Rice Athletics Game Day Information

Important Links:

2014 Rice Football Fan Guide
2014 Football Parking Map
Directions to Rice University Campus
Ticket Information
Tailgating Information

Pre-Game Timeline

  • Parking Lots Open - 4 hours prior
  • Tailgate Owley Opens - 3 hours prior to kickoff
  • Player Entrance to Stadium (Gate 4) - Approximately 2 hours prior to kickoff
  • MOB in Tailgate Owley - 1 hour prior to kickoff
  • MOB Pregame Performance - 20 minutes prior to kickoff

General Rules

  • Concessions can be found in various locations around the stadium
  • Restrooms are located along the lower East and West concourses
  • Every person entering the stadium must have a ticket unless 2 years and under
  • Re-entry is allowed. Please see a gate attendant upon exit to get stamped
  • There will be no alcoholic beverages for sale at the concession stands
  • There will be beer served in The Roost, located on the upper East concourse
  • An ATM machine is located behind section 105

Gate Information

  • Gate 1 - Ticket Sales (Cash/Credit Card), Will Call, and Rice Player Pass
  • Gate 2 - Gate Entry
  • Gate 3 - Visiting Team Player Pass (Tickets ordered through Visiting Team), Ticket Sales (Cash Only)
  • Gate 4 - Ticket Sales (Cash/Credit Card), Media Will Call, Student Entrance


Current students of Rice University with valid Rice IDs are permitted free entry to all games by having their ID swiped. Students must sit in Sections 115-116, and these seats are available on a first come first serve basis. A student of Rice University can buy a guest ticket for the student section at a reduced price only in advance of an upcoming home football game.

Prohibited Items

  • No weapons of any kind
  • No pets (Exception: service animals)
  • Tobacco Products
  • Food and Beverages (Exception: 1 liter unopened bottle of water)
  • Unauthorized banners, signs or flags
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Oversized bags, briefcases, coolers, etc.
  • Recording Devices (professional cameras, tripods, etc.)
  • Laser Pointers
  • Umbrellas
Thank you for your continued cooperation and please be assured that your comfort and safety are our primary goals. Seating Polices
  • Proper behavior is expected from all of our guests
  • Foul/abusive language and/or rowdy behavior will not be tolerated and will be cause for ejection and/or arrest. Notify the nearest usher immediately if actions of this type occur near you.
  • Retain ticket stubs for ushers to verify proper seat location. Adults should ensure that children are in possession of their own ticket. This will facilitate reuniting the child with parents should they become separated.
  • Sit only in your assigned seat to avoid inconveniencing other guests.
  • Keep aisles clear at all times; emergency situations require that stairways be kept clear. Guests sitting or standing in the Stadium aisles jeopardize the safety of others.
  • Be prepared to show your ticket stub each time you enter your assigned seating section.
  • Entering the playing field without authorization or throwing objects is a violation of stadium rules and may prove hazardous. Offenders will be ejected and subject to arrest and prosecution.
  • Disabled seating is reserved for disabled guests and their companions only with valid accessible tickets.

Rice Stadium Parking Lots

Parking at Rice Stadium is free in most surrounding lots, with the exception of a few specific lots reserved for donors. Entry to lots is available four hours prior to kickoff. Please keep in mind that when tailgating at your vehicle, you may not set-up in adjoining parking spaces or in fire lanes.

Rice Stadium RV Parking

RV Parking is located southeast of Rice Stadium in West Lot 5. Parking for large RV vehicles is $50 per vehicle per game, and space is limited. This lot opens six hours prior to kickoff. Please call the parking office at (713) 348-2020 to reserve your RV spot.