The NFL Experience built by The Home Depot

NFL Experience

The National Football League will produce the 17th annual NFL EXPERIENCE BUILT BY THE HOME DEPOT adjacent to UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX STADIUM. The NFL Experience is the most exciting continuous event surrounding Super Bowl XLII -- pro football's interactive theme park offering participatory games, displays, entertainment attractions, kids' clinics, free autograph sessions and the largest football card show ever.

  • The NFL Experience built by The Home Depot ticket includes all games and attractions. (pay-one-price) $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for children under 12.
  • Proceeds from the gate will be donated toward the NFL's charitable efforts in Arizona, the Youth Education Town (YET Center).
  • How do you measure up against the Pros?
  • How accurate are your passing skills?
  • How far can you kick a field goal?
  • Can you keep pace with the NFL's fastest player?
  • Can you call the play-by-play of some of the most exciting moments in NFL history?
  • Find out by participating in interactive, participatory skill competitions at THE NFL EXPERIENCE BUILT BY THE HOME DEPOT.

    Attractions:      
    • Free autograph sessions with more than 50 NFL superstars --
      10,000 free autographs!
    • Topps Super Bowl Card Show, the largest football
      card show ever!
    • Coaches Chats: NFL coaches give an insiders look at
      the game of football.
    • Live television programming from NFL Network!
    • Also, dress like your favorite football heroes in
      Gear Up and Go!
    Special Programming:      
    • Clinics: Kids receive professional instruction from some of the best in the game!
    • Referee Clinics: Learn what it takes to be a referee in the NFL.
    • Football 101: Instructional seminar geared to teach the rules of the game.
    • Cheerleading Spirit Clinic: For cheerleaders looking to improve their skills.
    • Player Readings: NFL Players read books to their audience.

    Special Event Descriptions

    Super Bowl Spirit Clinic: This annual clinic, which takes place on the NFL Experience Clinic Field, gives 1,000 young women in grades 5-12 the opportunity to enjoy a day of positive competition. They can experience the excitement of Super Bowl firsthand at a free event designed specifically for them. NFL coaches and players will teach football fundamentals and professional cheerleaders will demonstrate cheer and dance techniques. Cheerleaders of Life will speak about the importance of getting a good education, living drug-free and striving to achieve dreams. Note: This event is open to pre-selected guests only. Spectators are welcome.

    Super Bowl Cheer and Dance Competition: Located on the NFL Experience Clinic Field, teams from a variety of divisions or categories will come together to participate in a day of positive competition. This event is designed to give local dance and cheer teams an opportunity to showcase their talents in a fun and exciting atmosphere. It will showcase junior high, high school, and All-Star cheer and dance teams.

    Coaches Chats: Interactive discussions with various NFL coaches, located in the NFL Locker Room.

    NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Clinics: Located on the Clinic Field, boys and girls ages 8-12 can learn how to punt, pass and kick -- the core skills essential to the game of football.

    NFL Youth Football Clinics: Instructional youth clinics take place on the Clinic Field and are open to boys and girls ages 8-12.

    Referee Clinics: Instructional clinics hosted by an official NFL referee, located in the Locker Room.

    Player Readings: NFL Players will read books to children in the Kids Zone.

    Football 101 Clinics: NFL Players host seminars on the fundamentals of football, located in the Locker Room.

    Other Events include:

    Topps Super Bowl XLII Card Show: Fans can obtain free autographs from the more than 50 current and former NFL players who will be on hand. Additionally, fans can purchase collectibles and trading cards from a variety of team dealers located within the Card Show area. For an updated schedule of player appearances and events, please call 1-888-NFL-CARD (635-2273).

    NFLX After Dark: Event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 31, and serve as an exclusive evening party for adult fans to enjoy all that NFL Experience has to offer.

    Ticket and Date Information

    Dates and general public hours:

    $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for children under 12, NFLX After Dark $10.00.

    Tickets are available by calling (866) TIX-4NFL (849-4635) beginning Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2007.

    Visa is the only card accepted at The NFL Experience built by The Home Depot.

