Feb. 24, 2013
BERKELEY - Cal will begin spring football practice sessions open to the public at Memorial Stadium on Monday, Feb. 25 (4 p.m. PT). Fans can visit the 2013 Spring Football Central page on CalBears.com for a complete practice schedule, fan information and a wide array of additional content throughout spring ball, including blog entries, videos, features and much more.
Cal's spring practices will continue for nearly a month before concluding with the 2013 Cal Football Spring Game to be televised live by the Pac-12 Networks on Saturday, March 23 (4 p.m. PT). Admission to all workouts including the spring game will be free.
"This is a great opportunity for our fans to come out and enjoy a football program that belongs to all of us in the Cal community," Dykes said. "We are excited to get on the field and continue building upon Cal's excellent football tradition. We want everybody to feel like they are a part of that."
Activities in conjunction with the spring game will include concessions from Cal Dining, The Cal Kids Huddle children's play area and a series of fan interaction opportunities. Additional information about the spring game and special events open to the public at two Friday workouts on March 8 and 15 will be available soon.
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). Call 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). Kickoff times and television selections for all Cal regular-season games will be announced at later dates.
For 2013 ticket information, visit CalBears.com or call (800) GO-BEARS.
See below for all scheduled dates and times of 2013 Cal football spring practices.
2013 CAL FOOTBALL SPRING SCHEDULE
DAY, DATE (TIME, TV)
Monday, February 25 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, February 27 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Friday, March 1 (6:30 - 9 p.m.)
Monday, March 4 (6:30 - 9 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 6 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Friday, March 8 (6:30 - 9 p.m.)
Saturday, March 9 (1 - 3:30 p.m.)
Monday, March 11 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 13 (6 - 8:30 p.m.)
Friday, March 15 (6:30 - 9 p.m.)
Saturday, March 16 (11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Monday, March 18 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 20 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Friday, March 22 (6:30 - 9 p.m.)
Saturday, March 23 (4 - 6:30 p.m.,, Spring Game, Pac-12 Networks)
All practices scheduled to be open to the public at Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, Calif.; All times Pacific; Schedule subject to change
Memorial Stadium Location - Memorial Stadium is located on Piedmont Avenue in Berkeley between Bancroft Way and Hearst Avenue. It is adjacent to the Simpson Center for Student-Athlete High Performance at 2227 Piedmont Avenue. Parking in the vicinity of Memorial Stadium is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to read all signs at each parking location for further important information. There are also public transportation options. See below for some suggestions.
MLK Student Union Garage - Located on the north side of Bancroft Way between Telegraph Avenue and Dana Street.
Public Transportation - Public transportation is highly recommended when visiting Berkeley. There are multiple public transportation options that lead to Memorial Stadium. BART has a station in downtown Berkeley about a half-mile west of the venue. Visit bart.gov, actransit.org or 511.org for more information.
Recreational Sports Facility Garage - Located on the north side of Bancroft Way between Dana Street and Ellsworth Street.
Street Parking - Paid and limited street parking may be available on streets near Memorial Stadium, with most options just south and east along Stadium Rimway, Piedmont Avenue, Prospect Street, Channing Way or Warring Street.
Underhill Garage - Located on the corner of Channing Way and College Avenue.
Witter Lot - Located near the corner of Centennial Drive and Stadium Rimway.
More Information - For more information on directions and parking options, visit berkeley.edu/map. A parking specific map can be located online at http://pt.berkeley.edu/sites/pt.berkeley.edu/files/content/NewPadMap2011.pdf.