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Clemson/UNC Gameday Guide

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8 a.m. – Parking lots open3 p.m. – IPTAY/Ticket Office opens4 p.m. – ADA Shuttles begin4:50 p.m. – Tiger Walk5 p.m. – Gates, WestZone and Suites open5:30 p.m. – Band concert in the Amphitheatre7:02 p.m. – Kickoff


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.


The Clemson Athletic Department and IPTAY are looking forward to hosting North Carolina this Saturday in Memorial Stadium for Hall of Fame Weekend. 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 5 p.m., so be sure to be in your seats and be loud!

This week, The Tiger Tailgate Show begins at 4 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 5:30 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 4:50 p.m.


Want to know some of the gameday “must-see” activites taking place inside Death Valley during the game? Click HERE to see the list to make sure you know when to stay in your seat!


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  • Tickets are still available online at (click here), at the ticket office or by calling 1-800-CLEMSON.
  • The IPTAY/Ticket Office will open at 3 p.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.


  • 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. 


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 5 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)


  • 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 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, 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 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.


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.


  • Men’s Soccer vs. Wake Forest – Friday, 7 p.m.


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


  • Clemson is off to a 1-2 start but has played a difficult schedule. According to the Sagarin computer rating, Clemson has played the most difficult schedule in the country with an 84.4 rating. Rice is second and Southern Methodist is third in terms of most difficult schedules among FBS schools.
  • Clemson begins a three-game homestand when North Carolina comes to town. There have been many homestands of three games or more, but it is rare to have the homestand against only ACC teams. After the game against North Carolina, the Tigers host NC State on October 4 and Louisville on October 11.
  • Clemson is in the top 12 in the nation in a number of defensive categories, and the unit’s performance at top-ranked Florida State had a lot to do with it. Clemson is second in the nation in tackles for loss per game (9.7), sixth in first downs allowed (44), 11th in third-down conversion percentage defense (25.6), 11th in pass efficiency defense (97.7) and 12th in total defense, allowing 273.3 yards per game. Clemson led the nation in tackles for loss in 2013.
  • Defensive end Vic Beasley is moving up the school’s career sack list at an alarming rate. He has four sacks in the first three games this year and has 25 in his career. He is just three away from the Clemson record of 28 sacks held by the late Gaines Adams and Michael Dean Perry. Beasley is tied for third with all-time great William Perry, the 1984 ACC Player-of-the-Year as a middle guard.
  • Deshaun Watson is expected to be Clemson’s starting quarterback against North Carolina. He can become the first first-year freshman to start at quarterback for Clemson in 20 years. In 1994, Nealon Greene started five games at quarterback, the last being against South Carolina.

Click here to see the full game notes.