JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2018) – With the ETSU football team returning home to face Furman in a critical Southern Conference matchup Saturday night, Sept. 22 inside William B. Greene Jr. Stadium at 7:30 p.m., the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has released its Top 5 “Things to Know” presented by Citizens Bank.
Fans are also reminded they can access information regarding game day activities by visiting ETSUBucs.com and clicking on the Game Day Central link located on the football page, or by downloading the ETSU Game Time App for Apple and Android devices. Current users of the Game Time App are encouraged to update prior to the season to get the latest information on Buc athletics.
No. 1 – Youth Day and Family Weekend: The Bucs will be celebrating Youth Day and Family Weekend on Saturday. Children 12 and under receive a free ticket with a paying adult.
No. 2 – Clear Bag Policy and Enhanced Security: ETSU has a clear bag policy for all home football games inside William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium. In addition, new security procedures including metal detectors and security wands will be employed at entry gates. Please arrive early to insure access to your seats before kickoff. For more on security and admission policies, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the Game Day Central link on the football page.
No. 3 – Ticket information: Season tickets, SoCon Packs and single game tickets are still available. Fans can learn more by visiting ETSUBucs.com and clicking on the ticket link. Meanwhile, student ticket pickup continues until noon on Thursday of home games at the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC), located inside the second floor of the CPA. For students who do not pick up a seated ticket, they may also display a valid student ID at the gate of Greene Stadium for admission to the grass berm on the north side of the stadium.
No. 4 – Tailgating, Food City Zone and General Parking: Parking lots on campus open at 8 a.m. for tailgating on game days. Parking and tailgate policies are available at ETSUBucs.com. Also, the Food City Zone will open three hours prior to kickoff for all home games, with inflatables for children and other fun-filled pregame activities. The Food City Fan Zone is located between Lots 21 and 22 near the main roundabout entering campus from State of Franklin Road. Single game parking for $10 is available in Lot 22 located behind Bojangles’.
No. 5 – Buc Walk and Fireworks: Fans are also reminded that the Buc Walk begins two hours and fifteen minutes before each game. For this week’s game, this means the Buc Walk will begin at 5:15 p.m. Also, fans are asked to remember that fireworks will be utilized during the national anthem, team entrance, and after each Buccaneer score during the game.