We again will hold our party in the Celestin Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave. Admission is $10, and beverages, food and KU merchandise will be available for purchase. The event will run from 4-7 p.m., and a pep rally will be held at a time TBA, pending obligations the pep band and Spirit Squad have with the NCAA.
Advance tickets are available from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today (Sunday) at the team hotel, the JW Marriott, 614 Canal St.
We hope you can make it as the ‘Hawks play for a national title!
NCAA Final Four-related events
Noon to 7 p.m.: Bracket Town.
4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tailgate party at Champions Square.
Gates A Ground and Gates A, B, C, D, E, G and H Plaza
Garages 5 & 6 - $25 Cash
*Please click here to view traffic and parking map
Designated Taxicab Drop-off and Pick-up Zone
The designated taxicab drop-off and pick-up zone will be located on Perdido Street, between S. Claiborne and LaSalle Streets. Taxicabs will enter Perdido Street from Claiborne Avenue and will exit at LaSalle Street in a down town direction toward Tulane Avenue. Please click here to view map.
Final Four Tip-off Tailgate
Come celebrate in style at Champions Square before the big games begin! This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Monday, April 2, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Each patron, regardless of age, must have a valid ticket for entry
Will Call Locations:
Gate A Ground (SMG Box Office) – ADA
Gate A Ground (Saints Box Office)
Gate H Plaza Box Office
Will Call Dates and Times:
Monday, April 2 → 9:00AM – Halftime
No video cameras allowed. No professional cameras with lenses longer than 4”. All other cameras are allowed.
Gym Bags / Backpacks / School Bags, Oversize Packages, Cans, Bottles, Weapons, Fireworks, Contraband, Video Cameras, Cameras with lens exceeding 4”, Recording Devices, Beach balls, Laser Pointers, Artificial Noisemakers and Containers of any kind are prohibited on Superdome property. Please note that enhanced security screening has been implemented which includes hand-held metal-detecting wands and/or pat down searches.
Watch the game in Allen Fieldhouse
University of Kansas men's basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch KU's 2012 National Championship game on the video board at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas Athletics officials announced April 1.
The north, south and east entrances of Allen Fieldhouse will be open starting at 7 p.m. for the No.-2 seeded Jayhawks' Monday night's contest vs. No.-1 seeded Kentucky (37-2). Members of the KU pep band, spirit squad and the mascots will be on hand.
Tip will be approximately 8:23 p.m. (Central) from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. KU will be the designated visiting team and wear blue uniforms in the title game, televised by CBS.
The Fieldhouse will close immediately following the game.
Admission is free and parking lots will be available at no charge. The parking garage adjacent to Allen Fieldhouse is pay by the hour. The KUstore.com and the Booth Family Hall of Athletics on the lower concourse will be open, while concession stands on the first and second levels will be available.