Mizzou Football fan primer - Mizzou vs. Colorado

COLUMBIA, Mo. (MU) –Missouri will take on Colorado on Saturday at Faurot Field, with kickoff is set for 6 p.m. The best source for all of the updated gameday information, including maps, traffic flow, parking, tailgating information and much more is mizzougameday.com.

TIGER WALK – Approximately two hours and 15 minutes prior to kickoff (3:45 p.m. this Saturday), the Mizzou team will arrive via bus at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex. Don't miss the opportunity to join in on this gameday tradition that has become a fan favorite and welcome the team and coaches as they cross the Tiger Walk Bridge, spanning Providence Road, and walk down behind the stadium to their locker room.

WEAR GOLD – All fans are encouraged to wear gold to all of the Tigers' game, with the exception of Blackout (Nov. 13 vs. Kansas State). The Tiger Team Store, located on the North concourse of Memorial Stadium, has plenty of gold-colored merchandise on sale, with the store opening at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Additionally, the Tiger Team Store located in the lobby of Mizzou Arena will be open on Saturday from Noon until kickoff.

PARKING INFORMATION – Parking lots will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday. For information on general public parking, visit mizzougameday.com. Tailgating tents should not exceed 10'x10' and may not be set up prior to Saturday when the parking lots open.

ARRIVE EARLY – Due to the large crowd that is expected, fans are encouraged to arrive early and make plans to enter the stadium early. Long lines can form outside of the stadium just before kickoff, and with security checks of bags, it can take awhile to get into the stadium. The gates of Memorial Stadium will open at 4:30 p.m. The ticket offices at both Faurot Field and Mizzou Arena will open at 2 p.m. All Will Call will be located at the Faurot Field Ticket Office.

MIZZOU STATS APPLICATION – A new statistical application is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Developed by TapStats, the new application provides real-time stats to fans for all Tiger home games in football and men's and women's basketball. The application, which is the same system utilized in the Memorial Stadium Press Box, is available at the iTunes application store for $4.99. Fans with iTunes already installed on their computers, iPads, iPhones or iPods can click here to view the application.

GAMEDAY TEXTING SYSTEM – Fans who have an issue or concern within Memorial Stadium on gameday are encouraged to utilize a new text messaging system. By texting "Tigers (space) issue and location" to 57375, the appropriate personnel will be dispatched to aid in resolving the issue in a timely manner. The system is primarily for facility, security or medical issues. Standard text messaging rates apply.

BE LOUD, BE RESPECTFUL, BE RESPONSIBLE – Fans make a difference for the team when they're loud, and they are encouraged to continue to help make 'The Zou' one of the toughest places in which to play for opponents. Along with that, fans are always expected to be respectful of visitors and those around them and to be responsible with their actions.

MIZZOU FAN FEEDBACK FORUM – Have a question about Mizzou Athletics, or an opinion to share about an experience at a Tiger home game? Fans are invited to share these with the Athletic Department by visiting mutigers.com, and clicking on the "Fan Forum Feedback" button, located on the front page, to let us know what you think. After each game the most common fan questions are noted and addressed.

FOLLOW MIZZOU ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER – Fans can share their experience, including photos and video, of their day at 'The Zou' on Mizzou's page on Facebook. For more frequent updates, including text messages to you phone, fans can follow the Tigers on Twitter.

MIZZOU PRIDE POINTS – Remember our Pride Points that encompass all of the above:

Wear Gold

Be Responsible

Arrive Early/Stay Late

Celebrate Our Traditions

Respect The Game

University of Missouri Media Relations