Southern’s first and last spring home game Saturday; what you need to know

Southern's first and last home game of the season Saturday

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - It’s the moment Jaguar fans have been waiting for; 13 months to be exact.

Southern University and A&M College’s only home football game this spring kicks off Saturday, March 6. Game time is at 1:30 p.m. against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Attendees can expect the same game day atmosphere with COVID-19 restrictions in place, according to the Deputy Athletic Director.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Campus opens at 9 a.m.
  • Tailgating on campus is not permitted.
  • A.W. Mumford stadium gates open at 11 a.m.
  • Tickets can be purchased on game day starting at 11 a.m. until sold out.
  • Face masks are required for all attendees.
  • Families will be allowed to attend in groups of five or less.
  • Temperature checks will be performed. The campus will make sure to keep bathrooms clean.

In addition, the university will have signage placed throughout A.W. Mumford Stadium to promote social distancing.

The University is selling tickets as if the stadium will be filled at 25% capacity.

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Another change ahead of Saturday’s kick off, the Human Jukebox will sit on the visitor’s side to allow more social distancing.

To read about the history of SU and Arkansas-Pine Bluff match-ups, CLICK HERE.

You can watch the game live on ESPN3.

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