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2014 Football Gameday Guide

New - No Backpack Policy

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Getting to Campus On Campus At the Game Visiting Berkeley
Area and campus maps, transit, directions, parking, express service to and from the stadium, and more >> Campus shuttles/ADA transportation, football activities, campus events, and more >> Stadium maps, concession menus, A-to-Z guide, prohibited items, guest services, and more >> Hotels, eat+drink, and more >>


New! No Backpack Policy >>

ADA Shuttle and Golf Cart Service>>
Campus Gameday Shuttle Service >>
Guest Services Booths >>
Football Related Events >>
- March to Victory
- Sproul Plaza Rally
- Tailgate Town
Things to do on Campus >>
Cal   ADA Shuttle and Golf Cart Service

ADA shuttle and golf cart services are available for guests with limited mobility, the elderly and women who are pregnant. Shuttles are available 2 hours prior to kickoff and will operate up to 1 hour post game. Golf carts will continue to operate during the game for guests who wish to leave early.

Pregame and postgame ADA golf cart pickup points are located at the following designated areas (look for the pickup banner flags):

Upper Hearst Lot, Greek Theatre, Kleeberger (North Side of Stadium), Prospect Ct (South Side of Stadium), I-House, Kroeber, Boalt Lot


A dedicated ADA pregame campus shuttle will be available at Underhill Lot.

Postgame ADA shuttle pickup points are located at the following designated areas and will go to all parking lots:

Rimway Lot at Centennial, Prospect Court Lot, Haas School of Business along Piedmont Ave.

Disabled Parking Information
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ADA Golf Cart MapView ADA Golf Cart Map


Cal   Campus Gameday Shuttle Service

The Athletic Department has once again partnered with campus Parking and Transportation to provide free game day shuttle service from various campus parking lots, Downtown Berkeley BART, and other locations to and from California Memorial Stadium.

Shuttles will be available to transport patrons to the stadium 2 hours before the game time and 1 hour
after the game starts. Shuttle return after the game ends is limited.

Shuttle Schedule
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Shuttle MapView Campus Shuttle Map


Cal   Guest Services Booths

Guests looking for directions around campus, transportation maps, or other game day information as they approach the stadium can visit one of our four game day information booths located at the West Crescent, Upper Sproul Plaza, Kroeber Plaza, and in front of the Haas School of Business.


Cal   Football Related Events

March to Victory
Greet the team as they make their way from the team bus, up the grand staircase, and into the stadium before every home game. March to Victory is held at Piedmont Ave, across the street from the Haas School of Business, approximately 2.5 hours prior to kick-off. The Cal Band, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, Mic Men, Oski and the Rally Committee line the walk-way along with Cal fans to greet and cheer on our team to victory.

Sproul rally
The pregame rally begins 1.5 hours prior to kick-off at the upper Sproul Plaza Steps. The Cal Band, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, Mic Men, Oski and the Rally Committee entertain the Cal fans with Cal fight songs and their halftime show tunes. At the end of the rally, the Cal Band and Spirit Groups lead Cal fans to a march through campus to Memorial Stadium playing and singing songs. They stop at Tailgate Town and at the Plaza Level of the Stadium for a short rally.

Tailgate Town
The official pregame tailgate location before every Cal football game. Tailgate Town opens three hours prior to kick-off on Maxwell Family Field, adjacent to the north entrance of Memorial Stadium. Fans are invited to enjoy:

Admission is free for all fans!

- Beer garden and concessions
- Bounce house, inflatable games, and face painting for kids
- Watch the KGO 810AM pregame show live with special guests
- New and interactive activities each week
- Take a photo with Bubba and Tiny - two 40' tall inflatable Cal players

Restricted items in Tailgate Town:
Outside alcohol of any kind, Grills or BBQ’s, Glass/Metal Bottles, Umbrellas, Animals, Cans, Handcuffs, Banners, Balls, Cans, Sticks/Poles, Spiked Attire/Chains, Fireworks, Artificial Noise Makers, Weapons, Hard Coolers, Personal Video Cameras, Hard Fruit or Vegetables (Unless cut into small pieces), Backpacks and Bags larger than 14” x 14” x 6”, Frisbees.


Cal   Things to do on Campus

There's no setting for a football game more unique than Berkeley! Check out the many things to do before, and after, the game on campus.

- Take a self-guided tour of campus
- Go up 200 feet in the Campanile, one of the most recognizable structures on campus
- Walk along Strawberry Creek through redwood trees
- Go back in time and see a dinosaur
- Take in an art exhibit