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Gameday Information - UCLA vs. LSU

Sep 1, 2021

UCLA Football will play host to Louisiana State University this Saturday, September 4 at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Kickoff for the game is set for 5:30 pm PT. The game will air on FOX and on radio on am1150 and Sirius/XM Ch. 137/197.

Starting this year, UCLA will use mobile ticketing for all events. Fans attending the games should download tickets to their smartphone prior to arriving at the Rose Bowl. View the online mobile ticketing guide here for more information. Tickets for Saturday's game are still available and can be purchased at

In accordance with the Pasadena Department of Public Health, all individuals age 2 and older, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear an appropriate face covering while attending UCLA games at the Rose Bowl, except when eating or drinking. Highly-trafficked and touched areas will be cleaned and sanitized regularly throughout the game. In addition, hand washing and sanitizing stations are located throughout the stadium. Current health department protocols are subject to change based on state and national guidelines.

Enhanced screening procedures, including the use of electronic security equipment at all gates, have been implemented at UCLA Football games. The Clear Bag Policy limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the Rose Bowl. The policy is designed to provide more consistent screening and to expedite fan entry.

Parking lots for UCLA vs. LSU open at 11:30 am. Parking in Lot H, Brookside Park, and the Golf Course are sold by the City of Pasadena for $25 per car in advance and $30 on game day. Please note, advance single-game parking cannot be purchased on the day of the game. Fans are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and pre-purchase parking online here for a $5 discount off on-site pricing.

Parking is also available at the Parsons complex parking lot in Pasadena. Access to the lot is off of Fair Oaks Avenue and at 100 W. Walnut Street. Single-game parking in the Parsons Lot can be purchased on-site for $18. A free shuttle runs continuously beginning three hours prior to kickoff until one hour after the conclusion of the game.

The Rose Bowl, named college football's greatest stadium by Sports Illustrated, offers one of the best tailgating experiences in college football, with a variety of options for pre-game celebrations. The Fan Zone in Lot H offers a wide variety of public activities and photo opportunities. This entertainment area is FREE and open to the public four hours and 15 minutes before kickoff.

Fan Zone Tailgating Options:

Ralph's Ultimate Tailgate Experience (details)

  • 1 FREE Admission with a Ralph's receipt for $35 of qualifying purchases
  • Includes:
    • Open buffet & free non-alcoholic beverages
    • Four drink tickets, good for beer and wine
    • Flat screen televisions

Landmark Vineyards Century Club

  • An all-inclusive tailgate experience for 3 hours leading up to kickoff.
  • Entry is $75 per game and includes:
    • Enjoy a full buffet catered by Newport Rib Company and drinks at the full, hosted bar.
    • Watch other sporting events from across the country on TCL 65" TVs

Tailgater Concierge (details)

  • Providing turn-key tailgate solutions for fans with a reserved space and all the necessary tailgating equipment

Live musical performances including the UCLA Alumni band.

Food Zone

  • Featuring vendors such as Fat Sal's, Newport Rib Company, Fresh Brothers, and Auntie Anne's

Bruin Spirit Zone

  • Fans 21 and older can enjoy beer/wine, games on TVs, a live DJ and more.

UCLA Store

  • Shop the latest Bruin apparel, including the new Nike/Jordan Brand gear, and UCLA accessories in this 3,200 square foot space.

The UCLA Football team will arrive at the Rose Bowl via Arroyo Blvd at 3:00 pm outside Gate A, but fans should follow @UCLAGameday on Twitter for the most up-to-date information and for all their Rose Bowl gameday needs. Fans are encouraged to cheer on the Bruins along the west side of Arroyo.

The Rose Bowl gates open at 4 pm. Fans should be seated by 5 pm to witness pregame festivities, including the National Anthem performed by the UCLA Marching Band with an accompanying USA-shaped American flag presentation. During the game, UCLA will celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Coach Terry Donahue. Halftime will feature a recognition of the Bruins who competed or coached during the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Honorary Captain for the game is Andy Meyers, a standout offensive lineman for the Bruins from 1995-98. Meyers was honored as a two-time All-Pac-10 guard and a third-team All-American. He followed up his collegiate career by signing with the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League following the 1999 NFL Draft.

Fans can enjoy a number of giveaways this game:

UCLA Football T-Shirts for the first 1,000 UCLA Students

2021 UCLA Football Season Ticket Holder Pin (pick up at Gate A)

  • Must have a ticket voucher, click here to log into your account & download your redemption voucher(s)

2021-22 Wooden Athletic Fund Bobblehead (WAF Members only, pick up at Tunnel 28)

  • Must have a ticket voucher, click here to log into your account & download your redemption voucher(s)

Den Shirt Pickup (Den Pass purchasers only, pick up outside Gate C)

  • Must have your Bruin Card. Please bring your Bruin Card to the pickup location outside Gate C.

As a reminder, the UCLA Bruins Mobile App is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. Collaborating with Learfield and Sidearm Sports in its production, UCLA Athletics is pleased to offer the mobile app to all Bruin fans free of charge. The app, which allows fans to receive live score updates during events, sign up to receive push notifications about breaking news, and more, can be downloaded here.