It is strictly prohibited to bring alcohol into Wallace Wade Stadium. Individuals violating this policy are subject to ejection from the stadium.
BB&T - ATM
There are no ATM machines inside Wallace Wade Stadium. However, there is a BB&T - ATM located just outside the North Gate of Wallace Wade Stadium. The BB&T - ATM will be accessible 24-7 and only dispenses cash ($20 increments) and does not take deposits. Stadium concession stands 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6 as well as merchandising areas do accept credit/debit cards.
Banners and Signs are permitted inside Wallace Wade Stadium, however Duke reserves the right to prohibit or require the cessation of any display of a banner or sign that obstructs the view of other fans, obscures stadium signage, can be considered an advertisement, or is determined to be obscene, vulgar, indecent, inappropriate, or derogatory.
Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame
The Duke Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame was renovated and opened in the Fall of 2010 and is open to the general public on Duke Football game days beginning at 9:00 AM or five (5) hours prior to kick-off, whichever is later. The area closes on game days fifteen (15) minutes before kick-off. The Duke Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame is located on the 2nd floor of Schwartz-Butters Athletic Building. Guests wishing to visit the Museum should enter the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Building from the North side of Cameron Indoor Stadium (Blue Devil Alley side) via the stairwell or from the breezeway on the west side of Cameron Indoor Stadium between Cameron and the Krzyzewski Center for Athletic Excellence.
Blue Devil Alley
Fans are invited to enjoy Blue Devil Alley, the Duke Football game day experience, located just outside the north gate of Wallace Wade Stadium adjacent to Card Gym and Cameron Indoor Stadium. The area kicks off with the Blue Devil Football team walk each game and features interactive games, entertainment, and food along with group and corporate hospitality areas for Duke fans to enjoy. Blue Devil Alley opens two and a half hours before each game and is located on the same site where Duke Students camp out for basketball games, known as Krzyzewskiville, during basketball season.
Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (Radio)
Fans can listen to all the action on the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network or world-wide on Duke Inside Access. Check out a complete list of affiliates of the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network.
Hand-held still cameras are permitted for personal use only. No cameras are permitted into the stadium with a lens longer than four (4) inches. Video cameras are not permitted in Wallace Wade Stadium.
Coca-Cola Kids Zone
Located on the concourse between Sections 12 and 14, the Coca-Cola Kids’ Zone provides entertainment for kids of all ages. With customized Duke inflatable games as well as face painting and special events throughout the season, the Coca-Cola Kids’ Zone is where family entertainment combines with football to create a great atmosphere inside Wallace Wade Stadium. It opens 120 minutes prior to kickoff and shuts down at the conclusion of the third quarter.
Coca-Cola Tailgate Show Live from the Bojangles’ Stage (Pre-Game Radio Show)
Join the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network broadcast team of Bob Harris, Wes Chesson, Anthony Dilweg, and John Roth on Blue Devil Alley for the hour long Coca-Cola Tailgate Show Live from the Bojangles’ Stage. Stop on by the stage and listen as the guys breakdown the Blue Devils opponent and catch some special guest interviews. The Coca-Cola Tailgate Show Live from the Bojangles’ Stage airs live across the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network.
A great variety of food items and Coca-Cola products are available from the concession stands located throughout the stadium. Blue Devil Concessions operates the concession stands in Wallace Wade Stadium. Concession stands are located on the concourse of the stadium. Stands are open 120 minutes prior to kickoff.
Duke Athletics expects all guests to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times before, during and after the game. We expect all guests to treat other guests, players, coaches and officials with courtesy. Please join us in creating a fun, safe, family atmosphere at Wallace Wade Stadium by not:
• Interfering with other guests’ ability to enjoy the game;
• Using/displaying foul or abusive language or gestures;
• Appearing to be intoxicated or in a diminished capacity;
• Failing to produce a ticket upon request or sitting in a seat that does not match your ticket;
• Entering the playing field or restricted access areas;
• Smoking except in designated areas;
• Throwing objects onto the field or within the stadium; or
• Otherwise being disorderly.
Guests should contact a stadium staff member if they feel someone is not acting appropriately. Violators are subject to ejection and possible arrest. Repeated offenses will result in the loss of season or student ticket privileges.
