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Welcome to Frisco, Texas, one of the fastest growing cities in the country and new home to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game! You'll find we are a "can-do" city with a creative approach and vision for our future, and an integral part of that future is sports.
Within minutes of Pizza Hut Park, home field for the championship game, you can enjoy some of the finest sports venues in the country, more than 8 million square feet of retail and dining, and hundreds of pieces of art and sculpture that capture the heritage and the talent of Texas and international artists.
We are proud to be home to the Frisco RoughRiders AA affiliate to the Texas Rangers; FC Dallas major league soccer team; Texas Legends NBA D League; and Texas Tornado NAHL hockey team. The Dallas Stars call Frisco home with their corporate office and official practice ice located in the Dr Pepper Arena.
Frisco is easily accessible from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field Airport, surrounded by major interstate highways, and close to an entire region full of attractions from "cowboys to culture."
We have a variety of exceptional award-winning hotels, a spectrum of dining opportunities and the warm Texas welcome we can promise you every time you visit our city. We hope you will enjoy the excitement of the Football Championship Game at Pizza Hut Park and plan to return to Frisco often!
For more information on all there is to see and do in Frisco, go to www.VisitFrisco.com or call us at (877) GoFrisco for an Official Visitor's Guide to Frisco, and our Shop Frisco Savings book.
- Ticket requests should be directed to the Pizza Hut Park box office at (469) 365-0000.
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- City of Frisco and Frisco Economic Development Corporation
One of the fastest growing cities in the country, the City of Frisco is ranked among the 'Top 10 Best Places to Relocate' in 2009 by Forbes.com. In 2008, Money Magazine names Frisco one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Live' and today, more than 106,000 people call Frisco home. The City of Frisco is a family friendly community with a reputation for innovative public-private partnerships promoting economic development and tourism. Frisco defines "Progress in Motion". Frisco is home to Major League Soccer's FC Dallas; the Frisco RoughRiders, a AA affiliate of the Texas Rangers; Texas Tornado, Junior League Hockey, as well as the home ice for the NHL's Dallas Stars headquarters and training facility. Plus, and NBA D-League team will begin play in Frisco for the 2010-11 season. www.friscotexas.gov | www.friscoedc.com
- Southland Conference
An NCAA Division I athletic conference, the Southland consists of 12 member universities in three states: Central Arkansas, Lamar, McNeese State, Nicholls, Northwestern State, Sam Houston State, Southeastern Louisiana, Stephen F. Austin, UT Arlington, UTSA, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Texas State. Founded in 1963, the Southland Conference sponsors 17 championship sports -- nine for men and eight for women. The membership of the Southland Conference encompasses more than 180,000 current students and an alumni base of approximately 920,000. www.southland.org
- Pizza Hut Park and FC Dallas
Completed in August 2005, Pizza Hut Park is the first large-scale sports facility of its type in the United States. The combination of a world-class stadium and a sports park make Pizza Hut Park one of the best and most unique sports facilities in the world. Included in the facility is the state-of-the-art pro stadium, along with 17 championship quality soccer fields located just north of the stadium. The 117-acre development is used more than 300 days a year, hosting Major League Soccer matches, U.S. Men's and Women's National Team matches, major concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. www.pizzahutpark.com
FC Dallas became a charter member club of Major League Soccer on June 6, 1995. Formally known as the Dallas Burn, FC Dallas won the 1997 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and reached the finals in 2005 and 2007. In January 2008, the FC Dallas organization was recognized as the 2007 Frisco Business of the Year. www.fcdallas.com
- Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Frisco, focusing on enhancing the economic vitality of the city through meetings, conventions, leisure travel and premier sporting events. The CVB markets Frisco as a year-round destination, generating awareness and positive economic impact. www.visitfrisco.com
- Frisco Chamber of Commerce
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is an organization that exists to "enhance Frisco's quality of life by welcoming, uniting and promoting business." The Frisco Chamber of Commerce membership exceeds 1,250 area businesses that provide goods and services to the growing, bustling economy in Frisco. www.friscochamber.com
Driving Directions to Frisco
- From: Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Take the North exit out of DFW Airport and continue on Hwy 121 North (Sam Rayburn Tollway). This is a cashless tollway, so no need for change. You will continue north for approximately 22 miles and Hwy 121 runs along the southern boundary of Frisco. For the Westin and Sheraton hotels, exit Legacy Drive, for all remaining hotels except Comfort Suites, exit Parkwood Blvd. For Comfort Suites, exit the Dallas North Tollway and stay on the frontage road (Dallas Parkway) for approximately 5 miles. Comfort Suites is just north of Main Street on Dallas Parkway.
