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Gameday Information - UCLA vs. California

Nov 24, 2021

UCLA Football will play host to the California Golden Bears on Saturday, Nov. 27 at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Kickoff for the game is set for 7:30 pm PT. The game will air on FS1 Network and on radio on AM570 and Sirius/XM: Ch. 108/198.

UCLA is using mobile ticketing for all events. Fans attending the games should download tickets to their smartphone prior to arriving at the Rose Bowl. View the online mobile ticketing guide here for more information. Tickets for Saturday's game are still available and can be purchased at

In accordance with the Pasadena Department of Public Health, all fans age 12 and older are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the game. Additionally, all individuals age 2 and older, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear an appropriate face covering while attending UCLA games at the Rose Bowl, except when eating or drinking. Highly-trafficked and touched areas will be cleaned and sanitized regularly throughout the game, and hand washing and sanitizing stations are located throughout the stadium. Current health department protocols are subject to change based on state and national guidelines. Click here for more information on the current policies.

Enhanced screening procedures, including the use of electronic security equipment at all gates, have been implemented at UCLA Football games. The Clear Bag Policy limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the Rose Bowl. The policy is designed to provide more consistent screening and to expedite fan entry.

Parking lots for UCLA vs. Cal open at 1:30 pm. Parking in Lot H, Brookside Park, and the Golf Course are sold by the City of Pasadena for $25 per car in advance and $30 on game day. Please note that advance single-game parking cannot be purchased on the day of the game. Fans are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and pre-purchase parking online here for a $5 discount off on-site pricing.

Parking is also available at the Parsons complex parking lot in Pasadena. Access to the lot is off of Fair Oaks Avenue and at 100 W. Walnut Street. Single-game parking in the Parsons Lot can be purchased on-site for $18. A free shuttle runs continuously beginning three hours prior to kickoff until one hour after the conclusion of the game.

The Rose Bowl, named college football's greatest stadium by Sports Illustrated, offers one of the best tailgating experiences in college football, with a variety of options for pre-game celebrations. The Fan Zone in Lot H offers a wide variety of public activities and photo opportunities. This entertainment area is FREE and open to the public four hours and fifteen minutes before kickoff. New to the Fan Zone this week is the Victory Bell, with a fresh coat of blue paint after the Bruins' 62-33 victory at USC. The Victory Bell will be on display beginning at 3pm.

Fan Zone Tailgating Options:

Ralph's Ultimate Tailgate Experience (details)

  • 1 FREE Admission with a Ralph's receipt for $35 of qualifying purchases
  • Includes:
    • Open buffet & free non-alcoholic beverages
    • Four drink tickets, good for beer and wine
    • Flat screen televisions

Landmark Vineyards Century Club

  • An all-inclusive tailgate experience for 3 hours leading up to kickoff.
  • Entry is $75 per game and includes:
    • Enjoy a full buffet catered by Newport Rib Company and drinks at the full, hosted bar.
    • Watch other sporting events from across the country on TCL 65" TVs

Tailgater Concierge (details)

  • Providing turn-key tailgate solutions for fans with a reserved space and all the necessary tailgating equipment

Live musical performances including the UCLA Alumni band.

Food Zone

  • Featuring vendors such as Fat Sal's, Newport Rib Company, Fresh Brothers, and Auntie Anne's

Bruin Spirit Zone

  • Fans 21 and older can enjoy beer/wine, games on TVs, a live DJ and more.

UCLA Store

  • Shop the latest Bruin apparel, including the new Nike/Jordan Brand gear, and UCLA accessories in this 3,200 square foot space.

The UCLA Football team will arrive at the Rose Bowl via Arroyo Blvd at 5 pm outside Gate A. Fans should follow @UCLAGameday on Twitter for the most up-to-date information and for all their Rose Bowl gameday needs. Fans are encouraged to cheer on the Bruins along the west side of Arroyo.

The Rose Bowl gates open at 6 pm. Fans should be seated by 7 pm to witness pregame festivities, including the National Anthem performed by the UCLA Marching Band and the 2021 Senior Class Celebration.

The honorary captain for the game is Pro Football Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden. A four-year starter at left tackle for the Bruins, Ogden earned consensus All-America honors in 1995 and was selected to the All-Pac-10 team in 1994 and 1995. He was drafted fourth overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 1996 NFL Draft and played 12 NFL seasons, during which he was selected to play in 11 Pro Bowls. He and the Ravens won Super Bowl XXXV in 2001. Ogden's UCLA jersey #79 was retired in 1997, and he was inducted into the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006, the College Football Hall of Fame in 2012 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013 in his first year of eligibility.

As a reminder, the UCLA Bruins Mobile App is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. Collaborating with Learfield and Sidearm Sports in its production, UCLA Athletics is pleased to offer the mobile app to all Bruin fans free of charge. The app, which allows fans to receive live score updates during events, sign up to receive push notifications about breaking news, and more, can be downloaded here.