Friday Night's Blue-White Carnival and Activities Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

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Head Coach Bill O'Brien

April 19, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., - Tonight's carnival activities for Penn State Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA have been canceled due to inclement weather. The carnival, food and vendors will be open Saturday (10 a.m.-10 p.m.) and Sunday (10 a.m.-3 p.m.).

The Nittany Lion Club's Blue-White Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. will open Saturday's events. Coach Bill O'Brien and the 2013 seniors will attend the event in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Saturday's One Team autograph session with student-athletes from 11 teams will run from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

The Blue-White Game presented by AAA will kick at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday as the centerpiece event for numerous activities throughout the weekend in and around Beaver Stadium. As in previous years, there will be no admission or parking fee for the Blue-White Game. Stadium parking lots will open at 8:00 a.m. and stadium Gates A, B, C and E will open for fans at 10:30 a.m.

The Blue-White Game will air on BTN, the Penn State Sports Network and www.GoPSUsports.com.

Except for authorized personnel, no one entering Beaver Stadium on Saturday will be permitted to bring in any bags, backpacks, umbrellas, footballs, strollers, purses or diaper bags. Anyone with a medical need to carry a bag should place their medical supplies in a clear, one gallon, zip-close style plastic bag. Parents with a need to carry diapers and wipes also may place their supplies in a clear, one-gallon zip-close style plastic bag so the contents are visible.

In addition, these items have been banned from all other venues on campus that are hosting events this week and through Sunday, April 21, including the NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships in Rec Hall, being held Friday-Sunday.

Ten Penn State teams are competing at home during Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA, including the No. 1 Nittany Lions hosting NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships in Rec Hall. The sessions are Friday (1:00 and 7:00 p.m.), Saturday (7:00 p.m.) and Sunday (2:00 p.m.). Penn State will be seeking its 13th NCAA Men's Gymnastics championship when it hosts the national championship. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office or by calling 1-800-NITTANY.

 

 

Also on Sunday, the Fourth Annual Beaver Stadium 5K Run/Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania begins at 11 a.m. at the stadium, with the finish inside the stadium.

The Penn State All-Sports Museum at the Southwest Corner of Beaver Stadium will be open Friday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Sunday (10 a.m-4 p.m.) during Blue-White Weekend.

Athletics Customer Relations representatives will be available to Blue-White gameday fans beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday through one hour after the game ends. For assistance, fans can call 1-800-NITTANY (1-800-648-8269).

For more information on Blue-White Weekend, go to: www.GoPSUsports.com.

Penn State Athletic Event Schedule for Blue-White Weekend, April 19-21:

Friday, April 19
Baseball vs. Iowa, 6:00 p.m.
Softball vs. Northwestern, 6:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Syracuse, 6:00 p.m. (exhibition)
NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships team qualifying session No. 2, 7:00 p.m.
(Penn State competes in qualifying session No. 2)

Saturday, April 20
Men's Golf hosts Rutherford Intercollegiate, 7:30 a.m.
Blue-White Football Game, 12:00 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Navy, 4:30 p.m. (exhibition)
Men's Volleyball vs. NJIT, 5:30 p.m.
Baseball vs. Iowa, 2:00 p.m.
Softball vs. Northwestern, 4:00 p.m.
NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships team finals, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 21
Men's Golf hosts Rutherford Intercollegiate, 7:30 a.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Michigan State, 11:00 a.m.
Baseball vs. Iowa, 12:00 p.m.
Softball vs. Northwestern, 1:00 p.m.
NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship individual finals, 2:00 p.m.

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