Army vs GSU Tailgate Party – 2021 – Save the Date

Army comes back to Atlanta to play Georgia State in 2021.

Please save the date for another great tailgate!

Army – GA State Football Tailgate + Tickets + Parking + Hotel

Army Football is visiting Atlanta to Beat the Hell out of the Georgia State Panthers!

We are hosting a tailgate + we secured discounted game tickets + we have parking passes + we have a designated hotel with a group rate.  Each item (tailgate, football tickets, parking pass, and hotel) must be reserved individually. Join us!

Saturday, 19 October 2019
Tailgate from 2:30pm through 6:45pm

Game time is 7pm

Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field)
Blue Parking Lot

Tailgate Pricing:

$75 for adults/$35 per kids ages 5-12

UPDATE: As of Friday, Oct 4- No more tailgate tickets and parking passes available.

We have received enormous response for the tailgate an we expect ~2,000 people at the tailgate alone, including the Superintendet, Rabble Rousers, and West Point spirit band. GSU’s recent victory over Tennessee saw our tailgate sales increase even more.  We are on track for this to be the largest event in WPSA’s 54 year-old history! 

Bill Crawford, ’80, an Army Athletics Radio show host will be our Front Man / DJ for the tailgate.

Link to RSVP Tailgate:
Click Here

Please consider Reserving tickets early to help us gauge attendance. We will have entertainment, latrines, BBQ, and beer at the tailgate along with tents.

Print out your email confirmation for tailgate entry.
Sorry, no refunds.

Ramada Plaza Hotel
Less than 5 min walk to Tailgate and Stadium
450 Capitol Avenue; Atlanta, GA 30312
Group Rate: $115 + taxes per night
with $8 overnight parking (normal rate is $20/night)
Call to Reserve: 877-258-8838
Mention West Point Society of ATL group rate
Code:  WPSA2019
Need help with Reservations, email
Jordan Young:


Football Game Tickets
How to purchase Football Game Tickets:

Recommend purchase by calling diretly. Children 10 and under receive free admission, but still need to get a ticket.

1) Call GSU Ticket Office 404-413-4173
Ask for Gabrielle or GSU Football Tickets
FYI – they are at lunch from 12-1pm
Most sideline seats are gone. Grad seats are at South End-zone.
2) Or Purchase online at GSU PORTAL: Click Here
* Requires Flash on browser
*Discount Promo Code no longer valid, sorry!
Game + Tailgate Parking
$15 if purchased in advance from WPSA
$20 on game day cash only
UPDATE: As of Friday, Oct 4- No more tailgate tickets and parking passes available.
Link to Purchase Parking Pass: Click Here
* Passes will be emailed within 2 weeks of purchase.
*Parking lot opens at 7am on game day for pre-purchased passes.
*Otherwise, parking lot will open 4 hours prior for general parking at $20 cash.

For additional questions, please contact:
Samir Patel, ’08;; 404-723-8410

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“Beat Georgia State” Party- Benny Havens hosted by Classes of 82, 83, and 84

The Classes of 1982, ’83 and ’84 invite you to:
Benny Havens Hour
prior to the Army GSU Tailgate on
Friday, 18 Oct

RSVP: Click Here

Other notes:
McCray’s Tavern – Midtown Atlanta
1163 W Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
$40 per person for Venue and Bar Food Buffet. Cash bar
POC: Joe Gruchacz ’83 —

Sorry, additional tailgate tickets are not available and are sold out.
Please call Georgia State for a parking pass in Orange or Gold Lot (Blue Lot sold out). 404-413-4173 or 404-413-4020.

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Football Information

ARMY – GSU tailgate and Football game information

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