Clemson Memorial Stadium, also known as Death Valley, is located in Clemson, South Carolina and is home to the Clemson Tigers. It has a capacity of 81,500, with a record attendance of 86,092 (making use of standing room only seats).

Below you will find the most detailed Clemson Tigers football seating guide available. We’ll cover row and seat numbers, seat views, best and worst seats, student section details, parking, tailgating and more. Once you’re ready to buy tickets, check out TickPick’s Cheap Clemson Tigers Tickets, we never charge service fees!

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Clemson Memorial Stadium History

It was constructed way back in 1942, and undergone several renovations since. A defining feature of the stadium is Howard’s Rock. It was given to head coach Frank Howard by a friend, from the actual Death Valley in California. After sitting in the coach’s office for a few years, it ended up on a pedestal at the top of the east endzone hill where the players run into Memorial Stadium. That was in 1967 and has been tradition ever since.

Clemson Memorial Stadium Seating Chart


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Clemson Memorial Stadium Section Breakdown

The sections at Clemson Memorial are lettered, with either a U (upper) or TD (top deck) declaring the level the tickets are in. The lower level seats are simply lettered. The sections adjacent to The Hill are the only double lettered section (AA & KK).

The vast majority of seats are bleacher seating, meaning no chair backs. The only designated sections with chair backs are the West Zone Club and covered seats. You may find chair backs in other sections, but that is because long time season ticket holders will have chairbacks fastened to their seat number.

Clemson Tigers Student Sections

The students at Clemson University are allotted 11,000 tickets. The tickets they are given are location in section A-B, AA and KK in all levels (both U and TD). The Hill is also student section. All these sections are general admission, meaning your location is determined on a first come, first serve basis.

Student tickets are generally unavailable on the secondary market, as student ID’s are typically required to gain entry into the sections.

Clemson Tigers Club Sections

The club sections for the Clemson Tigers are located in the only numbered sections in the West End zone, sections 101-114. They run rows A-G and the seats have chair backs.

The features and amenities include access to an indoor/outdoor lounge with 25 plasma TVs, complimentary pre-game buffet and complimentary appetizers during halftime. The outdoor seating is covered so you’re protected in the case of rain.

Clemson Tigers Suite Level

The suites are Clemson Memorial Stadium are located on the North (Clemson sideline) and South (Visitor sideline) sides of the stadium. The are located in between the Upper and Top Deck sections.

The North suites include 22 tickets, VIP parking, theater style padded seating, HD TVs, retractable windows.
The South suites include 12 tickets, VIP parking, theater style padded seating, HD TVs, retractable windows.

Clemson Memorial Stadium Seat Numbers

The seat numbers for Clemson football are a bit different than your typical college football stadium. The entrance to each section is located in the center of it. Aisle seats are marked by seats 1 or 2 on each side. The seat numbers that follow are odd or even depending on the starting number. Here is a visual for a better understanding.

Clemson Tigers Seat Numbers

Clemson Tigers Parking & Tailgating

Here is the best resource on the parking at Clemson Memorial Stadium.

Tailgating Tips via Trip Advisor

“It’ll be dependent on a couple of factors, but the most important factor is kickoff time. If kickoff is at noon or 1:00, then what I would suggest is taking SC 93 from the US 123 split in Easley and taking it all the way to Clemson. If kickoff is later in the day or at night, then stick with US 123. I would try to be in Clemson at least two hours before kickoff, three preferably.

As for tailgate spots… I’m assuming you’re not an IPTAY member, so you will have to park a bit further away from the stadium than those who are. I typically park on the roads leading to the Hendrix Student Center, on the east side of campus. Another good spot is near the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. Clemson fans generally are friendly enough to invite visitors to tailgate spots, so finding places to meet folks and eat is always quick and easy.

Linked here is a link that shows game day traffic flows (reverse lane) and parking areas. Be sure you aren’t parked in an IPTAY area, as your car will be towed away.


Enjoy the game. Go Tigers!”

Best Seats at Clemson Memorial Field

The best seats for a Clemson game are location in sections G-D and N-Q above row J, so you have enough elevation to see the entire field. These sections are positioned between the 30 yard lines, which are ideal for any football game.

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