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Georgia Sets Parade and Celebration Ceremony For Saturday
Athens, GA- Georgia’s College Football Playoff Championship celebration continue to in Sanford Stadium on Saturday, where the Bulldogs will hold a National Championship ceremony.
Georgia beat Alabama by a 33-18 count on Monday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, ending a 41-year title drought.
Here's the Details on the Parade and Ceremony:
Gates at Sanford Stadium will open at noon, where some fans may choose to await the coaching staff and players after they take part in a parade down Lumpkin Street at that starts at 12:30 p.m. before transitioning into a Dawg Walk at 1 p.m. The program for the Bulldogs national championship celebration will begin at 2 p.m. between the famous hedges of Sanford Stadium. The tickets to the event are complimentary, per the school, and are available to season ticket holders and students now through Thursday via an online request form.
The remaining tickets will be made available to the public on Thursday and, if any are left, on Friday. Campus operations surrounding the event will be one place, with visitors welcome to campus at 7 a.m. on Saturday. More details will be available on GeorgiaDogs.com 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 view and have their photo taken with the brand new 24k gold trophy that was awarded to Georgia -- and kissed by Kirby Smart -- on the field after the Bulldogs’ 33-18 win over the Tide. The trophy will be at the Walmart at 4375 Lexington Rd. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, and at the Walmart at 1911 Epps Bridge Pkwy. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
From there, the trophy will be on season-long tour around the nation, showcased at marquee games and public events.