New for 2013: GameDay Changes

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New for 2013: GameDay Changes

BATON ROUGE – Beginning with the 2013 football season, LSU game day parking lots have been renamed to accommodate the large number of reserved lots currently in use as well as to provide a more efficient way to direct fans to their lots on campus.

As a result, LSU has issued the following list of parking updates and reminders to help fans become familiar with the new system prior to coming to campus for Saturday’s home-opener against UAB:

For all LSU Football GameDay parking, traffic, and tailgate information, please visit

New Parking Lot Names

Parking Lot NumberingBeginning with the 2013 Football Season, LSU gameday parking lots will be renamed to accommodate the large amount of reserved lots currently in use as well as to provide efficient directional signs for fans entering campus. We have renamed each lot on campus from the alphabetical system to a numerical system based on dividing the campus into quadrants (100’s, 200’s, 300’s, and 400’s) in relation to Tiger Stadium.

This will not affect current parking permit locations. Permit holders will remain in their current parking lot locations, however, the name of the lots have changed. View the updated gameday parking map here. View the old and new lot names here.

“Follow the Gold” – New Gameday Parking Signage

Follow the GoldTo go along with our new parking lot names, we have installed new gameday parking lot signage across campus. The new signs are all uniform in design and are the color gold. We ask fans to “Follow the Gold” this season to find their parking lot.

New Pregame Traffic Route Selection Tool

LSU has a new convenient way for fans to find the best pregame route to the game. Click here to use the new tool that lets fans find a suggested access route to the parking lot they plan on using for the game. Simply select the parking lot and then enter your inbound direction on Interstate 10. A suggested access route will be given based on pregame traffic restrictions. Please be reminded to adhere to all law enforcement direction during pregame and postgame traffic.

Individual Game Car Parking – Union Square Parking Garage and Lot 409 at Alex Box Stadium

The new Union Square Parking Garage is open and available for gameday parking through advance purchase for individual games. The new garage is located on East Campus Drive across from the Union. In addition, parking permits for Lot 409 at Alex Box Stadium are available for individual game purchase. Pricing ranges from $40-$80 per game for both lots. Visit to purchase.

Individual Game RV Parking – Lot 407 RV

Individual game RV parking is still available for all non-conference games. All SEC games are sold out. Please visit to purchase any remaining games.

CATS Touchdown Express Gameday Shuttle

The Touchdown Express is an easy and convenient way for Tiger fans to avoid traffic and on game day and ride comfortably to Tiger Stadium. The service consists of routes that will provide continuous service beginning four hours prior to kickoff and ending one hour after the game ends. The service is only $10 round trip. Individuals can park and board the Touchdown Express at the following locations for all LSU home football games:

  • L’auberge Casino and Hotel on River Road
  • Hampton Inn @ Lafayette and Main
  • I-110 Under Pass Parking Lot @ Florida and 10th St
  • Hotel Indigo @ Convention St. and Lafayette
  • Town Square @ North Blvd and 3rd St.
  • The Belle @ St. Phillip and France

For additional information about the CATS service, call 225-389-8282 Ext. 106 or visit Find CATS on Facebook – CATSBR and on Twitter – @BTRCATS.

Free Gameday Disabled Parking – Lot 409 on Gourrier Lane.

There are a limited number of spaces available. This area is available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 7 a.m. on game days. The lot is accessible by presenting a valid state issued handicap parking permit and/or valid handicap driver’s license to the traffic officers on site. The disabled individual must be in the vehicle when entering the lot. Shuttle service will start four (4) hours prior to kickoff for games scheduled after noon. For games scheduled at or before noon shuttle service will start three (3) hours before kickoff. Pickup location will be in the Lot 409 lot next to the stadium plaza. The drop off location will be on South Stadium Drive on the west side of of Tiger Stadium. Shuttles will be available throughout the game for return service to Lot 409 and available 90 minutes after the game. A shuttle pass will be issued to all individuals in a vehicle accessing Lot 409 with handicap identification. The shuttle pass will be required to ride the shuttle.