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Mizzou Football: Fans Cautioned on Heat for Mizzou vs. Toledo


Press Release University of Missouri:

 Mizzou Athletics once again asks visiting fans to plan ahead for dealing withexpected high temperatures at Memorial Stadium as Mizzou Football takes onToledo at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Those attending the Tigers-Rocketsmatchup are asked to take note of several precautionary measures andguidelines.

 FaurotField/Memorial Stadium will again be equipped for the heat with water jugs andmisting stations positioned throughout concourses for fans in need of relieffrom the high temperatures. Additionally, fans are allowed to bring oneunopened, factory sealed bottle of water through the stadium's gates. Emptybottles (no glass) are also permitted for use at drinking fountains or waterjug stations.

 Generalguidelines for high-temperature days

-Wear loose-fitting clothing and a hat

-Use sunscreen of at least 30 SPF – repeat application periodically

-Seek shade if you begin to feel dizzy

-Drink plenty of fluids such as water and isotonic drinks – be sure to includethese on your tailgate shopping lists!

-Avoid excessive consumption of alcohol

-Go immediately to a First Aidstation, or notify the nearest event personnel if you need help


Mizzouwill provide the following amenities to fans for the game against Toledo

-Stadium concession stands will be stocked with twice as much bottled water asusual

-Courtesy cups of ice will be available for fans needing to cool down once gatesopen

-Water jugs will be spread throughout the east and west concourse for fans inneed of hydration once gates open

-One (1) unopened, factory sealed bottle of water is permitted to enter thestadium – guests are also permitted to bring empty bottles (no glass bottles)to utilize at drinking fountains and our water stations

-Misting stations will be setup around the stadium on the north, east and westconcourse

-Event personnel, uniformed officers and EMS will be on the lookout for fans inheat distress


Rememberour Pride Points:



-ArriveEarly/Stay Late

-Celebrateour Traditions

-Respectthe Game


Andadditionally for another weekend of Mizzou Football: beat the heat!

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