Lane Stadium Fan Guide (A-Z)

Below you will find a comprehensive description of the Virginia Tech Hokies' policies at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field. It is the team's wish that all patrons have a safe and enjoyable experience, and we believe that these policies will aid in accomplishing that endeavor.

All fans entering Lane Stadium/Worsham Field regardless of age must have a valid ticket to gain admission to the stadium. Once fans enter the stadium, they may not exit and re-enter.

Alcoholic beverages ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED within Lane Stadium/Worsham Field. Anyone caught possessing alcoholic beverages may be ejected from the stadium. NO refunds will be given in these cases.

ATM machines are located in the South End Zone on the main concourse, the East lower side between Sections 9 and 11, at Section 21 on the East upper side, and on the West side at Section 2.

Announcements and paging will not be made unless there is an emergency. If a family member at home needs to reach a fan attending a game, assistance can be provided by calling (540) 231-4914.

Banners, signs and flags will not be permitted in Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.

A very limited number of parking spaces are available for buses. Game day passes may be purchased in advance by calling (540) 231-6731.

There are currently 10 bus spaces on Washington Street. A season pass is $1,200.

In the event all spaces are not taken by the use of a season pass, the charge will be $200 per game. NOTE: Game by game requests are to be made after August 1.

Blacksburg Transit provides a shuttle service from the Satellite Parking Lots, including P2 (3109 Prices Fork Road).

Blacksburg Transit Fare - Virginia Tech Football Gamedays
Blacksburg Transit (BT) bus fares are $5.00 per rider three hours prior to kick-off until the beginning of halftime. These fares apply to all buses, all gameday football shuttles, all parking areas, all routes, and all destinations regardless of trip length. The only exception to these fare charges are riders who possess a valid Hokie Passport (not valid if boarding buses from P2); riders boarding from a pre-paid premium area: E-Lot, Special Needs lot; children three years and younger; and BT Access riders.

$ .50 per riderBeginning of service until three hours prior to kickoff
$5.00 per riderThree hours prior to kickoff until the beginning of halftime
Fare FreeBeginning of halftime until three hours after
$ .50 per riderAfter the three hour period to the end of service

Exact change only!!! Please remember bus operators cannot make change.

P2: Shuttle service available with applicable fares. Parking is $12.00 per vehicle located on 3109 Price's Ford Rd. Fees support local school programs.

GILBERT LINKOUS ELEMENTARY: Use BT's Tom's Creek Route with applicable fares. Parking $8.00 per vehicle located at 813 Tom's Creek Rd. Fees support local school programs.

These parking lots are serviced by Blacksburg Transit (BT) gameday football shuttles or regular route bus service. Shuttles start three hours before kickoff and will continue for a limited time after the game. Gameday football shuttles are express and run directly between parking lots and stadium with no stops. For more information visit or call (540) 961-1185.

No video or movie cameras will be permitted inside the stadium. Still cameras are permitted, however cameras with a detachable lens 6 inches or longer and/or tripods are not.

To provide a safer environment for spectators and to expedite fan entry in to Lane Stadium, Virginia Tech Athletics will implement a new clear bag policy for the 2016 football season. The policy will allow for a better and quicker experience at gates and is also a public safety measure that is being successfully implemented at other large venues including fellow ACC venues.

Approved bags:
  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x12"
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
  • Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap and no larger than 4.5" x 6.5"

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:
  • Purses larger than a clutch bag
  • Coolers
  • Briefcases
  • Backpacks
  • Fanny packs
  • Cinch bags
  • Luggage of any kind
  • Computer bags
  • Camera Bags
  • Any bag larger than the permissible size

Virginia Tech football should be an enjoyable experience for all fans. In order to promote athletic excellence and fan enjoyment, we ask for your assistance in displaying a high degree of sportsmanship at all times.

Virginia Tech reserves the right to remove from the stadium those individuals whose conduct disrupts players, coaches, officials or other fans. NO refunds will be given in these cases. Any person entering the field of play at any time will be subject to arrest.

Concession stands are located beneath all permanent stands and can be reached by exiting from any portal.

The Athletics Department provides special services for fans that have purchased parking passes in advance. Handicapped parking for the public is available for a $20 fee on the day of the game in designated a parking lot (see map). A handicapped accessible shuttle is provided from this lot to the stadium.

Customers who require special assistance are urged to make all ticket arrangements well in advance by contacting the Athletics Ticket Office at (540) 231-6731 or 1-800-VA TECH-4 (800-828-3244).

Courtesy Shuttles will be stationed at gates inside the stadium and are available on an as-needed basis pre-game, throughout the game, and post game.

Special Needs Parking and Transportation
Virginia Tech and BT Access provide parking and transportation for individuals with disabilities or injuries that prevent them from using a regular route vehicle or walking to the stadium. Parking is located in the Special Needs Lot ($20 parking fee, subject to change) in the E-Lot (Lot 20), on Stanger Street near the Perry Street intersection. Access to this lot requires a disabled parking placard or license plate. The BT Access shuttles provide service from the parking area to Gate No. 2 in the southwest corner of the stadium. Event staff will be at the gate to assist you if help is needed in getting to your seat. Shuttle service is available during and after the game to return to the Special Needs Lot from Gate No. 2.