If you need help while at a game:
• Contact the nearest staff member.
• Text “DUKE” issue and location to 69050.
• Call the Operations Center at 919.668.5777.
Persons with Disabilities Accessibility Information
• General Public Parking for Persons with Disabilities - is available in the Blue Zone lots off of Wannamaker Drive in lots B-2, B-4, and B-7. Wannamaker Drive can be accessed via the Blue Zone Iron Gate on Duke University Road. An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for persons with disabilities is available in the Blue Zone just outside the East Gate.
• Iron Duke Parking for Persons with Disabilities - is available off of Bassett Drive just outside the West Gate. Iron Dukes that need access to this lot should contact the Iron Duke Office at 919-613-7575 to acquire a parking permit before game day. An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for persons with disabilities is available on Bassett Drive across from the lot just outside the West Gate.
• Accessible Lift-Equipped Van - An accessible lift-equipped van will be available as needed for guests needing wheelchair lift assistance. Please notify a parking lot attendant upon arrival to request van service.
• Wheelchair Assistance - Guests who need wheelchair assistance to their seating sections should visit the Guest Services Gazebos located inside the entrances to the North, East, and West gates.
• Seating for Persons with Disabilities - is available around the stadium at the top of the seating bowl behind the following sections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 20, 21, 22, 29, and 30.
• Accessible Restrooms for Persons with Disabilities – Accessible Men’s Restrooms are located on the concourse behind sections 1, 22, and 32. Accessible Women’s Restrooms are located on the concourse behind sections 2, 21, and 31. Prior to the stadium gates opening please use the accessible portable restrooms that are located outside the stadium near the stadium gates and in the parking lots. For portable restroom locations around campus please see the portable restroom map located below under restrooms.
• Emergency or Severe Weather Evacuation Procedures - If an emergency or severe weather evacuation were activated, stadium event staff and ushers will be available to assist Persons with Disabilities who request assistance in exiting the stadium or seeking safe shelter.
Durham Travel Guide
• During any emergency inside the stadium, follow the directions of the PA announcer, event staff and emergency responders.
• Always designate a pre-determined location both inside and outside the stadium to meet friends and family in case you get separated or in the event of an emergency.
• Upon arriving at your seat location, first find the nearest exit and then locate an alternate exit in case of emergency.
• If you see or become aware of any activity that is unusual, suspicious or causes you concern, report the activity to the nearest police officer or event staff.
• Emergency vehicles may be present in and around the stadium. Please do not obstruct the path of travel of an emergency vehicle or interfere with any of their operations. Vehicles blocking emergency vehicles, exits, or traffic are subject to being towed at the owner's expense. Please do not obstruct any exits or exit pathways.
• Monitor the weather prior to the game. Take the necessary precautions to protect your family and friends should severe weather be encountered before, during, or after the game. In the event of severe weather during the game, please be prepared to evacuate the stadium and return to your car. For more information, please see Severe Weather Procedures below.
Emergency Medical Assistance/First Aid
For first aid and emergency medical assistance, please visit the designated areas located on the concourse behind section 6 and section 20. In case of emergency, please contact the nearest staff member for assistance or call Duke Police at (919) 684-2444 or 911. Wallace Wade Stadium Emergency Medical Operations are staffed by Duke Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine Emergency Physicians and Nurses, Durham County EMS, Duke LifeFlight, Duke EMS, and Parkwood EMS.
Food and Beverage
Outside food and beverage are prohibited. (Exception: Medical reasons)
Gates (Entrance into stadium)
All gates to Wallace Wade Stadium will open 120 minutes prior to kickoff. All guests and items being brought into the stadium are subject to search before entering the stadium. There are gates located at the North, East and West sides of the stadium. The Duke Student gate is located between the North Gate and West Gate adjacent to the Murray Building.
Once stadium gates open, the North Gate is the primary gate of entry for most guests. To expedite entry and avoid congestion at the North Gate, guests sitting in sections 1-10 are urged to enter at the East Gate and guests sitting in sections 22-32 are urged to enter at the West Gate. Be sure to have your ticket in hand prior to accessing the entry gates.
