Fan photos from the New Orleans Saints vs New York Giants. Photos by Matthew Sharpe and Michael C. Herbet. (New Orleans Saints photos)
The Saints will take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Nov. 8 at Noon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. To assist fans in preparing for the game, SMG is pleased to provide the following information about Champions Square and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Champions Square will open at 8:55 a.m., along with club XLIV and Opening Act. All gates at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome open at 9:55 a.m., with the exception of Gate A Ground Level, which opens to Suite and ADA patrons at 8:55 a.m.
The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will provide the musical entertainment in Champions Square. Food and beverage will be available throughout the Square, including fan-favorite food trucks, such as Frencheeze and Diva Dawg.
Make sure to check out The New Orleans Advocate tent near Gate B exterior to sign up for your subscription and register for a chance to win a gift certificate to nflshop.com. Also stop by the Community Coffee Trolley at Gate B to receive a free cup of coffee and other prizes. Fans can also win cool prizes at the Copeland's Tailgate Toss Game near Gate B.
Join Ochsner Health System at the Saints Ochsner Pregame Experience by stopping by to get the true game day warm-up experience with one of the Elmwood Fitness Center trainers, visit the Ask the Doctor booth and let the kids enjoy the Doctors to Be photo booth. The Saints Ochsner Pregame will start at 9 a.m. near Gate H.
Pre-game in luxury at club XLIV, an indoor, upscale VIP lounge. Enjoy a premium complimentary cocktail ($10 value) with price of admission $10 (cash only). New Orleans inspired dishes are available for purchase. Admission into club XLIV provides fans a chance to win a pair of tickets to the final game of the U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour, a friendly soccer match versus China on Dec. 16 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Entrance to club XLIV is just steps away to the right of the Champions Square stage.
Opening Act is an indoor, climate controlled sports bar adjacent to the Square. The venue is free and open to the public and offers over 30 HDTVs for patrons who want to pre-game in an exciting, air-conditioned environment.
Fans can also meet former New Orleans Saints wide receiver and special teams star Rich Mauti for autographs and photos in the Saints Hall of Fame Museum from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Located at Gate B on the Plaza Level, the Museum opens at 9 a.m. and will remain open for 45 minutes after the game. Admission on game day is free for all ticket holders.
Be sure to try your arm at the Chevron football toss near Gate D and get a Saints-Chevron rally towel and NFL approved bag.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will open the I-10 West on-ramp from West Stadium Dr. (West side of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome) exclusively for the Saints vs. Titans game on Nov. 8. To view an egress map for this game, click here. The ramp is expected to open permanently later this year. For any inquiries regarding the I-10 West ramp, please visit the LADOTD’s website or contact 1-877-4LA-DOTD (452-3683).
Patrons should allow for extra time to enter the stadium due to the NFL's security measures. Security at all entrances for both the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Champions Square will include metal-detecting wands, and the NFL's clear bag policy will be enforced. Bags are restricted to one clear vinyl/plastic bag (12" x 12" x 6") per person, and one small clutch purse (6.5" x 4.5" maximum size). The small clutch can be taken in with the larger clear plastic bag, or separately.