Atmosphere

Fans line the Georgia State Stadium parking lots approximately 4 hours before kickoff and start firing up the grill in anticipation to cheer on their Panthers to victory. Student and alumni alike come out in full force to create a special tailgate party that has its own Georgia State flair.

The tailgate atmosphere of Georgia State is a unique party atmosphere that is still very family friendly. The fans here love to dance and shake as a way to motivate their team to victory. Dancing plays a major role in tailgating at Georgia State, which features a wide variety of dance circles where students and alumni show off their moves. If you love to dance then come on down to a Georgia State game and show off what you’ve got.

Traditions

Olympic Cauldron

Make sure to check out the Olympic cauldron from the 1996 Summer Olympics when attending a Georgia State football game. It’s located in the parking lot outside the stadium, so snap a picture of the Olympic cauldron to remember your trip to Atlanta.

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The Panther Walk

The Panther walk is a chance to give the team a little extra inspiration before kickoff as fans have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the team as they enter the stadium. The walk takes place approximately 2 hours before the game when the band and cheer team leads the team into Georgia state Stadium. Come on out and meet your favorite players before they take the field.

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Pounce Town

This family-friendly area located on the concourse near Gate C is a great place to take the kids. It features a large array of inflatables, face painting, and many more great children’s activities.

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