Please be advised of the following stadium reminders for the Cardinals preseason home opener vs. the Cowboys at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
TV: KNXV-TV (ABC, Channel 15)
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TICKETS: Saturday’s game is a sellout though a limited number of tickets returned from the visiting team allotment are available for purchase. The Cardinals have sold out all 74 games they have played at University of Phoenix Stadium since it opened in August of 2006.
Cardinals season tickets are also still available. Those interested should call 602-379-0102 or visit www.azcardinals.com.
PARKING LOTS: Sportsman’s Park carparks and other game day parking lots will open four hours before kickoff for each Cardinals home game this season. Vehicles can enter starting at 9:30 AM on Saturday morning.
GREAT LAWN: The Great Lawn will open four hours prior to kickoff at 9:30 AM.
GATES OPEN: All fans should be aware that main entrance gates at University of Phoenix Stadium open 90 minutes prior kickoff. Fans can enter the stadium starting at Noon on Saturday.
NFL PUBLIC SAFETY POLICY – Use of Approved Bags: In accordance with the 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. Fans should be prepared to open their bags for inspection and may be asked by security staff to shift and possibly remove the contents. 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. For the full policy, go to http://www.azcardinals.com/bagpolicy.
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 carry-in items. Security staff will utilize a handheld metal detector to screen all fans at the security checkpoints. Security checkpoints are the busiest during the 30 minutes leading up to kickoff. Stadium gates open 90 minutes prior to the start of the game and guests are encouraged to enter early.
PROHIBITED ITEMS: All fans should be aware of items not allowed inside University of Phoenix Stadium. The 2013 University of Phoenix Stadium A-Z Guide and complete list of prohibited items can be viewed at http://www.azcardinals.com/stadium/a-to-z-guide.html
FAN CODE OF CONDUCT: The Arizona Cardinals are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all fans, both inside University of Phoenix Stadium 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 2013 University of Phoenix Stadium A-Z Guide and can be viewed at http://www.azcardinals.com/stadium/a-to-z-guide.html
TEXT MESSAGE HOTLINE NUMBER: Similar to past seasons, fans can request assistance or report Code of Conduct violations by using our game day phone and text hotlines.
• Game Day Phone Hotline: 623-433-7156
• Game Day Text Message Hotline: Text “Cards” <space> Issue and Location to 69050