14 enhancements for 2014

Clemson announced 14 improvements for Memorial Stadium for the 2014 season.

1.) Expansion of the distributed antenna system Verizon and campus partners CCIT completed the second phase of a $10 million upgrade to the distributed antenna system in Memorial Stadium with expanded antennas in drums along the top of the upper deck along with field level and other new access points. The project also enhanced coverage capabilities in tailgate areas around the athletic district.

2.) Credit Cards and New Televisions at Concessions Every permanent concession stand throughout Memorial Stadium can now accept purchases via credit card. Additionally, each permanent stand is equipped with new flat screen televisions.

3.) Closed Captioning In a dedicated area of the ribbon boards near midfield on both the north and south stands, public address and referee announcements will be closed captioned throughout the game.

4.) New Graphics Package Working with on-campus partners at Clemson University Broadcasting, the athletic department developed a consistently-branded, updated graphics package for use on all video boards.

5.) Out-of-Town Games Scoreboard A portion of the ribbon boards along both north and south upper decks will show up to the minute out-of-town scores of games around the ACC and throughout the nation.

6.) Experience App Fans can upgrade their seating location to areas lower in the stadium via clemson.expapp.com. A limited number of seats will be available for upgrade prior to kickoff.

7.) Menu Additions Barbeque from The Smoking Pig and freshly grilled burgers and hotdogs are a few of the expanded menu items available from Aramark concessioners throughout the stadium.

8.) Tiger Band Uniforms

9.) Solid Orange Fan Advisory (SOFA) Board Seeking input and feedback from season ticket holders to continue providing the best gameday atmosphere in the nation, Clemson Athletics is developing an advisory group consisting of fans called the Solid Orange Fan Advisory (SOFA) Board. The SOFA Board allows fans to contribute ideas and provide feedback on numerous topics relating to the fan experience while representing the interests of all Clemson season ticket holders. The athletic department received more than 430 applicants for the board in the first week following its announcement.

10.) Restroom Map with GPS

11.) Gate 1 Expansion Access to the southeast corner of the stadium was improved with an entirely new set of gates, upgrading aesthetics and providing both more access points and a larger queuing area off of Williamson Road.

12.) Operable Windows in Suites A section of suites on the north side of the stadium had operable windows installed during the offseason, with a complete renovation of north and south suites and premium areas scheduled to begin following the 2014 season.

13.) Stadium Cleaning / Repainting / New Signage

14.) Social Media Command Center

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