To get to the Special Needs Parking Lot: Take Rte 460 to the Prices Fork Downtown exit, go east towards Virginia Tech, turn right onto Stanger Street, right onto Perry Street and the parking lot will be on the right.

This service is available to individuals and their guests who park in the Special Needs Lot. Information is subject to change, to confirm please call (540) 961-1185 or visit our website at

Elevators are located in the South End and West Side. Access to elevators is limited to suite, indoor club, working media and president's guests. Credentials are required.

please see Restrooms

First aid stations are in the West Side behind Section 20 and in the East Side behind Sections 1 and 31. The South End Zone station is located behind Section 202. There is a doctor on call at all times (540-231-4915). Fans can ask for assistance from the rescue squad members stationed at various portals around the stadium. Event staff members are available to help in locating first aid assistance.

Assistance with any ticket problem can be attained by contacting the Virginia Tech Athletics Ticket Office at (540) 231-6731 or 1-800-VA TECH-4 (800-828-3244).

The Athletics Ticket Office is located in Lane Stadium, next to Gate 4.

Public Will Call, Player Guest and Recruit Will Call are located at Gate 4 in the West South Tower complex. Public Will Call is open 4 hours prior to game time and remains open through the end of the 3rd quarter.

Visiting Team Will Call is located at Gate 2 in the South End Zone.

If available, game day tickets are on sale at the stadium at least four hours prior to the game.

If available, future game tickets are sold at the Lane Stadium ticket office until one hour prior to kickoff.

Every person must have a ticket, including infants.

Times and dates of games are subject to change.

The Athletics Ticket Office is not responsible for tickets that are lost, stolen or mailed to a second party.

No refunds or exchanges are permitted if the game is played.

If you are a person with a disability and desire special accommodations, you must notify the ticket office well in advance of the game. Due to demand for handicap accommodations, a copy of your current dated DMV paperwork or hangtag displaying your name & motor vehicle assigned number is required at the time of your order.

Once you leave the stadium, there is no re-entry.

All gates open two hours prior to kickoff.
Public/Student GatesGate 1, 2, 3South
Gate 4, 5West
Gate 6Northwest
Gate 7Northeast
Gate 8East
Home Team Player's GuestGate 4West
RecruitsGate 4West
Visiting Team Player's GuestGate 2South
VHSCA CoachesGate 2South

see Disability Accommodations

see Disability Accommodations

Designated parking lots on campus are reserved for Hokie Club members on football game days (see map). Parking in these lots requires a valid parking pass that is mailed before the beginning of the season to qualifying Hokie Club members. Opportunities to purchase a season parking pass for home football games is a benefit of Hokie Club membership and all parking passes are assigned according to the Hokie Club Point Priority System. Hokie Club members are limited to one parking pass per membership.

On football game days, a valid parking pass is required for entrance into these parking lots. Upon entering, parking passes must be visibly displayed on the vehicle's rear view mirror and must remain visible at all times while the car is in the parking lot. Vehicles without a valid parking pass are subject to being ticketed or towed at the owner's expense. Lost, misplaced or stolen parking passes will not be replaced and parking passes are not available on game day. Tailgating is permitted in designated parking lots on game day. Tailgating must be confined to the area immediately behind your vehicle. Please do not block roadways or sidewalks. Parking lots will be monitored throughout the game. Additional parking information for football is available on the Parking Services website

For safety reasons as well as emergency access if necessary, the following are NOT PERMITTED in the parking lots:
  1. Throwing objects - This includes, but is not limited to, footballs and frisbees.
  2. Blocking the roadway - Placing tables, chairs, or other items that may extend into the roadway beyond the bounds of the parking space provided is not permitted.
  3. Blocking the sidewalks - The sidewalks must remain open for pedestrian travel.
  4. Sound Systems/Noise amplification - This includes bands and DJ entertainment.
  5. Cutting, removing, or destroying the boundary ropes or signs.
  6. Destroying landscaping or fencing.
  7. Underage drinking.

Improper use of parking passes:
  1. All cars in the contributor lots must keep their parking pass displayed at all times, or be subject to towing.
  2. The owner of the pass is responsible for any violations of the policy due to someone using the pass. I.E. if you lend it out or sell it and there is a violation, you, as the owner of the pass, are responsible if any penalty occurs.

Enforcement of the policy:
  1. First violation a ticket will be issued ($35).
  2. Second violation will result in a loss of the pass for an indefinite period of time.

Hokie fans are known for their support of the Virginia Tech Football Team and how they have made Lane Stadium one of the finest "home fields" in the country. A big contributor to that enthusiasm is the tailgating and pre-game spirit built before the kick-off.

As we continue with that long-standing tradition, let us not forget "Hokies Respect" and our goal of creating a first-class environment to lend our support to the Hokies while maintaining a safe and fun environment for all Hokies and our visitors.

