“On to the goal we’ll WHAT? ‘Neath the orange and blue HUH?”  Be sure to brush up on your Gator cheers and songs before going to games. Take part in Gator traditions by singing and cheering.

Learn the University of Florida alma mater and it’s history here.
And don’t be left out when it’s time to swing and sway to “We Are the Boys from Old Florida,” after the third quarter of a football game.

Florida Fight Song

Game day in Gainesville can be a thrilling and rambunctious experience, but it’s not all great. Finding parking can be stressful, so you want to make sure you arrive early to find a good spot for tailgating.


If you have parents or friends visiting from out of town for game day, be sure to book a hotel in advance. Try big name sites like Priceline and Kayak, and also check out this list of hotels available in Gainesville.


Getting tickets for football games for students must be done before the school year begins. Be sure to enter the student lottery on time, or you’ll be left out of the student section on game day. Tickets must be picked up during the week of any game, and any tickets that are not picked up may be purchased by phone on a first call first answer basis. Here are some things to remember on game day.

Stadium rules

-Securing tickets for parents or other non-students can be done by purchasing a regular ticket. To sit next to you visitor, you can upgrade your student ticket and sit in the alumni stands.



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