- From: Love Field Airport (home of Southwest Airlines)
Take a left out of the airport property onto Mockingbird Lane; this road will reach a Y -- stay to the right on Mockingbird Lane. Stay on Mockingbird to the Dallas North Tollway and head north (left) and merge onto the Tollway. Approximate cost of tolls into Frisco: $4.40. Exit Hwy 121 and go south (left) at the light and stay on frontage road to Legacy Drive for Westin/Sheraton. Exit Gaylord Parkway and take a right (east) for all hotels except Comfort Suites. Stay on Dallas North Tollway heading north and exit Main Street for Comfort Suites.
- From Interstate 35 Southbound from Oklahoma
From I-35 South, head east on TX 288 Loop. Take the US 377/US 380 ramp to Decatur/McKinney. Turn left at E. University Dr./US 380 and head east on US 380/University. Take a right on Dallas North Tollway and head southbound. Approximate toll cost to Gaylord Parkway is $2.18. For Comfort Suites, exit Main Street and make a U-turn to northbound Dallas Parkway frontage road. For Westin and Sheraton hotels, exit Main Street, take a right on Main (west) and left on Legacy Drive (south) for approximately 5 miles. All other hotels stay southbound on Dallas North Tollway to Gaylord Parkway.
- From US 75 Central Expressway Southbound from Oklahoma
Take US 380/University Drive and head west from US 75. Take Preston Road (Hwy 289) southbound from US 380, will have multiple lights but no tolls. Or, take Dallas North Tollway southbound (left) from US 380. Approximate toll cost to Gaylord Parkway is $2.18 For Comfort Suites, exit Main Street and make a U-turn to northbound Dallas Parkway frontage road. For Westin and Sheraton hotels, exit Main Street, take a right on Main (west) and left on Legacy Drive (south) for approximately 5 miles. All other hotels stay southbound on Dallas North Tollway to Gaylord Parkway.
Frisco offers award-winning hotels in a variety of price ranges. All of the hotels in Frisco are within a 5-mile range of Pizza Hut Park. One hotel, the Comfort Suites, is immediately adjacent to Pizza Hut Park.
The Westin Stonebriar
- Address: 1549 Legacy Drive, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 668-8000
- Website: www.westinstonebriar.com
The Westin Stonebriar offers an upscale yet comfortable atmosphere for business gatherings and high-tech conferences, or a weekend getaway, all located amid acres of peace and quiet, just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas. Featuring outstanding dining, first class accommodations, and an award winning Tom Fazio 18-hole championship golf course, this unique hotel is the ideal getaway.
Embassy Suites Hotel and Frisco Conference Center
- Address: 7600 John Q Hammons Drive, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 712-7200
- Website: www.embassysuitesfrisco.com
This 330 room all suite hotel, and attached conference center, is a fantastic addition to the fine hotels and resorts that Frisco has to offer. A perfect balance of business and home-like amenities await you, with complimentary cooked to order breakfast and evening managers reception, Spa Botanica day spa, and one of the finest meeting facilities in Texas. The Frisco Conference Center offers more than 90,000 square feet of flexible space, complete with high speed internet access, full video production and conferencing capabilities, on site audio visual staff and a full service Business Center.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas/Frisco
- Address: 3240 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (214) 618-0111
- Website: www.dallasfrisco.homewoodsuites.com
Welcome Home to the Homewood Suites by Hilton, Dallas/Frisco, where you can indulge in home-like conveniences within a modern hotel. Enjoy a daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast buffet, complimentary high-speed internet services, an outdoor heated private pool and spa, fully equipped kitchens, and HD flat-screen televisions, just to name a few. Guests staying Monday through Thursday can also partake in our evening Welcome Home reception featuring a light meal and beverages. Ask about our group and wedding rates.
