Frequently Asked Questions - Berry's Inaugural Football Season
Please note: the information on this page is geared toward Berry alumni. Students who have questions should direct those to the Student Activities office at 706-236-2293 or email@example.com.
Where can I see a game schedule?
Visit the Berry Athletics Football site for a complete schedule. The second, third and fourth home games will be held at the Chris Hunter Stadium at Darlington Upper Schools in the afternoon on Sept. 15, Oct. 12, and Oct. 26. The fifth and final home game of the season will be at Barron Stadium in downtown Rome on Nov. 9 in the afternoon.
How do I gain admission to home games?
Online tickets sales are available here.The cost for tickets is $5. Alumni may pre-purchase single-game, general admission tickets to be picked up at the alumni will-call at the stadium beginning two hours before kick-off on game day. Tickets may also be picked up at Berry's Alumni Center Monday through Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Online ticket purchases can be made until noon on the Friday prior to each game. A maximum of five tickets per person per game may be purchased. All tickets are for general seating. Season tickets are not available.
Students, faculty and staff will be able to pick up a free ticket (one per person) with ID in the Krannert Center before home games. The general public may purchase tickets at the Krannert Center Information Desk.
Where should I park?
For the Sept. 15, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 games: If you have your tickets in-hand, parking for the game will be in the north lot near the Darlington baseball field. For those who are purchasing or picking up tickets, parking will be in the lot south of the A.J. Huffman Memorial Athletic Center. See a campus map here.
Parking for the fifth home game on Nov. 9 is available in designated lots at Barron Stadium.See the Barron Stadium Parking Map.
Is tailgating allowed?
Individuals may tailgate in the parking areas around Darlington School's Chris Hunter Stadium. No alcohol will be permitted. Individuals take full responsibility for tailgating in these or any other areas. Individuals are responsible for complying with Darlington School's and the city of Rome's rules and laws.
What is the alcohol policy?
State and city laws will be enforced by the city police. No alcohol is permitted on the stadium property, city property, or city streets. Berry College policy also prohibits alcohol at student events. Conspicuous consumption, rowdy behavior, and underage consumption are prohibited. Supplying alcohol to minors is illegal and prohibited.
Please also note: Berry College will hold its fans to the highest standards of sportsmanship. Opposing players, fans, and parents are our guests. Heckling of visitor players as they leave their dressing area, insults, or profanity of any kind toward the opposing team, their fans, or officials is prohibited and security will escort offenders from the game. Offenders will be banned from future games for the remainder of the season.
What may I bring to the stadium?
Stadium policy: No beverages will be permitted past the ticket gates of the stadium. All beverages consumed within the stadium must be purchased from the concessions vendors. No cups, coolers, bottles or backpacks will be permitted inside the stadium.
Where can I purchase school spirit items?
Visit the online Berry Bookstore to purchase spirit items before game day. You may type “football” into the search field to find the selection of football spirit items. School spirit items will also be sold at the stadium on game day beginning two hours prior to kickoff.
How can I listen to or watch the game?
All home games will be broadcast on WLAQ radio, AM 1410, beginning thirty minutes before game time. Fans can also watch live video and live stats, and hear WLAQ audio at Berryvikings.com .
How can I purchase tickets for away games?
At Mercer, Macon, Ga., Sept. 21, 6 p.m. ET:
Pre-sale tickets for the Berry College football game at Mercer University will be available on Sept. 7. Viking fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early. Mercer, which re-launched football this year, has had tremendous fan interest for its NCAA FCS program. The Bears sold its season ticket allotment, and subsequently sold 5,000 tickets for its opener in just 27 minutes. Fans can purchase tickets through the Mercer website.
At Hendrix, Conway, Ark., Oct. 19, 2 p.m.
Admission is FREE.
At Rhodes, Memphis, Tenn., Sept 28, 2 p.m. ET:
Admission is FREE.
At Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 5, 2 p.m. ET:
$5 adults and $1 for children. Gates open an hour prior to kickoff.
At Millsaps, Jackson, Miss., Nov. 2, 2 p.m., ET:
Tickets are $10 at the gates, which open two hours prior to kickoff. The game is the Millsaps Homecoming and fans are advised to arrive early.