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GAMEDAY GUIDE: SC State at Clemson

GAMEDAY GUIDE: SC State at Clemson

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2016 Fan Guide PDF

Tickets  ||  Parking  ||  Gates 

Restrooms  || Stadium Info || Tiger Walk (9:55am)

 Will Call  ||  Stadium Map

Social Media  ||  Game Notes ||  In Game Must-Sees

Second Half Spirit  ||  Golf Carts ||  Tiger Band Traditions

 ADA Pickups  ||  Events in Clemson


Clemson Athletics, in conjunction with Aramark and Coca-Cola, is offering fans bottled waters for $1 at this weekend’s game against South Carolina State. Aramark will have 96,000 bottles of water available for purchase throughout the stadium.

Continued from last weekend, there will be five cool zone tents placed around the stadium. While temperatures are forecasted to be below last week’s highs, Clemson Athletics wants to ensure fans have opportunities to stay cool during these early season games.


Click HERE to see complete details on the new Clear Bag Policy for Memorial Stadium.

For season ticket holders wanting to pick up their complimentary clear bags, please visit the Concession Stand in the Chapman Grandstands adjacent to the Tiger Tailgate Show from 9-11am on gameday. For pickup prior to gameday, the clear bags also remain available for pickup at the Ticket Office at Memorial Stadium during normal office hours (8am-4:30pm).


Back again for 2016, 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, 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 the map of restroom locations, click HERE.

Permanent restroom locations include Doug Kingsmore Stadium/Chapman leftfield grandstands, Memorial Stadium (open two hours prior to kickoff), Rock Norman Track Complex, Hoke Sloan Tennis Center, the Student Union connected to Harcombe Dining Hall, Bracket Hall, Rhodes Engineering Building, Lee Hall, P&A Building, Cooper Library and Hendrix Student Center.


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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 ARE STILL AVAILABLE and can be purchased online at, at the Ticket Office or by calling 1-800-CLEMSON.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • IPTAY and the Ticket Office will open four hours prior to kickoff. The IPTAY Office will close 30 minutes before kickoff and the Ticket Office will close at halftime.
  • Children ages two and younger do not require a ticket for admission. Any person three years or older must have a ticket.


  • All parking lots open at 6 a.m.
  • Click HERE to access 2016 Football Parking Information, which includes details on IPTAY donor parking as well as general public parking. 
  • Click HERE to see a 2016 Parking Map
  • Click HERE to see CATBus info/updates


  • All visitors to Memorial Stadium are requested to enter at Gates 1, 5, 9, 11, 13, 16 or 20.
  • Top deck ticket holders must enter via the ramps, located behind the North and South stands.
  • Handicapped entrances are at Gates 1, 5 and 13.
  • 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.

STADIUM MAP (click to enlarge)


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 under Section J, North Side under Section T, North Top Deck under Section K, and South Top Deck under Section E. Trained nurses are on hand. If a doctor is needed, ask any usher. 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’’x6’’x12’’ (all bags must be clear),  Banners, Chairbacks with Arms, Coolers, Flags, Laser Pointers, Outside Food or Beverage, Umbrellas, Video Cameras, Weapons of any kind, and anything else deemed inappropriate by Clemson Athletics. 

No Smoking – Clemon’s campus is tobacco free, including Memorial Stadium. In addition, please also refrain from the use of e-cigarettes inside the stadium.

No Solicitation – Solicitation for any purpose is prohibited in Memorial Stadium as well as the surrounding campus.

Sportsmanship – Clemson fans are reminded to always be “Solid Orange.” Solid Orange is a sportsmanship campaign that states: “Our actions honor our University, traditions, teams, performance, people, and each other.” Clemson fans take pride in sportsmanship and hospitality to our visitors and fellow fans. 

Clemson fans also celebrate “Solid Orange Friday’s”: by wearing orange every Friday along with wearing orange to all Clemson sporting events.

The NCAA, ACC, and Clemson University promote good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches and spectators. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Profanity, racial or sexist comments, or other intimidating actions directed at officials, student-athletes, coaches or team representatives will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal from the site of competition. Also, consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

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 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.


If you need assistance in getting to the stadium, look for the pickup locations designated by the tall white poles with the blue stripe.


Click HERE to see a full schedule of Clemson Athletics events!


The Clemson University Tiger Band helps add to the excitement of football weekends with the Kidz Klub and 90 Minutes Before Kickoff!

Click HERE to read more.


• Clemson is 2-0 for the sixth time in eight seasons under head coach Dabo Swinney.• Co-offensive coordinator Tony Elliott began his coaching career at SC State in 2006 and 2007.• Jadar Johnson, a senior safety on this year’s team, hails from Orangeburg, the home of the SC State campus• The Tigers own the all-time series advantage 3-0 and won the most recent matchup by a score of 73-7 in 2014.• Clemson has had at least one interception return for touchdown in all three prior meetings with the Bulldogs.• Deshaun Watson has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 18 consecutive games, a Clemson record. He broke Tajh Boyd’s mark of 17 last weekend with three scoring tosses against Troy.

For full game notes, click HERE.


Check back later this week!