Blue-White spring football game set for April 12 in 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The dates for one of the highlights of the Penn State sports calendar, Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA, have been set for 2014.

Blue-White Weekend will be held April 11 to 13, 2014, with the Blue-White football game on Saturday, April 12, as the centerpiece for numerous activities throughout the weekend in and around Beaver Stadium.

Numerous events are held during Blue-White Weekend including a carnival, fireworks, food, vendors, live music and performances at the entertainment stage, in addition to other Penn State athletic events.

Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA has become the University’s unofficial annual spring reunion. The game has drawn more than 50,000 fans in five of the past seven years, which included three consecutive crowds of more than 70,000.

Coach Bill O’Brien’s Penn State squad returns 16 starters and 38 letterwinners for this fall, and season tickets are available for the 2013 campaign. The Nittany Lions will host five bowl teams from 2012, including three teams that finished in the BCS Top 25: Michigan (5 p.m. Oct. 12-Homecoming), Nebraska (Nov. 23) and Kent State (Sept. 21). Purdue (Nov. 16), Illinois (Nov. 2), UCF (6 p.m. Sept. 14) and Eastern Michigan (noon Sept. 7) also will visit Beaver Stadium this fall.

The Nittany Lions will launch their 127th season vs. Syracuse on Aug. 31 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. For tickets in the Penn State seating sections, fans can call 800-NITTANY from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Nittany Lion Club members can order tickets at 800-NITTANY or online via their Account Manager.

For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club and purchasing season tickets, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can visit www.GoPSUsports.com or call 800-NITTANY from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Penn State Athletics is on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pennstatenittanylions) and Twitter (http://www.gopsusports.com/ot/socialmedia.html).

 

Contacts: 

Tony Mancuso

Work Phone: 
814-865-1757

Assistant director, Athletic Communications

Last Updated July 03, 2013