Georgia Tech Football Gameday Policies and Procedures
Important Gameday Information
An ATM is located adjacent to the GT Ticket Office on Bobby Dodd Way. Several ATMs are located within Bobby Dodd Stadium. Locations include the Upper and Lower East, Upper and Lower West, and Main North Concourse.
The Georgia Tech Athletic Association urges all fans to make their best effort to be inside Bobby Dodd Stadium in time for opening kick. This will allow us to create the optimal homefield advantage for our student-athletes.
On gameday, fans can watch numerous performances by the Georgia Tech Band prior to kickoff. The band performs 1 hour and 15 minutes before the game outside the Student Center at the Campanile. Between 30 and 40 minutes before kickoff, the band will take the Bobby Dodd Stadium steps outside gate 6 (northside of the stadium). Finally, the band will take Grant Field with 20 minutes on the clock before kickoff to get the Yellow Jacket fans ready for the team to take the field. Visit the Georgia Tech Band on the web at http://www.gtband.net/.
Video cameras are strictly prohibited. Additionally, tripods and large lenses that could inconvenience other patrons are prohibited.
Disability accessible seating is available at Bobby Dodd Stadium. If you require disabled seating, please contact the Georgia Tech Ticket Office at 1-888-TECHTIX (888-832-4849).
For the best directions to Bobby Dodd Stadium and all of our parking lots, please visit: hhttp://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/ot/football_traffic_directions.html.
Elevators are available throughout Bobby Dodd Stadium. These elevators provide access to disabled guests and appropriately ticketed patrons.
Reporting an Emergency: Please report any emergency to a member of the event staff and they will alert the appropriate stadium personnel. Announcements and paging for emergencies are coordinated by contacting event staff or calling the fan assist line.
Fan Assist Line: Fans may call the fan assist line (678-429-1413) to report any in-game issues. The phone number will be posted throughout Bobby Dodd Stadium, in the 2011 game program and on the official athletic website: www.RamblinWreck.com.
Fan Text Assist: Fans may also text any in-stadium problems, concerns or questions to the Fan Textline. Text the word "Jackets" along with your issue to 78427. Standard text message rates apply.
First Aid/Ambulance locations: First Aid stations are located in the following areas: South
-- End zone service drive at section 136; West -- Section 108; East -- 129; Main North --112; Upper North -- 210. Three ambulances will be available for emergency service at all games. Ambulances are located outside Gate 1, outside Gate 8 and in the northwest corner of the field.
Doctors: There are six doctors on call in the stadium at all times. They can be contacted by reporting an incident to any event staff member.
ENTRANCE & ADMISSION
All guests must have a valid ticket to enter with the only exception being children age two and under. Once in the stadium, guests may not exit and re-enter. All patrons are asked to enter Bobby Dodd Stadium at the gate that appears on your ticket. This will ease congestion at the gates. Gates will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff
Please enter Bobby Dodd Stadium through the gate indicated on your ticket. By entering the correct gate, you will help event management keep a smooth and efficient flow of people through the stadium. We appreciate your help in this endeavor.
Georgia Tech hopes to provide a memorable game day experience for all fans. Fan behavior will be a point of emphasis for event personnel this season. Please help us to enhance the fan experience by demonstrating sportsmanship at all times.
If you encounter unruly behavior, please contact a game management representative, utilize the Fan Text Line by texting "Jackets" to 78427 or call the fan assist line at 678-429-1413. Spectators must remain off the playing field at all times. Georgia Tech reserves the right to remove from the stadium, without refund, any individuals disrupting other fans, team representatives, or officials.
You can always get up-to-date gameday information on RamblinWreck.com, the official Georgia Tech Athletics website, visiting Gameday Central or by following gtathletics on Twitter and Facebook.
THE GOLD STANDARD
In 2010, the Athletic Association established The Gold Standard Sportsmanship Initiative. The Gold Standard is a campus wide effort of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association to raise awareness of sportsmanship at all Georgia Tech Athletic events by increasing positive Yellow Jacket support; creating a sense of pride in Georgia Tech venues, events and traditions; promoting appreciation for the spirit of competition and providing a safe, healthy and respectful gameday environment for all. For more information and to sign our pledge, please visit: www.RamblinWreck.com/goldstandard.
Guest Service booths are located inside the gates at Gate 4 and Gate 10, and the booths are staffed until 20 minutes after the game ends. Guest Service staff can assist with game day questions, provide information, as well as lost and found retrieval.
For gameday parking information, please visit: http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/parking.html. Single-game parking is available for all 2011 home games.
For reasons of safety, the following items are NOT PERMITTED in Bobby Dodd Stadium: Alcoholic beverages, food and beverages, cans, bottles, coolers, thermos bottles, TVs, ice bags, backpacks or large bags, umbrellas, horns or other noisemakers, laser pointers, video cameras, cameras with lenses longer than 4", pets, large flags, banners or signs, weapons, strollers, stadium seats with arms, and any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate by security or game management.
Please note: In keeping with current Homeland Security restrictions, Georgia Tech does not allow strollers or umbrellas to be left inside the gate entrances to Bobby Dodd Stadium. Holding pens for these items can be found adjacent to the entrances at Gates 4 and 9.
Bag Check: All bags are subject to search upon entry into Bobby Dodd Stadium. All carryin items are subject to inspection. NO backpacks or bags larger than 14 by 10 by 5 inches will be permitted into Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Smoking is prohibited in Bobby Dodd Stadium by order of the Georgia Tech Fire Marshall.
To view the Bobby Dodd Stadium diagram, please visit: http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/tickets/bds-charts.html.
Tech Terrace, located above the South end zone at the Wardlaw Building, is a ticketed section. Only guests holding a terrace ticket will be admitted to this area. This ticket includes admittance to the hospitality areas within the Wardlaw Building.
For the most up-to-date Georgia Tech Football ticket information, please visit: http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/tickets/football.html.
WILL CALL & DAY OF GAME TICKETS
Will Call (excluding player guests) is located at the GT Ticket Office on Bobby Dodd Way near Techwood Drive. Will Call will open no less than three hours prior to kickoff and close at halftime. Will Call pick ups will require a photo ID.
GT Player Guests enter near Gate 6.
Visiting team Player Guests enter Gate 9.
If available, day-of-game sales will take place at the GT Ticket Office. Game day sales are cash and credit card only.
Come to Fowler Street two and a half hours before kickoff and enjoy activities for the whole family: Interactive games, fan stores, music, food, autograph sessions and more!
YELLOW JACKET ALLEY
Be first to greet the team! Two hours and 30 minutes prior to each home game, make your way over to Yellow Jacket Alley (Brittan Street) to see your favorite players up close and cheer them on as they march into Bobby Dodd Stadium.