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Cheer alongside thousands of other diehard UK football fans when the team takes on South Carolina Gamecocks Football on Saturday, October 04, 2014. The atmosphere at Commonwealth Stadium is unlike any other, and you can be a part of the Wildcats family in person on game day.
Commonwealth Stadium Seating Information
Commonwealth Stadium seating on the lower level starts with Section 104 in the northeast corner of the venue, goes around the stadium counterclockwise, and ends with Section 143. The press box is located on the south side of the field, and is surrounded by boxes 220, 222, 229 and 231. Other available boxes on that level are numbered 201-217 in odd number intervals. Suites are also available on the east (21-40) and west (1-20) ends of Commonwealth Stadium behind the 100-level seating. The last seating in the venue is the upper levels, where seating runs from sections 200-218 and 226-232 in even intervals and 219-225 in odd intervals.
Commonwealth Stadium General Information
To ensure the safety of all fans attending the Wildcats vs. South Carolina Gamecocks, the following items will not be permitted inside the venue: banners, signs, coolers, backpacks or other large bags, alcohol, tobacco and outside food. One unopened bottle of water less than a liter will be permitted inside the venue for all games, but smoking is not permitted inside the stadium or anywhere on the University of Kentucky's campus. Chairbacks will be permitted as long as they are 18" or smaller in width, and there will be a limited quantity available for rental at the stadium. Fans interested in seeing the famed "Cat Walk" can watch the team walk from Jerry Claiborne Way and College Way (in front of Nutter Field House) to the stadium to enter at Gate 1, which will begin approximately two hours and 15 minutes before kickoff. There will also be a pre-game parade, which will begin one hour before kickoff at Gate 4 and will make its way around the stadium. Updates will be available throughout the day on 1700 AM.
Commonwealth Stadium Parking Information
There are lots located directly around the stadium, but all guests using those spots must have a pre-purchased parking ticket. Parking lots will open at 8 a.m. local time on game day, and although the lots are reserved, the spaces are not, and each vehicle can only take up one space. All spaces are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and starting one hour before kickoff, the lots will be filled according to availability. There is also parking available for those visiting the stadium located in parking structures 2, 3 and 6 on campus, the R3 surface lots at Cooper Drive and Sports Center Drive, as well as Cooper Drive parking. The UK Football Express-Downtown Route will pick up at several locations in the downtown area to bring fans to the game.
Commonwealth Stadium Tailgating Information
Tailgating is permitted at Kentucky football games, but there are several rules that all fans must abide by to ensure the safety of others in the lots. Tailgating must take place in the back of your vehicle, and there will be no parking on any green space in the green, red, and blue lots. Any tents cannot be larger than 10'x10', and they must not disrupt the traffic flow. All open flames and generators must be pre-approved by the university, and charcoal and other flammables must be properly disposed of. No open alcohol containers are allowed in the lots.
Commonwealth Stadium Gate Times
The stadium will typically open 1-2 hours prior to kickoff.
Commonwealth Stadium Accessibility
Accessible seating and parking is available at Commonwealth Stadium. An accessible lot will be located at the corner of University Drive and Farm Road, where patrons can purchase parking on a first-come, first-served basis. A shuttle will be available two hours before kickoff, and will drop all guests off at Gate 9, and will return up to 30 minutes after the game. All questions regarding seating or parking should be directed to venue personnel.