- Address: 3202 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 668-6011
- Website: www.aloftfrisco.com
This new Starwood brand hotel features a unique combination of amenities and an upscale atmosphere. The hotel has 136 guest rooms featuring ultra comfortable signature beds, oversized spa shower, custom amenities by Bliss spa and a plug and play connectivity station. The wxyz bar offers chic furnishings, 24/7 pantry and much more.
Hampton Inn & Suites
- Address: 3199 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 712-8400
- Website: www.hamptoninn.com
The Hampton Inn & Suites offers the warm and inviting atmosphere of a comfortable country lodge. With features such as hand-laid mosaic tile, fireplace and gas carriage lights, hand crafted wood features and Italian stone floors, it will be easy to see why the hotel has a well-earned reputation for business as well as pleasure. A myriad of amenities such as complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, spacious guest rooms with custom crafted furnishings and complimentary high speed internet access add to the comfort of your stay.
The Sheraton Stonebriar
- Address: 5444 State Highway 121, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 668-8700
- Website: www.sheratonstonebriar.com
The Sheraton Stonebriar joins its sister hotel -- The Westin Stonebriar Resort -- on the resort grounds at Stonebriar Commons. The Sheraton features upscale, full-service offerings and 119 rooms of four-diamond style amenities, including Sheraton's signature Sweet Sleeper bed and "Welcoming Warmth" scent. New restaurant, retail, and spa service offerings within walking distance compliment the Sheraton Stonebriar's proximity to Frisco's Hall Office Park and Plano's Legacy Park development.
Comfort Suites at Frisco Square
- Address: 9700 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 668-9700
- Website: www.comfortsuites.com
This 109 all suite hotel will feature amenities including daily complimentary breakfast, 32" flat panel high-definition LCD TV's, wired and wireless high speed internet, granite bathroom finishes, plush pillow top mattresses with luxurious thread count bedding, 1,500 s.f. of meeting space, fitness center, business center and an indoor pool. The Comfort Suites is adjacent to Pizza Hut Park , just off the Tollway, and is less than a mile from Frisco Square and Frisco City Hall.
Hilton Garden Inn
- Address: 7550 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (469) 362-8485
- Website: www.hiltongardeninn.com
Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, mid-priced brand that strives to ensure today's busy travelers have everything they need to be most productive on the road -- from complimentary Wi-Fi high-speed Internet access in all guestrooms and secure remote printing to the hotel's complimentary 24-hour business center to getting the perfect night's sleep on the Garden Sleep System bed. So whether on the road for personal or business reasons, Hilton Garden Inn offers the amenities and services for travelers to sleep deep, work smart, eat well and stay fit.
Holiday Inn Frisco
- Address: 3400 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco, Texas 7034
- Phone: (972) 668-5959
- Website: www.ichotelsgroup.com
The Holiday Inn Stonebriar is an upscale hotel with a contemporary decor and many guest amenities. Guests can enjoy a full service on-site restaurant and lounge, outdoor pool, business center, fitness facility and several meeting rooms. The hotel offers 120 state of the art comfortable guest rooms equipped with plasma screen televisions, coffee makers and data ports.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
- Address: 4220 Preston Rd., Frisco, Texas 7034
- Phone: (972) 668-9400
- Website: www.ichotelsgroup.com
The Holiday Inn Express hotel is centrally located in the middle of everything Frisco has to offer! Whether you're here for work, or visiting the area, the Holiday Inn Express can meet your needs. Spacious guest rooms, Whirlpool Suites, and complimentary breakfast are just a few of the many amenities offered. And, you are walking distance to shopping and dining!
Pizza Hut Park parking lots open at noon on Jan. 7. Any Platinum parking lot customers must enter the appropriate lot at the entrance indicated on their parking pass and follow the directions given by the parking attendants. All other parking lots for the 2010 NCAA Division I Football Championship are $10 and are on a first come first serve basis. Parking for Pizza Hut Park events is permitted only in designated parking lots. Anyone parking in areas other than designated lots may be ticketed and/or towed.
