The Warriors will open at home September 16th against Oak Mountain. The home opener will also be Homecoming.
In an effort to minimize the frustration of game night THS is providing information regarding parking, traffic and stadium guidelines.
TRAFFIC AND PARKING
The area around Larry Simmons Stadium will feature multiple "NO ENTRY' points. There will be no entry at the right hand turn into TIS off of Thompson Road. Additionally, there will be no entry at the 3rd right hand turn off of Thompson road. When turning right off of Thompson Road, patrons must park in reserved parking or general parking. There will be NO thru traffic on Stadium Drive.
General parking will be $5.00. All guests must pay to park. General parking lots will be located behind Thompson Sixth Grade, in the gravel baseball lot, behind the Depot and at Warrior Park. Reserved parking will be located behind the home side of the stadium parallel to Thompson road in the grass lot. Additional reserved parking will be located behind Thompson Intermediate School. A parking pass will be REQUIRED for reserved parking entry.
The area around Larry Simmons Stadium will also feature NO PARKING ZONES. No parking zones are located at the south side of Thompson Intermediate off of Thompson Road. There will also be a NO PARKING ZONE in the front of Thompson Intermediate School. Additionally there will be NO PARKING ZONES located behind the Depot and Larry Simmons Stadium.
The front of Thompson Intermediate School and the Thompson Sixth Grade center have been designated as a game day student drop off area. There will be no parking in this area.
Finally, students who play football, cheer or play in the band and do not drive, MUST be picked up after the game in the senior parking lot located at Thompson High School outside the gym/auditorium entrance. There will be NO car access or parking behind Thompson High School post game. This area is designated for bus traffic only. This area will be designated as NO PARKING for both home and away games. Students must be picked up in the senior parking lot outside the gym/auditorium for both home and away games.
STADIUM RULES AND GUIDELINES
Guidelines and rules for Larry Simmons Stadium can be viewed by clicking the link below. The link includes information on seating, entry, and prohibited items.
TICKETS AND SEATING
General admission tickets are available for purchase at the gate or online via Preptix for $8.00
Children 2 and under will be admitted free.
All Thompson Youth Football team members and cheerleaders wearing a jersey or cheer uniform will be admitted free to all home game.
Fans must enter through the gates at the southwest and northeast corners of the stadium.
Sections 4 and 5 of the stadium, on the home, south side are designated for reserved seating. There will be no access to these sections without a marked ticket and/or pass. All other seating is designated as general admission.
Fans entering through the pass gate will enter through a rolling access gate at the east end of Larry Simmons Stadium across from the rear of Thompson Intermediate School. Only individuals with approved credentials will be able to enter through the pass gate.
Stadium access will be determined via authorized credentials. Access to areas other than ticketed areas, ie the press box, field or locker rooms will only be granted based on specific credentials and permissions. Credentialed individuals will not be allowed to access reserved seating without a numbered ticket. Coaching card carriers must enter through the pass gate and will only be allowed seating in a general admission area.