Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Family Weekend will be held October 4-6, 2019.

Registration opens to Family Association members on Tuesday, July 30 at 9 AM CST. All other families are able to begin registration on Tuesday, August 6. Registration will close on September 12 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Register online for Family Weekend.

Registration is required, and registration will close on September 12 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

All payments for LSU Family Weekend are made by using a credit card on the online registration form. MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted. There will be a 2.5% credit card processing fee on all transactions.

Gold Package
Cost: $70 per person
Individual family members will have access to Family Weekend events and all-you-care-to-eat buffets for the entire weekend, including the Welcome Dinner, Dessert Social, Tailgate, and Jazz Brunch. Includes special Family Weekend souvenirs. The two time slots for the Jazz Brunch on Sunday, October 6 are 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
 
Purple Package
Cost: $55 per person
Individual family members will have access to Family Weekend events and associated all-you-care-to-eat buffets at the Welcome Dinner and Dessert Social on Friday, October 4, and the Tailgate on Saturday, October 5. Includes special Family Weekend souvenirs.
 
Tailgate Only
Cost: $35 per person
This ticket option is available for individual family members who will only attend the Family Weekend Tailgate on Saturday, October 5. Includes the all-you-care-to-eat buffet at the Tailgate and special Family Weekend souvenirs.

Please note:

  • Please register and pay for all family members attending Family Weekend events, including your LSU student.
  • Only registered family members will be allowed access to Family Weekend-sponsored events.
  • Your Family Weekend registration fee does not cover football tickets, as those may be purchased separately through our office after you complete Family Weekend registration.
  • All payments for LSU Family Weekend are made using a credit card on the registration form. There will be a 2.5% processing fee on all transactions.

Yes, your LSU student is considered a Family Weekend attendee and must register and pay the fee to attend Family Weekend-sponsored events.

No, Family Weekend registrations are nonrefundable.

Yes, students will need to know the name of the primary registered contact and may pick up the packet during check-in.

A list of hotels offering Family Weekend 2019 discounts can be found here. To view additional lodging options in the Baton Rouge area, please check out Visit Baton Rouge at visitbatonrouge.com.

Football tickets are available to family members registered for Family Weekend. Details on how to purchase these tickets will be sent in a confirmation email received after registering for Family Weekend. Only registered family members are eligible for these football tickets.

When purchasing football tickets for Family Weekend you will have the option to select “Mobile Delivery” tickets or “Will Call” tickets. If you select the “Mobile Delivery” option, you will receive an email in early September from the Ticket Office containing the link to the tickets. If you select the “Will Call” option, your tickets can be picked up at the Athletic Ticket Office. Please visit www.lsutix.net for more information on the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. Please note that "Print-at-Home" tickets are no longer an option.

Football tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are reserved ONLY for family members registered for Family Weekend.  The number of football tickets ordered CANNOT EXCEED the number of family members registered for Family Weekend. For information on football tickets available to the general public, please visit www.lsutix.net.  

Confirmation emails are sent out in the order registrations are received and are not automatically generated. Please allow up to 24 hours after registering to receive your confirmation email. If you register on a weekend, your confirmation email will not arrive until the following business day. If you do not receive your confirmation email after 24 hours, contact us at lsufamily@lsu.edu. Football tickets are limited so please do not delay in purchasing your tickets once you receive your confirmation email. 

There are two ticket options for our Family Weekend participants:

  • Tickets in the North End Zone for $40 each are now sold out.
  • Tickets are still available in the East Upper Deck for $20 each and are located in sections 638 and 639.

To view the location of these tickets in Tiger Stadium, please visit the Tiger Stadium seating chart

Family Weekend participants that need handicap-accessible or easily-accessible seating tickets should contact lsufamily@lsu.edu as soon as possible after registering for Family Weekend. This includes family members who may not be able to climb multiple flights of stairs. Handicap-accessible tickets in Tiger Stadium are extremely limited, and there is a limited number of easily-accessible seating.

If your LSU student has received a student ticket to the football game, he or she can use that ticket to sit in the student section of Tiger Stadium. The student section is located in the North End Zone, which is close to the Family Weekend groups of tickets in sections 233-235. If you would like your student to sit with your family for the game, you will need to purchase an additional ticket through the LSU Family Weekend Promo Code. 

Yes, but your student will sit in the student section only. If your student would like to sit with registered family members, you will need to purchase an additional ticket in the Family Weekend group of tickets.  

Traditionally, there have been enough football tickets to accommodate all registered families; however, football tickets are limited and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not delay in purchasing your football tickets once you receive your confirmation email. Tickets in the Family Weekend allotment are only available to families who register for Family Weekend.

Call the Athletic Ticket Office at 225-578-2184 to inquire about the availability of football tickets for the general public. We also recommend utilizing www.lsutix.net to access the Ticket Marketplace, which is a venue for LSU fans to buy and sell their tickets for upcoming LSU games. 

Please indicate on the registration form if any member of your family has any dietary restrictions. If you have a family member that requires special accommodations, please lsufamily@lsu.edu as soon as possible to discuss details and availability of accommodations for each event.

Registration for Family Weekend will close on Thursday, September 12 at 11:59 PM CST. Traditionally, space has not been available to accommodate late registrations due to capacity issues. If your family missed the registration deadline, please email lsufamily@lsu.edu to inquire if space is available.

Parking information will be posted on the Parent & Family Programs website and emailed to all registered families prior to Family Weekend. Please note that parking on Saturday is controlled by the LSU Athletic Department. Visit the LSU Athletic Department website for more information on Game Day parking.