Alcoholic Beverages

Alcoholic beverages may not be taken out of the stadium. Can, bottles, coolers, and alcohol may not be brought into the stadium

 

ADA Accessibility

The ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), and the Revised ADA TITLE II and TITLE III Regulations (part 2) protect persons with disabilities. Georgia State makes every effort to comply with state and federal accessibility regulations and make reasonable accommodations for our guests.

 

Accessible seating is available in our facilities.  For information on accessible seating, prior to game day, please contact 404-413-4020.  On game day, questions and exchanges may be made at the ticket office and are subject to availability.

 

Animals

Animals are not permitted inside of Georgia State Stadium with the exception of service animals and service animals in training for guests with disabilities.  Please make sure you have any necessary documentation, credentials or identification.

 

Bags

Panther fans are required to carry Clear bags to hold their belongings that are no larger than 12” X 6” X 12”, 1-Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag,  and/or Clutches that are no larger than 4.5” X 6.5”,  approximately the size of a hand.

 

Bags larger than 12” x 6” x 12” and all backpacks are prohibited at Georgia State Stadium. Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs.

 

All bags are subject to search.  Guests are encouraged to return unauthorized bags to their vehicles.  Georgia State University will provide a bag check station that is secure and monitored to allow fans to check bags in and out during the event. The bag check station will be located on the North end of the stadium near the ticket booths.

 

Baby Changing Stations

Each restroom throughout Georgia State Stadium contains a baby changing station.

 

Birthday Wishes

Panther fans have the opportunity to wish friends and family a Happy Birthday free of charge at home football games by having their name appear on the video board. All requests must be submitted online at www.georgiastatesports.com/birthdays at least 72 hours prior to the event. (Due to in-game events scheduling, no exceptions can be made to this policy). Any questions can be directed to the Georgia State Marketing Office at (404) 413-4179.

 

Bowl Game Information

Bowl game ticket applications will be mailed and emailed to all Panther Athletic Club members when Georgia State attains bowl eligibility. 

 

Tickets ordered by the application deadline will be shipped. Any orders placed after the deadline will be available for pick up at Will Call. Will Call dates and times will be posted on GeorgiaStateSports.com shortly after the bowl announcement.

 

Sun Belt Bowl Partners

College Football Playoff – Opportunity to select Sun Belt Champions for one of six bowls or CFP semifinals

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl – First Selection (vs. CUSA)

Dollar General Bowl (Mobile, Ala.) – Second Selection (vs. MAC)

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.) – Third Selection (vs. MAC)

Autonation Cure Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) – Fourth Selection (vs. American)

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl – Fifth Selection (vs. Mountain West)

 

Compliance

As a member of the NCAA and Sun Belt Conference, Georgia State is committed to compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. The Athletics Department appreciates your continued commitment in this regard. Your support and cooperation in complying with NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules assists Georgia State in maintaining its winning efforts on- and off-the-field. If you have any questions regarding these rules and regulations, please contact the Georgia State Athletics Compliance Staff at (404)413-4010.

 

Concessions

All concession stands are managed by Panther Dining which are located on the Promenade and 200 level.  Please email all questions regarding concessions to gsudininghalls@gsu.edu .

Customer Service Centers

Guest Service stations are located in the North East portion of the stadium near section 125 near Gate 7.

 

Emergency Information

If a situation arises which requires evacuation of Georgia State Stadium, we request your cooperation and assistance to exit the facility in an orderly manner. For your safety, law enforcement and game day security staff are positioned in and around the stadium.

 

A Police Command Center is located inside the stadium behind Section 309 and at Gate 2 on the Service Level South end of the facility. During and after the game, Georgia State University Police can be contacted at (404) 413-3333 or 911. Listen to the public-address system for information about weather, emergency evacuations and other emergency information.

 

Once an evacuation announcement has been given, please proceed to the nearest stairway or exit. Outside the stadium, follow the directions of the event staff and do not attempt to re-enter the stadium. Follow @GSUPanthers on Twitter.

 

In the case of an adverse weather situation, please seek immediate safe shelter.

 

Family Restrooms

There are three family restrooms located around the facility.  1) on the 100 level North end by Pounce Town, 2) on the 200 Level by Section 210, and 3) on the 300 Level behind Suite 54.  For nursing mothers, please visit a Frist Aid Station located behind Suite 20, to receive assistance to the designated area.

 

 

Field Access

Only authorized personnel, ages 16 and older, with proper credentials will be permitted on the field before, during, or after a game.  Any unauthorized person going on to the field will be removed and subject to ejection and/or arrest.

 

First Aid/ Healthcare Stations

First Aid Stations are provided courtesy of GSU Athletics (or Grady Hospital). Patrons in need of medical attention should visit one of these two locations:

Behind section 125 near Gate 7

Behind section 206 on the 200 Level

 

Game Day Sponsorships

All game day sponsorships and promotions, including Fan Zone activities, are coordinated through Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment. For more information about corporate sponsorships, please contact GSU Athletics Sponsorships at (404) 413-4166.

 

Hospitality Tents

For information on reserving a purchasing a private tailgate tent for your group, contact Brian Kelly at (404) 413-4152 or bkelly@gsu.edu in the Athletics Marketing office.

 

Lost and Found

Please refer all lost articles to a Police Officer or Event Staff member. To claim a lost item during the game, please visit the Guest Services booth near section 125 by Gate 7.  To claim a lost item after the game, please call Campus Police at 404-413-3333.

