Press Release courtesy of Decatur City Schools
The following is important information provided by Dr. Melissa Scott and the DCS Central OfficeAdministration related to the historic and inaugural (Austin vs. Decatur game) at the new Austin HighSchool which will be held Friday, August 31, 2018.
The parking lot opens at 4:30 p.m. and the stadium gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Game time is 7:00p.m. No early entry will be allowed. Parking lot entry is available off the school entrances of Modaus Road and Shady Grove Lane. Parking is $5.00 and no oversized vehicles will be allowed. All parking fees are an AHS Football Booster fundraiser. There will be no public entry on the access road between the back of the stadium/track and the baseball/softball field.
There is parking availability for 700 plus vehicles in lined paved spots, curbed parking around the school, plus an addition 200 plus in designated grass parking near the stadium on Austin High School property. Please no parking on the sod areas around the school. There will be additional paid parking at the old golf course lot that accommodate over 150 vehicles.
Additionally, there will be a free a shuttle before and after the game from Cedar Ridge Middle School.Please fill the gym lot at Cedar Ridge of Modaus Road first and then move to the front lot off ofDanville once the lot off Modaus Road is full. The shuttle will starting at 5:30 with a bus departing every 15 mins until 7:15 and will loop every 30 mins until approximately 5 mins left in game (game clock). When the clock gets down to 2 minutes, the buses will hold until all three buses are full and they will be begin transporting back to Cedar Ridge and will continue until everyone is returned.
The Decatur Police Department plans to strictly enforce the City installed “No Parking” signs around the stadium and adjoining neighborhoods.
Presale game tickets are available at the Austin High School and Decatur High School for $5.00 for students and $7.00 for adults. All tickets purchased at the gate are $7.00. Additionally, tickets can be purchased online at gofan.com.
There will be no field access unless credentials are approved and visible at all times.There will be no passes out and all AHSAA game/spectator reactions will be enforced.
Parents with younger children, please note that play behind and under the bleachers will be prohibited. In general, movement by older students (middle and high school) between the two sides of the stadium will be restricted.