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2021 Kickoff Experience Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Kickoff Experience free?

  • Yes, the Kickoff Experience is free and open to the public on a first come first served basis - except for any purchases you make at NFL Shop or at concessions.
  • Completion of the NFL OnePass waiver is required to enter and your QR code must be displayed after passing through security screening tents located on Laurel Street.
  • Fans can download the NFL OnePass app in the app store or, register on the mobile site NFL.com/OnePass

What health & safety protocols will be in place at the NFL Kickoff Experience?

  • Continuous comprehensive cleaning of all high touch surfaces will be taking place throughout the event site .and, hand sanitizer stations will be placed prevalently throughout Julian B. Lane Park
  • Masks are not required for entry however, in accordance with CDC guidance, masks are recommended for those who are NOT vaccinated (including children under the age of 12) and those with a weakened immune system.
  • You should continue to wear a mask where required by laws, rules, regulations, or local guidance.

How is NFL Kickoff Experience different from Super Bowl Experience?

  • There are similar experiences from Super Bowl Experience including interactive games, exhibits and photo opportunities including a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy and the Buccaneers new Super Bowl ring
  • A FREE concert by Ed Sheeran followed by the 2021 Kickoff Watch Party for the Cowboys - Bucs game are two exciting elements at Julian B. Lane Park

What is NFL OnePass, and is it required to enter Kickoff Experience?

  • Yes, NFL OnePass is required to enter Julian B. Lane Park.
  • NFL OnePass allows fans to register their information (along with any minors) one time at the Kickoff Experience and "check-in" to all the attractions where content including photos and videos can be delivered to a fan via their email. Check-ins also allow fans to enter contests, release liability when participating in interactive games and enter for instant prizes.

What NFL players will be signing autographs at the Kickoff Experience?

  • The scheduled list of players signing autographs will be posted in the NFL OnePass app during Kickoff week. Please note: All player appearances are subject to change without notice or refund.

Are there age limits on any of the activities at Kickoff Experience?

  • The various passing, running, kicking and receiving games are for fans of all ages after an adult has registered for NFL OnePass (including minors).

Is there an ADA entrance to Kickoff Experience?

  • Yes, Kickoff Experience is ADA-compliant. Please look for NFL staff wearing "ADA" jackets for assistance onsite.

Can I bring in outside food or beverages?

  • No outside food and beverage is not permitted.
  • Food and beverage will be available for purchase within the concession area and all concession personnel will be wearing a mask.

Can I bring a lawn chair to the Watch Party?

  • Yes – lawn chairs and blankets will be permitted in order for fans to watch the game comfortably

I'm a member of the media, can I enter with media credentials & equipment?

What can I bring to Kickoff Experience?

  • All items are subject to security discretion. For more information on prohibited items at the Kickoff Experience, please click HERE.

I have tickets to the Bucs vs Cowboys game at Raymond James Stadium can I attend both?

  • Kickoff Experience opens at 12pm, Ed Sheeran will take the stage at approximately 7pm. Game ticketholders are asked to be in their seats at Raymond James Stadium by 8pm so please plan accordingly.

When is Kickoff Experience?

  • Kickoff Experience opens at 12 PM on Thursday, September 9 at Julian B. Lane park in Tampa, FL

Can I watch the game from home?

  • Definitely! The 2021 NFL Kickoff game will be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 8:20 PM

What time is the Ed Sheeran concert?

  • The concert will start at approximately 7 PM, but we strongly recommend you arrive earlier so you are already through security and in the venue with the concert begins

Where can I get dropped off in an Uber/Lyft at the event?

  • The rideshare zone for this event will take place on Doyle Carlton drive, north of Laurel street.
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