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Fresno State Alumni

Frequently Asked Questions

An exclusive pregame experience inside SoFi Stadium, home to the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers! The fee includes early access to the stadium through a designated easy to access entrance, your fill of delicious eats from three all-inclusive food stations featuring a taco bar, breakfast fare, plus chicken and waffles. It also includes three drink tickets for adults to be redeemed for water, non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine, and distilled spirits. Children will receive two drink tickets for non-alcoholic beverages. 

Part of the exclusive pregame experience is feeling that Bulldog spirit! We’ll get you fired up to cheer on the ‘Dogs with live music from DJ John Magic, meet and greet opportunities with our bodacious Bulldog duo, Victor E. Bulldog, III and the new pup on the block, Victor E. Bulldog, IV, swag, and lots of high-fiving with your fellow Bulldog fans and alumni. 

YOU MUST PURCHASE GAME TICKETS SEPARATELY! Game tickets are required to enter the pregame area and the stadium. Parking fees not included.

No, you must have a ticket to the game and have made a reservation for the Red Wave PreGame Party. Reservation for the Red Wave PreGame Party can be made here.

Bowl game tickets can be purchased at

Because it is more than just a tailgate, it is an exclusive Bulldog experience! All your accommodations are taken care of in one inclusive, fun, entertainment and drinks. Not to mention you get exclusive access to SoFi stadium and the beautiful West Patio Club.

Hosting an event in the L.A. market and in an NFL stadium comes with L.A. prices. Fresno State and the Fresno State Alumni Association have worked diligently to create a memorable experience for our fans and alumni while trying to reduce costs as much as possible. We are grateful to our campus leadership who have supported this event financially to allow us to celebrate this amazing accomplishment by Fresno State Football and bring the Red Wave to support them.

We encourage you to pre-purchase your parking ticket ahead of arrival. Designated parking is at Lot N (Blue Zone) and the entrance to the pregame party is through Entry 7. 

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View parking map (1100 Prairie Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301 • Google Maps)

The Official Red Wave Pregame Party is located inside the stadium! Attendees will be screened and enter the west side of the stadium through Gate 7, exclusively for Fresno State Red Wave PreGame Party attendees. The West Patio Club conveniently provides easy access to your seat in the Fresno State section.

Let’s fill the stadium with Bulldog red! Fresno State fan sections are located in section 104-111. Purchase your Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl game ticket at or contact the Bulldog Ticket Office at 559.278.3647.

Game Ticket Options

Lower Level Sideline: $150 Per Ticket (VIP 110-111)

Lower Level Goal-Line: $115 Per Ticket (C108-C110)

Lower Level Corner: $80 Per Ticket (C106-107)


Kick-off is at 12:30 p.m. PST 

Yes! If you can’t make it to Los Angeles you can cheer on your ‘Dogs by tuning in to watch at 12:30 p.m. PST on ABC. 

Share photos of your watch party with us by emailing photos to or tag us @fresnostatealumni 

SoFi Stadium is a cashless facility; all points of sale are credit, debit, or gift cards only.

More information to come

The closest and easiest access for rideshare drop-off is at The Forum which is located to the north of the stadium, 3900 W Manchester Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90305.

December 16, Friday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Join the LA Bowl Pep Rally starting at SoFi Stadium in the American Airlines Plaza. The band and cheer squad will be there pumping up our team and fans for the game! Parking is free at the stadium for the Pep Rally.

December 17, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - The LA Bowl FanFest will run in the American Airlines Plaza on the south end of the stadium. You will be able to go between the Official Red Wave PreGame Party and The FanFest.

 December 18, Sunday, 1:25 p.m. -  Fresno State Alumni are gearing up for a fun football weekend in Los Angeles! After watching your Bulldogs battle in the Jimmy Kimmel Bowl, join us on Sunday, December 18th to see the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Tennessee Titans. Fresno State Alumni will have access to specially priced tickets to see this pivotal AFC match up.

Yes, families are welcome! It is $60 for children 12 and under. Admission includes access to all three food stations and two drink tickets for non-alcoholic beverages. Please note children will also need to have a game ticket to enter the stadium. Please make sure to review SoFi stadiums clear bag policy and prohibited items list. Strollers are not allowed in the stadium. 

SoFi Stadium is a cashless facility; all points of sale are credit, debit, or gift cards only.

A variety of beverages, both alcoholic (distilled spirits, wine, and beer) and non-alcoholic beverages will be available. Alcoholic drinks are available to those 21 years and older with a valid ID.

Food is all-inclusive with your entry to the Red Wave Pregame Party. Additional concessions will be available for purchase at FanFest or during the game in the stadium. 

For all events at SoFi Stadium, permitted bags should be clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and not exceed 12" x 6" x 12”.

Other permitted bags include one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziplock bag or similar) and small clutch bags, which cannot exceed 4" x 6" in size, with or without a handle or strap.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, diaper bags, cinch bags, non-approved seat cushions (cushions with pockets, metal, and other hard materials, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size).

If you have questions about ADA accessibility, parking, prohibited items, or anything related to your event experience at SoFi Stadium, please reach out to our Guest Experience team.

Guests may not exit and reenter SoFi Stadium using the same ticket. However, in the event of an emergency, guests should contact the nearest Guest Experience Representative or Security Supervisor, who may permit a guest to reenter SoFi Stadium at the same gate. Guests who leave SoFi Stadium at any time (without the authorization of a gate supervisor) will not be permitted to reenter.

Contact us (Fresno State Alumni Association) at or call 559.278.2586