Pre-Game at Fisher

20th Anniversary: Pre-Game at Fisher

Kick off Ohio State game days by joining alumni and friends for our special 20th anniversary Pre-Game season!

Enjoy a delicious buffet, drinks, and music by the Buckeye Tailgaters before every home game. Pre-Game at Fisher starts three hours prior to kick-off in the Overmyer Ballroom and Courtyard at The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center, a quick five-minute walk to Ohio Stadium.


Pre-Game at Fisher cheerleaders


2022 Pre-Game at Fisher Schedule

September 3 Notre Dame - SOLD OUT!
September 10 Arkansas State
September 17 Toledo
September 24 Wisconsin
October 1 Rutgers
October 22 Iowa
November 12 Indiana
November 26 Michigan


Pre-Game at Fisher buffet



Adults $45*
Students ages 13-20 $40
Children ages 5-12 $25
Children ages 4 and under Free

*Adults over 21 years of age will receive two complimentary drink tokens for beer, wine and/or cocktails.

A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of payment. No refunds will be given for confirmed reservations.


Pre-Game at Fisher musical entertainment



Where can I park?

Due to campus parking restrictions on football Saturdays, the college is unable to provide event parking. For parking information, including ADA Accessible parking, visit CampusParc's website or contact CampusParc at or 614-688-0000.

Where do I check in?

Please enter The Blackwell Inn through the front entrance on Tuttle Park Place. Proceed up the lobby stairs to the check-in area on the second floor. Check-in at any table by giving your last name and then first name.

Is walk-in registration available?

Except on game days when Pre-Game is sold out, walk-in registration is available, and the cost of adult single-game passes is $50. Pre-Game is often sold out in advance of big game match-ups. So register early to reserve your Pre-Game pass!

Are face masks required?

For the most up-to-date information regarding the university's health and safety protocols, which must be followed at Pre-Game, visit the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website. For Ohio Stadium protocols, visit Ohio Stadium Game Day Information website.


Contact Us

For more information about Pre-Game, please contact Tami Cox in the Office of Advancement. 

Tami Cox

Fisher College of Business
Office of Advancement
Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210