The Arizona Cardinals take the field for the first time in 2018 tonight.
Every game day we will have all the information you need for the game, but for the first game, let’s not forget the Arizona Cardinals rules for game day.
Arizona Cardinals vs Los Angeles Chargers
University of Phoenix Stadium
Saturday, August, 11, 2018
7:00pm Arizona Time
KPNX-TV (12 News, NBC)—English
KFPH-TV (UniMás Arizona, Channel 35)—Spanish
Arizona Sports 98.7 FM—English
Latino Mix KQMR 100.3 FM—Spanish
PARKING LOTS: Sportsman’s Park carparks and other game day parking lots will open at 3:00 PM on Saturday. Information regarding parking and tailgating guidelines can be found online at www.azcardinals.com/stadium/a-to-z-guide.
TICKETS: A limited number of tickets including those returned from the visiting team allotment are available for purchase. The Cardinals have sold out all 124 games they have played at University of Phoenix Stadium since it opened in August of 2006 and Saturday’s game will be #125. For more information please call 602-379-0102 or visit www.azcardinals.com.
GREAT LAWN PRESENTED BY HYUNDAI: The Great Lawn, which stretches more than 1,000 feet and was designed for use by fans while tailgating, will open on Saturday at 3:00 PM. Cardinals fans should be aware the Great Lawn is available for pre-game tailgating only.
GATES OPEN: All fans should be aware that main entrance gates at University of Phoenix Stadium open at 5:30 PM on Saturday.
GAME PARTNER: Saturday’s game is presented by Dignity Health.
PREGAME ACTIVITIES: The Cardinals are once again offering pregame entertainment to fans coming to Cardinalsgames this season:
“Big Red Brew Haus presented by Four Peaks Brewing Company” features a variety of beer selections, a traditional Brew Haus menu, pool tables and flat screen TV’s for fans to enjoy NFL action in a comfortable indoor environment. It opens Saturday at 4:00 PM and is located on the service level of the stadium. Fans can access the Brew Haus by entering at Gate 2 and taking the escalators down.
NEW ON-SITE CASH PARKING: For the first time, the Cardinals will have two cash parking lots adjacent to the stadium for fans convenience. Coming from the south, fans can enter the Black Lot from Camelback and 95th Avenue; approaching from the north, fans can enter the Yellow Lot off of 91st Avenue just south of Maryland Avenue. Parking passes for these lots can also be purchased in advance online at www.azcardinals.com/cashparking or at www.parkingJuJu.com
RIDESHARE ZONE: The Rideshare Zone is now located on the south side of University of Phoenix Stadium in the Black Lot (93rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road). When leaving the game, fans are encouraged to exit Gate 1 or Gate 3 and walk south along the new Black Lot pathway to meet their driver at the designated pick-up area.
CARDINALS TEAM SHOP: The Cardinals Team Shop is located near Gate 2 and opens to ticketed guests on Saturday at4:00 PM. The Cardinals Team Shop offers fans the biggest Cardinals merchandise selection all in one place.
SECURITY PROCEDURES: In accordance with NFL best practices for stadium security, all fans will be subject to security screening prior to entry inside University of Phoenix Stadium along with inspection of all bags and carry-in items. The stadium employs the use of walk-through magnetometers to complete the screening process. Fans will be asked to ONLY remove cellphones, cameras and other large metal items from their pockets. Other items like keys, wallets, coins and belts do not need to be removed. To expedite stadium entry, the Cardinals also offer a “No Bag Line” option for those guests entering without any bags to be checked. Fans are reminded that security checkpoints are the busiest during the 30 minutes leading up to kickoff and are encouraged to enter early.
NFL POLICY ON ACCEPTABLE BAGS: In accordance with NFL’s Public Safety Policy, fans can bring one of the following approved bags inside University of Phoenix Stadium: 12” x 6” x 12” clear plastic bag or; 1-Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag, or; Small Clutch bag no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” in size. Non-approved bags will be denied entry into the stadium and fans will be asked to return the bag to their vehicle or dispose of it. There are no lockers outside of the stadium to store items nor can any items be held by staff members.
PROHIBITED ITEMS: All fans should be aware of items not permitted inside University of Phoenix Stadium. The 2018Cardinals A-Z Guide has the complete list of prohibited items and can be viewed at www.azcardinals.com/stadium/a-to-z-guide.
FAN CODE OF CONDUCT: The Arizona Cardinals are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all fans at University of Phoenix Stadium, Sportsman’s Park and throughout our parking areas. All ticket holders should be familiar with the Cardinals Fan Code of Conduct. These guidelines can be found within the 2018Cardinals A-Z Guide and can be viewed at www.azcardinals.com/stadium/a-to-z-guide.