- Tailgate Town
Tailgate Town will be located in the Gold parking lot. Pre-event tailgating is permitted if conducted in a safe and respectful manner and does not disrupt other fans, interfere with normal parking procedures or extend into additional spaces. Outside food companies are not permitted to deliver catering orders for tailgate activities. All tailgating activities must comply with proper fan decorum. No open flame grills allowed. Propane tanks are permitted on Pizza Hut Park grounds, but charcoal and lighter fluid are NOT permitted.
- RV and Camper policies
RV and Camper parking will be available in the Green Preferred parking lot. The maximum numbers of parking spots available to purchase for RV and camper parking is 4 marked parking spots. There are no RV hook ups, electrical, or plumbing available at Pizza Hut Park. All RV's and campers must be removed from the parking grounds no later than the day after the event. There is no re-entry to allow you in and out of the lot, once you are parked you must leave your vehicle. There is no holding of parking spaces for others. There is absolutely no dumping of gray or black water on Pizza Hut Park grounds. Any destruction of Pizza Hut Park Property is grounds for removable from Park and you will be liable for any damages incurred.
- Golf Carts / ATVs / Motorcycles
Golf carts are allowed to be brought into Pizza Hut Park parking lots. Intoxicated drivers can be cited by police. Four-wheelers, three-wheelers, any ATV's or RTV's are not allowed to be brought on to Pizza Hut Park grounds. Motorcycles are permitted on Pizza Hut Park grounds only as a means of transportation to and from show, and are not permitted as a means of transportation between parking lots.
(Golf Carts are the only means of motorized transportation allowed on Pizza Hut Park grounds to travel between parking lots.)
Domestic pets are permitted in Pizza Hut Park parking lots, however pets must be kept on a leash at all times and their owners must pick up and dispose of pet waste in a trash receptacle. No pets are allowed inside stadium.
- Intoxicated Guests
All guests at Pizza Hut Park are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe and responsible means of transportation before leaving the facility. Any guest who is intoxicated/impaired entering Pizza Hut Park will be denied entry to the facility. Any guests found intoxicated/impaired within Pizza Hut Park and causing a disturbance, determined by management will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences, such as arrest.
Pizza Hut Park Stadium Security
- Automated Teller Machines
Pizza Hut Park has five Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). Inside the stadium there are ATMs located on the North, East and West concourses as well as one inside the Stadium Club. Additionally there is one located outside of the South gate. There is also an ATM located in the soccer complex at the Dr Pepper Victory Center.
- Box Office
The Main Box Office is located on the North side of the stadium at Pizza Hut Park. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or six hours prior to the event.
- Will Call
Will Call is located on the North side of the stadium at the main Box Office. You must provide your own picture ID when picking up Will Call tickets.
- Payment Options
The Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and cash.
- Camera / Video Equipment
Cameras and hand-held video cameras are permitted in the stadium provided they do not obstruct the view of other spectators or interfere with traffic in stadium walkways. No images captured during the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game may be used for commercial purposes without the written consent of the NCAA. Persons who violate this policy may be liable for intellectual property infringement. Guests may contact Pizza Hut Park in advance of an event to find out the specific policy for that event by calling (214) 705-6700 or e-mailing customerservice@FCDallas.com.
Guests are prohibited from wearing any clothing displaying profane or offensive material. Guests wearing prohibited clothing may be denied entry into the facility until the profane or offensive material is no longer visible. Guests found within the facility wearing clothing displaying items that can be construed as profane, or offensive, will be asked to provide a solution where the items will no longer be displayed. If no solution can be found or the solution does not meet the satisfaction of management, the guest may be ejected from the facility.
