University of Delaware | Homecoming 2017 | October 19-21, 2017

Game Day: Saturday, October 21

Join Blue Hens and friends for the Homecoming matchup between the Richmond Spiders and the University of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens!

Blue Hen Tailgate
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Hospitality Village

Gather with Blue Hens and friends in Hospitality Village for a spirit-filled pre-game tailgate. Enjoy food, drinks and live music and participate in games and activities reminiscent of your time as a college student on campus. All adult guests who register before October 1 will receive this year’s UD Homecoming scarf, so register early and show your pride! Space is limited. Discounted football tickets are available with the purchase of the tailgate. Register now.

Individual tickets:
Adults (includes three drink tickets) – $24
Adults (cash bar option) – $16
Children (3 to 12 years old) – $8
Children (2 and under) – Free

The VIP Package includes a reserved table, 8 game tickets, 8 scarves & 24 drink tickets. Limited number of tables available. Cost: $270.


The Game
Kick-Off 3:30 p.m.
Delaware Stadium

Fill the Tub! Let's make a splash on Tubby Raymond Field for Homecoming. Join Blue Hens and friends for a new era in UD football as the Fightin’ Blue Hens match up against the Richmond Spiders. Gates to the Delaware Stadium and Anchor Buick GMC Fan Zone open at 1:30 p.m. Kickoff begins at 3:30 p.m.

Alumni game tickets can be purchased at a discount when you register for the tailgate.

Individual Tickets:

  • To purchase online, click here.
  • To purchase by phone, call (302) 831-2257 (M–F, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)
  • To purchase in person, visit the box office at The Bob Carpenter Center (M–F, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)
  • On game day, in person at the Delaware Stadium box office (opens at 11:30 a.m.)

The Hens Homecoming Game Pack includes $15 tickets (min 2, max 9), 1 parking pass and 2 spirit buttons. Order here and use promo code UDHOME17.

For groups of 15 or more people call (302) 831-7386 or click here.

For all other ticket information, visit


Parking & Tailgating

Parking lots open for tailgating at 11:30 a.m. Get the Game Day Parking Map.

Hotels & Transportation

Go to UD’s Visit Us page for information on lodging options, driving directions, alternative transportation and area attractions.

Stadium Policies: Patrons are permitted to bring in one (1) unopened bottle of water per guest. In order to ensure the safety of our guests, all bags will be checked as patrons enter the facility. Please plan accordingly as long lines may exist. Delaware Stadium has a No Re-Entry policy. Patrons experiencing an emergency or who must exit for medical reasons may go to the main Guest Services kiosk inside the Stadium on the West or East side for assistance. For a full list of stadium policies, click here.

UD reserves the right to inspect and remove any packages and containers. All persons are subject to search, which includes clothing, jackets, bags and purses. The stadium will not be responsible for items left at any of the entry gates. Fans should return restricted articles to their vehicle.