Details on Georgia football parade and CFP Championship celebration at Sanford Stadium

INDIANAPOLIS – The celebration of the Georgia College Football Playoff Championship takes place Saturday at Sanford Stadium, where the Bulldogs will hold a special ceremony.

Georgia beat Alabama by a 33-18 count Monday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, ending a 41-year title drought and sending the entire DawgNation team into the celebrations.

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“I was blown away, the first thing I thought of was Widespread Panic in ’94, or whatever,” Smart said, referring to a street concert in Athens, which some foreigners may not have missed. -being not realized that he is well known for his hip music. scene.

“Seeing the photos of Athens, it really moved me to see the number of people in the streets of the city center. You just don’t know the impact this has.

Next comes the more formal celebration.

The gates to Sanford Stadium will open at noon, where some fans may choose to wait for coaching staff and players after taking part in a parade down Lumpkin Street that begins at 12:30 p.m. before moving on to a Dawg march at 1 p.m.

The Bulldogs National Championship celebration program will begin at 2 p.m. between the famous hurdles at Sanford Stadium.

Tickets for the event are free, per school, and are available to season ticket holders and students through Thursday through an online request form.

The remaining tickets will be made available to the public on Thursday and, if any remain, on Friday.

Campus operations surrounding the event will be in one location, with visitors being greeted on campus at 7 a.m. on Saturday.

More details will be available on this week.

The National Championship trophy, presented by Dr Pepper, will be on display at two Walmart stores in Athens on Wednesday and Thursday.

Fans will be able to see and have their photo taken with the all-new 24-karat gold trophy that was awarded to Georgia – and kissed by Kirby Smart – on the field following the Bulldogs’ 33-18 victory over the Tide.

The trophy will be at Walmart at 4375 Lexington Rd. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and at Walmart at 1911 Epps Bridge Pkwy. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.

From there, the trophy will tour throughout the season across the country, showcased at marquee games and public events.

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