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USC Bans On-Campus Tailgating for Thursday's Game

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Because classes will be in session on their normal schedule, USC banned on-campus tailgating and parking for Thursday's home game against Arizona. Only campus season parking pass holders will be allowed to park on campus.

Tailgating and parking at the Coliseum and Exposition Park will continue as usual. The only part of the normal gameday that will be affected is the activity on the USC campus only.

USC is hosting their first non-Thanksgiving, non-Bowl Thursday evening game in the BCS era.

Campus season parking passes will be honored for lots at the Coliseum along with the USC Parking Center, 3401 S. Grand Ave., Parking Structure 1, 3701 S. Flower St., Parking Structure No. 2, 3335 S. Flower St., and the parking lot at the Shrine Auditorium, 645 Jefferson Blvd.

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USC also listed some alternatives to tailgating:

  • Cardinal & Gold Picnic - For the first time ever the renowned Cardinal & Gold Picnic at the Coliseum will be open and available to all game ticket-holding fans, based on availability.
  • Football Pre-Game Tailgate @ Galen Center - The Galen Center Founders Club will be open to a wonderful catered tailgate party for all fans to attend for $25/person.
  • The Lawry’s Carvery at LA-Live will offer ticket holders 10% off on the day of the game. Just show your game ticket when you pay for your order to receive your discount.

USC created the website www.weplayfor2013.com/thursday for complete information.