Sunday, November 17, 2013
Kickoff: 1:00 p.m.
Gates open: 11:30 a.m.
Abbott Road closing: 8:00 a.m.
Healthy Zone Fieldhouse: 9:30 am. Indoor tailgate includes vendors and interactive games. Scoreboard Lot C: 10:00 am -12:30 pm Hit’N’Run (rock cover band) will perform two sets: 10:00 – 10:45 am, 11:00 – 11:45 pm. The tailgate will include interactive inflatable games, appearances by the Jills Cheerleaders and souvenirs from partners. Food and beverage will be for sale.
M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers
Five finalists of the Touchdown for Teachers promotion will be honored on-field. The winner will be announced and awarded a $1,000 check for their school from the Buffalo Bills.
Salute to Service
The Buffalo Bills will host 50 active members of the military – 10 from each branch – on the field prior to kickoff. The servicemen and women will be honored for their commitment, and a rendition of God Bless America will be performed at that time. Following their departure from the field a full-field flag will cover the playing surface during the National Anthem.
Player warm-ups: 11:55 a.m.
Salute to Service Ceremony
Jills Cheerleaders routine
Leader of the Charge: Jay Riemersma
Snapple Ultimate Fan Experience winner: Stacey Peters
Color guard: NYS National Guard
National anthem: Dan Brown
Full-field flag: New York National Guard
New York National Guard live reaffirmation oath ceremony.
Bills 50/50 Raffle
The Buffalo Bills are teaming up with Pointstreak 5050 on an innovative platform to raise charitable funds for the Buffalo community and Western New York region through an electronic 50/50 raffle on gamedays at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Pointstreak 5050 system enables raffle tickets to be sold to fans through mobile sellers utilizing electronic handheld devices, portable printers, and a number of stationary selling terminals around Ralph Wilson Stadium with half the proceeds going to one lucky fan and the other half going to Wounded Warrior Project and Clear Path for Veterans. For more information on the Bills 50/50 Raffle please visit http://www.buffalobills.com/5050.
Change to parking exit process will improve postgame traffic
Big Tree Road will be closed to westbound traffic during postgame to allow for easier exit from select stadium lots. Full Details >
For your convenience on game day, the Buffalo Bills and Republic Services Blue Team will be handing out blue recycling bags and black garbage bags to tailgaters to help keep their space clean. Tailgaters are encouraged to fill the bags and leave them at the end of their tailgate for Bills staff to pick up before the end of the game.
Designated Drivers of Buffalo
The Buffalo Bills, in partnership with Designated Drivers of Buffalo, offer an alternative to driving in order to ensure that guests return home safely. Guests who are uncomfortable driving home have access to this unique service by calling (716) 713-7703. Arrangements can be made prior to a game or on game days. Two representatives from Designated Drivers of Buffalo will meet a guest and their party to drive the guest’s home in their own car. This allows guests to return home using a safe method in their own car. For more information, please visit www.designateddriversofbuffalo.com. Thank you for being responsible.
Visa Deal of the Game
Spend $75 on your Visa card and receive a Bills camoflaugue can cooler for free.
Fan Experience Enhancements
The Bills and the National Football League are committed to creating a safe, clean, comfortable, and friendly environment for all fans, both in the stadium and in the parking lots. Several new Fan Experience Enhancements have been implemented for the 2013 season in an effort to improve the safety and comfort of our fans, and the efficiency of our event operation. LEARN MORE.
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