North Carolina High School Athletic Association

2021 Football State Championship Parking & Spectator Information NC State

Carter-Finley Stadium (NCSU)Carter-Finley Stadium Information

NC State University 

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General parking fee is $10.00 (Debit/Credit Cards Only, No Cash)
Parking Gates Open 12:00 Noon on Saturday
SPECTATOR BUS PARKING– West Buses Gate C from Trinity Road and enter Gates #2 and #3 on West Side of stadium; East Buses Gate B from Trinity Road and enter Gates #8 and #9 on the East Side of the stadium. 
If your school is chartering buses for spectators, please make sure the bus drivers have this information!!
Handicapped parking is available in the spaces near the stadium.  These individuals may enter through Gate B or Gate C from Trinity Road to access those spaces.  
Public/spectator parking is available at Gate C (from Trinity Road) for the West teams and 
at Gate B (off Trinity Road) for the East teams.  Overflow parking will be at Gate A (from Trinity Road). 


$15.00 (plus any GoFan service fees) Available online only
Concession stands will be open on both sides of the stadium
Debit/Credit Card Transactions Only, No Cash


Stadium Gates Open:  2:00 p.m. on Saturday   
Gates #2 & #3 is the main entrances on the WEST SIDE for West spectators 
Gates #8 & #9 are the main entrances on the EAST SIDE for East spectators 
NO PASS-OUTS – Price of the ticket on entitles the bearer to admission for one game.   However, no one will be readmitted after leaving the stadium without repurchasing a ticket.


  • Animals*
  • Backpacks of all kinds*
  • Bags larger than 14”x14”
  • Bicycles
  • Coolers
  • Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Food or Drink of Any Kind
  • Food or Drink Containers (Bottles, cans, thermos, etc.)
  • Ice Bags
  • Illegal Substances
  • Laser Pointers
  • Poles/Sticks for Flags or Signs
  • Selfie Sticks, Signs/Banners/Flags larger than 3’x2’
  • Sitting/Standing in the aisles
  • Specific Noisemaker: Bottles with Rocks
  • Stroller (large, non-collapsible; collapsible strollers are permitted)
  • Throwing objects in stands or onto the field
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons
* Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements or special needs; fans should carry any necessary documentation, credentials or identification. Diaper Bags are permitted only if accompanied by an infant.
  • All bags are subject to being searched.
  • Body Paint is not allowed.
  • Pyrotechnics or exploding devices.
  • Signs, Flags and/or Banners that interfere with the view of the spectators are prohibited.  No parading of signs and/or banners shall be permitted.  Any sign and/or banner is expressly forbidden which reflects unfavorably on the integrity of either school competing in the game. 

The Playing Field

ONLY AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE FIELD. For the safety of the players and coaches, only authorized persons are allowed on the field. In addition, anyone found throwing materials from their seats will be ejected from the stadium and are subject to arrest.


Spectators can greet their teams on the East and West Concourse sides toward the North end of the stadium.