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PANTHER TAILGATING

Alumni & general fan tailgating is allowed in all parking lots across FIU campus; however, reserved tailgating stalls are available in designated lots on a season-long or single-game basis in Lot 7, located to the west of Riccardo Silva Stadium, or the general tailgating areas including the Diamond Lot, Nature Trail and Panther Trail.

Students may tailgate in Lot 6, located to the east of Riccardo Silva Stadium, or the general tailgating areas including the Diamond Lot, Nature Trail and Panther Trail.

Each tailgate will be allowed one (1) parking spot within the lot. All of the tailgating lots require reservations and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Tailgating without a reservation will be permitted but will be assigned on game day dependent on lot/trail availability.

For additional information, or to reserve your space, please Click Here.

If you are looking to dress up your tailgating options this year, click here for the Top 50 Tailgating Recipes.

 

GEICO TAILGATER OF THE GAME

Panther fans are famous for their tailgates. Now’s the time to show us what you can do! Take a photo of your tailgate, tell us your location and tag it with #GEICOtailgateFIU. Our Geico Tailgate Patrol will be on the lookout for you, as they search for the weekly Geico Tailgater of the Game.

The winning tailgate will receive a Visa gift card and FIU Panthers gear.

 

PANTHER WALK

New to the 2017 season, join Roary, the FIU Marching Band, and the Panther Spirit Squads alongside the Parkview Plaza streets to welcome the team to Riccardo Silva Stadium on game day. Butch Davis and your FIU Panthers will enter the stadium promptly two hours before kickoff. We recommend getting there 30 minutes prior, in order to get a good spot!

 

PANTHER FUN ZONE

Fun for all ages, our newly created Panther Fun Zone features interactive stations in Parkview Plaza, located across the street on the north side of Riccardo Silva Stadium. Featured interactive stations include: Fun Slide, Rascal Challenge Obstacle Course, QB Blitz, Bounce House and more.  Other activities include FIU Alumni gatherings, giveaways and samples from FIU Athletics corporate partners, and more.

Panther Fun Zone is free to all fans and is open four (4) hours before kickoff.

 

PANTHERLAND CONCERT SERIES

Located in the Student Tailgate Zone in Lot 6, the Pantherland Concert Series features a different local celebrity DJ artist each week.  Featured artists include: DJs Jessica Who, Konflikt, Crespo, Joe Maz, Obscene & Anthony Pisano. Panther Concert Series begins four (4) hours before kickoff.

Schedule of Performance*

September 9th vs. Alcorn State: DJ Crespo, Twitter: @crespotheDJ, Instagram: @crespothedj  

September 30th vs. Charlotte: DJ Joe Maz, Twitter: @joemaz, Instagram: @joemaz

October 14th vs. Tulane: DJ Anthony Pisano, Twitter: @djanthonypisano, Instagram: @djanthonypisano

November 4th vs. UTSA (Homecoming): DJ Jessica Who, Twitter: @djjessicawho, Instagram: @djjessicawho  

November 11th vs. Old Dominion: DJ Konflikt, Twitter: @MyFavoriteDJ, Instagram: @djkonflikt

November 24th vs. Western Kentucky: DJ Obscene, Twitter: @DJOBSCENE, Instagram: @djobscene

*Artists subject to change

 

PRE-GAME BAND AND SPIRIT TEAM PERFORMANCE

20 minutes prior to kickoff, settle into your seats at Riccardo Silva Stadium as your FIU Marching Band and FIU Spirit Teams perform before your Panthers football team takes the field.

 

 #FIUGAMEDAY

Tweet out an in-stadium selfie, with your seat location, to #FIUGameday each home game.  Winnings fans will have a prize delivered right to your seat.

 

GROUP TICKET DISCOUNTS

Enjoy the Panthers Experience with your group in 2017! Panther group outings are the perfect way to entertain your clients, promote teamwork, boost employee morale, and strengthen relationships, while taking in an unforgettable event!

Companies, schools, colleges, churches, associations, teams, and more will all enjoy special group benefits when bringing 10 or more people Riccardo Silva Stadium!

For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.

