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Army Football at GSU update

WPSA Members,

Tickets are now on sale for the indoor Army/GSU tailgate on September 4th!

Pre-Game Event

WPSA will be buying out Wood’s Chapel BBQ, which is roughly 5 minutes walking distance to the stadium, to hold a pre-game event on game day. This will be in lieu of a traditional outdoor tailgate.

This will be an indoor venue that can accommodate roughly 500 people.

Tickets can be purchased at this link. (Note: Prices will increase once we reach half capacity, so get your tickets now!)

Location: Wood’s Chapel BBQ
Address: 85 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: 404-522-3000
Directions to stadium here – This is an indoor location that is about a 5 minute walk from GSU stadium. Stay safe from the elements and enjoy a quick walk to the game!

Time: Doors open on September 4th at 9:30 AM, and close at kickoff (12PM)

Menu: Wood’s Chapel will offer a breakfast menu consisting of the following options:
Scrambled Eggs
Applewood Smoked Bacon
House-Made Breakfast Sausage
Skillet Potatoes
Cheese Grits
Fruit Platter
Bagels & Hot Smoked Salmon
Non-Alcoholic Beverages (OJ, Sweet/Unsweet Tea, Soft Drinks)

Drink: Alcohol is available for purchase (separately from your admissions ticket) from Wood’s Chapel. Full bar includes beer, wine, liquor, Bloody Marys & Mimosas.

Tailgate Tickets: Tickets are available at this link for the following prices:
General Admission: $45
Children (6-12): $25
Children Under 6: FREE

Parking & Game Tickets: We are still working with GSU on these issues, but are hoping to have clarity soon.

Flyer with more information available at this link.

We hope to see you there!

Go Army,

The West Point Society of Atlanta

For those wondering why we aren’t able to hold an outdoor event like we did in 2019, GSU is not able to provide space for a tailgate due to heavy construction around the stadium, which is severely limiting parking lot availability. WPSA also explored the possibility of holding a tailgate elsewhere in Atlanta, however this was not feasible due to both cost and time prohibitive permitting requirements from the City of Atlanta, which were further exacerbated by COVID-19 limitations.

Note: If you were planning to hold an independent tailgate this year, we strongly recommend that you contact GSU to see if your event is feasible given the space limitations that exist around the stadium.

Parking

GSU is still developing plans for what parking lots will be available on game day. The aforementioned lack of parking lot availability is putting total lot capacity at well under 50%, and GSU has not yet determined which lots and spaces will be available. WPSA is working with GSU to reserve a number of spaces to sell to our membership, and we will share this information as soon as we have it.

Football game Ticket Sales

Visitor tickets for the game have not yet been released for sale by GSU. As soon as we get information from GSU, we will provide instructions on the best way to purchase so that you’re seated in friendly territory.

Thanks for your patience this year. We are looking forward to seeing you at Wood’s Chapel and kicking off the season with an Army win!

Go Army!

West Point Society of Atlanta Board of Governors

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West Point Society December Events

Dear Grads and Friends of West Point,

The West Point Society of Atlanta has 4 great events scheduled this month.

  1. We are a hosting a webinar with LTG Bob Caslen ’75 on his new book The Character Edge: Leading and Winning with Integrity. This webinar is scheduled for Thursday evening, December 10th at 6:30pm. See more information here.
  2. Army Navy Viewing party – VENUE CHANGE – Primary location – North River Tavern, Sandy Springs, Dec 12th at 3:00pm. See more information here.
  3. Army/ Navy Viewing party – Alternate location- Outdoors in Peachtree Corners Town Green, on Saturday, Dec 12th at 3:00pm. See more information here.
  4. Army / Navy Viewing party – Southside location – Y-Knots Sports Bar and Grill, Peachtree City (21 years old +), on Saturday, Dec 12th at 3:00pm. See more information here.

Join us as we close out the year!

BEAT NAVY!

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ARMY – GSU tailgate and Football game information

IMPORTANT
Army Tailgate Information Brochure +

Tailgate starts at 1430 on Saturday, Oct 19 2019.

Directions to the GSU Parking Lots:

Parking Info (lots open at 7:30 a.m. for pass holders)

Fans who purchased a parking pass in advance can enter the lots as early as 7:30 a.m.

