Game time

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  1. FDCy83

    FDCy83 Well-Known Member

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    I admit I have not been to a game in Hilton for many years. The local radio station gave away a pair of tickets to the Iowa game today and I won. My question is, how early do I need to show up for a 7 pm tip? How early do they let you in Hilton? Outside of at Hilton, where else could I park? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. CyBer

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    If you have reserved seating, just show up before tip off. They let you in an hour before Tip, and why not just park at Hilton? There is plenty of room & it's free.
     
  3. ajk4st8

    ajk4st8 Well-Known Member

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    Just park in the free parking by hilton.

    If you pull into Ames 20 minutes before game time you should be golden.
     
  4. gocy444

    gocy444 Well-Known Member

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    There is free parking in the lots kind of close to the Jack. There will be a ton of signs directing you to the free parking. Also I'd say about 6:30 so you won't miss any of the cool pre-game stuff.
     
  5. CycloneErik

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    Game time is Pain time!
     
  6. FDCy83

    FDCy83 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks all. I show up very early for football games and was wondering for the BB. My wife will run late, so I am going to tell her we need to be an hour early. lol
     
  7. cyguytillidie

    cyguytillidie Well-Known Member

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    park in the mwl lot. it's much closer to hilton than the free lots. also you won't have to deal with any traffic.
     
  8. CycloneErik

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    Why not just park right in front of Stephens? That's free and closer yet.
     
  9. cyguytillidie

    cyguytillidie Well-Known Member

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    didn't know you could park there.
     
  10. CycloneErik

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    We did a few years ago. I think it's A-1, but I forget. Just turn in after Beach.
     
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  12. cyguytillidie

    cyguytillidie Well-Known Member

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    Ohhh there... I thought you were talking about parking on the North side of Stephens in what appears to be Lot B1. You get no traffic when leaving mwl lots. As I recall it gets a little congested over by A1 after games.
     
  13. CycloneErik

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    I always got out more quickly there than from D-3.
     
  14. ISUCyclones2015

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    The parking authority has somewhat caught on to people parking and walking over to Hilton. Just forewarning you guys, I have a friend who works for them and that they'll be out tonight handing out tickets if you park in MWL and walk over.
     
  15. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    Besides, you might get hit by a truck.

    Signed,

    Mike Nurse
     
  16. wxman1

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    I was going to say this as well. However if you do this and get a ticket follow the visitor instructions and use one of your 3 freebies.
     
  17. tejasclone

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  18. cyguytillidie

    cyguytillidie Well-Known Member

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    Damn!
     
  19. FDCy83

    FDCy83 Well-Known Member

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    I just picked up the tickets. Section 206. The radio station is a hawkeye radio network affiliate, so I hope I am not surrounded by squawks. It should be a fun time anyway. Thanks for all the input on this. Ready for ISU to blow out this hoks team.

    CYLONE POWER
     
  20. Wesley

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    So you are saying we should post a "Squaks Park Here" sign?
     

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