2009 Alabama Home Football Game Information

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2009 Alabama Home Football Game Information
Prior to attending a game in Tuscaloosa, make sure to check rolltide.com or uagameday.com for the most recent news on anything from traffic to pre-game activities. Here are a few items to keep in mind prior to the home opener against Florida International Saturday:

Saturday Event Timeline
3:00 pm Student gates open
3:00 pm Crimson Tide Sports Network broadcast begins
4:00 pm Walk of Champions (team arrives - north entrance of Bryant-Denny Stadium)
4:00 pm All gates open
4:00-4:45 pm Alabama soccer team signs autographs on the Quad
5:23 pm Highlight video from win over Virginia Tech (Bryant-Denny Stadium)
5:32 pm Tradition video
5:46 pm Cheerleader pep rally
5:49 pm Million Dollar Band performs
5:53 pm National anthem
6:02 pm Alabama team intro video
6:07 pm Kickoff
Halftime Bryant Award Presentation, UA Softball CWS presentation, Million Dollar Band

Updated Gameday Traffic Information
You can check www.rolltide.com or www.uagameday.com for the most recent news involving a home Alabama football game. In addition, 103.3 FM and most of the pre-game and post-game radio shows will include traffic updates. Fans may sign up for twitter updates at uagameday.com and there is also a link for a mobile website that will be more smart-phone friendly (Blackberry, IPhone, Treo, etc).

Street Closings for 2009
The same sections of University Boulevard, Bryant Drive and a few other streets in the core of campus will close on gameday like last year. Also, 7th Avenue (from Capstone Drive to Campus Drive West) and Marr's Spring Road close three hours prior to kick-off. Again, these two roads will be closed to enhance pedestrian safety in those areas of campus on gameday. Also, Bryant Drive (from 7th Avenue to 10th Avenue) closes three hours prior to kickoff instead of two hours prior.

South Endzone Stadium Construction
Throughout the 2009 football season, the south endzone stadium construction will play a role in Bryant-Denny Stadium entrance/exit patterns. Please arrive early and note the signage directing fans in the construction area. A map of the south endzone foot traffic pattern can be seen here Get Acrobat Reader.

Pay-Per-View Information
Alabama's game against Florida International will be televised on a pay-per-view basis in Alabama and Florida on the Crimson Tide Sports Network. Chris Stewart, Tyler Watts and Barry Krauss will once again call the action this season. The game can also be seen outside of Alabama and Florida on ESPN GamePlan and ESPN360.com. Listed below is the pay-per-view list by cable system and city:

CABLE SYSTEM

CITY

 

Alabama Broadband

Warrior, Ala.

 

Direct TV

Alabama/Florida

Channel 786

Dish TV

Alabama/ Florida

Channel 456

Brighthouse

Birmingham, Ala.

 

Brighthouse

Cantonment, Ala.

 

Brighthouse

DeFuniak Springs, Fla.

 

Brighthouse

Eufaula, Ala.

 

Brighthouse

Elmore, Ala.

 

Brighthouse

Greenville, Ala.

 

Brighthouse

Wetumpka, Ala.

 

Cable One

Anniston, Ala.

 

Cable Options

Fair Hope, Ala.

 

Cable TV East Alabama

Phenix City, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Birmingham, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Decatur, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Lannett, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Leeds, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Piedmont, Ala.

 

Charter Communications

Troy, Ala.

 

Comcast

Dothan, Ala.

 

Comcast

Gadsden, Ala.

 

Comcast

Huntsville, Ala.

 

Comcast

Florence, Ala.

 

Comcast

Mobile, Ala.

 

Comcast

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

 

Coosa Cable

Pell City, Ala.

 

Demopolis CATV

Demopolis, Ala.

 

Knology

Ashford, Ala.

 

Knology

Dothan, Ala.

 

Knology

Huntsville, Ala.

 

Knology

Lannett, Ala.

 

Knology

Montgomery, Ala.

 

Mediacom

Camden, Ala.

 

Mediacom

Huntsville, Ala.

 

Mediacom

Mobile, Ala.

 

Opp Cablevision

Opp, Ala.

 

PCL Cable (Private Cable)

Athens, Ala.

 

Riviera Utilities

Foley, Ala.

 

Scottsboro Electric

Scottsboro, Ala.

 

Time Warner

Dothan, Ala.

 

Time Warner

Enterprise, Ala.

 

Troy Cablevision

Troy, Ala.

 

TV Cable Company

Andalusia, Ala.

 

West Alabama TV Cable

Fayette, Ala.

 

West Alabama TV Cable

Winfield, Ala.

 

West Alabama TV Cable

Hamilton, Ala.

 

Ticket Information
Gameday ticket will call windows open three hours prior to kick-off on the East side, between gates 32A and 33A. A valid ID must be shown for pickup. Replacement passes for lost, destroyed, or misplaced tickets will not be issued for any event. In the case of such event, the ticket holder must purchase a new ticket for the event, if tickets are available for purchase.

Prohibited Items
The following items are NOT permitted in Alabama athletic facilities:
A. Oversized Bags over 8 ½ x 11(back packs, oversize purses, etc.)
B. Bottles, cans, thermoses
C. Chair backs LARGER than a single seat (16 inches)
D. Food containers and coolers
E. Ice bags, ice chests
F. Laser pointers
G. Artificial noisemakers (bells, horns, whistles, cow bells, etc.)
H. Outside food and drink
I. Strollers
J. Umbrellas
K. Video recorders or camcorders
L. Computers
M. Cameras with telephoto lenses over 6 inches long
N. Weapons

Gate Numbers
Gate 3 Media Will Call
Gate 3 or 33A Wheelchair ticket exchange
Gate 5 or 37 Public elevators
Gate 6  First-Aid station
Gate 12 Media entrance
Gate 16 Lost and found
Gate 29 Student entrance
Gate 32A Public will-call
Gate 33A A-Club pregame luncheon entrance, scholarship club luncheon entrance
Gate 35 Visiting team player pass admissions gate

Assistance for Individuals with Physical Disabilities
Information on shuttle transportation, parking, stadium access as well as accessible service locations are available by clicking here Get Acrobat Reader. As listed above, wheelchair ticket exchange takes place at gate 3 or 33A.

Student Ticket Information
Students who have purchased tickets for home games should check to make sure that access to the game has been placed on their Action Cards no later 5 p.m. Thursday before the game. Students also can use this account to transfer a ticket to another student or to the ticket bank, or to place their name on the ticket bank waiting list if they do not have a ticket to the upcoming home game. There will be only one student entrance to Bryant-Denny Stadium (gate 29). Lines will be long due to construction, so please arrive 60 to 90 minutes before game time. Bringing prohibited items into the stadium will increase the amount of time it takes to enter. Parking and driving will be restricted on Colonial Drive and Wallace Wade on Fridays and Saturdays before and until three hours after the end of home games. Crimson Ride bus service and 348-Ride will be available.

Seat Cushions
Cushioned seat backs can be installed to your seat at Bryant-Denny Stadium at a cost of $49 per seat, per season. You can order your Roll Tide Cushion by calling 1-866-722-8822 or online at rolltidecushions.com. Customer service booths will be located on gamedays at gate 6, 14, 35, & U4 (between HH & JJ).


 

 

     
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