ATLANTA-With the first Saturday night game at Georgia State Stadium already announced, the remaining five home game times were announced on Monday, including two more Saturday night games later in the season.

Georgia State will open the home portion of the schedule on Sept. 7, facing Furman at 7 p.m. Under third-year head coach Shawn Elliott, the Panthers will also face Army (Oct. 19 – 7 p.m.) and Troy (Oct. 26 – 7 p.m.) at night under the lights of Georgia State Stadium.

The annual Homecoming Game will take place on Oct. 5, against Arkansas State with a 3:30 p.m. kickoff, while the final two home games of the season against Appalachian State (Nov. 16) and South Alabama (Nov. 23) will take place at 2 p.m.

“We are excited to play three games under the lights at Georgia State Stadium this year,” Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb said. “We are expecting a great crowd on Sept. 7, for our first Saturday night game inside our stadium, and we know that it is just the start of an exciting season of football for Coach Elliott’s squad.”

Season tickets and single-game tickets are now on sale by visiting or by calling 404-413-4020 during normal business hours. Students are admitted free to all Georgia State home events.

Children 10 and under receive free admission but still require a ticket. Please call 404-413-4020 or email to arrange for tickets. On game day, children 10 and under without a ticket must get a ticket from the ticket office between Gates 6 and 7.

Children 2 and under are permitted without a ticket but are required to sit in the lap of parent/guardian.


GSU fans can get their first look at the 2019 squad on Saturday, Aug. 17, when head coach Shawn Elliott and the Panthers host a free open practice at Georgia State Stadium. 

Admission is free, and free parking will be available in the Green Lot, directly across from GSU Stadium. Fans can enter the stadium at Gate 7. Gates will open at 9 a.m., with the practice starting at approximately 10 a.m. Fans will be allowed on the field following the practice, and gates will close at 1 p.m. Restrooms will be available on the 100 Level, and some concessions will be available.

Another great opportunity to see the Panthers is at Georgia State Night with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, Aug. 22, at SunTrust Park. To purchase tickets, including a co-branded Georgia State/Atlanta Braves baseball cap, visit