Forget Jan. 1, it’s the first home game that marks the beginning of the year for LSU fans in Baton Rouge.

In the area around LSU, it also means traffic snarls, parking issues and the need to be patient.

In addition, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is forecasting an Ozone Action Day for Baton Rouge areas today meaning weather conditions will be favorable for the formation of ozone.

For maps, LSU campus rules and information specific to gameday tailgating, go to:

www.lsusports.net or directly to the Getting to the Game: Parking, Tailgating & In-Stadium page

at http://tinyurl.com/3loou6v

(or copy this URL and paste into your browser:

http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=27815&SPID=2164&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=177151&DB_OEM_ID=5200).

Be safe, stay alert and designate a driver.