August 24, 2019

🏟 What’s New in The Shoe 2019


Welcome to what should shape up to be another thrilling season inside the hallowed Horseshoe. Please take a few minutes to peruse through the various new items you’ll enjoy in and around the banks of the Olentangy this fall.

From tech to tasty treats or fandemonium to fireworks, a fall Saturday in Ohio has so much to offer. So keep your heads on a swivel! The season starts next Saturday at high noon vs. FAU in The Shoe.


47 miles of copper.

4,018 digital antennas.

2,009 access points.

What does that all mean to you?


No more “brick” in your pocket on gamedays. Enjoy messaging images and videos with your friends and fam, surfing the social-sphere and please excuse the shameless plug here, but follow all the action on the field at for up-to-the minute stats, audio feed of the radio broadcast, gameday photos and more.

For more information on Ohio Stadium Wifi, click here.



Be What? Be Mobile!

You’re a Buckeye. You’re on the move. Make sure your tickets move with you. For the 2019 season, mobile ticketing will be readily available for all fans while all student tickets will be moving to the mobile platform.

The best way to manage and access your tickets is through the Official Ohio State Buckeyes app.


Experience Game Day like never before

Always wanted to hang on the sideline before the game? Run down the ramp onto Ohio Stadium? Take a photo on the field or even have your face appear up on the giant scoreboard in the south endzone?

For the 2019 season, Ohio State football fans will have unique experiences available for purchase.  As these experiences become available for home games, they can be purchased on the Official Ohio State Buckeyes App or at

Ohio Stadi-YUM!

Sure you ate at the tailgate … but who cares! You can’t pass up the wide variety of concessions options now offered inside Ohio Stadi-YUM!

In addition to all the grub – listed here – new features this season include:

  • 🥤 Bottomless soda (or “pop” for us midwesterners)
  • 🍿 Grab & Go snack and drink locations (ditch the lines)
  • 💸 Keep the cash at home in the piggy bank – concession areas welcome credit cards


And there's more ... just for YOU!

An expanded list of deets for our scarlet and gray peeps:

  • Attendance – Official capacity for fans in Ohio Stadium this year is 102,780.
  • Cannon Drive – Cannon Drive is now open; however, road restrictions will be in place for inbound drivers exiting from SR-315 North at the Medical Center Drive offramp. The roadway will help increase the flow of traffic after the game, especially access to SR-315 South onramp.
  • DJ on the field level – A DJ will be on the field level both pregame and during the game playing everyone’s favorites to enhance the game day environment.
  • Loge Club – A new premium seating area has been added in the northwest corner of B Deck. Amenities in this area include all-inclusive food and non-alcoholic beverages, in-seat service, a private entrance and access to a climate controlled club area.
  • No-bag policy – This isn’t new, but just a reminder that bags or purses of any size are not permitted in Ohio Stadium. Wallets and wristlets no larger than 5”x8”x1” are permitted. Guests entering with medical or child care needs musts enter through the Steinbrenner Band Center entrance (between Gates 10-12) or at the press entrance (Gate 23).
  • Parking – All public parking garages will be credit card only while surface lots will remain cash only. Parking info:
  • Stadium improvements – A number of projects have been completed throughout the stadium which include concession stand renovations, seatback chair installation, C-Deck portable urinal installation, replacement of carpeting, and installation of new LED boards, speakers, televisions and directional signage.


Ohio State Buckeyes

Buckeye Park by Tailgate Guys – The first year of “Buckeye Park” in 2018 was a success and a number of new options are available in 2019. The Tailgate Guys take care of everything for you from the site, to the tent, to the food and the seating. All you need to do it show up! Info: