Updated fan info for Marshall, WVU football scimmages at The Greenbrier

football600The Greenbrier, the historic American resort located in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, proudly announces that it will host Marshall University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 11, 2015 and West Virginia University’s intra-squad scrimmage on April 18 at the resort’s AdvoCare Sports Performance Center. 

Welcomed at a press conference held on March 16, 2015 in the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center at The Greenbrier were notable staff and alumni from each university. Present were Marshall University’s Chad Pennington, Marshall University Alumnus; Mike Hamrick, Athletic Director; and John Sutherland, Associate Athletic Director as well as West Virginia University’s Anthony Becht, West Virginia University Alumnus; Dana Holgorsen, Head Coach; Shane Lyons, Athletic Director; Michael Fragale, Associate Athletic Director; and Ben Murray, Mountaineer Athletic Club. These gentlemen came together to discuss the details of each individual team’s intra-squad scrimmage.

 

Fan Information

Fans are invited to attend on April 11, 2015 from 3pm to 5pm for Marshall University’s intra-squad scrimmage, and April 18, 2015 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm for West Virginia University’s intra-squad scrimmage. Admission to this event is complimentary. Transportation and parking will be $10 per person (required for adults and children). Walk-up ticket purchases will not be permitted.

Event Parking: For the April 11th Marshall University intra-squad scrimmage, parking will be utilized in White Sulphur Springs, WV in three designated lots. For the April 18th West Virginia University intra-squad scrimmage, parking will be located in White Sulphur Springs, as well as The State Fair of West Virginia parking lot. Details on these locations can be found atwww.greenbrier.com/Marshall  and www.greenbrier.com/WVU .

Please watch for clearly marked flaggers to direct you to the appropriate parking lot on the day of the scrimmage. The only form of transportation allowed to enter the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center for the scrimmages is in the form of buses. Personal vehicles, walk-ins, and private buses/motor coaches are not permitted at the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center at The Greenbrier.

Transportation Tickets: Transportation tickets are $10 per person (required for adults and children) and must be purchased in advance online. Tickets will be available for purchase until11:59pm on Friday, April 10, 2015 and Friday, April 17, 2015 respectively or while supplies last.Walk-up ticket purchases will not be permitted.

Transportation Schedule: Transportation will run continuously from the designated parking areas to the AdvoCare Sports Performance Center at The Greenbrier on the day of the events.

Bus Schedule: April 11: Marshall University Intra-Squad Scrimmage – 11am to 7pm

April 18: West Virginia University Intra-Squad Scrimmage – 8am to 5pm

Will Call: Will Call will be located near the entrance to the scrimmage. Please bring your online purchase receipt and photo ID.

Seating: For fans wishing to attend the scrimmages, seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Limited bleacher seating and seating on the berm are available. Please note: There is no reserved seating. Handicap seating is also available.

Lodging:  The Greenbrier has availability during both scrimmages. Please call their reservations team for rates and availability at 855-421-0201 (option 4).

Resort Access: Guests are welcome to visit The Greenbrier to enjoy the resort’s amenities including dining, spa, shopping and activities.

If 400 or more room nights are occupied the evening of the event, guests ages 21 and older may also visit the Casino Club. Guests must show their event ticket at the Casino Club entrance for admittance. For resort Dress Code information, please visit www.greenbrier.com/dresscode.

Still Photos and Video: Fans are welcome to take still photos of the players during the scrimmages. Video is prohibited. Marshall University and/or West Virginia University staff reserve the right to request at any time that the use of photographic devices be ceased.

Prohibited Items: Purses larger than a clutch bag; coolers; briefcases; backpacks; fanny packs; cinch bags; non-approved seat cushions; luggage or bags of any kind; chairs; computer bags; camera bags; video cameras; weapons; knives; pepper spray; food or drink.

Concessions: There will be a variety of food and drinks available for purchase on site from local vendors. Outside food and drinks are not allowed on the premises.

Restrooms: Restrooms are available at scrimmages.

Special Needs: Visitors with special needs should see a Greenbrier representative for appropriate assistance. An ADA bus to and from each spectator parking area and a special viewing area is available for fans with special needs.

Media Access: Scrimmages will be open in their entirety to pre-approved accredited media only. Members of the media are asked to email their request for scrimmage access to Jessica Wright (jessica_wright@greenbrier.com) at least 48 hours in advance of the day on which they wish to cover one or both scrimmages. Members of the media will park next to The Greenbrier Stables on Route 60 (1/2 mile west of The Greenbrier’s Main Security Gate). The stables are located on the south side of the street. Shuttle service will only be provided for the media one hour prior to the start of both scrimmages.


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