Information for Fans and Visitors
In an effort to answer questions and provide information for Friday's playoff game, Thompson High School is providing information regarding parking, traffic and stadium guidelines.
Thompson High School will host Huntsville High Friday November 10th, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium. This will be a first round playoff game. Kickoff is set for 7:00 pm.
PLEASE REVIEW THE ROAD WORK THAT WILL AFFECT GAME DAY TRAFFIC. PARKING FOR THE DEPOT WILL ONLY BE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE BASEBALL LOT. ADDITIONALLY, THE LOWER WARRIOR PARK LOT WILL BE CLOSED. ARRIVE EARLY, BE PATIENT, AND BE SAFE.
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 Thompson Intermediate School’s back lot 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, unless you have a parking credential. General parking lots will be located behind Thompson Sixth Grade, in the gravel baseball lot, behind the Depot and at Warrior Park. Thompson High School will expand general parking to include lots located at Thompson High School. Additionally, THS will offer a shuttle bus service originating from the front gym parking lot. Warrior Park patrons may also use this service. The shuttle will run continuously and will pick up and drop off on Stadium Drive at the stadium.
Reserved parking will be located behind the home side of the stadium (in the grass lots), parallel to Thompson Road. Additional reserved parking will be located behind Thompson Intermediate School. A parking pass will be REQUIRED for reserved parking entry. All reserved parking credentials are valid and acceptable for home playoff contests.
The area around Larry Simmons Stadium will also feature NO PARKING ZONES. No parking zones are located at the south side of Thompson Intermediate School, 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 drive of Thompson Intermediate School has been designated as a game-day student drop-off area. There will be no parking in this area.
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.
Stadium Rules and Guidelines Link
General admission tickets are available for purchase in the front office at Thompson High School. Tickets can be purchased Monday 12pm - 3pm and Tuesday - Thursday, 9am - 3pm. (School is closed on Friday fro Veterans Day) Tickets are also available online via GOFAN. Use the link below
Tickets will be available at the gate as well. Fans who pre-purchase tickets at THS or online will be offered an express gate for entry.
ALL Tickets are $8.00. ALL fans, above the age of 5, must have a ticket for entry (According to AHSAA Rules) 5 and under will be admitted free (According to AHSAA Rules).
Stadium gates will open at 5:00 pm.
ALL regular season admission passes will be void. Only AHSAA approved passes will be recognized for entry.
Thompson High School issued passes will be for field and stadium working access only. Thompson-issued passes are not valid for AHSAA event 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, i.e. the press box, field or locker rooms, will only be granted based on specific credentials and permissions. Coaching-card carriers must enter through the designated pass gate.