Picture Day on August 20th

ATHENS - The annual Fans Picture Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, on the Woodruff Practice Fields on the University of Georgia campus.

The Georgia football players and coaches will be on hand for photographs and autographs from 3-5 p.m. Uga VI will be available from 1-3 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum in the Hospitality Room under the main scoreboard. Interactive games, concessions and merchandise sales will take place from 1-5 p.m. outdoors.

There will be two entrances available to fans: Smith Street (near Stegeman Coliseum) and Rutherford Street (across from the Rankin Smith Center). The Smith Street entrance will serve as the handicap entrance. Officers from the UGA Police Department will be on hand to direct traffic and there will be signs displayed for parking decks and other parking locations.

Fans may bring in just one item to be signed, and Picture Day event staff will enforce this number at the entrances.

The Georgia offensive unit will be on Field 1, while the defense and Coach Mark Richt will be on Field 2, the grass fields adjacent to Butts-Mehre. Other Georgia sports teams, the interactive games, concessions and merchandise will be located on Fields 3 and 4, the artificial surfaces.

Signs will note the location of each of the positions (quarterbacks, linebackers, etc.) under the respective tents.

Fans will be provided tickets as they arrive for Richt¹s line, with 250 fans guaranteed an audience with him. Additional fans will receive standby tickets and as many fans as possible will be accommodated within the time that Richt is available from 3-5 p.m.

Fans can pick up tickets reserving their place in line for Uga VI beginning at 8 a.m. at the Stegeman Coliseum ticket booth No. 1. There will be 120 groups guaranteed a photo with Uga VI, with additional groups receiving standby tickets. The Athletic Association will accommodate as many standby fans as possible within the time Uga VI is available (1-3 p.m.).

Complimentary schedule cards and posters will be available.

The Kodak Picture Patrol will be on hand from 1-5 p.m. with roving photographers taking complimentary photos for fans attending Picture Day. Kodak¹s Picture Patrol also will be giving away complimentary picture frame magnets commemorating the 25th anniversary of Georgia¹s 1980 national championship to fans whose photographs they take.

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