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Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
Football A-Z Game Day Guide
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Release: 04/23/2015
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We are excited to welcome you to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and hope that you enjoy all of the new experiences of Duke Football Game Day. We appreciate your continued patience as we work to bring you a fully renovated Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium for the 2017 season.

Accessible Seating

All accessible seating locations at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium are assigned, ticketed seating areas.  Accessible seating is available throughout the stadium and for premium seating guests in Blue Devil Tower.  Guests can purchase tickets for accessible seating areas by visiting the Duke Ticket Office at Scott Family Athletics Performance Center, online at www.goduke.com/tickets, or over the phone at 919-681-2583 or 877-375-3853.  For more information on accessible seating, please review the Accessible Seating Policy and Accessible Seating Map.

Accessibility Accommodations and Information

Please find below a list of accessibility services currently provided at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. Prior to game day, please feel free to reach out to our disabilities coordinator at 919-668-6213 to help make arrangements for your visit if you have any special needs, questions, or concerns regarding our accessibility and accommodations.

General Public Accessible Parking for Guests with Disabilities  is available outside the Wilson Gate (east concourse) of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium in the Blue Zone Lot B-4 off of Wannamaker Drive.  Wannamaker Drive can be accessed via the Blue Zone Iron Gate on Duke University Road.  Additional parking is available in the Edens Lots on Towerview Road.  Towerview Road can be accessed from Duke University Road.  An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for guests with disabilities is available in the Blue Zone at the Wilson Gate.

Iron Duke Accessible Parking for Guests with Disabilities  is available in the Blue Zone Lot B-2 outside the Wilson Gate (east concourse) of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Iron Dukes who need accessible parking should contact the Iron Duke Office at 919-613-7575 to acquire a parking permit before game day.  An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for guests with disabilities is available in the Blue Zone at the Wilson Gate.

Accessible Lift-Equipped Van  An accessible lift-equipped van is available as needed for guests needing wheelchair lift assistance to/from the stadium.  Assistance van service is available from all Iron Duke and General Public game day parking lots.  Drop-off/pick-up points at the stadium are located outside the Wilson Gate (east concourse), at the Whitford Drive circle (Bostock Gate, Tribull Plaza & north concourse), and at the Grounds Lot bus stop (Powers Gate, Blue Devil Tower, west concourse).  Please notify a parking lot attendant upon arrival to request assistance van service.  

Wheelchair Assistance – Duke NROTC Guest Services representatives roam outside and inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and are available to provide wheelchair assistance to the stadium from the assistance van drop-off/pick-up points and to seating locations.  Guests who need wheelchair assistance should speak to the nearest Duke NROTC Guest Services representative or visit the Guest Services Desk located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19.

Entry Screening Accommodations – All guests and personal items (including assistive devices) are subject to screening and search before entering Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Guests with disabilities who are willing to utilize walk-through metal detectors are encouraged to do so; however these lanes are not accessible for wheelchairs and other assistive devices.  The designated Medical/Family Lanes at each entrance are accessible for all guests with disabilities.  Guests with medical devices should consult their doctor or device manufacturer if unsure of their ability to use a walkthrough metal detector.  Guests should notify Event Staff that they have a medical device and will be assisted through the screening process. For more information on the entry screening process, please review the Football Game Day Entry Screening Policy.

Accessible Seating for Guests with Disabilities  All accessible seating locations are assigned, ticketed seating areas.  Accessible seating is available throughout the stadium and for premium seating guests in Blue Devil Tower.  Guests can purchase tickets for accessible seating areas by visiting the Duke Ticket Office at Scott Family Athletics Performance Center, online at www.goduke.com/tickets, or over the phone at 919-681-2583 or 877-375-3853.  Guests can exchange tickets for accessible seating on game day at the Wilson Gate Ticket Booth, Powers Gate Ticket Booth, and Duke Ticket Office at Scott Family Athletics Performance Center.  For more information on accessible seating, please review the Accessible Seating Policy and Accessible Seating Map.

Elevators – Elevator access to field level is permitted only for appropriately credentialed staff and guests with disabilities to access field level accessible seating. The elevator is located on the concourse behind Section 32.  In Blue Devil Tower, elevators are available for Club Level and Delta Suite Level guests to the stadium concourse and for floor access.  Press Level elevator access is available at the press entrance on the concourse behind Section 23 inside the NW Staff/Credential Entrance.

Assistive Listening Devices – Assistive listening devices are available upon request.  Guests who need an assistive listening device should contact the nearest Duke NROTC Guest Services representative or visit the concourse Guest Services Desk located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19.  In Blue Devil Tower, guests can visit the Guest Services Desk on the Club Level or Delta Suite Level for assistance.

Accessible Restrooms for Guests with Disabilities – Accessible men’s restrooms are located behind Sections 1, 25, 29, and 32 and on each level of Blue Devil Tower. Accessible women’s restrooms are located behind Sections 2, 24, 28, and 31 and on each level of Blue Devil Tower. Prior to gates opening, please use the accessible portable restrooms that are located throughout the parking areas.  For portable restroom locations around campus, please see the portable restroom map under “Restrooms” below.

Accessible Gender Neutral & Family Restroom – Accessible Gender Neutral restrooms are available behind Section 11 and on field level.  Accessible Gender Neutral & Family Restrooms are available behind Section 26 under Blue Devil Tower and on each floor of Blue Devil Tower.

Lactation Room – A lactation room is available in Scott Family Athletics Performance Center for mothers requesting accommodations. Guests should go to the Bostock Gate for assistance and re-entry accommodations.  Event Staff in Scott Family Athletics Performance Center will assist with directions and access.  Guests will be screened and any personal items inspected, searched and tagged prior to returning to the stadium. In Blue Devil Tower, mothers requesting accommodations should visit the Club Level or Delta Suite Level Guest Services Desk.

Stadium Lighting Effects – may be used on game day, including blackout and pulsating effects.  Guests suffering from epilepsy or other visual light stimulation effects are advised to see stadium medical staff at the Section 20 First Aid Station upon entering the stadium for more information.

Emergency or Severe Weather Evacuation Procedures  If an emergency or severe weather evacuation arises, Event Staff and Duke NROTC Guest Services representatives will be available to assist Guests with disabilities who request assistance in exiting the stadium or seeking safe shelter.  All emergency or severe weather PA announcements are accompanied by visual messaging on the stadium video board and Blue Devil Tower televisions.

ADA Ticket Fraud – includes, but is not limited to, the misrepresentation of a disability. Duke Athletics reserves the right to take appropriate action regarding misrepresentation, which may result in relocation, revocation of tickets or removal from the stadium.


Alcohol


It is strictly prohibited to bring alcohol into Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Individuals violating this policy are subject to ejection from the stadium.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices are available upon request.  Guests who need an assistive listening device should visit the concourse Guest Services Desk located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19.  In Blue Devil Tower, guests can visit the Guest Services Desk on the Club Level or Delta Suite Level for assistance.

