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2021 NJSIAA High School Football Championships

  • NJSIAA High School Football Championships
  • MetLife Stadium | Get Driving Directions
  • Friday: 1:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm - Saturday: 11:00am, 2:00pm
  • $15 per car/bus

In anticipation of the NJSIAA High School Football Championships, please find important event information below. The event is rain or shine. If you have any questions, please contact MetLife Stadium at info@metlifestadium.com or 201-559-1515. Thank you and enjoy the games!

 

Buy Your Tickets In Advance: This year, tickets for the NJSIAA High School Championship at MetLife Stadium can be purchased in advance on Ticketmaster.com. Avoid waiting in ticket lines on game day and buy your tickets early. Tickets are valid for either day and are general admission. All guests over 34” must have their own ticket to enter.

 

Stadium Entry Guidelines: Guests are not required to wear a mask to enter MetLife Stadium and do not need to show proof of vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test. However, in accordance with the NJ Department of Health, it is strongly recommended, but still optional, that all guests regardless of vaccination status wear masks in indoor public spaces including restrooms, clubs, suites and elevators.

 

Event Schedule – Friday, November 26:

Parking Lots Open: 11:00 am

Ticket Trailers Open: 11:00 am

Gates Open: 12:00 pm

 

1:00 pm: Park Ridge v. Cedar Grove

4:00 pm: Cranford v. West Morris

7:00 pm: DePaul v. Red Bank Catholic

 

Event Schedule – Saturday, November 27:

Parking Lots Open: 9:00 am

Ticket Trailers Open: 9:00 am

Gates Open: 10:00 am

 

11:00 am: Caldwell v. Jefferson Township

2:00 pm: Bergen Catholic v. Don Bosco

 

Home team is listed first.

Home Team: Sections 108 - 118 East

Away Team: Sections 133 - 144 West

 

 

Ticketing Information

Buy Your Tickets In Advance: This year, tickets for the NJSIAA High School Championship at MetLife Stadium can be purchased in advance on Ticketmaster.com. Avoid waiting in ticket lines on game day and buy your tickets early.

Ticket Sales On Game Day: Tickets can be purchased at the two trailers outside the MetLife Gate beginning at 11:00 am on Friday and 9:00 am on Saturday. The trailers will remain open through halftime of the final game each day. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Ticket Policy: Tickets are general admission. All guests over 34” must have their own ticket to enter.

Ticket Prices: $12 for Adults (ages 18-64); $3 for Students (grades K-12); $3 for Seniors (ages 65+)

Re-entry Policy: Guests may not exit and re-enter the Stadium using the same ticket.

 

Parking Information/Transportation

Parking Lots: Lots E, F, G, and L are open for this event

Day of Event Parking Cost: $15 per car/bus

Parking Directions: http://www.metlifestadium.com/getting-here/directions

 

RIDESHARE: Designated rideshare pick-up and drop-off location is in Lot E. Be advised that rideshare surge pricing is often in effect after the event and larger crowds will result in longer than usual wait times for a car to arrive. Please make sure your phone is charged and ready to go if you’re planning to use one of these services!

 

METLIFE STADIUM IS NOW A CASH-FREE VENUE FOR ALL CONCESSION AND RETAIL LOCATIONS  

  • MetLife Stadium now operates cash-free. Cash is not accepted at concession stands or retail locations in the Stadium.
  • Visa is the preferred form of payment at MetLife Stadium. Pay with a debit or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover) using tap to pay, chip or swipe, or mobile payment, including Apple Pay and Google Pay.
  • For guests who bring cash to the stadium, reverse ATMs are available onsite to load cash onto a prepaid Visa debit card valid for in-stadium purchases. This service is free of charge to guests. The Visa debit card has no expiration date and can be used anywhere a Visa debit card is accepted. Reverse ATMs are located in MetLife West Hall and sections 117, 128, 149, 220a, 245a, 304, 322, 334 and 347.


Carry-In Policy

Permitted

  • All types of bags that are 12” x 12” x 12” or less in size
  • Hand sanitizer 6 oz. or less in size and disinfecting wipes
  • Rain ponchos, jackets, and blankets after being patted down or searched
  • Small portable phone chargers (no larger than an iPhone)
  • Still photography cameras with a lens that is 6" or less, handheld video cameras, tablets (iPads), and binoculars
  • Collapsible strollers
  • Handheld signs/posters/flags that are not mounted on poles or sticks, and are not commercial in nature
  • Reusable water bottles (both plastic and aluminum). Bottles must be empty upon entry. See a list of water fountain locations where bottles may be filled here.
  • Factory-sealed plastic bottles of water or soft drinks that are 20 oz. or less in size
  • Food contained in a plastic bag

One school banner will be permitted for each school.