The Duke NROTC program will be operating guest service gazebos inside each of the stadium gates on the North, East and West concourses to provide informational assistance to guests. General information, stadium and campus maps, and the newly introduced Tag-A-Kid program will be available each game at the gazebos. Duke NROTC guest service representatives will also be roaming outside the stadium gates and on the concourse to provide assistance and direction as needed. Guests needing wheelchair assistance to their seating section should contact a NROTC guest services representative located at the gazebo.
Lost Children and Tag-A-Kid Program
Parents/guardians reporting or inquiring about lost children should contact the nearest police officer, event staff or guest services gazebo. That person will immediately contact the Operations Center with all important information about the child. This information will be disseminated to all relevant parties at the stadium.
If a police officer, an event staff or guest services staff member finds a lost child, every effort will be made to quickly return the child to the parents/guardians. If a child's seat location can be determined, we will try to return the child to his/her seat. A police officer will stay with the child until the parents/guardians return to their seat. If the parents/guardians cannot be located at their seat location in a reasonable amount of time, the police officer may bring the child to the Operations Center until the parties are reunited.
To expedite the return of a lost child back to his/her seat, guests may register their child in the Tag-A-Kid Program at the guest service gazebos located on the North, East, and West concourses. If children are not registered each game in the Tag-A-Kid Program, we suggest that parents/guardians place their child's ticket in the child's pocket to expedite their return in the event they become separated from their parents/guardians.
Lost and Found
If any article is lost or found in the stadium, please inquire about or report the item to the nearest Duke Police officer or Guest Services gazebo located inside the North, East, and West stadium gates. Items turned into Duke Police or Guest Services gazebos during the game will be dropped off to the Operations Center. All lost and found items not picked up prior to the end of the game will be available for pick-up Monday mornings following home games by calling game day operations at (919) 684-1785.
Be sure to show your Duke pride by purchasing officially-licensed Duke Merchandise at the various Duke Stores merchandise locations around the stadium. There are three merchandise locations set-up around the stadium on the East, West, and North concourses. Each area opens 120 minutes prior to kickoff. The Duke Team Store, located in Card Gym adjacent to Wallace Wade Stadium, is also open on game days for your shopping convenience.
Parking and Traffic Information
Parking and Traffic Maps:
• Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
• Post-Game Traffic Map
• Recommended Pedestrian Routes from General Public Lots
• Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Layout Map
• Iron Duke Recommend Ingress Directions
• General Public Recommend Ingress Directions
• Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Recommend Ingress Directions
Real Time Traffic Information from NCDOT
• Iron Duke parking lots - will open at 6:00 AM each game day.
• General Public parking lots - will be open FOUR (4) hours prior to kickoff with the exception of the Chemistry Lot located on Circuit Drive and the Jogging Trail Lot on NC 751/Cameron Blvd. which will both open at 7:00 AM each game day.
• Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) parking lot - will be open from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM each Friday evening before game day. The lots will re-open on game day at 6:00 AM. The lots close at 12:00 PM on Sunday after game day.
• General Public Parking Permit – all regular sized vehicles (less than 9 feet wide and 18 feet long) - $10.00 per vehicle per game. All permits to be purchased at lot entrances. Permits are CASH ONLY.
• General Public Bus Parking Permit – all buses (larger than 9 feet wide or 18 feet long) - $50.00 per bus per game. Bus permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or at the Duke University Road Lot #2 entrance on game day. All game day purchases are CASH ONLY. Buses may purchase an RV/OV permit if they wish to be in the RV/OV Lot located on Circuit Drive.
• Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) Parking Permit – all recreational or oversized vehicles (larger than 9 feet wide or 18 feet long) - $50.00 per vehicle per game or $300.00 per vehicle for season. RV/OV permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or at the Small Circuit Lot entrance on Friday prior to game day or game day. All Friday prior to game day and game day purchases are CASH ONLY.
• Duke University and Medical Center Employees – no charge with a valid 2013 or 2014 Duke University parking permit.
Parking Rules and Regulations
• Parking permits are non-transferable and can’t be duplicated for any reason.
• Parking permits are valid only on Duke Football game days and must be displayed from the bearer’s rearview mirror at all times.
• Please bag and place all trash and recycling in the appropriate receptacle prior to departure from the parking area.