ATM - BB&T

There are no ATMs inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. A BB&T-ATM is located outside Scott Family Athletics Performance Center next to the Ticket Office windows. The BB&T ATM only dispenses cash ($20 increments) and does not take deposits.  Stadium concession stands and merchandise areas accept cash and credit/debit cards.

Bag Policy

Following the best practices recommended by the Department of Homeland Security and National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, additional security measures will be in place for all football games at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. These measures aim to provide a safer environment for all in attendance and improve the guest experience by expediting screening and entry into the stadium.

Bags or purses of any kind (including but not limited to backpacks, duffel bags, tote bags, fanny packs, drawstring/cinch bags, messenger bags, plastic grocery bags, camera bags, binocular bags, etc.) are not permitted to enter Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium on football game days.  

The following will be permitted following screening:

• Wristlets/clutches (with or without a strap) that fit in the palm of the hand (no larger 5” x 8” x 1”).
• DukeStores merchandise bags with receipt for purchase. Please note that all other restrictions on prohibited items still apply to DukeStores purchases, including restrictions on artificial noisemakers, bags, balls, drink containers, laser pointers, selfie sticks, and other items.
• Bags for medical and/or childcare needs.
• Bags for credentialed game day staff.
 
Guests with wristlets/clutches may use any lane in the screening area. Wristlets/clutches should be placed in the provided bin for inspection.

Ticketed guests entering with DukeStores merchandise bags and bags for medical and/or childcare needs must use the designated Medical/Family Lane located at each gate screening area. The Medical/Family Lane is located at the far right of the Bostock Gate and Powers Gate screening areas and the far left of the Wilson Gate and Finch-Yeager Bridge screening areas. Signage and staff will be present to help direct guests.  Bags will be searched and tagged for entry into the stadium.

Credentialed staff with bags should use the designated credential screening areas on the pedestrian paths outside the northeast and northwest gates. Bags will be searched and tagged for entry into the stadium.

For the safety of all in attendance, bags/items are not permitted to be left unattended outside of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Unattended items found outside the stadium will be disposed of or dealt with in in a manner deemed appropriate by stadium officials.  Duke University and Duke Athletics are not responsible for loss of any unattended items.


Banner/Signage Policy

Banners and signs are permitted inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Duke Athletics reserves the right to prohibit or remove any a banner or sign that obstructs the view of other fans, obscures stadium signage, can be considered an advertisement, or is determined to be obscene, vulgar, indecent, inappropriate, or derogatory. 

Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame


The Duke Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame is open to all fans on Duke Football game days beginning at 9:00 AM or five (5) hours prior to kick-off, whichever is later.  The area closes fifteen (15) minutes before kick-off.  The Duke Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame is located adjacent to Blue Devil Alley on the second floor of the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Building.  Guests should enter the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Building from the north side of Cameron Indoor Stadium (Blue Devil Alley side) via the stairwell or from the breezeway on the west side of Cameron Indoor Stadium between Cameron Indoor Stadium and the Krzyzewski Center for Athletic Excellence.

Blue Devil Alley

Blue Devil Alley is located in Krzyzewskiville outside the Bostock Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Blue Devil Alley opens two and a half (2.5) hours prior to each game and closes thirty (30) minutes prior to kick-off.  Blue Devil Alley features the Blue Devil Team Walk, Duke student tailgating, and group hospitality areas.

Click here for more information on Game Day Hospitality.

Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (Radio)

Before every home game, join the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network broadcast team of Bob Harris, Wes Chesson, Anthony Dilweg, and John Roth for the hour-long Coca-Cola Tailgate Show in Tribull Plaza outside the Bostock Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Stop by the stage as the guys breakdown the Blue Devils’ opponent and catch some special guest interviews. The Coca-Cola Tailgate Show airs live on the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network.

Fans can listen to all of the action for every Duke Football game on the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network or worldwide on Duke Inside Access. Check out a complete list of affiliates of the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network.

Blue Devil Team Walk

Fans line the sidewalk from Blue Devil Alley to the Bostock Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium for the Blue Devil Team Walk two (2) hours and fifteen (15) minutes prior to each home game. Welcome and cheer on the Duke Football team as they arrive at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium for game day.

Click here for more information on Game Day Hospitality.

Blue Devil Tower Access

Access to Blue Devil Tower on football game days is restricted to Club Level and Delta Suite Level ticket holders and staff with appropriate credentials.

Camera Policy

Hand-held still cameras are permitted for personal use only.  Cameras with a lens longer than four (4) inches, video cameras, and bags/cases are not permitted in Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Club Blue Devil

Join all of your fellow Duke Football fans at Club Blue Devil located in McClendon Plaza between Cameron Indoor Stadium and the Krzyzewski Center, kick-off your pre-game festivities each Saturday home game this Duke Football season.  You, your family and friends need to check out our newest addition to the Duke football tailgating experience, Club Blue Devil.  This premier pre-game tailgate features flat screen TVs showcasing the best games in college football, cookout food buffet, Coca-Cola products, and Anheuser-Busch products and wine. Food options are available for $3 and $7, Coca-Cola products are available for $3 and Anheuser-Busch products & wine will be available for $7.  Club Blue Devil is available starting two and half (2.5) hours prior to kickoff outside the Bostock Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium Gate in McClendon Plaza between Cameron Indoor Stadium and the Krzyzewski Center.

Concessions

Stands and carts serving a variety of food and Coca-Cola products are located throughout the Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium concourse. There are no concessions stands on field level. Stands open two (2) hours prior to kick-off. Click here for a list of vendors and their locations on the concourse.

Conduct 

Duke Athletics expects all guests to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times before, during, and after the game.  We expect all guests to treat other guests, players, coaches, and officials with courtesy.  Please join us in creating a fun, safe, family atmosphere at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium by not:

• Interfering with other guests’ ability to enjoy the game;
• Using/displaying foul or abusive language or gestures;
• Appearing to be intoxicated or in a diminished capacity;
• Failing to produce a ticket upon request or sitting in a seat that does not match your ticket;
• Entering the playing field or restricted access areas;
• Smoking except in designated areas;
• Throwing objects onto the field or within the stadium; or
• Otherwise being disorderly.

Guests should contact Event Staff or the nearest police officer if they feel someone is acting inappropriately.  Violators are subject to ejection and possible arrest.  Repeated offenses will result in the loss of season or student ticket privileges.  

If you need help at a game:
• Contact the nearest Event Staff member.
• Text “DUKE (issue and location)” to 69050 – message & data rates may apply.
• Call the Operations Center at 919-668-5777.


Dining

Durham Travel Guide

Elevator

Elevator access to field level is permitted only for appropriately credentialed staff and guests with disabilities to access field level accessible seating. The elevator is located on the concourse behind Section 32.  