Not Permitted

  • Any type of bag that exceeds 12” x 12” x 12” in size and any hard-sided bag or container
  • Bottles, cans, coolers
  • Umbrellas
  • Balls of any kind including beach balls, footballs, laser pointers, frisbees or potential projectiles
  • Drones, model aircraft, kites, and other remote controlled or tethered flying objects
  • Powder, balloons, fireworks
  • Selfie-sticks
  • Noise makers of any kind including cowbells, whistles, and air horns
  • Alcoholic beverages of any kind
  • Any item deemed dangerous by management

For more information on prohibited items, please see our A-Z Guide.

 

Additional Event Information

WiFi: Connect to the Free WiFi network: #MetLifeStadium_Free_WiFi

Stadium Map: http://bit.ly/2XcD96A                         

Guest Services Hotline: 201-559-1515

Guest Text Messaging Service: Type 78247, type MLS, followed by a space and your request and location (this service is only active on event day). For questions prior to the event, email us at info@metlifestadium.com

 

Tailgating and Alcohol Policy

No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises (including parking lots), as they are strictly prohibited by the NJSIAA. Spectators are free to congregate in the parking lots to enjoy food and non-alcoholic beverages before and after playoff games at MetLife Stadium. All guests, however, must adhere to the Stadium’s tailgating policies.

 

Stadium Safe – MetLife Stadium Health & Safety Protocols

The safety and well-being of our guests and team members is our top priority We are committed to providing everyone who enters MetLife Stadium a safe, clean environment with reduced touchpoints. For a full list of Stadium Safe protocols and enhancements, please visit metlifestadium.com/stadiumsafe.

  • Health Promise - By entering MetLife Stadium, you and your guests are confirming that you have not been exposed to COVID-19, you are not experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms as identified by the CDC or have a temperature of 100.4°F or greater. If you feel ill or are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, please stay home.
  • Stadium Entry Guidelines - Guests are not required to wear a mask to enter MetLife Stadium and do not need to show proof of vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test. However, in accordance with the NJ Department of Health, it is strongly recommended, but still optional, that all guests regardless of vaccination status wear masks in indoor public spaces including restrooms, clubs, suites and elevators.
  • Assumption of Risk – Notwithstanding our efforts, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and its variants exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely dangerous disease that can lead to severe illness and death. While people of all ages and health conditions have been adversely affected by COVID-19, certain people have been identified by public health authorities as having greater risk based on age and/or underlying medical conditions. No precautions can completely eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19. By entering the Stadium and Stadium grounds, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and its variants.
  • Event Staff – MetLife Stadium Event Staff are required to complete a health questionnaire and temperature check upon arrival for work. All MetLife Stadium event staff have received special training on CDC recommended guidelines and our Stadium Safe procedures


Security Screening Procedure

All guests will be subject to a courteous screening via a walk-through metal detector to ensure the highest level of safety and security.  Guests will be required to place their cell phones, cameras, keys, and all metal objects on the security table prior to walking through the metal detector. Belts and jewelry do not need to be removed. To make this process go as smoothly as possible, guests should only bring those items they absolutely need while attending the event. Please leave enough time to get to your seats; the earlier you arrive the better!

 

Code of Conduct
Guests at MetLife Stadium are encouraged to:

  • Respect each other as well as our Stadium team members and staff
  • Following instructions from Team Members regarding stadium operations and emergency procedures
  • Refrain from fighting, throwing items or using foul/abusive language or gestures
  • Keep MetLife Stadium SMOKE-FREE by only smoking on the plaza near the Stadium gates or in parking lots


General Event Tips

  • Check the weather and dress appropriately. Please be aware of the type of shoes that you wear as some do not offer as much protection or comfort when moving in a crowd.
  • Cell phones. Please remember to keep your cell phone charged.
  • Bring essentials. Please carry emergency phone numbers and list of any medical information, if applicable.
  • Use the buddy system. Stay with your friends when moving throughout the Stadium.
  • Pick a place to meet up. Please identify a place outside the Stadium to meet up with your party in the event you become separated.
  • Plan to arrive early. Try to arrive at the Stadium at least one hour before the start of the event.This will help your entry into the Stadium.
  • Report problems immediately. Please contact a uniformed Stadium team member or use the Guest Text Messaging system if you need assistance.Please do not allow someone or something to impact your experience in a negative manner.