• All federal, state and local laws, statutes, and ordinances apply, including those regarding the possession, dispensing, and use of alcoholic beverages.
• If your assigned lot is full, please see parking attendant for closest available location.
• Please properly extinguish and dispose of charcoal and other flammables. DO NOT THROW AWAY in parking lot trash cans or in parking lots.
Bus parking is available off of Duke University Road in the Duke University Road Lot #2. Buses are permitted to drop off their guests at the roundabout on Towerview Drive. To access this drop-off point, buses must enter campus at the intersection of Towerview Drive and Duke University Road. After dropping off guests, buses will turn left onto Duke University Road and park in the Duke University Road Lot #2 across from Chapel Drive. The cost for bus parking is $50 per game and only cash is accepted at the lot entrance. Buses may park in the Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) lot, but no drop off/pick-up point close to the stadium will be available. For more information on RV/OV parking see below.
Recreational and Oversized Vehicle (RV/OV) Parking
• Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Rules and Regulations
• Small Circuit Lot Recreational and Oversized Vehicle Lot Layout
• Small Circuit Lot Recommended Ingress Directions
• Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
For the purpose of Duke Football game days a recreational or oversized vehicle (RV/OV) is any vehicle wider than 9 feet or longer than 18 feet. RV/OV parking is available in the Small Circuit Lot which can be accessed via LaSalle Street off Erwin Road. All RV/OVs must park in the Small Circuit Lot. RV/OVs require special parking arrangements because they do not fit in a normal parking spot and affect pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The cost for RV/OV parking is $50.00 per game or $300.00 for the season. RV/OV permits can be purchased online beginning August 1st at www.goduke.com/tickets or, if space is available, at the Small Circuit Lot entrance on Friday prior to game day or game day. All permit purchases at the lot entrance on the Friday prior to game or game day are CASH ONLY.
RV/OV parking spaces in the Small Circuit Lot are 54 feet long by 18 feet wide and the lot is paved. The lot is not completely level; therefore levelers will be required for most spots. There are no reserved parking spaces and spaces can’t be held for other guests. All RV/OVs will be parked by Duke parking staff upon arrival to maximize the parking in the lot. RV/OVs are permitted to bring one (1) tow trailer or vehicle. The tow trailer or vehicle must fit within the designated parking space. No additional parking is available on or off campus for tow vehicles or trailers.
Access to the RV/OV Lots begins at 6:00 PM on the Friday prior to game day. Access ends at 12:00 PM on Sunday after game day. For ease of access it is recommended that all RV/OVs be parked a minimum of three (3) hours prior to kick-off.
Iron Duke Parking Information
• Iron Duke Parking for Persons with Disabilities - is available off of Bassett Drive just outside the West Gate. Iron Dukes that need access to this lot should contact the Iron Duke Office at 919-613-7575 to acquire a parking permit before game day. An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for Iron Dukes with disabilities is available on Bassett Drive across from the lot just outside the West Gate.
• Recommended Iron Duke Pre-Game Ingress Routes - Duke Athletics, Parking and Transportation, and Duke Police recommend that you follow the recommended ingress directions for your designated lot linked below. A detailed map of the planned ingress for all football games is also linked below. Please take note of the NCDOT signage located on NC 147, 15-501, and I-85 as well as electronic signage around campus. Please have your Iron Duke Parking Permit visible as you approach campus for ease of access at the Iron Duke Parking Permit checkpoints and for access into your designated parking area. Please understand that traffic control officers are unable to answer questions without causing traffic delays.
- Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
- Iron Duke Recommend Ingress Directions
• Iron Duke Checkpoints - Iron Duke Parking Permit check points are set-up on the roads surrounding the Iron Duke parking lots. All Iron Duke Parking Permit holders will need to have their Iron Duke Parking Permit readily available as they approach campus. Iron Duke Parking Permit holders will need to show their parking permit for access at these check points and also for access into their designated lot. The check points are designed to keep general public traffic off the roads that lead to/from the Iron Duke lots.
