GAME WEEK: Info for fans of Home Saturday vs. Wofford

OVERVIEW | GAME WEEK PREVIEW | TUESDAY PRESSER | SCHEDULE | TICKETS

CHATTANOOGA — It’s almost here. We are only two days away from the match at Finley Stadium. The 12th-ranked Chattanooga Mocs host Wofford not only in the season opener, but more importantly, in the Southern Conference debut for both programs.

Win and you are first. Losing…well, let’s just focus on that first part. You always want to make a good impression in an opener, but that’s vital when it all starts with a league game.

“It means being ready to execute what we’ve been practicing and training all summer,” said the running back. Ailym Ford. “It’s about being disciplined, playing hard as a team and finding a way to win and have a positive impact.”

It took a lot of work to get there. It all started in January with the team lining up for an exciting opener at Finley Stadium.

“I’m just excited to get back out there with my brothers and get out there and play,” added the tight end. Jay Gibson. “We’ve been working hard all spring and summer to get to this point. I think we’re just a little tired of training against each other, and we’re ready to go and face an opponent.”

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s 6 p.m. kick-off.

GAME SPONSOR: Erlanger Sports Medicine

FRIDAY BEFORE MATCH PUSH
Tomorrow – Friday, September 2 – is College Colors Day. Make sure you get your Blue & Gold from at work, school, bingo, yoga, really everywhere you wear clothes to support your Mocs in this national initiative. Fans can also purchase new gear through the university’s Barnes & Noble bookstore here.

WEATHER FORECAST

Nothing like seeing a high temperature in September for a game. With highs of 82 degrees, it’s easy to imagine the possibilities of a fantastic evening behind a glorious sunset at Finley Stadium. It doesn’t get much better as it falls behind the Lookout and Racoon mountains.

TICKETS

Season tickets are available through game day starting at $60 ($12 per game). Single play starts at $15.

Best place to buy? GoMocs.com/tickets. Download your ticket to your phone and skip the queues. You can also call (423) 266-MOCS (6627).

If you wait until game day, prices increase by $2. The First Horizon Pavilion box office opens at 2 p.m. The North and South ticket offices start selling out at 3 p.m. Doors open 90 minutes before the game.

STUDENT INFORMATION

Admission to all Chattanooga athletics events is free for students. Students must register for student tickets for ticketed sports of soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, and softball. Information for students, including ticketing, parking, transportation, etc., is here.

PROMOTION

It’s Labor Day weekend, so an absolutely perfect opportunity to “visit” one of the country’s most popular travel destinations. Yup, Chattanooga natives…it’s time for a Staycation. There is so much to see and do in the quaint town. The name says it all, but we often forget all the options available.

Go away. Stay at the Chattanoogan and enjoy its incredible food and beverage options. Head out to places like Ruby Falls or the Tennessee Aquarium. Park at the hotel and walk easily to the stadium. Imagine starting at Noogans Coffee Market and ending the night at the High Rail. The full promotional calendar for the season is here.

1,000 Thundersticks will be distributed inside the doors at the game program tables.

It’s Scrappy’s Kids Club game, with each kids club member receiving a free GA ticket to the contest.

Resident of Hamilton County? Tickets are only $5 for our homies staying in the area using promo code: HAMILTON22. Requires a valid Hamilton County address on Tennessee ID

PARKING AND TAILGATE

It’s hard to beat the tailgating in the First Horizon lodge. If you haven’t joined the Mocs Club on a level that includes parking at sporting events, it’s $15 per space in open lots. Several adjoining lots are reserved for donors as well as other central figures of the event.

Want to join the Mocs Club? Click here.

For all information on visiting Finley Stadium with directions, parking, ticketing, and more, check it all out here. Want to know more about partying in the pavilion, we’ve got it covered here.

MOC WALK/MOC ROCK

The Moc Walk tradition continues this season with the team arriving at the First Horizon Pavilion and making their way through our phenomenal tailgating area next to Finley Stadium. Fans are encouraged to socially distance themselves from the team during this time using applause and “five tunes” through physical contact. The Moc Walk is approximately 2:15 p.m. before kick-off, in this case, 3:45 p.m.

The 125 member strong Marching Mocs are ready for a fantastic start. They also have a new gameday feature, the Mocs Rock Concert. It begins 45 minutes before match time (5.15pm this week) in conjunction with the spirit parade through the pavilion signaling the movement of supporters to the stadium.

CLEAR BAG POLICY

There is a clear bag policy in place for all Mocs athletics events. Fans are allowed to bring one clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bag that does not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ for home games at Finley Stadium. Check it here.

EQUIPMENT
The Barnes & Noble Fan Store is located in the Stadium Club in the south hall of the stadium.

ATM/CASHLESS

There are no ATMs on the Finley Stadium campus. Concession stands are cashless and accept debit and credit cards.

GAME DAY TIMELINE

Noon – All parking lots are open for the tailgate
2:00 p.m. – Opening of the First Horizon ticket office
3 p.m. – Opening of all ticket offices
3:30 p.m. – The party in the pavilion officially begins
3:45 p.m. – Moc walk at the Premier Horizon Pavilion
4:30 p.m. – Gates to Finley Stadium open
5:15 p.m. – Mocs Rock Marching Band Concert
6:00 p.m. – Kick-off against Wofford

GoMocs.com is the official Chattanooga Mocs website. Buy officially licensed gear from our Online Store. Mocs can also be tracked on their official website Facebook page or on Twitter. Find out how to join the Mocs Club and support over 300 student-athletes by clicking here.

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