at businesses around the stadium are subject to the parking rules of each
individual business. Dorm parking lots are not available as they are reserved on a 24-hour basis for the residents in
each of the those buildings.

Fans who tailgate in the parking lots are asked to allow room for cars to drive through safely.

Ticket Sales and Will Call
Tickets still remain for Saturday’s game against Nebraska and can be purchased through the Texas Tech Athletic
Ticket Office at (806)742-TECH, 1-888-GOBIG12, any Select-A-Seat location or online at www.texastech.com. Fans
who have requested their tickets be left for pickup at Will Call on Saturday need to be advised that Will Call will open
at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. General Will Call is located in the Texas Tech Athletic Ticket Office (North End of
Jones SBC Stadium). FANS ARE ADVISED TO PICK UP WILL CALL TICKETS EARLY AS LINES GET VERY
LONG AS KICKOFF APPROACHES.

        Will Call Gates
        • General Will Call is located at the ticket office (North end of Jones Stadium)
        • Media Will Call is located at Gate 1
        • Nebraska Will Call is located at Gate 4B
        • Texas Tech Will Call (all non-football recruits) is located at Gate 1
        • Texas Tech FB Squad Will Call is located at Gate 6B
        • High school coaches pass gate is located at Gate 3

Gates To Jones SBC Stadium Open At 4:40 p.m.; 4:00 p.m. For Students
The gates to Jones SBC Stadium will open at 4:30 p.m. while the student gate will open 30 minutes earlier for the
student body (4:00 p.m.). Once students enter the stadium, they will not be able to receive a pass-out until after
kickoff.

Jones SBC Stadium Security
Security at Jones SBC Stadium has been increased for the 2004 season to make Red Raider football games a safe
and enjoyable experience. The following is a list of guidelines to remember on gameday.
• No video cameras, long lens still cameras, electronic equipment cases, backpacks, knapsacks, large bags,
banners, fireworks, umbrellas, strollers, tripods, camera cases, alcoholic beverages, coolers, cans, bottles, wine-
skins, or outside food/drink may be carried into the stadium.
• All containers, including handbags and binocular cases, are subject to visual inspection. Patrons who refuse to
allow visual inspection of contents will be denied entry to the stadium.
• Policy for stadium passouts remains the same but patrons may not carry items into the stands upon reentry.
• Smoking is prohibited within the stadium. Those patrons wishing to smoke must exit the stadium through one of
the main gates and receive a handstamp for reentry.
• Fans are reminded that only persons with an issued credential are permitted on the playing field. Violators will be
escorted from the stadium and will not be allowed to return.
Official Texas Tech Gear
Red Raider fans can purchase officially licensed Texas Tech gear at various locations around the stadium on Satur-
day. The official store of Texas Tech Athletics is the Double T Zone which is located next to the ticket office in the
north end of Jones SBC Stadium. The Double T Zone will also offer remote locations on each side of the stadium
before and during the game. Merchandise vendors who are legally licensed will also be available in Raider Alley
(next to Frazier Alumni Pavilion - southwest corner of Jones SBC Stadium). The Spirit Shop and Red Raider Outfit-
ters are located directly across the street from the main entrance to campus at Broadway and
University.

Red Raiders On The Air
Fans who plan on tailgating on Saturday afternoon can tune in their portable radios to the All Sports Radio Network
on KKAM 1340 or FM 94.5. Countdown To Kickoff, hosted by Jack Dale will begin at 4:00 p.m. on KKAM and will
lead up to the network pregame show that starts at 5:15 p.m. Following the All-Sports Radio Network coverage of
the game, Red Raider Rewind will begin (approx. 10:30 p.m.) on KKAM. Red Raider Rewind is hosted by Jim G.

Saturday’s game will be televised nationally by the cable group TBS Superstation.

PREGAME ACTIVITIES
THURSDAY
Midnight Raiders
Join members of the Saddle Tramps in one of Texas Tech’s oldest traditions, the wrapping of the Will Rogers statue.
Midnight Raiders begins at 7 p.m. each Thursday night prior to home football games. Members of the Saddle
Tramps wrap the statue with red crepe paper so that it is completely red for the final day of classes and for
gameday. Once the statue is wrapped, the traditional bell circle is formed and all fans in attendance are able to
participate. The Saddle Tramps along with other Tech students then tie red and black crepe paper all throughout
campus to complete the event. The Will Rogers Statue is located next to Memorial Circle in the heart of the Texas
Tech campus.

FRIDAY
Top Techsan Luncheon
The Texas Tech Alumni Association will honor five individuals at the annual Top Techsan Luncheon that begins at
noon at the Merket Alumni Center.

Alumni Association Scholarship Awards Dinner
The Texas Tech Alumni Association will host the annual Homecoming Scholarship Awards Dinner at the Frazier
Alumni Pavilion at 6:30 p.m. (Reception at 5:30 p.m.) The awards dinner will honor former Texas Tech Chancellor
John T. Montford and his wife Debbie with the Lauro F. Cavazos Award and a surprise distinguished service award to
an unnamed recipient. The event will also feature a musical tribute to America.