In Blue Devil Tower, elevators are available for Club Level and Delta Suite Level guests to the stadium concourse and for floor access.  Press Level elevator access is available at the press entrance on the concourse behind Section 23 inside the NW Staff/Credential Entrance.

Emergency Preparedness

  • During any emergency inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, follow the directions of the PA announcer, Event Staff, and emergency responders.  
• Always designate a pre-determined location both inside and outside the stadium to meet friends and family in case you get separated or in the event of an emergency.
• Upon arriving at your seat location, locate the nearest exit and an alternate exit in case of an emergency.
• See Something, Say Something – If you see or become aware of any activity that is unusual, suspicious, or causes you concern, report the activity to the nearest police officer or Event Staff.  
• Emergency vehicles may be present in and around Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Please do not obstruct the path of travel of an emergency vehicle or interfere with any of their operations.  Vehicles blocking emergency vehicles, exits, or traffic are subject to being towed at the owner's expense.   Please do not obstruct any exits or exit pathways.
• Monitor the weather prior to the game and take any necessary precautions to protect your family and friends should severe weather be encountered before, during, or after the game.  In the event of severe weather during the game, please be prepared to evacuate Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and return to your car.  For more information, please see “Severe Weather Procedures” below. 

Emergency Medical Assistance/First Aid


For first aid and emergency medical assistance, please visit the first aid stations located on the concourse behind Section 3, 4, 20, 28 and on each floor of Blue Devil Tower.  Emergency Medical Operations are staffed by Duke Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Emergency Physicians and Nurses, Durham County EMS, Duke LifeFlight, and Duke EMS.  In case of emergency, please contact the nearest staff member for assistance or call Duke Police at 919-684-2444 or 9-1-1. 

Entertainment

Entry and Screening Policy

Following the best practices recommended by the Department of Homeland Security and National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, additional security measures will be in place for all football games at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. These measures aim to provide a safer environment for all in attendance and improve the guest experience by expediting screening and entry into the stadium.

All persons – game day staff, ticketed guests, and Duke undergraduate and graduate/professional students – are subject to screening before entering Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. Walk-through metal detectors will be the primary means of screening. For guests who are unable to utilize a walk-through metal detector, hand-held metal detectors will be used with physical pat-downs as a final alternative option.  Any person who does not consent to screening will be denied entry into the stadium. For more information on the entry screening process, please review the Entry Screening Policy.  For more information on what is and is not allowed in Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium on game day, please see the Bag Policy, Permitted Items and Prohibited Items sections in this guide.

Screening areas are located outside all entrances to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and pedestrian paths immediately outside the stadium.  Tickets or credentials are not required at the screening areas and guests. Tickets or credentials are required for stadium entry and will be checked by Event Staff at the stadium gates. Designated Medical/Family Lanes are available for guests who require accessible screening accommodations.

All screening areas and gates to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium open two (2) hours prior to kick-off. Guests may freely enter/exit through screening areas but there is no stadium re-entry once a ticket has been scanned for entry at the stadium gates.

To help ensure that guests are in their seats for kick-off, all guests are encouraged to make their way to the stadium gates at least one (1) hour prior to game time. Each game day, look and listen for stadium fireworks to announce when it’s one (1) hour to kick-off!

Guests with tickets in hand are strongly encouraged to use the screening area and stadium gate closest to their parking area or pre-game event location and circulate to their seating area on the stadium concourse. In many cases, this will expedite entry and eliminate the need for guests to pass through multiple screening areas.

• Bostock Gate – provides entry on the north concourse and is recommended for guests visiting the Duke Ticket Office at Scott Family Athletics Performance Center, Club Blue Devil, Johnson Family Team Store
• Wilson Gate – provides entry on the east concourse and is recommended for all guests utilizing accessible parking in the Blue Zone and Edens Lots, group hospitality events in Blue Devil Alley and the IM Building
• Powers Gate – provides entry on the west concourse and is recommended for guests visiting the Coca-Cola Fan Zone and Blue Devil Tower guests parked in the Grounds Lot with mobility concerns.
• Finch-Yeager Bridge – provides entry to Blue Devil Tower for Club Level and Delta Suite Level guests.

Designated staff/credential entrances are located at the northeast gate behind Section 9 on the east concourse, northwest gate behind Section 22 on the west concourse, and on the Finch-Yeager Bridge. 


Food and Beverage

Outside food and beverage are prohibited. (Exceptions: Medical & childcare reasons)

Group Hospitality Information

Group and corporate hospitality areas are located in Blue Devil Alley. For more information or to order tailgate packages, please contact David Brochu at 919-668-5728 or hospitality@duaa.duke.edu. Click here for more information on Game Day Hospitality.


Guest Services

Duke NROTC Guest Services representatives are available on the concourse and roaming outside the stadium gates to assist provide assistance, stadium and campus maps, and directions as needed.  Outside the stadium, Guest Services Gazebos are located in Blue Devil Alley and on Bassett Drive.  On the stadium concourse, the Guest Services Desk is located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19.  Guests needing wheelchair assistance to their seating sections should speak to the nearest Duke NROTC Guest Services representative.

In Blue Devil Tower, Guest Services Desks operated by Blue Devil Premium Services are located in the Pitts Family Lobby on the Club Level, in the Delta Suite Level Lobby, and on the Press Level.

Hotels

Lactation Room


A lactation room is available in Scott Family Athletics Performance Center for mothers requesting accommodations. Guests should go to the Bostock Gate for assistance and re-entry accommodations.  Event Staff in Scott Family Athletics Performance Center will assist with directions and access.  Guests will be screened and any personal items inspected, searched and tagged prior to returning to the stadium.

In Blue Devil Tower, mothers requesting accommodations should visit the Club Level or Delta Suite Level Guest Services Desk.

Lost Children and Tag-A-Kid Program

Parents/guardians reporting or inquiring about lost children should contact the nearest police officer, Event Staff, or Guest Services representative.  Officers and Event Staff will immediately contact the Operations Center with all important information about the child.  This information will be disseminated to all relevant parties at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

If a police officer, Event Staff or Guest Services representative finds a lost child, every effort will be made to quickly return the child to his/her parents or guardians.  If a child's seat location can be determined, staff will try to return the child to his/her seat. A police officer will stay with the child until his/her parents or guardians arrive.  If the parents/guardians cannot be located at their seat location in a reasonable amount of time, the police officer may bring the child to the Operations Center until the parties are reunited.

To expedite the return of a lost child back to his/her seat, guests are encouraged to register children at each game in the Tag-A-Kid Program at the Guest Services Desk located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19 and in Blue Devil Tower at the Club Level and Delta Suite Level Guest Services Desks. If children are not registered in the Tag-A-Kid Program, we suggest that parents/guardians place their child's ticket in the child's pocket to expedite his/her return in case he/she is separated from his/her parents/guardians.