- Code of Conduct
All Pizza Hut Park guests are expected to maintain reasonable and appropriate behavior at all times. Any behavior defying the code of conduct, as determined by facility management can result in ejection and possible arrest. Guests who are ejected from the facility will not receive a refund for their ticket(s) or be compensated in any way. Inappropriate behavior includes, but is not limited to:
- Standing on chairs/seats
- Entering a seating area without the correct ticket
- Drunk and/or disorderly conduct
- Fighting or challenging others to fight
- Interference with the event or participants of the event in any way
- Throwing, tossing or discharging any object within the facility
- Kicking or throwing balls or other hard objects
- Using profanity and/or other offensive, racial, obscene, or abusive gestures or language toward or in reference to student-athletes, coaches, referees, fans, performers or staff members
- Disturbing other guests' enjoyment of the event
- Violating Pizza Hut Park rules, regulations or policies
- Violating any local, state or federal laws
Note: Streamers/confetti may be thrown in times of celebration of your team's success. Streamers or confetti thrown at student-athletes, coaches, referees or any event staff is considered prohibited behavior.
Pizza Hut Park management and the NCAA reserve the right to deny entry of any guest displaying inappropriate behavior, as determined by facility/event management. For event-specific policies, please contact Customer Service at (214) 705-6700 or customerservice@FCDallas.com.
See "Prohibited Items."
Pizza Hut Park has 10 permanent concession stands and plenty of portable concession kiosks throughout the stadium. Concession stands offer a wide assortment of specialty foods such as, pizza, chicken wings, barbeque, and Mexican food. There are also plenty of your fan favorites like hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, and soda. You may use cash and/or credit cards at the fixed concessions locations and cash only at the portable locations. Hours of operation for concession sales within Pizza Hut Park will vary depending on the schedule of events.
- Credit Cards
Credit cards are accepted throughout Pizza Hut Park. Credit cards may be used at the box office, merchandise stands and most concession stands. Accepted cards include: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
- Diaper Changing Stations
Diaper changing stations are located in all men's, women's and family restrooms.
- Disabled Accommodations
Pizza Hut Park and the NCAA are committed to providing every guest with comfortable and enjoyable experience at its facility. Pizza Hut Park meets all ADA requirements. Please contact us ahead of time if you need any special accommodations. All ADA seats are located at the top of the seating bowl (Sections 105-132, Row 31).
- Drinking Fountains
Drinking fountains are located throughout the main concourse and suite levels of the stadium.
Attending an event at Pizza Hut Park should be an enjoyable and safe experience for all. It is our goal to avoid ejections or arrests. However, it is of primary importance that each guest is able to enjoy a quality experience while in attendance. Therefore, a code of conduct will be enforced that emphasizes good sportsmanship and generally accepted standards of behavior. Suite holders are responsible for the actions of their guests and are subject to cancellation of tickets. See "Code of Conduct".
Guests with disabilities, or temporary conditions, that prevent them from using stairwells and need access to the field must enter through the East gate and notify a Pizza Hut Park employee. This employee will make arrangements to use the Eastside elevator. This elevator is not for public use and may only be used by request and escort only. If entering through any other gate, please go to Guest Services for this request, located on the Northeast corner of the stadium, next to First Aid.
- Emergency Evacuation
In the unlikely event that an emergency situation would require the stadium to be evacuated, instructions will be relayed via the public address system. If such circumstances arise, please remain calm, use common sense and follow any instructions as they are announced. In the event that the PA system is unavailable, please proceed toward the nearest Pizza Hut Park employee for further instruction.
- Family Restrooms
Family Restrooms are private restrooms available only for families. These facilities also contain changing tables for use by families with small children. There are eight family restrooms on the main concourse level located behind Sections 102, 113, 120, 124, 132, and the North East concourse. For your additional convenience all public restroom facilities also have diaper-changing stations.
- Field Access Policy
Stadium guests are not permitted access to the playing field at any time unless they have the appropriate credentials or tickets. Anyone entering the field without proper credentials before, during or after the game is subject to removal from the stadium and arrest.
Any guests involved in physical or verbal altercations are subject to ejection and arrest. See "Code of Conduct".
- First Aid
If you require medical assistance within the stadium, please contact the nearest Pizza Hut Park employee or proceed to the First Aid station located in the Northeast building next to the FCDallasGear.com team shop.