    Daily Schedule
    Saturday, Jan. 26 (10 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
    10 a.m.-10 p.m. ACYFL Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    1-2 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    3-4 p.m. Player Reading (Kids' Zone)
    5-6 p.m. Coaches Chats (Locker Room)
    5-6 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    6-7 p.m. Football 101 Clinic (Locker Room)
    Sunday, Jan. 27 (11 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
    1-2 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    1-3 p.m. Super Bowl Spirit Clinic (Clinic Field)
    3-4 p.m. Coaches Chat (Locker Room)
    3-4 p.m. Player Reading (Kids' Zone)
    4-6 p.m. Super Bowl Cheer and Dance Competition (Clinic Field)
    5-6 p.m. Football 101 Clinic (Locker Room)
    5:30-6:30 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    Thursday, Jan. 31 (3-9 p.m.)
    3:30-4:30 p.m. NFL FLAG Clinic (Clinic Field)
    4-6 p.m. Sprint Phone A Friend at NFL Players Live (Special Events Stage)
    5-6 p.m. Coaches Chat (Locker Room)
    5:30-6:30 p.m. Player Reading (Kids' Zone)
    6-7 p.m. Football 101 Clinic (Locker Room)
    6:30-7:30 p.m. Youth Referee Clinic (Clinic Field)
    7-8 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    7-8 p.m. Referee Clinic (Locker Room)
    8-9 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    9 p.m.-12 a.m. NFLX after Dark
    Friday, Feb. 1 (3-10 p.m.)
    3-4 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    3:30-4:30 p.m. Youth Referee Clinic (Clinic Field)
    4-6 p.m. Sprint Phone A Friend at NFL Players Live (Special Events Stage)
    4-5 p.m. Player Reading (Kids' Zone)
    5-6 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    5-6 p.m. Coaches Chat (Locker Room)
    5:30-6:30 p.m. Player Reading (Kids' Zone)
    6-7 p.m. Football 101 (Locker Room)
    6:30-7:30 p.m. NFL Punt Pass & Kick Clinic (Clinic Field)
    7-8 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    7-8 p.m. Referee Clinic (Locker Room)
    8-9 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    9:15-10 p.m. NFL FLAG Clinic (Clinic Field)
    Saturday, Feb. 2 (10 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
    10-11 a.m. 3-A-Day Kids' Clinic (Clinic Field)
    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Clinic (Open to boys & girls ages 8-12)
    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    12-6 p.m. Sprint Phone A Friend at NFL Players Live (Special Events Stage)
    1-2 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    2-3 p.m. Referee Clinic (Locker Room)
    2-4 p.m. NFLRZ Arts & Crafts (Kids' Zone)
    2:30-3:30 p.m. Girls NFL FLAG Clinic (Clinic Field)
    3-4 p.m. Coaches Chat (Locker Room)
    4-5 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    4:30-5:30 p.m. 3-A-Day Mini Clinic (Kids' Zone)
    4:30-6:30 p.m. Rich Eisen Autograph Signing (Locker Room)
    5:30-6:30 p.m. Youth Referee Clinic (Clinic Field)
    6-7 p.m. Coaches Chat (Locker Room)
    6-7 p.m. NFL Auction (Special Events Stage)
    6:30-7:30 p.m. Referee Clinic (Locker Room)
    7-8 p.m. NFL FLAG Clinic (Clinic Field)
    8:30-9:30 p.m. USA Football Clinic (Clinic Field)
    Sunday, Feb. 3 (11 a.m., game ticket holders only)
    No special events scheduled. Regular operating hours apply

    Event Descriptions

    Arizona Competitive Youth Football League (ACYFL): Participants will receive the basic training to develop strength, speed and conditioning and maximize football strength to dominate each position battle. All activities will engage boys and girls ages 8-12 in a fun yet competitive environment. Activities include an NFL Combine drills challenge, speed & agility obstacle course, and pass & catch drills.

    Super Bowl Spirit Clinic: This annual clinic, which takes place on the NFL Experience Clinic Field, gives 1000 young women in grades 5-12 the opportunity to enjoy a day of positive competition. They can experience the excitement of Super Bowl firsthand at a free event designed specifically for them. NFL coaches and players will teach football fundamentals and professional and college cheerleaders will demonstrate cheer and dance techniques. Cheerleaders of Life will speak about the importance of getting a good education, living drug-free and striving to achieve dreams. Note: This event is open to pre-selected guests only. Spectators are welcome.

    Super Bowl Cheer and Dance Competition: Located on the NFL Experience Clinic Field, teams from a variety of divisions or categories will come together to participate in a day of positive competition. This event is designed to give local dance and cheer teams an opportunity to showcase their talents in a fun and exciting atmosphere. It will showcase junior high, high school, and All-Star cheer and dance teams. Please note: To register your team, contact Lesslee Fitzmorris at 504-232-7670.

    Coaches Chats: Interactive discussions with various NFL coaches, located in the Locker Room.

    Referee Clinics: Instructional clinics hosted by an official NFL referee, located in the Locker Room.

    Player Readings: NFL Players will read books to children in the Kids' Zone.

    Football 101 Clinics: NFL Players host seminars on the fundamentals of football, located in the Locker Room.

    NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Clinics: Instructional clinics for boys and girls ages 8-12 which focus on punting, passing and kicking-the core skills essential to the game of football.

    NFL FLAG Clinics: Instructional clinic for boys and girls ages 8-12 that will introduce them to various NFL FLAG football skills using the element of continuous play.

    USA Football Skills Combine: A simulated version of the NFL Combine that will be fun and engaging for boys and girls ages 8-12. The USA Football Combine should give kids a taste of what prospects experience during the NFL Combine at Indianapolis.

    Youth Referee Clinics: Instructional clinics hosted by an official NFL supervisor which will introduce boys and girls ages 8-12 to the basic penalties and hand signals that are used during actual NFL games in a fun and entertaining way. Participants will walk away from the clinic having a better understanding of the calls being made during a football game, which will enable to be more engaged in the game of football.

    3-A-Day Clinic: Clinic designed to empower children to be advocates of healthy eating by including three servings a day of milk, cheese or yogurt in their diet each day and encouraging them to exercise at least 60 minutes a day by incorporating football skills and drills into their daily routine.

    Other Events include:

    Topps Super Bowl XLII Card Show: Fans can obtain free autographs from the more than 50 current and former NFL players who will be on-hand. Additionally, fans can purchase collectibles and trading cards from a variety of team dealers located within the Card Show area. For an updated schedule of player appearances and events, please call 1-888-NFL-CARD (635-2273).

    NFLPLAYERS LIVE!: Stop by the Sprint Phone-A-Friend Stage at NFL Players Live on Saturday, February 2nd from 12-6 p.m. for your chance to have an NFL Star call a friend or family member. Sprint Phone-A-Friend will also be open on Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1 from 4-6 p.m.

    All players scheduled to appear are subject to change without notice.

    Have questions about the NFL Experience? Contact us at 1-888-NFL-CARD (635-2273).

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