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 Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship Information

National Band Championship

University of Phoenix Stadium
Site of the

Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship
  The Facility  
Date Built 2006
Arizona Sports & Tourism Authority
(Global Spectrum)
Surface Grass
Cost of Construction $370.6 million
Stadium Financing Public/Private
The Arizona Sports & Tourism Authority is contributing $266.6 million and the Arizona Cardinals are contributing $104 million.
Naming Rights The University of Phoenix paid $154 million for 20 years.
Former Name(s) Cardinals Stadium (2006)
  Other Facts  
Tenants Arizona Cardinals
(NFL) 2006-Present
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (BCS)
Population Base 3,300,000
On Site Parking 16,000
Nearest Airport Sky Harbor International (PHX)
Retired Numbers #8 Larry Wilson
#77 Stan Mauldin
#88 J.V. Cain
#99 Marshall Goldberg
Football 63,000 to 73,000
Luxury Suites 88 Suites
Club Seats 7,400
Start time for the FINALS this year is 3:00 PM
All bands are given a maximum of 15 minutes from start time until the time all equipment is completely off the field.
Your band has been assigned the necessary field passes for the event.

Once you arrive at University of Phoenix Stadium, a Fiesta Bowl Official-will meet your band and direct you to your designated unloading area.

NOTE FOR PIT EQUIPMENT TRUCKS: these vehicles will park in the Loading Dock of the Stadium with easy access to the field. THE FIESTA BOWL WILL SEND YOU A DETAILED MAP OF THIS AREA.

Timing for warm up and staging, performance, etc., will be supplied to you on a detailed schedule from the Fiesta Bowl.
Once your performance is over, the FIESTA BOWL OFFICIALS will lead you to the photography area for pictures. Once this is done, you will be able to return to your buses to repack instruments.
At this time your Director will advise the entire group about going back into the stadium to watch the rest of the performances.
All RETREAT information will be sent to you and discussed at the Band Director's Breakfast.

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