Georgia Tech Athletics and the Alexander-Tharpe Fund have introduced the Yellow Jacket Club to increase engagement among current students and Young Alumni by offering a similar, shared experience between both groups. In 2020, the organization will be expanded to offer both student and young alumni leadership and engagement opportunities.
The Yellow Jacket Club engages students and young alumni of the Georgia Tech community through official athletics events and traditions.
The vision of the Yellow Jacket Club is to enhance the student and young alumni experience with athletics through social activities, leadership opportunities, traditions, and athletics events. The Yellow Jacket Club builds community and spirit around athletics, beginning with students and continuing after graduation.
As part of increasing student and young alumni engagement, the Yellow Jacket Club will be expanded to include an advisory board, consisting of officers, committee chairs, and campus organization liaisons. If you are interested in serving in a role and being a part of the first advisory board, complete the application below.
Undergraduate and graduate student membership in the Yellow Jacket Club is non-restrictive and open to any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Georgia Tech. The are two levels of membership – regular and gold. A gold membership includes student football season tickets. All memberships includes Alexander-Tharpe Fund Priority Points.
Young Alumni Membership in the Yellow Jacket Club offers a flexible athletics experience geared towards young professionals. Membership also provides an opportunity to give back, get engaged, and benefit from the social and career networking opportunities to advance personal and professional ambitions. Individuals are considered Young Alumni for the first ten years after graduation. Each membership includes Alexander-Tharpe Fund Priority Points. Any young alumni that is a current football or men’s basketball season ticket holder OR has donated at least $50 to the Alexander-Tharpe Fund in the previous year is automatically a member.
The best way to continue your student experience is with a Young Alumni discount on season tickets. Save big on football season tickets – including lower-level seating options! There is a maximum of two discounted tickets per account.
Football – From $299
Men’s Basketball – TBA
You’ll guarantee admission to all home games in the same great seats.
Young Alumni discounted season tickets are only available for the first five years after graduation. Eligible Young Alumni are able to purchase up to 2 discounted season tickets.
What is the Yellow Jacket Club?
The Yellow Jacket Club is a program that brings together both current Georgia Tech students and young alumni through athletics. The Yellow Jacket Club is a program within the Alexander-Tharpe Fund.
What makes membership in the Yellow Jacket Club different from just purchasing season tickets?
By being a member of the Yellow Jacket Club, you receive additional benefits and are recognized as a donor to the Alexander-Tharpe Fund – the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech Athletics that provides financial support for student-athlete scholarships, facilities and teams.
Will the 1st and 10 Program still be offered?
No – the Yellow Jacket Club replaces the previous 1st and 10 Program. The Yellow Jacket Club has offerings for both students and young alumni – and offers similar benefits to members.
Can I purchase season tickets without being a member of the Yellow Jacket Club?
Season tickets purchased with the young alumni discount automatically include a membership to the Yellow Jacket Club. Alumni are eligible to use this discount for the first five years after they graduate. Regularly-priced season tickets with no associated TECH Fund donation can still be purchased but do not include a membership.
How long can I claim the young alumni discount?
Alumni can claim the young alumni discount on their season tickets during the first five years after graduation. After the expiration of the young alumni discount, alumni can join the Yellow Jacket Club by purchasing season tickets or by making a $50 donation to the Alexander-Tharpe Fund.
*Only included in Student Yellow Jacket Club Gold Membership
Are normal student football season tickets being offered this year?
A gold membership in the Yellow Jacket Club is enhancing the traditional student football season ticket – so you get everything you’re used to plus additional benefits!
Will there still be block seating in the north end zone?
Yes – there will still be block seating for student and Greek organizations in the north end zone. You will select which block to join when purchasing your gold membership.
How will block seating be allocated?
Group/block seating assignments will be made by the SGA based on overall group attendance from 2019 (tracked via ticket scans). New Groups for 2020 will be moved to the bottom of the priority list for this season when determining Group seating assignments, but their 2019 attendance will be considered in the 2020 assignment. Attendance at 2020 games by block participants will be tracked and used as a priority measure for 2021 block locations.
Are free student tickets still available for football games?
Yes – there will still be a claims process for free student tickets on an individual game basis for the seats in the south end zone. The Yellow Jacket Club regular student membership ($15 / year) is a great option for students that usually claim a free ticket – but is not required. Free student tickets are limited and not guaranteed.
How will I receive my student season tickets?
The season ticket delivery method for the 2020 season will be Mobile Delivery. You must present your mobile ticket at the gate upon entry to the stadium along with your valid student BuzzCard. Enter @ Gate 7 (Bobby Dodd Way – Callaway Plaza). Tickets will be delivered in mid-August.
Will guest tickets be available this season?
Guest tickets will be available to purchase on the Wednesday of home game weeks at noon, if inventory remains. Guest Tickets are valid for general admission student sections only in the South End Zone. Payment will be submitted online via credit card only. The guest pass will be sent to you as a mobile ticket. You must enter the stadium with your Guest, your Guest Pass ticket(s) and a valid BuzzCard at Gate 10 on the South end of Bobby Dodd Stadium.
The Georgia Tech Ticket Office is located at 150 Bobby Dodd Way NW, Atlanta, GA 30332.
The Ticket Window and Will Call are on the north end of Bobby Dodd Stadium.
888.TECH.TIX | 404.894.5447
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.