The 49ers football program is one of the youngest in the nation meaning they’ll look to solidify rivalries in the coming years. As members of Conference USA each matchup with their fellow conference members will go a long way towards building rivalries, so make sure to be in attendance for conference games.
49ers Tailgate Guide
The Charlotte 49ers football program began to play in 2013, and the fans have been coming out strong to support their team ever since. You’ll find lots of 49ers pride on display at tailgates here, as everyone arrives bright and early to party and show off their Charlotte pride on game days. You won’t be able to move an inch without seeing green and white tents as well as fans adorned from head to toe in 49ers gear.
All Throughout the tailgate, you’ll find fans having a good time grilling and playing tailgate games, as the prepare to enter the stadium and cheer on the 49ers to victory. The students are particularly lively as they gather at the student tailgate to party hard before supporting the team. There is plenty of beer to drink and music to get down to, so join in on this incredible party scene to get the most out your trip to Charlotte.
It’s not just the ability to hang out, and have a few drinks with friends that make tailgating before a 49ers game a special experience, the pride and passion on display for the team is also top notch. Nothing shows off the pride and spirit on display at UNC Charlotte before the game better than the team walk. During the team walk the players and coaches enter the stadium followed by performances by the band and cheer team. Make sure to check out this outstanding tradition to get into the 49ers gameday spirit.
The team walk gives you an excellent chance to see the players and coaches as they enter the stadium. You’ll also get to see the band and cheer team perform making it the perfect way to get in the 49ers spirit.
The Normbulance is one of the most popular tailgate spots on and is home to the toast that takes place 49 minutes past an hour to kickoff. Stop by the Normbulance and take part in the pregame toast to get the full 49ers game day experience.
Tailgate Village offers you the chance to take part in an all you can eat and drink tailgate for only $20. Head on down to the Hauser Alumni Pavilion two and a half hours before kickoff to take part in this excellent tailgate party that provides the perfect alternative to setting up your own tailgate.
Tailgate VillageTailgate Village offers you the chance to take part in an all you can eat and drink tailgate for only $20. Head on down to the Hauser Alumni Pavilion two and a half hours before kickoff to take part in this excellent tailgate party that provides the perfect alternative to setting up your own tailgate.
Student TailgateThe student tailgate takes place in Silver Lot 25 and is a great place to tailgate before games with fellow students. There is no charge for student parking passes, and spots are first come first serve, so make sure to get here early to get the most out of your game day experience. There is also “picnic style” tailgating available in the grassy areas surrounding Rose Football Center, so even if you don’t have a car, you’ll be able to join in on the pregame festivities.
Purple and Silver Permit LotsThe parking lots surrounding Jerry Richardson Stadium provide the perfect place to set up a tailgate party of your own before entering the stadium to watch the game. The lots open four hours before the game giving you plenty of time to tailgate and party with friends and family.
49ers Stadium Guide
The 49ers football program is among the newest in all of College football, but that doesn’t stop the fans from showing up in strong numbers to support their team. The 49ers began playing football in 2013 and only this past season moved up to the FBS joining Conference USA. The team will look to make great strides, as they hope to continue the programs meteoric rise to the top.
On game days you’ll find Jerry Richardson Stadium to be a sea of green and white as throngs of fans come out to support this young program looking to cement itself in the FBS. The 49ers fans are among the best when it comes to showing support throughout the game. Here you’ll find lots of fans standing and cheering on the team for the entire game no matter what the score.
It’s not just the fans that make attending a 49ers game an enjoyable experience, but the stadium as well. Jerry Richardson Stadium is a new state of the art facility that offers plenty of amenities for fans in addition to a great view of the surrounding campus. The wide concourses are open allowing you to be able to see the action on the field from the concourse if you are waiting in line to grab some concessions.
You’ll have a very good time attending a 49ers game, as the budding football program has strong fan support and a state of the art stadium where any college football fan would love to take in a game.
Jerry Richardson Stadium features two of these identical statues. One at the main entrance and one in the south end zone in front of the Rose Football Center. Stop by one of these two statues if you get the chance, as they provide a great photo op for you and your friends or family.
Located on the southeast end of the stadium, the Judy W. Rose Football Center is home to both athletic and academic amenities. The football center plays a significant role in the operations of a football team and is quite the sight to behold, so take notice of it when attending a game at Jerry Richardson Stadium.
Jerry Richardson Stadium was built below ground level meaning you’ll have an excellent view of the surrounding area no matter where you are sitting. You can see all throughout campus when attending a game giving the game a quaint feeling that you won’t find at other larger venues.
Norm is the prospector mascot of the UNC Charlotte 49ers and can be seen entertaining fans at every 49ers athletics event. Norm’s zany antics will surely keep you entertained on game day making attending a 49ers game well worth your time.
The Pride of Niner Nation is among the newest in college football that doesn’t mean they don’t put on quite the show at 49ers games. The band's pregame and halftime performances are mesmerizing, and they always know how to enhance the in-game atmosphere as well. You’ll be in for a treat when taking in a 49ers game due to the accompaniment of the Pride of Niner Nation to the action on the field.
This Charlotte super fan is known for making signs and leading fans in cheers at every Charlotte sporting event. He does an outstanding job of riling up the crowd, so keep your eyes peeled for him when attending a 49ers game.
Hail, Char – lotte Four – ty Nin – ers, Proud as we can be! We stand to fight for the green and white ’til we win the vic – tor – y! (GO NINERS!!) We pledge our trust in you and wave your col – ors high! The loy – al Nin – er Na – tion cheers forever we’ll FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!!
Hail U – ni – ver – si – ty!
To you we sing our praise.
May Char – lotte’s light
dis – pel the night,
il – lu – mine all our days.
In Car – o – li – na’s crown
the bright – est gem we see.
With – out your power
our fin – est hour
would hold no vic – tor – y.
So let us love you life
and cher – ish your great name.
To aid your cause up – hold you laws
and your en – dur – ing flame.