- Food and Beverage
The following items may not be brought into the facility:
- Glass or plastic bottles of any kind
- Outside food or beverages of any kind
- Aluminum cans/metal cans of any kind
Guests may dispose of or return to their vehicles any unauthorized items prior to entering into the facility. Items will not be stored, secured or kept for return by Pizza Hut Park.
For special dietary needs, infant needs, and medical concerns, please contact Customer Service. Please contact Customer Service at (214) 705-6700 or customerservice@FCDallas.com for specific event policies.
- Guest Services
Guest Services is located on the Northeast concourse of the stadium. Services offered at Guest Services include:
- Guest/General information assistance
- Lost and Found
- Resolution of ticket issues
- Guest feedback forms
- Stroller check-in
- Ticket relocations
In addition, Guest Service staff is located throughout the facility to provide information and assistance.
- Handicap Seating and Parking Policy
For the NCAA Division I Football Championship game, handicap seating is available at the top Row 31 of Sections: 105-132. Please see "Elevator" section for specific instructions for access. Handicap parking spaces are available in each parking lot on a first come, first served basis. Pizza Hut Park meets all ADA requirements.
- Intoxicated Guests
All guests at the NCAA Division I Football Championship game are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe and responsible means of transportation before leaving the facility. Any guest who is intoxicated/impaired entering Pizza Hut Park will be denied entry to the facility. Any guests found intoxicated / impaired within Pizza Hut Park and causing a disturbance, determined by management will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences, such as arrest.
- Lost and Found
There are two Lost and Found collection points at Pizza Hut Park. In the stadium, if you find an item that is not yours, please take it to Guest Services. The Guest Services center is located in the Northeast building next to the FCDallasGear.com Team Shop.
The Security office window is also available for lost and found items, which is located at the Northeast corner of the stadium across from section 133. If you find/lose an item within the Soccer Park Complex, those items are collected in the concession stand located at Dr Pepper Victory Center in the center of the Soccer Park.
After an event, guests wishing to inquire about the possibility of retrieving a lost item after an event should either call (214) 705-6700 or email customerservice@FCDallas.com. Guests wanting to claim a found item must be ready to positively identify their item.
Lost and found items will be logged and kept by Customer Service for 14 calendar days. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity after this holding period.
- Lost Children
Customer Service suggests that a parent/guardian place a ticket stub inside each child's pocket or sock to assist Pizza Hut Park staff in locating a child's group in the event of separation. Separated children and parents should contact the nearest Pizza Hut Park employee or go to Guest Services located in the Northeast building by the FCDallasGear.com Team Shop that will be open from gate opening to thirty minutes after event end time.
- Marketing / Sponsorship / Pamphlets
No unapproved marketing will be allowed on Pizza Hut Park property. This includes but is not limited to:
- Unauthorized distribution of literature, business cards, flyers, handouts of any kind, pamphlets, other written forms, etc.
- Placing of any unapproved material on car windshields
- Chanting or shouting words associated with commercial advertising
- Wearing clothing in a manner intended to advertise
- Possessing banners, flags, signs, or posters displaying words or pictures associated with commercial advertising
- Product sampling of any kind
All cases are subject to review and decision by facility/event management. Guests found to be marketing may be subject to ejection and removal from Pizza Hut Park.
Guests found passing out literature or any written forms of unauthorized marketing will be asked to collect all pieces of marketing handed out and dispose of them in the trash. If necessary, the guest or marketing company is subject to being billed by Pizza Hut Park for any additional clean-up costs.
Guest / companies repeatedly found marketing on property might be cited with trespassing.
Service animals (i.e. guide dogs) are the only pets allowed into Pizza Hut Park and Pizza Hut Park complex.
- Press / Media Entrance
The Press/Media entrance is located on the West side of the stadium. Access is restricted to credentialed press and media only. Approved media may pick up their credentials at the NCAA Media Hotel, the Comfort Inn & Suites, adjacent to Pizza Hut Park. The Media Entrance opens up three hours prior to kickoff on game day, at which time they may enter the stadium.
- Profanity / Offensive Language and Gestures
See "Code of Conduct".
