Iowa Football Open Practice Set for April 22

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football team will hold an open practice Saturday, April 22, in Kinnick Stadium. The open practice will conclude Iowa’s spring drills and is free.

Gates to Kinnick Stadium will open at 9:45 a.m. (CT) with practice scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Fans will be able to enter select gates, including Gates A (south end zone) B (southwest) and H (northwest). Regular season game-day search procedures will be in place and fans will be allowed to sit in the south and west stands.

Free parking will be available on hard surface lots, while normal ramp fees will be charged. Tailgating will not be allowed. Concession stands will be open at select locations on the concourse with limited menu items available. Additional information is available at

The Hawkeyes open the 2023 season Saturday, Sept. 2, hosting nonconference foe Utah State. Following a trip to Ames on Sept. 9 to meet Iowa State in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game, the Hawkeyes will close the nonconference season Sept. 16 by hosting Western Michigan.

In Big Ten Conference play, the Hawkeyes host Michigan State (Sept. 30), Purdue (Oct. 7), Minnesota (Oct. 21), Rutgers (Nov. 11) and Illinois (Nov. 18). Road games include traveling to Penn State (Sept. 30), Wisconsin (Oct. 14), Northwestern at Wrigley Field (Nov. 4) and Nebraska (Nov. 24) on Black Friday.

Questions concerning the purchase of 2023 football tickets, including general public, UI faculty/staff and UI student season tickets by current UI students, should be directed to the UI Athletics Ticket Office. The office telephone number is 1-800-IA-HAWKS and ticket information is available at

All tickets to 2023 home games will be mobile. Fans may access tickets via the Hawkeye Sports App, a link via email, or account login at These tickets are optimized for display on your smartphone device, and should not be printed. Fans can review additional information on mobile tickets by visiting