JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2016) – As the ETSU football team prepares to take on No. 3 Chattanooga this Saturday at Kermit Tipton Stadium, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics would like to remind fans of five important “things to know” as they plan for their game day experience.
No. 1 – Game time is set for noon on Saturday, with the traditional Buc Walk set for 10:15 a.m. During the year, the Buc Walk will take place one hour and 45 minutes prior to game time. In addition, the Food City Zone – a family tailgating area with kids’ activities – will open at 9 a.m., three hours prior to game time.
No. 2 – Parking areas around Kermit Tipton will open at 7 a.m. for tailgating, and gates to the stadium will open at approximately 10 a.m. During the year, gates to the stadium will open two hours prior to kick. Please make sure to have your designated parking pass visibly displayed to access lots. Paid parking is also available in Lots C and I, as well as in the Terrace lots in front of Science Hill High School.
No. 3 – The game sponsors for Saturday will be Farm Bureau Insurance and the American Cancer Society. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to this game in support of the fight against cancer. Pink shirts will be available for purchase pregame in the Food City Zone and during the game at the Fan Assistance booth on the west concourse. Shirts will be $10 each.
No. 4 – ETSU will welcome home two athletic greats from the past on Saturday, as former NFL Pro Bowler Donnie Abraham and his wife Tunisia will be honored during the game, as well as former men’s golf standout Seamus Power, who recently made headlines around the world during the Summer Olympics in Rio.
No. 5 – Only a few tickets remain for Saturday’s game. Get yours by visiting ETSUBucs.com and clicking on the ticket link, or by calling 423-439-ETSU (3878). Fans are reminded that there is no re-entry into Kermit Tipton Stadium.