- Prohibited Items
The NCAA and Pizza Hut Park, in conjunction with Frisco law enforcement officials, are dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment in which to enjoy the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. Police officers are stationed near each entrance gate and all persons entering the stadium are subject to search and questioning. Full cooperation with the authorities is appreciated and will help speed the progression of the lines.
Items not permitted into the facility:
- Weapons of any kind (e.g., knives (including pocket knives), pepper spray, stun-guns, slingshots, concealed weapons, firearms etc.)
- Fireworks of any kind (including smoke bombs and flares)
- No glass or plastic bottles, cans, coolers, containers, outside food or beverages of any kind
- Bags larger than 12" x 12" x 12"
- Air horns, whistles, seat cushions with backs
- Illegal drugs or chemicals
- Laser pointers
- Inflated Balls
- Animals (except service animals)
- Un-approved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
- Skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, roller shoes, etc.
Anyone with an item that does not pass security measures will be asked to either take the item back to their vehicle or dispose of it before entering Pizza Hut Park. Purses, backpacks, fanny packs, diaper bags or any other bags may be brought into the stadium, but will be searched at the bag inspection area. Please be aware that prohibited items, policies and security parameters may be modified from event to event as security levels change. Please contact Customer Service at (214) 705-6700 or customerservice@FCDallas.com for stadium policies during special events.
Pizza Hut Park is the first Green-Friendly sports venue in Texas. Please recycle your empty plastic bottles or cups in any of the "Kick in to Win" recycling bins located throughout the facility.
All restrooms throughout Pizza Hut Park are wheelchair accessible. The following is a list of areas where restrooms are located:
- Men, Women and Family restrooms are inside Dr. Pink field, or located at the Dr. Pepper Victory Plaza
Main Concourse Level:
- Women -- Behind Sections 101, 111, 113, 119, 123, 130, and 133 (North East Concourse)
- Men -- Behind Sections 102, 111, 114, 120, 124, 131, 133 (North East Concourse)
- Family -- Behind Sections 102, 113, 120, 124, 132, North East Concourse
- Women -- Adjacent to Suite Level access stairs
- Men -- Adjacent to Suite Level access stairs
- Women -- Across from Suite 15
- Men -- Across from Suite 16
- Seat Numbering System
The sections are numbered from the Northwest corner of the stadium (section 100) and increases in a counter-clockwise direction (ends with section 133).
Viewed from the field, seats are numbered from right to left and rows are numbered from the bottom beginning with 1. There are some exceptions with the South corners of the stadium in Sections 113 and 121 rows in these sections start at 8. There are 30 rows in most sections. Seats in Sections 112-121 are bench seats with backs. All other seats are stadium style seats with cup holders.
- Smoking Policy
Smoking is not permitted anywhere within Pizza Hut Park.
Strollers are permitted for younger children. As a safety measure, we ask that you check the stroller at Guest Services located in the Northeast building next to the FCDallasGear.com Team Shop that will be open from gate opening to thirty minutes after event end time.
- Throwing Objects / Projectiles
Throwing objects within the facility or onto the field is strictly prohibited. Guest found throwing any object within the facility will be ejected and subject to arrest. See "Code of Conduct".
Umbrellas may not be brought into the stadium due to obstruction to other fans and safety concerns. In the event of inclement weather, guests are encouraged to bring appropriate apparel such as raincoats, pullovers or ponchos. See "Prohibited Items" for more information.
- Wheelchair Seating
Pizza Hut Park contains seats for wheelchairs as well as seats for companions. Wheelchair accommodations are available within each price category and wheelchair access is provided to specially designated restrooms, ticket windows, and concession stands. All wheelchair seating is at the top of each section. For all ADA patrons that have purchased tickets on the floor for concerts at Pizza Hut Park, please see "Elevator" section for detailed instructions.
For questions or concerns regarding these policies please see Guest Services located at the Northeast building or you can contact a Pizza Hut Park representative at (214) 705-6700.
City of Frisco
DFW is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Frisco (approximately a 30-minute drive)
DAL is located approximately 25 miles south of Frisco (approximately a 30-minute drive)
Enterprise is the official rental car agency of the NCAA.