Lost and Found

If any article is lost or found in the stadium, please inquire about or report the item to the Guest Services Desk behind Section 19 or nearest Duke Police officer.  Items turned into Duke Police or Guest Services Desk during the game will be remain at the Guest Services Desk for the duration of the game.  All lost and found items not picked up prior to the end of the game will be available for pick-up Monday mornings following home games by contacting Duke Game Operations at 919-668-5658 or gamedayops@duaa.duke.edu. Guests in Blue Devil Tower should contact Blue Devil Premium Services at 919-684-3331 or dwalker@duaa.duke.edu.

Merchandise

Be sure to show your Duke pride by purchasing officially-licensed Duke Merchandise at the various DukeStores merchandise locations around the Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

The Johnson Family Team Store, located in Scott Family Athletic Performance Center outside the Bostock Gate, is open on game days for your shopping convenience.  For store hours on game day, visit dukestores.duke.edu/hours.

Inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, merchandise stands are located around the concourse.  Each stand opens with stadium gates two (2) hours prior to kick-off.  

DukeStores merchandise bags with receipt for purchase will be permitted to enter Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium following screening. Please note that all other restrictions on prohibited items still apply to DukeStores purchases, including restrictions on artificial noisemakers, bags, balls, drink containers, laser pointers, selfie sticks, and other items.

Guests wishing to visit the Johnson Family Team Store after entering Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium should go to the Bostock Gate for assistance and re-entry accommodations.  In addition to ticket scanning, guests will receive a handout from Event Staff at the gate that must be presented at the Bostock Gate when they return for admission.  All guests will be screened and all purchases inspected, searched, and tagged prior to entering the stadium.

Parking and Traffic Information

Parking and Traffic Maps:

Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
Postgame Traffic Map
Bus Game Day Parking Map
Recommended Pedestrian Routes from Parking Lots
Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Layout Map

Directions

Iron Duke Recommended Ingress Directions
General Public Recommended Ingress Directions
Bus Recommended Ingress Directions
Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Recommended Ingress Directions

Real Time Traffic Information from NCDOT

North Carolina Game Day Parking

Due to the impact on daily campus operations, specific parking and traffic information for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th is still being finalized and will be announced closer to game day. Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for updates.

Parking Hours

 Iron Duke Parking Lots  will open at 6:00 AM each game day.

• General Public Parking Lots – The Jogging Trail Lot on NC 751/Cameron Blvd. and the Circuit Lots on Circuit Drive will open at 7:00 AM each game day. In general, additional lots will open (3) hours prior to kick-off.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and Virginia Tech game on November 5th, additional lots will open four (4) hours prior to kick-off.

• Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) Parking Lot  Small Circuit Lot  will be open from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM each Friday evening before game day.  The lot will re-open at 7:00 AM on game day.  The lot will close at 12:00 PM on Sunday after game day.

Parking Pricing

• General Public Parking Permit – all regular sized vehicles (less than 9 feet wide and 18 feet long) - $10.00 per vehicle per game.  All permits to be purchased at lot entrances.  Permits are CASH ONLY.

• General Public Bus Parking Permit – all buses (larger than 9 feet wide or 18 feet long) - $50.00 per bus per game.  Bus permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or at the Small Circuit Lot entrance on game day.  All game day purchases are CASH ONLY.  

• Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) Parking Permit – all recreational or oversized vehicles (larger than 9 feet wide or 18 feet long) - $50.00 per vehicle per game or $300.00 per vehicle for season.  RV/OV permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or at the Small Circuit Lot entrance on Friday prior to game day or on game day.  All purchases at the lot entrance are CASH ONLY.

• Duke University and Medical Center Employees – park in general public parking lots at no charge with a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit.

Parking Rules and Regulations

• Parking permits are non-transferable and cannot be duplicated for any reason.
• Parking permits cannot be combined to park recreational or oversized vehicle (RV/OV) outside the designated lot or to provide space for a tailgate party.
• Parking permits are valid only on Duke Football game days and must be displayed from the bearer’s rearview mirror at all times.
• Please bag all compost, recycling, and trash in the bags provided in the parking lot prior to departure. Bags can be left in the lots for crews to pick-up.
• All federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and ordinances apply, including those regarding the possession, dispensing, and use of alcoholic beverages.
• If your assigned lot is full, please see parking attendant for closest available location.   
• Please properly extinguish and dispose of charcoal and other flammables.  Please dispose of charcoal in the marked containers in each lot.  DO NOT THROW AWAY OR LEAVE charcoal or other flammables in the parking lots.

Bus Parking

Bus Parking and Traffic Map
Bus Recommended Ingress Directions

Bus parking is available in the Small Circuit Lot off of Circuit Drive.  Buses are permitted to drop off their guests at the roundabout on Towerview Road.  To access this drop-off point, buses must enter campus at the intersection of Towerview Road and Duke University Road.  After dropping off guests, buses will be directed to take Towerview Road and turn right at Duke University Road, turn right at NC-751/Cameron Blvd., turn right on Erwin Road, turn right on LaSalle Street, and turn right on Circuit Drive for parking in the Small Circuit Lot.  The cost for bus parking is $50 per game.  All game day purchases at the lot entrance are CASH ONLY.  

Buses are permitted to pick-up their guests at the roundabout on Towerview Road and must be staged at the start of the 4th quarter.  For staging, all buses should turn right onto Circuit Drive, turn left onto Towerview Road and go straight on Towerview to the roundabout.  All buses will be staged facing Duke University Road for departure.   

Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for updates on specific bus parking information for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.

Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) Parking

Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Rules and Regulations
Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Layout
Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Recommended Ingress Directions
Pregame Parking and Traffic Map

For the purpose of Duke Football game days, a recreational or oversized vehicle (RV/OV) is any vehicle wider than 9 feet or longer than 18 feet.  RV/OVs require special parking arrangements because they do not fit in a normal parking spot and affect pedestrian and vehicular traffic.  RV/OV parking is available only in the Small Circuit Lot which can be accessed via LaSalle Street off Erwin Road.  The cost for RV/OV parking is $50.00 per game or $300.00 for the season.  RV/OV permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or, if space is available, at the Small Circuit Lot entrance on Friday prior to game day or on game day.  All permit purchases at the lot entrance on the Friday prior to game or on game day are CASH ONLY.

RV/OV parking spaces in the Small Circuit Lot are 54 feet long by 18 feet wide and the lot is paved.  The lot is not completely level; therefore, levelers will be required for most spots.  There are no reserved parking spaces and spaces cannot be held for other guests.  All RV/OVs will be parked by Duke parking staff upon arrival to maximize parking in the lot.  RV/OVs are permitted to bring one (1) tow trailer or vehicle.  The tow trailer or vehicle must fit within the designated parking space.  No additional parking is available on or off campus for tow vehicles or trailers.  

For Saturday games, access to the RV/OV Lot begins at 6:00 PM on the Friday prior to game day.  Access ends at 12:00 PM on Sunday after game day.  For ease of access, it is recommended that all RV/OVs be parked a minimum of three (3) hours prior to kick-off.  

Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for updates on specific RV/OV parking information for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.   

