Come join us for our Family Day festivities on September 23, 2017. Family Day events include:
Be sure to stay in your seats as we honor the 2017 Honorary Family at Family Day ceremonies during halftime.
Champions Plaza and Gorilla Grove parking lots will close at 10 p.m. on Friday, September 22nd. These lots will reopen for tailgating at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 23rd.
Parking in Champions Plaza is available for $10. Parking in GameDay lots (with the exception of Gold Pass parking) is available for $5. RVs should park in the Gorilla Grove GameDay parking lot. Cost for RVs is $20.
Tickets are available online or at the PSU Ticket Office located within the Garfield Weede Building. Prices range from $11 to $20 in advance or $25 the day of the game. Discounted tickets for Pittsburg State students, faculty and staff are available with a valid PSU ID but must be purchased in advance at the PSU Ticket Office. Discounted tickets for children 12 & under and seniors 65 & older are available but must be purchased in advance at the PSU Ticket Office as well.
The Carnie Smith Stadium Ticket Office will open at 5 p.m. for purchases and will-call pickup.
Gorilla Fest in Gorilla Village:
Enjoy family-friendly games, delicious food from regional vendors and live entertainment during Gorilla Fest. Sponsored by Pittsburg State’s Alumni and Constituent Relations, Gorilla Fest offers large inflatable games, live music, balloon artists, hair painting and much more. The festivities start at 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and conclude with the traditional pep rally featuring the Pride of the Plains Marching Band, Pitt State Spirit Squad and Crimson and Gold Dancers. Enjoy live entertainment from the Tim Nowell Band at the entrance to Gorilla Village.
The newest addition to the Gorilla GameDay experience, Gorilla Grove is a special student-centered area and the first stop on the historic Gorilla Walk. Students can rent Gorilla Grove tents in advance of GameDay for just $10 through the Pittsburg State Ticket Office. These tents are only available to Pittsburg State students and must be reserved in person at the ticket office. Please bring your valid student ID with you. Tents will be put in place and removed by Pittsburg State personnel the day of the game.