- Yellow Cab
To make ground travel arrangements with Dallas Yellow Cab please call (800) 444-6400 for cab service or (866) 903-1900 for shuttle service.
- Super Shuttle
To make airport shuttle arrangements with Super Shuttle please call (800) 258-3826).
- A number of additional options for ground transportation exist for both airports.
Frisco offers a variety of entertainment options, including 4 entertainment centers, over 150 sculptures and pieces of art on public display, and a new Heritage Museum depicting the past 100+ years of Frisco's history. In addition, you have the entire Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex full of attractions, first class museums and cowboy heritage.
Frisco is home to more than 8 million square feet of retail and dining, including Stonebriar Centre, IKEA, The Centre at Preston Ridge and much more. Unique boutiques can be found along historic Main Street in Frisco, 13 day spas and four golf courses for a relaxing day, and live entertainment options abound.
- Entertainment Centers
Dave & Busters
- Address: At Stonebriar Centre -- 2601 Preston Road, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (214) 387-0915
- Website: www.daveandbusters.com
Whether you're looking for a great meal, a lively bar atmosphere, world class billiards and shuffleboard, or state-of-the-art video arcade, you can find it all at Dave & Busters. Great for individuals, group outings or corporate events.
- Address: 8789 Lebanon Road, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 668-5263
- Website: www.strikz.com
A family entertainment center which features 32 bowling lanes, laser tag, video arcade, billiards and more. Strikz specializes in corporate outings, birthday parties and just plain fun!
- Address: The Centre at Preston Ridge (directly across from Super Target) -- 3251 Preston Rd. No. 1400, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (214) 618-9800
- Website: www.gattitownfrisco.com
"Eat up the Fun" at the newest entertainment center in Frisco. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet which includes pizza, pasta, and desserts, a 50-item salad and beverage bar, 230 amusement rides and interactive games, party and meeting rooms, 12-horse carousel, and big screen televisions!
Main Event USA
- Address: 9375 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (469) 362-7227
- Website: www.maineventusa.net
This 65,000 square foot, family-friendly facility appeals to kids at heart of all ages with 12 regulation pool tables, 10 meeting/party rooms, Main St. Cafe, two full service bars, shuffleboard, blackjack and Texas hold'em (for fun), 28 lanes of bowling, two-story laser tag, 2 story gravity ropes course, over 100 video and redemption games, glow in the dark miniature golf and more!
- Address: 6455 Page Street, Frisco, Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 292-5665
- Website: www.friscomuseum.com
A living monument that collects, preserves and recreates the history of Frisco, Texas, has opened its doors as a tourist destination. The Heritage Museum is a two-story, 18,000 square foot complex designed to showcase ageless artifacts and objects that hold many stories of life long ago in a western railroad town and some of the traditions that have endured over the years. The interactive museum featuring hands-on exhibits will allow visitors to understand how the early citizens of Frisco lived, worked, and played. A living village has been recreated with replicas of the Lebanon Baptist Church, a one room school house, a log cabin, the Smith Muse house, and the Frisco Train Depot.
Texas Sculpture Garden and International Art
- Address: 6801 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco Texas 75034
- Phone: (972) 377-1100
- Website: www.texassculpturegarden.com
You'll find the largest private collection of Texas sculptures on public display without a charge in Hall Office Park at Gaylord and the Dallas North Tollway. 40 large-scale pieces, all owned by Craig Hall, are featured in the sculpture park with an additional 100 pieces of artwork presented in and around the Office Park.
- Dallas-Ft. Worth Area Attractions: www.dallasfortworthandbeyond.com
- The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza -- (214) 747-6660 | www.jfk.org
- Dallas Museum of Nature and Science -- (214) 421-3466 | www.natureandscience.org
- Dallas World Aquarium -- (214) 720-2224 | www.dwazoo.com
- Billy Bob's Texas -- (817) 624-7117 | www.billybobstexas.com
- National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame -- (817) 336.4475 | www.cowgirl.net
- Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth -- (817) 738-9215 | www.themodern.org