Legion Field - Birmingham
October 29



Game Time:
The McDonald's Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola will kick-off at 3 pm this year.

Prohibited Items:
NEW for 2016
- Legion Field clear bag policy - click here for more information.  
Prohibited Items include: Weapons of any kind, umbrellas, purses and bags larger than 1"x4.5"x6.5", non-see thru cinch bags, diaper bags, fanny packs, backpacks, briefcases, computer bags, luggage (all types), seat cushions with compartments, selfie sticks, tripods, video cameras and recorders, cameras with 12" lenses or greater, all camera cases, remote controlled drones or devices, tobacco products of any kind, cigarettes and e-cigarettes, illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, outside food or drinks, fireworks and smoke producing devices, all types of radios, all animals (except certified, leashed service animals), helium filled balloons, inflated balls, frisbees, rollerblades, heelies, skateboards and scooters, *any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate by staff. click here for full list and information


Gameday parking at Legion Field is extremely limited and is $20 per vehicle. Because of this, we have a shuttle system available from three different locations that will drop you off at Legion Field and will run continuously throughout the day. Parking at each location is FREE and a round trip shuttle rides are $5 per person (ages 12 and under are free). Click here to view all parking details

Legion Field controls all tailgating which includes RV and tent spaces. Space will be available for purchase beginning October 2016 at For all questions regarding tailgating please contact 205.254.2388.

Vendors/Merchandise Opportunities:
The city of Birmingham has an exclusive contract in place; therefore vendors are not allowed on Legion Field property. For those vendors who are located across the street from Legion Field and throughout the neighborhoods, their agreements are with the city and those specific property owners. In order to obtain a temporary business license, arrange payment of taxes, etc. through the city, contact Vickey Jones at or 205-254-2497.


EVERYONE regardless of age MUST have a ticket to enter the game. All tickets will be scanned upon entering the stadium and counterfeit tickets will be rejected and entry will not be allowed.

The deadline for the McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade application for marching bands is September 9th. The deadline for non-marching bands applications are due on September 23rd.  No late applications will be accepted beyond these deadlines.  The parade will be broadcast LIVE statewide in Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile, and Dothan from 8-10am on Saturday, October 29th.

For an official schedule of events please click here. For unofficial events, parties, and concerts please tune into local radio stations, TV, newspapers, and other various social media outlets.

The McDonald's Magic City Classic is working with PSE Tournament Housing to provide attendees/groups with the best available rates. For availability, locations, and rates please click here.

An ATM will be provided by Regions Bank and will be located on the south side of the stadium.

Home Team:
Home team honors alternate each year between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Alabama A&M is the home team for 2016.

Regardless of the home team, ASU is always on the east side and AAMU is always on the west side of the stadium.