Sept. 17, 2009
Concessions: For the second consecutive year, Aramark will serve as the concessionaire at all Louisiana Tech home football games. This year the food selection has been expanded to include grilled chicken sandwiches and hamburgers as well as Papa John’s Pizza and Maggie Moos. For the first time ever, Tech students will be able to use their Tech Express card to purchase concessions at Joe Aillet Stadium. Gates: All gates will open two hours before kickoff. No food or drink of any kind will be allowed into Joe Aillet Stadium (this policy will be strictly enforced).
Kids Zone: This year the Kids Zone will be bigger and better. The Kids Zone which will be located on the hill on the southeast side of the Thomas Assembly Center will include multiple inflatables, face painting, Bulldog toss, games and an appearance by a clown. The Kids Zone will open at noon on Saturday. This is open to kids of all ages and members of the Louisiana Tech Kids Club are urged to attend.
Parking: Fans who are members of the Louisiana Tech Athletic Club (LTAC) who have parking passes can gain entrance to the lots (A, B, C, D, Media) at three locations: off Alabama Ave by Joe Aillet Fieldhouse (Lot A, B and Media), off Alabama Avenue between the Thomas Assembly Center (Lot B, C and D) and Hideaway Park, as well as off Tech Drive across from the Lambright Intramural Center (Lot C and D). Paid parking ($10) will be in the intramural field located across from the Marbury Alumni House (access from Tech Drive) and in the parking lot by the Lady Techster Softball Complex (access from Tech Drive). Free parking is located at Ruston High School and on other areas of the Tech campus. Parking will NOT BE ALLOWED on the newly-constructed Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tailgating: All Tech fans are invited to join the Alumni Association under the Argent Pavilion (located on Tailgate Alley adjacent to Joe Aillet Stadium) for this year’s Alumni and Friends Tailgates. This is a great place to meet your friends or make new ones. Saturday’s menu includes chopped beef sandwiches, chips and drinks catered by Aramark (free) from 2 to 5 p.m.
Tickets: Fans can purchase single game tickets online at www.latechsports.com and www.ticketmaster.com or by calling the Tech Ticket Office at 318-257-3631. Individuals who purchase tickets online can print them off at home or the office and bring them to the game. This season all tickets will be scanned at the gates to Joe Aillet Stadium.
Ticket Booths: Fans who purchase tickets at the stadium the day of game can do so at two locations. The ticket windows at the main entrance (east side) of the Thomas Assembly Center will open starting five hours before kickoff. Fans can purchase tickets for the East Side of the stadium at the newly-constructed ticket booth located on the east side of the facility starting two hours before kickoff. Fans can purchase tickets via cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, American Express or Discover.