NEED TO KNOW: Info for Friday's Clinch Co. @ Irwin Co. Championship

NEED TO KNOW: Info for Friday's Clinch Co. @ Irwin Co. Championship
Irwin County football field (Source: WALB)
Irwin County football field (Source: WALB)

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - Irwin County High School officials have spent all week preparing Indian Field for Friday's GHSA A-Public State Championship against Clinch County. Here's what fans who plan to attend need to know:

A record crowd is anticipated as Clinch County and Irwin County will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. at Indian Field in Ocilla.


  • Tickets purchased for Day 2 of the GHSA  Football State Championships at Mercedes-Benz Stadium are non-refundable, and will be honored at the gate in Ocilla Friday night.
  • Fans with pre-sale tickets can enter early between 5:45-6:45 p.m.
  • 500 Clinch County pre-sale tickets will be available the day of the game.
  • Tickets will be available at the gate first come, first served between 6:45 and the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Stadium Capacity

  • Indian Field's original capacity is 3,500; the minimum amount per GHSA bylaws for Single-A is 2,000.
  • Irwin County has added nearly 1,400 in capacity via temporary bleachers and gated off standing room.
  • Per GHSA bylaws, ticket opportunity will be split evenly between Irwin County and Clinch County.


  • Additional parking will be provided, and there will be signage provided by the Department of Transportation to direct fans to proper lots.


  • Ocilla Police Department, Irwin County Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Bureau of Investigations  will provide extra security.
  • GHSA bylaws requires at least one officer per 500 spectators.

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