Contact: Harriet Laird
STARKVILLE, Miss.â€”Mississippi State University hosts the University of Mississippi for the 112th Egg Bowl this Saturday [Nov. 28] at 6:20 p.m. in Davis Wade Stadium.
Fans are reminded to keep traffic conditions â€śtop of mindâ€ť for Saturdayâ€™s game.
The football game will be televised on ESPN2. For complete details, visit www.gameday.msstate.edu.
Law enforcement will be working key intersections both on and off campus after the game, and they ask fans to:
â€”Pay attention and use precaution; follow intersection officersâ€™ instructions.
â€”View this link for a map of key intersections and traffic flow for post-game egress, bit.ly/GameDayMap2015.
A weekend timeline beneficial to MSU students and faculty and to visitors to campus includes:
â€”Noon, Campus closes for the Thanksgiving holiday.
â€”RV Lots 29, 31, 34 and 38 open at 10 a.m.
â€”2 p.m., Volleyball vs. Ole Miss, Newell Grissom Building.
â€”4 p.m., The Junction opens. Officials ask everyone to be mindful of the influx on Stone Blvd. as tailgaters drop off supplies.
â€”4 p.m., Gates open at the Hump for Womenâ€™s Basketball.
â€”6 p.m., Womenâ€™s Basketball vs. Norfolk State University.
â€”6 a.m., B.S. Hood Drive closes.
â€”10 a.m., Gates open at the Hump for Menâ€™s Basketball.
â€”Noon, Menâ€™s Basketball vs. UT Martin.
â€”2:20 p.m., Portions of Stone Blvd. close in anticipation of the C-Spire Fan Zone.
â€”4 p.m., Gates open at Davis Wade Stadium. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and ring responsibly.
â€”4:20 p.m., Dawg Walk.
â€”6:20 p.m., Egg Bowl kick off. Senior players on the MSU Bulldog football team will be honored pre-game.
â€”Shuttle Routes for Saturday will run three hours before kickoff (3:20 p.m.) and two hours after the end of the game. Routes include:
Reserved RV/Wise Center - Picks up at Lot 29 and 31 and on the northwest corner of the Wise Center and drops off at Thompson Hall.
Thad Cochran Research Park - Runs from Research Park to Humphrey Coliseum.
Davis Wade Express - Picks up at Starkville Daily News and drops off at Giles Hall.
S.M.A.R.T Downtown Route - Starkville Electric, Regions Bank, Bank of Commerce, Stromboliâ€™s, Catholic Church, Sweet Peppers to Giles Hall.
For additional transportation choices that run throughout Starkville, but do not run on campus visit www.smart.msstate.edu.
â€”Noon, Gates open at the Hump for Womenâ€™s Basketball.
â€”2 p.m., Womenâ€™s Basketball vs. Savannah State University.
More useful gameday information for fans includes:
â€”Fans are encouraged to follow all golf cart rules and respect the roads that are off limits.
â€”Full rules and regulations can be found here: fanguide.msstate.edu/parking/carts.php.
Trash and Recycling
â€”Help keep campus looking nice on gameday for fans and visitors. Fans are encouraged to bag both their recyclable and disposable items during their tailgating.
â€”ADA parking is available on gameday. Visit bit.ly/MSUGameParking.
â€”The MSU Parking Assistance Center can provide golf cart shuttle services from all parking areas. On gameday, call 662-325-9114 for all assistance needs.
Bulldog fans also are reminded to follow these important Twitter accounts for updates on traffic conditions, shuttles and parking: @maroonalert, @msstate, @hailstate, @hailstateops, @Starkville_PD, and @ride_smart.