Everything to Know About Alumni & Family Weekend Football

Varsity Football continues its season against the Portsmouth High School Patriots under the lights this Friday, September 23, 2022! Kick-off is slated for 7pm. Here’s everything you need to know…


This contest is part of Bishop Hendricken’s Alumni & Family Weekend celebration. This year, the festivities include several reunions and a special pre-game ceremony!

All Bishop Hendricken alumni are invited to join us for an Alumni Tailgate on the pavilion starting at 6pm, free of charge.

All current Bishop Hendricken students are invited to a free pre-game tailgate with food, music, and lawn games on the practice field beginning at 5pm, free of charge.


Tickets for all current Bishop Hendricken students are free. Tickets can be picked up at all lunches from September 20-22, 2022.

Alumni, parent, family, and general public pre-sale tickets are $8 and will be on sale in the Athletics Office from September 20-22, 2022 from 11am-3pm. Four tickets maximum per individual. Parent passes are not valid for the Alumni & Family Weekend game.

Portsmouth High School and St. Mary Academy – Bay View will also have pre-sale tickets for Friday’s game. Students, families, and fans from either schools should contact their respective Athletics Office to purchase.


The gate will open at 5:30pm. A limited number of gate tickets will also be available for $10 on Friday, but fans are highly encouraged to purchase pre-sale tickets ahead of game day in order to guarantee admission and skip lines.


As part of our Alumni & Family Weekend celebration, all ticket holders are invited to remain in their seats post-game for a special fireworks spectacular over the stadium! Those who wish to leave before the show begins will have a 5-minute period post-game to depart the stadium before the fireworks begin.


Parking will be available on campus on a first come, first served basis. The Warwick Avenue and Oakland Beach Avenue lots will be open for parking until filled. Additional parking will be available at the Big Lots parking lot located adjacent to campus at 2485 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889. A shuttle bus will be available to take fans in overflow parking to and from Big Lots.


Bishop Hendricken’s student and fan section will be located on the grand stand behind the home sideline. Portsmouth’s student and fan section will be located behind the visitors sideline. Staff will be on-hand to guide fans to their respective sections on admission into the stadium.


Fans unable to attend the game can watch live on Cox Channel 4, or stream the game for free on YurView.com, here.


The Hungry Hawk snack bar will be open for concessions during the game, as will the Saugy Franks and Macs Screaming Corn & Tacos food trucks. The Rhode Island Army National Guard will also be on-hand with its rock climbing wall for fans to enjoy! Restrooms are available inside the stadium. Golf cart shuttles will be available for patrons needing assistance from the admissions gate to the stadium.


All athletes, coaches, officials, students, and fans are expected to exhibit good sportsmanship at all times. To read sportsmanship expectations, click here.


All media and photographers must be credentialed for sidelines access. Media and photographers without a 2022-2023 RIIL credential should contact Christian Kabbas to request a credential from the school for the game, here. No fans or spectators will be allowed on the sideline or inside the perimeter of the field at any point.