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Tigers face Nova in ’15 Homecoming battle

A full day of Homecoming events is planned for Towson fans on Saturday, October 24:

  • Tiger Sports Day
    • In addition to all of the tailgating festivities, the men’s basketball team will host an open scrimmage in the Towson Center at 4 p.m.  Following the men’s basketball scrimmage, the Tiger women’s volleyball team will host William & Mary in SECU Arena at 5 p.m.  Admission to both events is FREE.
  • Fireworks
    • There will be a postgame fireworks show following the final horn of the football game.  The fireworks display will last for approximately 10-12 minutes.  During the show, no traffic will be allowed in the area of Lot 19.
  • Punt for a Truck
    • One lucky fan will have the opportunity to punt a football into the bed of a pickup truck for a chance to win $25,000 cash or put it towards a new Ford F150, all courtesy of Al Packer White Marsh Ford.  Fans can sign up for the contest in front of the gates in Lot 13.
  • Bill Bateman’s Bistro Tailgate in Lot 13
    • Opens four hours prior to kickoff. Food and beer specials go up until game time and ALL Tiger fans are welcome; you must be 21 and over with proper ID to consume alcohol. During the game, the Greene Turtle will be hosting fans in the east end zone of the track in the Greene Turtle Tent. The tent will open 45 minutes prior to kickoff and close at the end of the game. Food and beer specials will be available to all fans 21 and over.
  • Family Zone in Lot 21
    • Towson’s all-new Family Zone will be located in Lot 21. This year’s features in the Family Zone will include a moon bounce, face painting, and photo opportunities with player cut outs and Doc the Tiger.  The Maryland SPCA will also be in Lot 21.
  • Towson Alumni Cornhole Tournament
    • The Towson alumni will host a cornhole tournament on the SECU Plaza. The tournament runs from 3-6:45 p.m. Participants must be pre-registered to enter the tournament. However, non-participants can enter the area for games, food and a cash bar for a $10 admission fee.
  • Parking
    • Permit parking (season ticket holders) are now located in lot 21 and 21a. General parking is FREE on a first-come-first-served basis for lots 13 and 14. Game day parking permits will be required to park in Lots 19, 20 and 21. Lots 13, 14 and all core campus garages and non-resident lots will be available for general parking four hours prior to game time. No permit is required for these areas. Once the general parking in Lots 13 & 14 near the stadium fill, general parkers will be redirected to the Union or Glen garages.
  • Promotion
    • This Saturday’s promotion will be FREE long sleeve t-shirts for the first 2,000 fans in the gate.
  • Social Sunday: #KnockoutNova
    • Each week, a unique hashtag will be announced for that opponent. On Sunday, the best tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram pictures will be compiled on www.TowsonTigers.com for Social Sunday. Fans are encouraged to tag the Towson Tigers in their social media posts as well.
  • Student Tickets
    • No more ticket vouchers. Towson students present their OneCard when entering and all OneCards will be run through a ticket scanner to verify admission. Only valid and active OneCards are accepted. Students can use meal points at the concession stands within Johnny Unitas Stadium; however, meal equivalency use will not be allowed.
  • Tailgating
    • New tailgating maps have been added to Game Day Central, as well as the University’s full tailgating policy.
  • Tents
    • Due to safety concerns, tents will ONLY be allowed in Lot 13.
  • Tiger Walk
    • The team will meet and greet fans, as well as the Towson marching band, between tailgating Lots 13 and 14, walk around the east end of Johnny Unitas Stadium. Once the Tigers reach the other side of the stadium, the Towson drum line, as well as fans from the upper lots, will walk down Osler Drive to the locker room. Tiger Walk is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. for this weekend’s game.

(Information courtesy of Towson Athletics)


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