SSU Announces Tailgating Protocols For Homecoming

All Patrons Must Purchase A Game Ticket; Ticket Sales Capped At 3,000

Savannah State Athletics has released new guidelines and protocols for the 2021 Homecoming football game with Clark Atlanta on Oct. 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. in Theodore A. Wright Stadium.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place, along with the clear bag procedure for access to the stadium.

Capacity for the game, including tailgating, will be limited to 6,000 persons. A maximum of 3,000 tickets will be sold to the game. Every person must purchase a game ticket to access the tailgating section. No wristbands will be sold for access.

Fans who purchase a tailgating and/or an RV spot will receive two (2) complimentary football game tickets (Tiger Pit Section). Additional tickets for tailgaters can be purchased online before or on game day. Once 3,000 game tickets are purchased, there will be no further access to the game or tailgating area.

A special setup for RV’s and vendors in the tailgating area will begin on Friday, Oct. 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The general setup for individuals who purchase tailgating, RV, and vendor spots will be Saturday,

Oct. 16, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Tailgating, RV or vendor spots will not be sold on game day.

There will be reduced capacity in the tailgating area. A total of 17 RV spots, 99 tailgating spots, and 12 vending spots will be available for purchase. A maximum of two tailgating spots can be purchased per person and one RV spot per person.

For reentry between the game and tailgating, patrons will be provided a wristband game ticket or credential. Wristbands will only allow reentry access to the tailgating areas. Patrons cannot access the game entrances with a wristband alone. Parking for credentialed individuals will be in the West Lot of Tiger Arena.

The LaRoche gate will be closed at 7 a.m. on Oct. 16. Entry and exit to the campus will be allowed through the Whatley and Falligant gates all day. The Jasmine gate will be a oneway, entrance-only, gate from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All game tickets, tailgating, RV, vendor spots, and season tickets can be purchased at which opened on Sept. 29.

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