1. Howard Schnellenberger Statue
When visiting FAU make sure to stop by the Schnellenberger Statue. The statue pays tribute to one of the most pivotal figures in the creation of the FAU football program, so make sure to honor him while attending the game.
2. Owl Fingers
After every Owls score, exuberant fans flash this hand signal to show off their FAU pride. To take part in this gameday tradition, all you have to do is for a circle with your pointer finger and thumb on both hands and extend your other fingers.
Owlsley is the official mascot of FAU athletics and can be on the sideline at every home football game. He riles up the crowds through his crazy antics making sure that everyone is in full support of the owls, so make sure to keep an eye out for him during the game.
4. Rat’s Mouth Student Tailgating Area
Located in Lot 5, the student tailgate provides a great place to meet up with other students and party before entering the game. You can start setting up six hours before kickoff, so make sure to get here bright and early to get the most out of your FAU tailgating experience.
5. Owl Walk
Before every game, the Owls players and coaches walk to the stadium as everyone lines their path to greet them. The Owl Walk occurs two and a half hours before kickoff and is an excellent way for you to get into the game day spirit and show off your Owls pride.
6. Owlsley Statue
The Owlsley statue located outside of FAU Stadium shows off the owl pride and provides a great photo op before the game. Also, make sure to rub his beak before the game to give the Owls some extra luck.
7. Sky Boxes with Views of the Atlantic Ocean
The sky boxes at FAU offer one of the unique views in all of sports. FAU Stadium is the only place in the country where you can see both a division one college football game as well as look out over the Atlantic Ocean. These boxes can be pricey, but they are wealth worth it for the unique view they offer you.
8. Owls Landing
Located southwest of the stadium, Owls Landing offers a variety of food options that are perfect for those of you who want to take part in the tailgating festivities but don’t want to go through the hassle of setting up your tailgate.
9. Shula Bowl
Each year the Shula Bowl is contested between Florida Atlantic and Florida International. The matchup is named after famed Dolphins head coach Don Shula because both program’s first coaches have ties to the legendary coach. These two bitter Florida rivals are located only two hours away from each other, so there are always plenty of fans of both teams at the Shula Bowl creating an intense albeit fun tailgating and in-game atmosphere. If you can only make it to one FAU game, then make sure to attend the Shula Bowl.
10. Florida Atlantic Marching Owls
The marching band at Florida Atlantic is an integral part of the gameday experience both inside and outside of the stadium. Before the game, you’ll find the band taking part in both the Owl Walk as well as the Owl Rally as a way to make sure fans are fired up and ready to support FAU on the field before the game even starts.