FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Memories will be made and the champions will be crowned when the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Football Championships, presented by Cross Insurance, travel to Foxborough on Wednesday December 1, Thursday December 2 and Friday December 3, marking the 14th year Gillette Stadium has hosted state football championship matches.
The three-day event includes eight championship games and will provide student-athletes from 16 MIAA high schools and their respective communities with a tournament experience of a lifetime on the field of the winner of the Supporters’ Shield 2021 New England Revolution. and six-time Super Bowling Champion, the New England Patriots. After more than 100 playoff football games across the state over a four-week span, 16 teams will face off in one of New England’s most exciting and action-packed weeks of football when they will take the field of Gillette Stadium for the state title of their respective division. .
Thousands of fans, cheerleaders and school groups will add to the excitement. State Championship participants and their fans will be treated to an NFL-caliber gameplay presentation with music and reruns on the stadium’s high-definition video panels, including the new Gillette Stadium South Area video screen with 11,660 square feet of digital space and ranking seventh. most important in professional football. The Kraft family will donate the use of the Gillette Stadium field for the games.
Tickets for the 2021 MIAA State Football Championships are on sale via Ticketmaster. No tickets will be sold at the Gillette Stadium box office. All tickets will be digital and will only be accessible via a mobile device. Fans can access and manage mobile tickets through the Gillette Stadium app which is available on the App Store (for iPhone users) and Google Play Store (for Android users). It is recommended to add your mobile tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay to avoid overloaded network connections during the game or event. Additional information on mobile ticketing is available at https://www.gilletstadium.com/tickets/mobile/.
Tickets cost $ 17 for adults and $ 14 for students / seniors. Children aged 5 and under will receive free entry. Ticket price includes parking, admission to games, and a $ 3 match day discount on adult admission to the Patriots Hall of Fame presented by Raytheon (must show match ticket). Wednesday tickets give access to all three games on Wednesday, Thursday tickets give access to all three games on Thursday, and Friday tickets give access to that night’s double schedule. Please note that returning to this event is prohibited.
GILLETTE STADIUM NOW CASHLESS
Gillette Stadium has become completely cashless. All fan outlets now only accept electronic payment, including debit and credit cards, wallet or watch. The site has deployed ticket machines throughout the stadium for guests bringing cash, which is converted into a VISA card that can be used at any point of sale inside the stadium and anywhere where VISA is accepted.
A reminder that Gillette Stadium’s clear bag policy will be in effect for the MIAA High School Football State Championships. This policy states that bags larger than a small bracelet or portable wallet (cannot exceed 6.5 “x 4.5″) will not be permitted inside Gillette Stadium. If it is necessary to carry a bag inside the stadium, you have three options: a clear plastic bag the size of a gallon plastic freezer bag (not exceeding 11 ” x 11 “), a small bracelet or purse no larger than 6.5” x 4.5 “(about the size of a hand) or a clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bag no larger than 12 “x 12” x 6 “., will not be stored at Gillette Stadium. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit https://www.gilletstadium.com/bagpolicy/.
Parking is included as part of the Gillette Stadium / MIAA Tournament experience. Fans arriving via Route 495 and Route 1 North must enter the stadium parking lots through entrances P7 or P8. Fans arriving via Route 95 and Route 1 South must enter the stadium parking lots through entrance P1. No tailgating will be allowed in parking lots. Fan buses are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the approximate start time of each match.
All fans will enter the stadium through the Patriot Place gate in Enel Square, located near the ticket office. The doors will open at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
PATRIOTS FOUNDATION TOY DRIVE
The Fondation des Patriotes is organizing its annual toy drive to benefit children in need this holiday season. Fans attending the MIAA High School Football Championships are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to drop off in Patriot Place’s blue and white collection bins.
While vaccinations are not required for fan stadium entry, all ticket holders must agree that neither they nor their guests will attend an event if they have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past. In the past 14 days, have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or had symptoms of COVID-19 in the 48 hours preceding the event. Unvaccinated fans are asked to wear a mask during events at Gillette Stadium.
Concessions will be available all day at Gillette Stadium. Additionally, Patriot Place offers 17 casual to upscale restaurants for pre-game dining or post-game celebrations. Visit www.patriot-place.com for info on restaurants.