Texas Tech Soccer vs. Oklahoma State
The Texas Tech women’s soccer team will battle defending Big 12 Tournament Champion Oklahoma State at 7 p.m.
on Friday night at R.P. Fuller Stadium. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Groups of 10 or more are $1.

Homecoming Pep Rally/Bonfire
The annual homecoming pep rally and bonfire will be held on Friday evening at the Tech Rugby Field/Raider Red
Memorial Bonfire Site (located just East of the United Spirit Arena). The pep rally and bonfire will get underway at 9
p.m.

SATURDAY
Red Raider Road Race
The annual Red Raider Road Race (5K and 10K) will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning beginning at the Student
Recreation Center. For more information, contact Kirk Thomas at 806-749-1850.

Homecoming Parade
The annual homecoming parade will get underway at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning. The parade route will begin at
First Baptist Church on Broadway and will travel through the Texas Tech campus where it will end at Urbanovsky
Park (18th and Flint Ave.).

College Receptions/Lunches
• College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Breakfast (Livestock Arena): 8 a.m.
• Tours of new Animal and Food Sciences Building (Immediately after breakfast )
• Agricultural and Applied Economics Open House (Immediately after breakfast in Room 319 of the Agricultural
Sciences Building)
• Agricultural Education and Communications Alumni Association Business Meeting (Immediately after breakfast
in Room 116 of the Agricultural Sciences Building)
• Department of Animal and Food Sciences Alumni Association Meeting (Immediately after breakfast)
• Animal and Food Sciences Barbecue Lunch (Livestock Arena) - Noon

Texas Tech Alumni Association - Frazier Alumni Pavilion Pre-Game Reception
The Texas Tech Alumni Association will hold a pregame reception at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion (located across from
Gate 1 of Jones SBC Stadium) beginning at 3:00 p.m. and will last until kickoff. Alumni Association members are
free while guests are $5.

The Merket Alumni Center, located at the corner of University and 19th St., will open at 8 a.m. and will close at 6
p.m. The Tech Traditions Gift Shop will also be open for business during those hours.

Stadium Club
The 2004 football season marks the second season of stadium club that is located in the newly constructed
Westside Stadium Club and Suite Complex. The stadium club is for Red Raider Club members who have purchased
club seats and or luxury suites for the 2004 season. The club will open at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Red Raider Club Buffet
Red Raider Club Scholarship Fund donors are invited to a pregame buffet at the Red Raider Club tent at the corner
of Drive of Champions and Canton Avenue (northeast of Dan Law Field). If there is inclement weather, the buffet will
move into the Athletics Training Center. The buffet will be available at 3:00 p.m. and last until 5:40 p.m. Be pre-
pared to show your Red Raider Club membership card and come in and enjoy some great food, meet friends and
catch the day’s best games on satellite TV.

Raider Alley
Raider Alley is located southwest of the Frazier Alumni Pavilion and features live entertainment, merchandise
booths, food vendors, face painting, interactive games and much more. Raider Alley will open at 3:00 p.m. “A
Tribute To The Elvis” produced by Don Caldwell Productions will be the featured entertainment.

RaiderGate
RaiderGate is the official tailgate party for the Texas Tech student body. RaiderGate will be held in the R1 parking lot
(15th and Detroit) and students must reserve spots in the SGA office prior to gameday. The entertainment at this
week’s Raidergate will be “Gary P. Nunn.” RaiderGate will open at 2:00 p.m.

Team Walk - “Red Raid”
Join Texas Tech Football in a new tradition. The Red Raiders recently moved into a new football training complex
that is located on the practice field at the southeast corner of the stadium The team will walk over to its gameday
locker room in Jones SBC Stadium at 3:55 p.m. on Saturday. Fans are encouraged to line the walkway between the
ATC (The Bubble) and the Double T scoreboard at the south end of the stadium to cheer on the team as they make
their way into Jones SBC.

Goin’ Band From Raiderland - Stadium March
The Goin’ Band From Raiderland will start its march to the stadium beginning at 5:15 p.m. The band will leave from
the parking lot of the music building (located behind the Student Union) and will march down Boston Avenue before
splitting into two bands at the ATC (Athletic Training Center). Fans are encouraged to line the streets of Boston
Avenue for the parade beginning at 5:00 p.m.

TEXAS TECH VS. NEBRASKA, 6:00 P.M. KICKOFF

Pre-Game Entertainment/Special Presentations
Here is what is on tap for the pregame festivities:
• The 2004 Texas Tech Homecoming Committee Will Be Recognized
• Special Presentation Marking The 50th Anniversary Of The Masked Rider (27 of 43 former riders will be present)
• The Texas Tech Alumni Association Will Make A Special Presentation
• The Goin’ Band From Raiderland Will Present Its Traditional Pregame Show

Halftime
• The Goin’ Band From Raiderland will perform. This week’s halftime show will be “Classic Hits.”
• The 2004 Texas Tech Homecoming King and Queen Will Be Announced

				
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