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State Football FAQ 2013 - info on parking, tickets, seating, TV, radio, carry-ins, & more

11/21/2013, 7:30am CST
By Travis Wilson

Here's some general information and frequently asked questions about the WIAA State Football Tournament.  

When is the tournament and when are the games?  
The tournament is held this Thursday and Friday. Here is the game schedule:  


Thursday, Nov. 21
Division 7:  Glenwood City (12-1) vs. Black Hawk (13-0) - 10 a.m.
Division 6:  Shiocton (13-0) vs. Darlington (12-1) - 1 p.m.
Division 5:  Stanley-Boyd (13-0) vs. Lancaster (13-0) - 4 p.m.
Division 4:  Winneconne (8-5) vs. Platteville (9-4) - 7 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 22
Division 3:  Greendale (13-0) vs. Monona Grove (13-0) - 10 a.m.
Division 2:  Oshkosh North (13-0) vs. Kimberly (13-0) - 1 p.m.
Division 1:  Arrowhead (12-1) vs. Franklin (12-1) - 4 p.m.

Where is the state tournament held?  
All games of the State Football Tournament are held at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. Click here for a map of the surrounding area. A seating chart and stadium diagram can be found here.

Where can I park?  
There are several parking ramps around the Stadium that will have special events parking available. The University will also run a shuttle from the Alliant Energy Center to Camp Randall Stadium; for more information visit here

How much are tickets and where can I get them?  
Tickets can be purchased the day of games at Camp Randall Stadium. Avoid the lines the day of the game by buying State Football Finals tickets now online at or find the link in the right column of the football page on the WIAA website. Ticket prices for the event are $8 for adults per game, $20 for a Thursday all-day pass, $15 for a Friday all-day pass and $30 for a two-day pass. Admission for children 6-years old and under is $1 per game. 
What can I take into the game? 
Food, beverages, containers, large bags (over 8.5” x 11”), strollers, weapons, inflatables, noisemakers, and others are NOT allowed. Items that are allowed include diaper bags, umbrellas, blankets, jackets, medical items, chairbacks, binoculars, cameras, and bags smaller than 8.5” x 11”. For more details, please see the full Carry-In Policy here

Are the games on TV?  
Yes, all the championship games will be televised live on cable by FS Wisconsin. Check local cable listings for the channel in your area. The finals will not be streamed live on the Internet because of contractual restrictions and obligations.

Are the games on the radio?  
Yes, there are many radio stations that will carry the games. Check your local listings. Also, The Big 1070 in Madison will be broadcasting all of the games live on the radio and live online as well, with The Big 920 in Milwaukee carrying the D1-D5 games. WSN football writer Travis Wilson will be doing color commentary on the D6, D4, and D2 games for the two stations. 
Where can I find coverage of the tournament online? is your home for the most complete coverage. You can check out our Playoff Central page for previews and other stories from througout the playoffs. We’ll also have plenty of coverage from Camp Randall as well.

Where can I find results from the games?  
Follow all the games on our site, including the Scoreboard page.   

Where can I find information about the teams?  
Check out the Team pages for all 14 squads here on You can listen to audio of Sunday night's State Football Coaches Conference Call here.

Where can I eat?  
Camp Randall has concessions, but many fans choose to venture out between games or sessions. A number of fine eating establishments are within walking distance as well.  One in particular is the RedZone, which is the former Regent Street Retreat.  They will be featuring a $5 burger, brat or hot dog basket as a state tournament special. They also have the best TV setup near Camp Randall.

Where can I stay?  
For hotel information check out  

Who has the best coverage of the State Football Finals?  
We here at are your home for all things football, including the state finals. We'll have full coverage leading up to the games, full coverage from the games, and more. Look for the winners of the WSN Senior Football Awards to be announced on Wednesday.

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