 

SINGLE-GAME PROMOTIONS

Sept. 9 vs. Alcorn State @ TBD

  1. Star Wars Day – Roary has invited his favorite Star Wars characters to Riccardo Silva Stadium. Join us for our meet and greet with nine characters from the Star Wars universe, including Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, Rey and more. All ticket packages include a free light up, sound activated light saber. Your ticket package includes a game ticket and access to this special VIP event. For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.
  2. Star Wars Themed Halftime Fireworks
  3. Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day – FIU Faculty and Staff will receive discounted tickets to the game. To purchase, please call the Panther Ticket Office at 305-FIU-GAME
  4. Ocean Bank Appreciation Day
  5. Giveaway: Schedule magnet giveaway to the first 5,000 fans
  6. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

 Sept. 30 vs. Charlotte @ 7:00 p.m. (Yom Kippur)

  1. Roary’s Cartoon Day – Roary has invited his favorite cartoon characters to spend the day with him at Riccardo Silva Stadium. This exclusive Meet & Greet will take place in the north concourse of Riccardo Silva Stadium beginning one hour before kickoff. Photographs are welcome. Scheduled to appear are the Transformers (Optimus Prime and Bumble Bee), Gekko, Peppa Pig, Elmo, Ninja Turtles, Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Moana, Elena of Avalor, Batman, Superman, Spiderman, Power Rangers (Green) & Minions. Your ticket package includes a game ticket and access to this special VIP event. For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.
  2. Band Day – Band Day provides area middle schools the opportunity to watch and participate in a college football game. Participating area middle school band students will perform with the FIU Marching Band at halftime, as well as play some additional tunes in the stands as we cheer on the Panthers!
  3. Scout Day – Boys & Girls scouts will be invited out onto the field during pregame and will receive an exclusive Panthers Patch. Join us for pre-game guided tours of FIU’s Nature Preserve. Your scout ticket package includes a game ticket and access to this special VIP event. For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.
  4. Fingerprint Registry – South Florida PD
  5. Halftime Performance: Air Mutts: Frisbee Dogs
  6. Giveaway: 2017 FIU Football Poster to the first 5,000 fans
  7. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

Oct. 14 vs. Tulane @ 7:00 p.m.

  1. Dessert Wars: Football Edition – October 14th is National Dessert Day! What better way to celebrate than by hosting Dessert Wars: Football Edition. Dessert Wars Miami is the premiere dessert festival in South Florida. With over 30 participants, you have a lot of decisions to make and a wide array of desserts to choose from! Your ticket package includes sampling, your personal to-go box along with coffee, ice cold milk and a ticket to the FIU Football game vs. Tulane. For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.
  2. Spirit Day – Join the Florida International University Spirit Teams for an unforgettable half time performance, Saturday October 14, 2017 at 7:00PM! Take the field and perform alongside The Golden Dazzlers, Cheerleaders, Roary (our beloved Mascot) & FIU Marching Band and experience game day Panther Style! Open to Junior High and High School Cheer and Dance programs. Don’t delay…reserve your spot today! For more information, please contact Brad Matthews at (305) 348-7884.
  3. C-USA Championship Recognition – Join us as we recognize our very own FIU Swimming & Diving team for winning their third consecutive Conference USA Championship.
  4. Play Pink Awareness
  5. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

Nov. 4 vs. UTSA @ 7:00 p.m.

  1. Homecoming – All FIU alumni are invited back to campus to watch the Panthers take on the Roadrunners. Pre-game festivities include the Homecoming parade and more. For the full list of Homecoming activities, please visit Homecoming Headquarters.
  2. Alumni Band Day
  3. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

Nov. 11 vs. Old Dominion @ 7:00 p.m.

  1. Veterans Day: Salute To Service
  2. FIU Student Veteran Recognition
  3. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

Nov. 24 vs. Western Kentucky @ 7:00 p.m.

  1. Senior Day
  2. Fan Appreciation DayCome out for Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 25th! You won’t want to miss the chance to win fantastic prizes such as 2017 Dodger season tickets, airfare and game tickets to 2017 Spring Training in Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona plus signed baseballs and pre-game experiences!
  3. Let’s SAAC Hunger – All fans encouraged to bring a canned good with them to the game. FIU student-athletes will be collecting cans at all Riccardo Silva Stadium gates.
  4. 4 for $54 – Enjoy four game tickets, four hot dogs, four popcorns and four Pepsi brand beverages for just $54. Click here to purchase.

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