June 24, 2010
The public memorial service celebrating the life of Coach John Wooden is scheduled for this Saturday, June 26, in UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, beginning at 11 am.
The memorial service - expected to last approximately 90 minutes - is being broadcast live by Prime Ticket, which is also providing a satellite feed allowing other outlets to also broadcast live. In addition, the service is being streamed live at www.ucla.edu.
Approximately 6,000 seats in Pauley Pavilion's middle and upper levels will be available to the public on a general admission basis. The doors to Pauley Pavilion will open at 9 am. Per University policy, no overnight camping will be allowed and anyone on campus prior to 5 am. will be asked to leave.
Public attending the service will enter through the Intramural Field and will be staged there until the doors of Pauley Pavilion open.
The entrance to the Intramural Field will be from the east at Wilson Plaza between the John Wooden Center and the North Athletic Field.
Once people have entered the Intramural Field, they will not be permitted to leave the Intramural Field or they will lose their place in line.
Portable restrooms will be available on the Intramural Field.
People may bring food or drink to the Intramural Field while they are waiting for the doors to open, but those items must be disposed of prior to entering Pauley Pavilion.
No portable chairs, strollers or balloons are allowed on the Intramural Field.
Those planning to attend are reminded that this is a memorial service; Cameras are not permitted.
Public arriving prior to 7:00 am may park at the Structure 4, Pay Station area if entering campus at Sunset and Westwood or at Structure 8, Level 4 if entering campus on Westwood from Wilshire. Parking will be complimentary.
Beginning at 7:00 am, complimentary parking will also be available at Structures 4 and 7 (from the Sunset and Westwood entrance) and Structures 8 and 9 (entering from Westwood).
Public with Disabled Person's Parking Placards may park at these same locations with additional accessible parking spaces designated at the Structure 6, Pay Station area and at Structure 8, Level 4. Van accessible parking (8'3" max. clearance) will be available at Structure 8, Level 4. Oversized vehicles may drop off passengers at the turnaround adjacent to Structure 6 and will then need to stage at Lot 36 at Veteran and Kinross.
After parking, everyone will be directed to Wilson Plaza for admittance to the memorial.
For those not admitted to Pauley Pavilion, the service will be shown live on video boards in Drake Stadium, adjacent to Pauley Pavilion.