Falcons-Chargers Game Information

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The Falcons return to the Georgia Dome to kickoff the 2009 season Saturday, Aug. 29 when the San Diego Chargers come to town for a nationally-televised preseason matchup. Atlanta is 1-1 in the preseason and the team's first-string offense and defense is expected to get extensive playing time in the game.

The Falcons will wear red jerseys for the game.

Click here for more official game information from the Football Communications Department.

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Maps and Directions

Click here for a map of the area around the Georgia Dome, parking and updated road closures.

Dome Policies

Need to know what you can or can't bring into the stadium or curious about other rules? Visit the Dome Policiespage.

Code of Conduct

Review the Fan Code of Conductif you're heading to the Georgia Dome. Click here for more fan information.

Season Ticket Holders

Can't be at the game? Season ticket holders can forwardtheir tickets via email. Click here for more ticket information

RELATED LINKS:

  • DIRECTIONS:Directions and traffic information for the Dome
  • TICKETS:Click here for Falcons ticket information
  • SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:Information for Falcons season ticket holders


Game Entertainment

National Anthem
Alexis Hart

Alexis Hart is a 17-year old Senior at Flowery Branch High School. She has had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at many sporting events such High School basketball games, wrestling matches and also at the Lanier Speedway. Singing the National Anthem has also won her the title of Miss Junior Flowery Branch Talent Winner. When she's not singing, Alexis enjoys spending her time working, attending church, or playing with her puppy, Audrey. She is very excited to sing the National Anthem for her favorite hometown football team.

Color Guard
Riverside Military Academy Color Guard

Riverside Military Academy is Georgia's premier college preparatory academy for young men in grades 7-12. Established in 1907, Riverside seeks to prepare young men for success in leading colleges, universities and military service academies. The Class of 2009 earned over $3.1 million in collegiate scholarships and our 68 graduates were accepted to over 108 colleges and universities. Located just one hour north of Atlanta in Gainesville, our beautiful 206-acre campus is located on the shores of Lake Lanier and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Today, the pride of Riverside Military Academy, Riverside's Color Guard, represents our academy and the guests of the Georgia Dome with the presentation of colors. Members of Riverside Military Academy's Color Guard are the leaders among campus leaders, which promote pride, citizenship and respect through the display of the colors. This group of outstanding young men represent the academy at many local and national community events including the upcoming Atlanta Veterans Day Parade, which will be held on November 7, 2009 in downtown Atlanta. For more information about Riverside Military Academy, please visit www.riversidemilitary.com or call 800-GO-CADET.

Halftime
Youth Football

For the sixth consecutive year, the Atlanta Falcons and USA Football have partnered to encourage more young athletes to play football and celebrate the sport. That Atlanta Falcons would like to welcome the following two teams in tonight's halftime youth football game: East Paulding Raiders v. Smyrna Spartans. To find out how your youth football teams can play in next year's pre-season games, call 404.223.8444for more information.

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