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Clemson/NC State Gameday Guide

Clemson/NC State Gameday Guide

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SATURDAY TIMELINE

8 a.m. – Parking lots open11:30 a.m. – IPTAY/Ticket Office opens12:30 p.m. – The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show & Clemson Fan Fest Area12:30 p.m. – ADA Shuttles begin1:20 p.m. – Tiger Walk1:30 p.m. – Gates, WestZone and Suites open2 p.m. – Band concert in the Amphitheatre3:32 p.m. – Kickoff

RESTROOM LOCATIONS

New for 2014, Clemson now has a GPS map that can show you the nearest portable or permanent restroom to your location! Click here, add “Gameday Restrooms” as a layer on the top right menu and then click on the nearest restroom and directions will pull open to show you how to get there!

To see a PDF document with a list of portable and permanent restroom locations, click here.

PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY!

The Clemson Athletic Department and IPTAY are looking forward to hosting NC State this Saturday in Memorial Stadium for IPTAY Day. Clemson Athletics encourages all Tiger fans to arrive to the stadium early to watch, “The most exciting 25 seconds in college football,” as the Tigers run down the Hill. Gates open at 1:30 p.m., so be sure to be in your seats and be loud!

This week, The Greenville Health System Tiger Tailgate Show begins at 12:30 p.m. on the lawn of Littlejohn Coliseum, featuring a pregame radio show with tons of giveaways and inflatables for everyone to enjoy!

Beginning at 2 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 1:20 p.m.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

Twitter – @ClemsonFB and @ClemsonTigersInstagram – @ClemsonFB and @ClemsonTigersFacebook – Clemson Football and Clemson Tigers

IN-GAME MUST-SEES

We all know about the football game. Want to know what other must-see entertainment is happening inside Death Valley on Saturday? Click here to see a list of in-game ceremonies and presentations that are worthy of staying in your seat!

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.

TICKETS

  • Tickets are still available online at ClemsonTigers.com (click here), at the ticket office or by calling 1-800-CLEMSON.
  • The IPTAY/Ticket Office opens at 11:30 a.m. on gameday.
  • 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.

PARKING LOTS

  • All parking lots open at 8 a.m.
  • Click HERE to access 2014 Memorial Stadium Information, which includes a Memorial Stadium seating chart as well as gameday parking information. 

GATES

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 1:30 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)

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Backpacks
  • Umbrellas
  • Folding chairs
  • Chaise lounges
  • Food
  • Beverage containers of any type
  • Anything that can be deemed a weapon by Athletic Department staff

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.

GOLF CARTS

  • 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.

ADA PICKUP LOCATIONS

If you need assistance in getting to the stadium, look for the pickup locations designated by the tall white poles with the blue stripe.  To see a full list of ADA pickup locations, click here.

OTHER ATHLETIC EVENTS THIS WEEKEND IN CLEMSON

  • Women’s Volleyball vs. North Carolina – Sunday, 1 p.m.

SOLID ORANGE

We have a great opportunity to showcase our Solid Orange spirit and enthusiasm to NC State fans this weekend. We encourage every Tiger fan to wear orange!

TIGER TIDBITS

  • NC State comes to town with a 4-1 overall record and an 0-1 ACC mark. NC State is coming off a 56-41 loss at home to top-ranked Florida State. It is the second straight week Clemson plays a team coming off a game in which it scored 41 points and lost.

  • Defensive end Vic Beasley needs just one sack to tie the school record for career sacks. The 2013 consensus All-American has six sacks in four games this year and has 27 for his career. He is in his fourth active season, but he did not have a sack as a freshman. He has all 27 of his sacks in his last 30 games. Over a three-year period, he has averaged almost one sack per game. He has 211 negative yards on his sacks, already most in Tiger history.

  • Clemson is 8-5 (.615) all-time on October 4. The last game on this date was Maryland’s 21-7 win over the Tigers in College Park, Md. in 2003.

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