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A-Day Game 2018: What you need to know

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Alabama’s Jalen Hurts warms up before the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Parking

On-campus public parking: Outside of the Tide Pride & Residential Lots, all on-campus parking lots are free with no reservations required. Parking will be on a first -come/first served basis.

On-campus RV parking: On-Campus Public RV parking is available in the NE RV Lot for $75 per space.

Downtown parking: Free parking is available at the Downtown Intermodal Facility, located just off of University Blvd at the intersection of 7th Street and 23rd Avenue. Street parking downtown is also free.

*University Mall parking will not be available for A-Day. 

Shuttles: The Tuscaloosa Transit Authority will be providing round-trip bus service to and from the stadium starting at 9:45 AM.  The round-trip cost will be $1 for adults, $0.50 for persons with special needs, and children ride free.

Traffic

I-20/59: Construction is going on between exits 77 and 73. Lanes are narrow and speed is reduced and will cause delays. Use exit Highway 216 Route (exit 100) or Cottondale Route (exit 79) as a detour. 

McFarland Blvd: There will be a left lane closure at the I-20/50 ramp. It is expected to cause delays in post-game traffic. Drivers are urged to use a different route to I-20/59, like the Cottondale Route or the I-359 route through downtown. 

Schedule

7:00 a.m.
        Parking Lots Open
        Crimson Ride Shuttles Begin Service

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
        Quad Drop Off

7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
        Southern Experience Locker Room Tours

8:00 a.m.

The Mercedes-Benz Fan Fest and Coca-Cola Kickoff Zone opens (outside North end zone of the stadium)
Everwood Trophy Tent – Photos with CFP and Sugar Bowl Trophies 

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Bryant Museum Hours

9:30 a.m.
Ticket Office Opens

10:00 a.m. 

All campus roadblocks enforced 

Stadium gates open

ADA Shuttles begin running from Campus Drive Deck to Stadium

Autograph Session: Prince Wimbley & Antonio Langham at Chevrolet Tent

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Southern Experience Field Tour

10:30 a.m.
Football Lettermen – Flag Football Game

11:15 a.m.
Walk of Fame Ceremony at Denny Chimes

11:50 p.m.

Walk of Champions

1:00 p.m.

A-Day Kickoff 

Post-Game  
Public On-Field Access (45 minutes – running clock) – No Player Autographs

4:30 p.m.
Softball vs. Tennessee (Rhoads Stadium) 

 7:00 p.m.

Baseball vs. Auburn (Sewell-Thomas Stadium) 

Stadium Policy

The clear bag policy will be enforced at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Click here for more information about the clear bag policy.

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