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Limestone College Homecoming 2017: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can come to Limestone College’s Homecoming?

A: All alumni, parents, guests, students, football fans, and friends are welcome at every Homecoming.

Q: How do I register?

A: You may either register over the phone (1-800-795-7151, extension 4602) or online through the website.

Q: How can I find information about the “Big Blue Tailgate” on October 7?

A: Please visit the Schedule Overview page.

Q: The campus has changed since I was a student. How can I find my way around and visit the new buildings on campus?

A: Limestone College offers an excellent learning environment on its beautiful 125-acre campus. We encourage you to walk around and view the many renovated buildings and new structures. You can find a map of the campus at the bottom of the main page of the Limestone College website: www.Limestone.edu.

Q: What should I wear?

A: First, consult the forecast - as you know, the South's fall weather is unpredictable. For Saturday's tailgate and football game, please dress comfortably and we encourage you to wear your school colors of blue and gold.

Q: What lodging opportunities are available during Homecoming?

A: Please review a list of suggested accommodations in Hotel Accommodations.

Q: What time can we arrive for the Homecoming football game on October 7?

A: Game time is at 6 p.m. as the Saints host Carson-Newman University. Stadium gates will open at 5 p.m. Parking and tailgate lots will open at 2 p.m.

Q: Where do we park/tailgate?

A: “Big Blue Tailgate” parking is located at the Sleep-Easy Tailgate lot, 437 Hyatt Street, Gaffney, for $5 per car and is available on a first-come first-served basis. Tailgate and general admission parking is available in several lots at Gaffney High School for a fee of $5 per vehicle.

Q: Can we tailgate before or after the game?

A: Yes. At Limestone College, we not only allow tailgating, but we encourage it!  We want our fans to show Saints Pride both before and after our Homecoming football game. To help provide the best tailgating experience that Limestone can offer, we have established a few guidelines to make your tailgating party great and safe!

  • Alcoholic Beverage Policy in Stadium Lots
    Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the Gaffney High School campus. Also, glass containers are prohibited.
  • Garbage & Recycling
    Limestone is proud to have the use of the beautiful Gaffney High School stadium as its home venue, and it’s up to us to keep it that way! When tailgating please be mindful of your surroundings and your impact on the environment. Bring plastic trash bags, bag your trash and take it with you, and recycle what you can.
  • Restrooms
    Portable restrooms will be set up near all official Limestone-controlled tailgate lots. Tailgaters are not permitted to use restrooms inside the stadium until entering the gates for the game.
  • Reserved Parking Spaces
    Numbered reserved parking spaces are available for the entire season, but unavailable to be purchased for individual games. To inquire about reserved parking for the season, please contact the Limestone College Athletics Department.
  • Power for your Tailgate
    Limestone College recommends that you use your vehicle to power any audio or video equipment and AC power converters can be purchased at most electronic stores. Generators are not prohibited but are not recommended as they present many safety hazards.
  • Fire Lanes and Handicap Spaces
    Fire lanes and handicap spaces will be strictly enforced. If you are illegally parked in either a fire lane or handicap space you may be putting others at risk and are subject to ticketing and/or towing. Be responsible and follow the direction of parking attendants and Limestone College Public Safety.

Q: Will we be able to buy official Limestone College football merchandise, and concessions?

A: Yes! A Saints merchandise trailer will be open in a location near the home stands of the stadium, offering official Limestone football merchandise. Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted at the merchandise trailer. Stadium concession stands will also be open and accept cash only.

Q: How do I find out more information about Limestone football and the 2017 season?

Please visit www.GoLimestoneSaints.com for all the latest information on Saints football.

Q: What is there to do in Gaffney?

A: Please visit www.getintogaffney.com.

Q: How do I make my donation to Limestone College?

A: You can make your gift at any time by visiting the Support Limestone section on the website.