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August 27, 2008

Arizona State Game Bulldog Club Parties, Bars & Events

Here are the events in the Tempe area that we're aware of.

Official UGA Alumni Association Pre-Game Gathering
The UGA Alumni Association gathering in Tempe will be at Gordon Biersch on Mill Avenue. It is only about 2-3 blocks from the stadium. The Phoenix Chapter President will be planting a Super G flag in front of the restaurant/bar at 11:30 am local time, and we will start taking over the place at 11:31am. There will be UGA door prizes raffled throughout the day.This is the official UGA Alumni Association event.

Other Events

UGA at ASU Tailgate Party
Saturday, Sept. 20th at NoonIndoor / outdoor party will be thrown at the Sanctuary at Camel Back before the UGA vs. ASU game. A private bus will be available for the trip over to the game. There is no cost, but bring your own beverages.

Space on the bus is limited to the first 47. If you will be providing your own transportation to the game, you are welcome to join the party, but both options require reservations to insure that enough food is available. RSVP to

Post Game Dinner and Party
The San Diego Alumni Club is playing host for a post game party in Tempe. After the last touchdown meet other Georgia graduates and fans at GameWorks to celebrate! Space is limited so reservations are a MUST. To register, click here.
    At the Arizona Mills Mall
    5000 Arizona Mills
    Circle Suite 669
    Tempe, AZ 85282
GameWorks is within walking distance to the ASU stadium.


Burton Bulldog said...


Is Bison Witches still in the pitcure?

Paul Westerdawg said...

Bison Witches is OUT.

Anonymous said...

Can we still enjoy the good drink specials at Bison Witches even though they are not the official gathering place or has there been a split that is worthy of a boycott?

GO DEVILS said...

As a Tempe resident who stumbled on your site, I just want to let you know that GameWorks is decidedly NOT within walking distance of Sun Devil Stadium, and not somewhere you want to be walking to at night.

Echo from the Buttes said...

We just posted the top five watering holes in Tempe today on our ASU Sports Blog. They're all within walking distance of the stadium, and they have much more to offer than GameWorks and Bison Witches.

Anonymous said...

Gordon's doesn't look like it has too many TV's. With the UF/Tenn game on at noon local time, that would be a neccessity.

Does anyone know anything about Six Shooters east of the stadium on Rural Street?

Multiple TV's.

Just saying.

Groo said...

@Anon 12:07...if the layout is anything like the Gordon Biersch in Atlanta, there are several large HD screens around a spacious bar area. True, most of the main dining area has no televisions.

The Atlanta location also has a nice loft upstairs that's a secondary bar with pool tables, etc. Many more screens up there too.

Anonymous said...

If you are looking for something along the lines of Gameworks near Sun Devil Stadium, there is a Dave and Busters at Tempe Marketplace which is an outdoor mall with several other restaurants, a movie theatre and a few bars.

But is not really within CLOSE walking distance (about 2 blocks). You have to walk down Rio Salado Parkway past Karsten Golf Course, fighting tailgaters and game day traffic (which might work out if you are walking). In contrast, Arizona Mills is off the I-10 in South Tempe (ASU is on the north end of Tempe) and is not an easy walk - about 5-6 blocks from campus. You could take a bus.....

Anonymous said...

Like the above poster said, GameWorks is not within walking distance. It's about 5 miles. Dave and Busters at Tempe Marketplace is about 2 miles (I think the poster above me meant miles when they said "blocks").

Anonymous said...

Ditto, as an ASU guy about Gameworks as far as distance and crowd. Don't mean to make it out as a total hood area (it isn't), but its slightly below mediocre at best. If you've rented Gameworks out, great - but you will definitley be driving...

Anonymous said...

I live on mill ave and can say that there is nowhere that you want to be walking besides immediately around the campus, everything else is to far away. Tempe has a great free bus system that goes all over town. The system is great, especially if you are planning on drinking. They have extended hours during home games.

Although there are many bars and restaurants on Mill Ave, don't forget that ASU has one of the largest student population in North America, and the students generally don't leave for weekends. If you are planning something special, reservations are recommended. Also you may want to consider places outside of tempe if you have a car, Scottsdale and Chandler are within a 10 minute drive and have everything.

Anonymous said...

Am a UGA fan from Augusta and now living in Tacoma wa. And iam going to the game on Sept 20th. and would love to find more UGA fans to parties with. e-mail me at thx and go UGA

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