Fan Day set for August 18 at Sanford Stadium

ATHENS - The annual University of Georgia Fans' Picture Day will be held Saturday, August 18, at Sanford Stadium and will feature Bulldog coaches, players, Uga VI, other sports teams, merchandise sales and fan interactives.

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 Sanford Stadium on the 200 Level near Section 213. Interactive events, concessions and merchandise sales will take place from 1-5 p.m. through the 100 level concourse of Sanford Stadium.

Fans will be able to enter Picture Day through Gate 6 located off East Campus Road and Gate 2 located on Sanford Drive across from the UGA Bookstore and Tate Student Center.

Parking is available to the general public in the following campus lots: any lots along East Campus Road, Psychology-Journalism, Clarke Howell, Legion Field and Tate Center lots and the North Campus and Hull Street parking decks. Handicapped parking will be available in the Tate Center lots.

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 and Coach Mark Richt will be located throughout the North side concourse of Sanford Stadium between Sections 109-101 while the defense will be located on the Gate 6 Plaza between Sections 125-121.

Other Georgia sports teams will be located between Sections 119-113 and the fan interactives, concessions and merchandise will be located throughout the event. The UGA Cheerleaders, National Champion Gym Dogs, Baseball, Track & Field, Softball, Women's Basketball, Equestrian, Women's Golf, Swimming & Diving, Soccer, Volleyball teams will also be in attendance.

All activities associated with Picture Day will take place only on the 100 Level between Sections 125-101. Signage will be displayed throughout the concourse directing all fans to the team locations and concession and merchandise stands.

Fans can pick up their tickets to reserve their place in line for a photograph with Uga VI beginning at 9:00am at the East End Ticket Windows located off East Campus Road. The first 120 groups in line will receive a ticket and be guaranteed a photo with Uga VI, with additional groups receiving standby tickets. The Athletic Association will attempt to accommodate as many standby fans as possible within the time Uga VI is available from 1-3pm.

Fans can pick up their tickets to reserve their place in line for the opportunity to meet Coach Richt beginning at 9:00 am at the East End Ticket Windows located off East Campus Road. The first 250 individual fans in line will receive a ticket and be guaranteed an opportunity to meet Coach Richt between 3:00-5:00 pm.

Fans' cooperation is appreciated in not bringing other pets or animals into the area with the Georgia Bulldog mascot, Uga VI. Also, all fans are encouraged to bring your own camera to take your group's photo with Uga VI.

Groups with tickets to have their picture made with Uga VI, can enter through Gate 6 only beginning at 12:30pm. All other fans will be allowed to enter Sanford Stadium through Gates 2 or 6 beginning at 1:00pm.

Complimentary schedule cards and posters will be available.

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