Schedule Of Events For Saturday's Colonial Clash

The Colonial Honor Guard will escort the Minutemen through the UMass Pep Rally on Saturday.

The Colonial Honor Guard will escort the Minutemen through the UMass Pep Rally on Saturday.

Oct. 17, 2011

Here's all the latest information on Saturday's schedule of events at the Colonial Clash, being held on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Check out the details on everything from when the parking lots open to the UMass Pep Rally at the CBS Scene to the halftime performance by the UMass band and more.

Driving Directions To Gillette Stadium. For driving instructions to the stadium, click here.

8:00 am - Patriot Place parking lots open for general retail stores and restaurant customers (All of the retail and restaurants through-out Patriot Place will be open for business on game day. For more information go to Patriot Place.)

10:30 am - Student and fan buses, leave UMass from McGuirk Stadium, bound for Gillette Stadium

11:00 am - CBS Scene, home of the UMass Pep Rally, opens

11:30 am - Changes In Latitude music band starts playing

12:30 pm - Tailgating opens in parking lots (Tailgating. All parking lots except those directly adjacent to the retail stores and the movie theatre are open for tailgating. Tailgating is permitted AFTER 12:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to use the numbers on the light poles to assist in locating friends during the tailgating period.)

12:30 pm - Gillette Ticket Office open for ticket sales (The Gillette Stadium Ticket Office will open at 12:30 p.m. The Ticket Office is located in the Patriot Place Plaza near the ProShop and CBS Scene.)

1:15 pm - UMass Minuteman Marching Band plays to greet the UMass team in the plaza at Pep Rally. The event will feature the UMass Cheerleaders, UMass Drum Corps, the Colonial Honor Guard and Sam The Minuteman

1:15 pm - UMass team walks through Pep Rally on the way to Gillette Stadium

1:30 pm - UMass Pep Rally officially begins at CBS Scene



2:00 pm - Gillette Stadium gates open

2:00 pm - Player Will Call opens (The UNH Team Will Call will be located at the Bank of America stadium gates. UMass Team Will Call will be located at the Patriot Place Plaza stadium gates.)

2:06 pm - Teams may take field for warm-ups

3:30 pm - Comcast SportsNet On The Air

3:36 pm - Kickoff for the Colonial Clash

Halftime - UMass Minuteman Marching Band and the UNH Band will each perform.

PARKING a. Fans arriving from I-495 (South) will park in the South lots of Gillette Stadium. These lots are on both sides of Route 1.

 b. Fans arriving from I-95 (Boston) will park in the North lots of Gillette Stadium. These lots are on both sides of Route 1.

 c. Fans with parking passes for either the West Club or East Club Lots will enter at P8 (from I-495) or P1 (from I-95).

 d. All spectator buses will park across Route 1 in P10.

 e. Post-game. There is to be no post-game tailgating in the parking lots.


    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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