2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Basics


Mercedes-Benz Superdome | January 1, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (December 30, 2017) – Clemson, from the Atlantic Coast Conference, and Alabama, from the Southeastern Conference, will be featured in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Monday, January 1, 2018, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game will be televised live by ESPN beginning at 7:45 PM CST. This year will mark the second time the Sugar Bowl has hosted a Playoff Semifinal. The 84th annual Sugar Bowl Classic will unfold before over 70,000 fans Monday night.


Ticketing Information:

Mobile Ticket Information
You will need to login to your account from your mobile device to see and save your mobile tickets.

  1. On your mobile device, Visit AllstateSugarBowl.org.
  2. Click the Mobile Tickets button
  3. Login to your account
  4. Click View to see your barcodes
  5. Swiping left and right will allow you see each ticket
  6. Save each ticket separately to your Apple Wallet or Passbook
  7. Keep your phone charged on game day

Ticket Sales – The game is officially SOLD OUT. Options remain on the secondary market but the only Verified outlet for obtaining secondary market tickets is through Ticketmaster, the Official Ticket Exchange of the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
NOTE: Children under 2 years of age do not need a ticket for this event.



Will Call – Will Call information is listed below.
| Clemson Will Call
Regular Will Call Gate H: 3:30 PM – Halftime
Player Guest Pickup Gate H: 5:30 PM – Halftime

| Alabama Will Call
Regular Will Call Gate B: 11:00 AM – Halftime
Player Guest Pickup Gate B: 5:30 PM – Halftime

| Tailgate Guys Will Call
Gate F Plaza: 12:00 PM – Until

| Sugar Bowl/SMG/VIP Will Call
Gate A Grd/SMG Box Office: 12:00 PM – End of Halftime

| Media Will Call
Gate A Ground Level (West interior lobby): 4:00 PM – Until

Gate Information:
Mercedes-Benz Superdome – All gates at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome open at 5:30 PM.
Champions Square – Champions Square will open at 3:30 PM for the Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Jam.

Security Measures:
Walk-through Metal Detectors – The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will use walk-through metal detectors at all entry gates to enhance safety and security. Prior to entering, guests are asked to remove cell phones, keys, cameras, and other large metal objects, and place them in the security bins. Do not remove belts, coins, jackets, wallets, watches or small jewelry.
Bag Policy – The clear bag policy will be in effect for the Allstate Sugar Bowl & Fan Jam. Clear bags no larger than 12” X 12” X 6″ are approved for this event. Non-clear diaper bags are prohibited. Please have all approved clear bags open and ready for screening.

Prohibited Items:
All bags are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12″ wide x 12″ height x 6″ deep, gallon size Ziploc gags (Limit 1 of either) and small clutch purses. Non-clear diaper bags are prohibited. A clear diaper bag (no larger than 12″ x 12″ x 6″) is permitted. Each member of a family, including children, is allowed to carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse into the stadium. Cans, Bottles, Weapons, Fireworks, Contraband, Video Cameras, Cameras with lens exceeding 6”, Recording Devices, Sticks/Poles/Selfie Sticks, GoPros, Beach balls, Laser Pointers, Mace, Artificial Noisemakers and Containers of any kind are prohibited on Mercedes-Benz Superdome property. Any other items determined unacceptable by management will also be prohibited.

Camera Policy:
No video cameras or cameras with professional lenses exceeding 6”.

Additional Policies

Patron Parking – Beginning at 2:30 PM, Garages 2, 5, 6 & Champions Garage will be available – $25.00
ADA Parking – Beginning at 2:30 PM, limited ADA parking will also be available in Garages 2, 5, & 6 – $25.00
NOTE: Parking is CASH ONLY.

To view Ingress & Egress Traffic Maps, click here.
To view a map of parking garages and surface lots, click here.

Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Jam – Champions Square, 3:30 PM
Get to the Dome early for a first-rate tailgate party to be held at Champions Square. The party begins three hours before kickoff and lasts until the game begins. Entry to club XLIV & Opening Act and will also be free & open to the public! This year’s performer is KARMA. The Fan Jam is FREE for fans of all ages.

2018 Official Sugar Bowl Pre Game Hospitality Event – Claiborne Club Lounge, 4:30 PM
Enjoy access to the Official Hospitality of the Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl! Claiborne Club Lounge Pregame features include Club Lounge Access, live entertainment, premium New Orleans-style food, beer, wine, multiple TVs for live game action, and stadium access 1 hour before gates open. To purchase tickets, click here.
NOTE: Allstate Sugar Bowl game ticket is required for this event.