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2015 WeAreSC Travel Guide: At Oregon

By Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com

GAME ELEVEN – AT OREGON

NOV. 21: 12:30 p.m. PT
Televised: ESPN
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Stadium: Autzen Stadium
Capacity: 54,000
Surface: Artifical Turf
Seating Chart: http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205174861
Tickets: 800-WEB-FOOT

Projected Eugene GameDay Weather Forecast: Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High of 51 with winds north at 5 to 10 mph.

Websites: goducks.com/usctrojans.com

DIRECTIONS TO AUTZEN STADIUM

From I-5 North

  • Take exit 194B to merge onto I-105 W/OR-126 W toward Eugene
  • Take exit 2 for Coburg Rd toward Downtown
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for University of Oregon and merge onto Coburg Rd
  • Turn right onto Country Club Rd
  • Turn left to stay on Country Club Rd
  • Turn left onto Club Rd
  • Turn right onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
  • Turn right onto Leo Harris Pkwy Destination will be on the left

 From I-5 South

  • Take exit 194B to merge onto OR-126 W toward Eugene/I-105 W
  • Continue onto I-105 W
  • Take exit 2 for Coburg Rd toward Downtown
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for University of Oregon and merge onto Coburg Rd
  • Turn right onto Country Club Rd
  • Turn left to stay on Country Club Rd
  • Turn left onto Club Rd
  • Turn right onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
  • Turn right onto Leo Harris Pkwy Destination will be on the left

Parking

Unless you have a parking pass, the best way to arrive to Autzen Stadium is through mass transit as listed below.

Shuttles to Autzen Stadium

The “Sports Shuttles” provide the fastest, easiest, and least expensive transportation to Autzen Stadium on game days. The per game cost of a round trip is only $3.50 for Adults and $1.75 for Children/Seniors, and is collected during pre-game boarding. Purchase ten-ride ticket books in advance to make riding on game day even easier. Ticket books are available at LTD.org or at the LTD Customer Service Center at 11th Avenue and Wilamette Street.

  • LTD Eugene Station (Bay I)
  • Lane County Fairgrounds (13th & Jackson)
  • South Eugene High School (19th & Patterson)
  • Valley River Center – Parking Limited (Northwest parking lot)
  • LTD River Road Station (River RD. & Beltline)
  • Symantec (555 International Way)
  • LTD Springfield Station (355 South A St.)
  • Thurston High School (333 59th St.)

Shuttle service to Autzen Stadium begins 4 hours before game time. Buses run every 10 to 20 minutes from 8 Park & Ride locations.

Return trips from Autzen Stadium to Park & Ride locations are available ONLY during halftime and immediately following the game. Post-game departures will continue for 60 minutes after the game ends.

Umbrella warning

Open umbrellas will not be permitted in the seating and aisle areas of Autzen Stadium. Glass or metal containers, vacuum bottles or other similar insulated containers (thermos-type containers), open plastic beverage containers (unless empty), weapons, fireworks, laser pointers, explosives or munitions are not permitted inside the stadium. Patrons agree as a condition of the ticket license to allow inspection of any articles capable of concealing these prohibited items.

Friday, November 20

Trojan Marching Band Rally – 12:00pm
Join hundreds of Trojans at Pioneer Square at the Trojan Marching Band Rally! The event is free to all guests. For more information visit www.uscband.com.

Portland Brewery Tour – 3:30pm
Join the Alumni Chapter of Oregon for a “Choose Your Own Adventure” Brewery Tour with BrewGroup in Portland. Choose from a walking or biking tour where you will enjoy delicious beverages as well as fun factoids about the City of Roses. Bring your Duck stomping boots but leave your umbrellas at home and be ready for a true Portland adventure!

Saturday, November 21

USC Alumni Association’s Official Pre-Game Tailgate
Before the Trojans take the field, you can join fellow alumni at the official USC pre-game tailgate for a delicious tailgate buffet, refreshments, and performances by the Trojan Marching Band and Song Girls. Tailgate tickets can also be purchased separately ($80 per person/$40 for children).

Oregon campus: There will be all sorts of activities inside the Moshofsky Center, which is located right next to Autzen Stadium. Inside the “Mo,” beginning three hours prior to kick off, you’ll find live music, big screen TV’s, real time scoreboard, dance performances, interactive games and more.

Oregon team walk: The equivalent of the Trojans Walk at the Coliseum, the Ducks team will walk through the “Mo” at approximately 10 a.m.

Trojan Walk –It figures that the Trojans team will arrive around 10:00 a.m.

Game Day Sports Bar/Restaurant

The Cooler Restaurant and Bar

20 Centennial Loop

Eugene, Oregon

541-484-4355

http://www.thecoolerbar.com



Greg Katz
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Greg Katz

Now in his 58th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football staff writer covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.


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