Iron Duke Parking Information

Game Day Informational Handouts – will be distributed at all game day parking lot entrances by parking attendants.  Each handout lists helpful game day information including game day security reminders, prohibited items and text message assistance.

Iron Duke Parking - For information on obtaining an Iron Duke parking permit, please visit www.irondukes.net or call 919-613-7575.  

Iron Duke Parking for Persons with Disabilities - is available in the Blue Zone B-2 Lot just outside the Wilson Gate (East Concourse) of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Iron Dukes who need accessible parking should contact the Iron Duke Office at 919-613-7575 to acquire a parking permit before game day.  An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for guests with disabilities is available outside the Wilson Gate.

An accessible lift-equipped van will be available from all Iron Duke parking lots as needed for guests needing wheelchair lift assistance.  Please notify a parking lot attendant upon arrival to request van service.

Recommended Iron Duke Pre-Game Ingress Routes - Duke Athletics, Parking and Transportation, and Duke Police encourage Iron Dukes to follow the recommended ingress directions to their designated lot linked below.  A detailed map of the planned ingress routes for all football games is linked below.  A map to each lot from the recommended campus entrance(s) is shown on the back of all Iron Duke parking permits.  Please take note of the NCDOT signage located on NC 147, 15-501, and I-85 as well as the electronic signage around campus. Please have your Iron Duke parking permit hanging from your rearview mirror as you approach campus for ease of access at the Iron Duke checkpoints and for access into your designated parking area.  Please understand that traffic control officers are unable to answer questions without causing traffic delays.  

Ingress routes for some lots may change on a game-by-game basis with the progress of construction. Please follow the direction of uniformed officers and traffic staff.

Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
Iron Duke Recommended Ingress Directions
Recommended Pedestrian Routes from Parking Lots

Iron Duke Checkpoints - are set-up on the roads surrounding the Iron Duke parking lots to keep only necessary traffic on the interior roads of campus. All Iron Duke parking permit holders must have their Iron Duke parking permit hanging from their rearview mirror as they approach for access at these checkpoints and their designated lot.  Checkpoints are located at the following intersections:

• Intersection of Science Drive and NC 751/Cameron Blvd.
• Intersection of Towerview Road and Erwin Road
• Intersection of Chapel Drive and Duke University Road
• Intersection of Towerview Road from Duke University Road
• Intersection of NC 751/Cameron Blvd and Duke University Road

In general, checkpoints will become operational three (3) hours prior to kick-off and re-open one (1) hour post-game.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and Virginia Tech game on November 5th, checkpoints will become operational four (4) hours prior to kick-off.  Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for checkpoint operational times for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.

Towerview Road Closure – Due to high pedestrian traffic, Towerview Road will be closed from entrance to the Card Gym Lot to the roundabout at Towerview Road and Wannamaker Drive.  The closure will begin at least three (3) hours prior to each game and end one (1) hour post-game.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and Virginia Tech game on November 5th, closure will begin four (4) hours prior to kick-off.  Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for closure times for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.

Towerview Road Construction and One-Way Traffic – Due on-going construction on Towerview Road between Science Drive and Union Drive, traffic in this area of Towerview Road will be restricted to one lane. Beginning three (3) hours prior to each game, Towerview Road will be limited to one-way traffic heading east on Towerview Road from Science Drive to the roundabout at Towerview Road and Wannamaker Drive.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and the Virginia Tech game on November 5th, one-way traffic will begin four (4) hours prior to kick-off.  Traffic flow restrictions will end one (1) hour post-game.  Please check for traffic restrictions for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th. Outside the restricted traffic times, temporary traffic lights will control vehicle flow through the impacted area.

Duke University Road ClosureTo limit non-game day traffic, Duke University Road will be closed to all non-Iron Duke Traffic from NC 751/Cameron Blvd. and Anderson Street.  In general, this closure will begin three (3) hours prior to each game and end one (1) hour post-game.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and Virginia Tech game on November 5th, closure will begin four (4) hours prior to kick-off.  Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for closure times for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.

• Iron Duke Parking Lot Vehicle Removal Information

All vehicles parked in Iron Duke Parking Lots listed below without the proper Iron Duke parking permit for that lot must be removed prior to 6:00 AM on the Saturday of home football games – September 3rd, September 10th, October 1st , October 8th, and November 5th.  Vehicles can be parked in the Smith Warehouse Lot beginning on Friday at 5:00 PM and must be removed on Monday morning by 7:00 AM.   

• Blue Zone Lots - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Brooks Football Building Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Card Gym Lot – Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Chemistry Lot – Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Duke University Road Lots – Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Edens B & C Lots - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Frank Bassett Drive & Grounds Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Public Policy Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Science Drive Visitors’ Lot- Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Whitford Drive Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM

Please check www.goduke.com/gameday for lot closures and tow times for the North Carolina game on Thursday, November 10th.  Specific relocation information will be sent out to permit holders from Duke Parking and Transportation Services on game week.

All vehicles that are not removed will be towed at the owner’s expense.  Vehicles with a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit will be towed to the Smith Warehouse Lot located on South Buchanan Blvd between West Main Street and West Chapel Hill Street.  Vehicles without a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit will be towed and impounded.  To regain possession of an impounded vehicle, contact Duke Police at (919) 684-2444.  Email reminders will be sent out to all permit holders from Duke Parking and Transportation Services on Wednesday of each game week. Additionally, signage will be placed at the entrances to the lot beginning one (1) week prior to game day.

General Public Parking Information

Game Day Informational and Directional Handouts – will be distributed at all game day parking lot entrances by parking attendants.  Each handout lists helpful game day information including game day security reminders, prohibited items and text message assistance.  For general public parking lots, these handouts will be color-coded (as shown on this General Public Parking Lots Map) and include the lot name, street, and location relative to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium to help guests identify and locate their game day parking location.

General Public Recommend Pre-Game Ingress Routes - Duke Athletics, Duke Parking and Transportation Services, and Duke Police encourage the general public follow the recommended ingress directions for general public parking lots linked below.  These routes may not be the shortest or most direct route from your origination point, but they will be the quickest route to access the general public parking areas while avoiding Iron Duke traffic.  A detailed map of the planned ingress routes for all football games is also linked below.  Please take note and follow the information on the NCDOT electronic signage located on NC 147, 15-501, and I-85 as well as electronic signage located around campus.  Please understand that traffic control officers are unable to answer questions without causing traffic delays.  

Ingress routes for some lots may change on a game-by-game basis with the progress of construction. Please follow the direction of uniformed officers and traffic staff.

Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
General Public Recommend Ingress Directions


1610 AM
– Tune into 1610 AM when approaching the Duke campus for information on general public parking on Duke Football game days.  The message begins at 7:00 AM and runs until the end of the first quarter.


General Public Drop-off and Pick-up Point for Persons with Disabilities – The General Public Drop-off and Pick-up Point for Guests with disabilities is available at the Wilson Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium in the Blue Zone lots on Wannamaker Drive.  Wannamaker Drive can be accessed via the Blue Zone Iron Gate on Duke University Road.

