Spring Game Set for Saturday
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Release:  03/22/2013

March 22, 2013

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BERKELEY - Cal football fans can look forward to a full day of action at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, March 23, including the 2013 Cal Football Spring Game presented by Shaw Transportation Management. The free event will kick off at 4:00 p.m. and be televised live by Pac-12 Networks.

For detailed information, fans can visit 2013 Spring Game.

"We are looking forward to seeing our fans for the spring game," head coach Sonny Dykes said. "We are pleased that our fans have been able to enjoy the spring football experience with us and this will be a culmination of that. Together we will continue building the excellence of the Cal football tradition."

The activities begin with the uniform and equipment surplus sale open to the public starting at 11 a.m. on the west side of Memorial Stadium through Gate 2.

Gates 1-6 will open to the public for the spring game at 3 p.m. All seating is general admission and will be located on the west side of Memorial Stadium. Campus parking lots will be open for tailgating for $10 per car.

Fans can enjoy a variety of giveaways at the event, including team posters to the first 5,000 in attendance and eco-friendly reusable Cal shopping bags for 2,300 people. Fans can also take part in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win airfare, hotel accommodations and game tickets for two to a 2013 Cal football road game.

A pregame Fun Zone and kids' activities will be set up at Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza with inflatable games, face painting, poster making, football drills simulation, uniform dress station, pictures with cut outs and more. Fans can also celebrate Oski's birthday with the first 500 kids receiving Good Humor ice cream birthday bars courtesy of Unilever. Former Cal football player Marshawn Lynch is also expected to take part in the Fun Zone and sign autographs for fans. The Cal Bears Shop will also have merchandise tents with huge sales on all of your favorite items.

On-field promotions during the game will give fans the opportunity to participate in a punt, pass and kick competition, punt returns, a quarterback challenge and a relay race.

The exclusive Field Club will be open to all and feature concessions, two levels of seating and over 20 televisions to watch the spring game on the Pac-12 Networks and catch all of the day's NCAA Tournament basketball action. In addition, all the concessions on the new concourse located on the west side of Memorial Stadium will be open.

Following the game, Golden Bear players and coaches will be available on the field for a post-game autograph and meet-and-greet session.

In addition to attending the spring game, fans can visit the 2013 Spring Football Central page on CalBears.com throughout spring ball for a wide array of additional content including blog entries, videos, features and much more.

Cal will host seven games at Memorial Stadium in 2013 beginning with a three-game homestand to open the season against non-conference opponents Northwestern (Aug. 31), Portland State (Sept. 7) and Ohio State (Sept. 14). Cal will also host Pac-12 games against Washington State on Homecoming Weekend (Oct. 5), Oregon State (Oct. 19), Arizona (Nov. 2) and USC (Nov. 9). Cal will play on the road at Oregon (Sept. 28), UCLA (Oct. 12), Washington (Oct. 26), Colorado (Nov. 16) and Stanford (Nov. 23). Kickoff times and television selections for all 2013 Cal regular-season games will be announced at later dates.

For 2013 ticket information, visit CalBears.com or call (800) GO-BEARS.