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Endzone Seating

  • Endzone Seating - Endzone seats at Ryan Field are the same metal bleachers found in all other parts of Ryan Field (except for Club seats). The first row in each of thes...

Seats with Backs

  • Seats with Backs - Seats in the back of sections 228-230, the Wildcat Den, are the only seats in Ryan Field that have chairback seating.  

Sideline Seating

  • Sideline Seating - Sideline seating on the lower level is made up of sections with as many as 79 rows, with the largest sections located right at midfield. Fans on the ...

Student Section

Students from Northwestern have sections 111-112 designated for them.

Visitor Section

  • Visitor Section - Visitor seating is available in Sections 134-136 and 234-235. 

Wildcat Den Seating

  • Wildcat Den Seating - The Wildcat Den is a premier seating location located below the Press Box on the West side of Ryan Field. These seats are the best way to enjoy outdoo...

Shaded & Covered Seating

A view of the overhang from section 126.
A view of the overhang at Ryan Field.

Less than 10% of seats at Ryan Field offer some type of shade or cover. Below is a sample of seats that are at least partially covered or shaded at different times of the day. To search for tickets or to find out if your seats are protected from the sun or rain, follow the link for the seat finder.

  • Rows 74 and above in Section 128 are covered

Ryan Field Seat Views

Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

Rows 8+ in Sections 228, 229 and 230

  • Excellent views near the 50 yard line
  • Chairback premium seating with in-seat wait service
  • Good overhead coverage from the Press Box above

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Impressing a Guest.

Seating Tips & Advice

  • "Chairback Seating is Only Within Club Seats" - All seating at Ryan Field is on metal bleachers. The only chairback seating at Ryan Field is in the Wildcat Den on the 200 Level or in the Box Seats of Sections 106-110 and 127-131.

Ryan Field Seating Reviews

  • "Ohio State Buckeyes at Northwestern Wildcats - Nov 5, 2022" - - Good views of the entire field and of the scoreboard. Very windy day but far enough down from the l...
    Section 227, Row 27   Verified Customer
  • "Ohio State Buckeyes at Northwestern Wildcats - Nov 5, 2022" - - Great view of whole field from 10 and not blocked by players. Easy access to concourse and restrooms...
    Section 105, Row 13   Verified Customer
  • "Great view" - - We were in these seats but we were able to move out of the sun. Better experience out of the hot sun...
    Section 131, Row 59, Seats 22-23
  • Section 109, Row 46, Seats 22, 23
  • Section 110, Row 10   Verified Customer
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