ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan football team will hold an open practice free to all fans on Saturday, Aug. 16, inside Michigan Stadium. Gates will open at 7 p.m. with practice slated to begin at 8 p.m.
All fans must register online at MGoBlue.com/tickets to obtain free tickets or pick up tickets through the U-M Athletic Ticket Office. The deadline for obtaining complimentary admission is Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. EDT. There is a limit of eight tickets per season-ticket holder account. Registration will begin Friday (Aug. 8) at noon.
Michigan football season-ticket holders that obtain tickets to the practice will receive the exclusive benefit of early access at 6:30 p.m. through Gate 1. Season ticket-holders must sign in to their online ticket account to register for tickets to this event.
In addition, the first 300 U-M student season-ticket holders that sign up for a ticket will have access to watch practice from the sidelines. There will be a limit of one ticket for the sideline per these first 300 student season-ticket holders. All Michigan students can obtain up to eight tickets for the practice by signing in or creating an account on MGoBlue.com/tickets as well.
Fans can park in any of the university lots around Michigan Stadium without a fee. Pioneer High School will be charging $10 per vehicle. All gates at Michigan Stadium will be open for public entry; availability of gates is subject to change depending upon the number of individuals that sign up for the complimentary print-at-home tickets.
Michigan opens its 2014 season Aug. 30 by hosting Appalachian State in a game set for a noon kickoff on ESPN2. Michigan Football Ticket Packs, starting as low as $150 for three games, are on sale now. Single-game tickets start at $70 and are available for all home games with only single seats remaining for the Penn State game. Learn more about Michigan Football Ticket Packs, single-game tickets and Group Fan Experience Packages for groups of 15 or more fans at MGoBlue.com/tickets.
All normal Michigan football game day policies will remain in place for this practice.
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