Tuesday, March 07, 2006
NASHVILLE, TN - Representatives of the Nashville Sports Council and Southeastern Conference (SEC) announced that a convenient fan parking location and free shuttle system has been developed for basketball fans during next week’s SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Coliseum parking will be available in Lot R for $10 per vehicle (cars/trucks) per day. RV’s will be charged $10 per occupied space. There is no overnight parking at the Coliseum. Complete details on the shuttle system and parking for SEC Tournament fans are available at www.SECsports.com.
The free shuttle system will run between the Gaylord Entertainment Center and the Coliseum. The shuttle will run in 15-minute intervals, beginning at 9:00 am CST and will end its run one hour after the last game during each day of the tournament, March 9-12. Boarding for the shuttle will be at Lot R at the Coliseum and at the corner of 5th Avenue and Demonbreun, near the south entrance of the Gaylord Entertainment Center. The Coliseum and Gaylord Entertainment Center are approximately 2 miles in proximity.
“It was important for the SEC and the Nashville Sports Council that we provide a convenient transportation system for fans during the Tournament,” said Scott Ramsey, executive director, Nashville Sports Council.
SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament Shuttle System:
Days/Hours of Operation *all times CST
Thursday, March 9 - 9am -*available up to one hour after the last game
Friday, March 10 - 9am - *available up to one hour after the last game
Saturday, March 11 - 9am -*available up to one hour after the last game
Sunday, March 12 - 9am - *available up to one hour after Championship game
The Nashville Sports Council is a private, not-for-profit, membership-based organization of area corporations and individual sports enthusiasts. Created in 1992, the Nashville Sports Council’s mission is to positively impact the economy and quality of life of the Greater Nashville Area by attracting and promoting professional and amateur sports.