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2015 WeAreSC Travel Guide: Pac-12 Championship Game – USC/Stanford

By Greg Katz – WeAreSC.com

Dec. 5: 4:45 p.m. PDT (Saturday night)
Televised: ESPN
Location: Santa Clara, California
Stadium: Levi’s Stadium
Capacity: 68,500
Surface: Natural grass
Tickets/Seating Chart: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004F1CCD41A66A

Projected Santa Clara Weather Saturday Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 63 and a low of 42 degrees



Traveling from the North Bay Area / San Francisco

(1) Take 101 south towards Santa Clara. Follow signage to the parking lots.

Traveling from the South Bay Area / Peninsula

(1) Take 101 towards Santa Clara. Follow signage to the parking lots.

Traveling from the Southern East Bay Area / Hayward

(1) Take 880 south to 237 westbound towards Santa Clara. Follow signage to the parking lots.

Traveling from the Northern East Bay Area / Oakland

(1) Take 80 west over the Bay Bridge and then 101 south towards Santa Clara. Follow signage to the parking lots.


Levi’s® Stadium parking is available in various lots surrounding the building. Please refer to your parking pass (if available) for information regarding your assigned lot, or to staff and signage on the roadways for cash lots and further instruction. Public transportation is strongly recommended. Visit www.levisstadium.com/parking for directions and details.

Public Transportation

Levi’s® Stadium is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA at 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way and Tasman Avenue. For visitors driving, the stadium is located near several major highways and expressways including Highways 101, 237, 880, as well as the Lawrence Expressway and San Tomas Expressway. The stadium is also conveniently located near several public transportation routes including Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail and bus lines, ACE/Capitol Corridor heavy rail, and even connects to Caltrain for direct access to San Francisco.

Light Rail

Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Light Rail is the most direct route for the greater south bay area. Routes are scheduled daily to and from Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, San Jose, Santa Clara, and Campbell. VTA light rail trains will drop off and pick up passengers at the Great America Station located on the North side of the stadium. For more information on the VTA transportation services or for a detailed schedule, please visit: www.vta.org/LevisStadium.

Tailgate – There are designated parking areas for tailgating, check the following website for further details: http://www.levisstadium.com/getting-here/parking/

Trojan Walk – With a 4:45 p.m. PT kickoff, expect the Trojans team busses to roll into Levi’s Stadium at between 2:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Game Day Sports Bar/Restaurant

Bourbon Steak & Pub – Levi’s Stadium
4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way
Santa Clara, CA 95054



Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th 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 columnist 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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