Checkpoints are located at the following intersections:
• Intersection of Science Drive and NC 751/Cameron Blvd
• Intersection of Towerview Drive and Erwin Road
• Intersection of Anderson Street and Duke University Road
• Intersection of Towerview Drive from Duke University Road
• Intersection of NC 751/Cameron Blvd and Duke University Road
• Towerview Drive Closure - Please note that Towerview Drive will be closed from entrance to the Card Gym Lot to the roundabout on Towerview Drive. The closure will begin three (3) hours pre-game and end one (1) hour post-game. This area has been closed on football game days due to high pedestrian traffic in this area.
• Duke University Road Closure - Duke University Road will be closed to all non-Iron Duke Traffic beginning 3 hours prior to each game until 1 hour post-game. This closure was instituted to cut down on non-game day traffic on Duke University Road between NC 751/Cameron Blvd and Anderson Street.
• Iron Duke Parking Lot Vehicle Removal Information - All vehicles parked in the lots listed below without an Iron Duke parking permit for that respective lot must be removed by 6:00 AM on the Saturday of home football games - September 1st, September 15th, September 22nd, October 6th, October 20th, November 3rd, and November 24th. Vehicles can be parked in the H-Lot and PG1 beginning on Friday at 5:00 PM. Vehicles must be removed from said lots by 7:00 AM on Monday morning.
• Blue Zone Lots - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Public Policy Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• 751 Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Green Zone Lots - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Whitford Drive Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Card Gym/Beta Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Edens B & C Lots - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Science Drive Visitor's Lot- Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
• Brooks Football Building Lot - Saturday morning of game day at 6:00 AM
All vehicles which are not removed will be towed at the owner’s expense. Vehicles with a valid 2013 or 2014 Duke University parking permit will be towed at to the Smith Warehouse lot located on South Buchanan Blvd between West Main Street and West Chapel Hill Street. Vehicles without a valid 2013 or 2014 Duke University parking permit will be towed and impounded. To regain possession of an impounded vehicle, contact Duke Police at (919) 684-2444. Email reminders will be sent out to all permit holders from Parking and Transportation Services on Wednesday of game week. Additionally, signage will be placed at the entrances to the lot beginning one (1) week prior to game day.
General Public Parking Information
• General Public Recommend Pre-Game Ingress Routes - Duke Athletics, Parking and Transportation, and Duke Police recommend that you follow the recommended ingress directions for the general public linked below. These routes may not be the shortest or most direct route from your origination point, but they will be the quickest route to access the general public parking areas while avoiding Iron Duke traffic. A detailed map of the planned ingress for all football games is also linked below. Please take note and follow the information on the NCDOT electronic signage located on NC 147, 15-501, and I-85 as well as electronic signage located around campus. Please understand that traffic control officers are unable to answer questions without causing traffic delays.
- Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
- General Public Recommend Ingress Directions
1610 AM – Tune into 1610 AM when approaching the Duke campus for information on general public parking for Duke Football game days. The message begins at 7:00 AM and runs until the end of the first quarter.
General Public Drop-off and Pick-up Point for Persons with Disabilities – The General Public Drop-off and Pick-up Point for Persons with Disabilities is available just outside the East Gate of Wallace Wade Stadium in the Blue Zone lots on Wannamaker Drive. Wannamaker Drive can be accessed via the Blue Zone Iron Gate on Duke University Road.
General Public Parking for Persons with Disabilities - General Public Parking for Persons with Disabilities is available in the Blue Zone lots off of Wannamaker Drive in lots B-2, B-4, and B-7. Wannamaker Drive can be accessed via the Blue Zone Iron Gate on Duke University Road. An accessible lift-equipped van will be available as needed for guests needing wheelchair lift assistance. Please notify a parking lot attendant upon arrival to request van service.
General Public Drop-off and Pick-Up Point - General Public wishing to drop-off guests in close proximity to the stadium may do so on Chapel Drive. To access the drop-off point, guests should enter campus at the intersection of Campus Drive and Anderson Street and proceed to the Chapel Drive circle. Upon arrival at the circle, notify the traffic control staff of your need to drop-off or pick-up guests by the Chapel. The staff will coordinate the drop-off/pick-up and then direct the vehicle to the closest available general public parking or egress point.
