Preparing for the season opener

Mizzou Athletics implements new safety measures at Memorial Stadium for 2020 home football games.

Sept. 23, 2020
Contact: Deidra Ashley, 573-882-2801,

As Tiger fans look forward to Saturday’s football season opener against Alabama, Mizzou Athletics is also making preparations, following local, state and federal safety guidelines for all 2020 home games. Mizzou also has shared information about COVID-19 mitigation efforts with attendees.

A reminder: Tailgating will be prohibited on university-owned property, including parking lots and grassy areas adjacent to parking lots. Fans may not bring nor set up items normally associated with a tailgate such as lawn chairs, coolers, grills, tents, canopies, tables.

Fans who are not attending the game can find ways to celebrate Mizzou football at home on the #ZouToYou website. Go, Tigers!

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    Total stadium capacity for the games is estimated to be in the range of 20% to 25%. Guests are encouraged to maintain physical distancing of at least 6 feet between individuals and should not linger for more than 15 minutes.

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