Tech Football GameDay: From A to Z

Courtesy of LA Tech Athletic Communications

Accessible seating is located in Sections B, I, and O. If available, accessible seating may be purchased in advance through the Athletics Ticket Office.

Policies about alcohol are in place so that all guests can enjoy the event in a safe and comfortable environment.

It is prohibited to bring alcoholic beverages into Joe Aillet Stadium. Violators will be subject to ejection and applicable legal action. Such ejections or denial of admission are not grounds for refunds.

State law requires that all persons consuming alcohol be at least 21 years of age.

Intoxicated or alcohol-impaired guests may be refused admission to Joe Aillet Stadium.

Only two (2) alcoholic beverages per ID may be purchased at a time. Any alcoholic beverage bought in Joe Aillet Stadium must stay in the stadium. If you leave the stadium premises you will be asked to dispose of the alcoholic beverage.

Service dogs for guests with disabilities are permitted. All other animals are prohibited. All service animals (dogs) must remain under the control of the handler at all times. Emotional support animals are not allowed into Joe Aillet Stadium. Please see US Service Animals for more information.

ATMs are located in the center of each concourse. Located behind section E in the west concourse and section O in the east concourse.

Guests will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container into the venue:

Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.” (Official LA Tech team logo clear plastic tote bags will be available through LA Tech Barns and Noble Store)

One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).

Small clutch bags, no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags.

An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection. Prohibited items include, but are not limited to purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, non-approved seat cushions, and chairbacks*, luggage of any kind, computer bags, and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.

*Non-approved seat cushions and chairbacks include large traditional seat cushions that have pockets, zippers, compartments, or covers. Seat cushions and chair backs must be 18″ or less in width.

Banners and pep signs are allowed provided they are hand-held of reasonable size, can be stored beneath the seat, and do not block the view of other patrons. Any banner or sign containing profanity or objectionable material will be confiscated.

It is permissible for guests to bring into Joe Aillet Stadium a clear empty plastic commercial bottle. Frozen bottles are prohibited. It is impermissible to bring any other type of beverage into the stadium. Plastic baby bottles are permitted into the stadium if the infant is with the guest but are subject to inspection by security upon entering.


The concession stands located on the concourse of Joe Aillet Stadium are available when stadium gates open 90 minutes before kickoff. No other food or drinks may be brought into the stadium.

Effective the 2023 season, both East and West sides of Joe Aillet Stadium will have identical food and drink offerings. Below are some of the items along with prices offered at the concessions:

General Concessions Items & Prices:
Cheeseburgers – $8
Hamburgers – $7
x – Cheese $1
x – Chili $1
Nachos – $5
Hotdog – $4
Drinks – $4
Water – $4
Souvenir Cup – $2
Popcorn- $4
Candy – $3
Peanuts – $3
Pickles – $2

Chick-fil-A Items & Prices:
Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich – $7
Chick-fil-A Combo (No Drink) – $10
Chick-fil-A Combo, (Sandwich, Chips & Drink) – $13

Wings Stand Items & Prices:
Plain Wings – $10
BBQ Wings – $11
Buffalo Wings – $11
Iced Tea – $3

Taco Truck Items & Prices:
Quesadillas – $4
Nachos – $4
Tacos – $6
Sour Cream Quaca – $1
Dipping Dots – $5
Beer Domestic – $5
Beer Imported – $7

Johnny’s Pizza Items & Prices:
Klassic (12oz) – $4
King (16oz) – $5
Color-Change (17oz) – $6
Souvenir (20oz) – $6
Pizza – $8

All other non-Aramark vendors in Joe Aillet Stadium, such as Kona Ice, do not have items and prices available at this time.

Fans are encouraged to treat visitors, players, coaches, and officials with courtesy and respect. Abusive language or disorderly conduct is unacceptable and unwelcome in Joe Aillet Stadium and may result in ejection. Anyone who interferes with the game by coming onto the field or by throwing objects will be ejected and possibly arrested. LA Tech Athletics reserve the right to eject any patron whose behavior is against the policy, unruly or illegal. Event tickets will be forfeited without a refund. Revocation of season tickets or arrest is possible.