General Public Park and Walk Lots – Guests wishing to park and walk to the stadium can find general public parking available in the following parking lots on football game days: Chemistry, Large Circuit, PG9, Jogging Trail, and Campus and Anderson Lot. The cost to park in these lots is $10.00 per vehicle per game. Duke employees with a valid 2013 or 2014 Duke University parking permit will be permitted to park free of charge. The walk times from the respective lots are listed below:
• Jogging Trail – 6 minutes
• Chemistry – 8 Minutes
• Campus and Anderson Lot – 12 minutes
• Large Circuit – 14 minutes
• PG9 – 19 minutes
Please find below the pre-game parking and traffic map and a map of the recommend pedestrian routes from the general public parking lots.
- Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
- Recommended Pedestrian Routes from General Public Lots
• General Public Courtesy Shuttle Lots – Guests wishing to limit their walk time may take advantage of the general public courtesy shuttle lots. All shuttles are accessible for persons with disabilities. General public courtesy shuttle parking is available in the following parking lots on football game days: PG1, GC, and H-Lot. The cost to park in these lots is $10.00 per vehicle per game. Duke employees with a valid 2012 or 2013 Duke University parking permit will be permitted to park free of charge.
For the FIU game on September 1st, the courtesy shuttle will run continuously from four (4) hours prior to kick-off until 1 hour post-game. For the remaining games, the courtesy shuttle will run continuously from three (3) hours prior to kick-off until one (1) hour post-game. Pick-up and drop-off points for the courtesy shuttle are located next to the parking areas at the corner of Flowers Drive and Yearby Avenue and the corner of Trent Drive and Flowers Drive. The shuttle will run every 15/20 minutes, depending on traffic volume, and will drop-off/pick-up at the Duke University Chapel. The approximate walk-time from the Chapel to the North and East gates of Wallace Wade Stadium is five (5) minutes. Persons with disabilities that use the courtesy shuttle should follow directional signage posted designating accessible paths. Post-game guests will cue in lines at the Chapel to ride the courtesy shuttle back to PG1, GC, and H-Lot.
Please find below the pre-game parking and traffic map which will show the pick-up/drop-off points as well as the shuttle route.
- Pregame Parking and Traffic Map
• Bull City Connector - The Bull City Connector is a fare-free, hybrid-electric bus service that connects downtown Durham with the Duke University campus. The route provides direct access to Duke and includes stops along Main Street and Erwin Road. The service also includes a stop at Durham Station, the city's transportation hub with public bus service and within walking distance of the American Tobacco Campus and the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bull City Connector is also ideal for bicyclists, who can ride to a Connector stop and take their bike to campus by using a bike rack on the front of the bus.
The easiest way to get to games using the Bull City Connector is to get off at Duke Hospital South on Trent Road. Once you get off at Duke Hospital South, walk on the sidewalk down Flowers Drive. Cut up to the West Campus Quad. Walk all the way down the Quad until you reach Towerview Drive. Cross Towerview Drive and follow the sidewalk to Wallace Wade Stadium. Click here for a map to show you where to go.
Miscellaneous Parking and Traffic Information
• Duke University and Medical Center Employee Parking - Duke University and Medical Center faculty, staff, and employees can receive free parking on football game day in the general public parking lots by presenting a valid 2013 or 2014 Duke University parking permit at the lot entrances. For information on general public parking lot locations, see General Public Parking Information above. Students, employees, and guests wishing to access Campus Drive or Chapel Drive within 3 hours prior to kick-off will need to access those locations off of Anderson Street. Those needing to access to the Law School, Fuqua, and Thomas Center parking areas must do so 3 hours prior to kick-off or acquire an Iron Duke Parking Permit for those lots from the respective school administration. Once inside 3 hours prior to kick-off all non-Iron Duke parking permit traffic will be diverted to the general public parking areas.
• Tailgating - is permitted. Tents, tables, tarps or canopies ARE NOT permitted if they impede foot or vehicular traffic or if they extend into additional parking space. One (1) Iron Duke parking permit or one (1) general public parking permit equals one space. Iron Duke parking permits or general public parking permits can’t be combined to park a recreational or oversized vehicle (RV/OV) in any lot other than the designated RV/OV parking lot. All federal, state and local laws, statutes, and ordinances apply, including those regarding the possession, dispensing, and use of alcoholic beverages. Please properly extinguish and dispose of charcoal and other flammables. DO NOT THROW AWAY in parking lot trash cans or in parking lots.
