Credential RequestsThe 81st Annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic will be played Thursday, January 1, 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. This game will be one of the first College Football Playoff Semifinal games.
Official press conferences will begin after team arrivals. There will NOT be a morning-after press conference for the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Room blocks have been reserved at the Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center for approved members of the media covering the game. Room reservations must be booked online when applying for credentials to receive the discounted media rate ($199, plus 13% for taxes and a $2 per night occupancy tax). There is a three-night minimum stay guarantee for all rooms.
Valet parking is available at the hotel at a rate of $38. A taxi from the airport is approximately $35 and an airport shuttle is also available for $18 each way. A car will NOT be necessary as there will be shuttles to all off-site locations, including the game. The hotel is also located within walking distance to the French Quarter and other attractions. Taxis are plentiful.