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APSU Athletics details Week 7 Football events at Fortera Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Another nationally-ranked foe visits Fortera Stadium in Week 7, but this weekend’s contest also features a matchup between two Ohio Valley Conference unbeaten teams when the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team hosts No. 20 Southeast Missouri in a 2:00pm, Saturday contest presented by Dex Imaging.

Austin Peay Football hosts #20 Southeast Missouri at Fortera Stadium this Saturday at 2:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Football hosts #20 Southeast Missouri at Fortera Stadium this Saturday at 2:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)


Austin Peay encourages all fans to wear white for Saturday’s contest against Southeast Missouri. In addition, a limited number of special edition shirsey (t-shirt jersey), sponsored by Dex Imaging, will be available to fans upon entry to the facility.

Youth Day

In addition, the Austin Peay State University athletics department is welcoming all area youth to Fortera Stadium. Children 12 and under will receive free admission to Saturday’s contest. Parents may take advantage of a special general admission ticket by using the promo code YOUTH at LetsGoPeay.com/BuyTickets.

In addition, Legends Smokehouse BBQ, which will be located on Stache Street (see below), is offering a special offer for Youth Day. Receive a free kids meal with the purchase of any regular meal.

Monocle Society Member Appreciation Day

Austin Peay’s athletics department is hosting a Monocle Society Member Appreciation breakfast, presented by Strawberry Alley Ale Works, in the Echo Power Club Level at Fortera Stadium prior to Saturday’s contest. In addition, Monocle Society members will be recognized during the game.

Members interested in joining the athletics department at the breakfast are encouraged to RSVP. An invitational letter was sent to members via their email address on file.

Stache Street

APSU Stache Street
APSU Stache Street

The Austin Peay State University athletics department invites students and families to enjoy Stache Street prior to Saturday’s football game. A new addition to the Governors pregame offerings in 2019 is Stache Street. Taking over Marion Street from the APSU Foy Fitness and Recreation Center to Henry Street, the newest pregame entertainment area will provide fans the opportunity to enjoy an array of food truck options, inflatable and mobile games as well as live entertainment.

Beginning at 10:00am fans, students, families and visitors will be able to walk along Stache Street and enjoy the newest offering until 30 minutes prior to kickoff (1:30pm). At 2:00pm, Marion Street will reopen to the public but the food trucks will remain available throughout the game for fans to visit. However, food purchased outside Fortera Stadium may not be brought into the facility.

Food truck options at Stache Street for the Southeast Missouri game include Legends Smokehouse BBQ, Hibachi4Hire, Santa’s Fine Food Castle and Marie’s Ice Cream Cabin.

Beer Garden

A new feature at Fortera Stadium in 2019 is the Beer Garden. Trained and licensed servers will sell beer in the Beer Garden located in the southeast corner of the stadium property, across the field from the current VIPeay Endzone experience.

Fans wishing to purchase alcohol must be 21 years or older and obtain a wristband that will be provided at a location outside Gate 2 of Fortera Stadium and have that wristband on when purchasing alcohol in the stadium. Patrons consuming alcohol must be able to produce a valid photo ID at all times. Stadium personnel may ask to see an ID at locations away from the point of sale.

Beer sales will begin once the gates are opened to the general public and conclude at the end of the third quarter. At no time will alcoholic beverages be allowed to leave the Beer Garden. A complete guide to APSU athletics Beer Garden policies is available by visiting the link below.

VIPeay End Zone Experience

APSU VIPeay End Zone Experience
APSU VIPeay End Zone Experience

After a successful debut in 2018, the VIPeay End Zone Experience returns for the entire 2019 season with single-game options now available through Austin Peay State University’s athletics website.

Nestled adjacent to the Hendricks Fox Walk of History, the VIPeay End Zone Experience area offers ticket holders premium in-game food and adult beverage accommodations along with a place to mix and mingle with other APSU fans.

With a unique field-level view of the action, as well as televisions to monitor other college football action around the country, fans can enjoy an experience unmatched in the Ohio Valley Conference. This season, the VIPeay End Zone Experience will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff and will remain open through the end of halftime.

Tailgate Alley

APSU Tailgate Alley
APSU Tailgate Alley

For the ninth consecutive season, Austin Peay State University athletics will present Tailgate Alley in Lot 6 (Foy Lot). Single-game spaces are available for $20.00 per game and season-long passes to Tailgate Alley are available to Monocle Society members.

Beginning at 9:00am, fans will be able to take their reserved spots in Tailgate Alley. The Govs Walk begins at approximately 11:40am.

Govs Walk

The Govs Walk will begin at 11:40am and is where the football team will make their on-campus entrance. Fans are encouraged to join the band and cheer team as we cheer on the football team during their walk to Fortera Stadium. The Govs Walk will start at the beginning of Tailgate Alley, closest to the softball stadium.


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