Tentative Media Schedule for 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl

Tuesday, December 27Oklahoma Welcome, 2:15 p.m.
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: 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.


Auburn Welcome, 5:30 p.m.

Location: TBA
Availability: Photo Op of team arrival at hotel 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
Auburn Hospital Visit, 2:30 p.m.
Location: 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.


Thursday, December 29
Oklahoma Hospital Visit, 9 a.m.
Location: 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.


Auburn Practice/Availability, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
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.


Oklahoma Practice/Availability, 1:10-3:10 p.m.

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
Auburn Defense Press Conference, 2:30 p.m. (or 8 a.m.)
Location: TBA
Availability: Defensive Coordinator Kevin Steele for press conference for 15 minutes followed by Montravious Adams (DL), Jonathan Ford (DB), Joshua Holsey (DB), Carl Lawson (DL) and Tre Williams (LB) for one-on-ones.
Primary time will be 2:30 p.m., but in the event of inclement weather forcing a practice-schedule change, this press conference could be moved to 8 a.m. Check emails for final decision on December 29.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.

Oklahoma Offense Press Conference, 9:30 a.m.

Location: TBA
Availability: Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley for press conference for 15 minutes followed by Mark Andrews (TE), Orlando Brown (OL), Baker Mayfield (QB), Samaje Perine (RB) and Dede Westbrook (WR) for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for player.


Allstate Sugar Bowl/Extra Yard for Teachers Press Conference, 11 a.m.
Location: TBA
Representatives from the Allstate Sugar Bowl and Extra Yard for Teachers will make a special announcement. After the main announcement, representatives will be available for one-on-one interviews.
Electronic media uses own cameras for video, mult boxes for audio.


Saturday, December 31Auburn Offense Press Conference, 2:30 p.m. (or 8 a.m.)
Location: TBA
Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashlee for press conference for 15 minutes followed by Kerryon Johnson (RB), Alex Kozan (OL), Robert Leff (OL), Kamryn Pettway (RB) and Sean White (QB) for one-on-ones.
Primary time will be 2:30 p.m., but in the event of inclement weather forcing a practice-schedule change, this press conference could be moved to 8 a.m. Check emails for final decision on December 30.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.

Oklahoma Defense Press Conference, 9:30 a.m.
Location: TBA
Defensive Coordinator Mike Stoops for press conference for 15 minutes followed by Jordan Evans (LB), Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (LB), Steven Parker (DB), Ahmad Thomas (DB) and Jordan Wade (DL) for one-on-ones.
Electronic media takes feed for coordinator; uses own cameras for video and mult boxes for audio for players.


Auburn Practice, 11:30 a.m.
Location: TBA
Availability: Cameras ONLY for 15 minutes. No interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center TBA.


Oklahoma Practice, 1:10 p.m.

Location: TBA
Availability: Cameras ONLY for 15 minutes. No interviews.
Shuttle departs Marriott at the Convention Center TBA.


Allstate Sugar Bowl New Year's Eve Parade, 2:30-4 p.m.
Mardi Gras-style parade begins at Elysian Fields & Decatur, proceeds up 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, 12-6 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
Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops Press Conference, 8:30 a.m.
Location: TBA
Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.


Photo Opportunity, 8:45 a.m.

Location: TBA
Head Coaches, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Allstate Insurance Representatives
ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS USE THEIR OWN CAMERAS FOR THIS SHOT.


Auburn Head Coach Gus Malzahn Press Conference, 9 a.m.

Location: TBA
Electronic media takes coach audio/video feed from distribution area.


Sugar Bowl Second-Line Parade, 11:50 a.m.
Location: Pat O'Brien's, 732 St. Peter Street
Availability: Photo/Video Opportunity Only
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Allstate Fan Fest, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Oklahoma Pep Rally, 2:30 p.m.
Allstate Fan Fest, 418 North Peters Street in the French Quarter, adjacent to Jax Brewery.
There will NOT be media shuttles to this event.


Auburn Pep Rally, 4:30 p.m.

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.
Location: 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) 

 

12/26/16

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.

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