Duke Football Set for Blue & White Game Saturday



DURHAM- Duke is scheduled to host its blue and white game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

This will be the first chance football fans will have to see the Blue Devils in person under the head coach Mike Elko. Before heading to the stadium, fans are encouraged to come to campus early and enjoy a full day of fun with Duke Athletics, including baseball taking on Notre Dame at Jack Coombs Field at 12:00 p.m. and women’s lacrosse hosting the Boston College at 1 p.m. at the Koskinen stadium.

Saturday’s football game will feature Duke’s team split into two teams and will be played as a normal contest in terms of points, penalties, downs, etc. The aim is to run four 15-minute quarters with a 12-minute half, but there is potential for a running clock in the second half to ensure the game ends at 20. time

Fans who cannot attend the game in person can watch it live on the ACC Network.

After practice on Friday, Elko met with members of the media to provide his thoughts on the team ahead of Duke’s final spring training on Saturday. This interview can be viewed HERE.

Additional information on the Blue & White Game is available below:

Admission – Free admission for all fans. Entrance to the stadium at Bostock North Gate and West Powers Gates will begin at 4.00pm. All seats will be in the west stands (Blue Devil Tower side)

Car park – Free parking will be available from 10:00 a.m. in the 751 Parking Deck, Whitford Drive and Grounds (Green Zone). See parking details HERE (PDF).

Pre-match fan party – From 4pm to 6pm, fans can head to the training pitches behind the main scoreboard to enjoy a soccer skills challenge, inflatable games, bouncy house and course obstacles, make-up artists and music. Access to Fan Fest will be available via the stairs/elevators located near Section 32. Interactive photo ops will be set up in the lobby behind Section 20.

Pre-game High Five Tunnel – Fans 13 and under are invited to energize the players with a pre-game High Five tunnel on the pitch. Those wishing to participate, please meet at the field level under Section 32 at 5:50 p.m. Access this area by using the stairs/elevators located in the lobby by section 32. Parents of participants are invited to accompany the children to the field.

Contest for fans – The first 4,000 fans will receive a FREE Duke football GRIND t-shirt upon entering the stadium. Free Duke 2022 football posters, schedule magnets, schedule cards and key chains will also be available in the lobby.

Concessions and Merchandise – Official Duke football concessions and merchandise will be available for purchase.

Post-match meeting – After the match, fans are invited to come to the pitch to meet and take photos with the players and coaches.

Hospitality tents – Looking for a 10×10 pre-game tailgate location in a premium area outside of the stadium for just $100? Email welcome@duke.edu for more information.

Tickets for this fall – Season and single match tickets for the 2022 campaign are now available by visiting GoDuke.com/footballtix. Order before May 13 to ensure you receive the best prices.

Interested in securing a seat at Blue Devil Tower for this fall? Club and table seating at the DeJoy level comes with a complete all-inclusive game day meal that includes not only traditional game day food, but also additional action items and stations, healthy options, side dishes, a salad bar, tea, lemonade and Coke-Cola products, a full dessert area as well as access to two fully stocked bars, HD televisions throughout the air-conditioned club and private restrooms . All amenities are included as part of each premium seat with alcohol at bars sold separately by credit card. Contact mike sob to msobb@duke.edu for more information and to view the tower.



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