 

Lost Children and Guests

Lost children and guests should be taken to the Guest Services Booth located inside the stadium by section 125 and Gate 7.  Parents and guests looking for lost children or guests should contact the nearest usher or security personnel and should be directed to the GSUPD Command Center.  Campus Police can be contacted at (404) 413-3333 or 911 during and after the game.

 

Marketing Questions

Contact Brian Kelly at (404) 413-4152 for all questions regarding scoreboard and public address announcements.

 

Panther Walk

Join the Georgia State band, cheerleaders and dance team in welcoming the Panthers football team to Georgia State Stadium 2.0 hours prior to kickoff.

 

Prohibited Items & behavior

Georgia State University, the Sun Belt Conference, and the NCAA promote good

sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches, and spectators. We encourage all fans

to support the participants and officials in a positive manner. Thank you for

displaying your sportsmanship at Georgia State events.

 

It is a principle of the Sun Belt Conference that student-athletes, coaches, athletics

administrators, support groups, and all others associated with intercollegiate

athletics adhere to such fundamental values as respect, fairness, civility, honesty,

and accountability. Thank you for your support of Sun Belt Conference Football

 

Rowdy, threatening, or inconsiderate behavior such as profane and abusive language, fighting or drunkenness shall not be tolerated within any tailgate area or within Georgia State Stadium.

 

The following items and activities are prohibited at Georgia State Stadium out of concern for the safety of our guests, employees and participants:

 

  1. Artificial Noisemakers
  2. Animals (except certified service animals)
  3. Backpacks
  4. Bags larger than 12” x 6” x 12”
  5. Outside food and drink
  6. Fireworks
  7. Bicycles, skateboards, scooters and rollerblades
  8. Coolers
  9. Illegal Substances
  10. Laser Pointers
  11. Flag poles and sticks
  12. Strollers in seats
  13. Umbrellas
  14. Video Cameras
  15. Weapons
  16. Large Signs

 

*Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements or special needs; please make sure you have any necessary documentation, credentials or identification.  Diaper bags are permitted only if accompanied by an infant. 

 

All person and belongings are subject to search.  Guests are encouraged to return unauthorized items to their vehicles.  Georgia State University cannot safeguard items not permitted into the stadium.  Prohibited items in the stadium will be confiscated and not returned.

 

Patrons in violation of stadium policies are subject to removal from the stadium, arrest and prosecution under applicable laws and statutes, and could forfeit ticket privileges to future events.  Students who violate rules may also be subject to disciplinary procedures through the University’s Office of Student Conduct.

 

Re-Entry/Pass Outs

There is no Re-Entry into Georgia State Stadium.

 

Signs/banners/flags

Signs/banners are permitted within Georgia State Stadium only if they meet the following guidelines:

The sign/banner is not larger than 3’ x 2’.

The sign/banner does not impair the view of any guest in the stadium or block any existing signage or vent.

The information contained on the sign/banner cannot be construed as vulgar, offensive, graphic, or outside of what the community standard would consider in “good taste.”

Signs/Banners are not permitted to be hung anywhere inside the stadium.

Be prepared to return any prohibited sign/banner/pole/stick to your vehicle.

 

Game management personnel reserves the right to confiscate signs, banners and flags that are in violation of stadium policy, that interfere with another guest’s view, or create a safety issue.

 

Smoking

In accordance with Georgia state law and Georgia State University policies, Georgia State Stadium has been designated a non-smoking venue.  A smoke-free environment inside athletic venues is the norm within the Sun Belt Conference and nationally.

 

Smoking in any form through the use of tobacco products (pipes, cigars and cigarettes) or “vaping” with e-cigarettes, is prohibited in the seating bowl, on the concourse and in restrooms.  Violators of this policy will be ejected from the stadium.

 

Strollers

Strollers are prohibited inside Georgia State Stadium.  Strollers must be taken to a stroller drop-off location at the North End of the stadium ticket booths/bag check station (Gates 8).  You will be provided with a claim ticket that must be returned to pick up your stroller.  Georgia State assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, or damaged stroller or items left in strollers.

 

Tailgating

Complete rules regarding alcohol consumption at Georgia State University events are posted at: http://www.georgiastatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=12700&ATCLID=211658590

Persons of legal age may consume malt beverages and unfortified wine in Georgia State Stadium parking facilities in connection with football tailgating.

Georgia State Stadium visitors shall carry a picture ID in accordance with University regulations. All persons consuming alcohol in the parking lots shall carry a driver’s license on them at all times

 

TV Broadcast information

Television broadcast times are controlled by the Sun Belt’s television partners and are generally announced either 12 or 6 days prior to the game. Game times will be widely publicized as soon as they are available on GeorgiaStateSports.com and on athletics social media accounts (@GSUFootball on twitter and on the Georgia State Athletics Facebook page).

 

Umbrellas

Umbrellas are prohibited inside Georgia State Stadium for the comfort and safety of all fans.  No storage of this item is available.  Please be prepared to use rain gear or ponchos during inclement weather.

 

Safety Tips

When possible, all parties should remain together within their groups.

Designate a meeting location in case someone gets separated from the family/group.

Escort all children to restroom facilities.

Agree on a time to leave the event.

If separated from the group, go to a police officer or event staff member.

Police Operations can be reached at 404-413-3333.

Don’t wander off from the group or explore isolated areas.

Report all suspicious activity to a police officer or call 911.