August 7, 2020
Barton College is aware of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) decision announced this afternoon to postpone football until the spring. We are excited about the opportunity to schedule football at a time when players, coaches, and fans can gather safely with full crowd support. Our concentration will be on preparing our players physically and academically for an exciting launch of Barton football this coming spring 2021.
In addition, Conference Carolinas will meet next week to determine the conference approach to all other fall sports. Details will be posted mid-week.
Opening Game Day is Saturday, October 3, 2020, and we can’t wait for you to join fans in Truist Stadium as the Barton Bulldogs charge onto Electric Supply Company Field for that inaugural home game!
Season ticket purchasers will have a high priority, and we anticipate sending tickets, as well as parking and seating assignments by August 1, 2020, barring further restrictions.
Plans are progressing and excitement builds as we await direction from conference officials. While there are many uncertainties as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, we do know that Barton plans to host as normal a football season as possible for the student-athletes and our Bulldog fans.
Just a quick reminder — because of NCAA requirements during the pandemic, Barton will be able to host only four home games this season, instead of the planned five home games.
We want to remind you that there will be regulations regarding crowd size, social distancing, additional public gathering guidelines, etc. that may also impact the Barton fall football season. We will monitor those guidelines carefully and keep you informed with any updates and/or further adjustments related to game attendance.
Barton Football’s return to campus is a historic opportunity that you will not want to miss! Gather your spirit gear and start planning that tailgate menu!
Barton Football is coming this fall!
12 - Catawba College
19 - Davidson College
26 - Limestone University
3 - CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY
10 - Mars Hill University
17 - ERSKINE COLLEGE
24 - Tusculum University
31 - APPRENTICE SCHOOL
7 - LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY
14 - UVA-Wise
(Home Games in Bold)
Barton College invites you to cheer on the Bulldogs in their first year of football since 1950! The Bulldogs are led by Head Coach Chip Hester. This will be a season like none other!
Season ticket and parking packages for the Bulldogs’ five home games are currently available for purchase online. You may also order your tickets by phone by calling Shana Hoover, Director of Sales and Marketing with The Wilson Times, at 252-265-7858. Individual game day tickets will be available for purchase online in Spring of 2020. The Bulldog Football Home Game Schedule is noted below.