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  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Stadium/Theme: Ohio Stadium / Military Appreciation
  • Game Time: November 9; Time: TBA
  • TV Coverage: TBA
School Details:

Team Site
Travel and Lodging
Gameday and Parking Info
Tickets/Stadium Chart

Fan Websites:

Hammer and Rails
Old Gold Free Press

Big Ten School Review

The co-founders of CletusFest have attended football games at every Big Ten Stadium. Although each school visit includes great memories, we thought it would be helpful for Buckeye fans to know what they were getting themselves into when considering a Big Ten road trip. Our Rating is based on a Five Point Scale (5 being best):

Overall Rating: ***

Ross-Ade Stadium

Purdue's stadium can get loud, and includes such great features as the big drum and the train whistles after a home team score. All in all, a worthy visit in the Big Ten.


The Boiler fans are ferocious during good years, but jump off the ship very quickly. We have seen the stadium filled with Buckeye fans, but that was a few years ago. During the Joe Tiller years, count on this group to be friendly, but ready to cheer.


There is limited parking around the stadium, but usually the locals will guide you to the lot behind the stadium.

Nightlife/City Atmosphere

Purdue has some decent restaurant/bar choices, most of which are located off of Main Street. Try out The Pub on Union Street.

OSU Football Schedule

Date Opponent Details
08/31/24 Akron 3:30pm
09/07/24 Western Michigan 7:30pm
09/21/24 Marshall TBA
09/28/24 @ Michigan State TBA
10/05/24 Iowa TBA
10/12/24 @ Oregon TBA
10/26/24 Nebraska TBA
11/02/24 @ Penn State TBA
11/09/24 Purdue TBA
11/16/24 @ Northwestern TBA
11/23/24 Indiana TBA
11/30/24 scUM TBA

How Firm Thy Friendship


OSU Football Stadium
Tailgate table with alcohol
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Tailgating cars
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