Blue Lot

FROM THE AIRPORT AND THE SOUTH: Take exit #246-Fulton Street.

FROM THE NORTH: Take Exit # 246 – Fulton Street.

FROM THE EAST: Take Exit #58-B-Hill Street. Turn left onto Hill Street. Turn right onto Glenwood. Glenwood becomes Fulton Street.

FROM THE WEST: Take Exit #56-B-Windsor St./Spring Street. Turn right onto Windsor Street. Turn left onto Fulton Street.

Tailgate located in the southwest corner of the Blue Lot.


Special Instructions


General Information:
Bring a poncho and cold weather gear (umbrellas not allowed in stadium).
Tailgate will be located in the southwest corner of the Blue Lot and will be from 2:30 to 6:45 pm; stadium opens at 5:30; kickoff at 7:00 pm.
The tailgate pep rally will be approximately 5-6 pm led by the Superintendent and sponsors. The West Point Band, Rabble Rousers, and Falcons’ Cheerleaders will also provide entertainment.
There will be plenty of tables and chairs.


Please PRINT your 1) Tailgate Ticket, 2) Parking Pass if applicable, 3) Game Ticket. We cannot help after Friday, 4pm with any inquiries as GSU will be closed.


Specific Instructions:
Bring your tailgate tickets (receipt from purchase or special ticket issued by Jan Heath). If your party is coming in multiple groups, please provide them with copies of your receipt to facilitate entry. You will turn in your tailgate passes upon entry.


Bring your parking pass (either printed copy or on mobile device); it is “general” parking–not numbered. Parking passes were sent via email from Georgia State University. Please allow enough time to enter Blue Lot and park.


The Blue Parking Lot is sold out so please call the GSU Ticket Office at 404-413-4173 or 404-413-4020 to purchase a parking pass in the Orange Lot.


Bring your ID; wrist bands will issued according to age.


You will be given a meal ticket when you enter tailgate: choice of Fox Bros BBQ or Chick-fil-A meal. Beer, lemonade, sweet and unsweet tea, and water provided. This is for the 1st serving round to ensure everyone gets something to eat. There will be plenty of food, so do not despair!


Games area for children and adults: face painting, balloon artist, corn holes, chin-up competition, and football toss.


There will be drawings for two corn hole sets and Falcons’ Tickets in the Owner’s suite. Donations will be accepted. BRING CASH!

Winners must be present to claim their prize(s).


There will be shuttle service from the tailgate to the Stadium FOR ELDERLY, CHILDREN and physically impaired. There will be no return service to the parking lot after the game will be provided (please make arrangements for pickup).


There will be no refunds due to inclement weather.


We MAY allow ticket purchases on Game Day depending on capacity. We cannot have more than 2,000 people. Right now, we have 2,000 coming via confirmed ticket sales. Professional security staff will be present to handle/detain any free loaders.

Stadium Rules:

  1. “Clear Bag Policy”
  2. No reentry into Stadium
  3. No umbrellas–only rain gear and ponchos.
  4. No strollers
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Go Army – BEAT GSU

Directions to the GSU Parking Lots

Parking Info (lots open at 7:30 a.m. for pass holders)
Parking Map

Fans who purchased a parking pass in advance can enter the lots as early as 7:30 a.m.

Blue Lot


FROM THE AIRPORT AND THE SOUTH:  Take exit #246-Fulton Street.

FROM THE NORTH:  Take Exit # 246 – Fulton Street.

FROM THE EAST:  Take Exit #58-B-Hill Street. Turn left onto Hill Street.  Turn right onto Glenwood.  Glenwood becomes Fulton Street.

FROM THE WEST:  Take Exit #56-B-Windsor St./Spring Street.  Turn right onto Windsor Street.  Turn left onto Fulton Street.

Tailgate located in the southwest corner of the Blue Lot.

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Fall family picnic

See our event here.


Join us for the Fall Family Picnic and Football Watch Party See Army Kick Some UMASS!

When/Time:Saturday, 9 Nov.11:30am-4:50pmKickoff is at noon.

Where:Mike and Bette Rose Bowers’ Farm1989 Sandy Creek Rd, Commerce, GA 30530, USA(map)

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