General Public Parking for Guests with Disabilities
– General Public Parking for guests with disabilities is available outside the Wilson Gate in the Blue Zone B-4 Lot on Wannamaker off of Duke University Road.  Additional parking is available in the Edens Lots on Towerview Road.

An accessible lift-equipped van will be available from all General Public Parking Lots as needed for guests needing wheelchair lift assistance.  Please notify a parking lot attendant upon arrival to request van service.  Drop-off/pick-up points at the stadium are located outside the Wilson Gate (east concourse), at the Whitford Drive circle (Bostock Gate, Tribull Plaza & north concourse), and at the Grounds Lot bus stop (Powers Gate, Blue Devil Tower, west concourse).

General Public Drop-off and Pick-Up Point  General Public wishing to drop-off guests in close proximity to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium may do so in front of the Duke Chapel on Chapel Drive.  To access the drop-off point, guests should enter campus at the intersection of Campus Drive and Anderson Street and proceed to the Chapel Drive circle.  Upon arrival at the circle, notify the traffic control staff of your need to drop-off/pick-up guests by the Chapel.  The staff will coordinate the drop-off/pick-up and then direct the vehicle to the closest available General Public parking lot or egress point.

General Public Park and Walk Lots 
Guests wishing to park and walk to the stadium can find General Public parking available in the Jogging Trail, (Pink Zone) Large Circuit Lot and PG9 (Research Drive Garage) (Purple Zone), and Campus and Anderson Lot (Yellow Zone). The cost to park in these lots is $10.00 per vehicle per game, CASH ONLY.  Duke University students and employees with a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit will be permitted to park free of charge.  Walk times from the respective lots are listed below:

• Jogging Trail (Pink Zone) – 6 minutes
• Campus and Anderson Lot (Yellow Zone) – 12 minutes
• Large Circuit Lot (Purple Zone) – 14 minutes
• PG9 (Research Drive Garage) (Purple Zone) – 19 minutes

Please find the pre-game parking and traffic map and a map of the recommended pedestrian routes from the general public parking lots linked below.

- Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
- Recommended Pedestrian Routes from General Public Lots

General Public Courtesy Shuttle Lots – Guests wishing to limit their walk time may take advantage of the General Public courtesy shuttle lots.  All shuttles are accessible for guests with disabilities.  General Public courtesy shuttle parking is available in PG1 (Medical Center Garage) and H-Lot (Gray Zone).  The cost to park in these lots is $10.00 per vehicle per game, CASH ONLY.  Duke employees with a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit will be permitted to park free of charge.  

In general, the courtesy shuttle lots open three (3) hours prior to kick-off with shuttle operating hours from three (3) hours prior to kick-off to one (1) hour post-game.  For the NC Central game on September 3rd and Virginia Tech game on November 5th, the courtesy shuttle lots will become operational four (4) hours prior to kick-off.

Pick-up/drop-off points for the courtesy shuttle are located next to the parking areas at the corner of Flowers Drive and Yearby Avenue and the corner of Trent Drive and Flowers Drive.  The shuttle will run every 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic volume, and will drop-off/pick-up at the Duke Chapel.  The approximate walk-time from the Chapel to the Bostock and Wilson Gates of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium is five (5) minutes.  Guests with disabilities that use the courtesy shuttle should follow the directional signage posted designating accessible paths.  Post-game guests should queue in lines at the Duke Chapel to ride the courtesy shuttle back to PG1 and the H-Lot.

Please find the pre-game parking and traffic map showing the shuttle pick-up/drop-off points as well as the shuttle route linked below.

Pregame Parking and Traffic Map

Bull City Connector - The Bull City Connector is a fare-free, hybrid-electric bus service that connects downtown Durham with the Duke University campus. The route provides direct access to Duke and includes stops along Main Street and Erwin Road. The service also includes a stop at Durham Station, the city's transportation hub with public bus service and within walking distance of the American Tobacco Campus and the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bull City Connector is also ideal for bicyclists, who can ride to a Connector stop and take their bike to campus by using a bike rack on the front of the bus.

The easiest way to get to games using the Bull City Connector is to get off at Duke Hospital South on Trent Road. From Duke Hospital South, walk on the sidewalk down Flowers Drive and cut up to the West Campus Quad. Walk all the way down the Quad until you reach Towerview Road. Cross Towerview Road and follow the sidewalk to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. Click here for a map to show you where to go.

Rideshare/Taxi Services/Hotel Shuttles
Drop-off/Pick-Up Location – The designated drop-off/pick-up location for all taxis, hotel shuttles, and rideshare services is located at the entrance to the Edens C Lot on Towerview Road, between Duke University Road and the traffic circle at the intersection of Towerview Road and Wannamaker Drive. Services attempting to drop-off/pick-up at other locations near the stadium will be denied access and directed to this location.  Assistance services, including a lift-equipped van, will be available to assist guests with disabilities to the stadium from this location.


Miscellaneous Parking and Traffic Information

I-40/I-440 Road Closures – The I-40/I-440 area of South Raleigh will have travel lanes closed for months at a time through Spring 2017. Click here for alternate routes and additional project information from NCDOT.

Duke University and Medical Center Employee Parking  Duke University and Medical Center faculty, staff, and employees can receive free parking on football game days in the general public parking lots by presenting a valid 2017 or 2018 Duke University parking permit at the lot entrances.  For information on general public parking lot locations, see the General Public Parking Information above.  Students, employees, and guests wishing to access Campus Drive or Chapel Drive within three (3) hours prior to kick-off will need to access these locations via Anderson Street.  Those needing to access to the Law School and Fuqua parking areas must do so at least three (3) hours prior to kick-off or acquire an Iron Duke Parking Permit for those lots from the respective school administrations. Once inside three (3) hours prior to kick-off (or when checkpoints become operational), all non-Iron Duke parking permit traffic will be diverted to the general public parking areas.

Tailgating  is permitted in all surface lots. Tents, tables, tarps or canopies ARE NOT permitted if they impede foot or vehicular traffic or if they extend into additional parking space.  One (1) Iron Duke parking permit or one (1) general public parking permit equals one (1) space.  Iron Duke parking permits or General Public parking permits cannot be combined to park a recreational or oversized vehicle (RV/OV) in any lot other than the designated RV/OV parking lot.   All federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and ordinances apply, including those regarding the possession, dispensing, and use of alcoholic beverages.  Please bag all compost, recycling, and trash in the bags provided in the parking lot prior to departure. Bags can be left in the lots for crews to pick-up.  Please properly extinguish and dispose of charcoal and other flammables.  Please dispose of charcoal in the marked containers in each lot.  DO NOT THROW AWAY OR LEAVE charcoal or other flammables in parking lots.

