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Pitt Panthers vs. Youngstown State

September 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pitt Panthers vs. Youngstown State 2017

2017-2018 NCAA Season

Game One

The Pitt Panthers kick off the 2017-2018 College Football Season at home on Saturday, September 2 against Youngstown State. The game will kick off at 1:00 p.m. ET and be broadcast on the ACC Network with radio play-by-play on 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM). Tickets for Pitt v. Youngstown State can be purchased via Pitt’s website.

Check back closer to gameday for a full list of pre- and post-game events, traffic and parking info, weather advisories and more.


  • Parking lots open at 8 a.m. (subject to change)
  • Will Call, located at the Ticket Office near Gate B, opens at 10 a.m.(subject to change)
  • Stadium gates open at 11 a.m.(subject to change)
  • Kick-off at 1 p.m.(subject to change)


Heinz Field encourages fans to not bring in any type of bags. However, the following style and size bag, package or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium are permitted:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.”
  • Visit HeinzField.com/bagpolicy for more information and details.

All Clear Bags Chart


Heinz Field management are advising fans attending the game about some access and security matters, including the following stadium policies:

  • Walk-through metal detectors will be in place at every Heinz Field entry point this year.
  • Signs and apparel with foul language or inappropriate messages are prohibited at Heinz Field. Fans with signage or apparel bearing foul language will not be allowed into Heinz Field or will be subject to expulsion from the stadium.
  • Media must present identification and check-in prior to being admitted to the stadium.
  • Media planning on exiting and re-entering the stadium at any point on game day must have their credential “scanned-out” before exiting in order for it to be valid for re-entry.

Heinz Field management recommends that all fans lock their vehicles and keep personal belongings out of sight before entering the stadium. Fans are advised to not leave valuables in their vehicles during games.


Heinz Field management are warning fans to watch out for counterfeit tickets when attempting to make a purchase from scalpers. Fans looking to purchase tickets are encouraged to visit the University of Pittsburgh’s online ticketing page.


September 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Heinz Field
100 Art Rooney Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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