• Recommended Post-Game Egress Routes - • Please follow the direction of uniformed officers and staff in the parking lots and on the roads surrounding campus at all times. Officers and staff are in place to help expedite your egress from the game day parking areas. A detailed map of the post-game egress for all football games is linked below.
- Post-Game Traffic Map
Duke University assumes no responsibility for loss through fire, theft, collision, or otherwise to the car or contents. Vehicles are parked at Owner's Risk. Please lock your vehicle.
Parking Emergency Information
In case of emergency please dial 9-1-1 for Durham County or 919-684-2444 for Duke Police Emergency Dispatch. Duke Police will be the primary responder on-campus for emergency calls. Durham Police will be the primary responder off-campus for emergency calls. If an emergency occurs and authorities are contacted, please designate someone in your party to help direct emergency personnel to the emergency location.
Parking and Traffic Updates
For more information on Duke Football game days, please visit the game day information website of Duke Athletics – www.goduke.com/gameday. Sign-up for operational, parking, and traffic updates via text message or Twitter – www.Twitter.com/Duke_GAMEDAY.
All pets (including dogs) are prohibited inside Wallace Wade Stadium. (Exception: Service animals are allowed to assist those with disabilities)
Press Box Access
Only credentialed personnel will be allowed into the press box. All media should contact the Duke Sports Information office at least two days prior to kickoff to reserve a credential.
Game programs are sold at the stadium gates and around the concourse of the stadium.
For the safety and game day experience of all guests, the following items are prohibited from entering the stadium:
• Alcoholic beverages
• Artificial noisemakers
• Backpacks (and large bags)
• Balls and Frisbees
• Coolers and Containers (ice chests, thermoses, cups, bottles, or other like containers)
• Items obstructing sightlines of other guests (umbrellas may not be raised in the seating bowl)
• Pets (except service animals)
• Outside chairs (lounge chairs, folding chairs, etc.)
• Outside food and beverage (exception: medical reasons)
• Shoes with wheels (wheelies)
• Laser Pointers
• Video Cameras
• Cameras w/lens over 4 inches
• Hazardous Materials
Duke University reserves the right to deny anyone or anything from entering the stadium. Any such items should be returned to your vehicle and/or discarded. All guests and items being brought into the stadium are subject to search before entering the stadium.
Restrooms inside Wallace Wade Stadium will open 120 minutes prior to kickoff. Men’s Restrooms are located on the concourse behind sections 1, 22, and 32. All Men’s Restrooms are accessible for persons with disabilities. Women’s Restrooms are located behind sections 2, 9, 21, and 31. The Women’s Restrooms behind sections 2, 21, and 31 are accessible for persons with disabilities. Prior to the stadium gates opening please use the regular and accessible portable restrooms that are located outside the stadium near the stadium gates and in the parking lots. For portable restroom locations around campus click on the portable restroom layout below.
Portable Restroom Layout
Re-Entry into Stadium
Guests wishing to leave and then re-enter the stadium may do so under the following conditions – they must keep their valid game ticket and have their hand stamped by a staff member at the gate. Guests re-entering must show their stamped hand and their valid game ticket for entry. All items are subject to search upon re-entry to the stadium.
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Severe Weather Procedure
Duke University Police, Emergency Management, and Game Management will monitor the weather 24 hours a day leading up to and through game day. If a storm producing severe weather will come within fifteen (15) miles of Wallace Wade Stadium, the PA Announcer will make an announcement to notify fans of the presence of severe weather including lightning and will notify fans they may leave and re-enter the stadium later if they wish to seek shelter. A mandatory evacuation of Wallace Wade Stadium will occur if a storm producing severe weather including lightning will come within a six (6) miles radius of Wallace Wade Stadium. In the event that the stadium needs to be evacuated, the PA Announcer will direct all spectators to evacuate the stadium and seek shelter immediately. In most scenarios, guests will be directed to their vehicles for shelter. If it is unsafe for guests to return to their vehicles the PA Announcer will designate the nearest safe shelter locations. Stadium event staff and ushers will be available to assist Persons with Disabilities in seeking shelter once an evacuation is activated.