• Zero Waste Game Day – Trash, recycling, and compost bags will be distributed free of charge in all parking lots at bag stations located at the portable restrooms.  Please separate recyclables and compostable items from trash and leave the bags in your parking spot for crews to pick-up.

Recommended Post-Game Egress Routes  Please follow the direction of uniformed officers, traffic control officers, and parking staff in the parking lots and on the roads surrounding campus at all times.  Officers and staff are in place to help expedite your egress from the game day parking areas.  A detailed map of the post-game egress for all football games is linked below.

Egress routes for some lots may change on a game-by-game basis with the progress of construction. Please follow the direction of uniformed officers and traffic staff.

Postgame Traffic Map

Parking Disclaimer

Duke University assumes no responsibility for loss through fire, theft, collision, or otherwise to a car or its contents. Vehicles are parked at Owner's Risk.  Please lock your vehicle and secure all valuables.

Parking Emergency Information

In case of emergency, please dial 919-684-2444 for Duke Police Emergency Dispatch or 9-1-1 for Durham County.  Duke Police will be the primary responder on-campus for emergency calls.  Durham Police will be the primary responder off-campus for emergency calls.  If an emergency occurs and authorities are contacted, please designate someone in your party to help direct emergency personnel to the emergency location.

Parking and Traffic Updates

For specific information for each Duke Football home game day, please visit www.goduke.com/gameday regularly during the season.  For up to the minute information regarding operational, parking, and traffic updates on game day, follow Duke Game Operations on Twitterwww.Twitter.com/Duke_GAMEDAY.

Permitted Items

The following items are permitted to enter Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium on football game days following screening.  Guests with these items may use any lane in the screening area.  Coats, blankets, rain apparel, and seat cushions without metal can be carried through the walk-through metal detector.  Others items should be placed in the provided bin or on the table at the screening lane for inspection and search.

• Binoculars (no cases)
• Blankets
• Cameras (no cases & less lens than 4 inches)
• Coats
• Rain Apparel
• Seat Cushions & Stadium Chairs
• Small Radios with Headphones
• Umbrellas (cannot be opened in seating areas)
• Wristlets/clutches that fit in the palm of the hand


Pets

All pets (including dogs) are prohibited inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. (Exception: Service animals assisting those with disabilities)

Press Level Access

Only credentialed personnel are permitted on the Press Level of Blue Devil Tower.  All media should contact the Duke Sports Information office at least two (2) days prior to kick-off to reserve a credential.

Programs

Game flip cards are available free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis on the concourse, at the concourse Guest Services Desk behind Section 19, and the Guest Services Desks on the Club Level and Delta Suite Level of Blue Devil Tower.

Prohibited Items

For the safety and game day experience of all guests, the following items are prohibited from entering Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium:

• Alcoholic beverages
• Artificial noisemakers
• Bags (per the Bag Policy guidelines above)
• Balloons
• Balls and Frisbees
• Cameras w/lens over 4 inches
• Coolers and Containers (ice chests, thermoses, cups, bottles, or other like containers)
• Hazardous Materials
• Items obstructing sightlines of other guests
• Laser Pointers
• Outside chairs (lounge chairs, folding chairs, etc.)
• Outside food and beverage (exception: medical and childcare reasons)
• Pets (exception: service animals)
• Selfie Sticks
• Shoes with wheels (wheelies)
• Video Cameras
• Weapons

All guests and personal items are subject to search prior to entry.  Duke University reserves the right to deny anyone or anything from entering the stadium. Any such items can be checked at the Item Check located at Kennedy Tower (excluding alcohol, hazardous materials, outside food & drinks, pets, and weapons), returned to personal vehicles and/or discarded. The owner assumes all risk for items left at Item Check.

For the safety of all in attendance, bags/items are not permitted to be left unattended outside of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Unattended items found outside the stadium will be disposed of or dealt with in in a manner deemed appropriate by stadium officials.  Duke University and Duke Athletics are not responsible for loss of any unattended items.

Restrooms

Prior to entering Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, please use the accessible portable restrooms located throughout the parking lots.  For portable restroom locations around campus click on the portable restroom layout below.

Portable Restroom Map

Restrooms inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium open two (2) hours prior to kick-off and are located throughout the concourse. Accessible men’s restrooms are located behind Sections 1, 25, 29, and 32. Accessible women’s restrooms are located behind Sections 2, 24, 28, and 31. Accessible gender neutral restrooms are located behind Section 11 and on field level. Accessible gender neutral & family restrooms are available behind Section 26 under the Blue Devil Tower.

Baby changing stations are available in the men’s restrooms behind Section 1, 25, 29, and 32, in the women’s restrooms behind Section 2, 24, 28, and 31, and in the accessible gender neutral & family restrooms behind Section 26.

In Blue Devil Tower, accessible restrooms, including an accessible gender neutral family restroom, are located on each level.

Re-Entry into Stadium

For the safety and security of all guests on football game days, stadium re-entry is no longer permitted at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
. Once a ticket is scanned for entry at the stadium gates, the holder will not be permitted to exit and re-enter the stadium. Special accommodations are in place at the Bostock Gate for guests wishing to visit the Johnson Family Team Store after entering the stadium and for access to lactation room accommodations.

In the event of severe weather or other scenarios that require evacuation of the stadium, guests will be permitted re-entry with a valid ticket stub when the stadium re-opens. All guests are subject to screening prior to re-entering the stadium.

Rideshare/Taxi Services/Hotel Shuttles

The designated drop-off/pick-up location for all taxis, hotel shuttles, and rideshare services (Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, etc.) is located at the entrance to the Edens C Lot on Towerview Road, between Duke University Road and the traffic circle at the intersection of Towerview Road and Wannamaker Drive. Services attempting to drop-off/pick-up at other locations near the stadium will be denied access and directed to this location.

Assistance services, including a lift-equipped van, will be available to assist guests with disabilities to the stadium from this location. 

Seat Lease and Rentals by IMG Seating

IMG College Seating is once again offering a way for football season ticket holders to enhance their comfort and game day experience at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium ... Duke Stadium Seats! Duke Stadium Seats are waterproof and come in team colors, featuring the Duke logo.  Seats are permanently attached at your seat location for the entire season.  Upgrade your game experience by bringing the comfort of home to Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. If your tickets are located in the “fold down” style seating areas, a MVP Seat will be installed at your location.  Duke Seats currently lease for just $40.00 (sales tax included), but will increase to $45.00 per seat after the first home game.  Blue Devil fans can order a seat online at www.dukeseats.com or by phone (1-877-421-6415) throughout the season.  Single game day rentals are also available on the concourse above Sections 4, 20, and 30 for $5.00 per game. 


Severe Weather Procedure

Duke University Police, Emergency Management, and Game Operations will monitor the weather 24 hours a day leading up to and through game day.  

If a storm producing severe weather will come within fifteen (15) miles of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, the PA Announcer will make an announcement to notify guests of the presence of severe weather (including lightning) and will notify guests that they may leave and re-enter the stadium later if they wish to seek shelter.  