Read more about Hokies Respect

Lost and found will be operated at the south tower elevators on the West Side (next to Gate 4). Items can be claimed following the game and items not claimed will be kept until the end of the season. To contact lost and found throughout the season (not available on game days), contact one of the following three departments: Game Operations: (540) 231-9963, Lane Stadium: (540) 231-6067, or Virginia Tech Police Department: (540) 231-6411.

To report a lost person, go to the Police Trailer located under the East Stands at Ramp 1.

See Bus Parking, RV/Camper Parking, Handicap Parking, Hokie Club Parking Lots, Parking Map, Public Parking

Saturday GamesArrivalDeparture
Parking Lots (Donor/Public)After 7 a.m. SaturdayBefore 6 a.m. Sunday
RV's (Donor/Public)After 5 p.m. FridayBefore 5 p.m. Sunday
Duckpond Overflow (Lot 17)After 5 p.m. FridayBefore 5 p.m. Sunday
Golf CourseAfter noon FridayBefore 5 p.m. Sunday
Non-Saturday GamesArrivalDeparture
Parking Lots (Donor/Public)After 5 p.m. game dayBefore 6 a.m. following day
RV's (Donor/Public)After noon game dayBefore 6 a.m. following day
Duckpond Overflow (Lot 17)After 5 p.m. game dayBefore 5 p.m. following day
Golf CourseAfter noon FridayBefore 5 p.m. following day

In order to provide a more enjoyable experience and for the safety of all fans, the following items are not allowed in the stadium:
  • No Chair backs - Reserve a Hokie Stadium Seat by calling (800) 510-5614 or by logging on to Stadium Chair backs are also available on game day for $8.
  • E-Cigarettes
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Alcoholic Beverages or other beverages
  • Audio or Video recording equipment
  • Camera's with a detachable lens 6 inches or longer
  • Coolers/Containers (unless containing medical supplies)
  • Diaper bags (unless accompanied by a baby)
  • Fireworks or any Explosive
  • Folding chairs
  • Food
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Large Bags or Backpacks
  • Laser Pointers
  • Noisemakers (Horns, whistles or artificial noisemakers of any kind)
  • Pets (except service animals for the disabled)
  • Signs, Flags, or Banners
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons
(See also, Clear Bag Policy)

All persons entering the stadium are subject to search.

Public Parking is available on game day for $20 in designated parking lots on campus (see map).

Satellite parking is available at P2 (3109 Price Fork Road). Blacksburg Transit provides a shuttle service (more information) from the Satellite Parking Lots to the stadium.

There is NO re-entry.

All requests for assistance and reports of discourtesy should be directed to stadium ushers. Personnel are positioned at each ramp throughout the stadium for convenience.

If issues with unruly fans or disruptive behavior occur, you can access the "Fan Assistance Hotline." Text (540) 739-0089.

Restrooms for men and women are located beneath all permanent stands and can be reached by exiting any portal. Family/Special Needs restrooms are located in the following locations: Behind Section 1 in the East Stands and behind Sections 205 and 509 in the South End Zone as well as behind Sections 2 and 18 in the West Stands. All restrooms are equipped with diaper changing stations.

Hokie Club members who have purchased parking passes for RV's are located either in Lot 3 or 16. In order to park in either of these lots a season parking pass must have been purchased in advance. (see map)

Public RV parking is available at the Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport, University Golf Course, and Lot 17.

The Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport spaces are purchased in advance for the season. The spaces are available by 10 a.m. on Friday, prior to a Saturday game, and by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 for the Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 night game. The cost for a season permit is $350 (six home games) or $60 per game. RV owners with personal vehicles other than the tow vehicle will be assessed an additional $100 for a season pass (or $20/single game) in addition to the RV. For those who wish to store their RV here between home games (Sept. 3-Nov. 27, 2016), an additional $500 fee will apply for the entire season, or $50 per week. Parking spaces in the front of the airport terminal will no longer be available. For more information, please contact Lynnette Austin at (540) 231-9463 or by email at

The University Golf Course and Lot 17, accessible via Prices Fork Road, provides individual game parking. The cost is $75 per game. University Golf Course RV parking does not offer season passes.

A seating chart of Lane Stadium/Worsham Field can be found here.

All persons entering the stadium will be subject to a visual search by stadium personnel prior to entering the gates. In addition, persons carrying purses, back packs, diaper bags, etc. will be asked to open such items for inspection.

Virginia Tech is committed to providing a smoke-free environment in all facilities, both indoor and outdoor.

Smoking WILL NOT BE PERMITTED in stadium concourses, seating areas, restrooms or portals leading to the seating area. Smoking is permitted at Gates 1S, 6S, 7S and 3.

Souvenir stores - HokieShop - are located under the West Stands across from Sections 10 and 12, under the East Stands near Ramp 19 and just inside the entrance of Gate 1, in the South End Zone.

Corporate/professional tailgates are not allowed and no corporate signage is permitted at any time unless prior written approval by the Department of Athletics and IMG College has been obtained.

see Hokie Club Parking

please see Game Day Ticket Problems and Will Call