PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY!
This week, The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show begins at 5 p.m. in its new location behind the Chapman Grandstands of Doug Kingsmore Stadium, adjacent to Lot 4. The pregame radio show features tons of giveaways and inflatables for everyone to enjoy!
Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Tiger Band hosts its "90 Minutes Before Kickoff" mini-concert at the Outdoor Theater (between Sikes Hall and Cooper Library). At the conclusion, the band begins its traditional march down Fort Hill Street and makes its way to the West Endzone of Memorial Stadium.
We encourage everyone to arrive early and proceed to Lot 5 to welcome the team, as Tiger Walk is scheduled for approximately 5:50 p.m.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
8 a.m. - Parking lots open
4 p.m. - IPTAY/Ticket Office opens
5 p.m. - ADA Shuttles begin
5 p.m. - The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show & Clemson Fan Fest Area
5:50 p.m. - Tiger Walk
6 p.m. - Gates & suites open
8 p.m. - Kickoff
15 in 15 GAMEDAY IMPROVEMENTS
Constantly looking to improve one of the nation’s best gameday experiences, Clemson Athletics today announced 15 new improvements for its fans to expect in Memorial Stadium for the 2015 football season. You can read all about the new inititives here.
Back again for 2015, Clemson offers a unique, interactive GPS map that can show you the nearest portable or permanent restroom to your location! To enable the GPS function, click HERE then click on the nearest restroom and directions will pull open to show you how to get there!
To see the map of restroom locations, click HERE.
SECOND HALF SPIRIT
A unique part of the gameday experience at Memorial Stadium is “pass outs,” and the ability to leave the stadium during halftime and return. We encourage any fans utilizing this courtesy to be back in their seats as halftime ends to cheer on the Tigers in the second half! Thanks for coming to the games and being #ClemsonLOUD for all 60 minutes.
- On gameday, the IPTAY/Ticket Office opens four hours prior to kickoff.
- Anyone selling tickets must be 200 feet from any gate and the IPTAY/ticket office. The ticket office is not responsible for counterfeit tickets purchased outside of the stadium and does not guarantee the legitimacy of such tickets. Buyer beware!
- Anyone with ticket issues on gameday may visit the athletic ticket office, located in the IPTAY Center beside Gate 9 of Memorial Stadium. An additional ticket resolution center is located at the ticket booth at Gate 1 for patrons with ticket issues on gameday.
- Will call tickets can be picked up at the IPTAY Center/Ticket Office, located at the Northwest corner of Memorial Stadium. Visiting team will call is at Gate 9. Clemson team will call is at Gate 13.
- All parking lots open at 8 a.m.
- Click HERE to access 2015 Football Parking Information, which includes details on IPTAY donor parking as well as general public parking.
- Click HERE to access the My.Clemson interactive campus map that shows locations of all gameday parking lots.
In an effort to continue to enhance the security of fans attending Clemson football games in Memorial Stadium, the Clemson University Police Department, the Clemson Athletic Department and IPTAY have announced updates from previous policies. All fans with searchable items such as purses, diaper bags, medically necessary items, binocular cases and seat cushions will be directed to screening areas at Memorial Stadium Gates 1, 5, 9, 11, 13, 16 and 20, where items are searched by designated and easily-recognized Memorial Stadium event staff. For the most efficient, effective and quickest entry into Memorial Stadium, officials recommend that fans arrive at least 90 minutes before kickoff. Additional information on the security policy is located HERE.
- All gates open at 6 p.m.
- All tickets are scanned upon entry, so please arrive early to avoid any delays.
- Children ages two and younger do not require a ticket for admission. Any person three years or older must have a ticket.
- Handicap entrances are at Gates 1 and 5.
STADIUM MAP (click to enlarge)
MEMORIAL STADIUM INFORMATION
Customer Service – Event staff and law enforcement officers are located at gates, portals and throughout Memorial Stadium and are available to answer questions and help resolve issues. Clemson is committed to providing guests with a friendly, service-oriented approach that will help promote a positive Clemson experience for all fans.
First Aid & Medical – First Aid stations are located on the South side (Section J), North side (Section T), North Top Deck (Section K) and South Top Deck (Section E). Trained nurses and doctors are on hand. For emergencies, call 911.
Lost & Found – Report any item to the Gate 11 information booth. All items will be transported to the CUPD office after the game.
Prohibited Items – Alcoholic Beverages, Artificial Noisemakers, Backpacks, Bags larger than 12’’x12’’x12’’, Banners, Chairbacks with Arms, Flags, Laser Pointers, Outside Food or Beverage, Umbrellas, Video Cameras, Weapons of any kind, and anything else deemed inappropriate by Clemson Athletics.
No Smoking – Memorial Stadium is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is prohibited in Memorial Stadium or within 25 feet of the stadium.
No Solicitation – Solicitation for any purpose is prohibited in Memorial Stadium as well as the surrounding campus.
Sportsmanship – Clemson encourages all fans to demonstrate good sportsmanship and conduct themselves in a manner that represents Clemson University, the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the NCAA with integrity, dignity, and respect.
Tiger Tracker –
- Tiger Tracker is Clemson’s gameday child identification system to quickly reunite lost or separated children with their family or guardians.
- Youth-sized wristbands are available at all stadium guest services, The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show and IPTAY/ticket office. Wristbands can be filled out to contain seat location and contact information.
- In the event that a child becomes separated from his or her family or guardians, uniformed officers will use information on the wristband to quickly reunite the child with his or her chaperone.
STADIUM ISSUES TEXTING SERVICE - Fans needing assistance in the stadium can text "Clemson" followed by the issue and their location to 69050.
- Golf cart placards are only provided to individuals who are working personnel. Golf carts without a placard are not permitted near the stadium.
- Personal golf cart use is highly discouraged and is not permitted near the stadium. Golf carts will be removed at the owner's expense.
IN-GAME MUST SEES
For all of this week's pregame, halftime and in-game "must sees," click HERE.
CONCESSION STAND LOCATIONS
For assistance locating the nearest concession stands closest to your seat location, click HERE.
Aramark is seeking non-profit organizations to assist with concession sales throughout the season. Please see the below information and reach out to the appropriate contact if you know of a group interested in working football gamedays.
- Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Historic Riggs Field with a Clemson soccer doubleheader: Men's soccer vs. Virginia Tech at 5 p.m. and women's soccer vs. Wake Forest at 7:30 p.m.
- Complete #Riggs100 information
- The Tigers and Fighting Irish have met just twice previously, 1977 and 1979. In both seasons, the road team won, with Notre Dame claiming the '77 meeting and Clemson the '79 matchup.
- Clemson has had 16 days to prepare for the Notre Dame contest, the longest layoff for any Tiger team during a season since 1918.
- Clemson has an opportunity to knock off the winningest program in college football history Saturday. The Tigers have already defeated seven of the 20 winningest teams (a total of nine times), all in the last five years under Head Coach Dabo Swinney.
Click HERE to see the full game notes.