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BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:41 am
by jd of de
BLUE HEN TD CLUB ANNOUNCES PITTSBURGH BUS TRIP!

Interest has been high enough we are now running a BHTC bus trip to the Pittsburgh game. Like all of our overnight trips this year, the final price will lower as more Blue Hen fans sign up for the trip.

Current BHTC Member Price is $249 p/p, double occupancy.
Non-members add $10 p/p.

The fan free time in Pittsburgh offers a lot to do, including the Toby Keith concert or the Pirates vs Reds game, both on Friday night. This is a confirmed trip; sign-up cutoff for this trip is Sunday, August 18, 2019. Contact us through the website to purchase your seats.

Friday, September 27, 2019
7:00 am – Depart Newark
8:15 am – Additional Pickup: Exton, PA
12:45 pm – Arrive Pittsburgh
Free to Explore Pittsburgh, attend the Toby Keith Concert
or the Pirates vs Reds baseball game.

Saturday, September 28, 2019
No BHTC Pregame Tailgate
12:30 pm – (expected) Kickoff time for Delaware vs Pittsburgh
5:30 pm – (expected) Cracker Barrel, New Stanton PA dinner stop (not included in price)
10:00 pm – (expected) Exton, PA drop-off
11:30 pm – (expected) Newark, DE return

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:41 am
by jd of de
Signup cutoff for our Pitt trip is August 17th

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:25 pm
by Maineroad
Having gone to the last one of these - ok, the last quarter and four minutes of the last one of these - I admire anyone brave enough to make the trek. I've lived here for a long time now, so if anyone needs/wants any suggestions, just let me know. This is not one of those years when Pitt tickets are basically free, as is the case when ND or PSU is on the home slate, but you can still sit lower level between the 30's for $10. FYI, the visitors seats at Heinz are awful, as is Heinz itself, and likely the visitor.

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
by Gannonfan
I saw that Pitt is playing at 11AM on a date earlier in September when the Pirates have a home game as well later in the evening. Given that the Pirates are playing at night on the day of the UD/Pitt game is it likely that this will end up being an 11AM game as well?

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:19 pm
by jd of de
Gannonfan wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
I saw that Pitt is playing at 11AM on a date earlier in September when the Pirates have a home game as well later in the evening. Given that the Pirates are playing at night on the day of the UD/Pitt game is it likely that this will end up being an 11AM game as well?
last season in the same situation they did a 12:30pm start ... either way the bus folks are already there and why we decided to do a overnight trip

the damn ACC schedule rules would drive me crazy if I had to do that kickoff time guessing game every week

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
by Maddog@76
JD: You do a tremendous service to the BHTD Club and the University of Delaware football fans. You function as a mini AD. You have my appreciation and admiration. Thanks. Wayne Hanby Go Hens!

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:59 pm
by jd of de
Maddog@76 wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
JD: You do a tremendous service to the BHTD Club and the University of Delaware football fans. You function as a mini AD. You have my appreciation and admiration. Thanks. Wayne Hanby Go Hens!
Thanks Wayne. I’ll see you the 28th.

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:36 pm
by HENJOHN
I agree Wayne. JDs contributions are numerous. The TD Club Luncheons start the 28th. Chrissy and Rocco are scheduled to speak. I urge any fan that can attend to come to these Lunches. They are well run, organized and informative. Foods good too!

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:23 am
by UDPat
I will also second and salute JD for all his efforts!!!

There are numbskulls on this boards and I fully acknowledge, I may be one.


JD is all class!!!

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:11 am
by hoopster
Maddog@76 wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
JD: You do a tremendous service to the BHTD Club and the University of Delaware football fans. You function as a mini AD. You have my appreciation and admiration. Thanks. Wayne Hanby Go Hens!
+1

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:26 am
by jd of de
Thanks guys :oops: :oops: I appreciate your support.

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:17 pm
by williams01
jd of de wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:26 am
Thanks guys :oops: :oops: I appreciate your support.
JD I have a question for you.

Do you know if there are many Hens fans that live in Florida. I live in Fort Myers.

I have been a fan for almost 50 years. My dad taught at Delaware for 35 years. So
I kind grow up around Delaware football.

Me and my wife are going to be heading up to the Elon game. Can't wait to see
a live game. I really miss the game days at Delaware. It is so awesome there.

Thanks

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:39 pm
by jd of de
William, A few BHTC members winter in Florida but can’t recall any full-timers. JD

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:44 pm
by BlueHenBill
Maddog@76 wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:53 pm
JD: You do a tremendous service to the BHTD Club and the University of Delaware football fans. You function as a mini AD. You have my appreciation and admiration. Thanks. Wayne Hanby Go Hens!
+1

Re: BHTC Bus Trip to Pitt Game

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:58 pm
by 77HEN
williams01 wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:17 pm
jd of de wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:26 am
Thanks guys :oops: :oops: I appreciate your support.
JD I have a question for you.

Do you know if there are many Hens fans that live in Florida. I live in Fort Myers.

I have been a fan for almost 50 years. My dad taught at Delaware for 35 years. So
I kind grow up around Delaware football.

Me and my wife are going to be heading up to the Elon game. Can't wait to see
a live game. I really miss the game days at Delaware. It is so awesome there.

Thanks
There are 9 or 10 identified donors to the WAC/Stadium Reno project listed with FL addresses. And surely there a many other UD alums who live in FL (lots of those NY and NJ students who attended years ago).

https://www1.udel.edu/giving/henfunder/ ... t_id=23868