Kyle Field will be open to visitors from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. No, this isn’t football-related, it’s so that people can go in there and play Pokemon Go, the smartphone game that is sweeping the world. Fans can enter at Entry 3 on the west side of Kyle Field.
Visit #KyleField TOMORROW to catch new #12thMan walk-on kicker #PokemonGo Hitmonlee. Hall of Champions entry at 4P pic.twitter.com/XtfWMUTW6S— Texas A&M Football (@AggieFootball) July 13, 2016
This is a growing trend at sporting venues, as Nebraska, Notre Dame and the Durham Bulls baseball team. have already announced similar promotions. Don’t be surprised if many others soon follow suit.
Only 1 way to catch a #PokemonGO Tentacool...— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) July 12, 2016
Get yours on a Notre Dame Stadium tour
The #Huskers are going to let you get your Pokemon Go fix Thursday in Memorial Stadium. This is not a drill. https://t.co/RaJZeMKiex— CornNation (@CornNation) July 12, 2016
We hear @DurhamBulls stadium is open tomorrow for #PokemonGo! Stop by RTC (PokeStop) and take Route 700 downtown. pic.twitter.com/x86dEqwoT9— GoTriangle (@GoTriangle) July 11, 2016
1) Pokemon Go becomes a hot in-stadium attraction— CBS Sports CFB (@CBSSportsCFB) July 11, 2016
3) Profit https://t.co/wreP2pCjx2 pic.twitter.com/7JfyejzYMB
While this may sound ridiculous to some, at least it allows players to catch their Pokemon in a safe and appropriate environment.
7/11-Traffic accident: Illegally parked car struck from behind (*Airbags deployed in 2nd car). 1st driver had exited to catch a Pokémon.— Texas A&M Police (@TAMUPolice) July 13, 2016
Robbery victims at @UofMaryland were playing #PokemonGo when they had their phones stolen https://t.co/taEZeJwMnT @tswaak27— Russell Blair (@RussellBlairCT) July 13, 2016
The Holocaust Museum wants visitors to please stop playing Pokémon Go there https://t.co/RttNej8s9B pic.twitter.com/2R5PqJZc4o— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) July 12, 2016
We do not consider playing "Pokemon Go" to be appropriate decorum on the grounds of ANC. We ask all visitors to refrain from such activity.— Arlington Cemetery (@ArlingtonNatl) July 12, 2016