The Arizona Cardinals host their annual Red and White Practice today, here is all the details you need to know if you are heading out to Glendale today.
Admission and parking are both free.
With a large crowd expected, the team would like fans to be aware of the following details for Saturday’s event.
PRACTICE: Fans will have the opportunity to watch the Cardinals practice from 1:30-4:00 p.m. at State Farm Stadium. Prior to the beginning of practice, team President Michael Bidwill and Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury will address the crowd.
FREE PUBLIC PARKING: Carparks on the east side (Green and Grey) and west side (Orange) of the stadium will open beginning at 11:30 a.m.
STADIUM ENTRY: Fans can enter State Farm Stadium at Hyundai Gate 1 (west side) and through Bud Light Gate 3 (east side) beginning at 12:30 p.m.
CANNED FOOD DRIVE: The Cardinals are hosting a canned food drive to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance at Saturday’s practice. Volunteers from St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance will be at collection points at both entry locations. Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or money for donation.
SECURITY: In accordance with current NFL security guidelines, all fans will be subject to screening including the use of magnetometers prior to entry. In addition, the NFL Clear Bag policy will be in effect and all fans are asked to limit the items brought inside the stadium to speed their entry through security.
NFL POLICY ON ACCEPTABLE BAGS: It is strongly recommended that fans do not bring bags with them to the stadium. If it is essential to bring one, it must comply with the NFL Clear Bag policy and be one of the following approved types and size requirements: Clear plastic bag measuring no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” or; 1-Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag, or; Small Clutch bag no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” in size.
FAN SEATING: Open seating for fans will be available in the lower level of the stadium.
AUTOGRAPHS: Following practice on Saturday, the entire team will sign autographs along the lower field wall on both sidelines for a limited time prior to leaving the field. To ensure all fans have an enjoyable and safe experience, fans are asked to be considerate of each other and especially to those younger fans attempting to get an autograph. Guests with disabilities should contact stadium staff upon arrival regarding assistance with player autographs.
KIDS INTERACTIVE ZONE: Presented by Raising Cane’s and located at the north end of the stadium on the main concourse, activities here include an inflatable obstacle course, quarterback toss, and combine-like football drills. All children who wish to participate in this activity must register prior to entering the area. Registration tables are located at the entry to the area. The Children’s Autograph Experience will not be in operation for the Red & White practice on Saturday.
FAN ZONE: Powered by COX and located on the east concourse outside of section 125, the “Fan Zone” contains the Fan Faces photo opportunity where guests of all ages can get their game face on with custom Cardinals filters and become the ultimate Cardinals fan. Fans will receive their photo via text and also have the opportunity to print out their photo and become part of the Cardinals Fan Mosaic.
BIG RED & CHEERLEADER AUTOGRAPHS: Big Red and Cardinals Cheerleaders will sign autographs on Saturday outside of section 122 starting at ##:## p.m.
HISTORICAL MERCHANDISE: Cardinals historical merchandise, which includes autographed items, will be available for purchase on the east concourse outside of section 128 to benefit Cardinals Charities.
CONCESSIONS: A wide array of food and beverage offerings will be available at locations throughout the stadium including “Cards Camp Combos” particularly intended for families.
50/50 RAFFLE: The Cardinals will host a 50/50 raffle at Saturday’s practice to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank. Registry locations will be in the main concourse at sections 107, 123 and 135 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Visit www.azcardinals.com/5050for more information.
ARIZONA CARDINALS TEAM SHOP: Cardinals merchandise will be available at the Arizona Cardinals Team Shop located at the north end of the stadium by University of Phoenix Gate 2. The store will be open and accessible from both outside and inside the stadium.
TICKETS: The Ticket Zone will be located on the east concourse outside of section 135 and will have Cardinals representatives on hand. Call (602) 379-0102 or log onto www.azcardinals.com for more information.
Have fun and Go Cardinals!