The 2021 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic will be played Friday, January 1, 2021 at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Deadline to apply for credentials: Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
Before applying for credentials, please review our official credential policies.
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Media headquarters will be the Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center which is located in downtown New Orleans at 859 Convention Center Blvd., approximately one mile from the Superdome. All press conferences, except for media day and post-game, will be held at the media hotel. Hospitality and work room areas will be provided for appropriate media outlets. The media hotel will have a media workroom with complimentary wireless internet.
Official press conferences will begin after team arrivals. There will NOT be a morning-after press conference for the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
A car will NOT be necessary as there will be shuttles to all off-site locations, including the game. Valet parking is available at the hotel at a rate of $44. A taxi from the airport is approximately $40 and an airport shuttle is also available for $24 each way. The hotel is also located within walking distance to the French Quarter and other attractions. Taxis, Uber and Lyft are readily available.