Media Interview & Event Schedule
Media Relations Contacts
John Sudsbury, 504-828-2440, Cell 504-427-7076, johns@sugarbowl.org
Melissa Stoltz, 504-828-2440, melissas@sugarbowl.org

Media Headquarters

New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl Credential Pick-up at Media Hotel - TENTATIVE
Fleur De Lis Room
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 3-6 p.m.
Dec. 29 -Jan. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 2 (Game Day), 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Credentials Will be Available at the Superdome from 3 p.m. to Halftime on Game Day.

 



Tentative Media Schedule for 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl

Tuesday, December 27
Team A Welcome..................................................................................................................................TBA

Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport (Due to TSA regulations, all attending media must: RSVP that they plan to cover, arrive one-hour before team arrival, and have government-issued photo ID).
Availability: Possible photo Op of team deplaning on tarmac followed by Head Coach at podium and two players available for one-on-ones.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA. Times could change due to travel/flight schedules.

Mult box for sound; no video feed; use own cameras.


Team B Welcome...................................................................................................................................TBA
Location: Louis Armstrong International Airport (Due to TSA regulations, all attending media must: RSVP that they plan to cover, arrive one-hour before team arrival, and have government-issued photo ID).
Availability: Possible photo Op of team deplaning on tarmac followed by Head Coach at podium and two players available for one-on-ones.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA. Times could change due to travel/flight schedules.

Mult box for sound; no video feed; use own cameras.


Wednesday, December 28
Availability subject to team discretion.


Thursday, December 29

Team A Practice/Availability.....................................................................................................................TBA

Location: TBA
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes. Selected players available for post-practice interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA.

NO MULT BOX, USE OWN CAMERAS AND MICROPHONES.


Team B Practice/Availability......................................................................................................................TBA

Location: TBA
Availability: Cameras for 15 minutes. Selected players available for post-practice interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA.
NO MULT BOX, USE OWN CAMERAS AND MICROPHONES.

Friday, December 30
Team B Offense Press Conference.......................................................................................................8:30 a.m.

Marriott at the Convention Center; Ballrooms A-F
Offensive Coordinator in Ballroom C-F for press conference for 15 minutes followed by five offensive players in Ballroom A-B for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for player


Team A Defense Press Conference.......................................................................................................9:30 a.m.

Marriott at the Convention Center; Ballrooms A-F
Defensive Coordinator in Ballroom C-F for press conference for 15 minutes followed by five defensive players in Ballroom A-B for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.


Team B Hospital Visit.................................................................................................................................TBA
Ochsner Medical Center - 1315 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, La. (5 miles from Superdome)
Photo/Video Opportunity Only - No Interviews

Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA.


Saturday, December 31
Team A Offense Press Conference........................................................................................................ 8:30 a.m.

Marriott at the Convention Center; Ballrooms A-F
Offensive Coordinator in Ballroom C-F for press conference for 15 minutes followed by five offensive players in Ballroom A-B for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.


Team B Defense Press Conference.........................................................................................................9:30 a.m.
Marriott at the Convention Center; Ballrooms A-F
Defensive Coordinator in Ballroom C-F for press conference for 15 minutes followed by five defensive players in Ballroom A-B for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.


Team A Hospital Visit.................................................................................................................................TBA
Children's Hospital - 200 Henry Clay, New Orleans (5 miles from Superdome)
Photo/Video Opportunity Only - No Interviews

Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center at TBA.


Team A Practice........................................................................................................................................TBA
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Availability: Cameras ONLY for 15 minutes. No interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center TBA.


Team B Practice.......................................................................................................................................TBA
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Availability: Cameras ONLY for 15 minutes. No interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center TBA.


Sugar Bowl Second-Line Parade................................................................................................................. TBA
Location: Pat O'Brien's, 732 St. Peter Street
Availability: Photo/Video Opportunity Only
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Allstate Sugar Bowl New Year's Eve Parade......................................................................................3:30-5 p.m.
Mardi Gras-style parade begins at Elysian Fields & Decatur, proceeds down Decatur Street, past Jackson Square and the Allstate Fan Fest, wrapping up at Canal Street.
Availability: Photo/Video Opportunity Only
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Allstate Fan Fest.................................................................................................................................12-8 p.m.
418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Sunday, January 1
Team A Head Coach Press Conference.....................................................................................................8:30 a.m.

Marriott at the Convention Center - Ballrooms C-F
Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.


Photo Opportunity................................................................................................................................8:45 a.m.
Marriott at the Convention Center - Ballrooms C-F
Head Coaches, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Allstate Insurance Representatives
ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS USE THEIR OWN CAMERAS FOR THIS SHOT.


Team B Head Coach Press Conference....................................................................................................... 9 a.m.
Marriott at the Convention Center - Ballrooms C-F
Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.


Allstate Fan Fest.................................................................................................................................12-6 p.m.
418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Team A Pep Rally.......................................................................................................................................TBA
Allstate Fan Fest, 418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Team B Pep Rally.......................................................................................................................................TBA
Allstate Fan Fest, 418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Media Party....................................................................................................................................... 8-11 p.m.
Bourbon Vieux - 501 Bourbon Street
MUST HAVE TICKET TO GAIN ACCESS

DO NOT BRING CREDENTIALS

Shuttle buses will leave hotel at 7:45, 8, 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.; will leave party at 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:30 p.m.


Monday, January 2
Pregame Media Meal...................................................................................................................3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
West Bunker Suite, First Floor, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Buses will leave for Superdome in 15 minute intervals beginning at 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.; buses will return to hotel in 15 minute intervals until 2:30 a.m.


2017 ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL...............................................................................................................7:30 p.m.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Start time could slide based on Rose Bowl.


Postgame Media Meal......................................................................................................... End of Game - 3 a.m.
Marriott at the Convention Center; Riverbend Ballroom (MUST HAVE CREDENTIALS)

 

 

9/20/16