IOWA CITY, Iowa –– The University of Iowa football team will host its annual “Kids’ at Kinnick” conference presented by the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Saturday, August 13. Fans can watch practice and spend the day at Kinnick Stadium.
A highlight of the day includes the 2022 Kid Captains joining the players on the pitch for photos after an exclusive ‘inside look’ at Kinnick Stadium. The Kid Captain Program is a partnership between UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital and the University of Iowa Hawkeye Football Team that began in 2009. Twelve current and former patients are selected to have their stories put prominently throughout the football season.
Admission to the event is free for all fans. Free parking will be available on hard surface lots, while normal ramp fees will be charged. Concession stands will be open. All concession stands are cashless. Only debit or credit cards will be accepted. Prior to the event, additional information will be released.
Additionally, the Junior Hawk Club presented by Authentic Brand is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 sports calendar year. Memberships cost $35 and are available to all youth 12 and under. To register click here.
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The membership package includes a personalized membership card, lanyard, t-shirt, keychain, sunglasses, bag, magnet, mini football, and temporary tattoos. Members enjoy free admission to all women’s home basketball, baseball, volleyball, field hockey, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, track and field and cross country events, tennis, gymnastics, golf and rowing. Additionally, members receive free admission to select non-conference men’s basketball games.
The Hawkeyes open the 2022 season on Saturday, Sept. 3, hosting South Dakota State (11 a.m. FS1) in the first of three straight home games. Iowa hosts the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game the following week against Iowa State (3 p.m. BTN). The Hawkeyes close out the non-conference schedule on Sept. 17, hosting Nevada (6:30 p.m., BTN).
Additional home games include Michigan (Oct. 1, TBA), Homecoming vs. Northwestern (Oct. 29, 2/2:30 p.m., TBA), Wisconsin (Nov. 12, TBA), and Senior Day vs. Nebraska (Nov. 25, 3 p.m., BTN) .