ID=2888527It's Homecoming weekend in Big Orange Country, and the Vols are hoping a big, excited crowd can help them pull off another upset in Neyland Stadium.

The #7 Auburn Tigers (8-1, 4-1) are the seventh ranked team the Vols have played in the regular season in 2013, a school record.

Kickoff is set for Noon. Gates to Neyland Stadium open at 10:0 am. ESPN will televise the game.

Here's what you need to know if you are heading to campus on Saturday:

What is allowed, and what isn't

Backpacks are prohibited in Neyland Stadium. Purses or other bags larger than 12 inches by 12 inches by 12 inches cannot be brought into the stadium.

These items also are prohibited:

• alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles or coolers

• radios without headphones

• open umbrellas

• video cameras

• stadium seats with arms

• weapons of any kind, including pocket knives

Nothing can be left or stored at stadium gates. Fans can bring the following items inside the stadium, provided they meet the size requirement:

• cushions and seats without arms

• small diaper bags that accompany infants

• small cameras, pagers, cell phones and binoculars

Gameday activities

There are number of Homecoming Activities planned for Saturday. Click here for more information.

The Vol Walk is scheduled for 9:45 am. It starts on Volunteer Boulevard near Circle Park, as the members of the football team proceed down Volunteer Boulevard and then continue down Peyton Manning Pass to the stadium.

The Pride of the Southland Marching Band will begin marching at 10:20 a.m. from their new home at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center on Volunteer Boulevard and will then follow the same path as the Vol Walk.

Parking and Traffic

Due to campus construction, fans are encouraged to arrive early. For complete information on game day parking, stadium regulations and activities, go


Only fans with permits can park on campus. UT encourages others to use shuttle buses from the Old City, the Knoxville Civic Coliseum and the Market Square area of downtown Knoxville, and Farragut High School in west Knoxville. Many area hotels also offer shuttle service to the game.

More information

Fans are encouraged to follow @UTGameday on Twitter for the latest updates on traffic, weather, gate information and game day events such as the Vol Walk and band march.