Cans, glass, bottles, ice chests, coolers, picnic baskets, and insulated beverage containers are prohibited in Joe Aillet Stadium. Personal misting fans are allowed only if they are empty of any fluid.

*Only permissible bottles to bring into the Stadium are clear empty plastic commercial bottles.” (see Bottles above)

Drones, model aircraft, or any other remote-controlled flying objects are not permitted or allowed to be operated inside Joe Aillet Stadium or the surrounding parking lots.

All tickets will be electronically scanned to verify authenticity. Tickets that have been logged in upon entry cannot be reused by another guest. Patrons assume all risks for tickets purchased through sources other than the LA Tech Ticket Office.

Medical and safety personnel are assigned to the stadium. For assistance in any medical emergency, please notify the nearest usher, LA Tech Staff member, or Police Officer.

Spectators are prohibited from entering the playing field before, or during the playing contest unless they are properly credentialed or accompanied by an authorized staff member. Violators are subject to arrest.

Gates open 90 minutes before kickoff. Fans are encouraged to enter the stadium as early as possible. All people ages 4 and older must present a ticket to enter Joe Aillet Stadium.

Lost and found is located at the ticket office on either side of Joe Aillet Stadium. Lost items should be turned in and can be claimed in the two locations. Following games, items will be taken to the Tech Athletics Facilities Office located in the Thomas Assembly Center. To claim items after a game, contact the Athletics Internal Operations office at 318.257.5223.

Parents should report a missing child to a police officer. Lost children will be escorted to the nearest ticket booth on either the east or west sides of Joe Aillet Stadium.

Officially licensed LA Tech merchandise is available for purchase at the LA Tech Barnes and Noble store location on the concourse. No other merchandise may be sold on the grounds of the LA Tech Sports Complex. Guests approached by someone selling merchandise are asked to report the person and location to a parking attendant, event staff, or police. No other merchandise may be sold on the grounds of the LA Tech Sports Complex. Guests approached by someone selling merchandise are asked to report the person and location to a parking attendant, event staff, or police.

Once you are admitted (ticket scanned) into Joe Aillet Stadium, you may not exit the stadium and re-enter using the same ticket. If you have an emergency and must depart the stadium, stop by Gate 2 on the East Side or Gate 6 on the West side of Joe Aillet Stadium and request a medical pass-out ticket.

Stadium parking lots open @ 8 AM on Gameday. Stadium parking lots for the Gamedays on October 5th and the October 24th will open at TBD. Parking in stadium lots is reserved for members of the LTAC and requires a permit for entry, which must be displayed at all times. Parking Attendants will take your parking pass and tear off the stub at the bottom of the pass. Once the stub has been removed you cannot re-enter the parking lot. If the parking stub has been removed before entering the parking lots the vehicle will not be allowed entrance.

Cameras are permitted in Joe Aillet Stadium for personal use only. Any commercial photography (large-lens with a stand or tripod) is prohibited. Video cameras are prohibited. In no instance should anyone take photographs to block aisle ways and/or seating areas or otherwise interfere with another fan’s enjoyment of the game.

Admission to stadium suites and club levels is restricted to those with suite tickets, or suite guest passes. For more information, contact the LA Tech Alumni Association at 318-738-7950.

Outside alcoholic beverages
Controlled substances
Cans, glass, bottles, ice chests, coolers, picnic baskets, and insulated beverage containers (see Containers and Coolers)
Large bags (see Bags and Bag Search)
Possession or use of firearms, explosives (including fireworks), or other weapons
Food and/or beverages (see Bottles/Cans)
Noisemakers (his includes banging cups, bottles, or cans on hard surfaces on seats)
Portable chairback seats exceeding 18″ in width
Large flags, flagpoles, and items obstructing sight lines
Large strollers Live animals (except Guide and Service Dogs)
Resale of tickets (see Solicitation)
Throwing of any objects
Laser Pointers of any type
Banners, placards, and leaflets not pre-approved by the Athletics Department
Standing in aisles and behind seating areas/aisles on the concourse

Public Announcements will be paged over the public address system only in cases of emergency. Please direct any inquiries or questions to the nearest LA Tech Staff Member or Police Officer.