A mandatory evacuation of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium will occur if a storm producing severe weather (including lightning) will come within an eight (8) mile radius of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  In the event of a mandatory evacuation, the PA Announcer will direct all guests to evacuate the stadium and seek shelter immediately.  In most scenarios, guests will be directed to their vehicles for shelter.  If it is unsafe for guests to return to their vehicles, the PA Announcer will designate the nearest safe shelter locations.  Event Staff and Guest Services representatives will be available to assist guests with disabilities in seeking shelter once an evacuation is activated.    

The stadium will remain closed until severe weather including lightning is clear of an eight (8) mile radius of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  Resumption of play will only occur once an all clear has been given and conditions are deemed safe after consultation among the Game Officials, Duke Emergency Management, Duke Police, Duke Game Operations, and the Atlantic Coast Conference.  Re-entry will be permitted with a valid ticket stub. Guests are subject to screening prior to re-entering the stadium.

Smoking

Smoking is permitted only in the designated smoking areas on the concourse. Smoking areas are located behind Section 4 inside the Wilson Gate and on the Powers Gate side of Blue Devil Tower behind Sections 23 and 30.  Smoking is prohibited in any other area of the concourse, field level, stadium seating areas, or Blue Devil Tower.

Social Media

Follow Duke Game Day (@Duke_GAMEDAY)
on Twitter and stay up to date on operational, parking, and traffic information for all of Duke’s home athletic games! 

Stadium Lighting Effects

Stadium lighting effects may be used on game day, including blackout and pulsating effects.  Guests suffering from epilepsy or other visual light stimulation effects are advised to see stadium medical staff at the Section 20 First Aid Station upon entering the stadium for more information.


Stadium Maps

Duke Football Game Day Experience Map
Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium Map

Ticket Information

Tickets for all Duke Football games and other sporting events are available at www.goduke.com/tickets or by calling the ticket office at 919-681-BLUE (2583).  Tickets are required for all guests age three (3) and older. Tickets are not required for children two (2) and under who sit on a parent/guardian’s lap.

Digital Ticketing

The 2016 Duke Football season will be the flagship year for digital ticketing!  

• Now instead of just mail or will call as available shipping methods, there are now multiple ways for you to do so.  On top of receiving your hard copy tickets, you can also login to your account at www.GoDuke.com/tickets and print your tickets for each game from home.  You can then bring that print-at-home ticket to the gate on game day to be scanned.  For even easier access on game day, you will now be able to login to your account at www.GoDuke.com/tickets and pull up your digital tickets on your mobile device via a QR codes. Mobile tickets do require active internet connection, so we suggest bringing a physical copy of your ticket(s) by using the Print-at-Home option as well.

• You can now also digitally transfer your tickets your friends and family!  You just need to know the email address and name of the person you would like to transfer your tickets to.  You can login to your account at www.GoDuke.com/tickets, and select the “Ticket Advance” button to begin the quick process.

• It is important to remember that once a ticket is scanned into the gates, the barcode on any other version of that ticket will be inactivated.   It is also very important to know the login and password associated with your ticket holder account, so that you can access all of these new capabilities.  If you do not know your login or password, please contact the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 919-681-2583.

Game Day Ticket Sales & Assistance

Beginning two (2) hours prior to kick-off, tickets may be purchased by visiting the Wilson Gate Ticket Booth, Powers Gate Ticket Booth, or the Duke Ticket Office at the Scott Family Athletics Performance Center (cash/credit/debit accepted at all locations). No refunds or exchanges (with the exception of accessible seating exchanges) are permitted.  At the end of the 1st quarter, all Ticket Sales will move to the Scott Family Athletics Performance Center.

Patrons with ticketing problems should go to the IMG Learfield Ticket Office Tent behind Section 20 and ask a staff member for a Duke Ticket Office representative.

Will Call Information

Media Will Call opens three (3) hours prior to kick-off at the Powers Gate Ticket Booth. All ticket will call locations open two (2) hours prior to kick-off. At the end of the 1st quarter, all will call will move to the Scott Family Athletics Performance Center.

All guests picking up tickets at will call locations must present a valid, state-issued, photo driver’s license or identification card.  

By NCAA rule, all guests picking up Duke and Visiting Team Player/Guest tickets must provide valid identification, sign for their ticket, and immediately enter the stadium.

Will Call Locations:
General Will Call: Tickets purchased through the Duke Ticket Office via phone or on-line
Location:  Scott Family Athletics Performance Center

Duke Student Ticket Pick-Up
Location:  Scott Family Athletics Performance Center

Duke Player/Guest Entrance: Tickets left by Duke Football Players & Staff for family and friends
Location: Bostock Gate Ticket Booth at the designated windows.

Visiting Team Player/Guest Entrance & Visiting Team Will Call: All tickets left by Visiting Team Players & Staff and tickets purchased thru Visiting Team ticket office
Location: Bostock Gate at the designated windows.

High School Coaches Will Call: High School Coaches only - must reserve week of game by contacting Duke Football Office at 919-684-2635
Location: Bostock Gate Ticket Booth at the designated window.

Media Will Call: All Media credentials requested through Duke Sports Information
Location: Powers Gate Ticket Booth

Blue Devil Tower Will Call
Location:  Powers Gate Ticket Booth

Cohen Family President’s Suite Will Call
Location: Powers Gate Ticket Booth

Transportation

Umbrellas

Umbrellas are permitted inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.  For courtesy and the safety all guests, we ask that umbrellas are not raised in seating areas.  Umbrellas may be raised on the concourse of the stadium.

Wheelchair Assistance

Duke NROTC Guest Services representatives roam outside and inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and are available to provide wheelchair assistance to the stadium from the accessibility van drop-off/pick-up points and to seating locations.  Guests who need wheelchair assistance should speak to the nearest Duke NROTC Guest Services representative or visit the Guest Services Desk located inside the Bostock Gate behind Section 19.

Zero Waste Initiatives

In 2015, Duke became the first school in the ACC to achieve a zero waste football game day, diverting 94% of waste from the landfill at the Pittsburgh game.  In 2016, Duke aims to become the first school to achieve a zero waste football season and divert >90% of waste from the landfill every game.  By separating recyclables and compostable items from trash and diverting these items from landfills, we can all help reduce the negative impacts of game day on our environment.

• Parking Lot Bag Stations – Trash, Recycling, and Compost Bags will be distributed free of charge in the parking lots at bag stations and by lot staff.  Separate recyclables and compostable items from trash during your pre-game festivities and simply leave the bags in your parking spot for crews to pick-up.

• Zero Waste Stations – are located in Blue Devil Alley, outside the Bostock, Powers, and Wilson Gates, and throughout the Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium concourse.  Separate containers for recyclables, compostable items, and trash are located at each station.  Information and volunteers will be posted at each station to help fans with what items should be placed in each container.

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