Golden Hurricane Game Day Notes

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 4:40 pm
By: News On 6


The Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. San Jose State Spartans

Location: H.A. Chapman Stadium on the TU campus

Game time: 6:00 p.m.

Hurricane Alley: Opens at 3:00 p.m. on Chapman Commons

Team Walk: Approximately 3:45 p.m. from Collins Hall on 8th Street (east of the Fountains)

Gates Open: 4:30 p.m.

For Tickets: Online at

Giveaway: The first 5,000 fans will receive a Hurricane Flag

Season Tickets, Mazzio's Family Fun Zone Plans and 3-Game Pick 'Em Mini Packs:

These tickets are still on sale by calling the TU Ticket Office at 918.631.GoTU (4688)

Single-Game Tickets on Game Day: Ticket Office opens from 10 am-3 pm; Stadium

ticket booths will open on Saturday beginning at 4:30 pm to sell tickets, but CASH only

Pre-Sale Ticket Prices: $15, $30, $40

Game Day Ticket Prices: $20, $35, $45

Television: CBS Sports Network

Radio: Big Country 99.5 FM


Most parking lots on campus are designated as credentialed lots. Pay lots around the TU campus are available at Mayo Demonstration School (11th & Delaware Avenue) and All Nation's Vineyard Church at 12th & Delaware Avenue).


All Tulsa fans are asked to wear white for the season opener in support of the Golden Hurricane. Fans can purchase a $10 WHITE-OUT T-shirt before game day at TU's Campus Corner  (southeast corner of 11th & Harvard) and on game day at Gate 2 of H.A. Chapman Stadium.


The "Wave the Flag" continues at The University of Tulsa and the first 5,000 fans will receive a Hurricane Flag. Fans are encouraged to "Wave the Flag" during the team entrance, scores and any other time during the game fans feel the need to "Wave the Flag". Fans are encouraged to deposit the flag in bins prior to leaving the game. Hurricane Flags can also be purchased at the Campus Corner Bookstore.


The University of Tulsa has expanded beer sales to inside the general stadium area at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Beer is available for purchase at stand-alone locations (separate from general concession stands) on both the east and west sides of the stadium.

 Fans over the age of 21 will be required to present a valid drivers license at an adjacent booth, where those individuals will be given a wristband in order to purchase beer. Beer sales will be cut-off at the conclusion of the 3rd quarter.

There will be two Craft Beer locations serving COOP Brewing products. Craft Beer sales locations are on the west (near Gate 2) and east side (near Gate 7) of the stadium.

Price: 16oz Beer - $5; 16oz Craft Beer - $6


There is a NO Re-entry policy in 2016. To ensure a safe and more secure environment for everyone at H.A. Chapman Stadium, re-entry will not be allowed once you have left the stadium. Exceptions can be made for medical emergency situations. This move aligns Chapman Stadium with other FBS and NFL facilities across the country.


Hurricane Alley is located on Chapman Commons and provides fans an entertainment area prior to the game. Hurricane Alley will open at 3:00 p.m. for the Tulsa-San Jose State game. Live music will begin at 3:30 p.m.

 The Pint Beer Garden on Hurricane Alley will offer fans an opportunity to purchase a wide variety of drink options as well as a food buffet.  The new area, complete with TVs to view college football games around the country, offers fans a central gathering place on Hurricane Alley. 

 The Kids Zone on Hurricane Alley will again feature face painting, activities and inflatables, while live music will again provide an exciting game day atmosphere.


Located inside H.A. Chapman Stadium near Gate 1 (southwest corner), the Kids Zone has inflatables, football games for kids, and special activities from members of the Tulsa STEM Regional Alliance, including the Tulsa Children's Museum, Lindbergh Elementary Robotics, and Tulsa MET.


Season Ticket Holders and other visitors to the stadium are requested to enter through Gates 1, 1A, 2, 3, 5, 6A & 7.


Ticket may be purchased at the tickets booths located at each of the four corners of the stadium.  Tickets go on sale 1.5 hours prior to prior to kick off.  Cash only is accepted at the ticket booths.


General Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Reynolds Center ticket office. TU Player Pass Will Call (Gate 2) and Visitors' Will Call (Gate 6). Will Call opens 1.5 hours prior to kickoff.


The following items are prohibited in H.A. Chapman Stadium: bags larger than 12"x6"x12", firearms or weapons of any type, camcorders, umbrellas, folding chairs, outside food and beverages, alcoholic beverages, thermos jugs and ice chests. Artificial noisemakers of any kind are prohibited. Use of any tobacco product (including electronic cigarettes) is prohibited in all seating areas, restrooms, elevators, press box levels and on the field. Heightened security measures are in effect. Bag and purse checks will occur prior to entering the stadium.


Special entrances are provided at Gates 1, 1A, 6A and 7 for those guests with special needs and disabilities. Handicap Parking is available in the south corner of the Lorton Village Parking Lot, west of the stadium. These spaces are reserved strictly for those vehicles displaying a valid Handicap Parking Permit. Handicap seating is available on the west side of the stadium in Sections 114-117, 109, 110, Section 113 on the south side, and Sections 105-108 on the east side of the stadium. Contact the TU Athletic Ticket Office at 918.631.4688 for tickets in the handicap seating areas.


TU students are encouraged to enter the stadium through Gate 5. Students must present a valid TU Student ID card, which will be scanned upon entry.


A first aid station is located in the southwest corner of H.A. Chapman Stadium (near Gate 1). EMSA is present during each game. If an emergency arises, ask the nearest usher for assistance. The emergency phone number for H.A. Chapman Stadium is 918.631.3664 or 918-631-5555.


There are no public pay phones located in H.A. Chapman Stadium.


An ATM is located west of the Press Box, behind Section 116 on Thomas Plaza.


The PA system is intended primarily for spectators' information concerning the game. Please do not request use of the PA system to make social contacts.


Restrooms are located underneath the stands on the east side of H.A. Chapman Stadium.  On the west side, restrooms can be located next to the concession stands in Thomas Plaza.


Lost and found items can be dropped off and claimed at the Security Command Post on the west side of the stadium, north of the Thomas A. Johnston Atrium, under the stands behind Section 118.


Concession stands and food vendors are located throughout the stadium. Main concession areas include underneath the east stands, in the lower level of the apartments west of Thomas Plaza and throughout Thomas Plaza on the west side of the stadium.


No person is permitted on the playing field, before, during, or after the game without proper credentials as issued by The University of Tulsa Department of Intercollegiate Athletics or unless accompanied by athletic personnel. Press Box access is strictly prohibited without proper credential.


H.A. Chapman Stadium banners must be approved the week prior to the game. For approval, contact Nick Salis via email at or by calling 918.631.3382. Unapproved banners may be removed from the stadium by event



Requests for assistance should be directed to the ushers located throughout the stadium, or to the Security Command Post (located under the west stands).