The Georgia State University Panthers football program is one of the youngest in college football. The Panthers first fielded a football team in 2010, and have moved up to the highest level of the sport in less than a decade. Currently members of the Sun Belt Conference, Georgia State plays against some of the country’s best competition. The Panthers saw immediate success in their first season, holding a winning record, including winning 5 of their first 7 games. The following seasons Georgia State felt the weight of starting a brand new football tradition. With the recent move to the Sun Belt Conference and new leadership at the head of the program, the Panthers look to create some momentum and fight towards their first conference championship. The game day environment at a Georgia State game is completely unique in that everything is new. Students, fans, players, and coaches, are together creating and building upon traditions that will last for the next century of Panthers football games. Already home to one of the most fun tailgating scenes in the SBC, game days start early at the Georgia Dome and the excitement around the program continues to rise. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Georgia State Panthers football tickets.
Georgia State Panthers Football at the Georgia Dome Address: 1 Georgia Dome Drive Atlanta, GA 30313
The Georgia State University Panthers football team plays their home games at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. The Georgia Dome was first opened in 1992 and has been home to the Panthers since 2010. For Georgia State games the capacity is set to just over 28,000 fans, turning the lower levels of the Stadium into a sea of Blue and noise. The Georgia Dome is one of the historic stadiums in the sport of football and is also the home of the Atlanta Falcons, and the Chick-Fil-A Bowl. In one of the most unique game day events in the country, Georgia State allows the first 100 students to arrive at the stadium a chance to go down onto the field during pre-game warm-ups. This creates a sense of excitement outside of the stadium before the game starts and usually means that many students and fans arrive to the Georgia Dome early. Georgia Dome parking information is covered in our Panthers event guide.
Georgia State vs. South Alabama
Both of these programs are less than a decade old with Georgia Tech first fielding a team in 2010, and South Alabama a year earlier 2009. The Panthers and Jaguars both joined the Sun Belt Conference in 2013, adding conference implications to this budding rivalry. Georgia State has played the Panthers in every season they have been a part of except one. It is a unique experience to watch a rivalry start from its beginning and as both schools’ traditions build, look for this matchup to gain even more momentum.
Georgia State Panthers Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Georgia State Panthers tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Georgia State Panthers football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Georgia State tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee SBC opponents like Louisiana Monroe, Appalachian State, and Idaho can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Georgia State tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Georgia State Panthers football schedule?
The Panthers 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the SBC. Georgia State plays in the Sun Belt Conference, which means games against Louisiana Lafayette, South Alabama, Troy, Georgia Southern, and Appalachian State. Game times are announced by Georgia State as soon as the TV schedule is set. Georgia State’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play South Alabama in the Georgia State-South Alabama Rivalry. If you are looking for Panthers news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Georgia State Panthers team roster.
Can I buy Georgia State Panthers football season tickets?
Georgia State Panthers season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Georgia State football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at the Georgia Dome.
What is the best Georgia State rivalry game during the season?
The similar histories and accomplishments of Georgia State and South Alabama, makes the game between them easily the most anticipated on the Panthers schedule. The rivalry dates back to the very first season for the Panthers and now that both schools are in the Sun Belt Conference, the matchup takes on a whole new level of importance.
What is the best game day tradition at a Panthers home game?
Approximately 2 hours before kickoff at the Georgia Dome, the football team busses will let the players out on Mangum Drive in between the Orange and Brown Parking lots. The team including the players, coaches, and trainers will walk from the buses to the Georgia Dome. This is no ordinary walk as the path to the stadium is turned into a tunnel of students, fans, spirit squads and the band. As the players pass the fans, they give out high fives and receive encouragement and enthusiasm in return. Known as the Panther Walk, this is one of the few times that you will be able to high five your favorite Panther player and is a must experience when attending a Georgia State home game.