Designated stadium restrooms open 90 minutes before kickoff. They can be found behind sections C & G in the West concourse and M & Q in the East concourse.

Strollers are permitted in Joe Aillet Stadium. Strollers must be collapsible and fit under seating areas or left at the owner’s risk in the back of a handicap bunker pending available space.

Louisiana Tech University policy prohibits the smoking of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or burning tobacco in any other form or device, as well as the use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, hookah or other water pipe devices, and all other related devices on university property, except inside personal vehicles.

University policy prohibits the solicitation of any unauthorized item for sale, trade, or giveaway on the grounds of the LA Tech Sports Complex. This includes solicitation of charitable donations and game or event tickets. Violators of this policy will be asked to leave the stadium grounds and may be cited for trespassing.

Tailgating is a traditional part of LA Tech game-day activities. Guests are asked to comply with the following guidelines:

  • No objects (tables, chairs, grills, canopies, etc.) may be placed or encroach on the Access Lane.
  • Tailgating spaces encompass a total of 6 parking spaces and are lined and numbered. Personal items (tents, grills, chairs, etc.) should remain inside your designated space at all times.
  • Open wood fires and campfires are prohibited.
  • Long-toss games of football or Frisbee are prohibited.
  • Pop-up canopies should be taken down in windy conditions. Owners of pop-up canopies are responsible for any damage.
  • Overhead objects (flags, kites, balloons) must be properly secured.
  • Use of bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, scooters, motorized scooters, and unauthorized golf carts is prohibited.
  • Lawful consumption of alcohol and cereal malt beverages in designated parking lots adjacent to the stadium is permitted. The sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. Underage drinking is unlawful and violators will be cited. Containers of a capacity over one gallon are not permitted. Persons may only bring in alcoholic beverages for personal consumption. LA Tech police will determine whether quantities are more than amounts for personal consumption. Consumption must take place from cups or containers – no glass.
  • All tailgating equipment (tents, trailers, etc.) must be removed from the tailgating lot no later than one (1) week following the season’s final home game. Items left beyond the one-week limit are subject to removal by LA Tech Athletics.
  • All RVs must be parked at least 3 hours before kickoff.
  • Failure to comply with tailgating policies could result in the revocation of your space at the discretion of LA Tech Athletics staff.

General Information: All people ages 4 and older must present a ticket to enter Joe Aillet Stadium. Tickets may be purchased at the Joe Aillet Stadium ticket office near the main gate. The ticket office opens four hours before kickoff.

Will Call/Player-Guest List: Pre-purchased tickets may be picked up at the Joe Aillet Stadium ticket office beginning four hours before kickoff. Only the person whose name is on the ticket order may pick up the tickets. A photo ID is required for all will-call orders.

Lost/Misplaced Tickets: For lost or misplaced season tickets, the Athletics Ticket Office may re-issue tickets to the ticket holder of record only. A service fee is charged for each replacement ticket. For season tickets that have been lost in the mail or stolen, contact the Athletics Ticket Office at 318.257.3631 for replacement information.

Locations: The ticket office will open at 8 a.m. on game day at the BASEBALL Ticket Office and will close three hours before kickoff. The West Side Ticket Office at Joe Aillet Stadium will open four hours before kickoff and the East Side Ticket Office will open three hours before kickoff. The Thomas Assembly Center Ticket Office will NOT be open on game days. Please use one of the three Ticket Offices available.

For the safety and consideration of all guests, umbrellas are prohibited in Joe Aillet Stadium. Umbrellas will not be checked and are the responsibility of the owner if left at the gates. Guests should bring appropriate rain gear in case of inclement weather.

Water fountains are located throughout the west concourse of Joe Aillet Stadium. They can be found behind sections C and G. For All Games water stations will be placed throughout the east and west concourses of the stadium.

In the event of any inclement weather, (tornado, lighting, heavy rain, etc.) all guests will be advised to seek shelter. Instructions will be delivered via the public address system and the stadium video board.