Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs in Jacksonville, Florida | Hurricane Sandy

Finding tickets for the game should be of little issue as the streets surrounding the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium will be filled with those looking to sell the Bulldogs and Gators passes.

Tickets across the internet vary with prices typically starting around $80 and going up to $350.


As usual the police will be out in full force and this time they may have a severe storm, Hurricane Sandy, to battle with the crowd. In 2010, JSO arrested over 200 people during the event, mostly for drinking.

From Kate Howard Perry,

At the Florida-Georgia game: Will I get arrested?

Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/sports/college/florida-gators/2011-10-25/story/florida-georgia-game-will-i-get-arrested#ixzz2ARxWD7ib

Here are the rules, and what happens if you get caught breaking ’em.

AT THE LANDING: A fence will encircle the whole riverfront property, making a block party vibe that will require you to be 18 to get in and 21 to drink. Once inside, expect to be carded for every drink (plastic bottles and nothing bigger than 20 ounces), says spokeswoman Blakeley Ainsworth. Drinks are then welcome throughout the property.

Student Safety Zones will be set up on the east side of the mall and outside the Landing for anyone who has had too much to drink, needs to recharge a phone or needs emergency assistance.

Using the Safety Zone is anonymous, and not subject to prosecution for alcohol offenses.  The hotline for help from the Safety Zone is (904) 630-SAFE (630-7233).

AT CITY EVENTS: No alcohol will be sold at the Touchdown Showdown, City of Jacksonville spokeswoman Angela Spears said.

AT THE STADIUM: No alcohol sold, and bringing it in is also not allowed. (See photo above for a handy demonstration.)

IN RV CITY AND TAILGATING LOTS: Consumption in these lots by legally of-age people is acceptable.

“Police expect consumption in moderation,” said Jacksonville Sgt. Leonard Propper.

IF YOU GET CAUGHT: Revelers caught at events linked to the games are technically arrested, but instead of getting booked into jail or given a date to appear in court, they’re issued tickets and asked to pay a $75 fine. They’re processed on site and allowed to proceed on with their weekend. Prosecutors and sheriff’s office officials say this is necessary to avoid overcrowding the jail.

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