The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium to open their 2012 regular season. As noted here on Buccaneers.com over the past two months, this much-anticipated home opener will include several unique benefits for fans, including half-priced concessions (excluding alcoholic beverages), free parking in select lots and a free commemorative Ronde Barber Gym Sack. All of these special features are aimed at adding value to the gameday experience for Bucs fans and, in the process, establish a strong home field advantage for the team.
These select lots will be available for free parking on Sunday: 11, 12, 13 and 14. Click here to view a parking map.
The Buccaneers encourage everyone attending the game and intending to utilize the free parking lots to arrive early, as increased traffic is expected.
Please take note of the following important times that have been announced for Sunday's game:
- 12:55 PM – Parking lots open
- 1:25 PM – Ticket office opens between Gates C and D
- 2:55 PM – All other gates open
- 4:10 PM – Celebration and tribute to Buccaneer and NFL Ironman, Ronde Barber, and introduction of new video and pyrotechnic display for players' field entrance.
- 4:25 PM – Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickoff
To purchase individual game tickets, fans may visit the ticket section here on Buccaneers.com, or call (800) 745-3000. Those interested in becoming season pass members may also visit the team's website or call (866) 582-BUCS (2827).