The stadium will remain closed until severe weather including lightning is clear of a six (6) mile radius of Wallace Wade Stadium. Resumption of play will only occur once an all clear has been given and conditions are deemed safe after consultation between the Game Officials, Duke Emergency Management, Duke Police, Duke Game Management, and the Atlantic Coast Conference. If resumption of play does occur, all guests with a valid ticket stub for the game will be permitted re-entry. A hand stamp is not required for re-entry after evacuation.
Smoking is not permitted in the seating bowl. Smoking is permitted on the concourse. Please be respectful of our non-smoking guests if smoking on the concourse above the seating bowl.
Seat Lease and Rentals by IMG Seating
Fans can reserve a Duke seat for all 2012 home games. The seat features a steel frame, is made of water-resistant vinyl with padding on the back and bottom. The seat can be leased for the 2012 season for just $35 prior to August 1st and $40 after August 1st. Single game day rentals are also available on the Wallace Wade Stadium concourse above sections 5, 17, and 23 for $5.00 per game.
Blue Devil fans can order a seat online at www.dukeseats.com or by phone (1-800-510-5614) throughout the season. After providing the section, row and seat number, a Duke stadium seat will be permanently attached in the specified seat for the season.
Seating for Persons with Disabilities
Seating for persons with disabilities is available around the stadium at the top of the seating bowl behind the following sections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 20, 21, 22, 29, and 30. Guests who need wheelchair assistance to their seating sections should visit the Guest Service Gazebos located inside the North, East, and West stadium gates.
Tickets for all Duke Football games and other sporting events are available at goduke.com/tickets or by calling the ticket office at 1-877-375-3853 or 919-681-2583.
• Tickets may be purchased on game day by visiting the ticket booths located at the North, East or West Gates of Wallace Wade Stadium or at the Cameron Indoor Stadium ticket office 120 minutes prior to kick-off.
• Ticket sales at the ticket booths around the stadium are CASH SALES ONLY. For credit or debit card purchases you must visit the Cameron Indoor Stadium Ticket Office. (No Refunds or Exchanges)
• Patrons with ticketing problems should go to the North Gate of Wallace Wade Stadium and ask a staff member for a Duke Ticket Office Representative.
Will Call Information
• All guests picking up tickets at will call locations must present a valid state issued photo driver’s license or identification card.
• Media Will Call, General Will Call, Visiting Team Will Call, High School Coaches Will Call, Former Duke Football Player Will Call, Visiting Team Player Guest, and Duke Player Guest open at the designated gate locations listed below 120 minutes prior to kick-off.
• By NCAA rule, all guests picking up Duke and Visiting Team Player/Guest tickets must provide valid identification, sign for their ticket, and immediately enter the stadium.
• General Will Call: (Tickets purchased thru the Duke Ticket Office via phone or on-line)
Location: Cameron Indoor Stadium Ticket Office through the 1st Quarter of game and then will be moved to the North Gate Ticket Booth for the remainder of the game.
• Duke Player/Guest Entrance: (Tickets left by Duke Football Players for family and friends)
Location: North Gate (white tent) – Sign above entrance
• Visiting Team Player/Guest Entrance & Visiting Team Will Call: (All tickets left by Visiting Team Players & Staff and tickets purchased thru Visiting Team ticket office)
Location: East Gate (white tent) – located on the side of the stadium opposite the press box – Sign above entrance
• Media Will Call: (All Media credentials requested from the media through the Duke Sports Information Department)
Location: West Gate Ticket Booth (Directly behind the press box)
• High School Coaches Will Call: (High School Coaches only - must reserve week of game by contacting Duke Football Office at 919-684-2635)
Location: North Gate Ticket Booth between Cameron Indoor Stadium and Wallace Wade Stadium - Sign on ticket booth
• Football Former Players Will Call: (Former Duke Football Player Tickets coordinated through the Varsity Club)
Location: North Gate Ticket Booth between Cameron Indoor Stadium and Wallace Wade Stadium - Sign on ticket booth
Umbrellas are permitted inside Wallace Wade Stadium. For the courtesy and safety all guests we ask that umbrellas are not raised while you are in the seating bowl. Umbrellas may be raised on the concourse of the stadium.
Guests who need wheelchair assistance to their seating sections should visit the Guest Services Gazebos located inside the entrances to the North, East, and West gates.