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Battle for the Shoe • Ford Field • Detroit, MI

2022 Battle for the Shoe

Saturday, October 8

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI

Flag 10:00 AM
Freshman 12:00 AM
JV 2:00 PM
Varsity 4:00 PM

Countdown to Flag Kickoff



Do I need a ticket for admission?

Yes. All Spectators and game day volunteers ages 3 and up must have a ticket to enter. Tickets are $10 per person and are valid for all four games.

Children aged 2 and under do not need a ticket to enter.

Players, cheerleaders, coaches and unit directors do not need to purchase a ticket.


Tickets will not be available at the gate. Tickets must be purchased online and picked up from your Unit Director.

Where do I park?

Across Hewitt Street from the main gate entrance of the stadium is the main parking lot, Rynearson Lot.

Is tailgating permitted?

Yes, tailgating is permitted.


Where do I enter the stadium?

Main entrance across Hewitt Rd from parking lot.


Can spectators leave and re-enter the stadium?

Yes. Spectators may re-enter with a valid wristband.

Can I walk around the stadium?

No. Please respect barriers and signs.


Can I bring my stadium chair?

Yes, stadium chairs are allowed at our event.


Where do I sit?

Families and friends of both the Colts and Stallions will sit on the home side under the main press box.


Who is the home/away team?

The Colts are the home team. The Stallions are the away team.


Which sideline will the Stallions/Colts use?



Can I bring food and drinks into the stadium?

No outside food or drinks are allowed inside the stadium except unopened water bottles.


Will there be concessions?

Yes. Concession stands and food trucks will be open for you to purchase food and drinks.


Where are the restrooms?

Restrooms for spectators are located on the concourse.

Who has access to the field?

Players, cheerleaders, coaches, unit directors, and limited game day volunteers will have access to the field. This will be strictly enforced!


Will volunteers use the press box?



Can players/cheerleaders use the locker rooms?



Where do players/cheerleaders warm up?

Warmups will be held in the Dome outside the stadium. Only players, cheerleaders, coaches, and UD's will be allowed inside the warm up areas.

Do I need to bring water for my player/cheerleader?

Water is permitted.


Will there be a 50/50 drawing?



Are umbrellas allowed?

Yes, umbrellas are allowed. Tents are not allowed.


Are bags allowed?

Yes, bags are allowed.