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THE CFP SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME

  • Mon, Jan 1
  • 1:30PM - 4:30PM
  • 11:30 AM
  • $185-$325
  • Buy Tickets

THE CFP SEMIFINAL AT THE ROSE BOWL GAME

The College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will be held on Monday, January 1, 2018. At this time, the teams have not been determined - teams will be selected on Sunday, December 3, 2017. 

Schedule of Events:

4:00 a.m.      Parking Lots Open
7:00 a.m.      Merchandise Booths Open
8:00 a.m.      Public Tailgate Opens in the Lot 1A
10:00 a.m.    Ticketmaster Will Call Opens (Gate B)
10:00 a.m.    Shuttle from Parsons Begins
11:00 a.m.     University Will Call Opens (Gate A)
11:30 a.m.     Gates Open
1:00 p.m.      Public Tailgate Closes
1:00 p.m.      Pre-Game Activities Begin

Event Dates

TICKETING

Ticketmaster Public Pre-Sale – A limited number of tickets will be available to the general public, by either calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000 or visiting Ticketmaster here. A maximum of four tickets per person will be available during the pre-sale. Individual ticket prices start at $185 plus Ticketmaster handling fees.  

Rose Bowl Stadium Premium Seating - For information on Club Seats, Loge Boxes, or Suites call 626.585.6800 or Click Here.

Pasadena Residents - A limited number of tickets will be available to Pasadena residents age 18+ (only with valid CA license or CA ID card with a Pasadena address will be accepted as proof of residency) on December 2, 2017 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Box Office. Line-ups will not be allowed prior to 7 a.m. that day. Individual ticket prices are $185 plus a $15 box office handling fee. Maximum of two per person; single tickets are available.

All persons attending the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual must have a full-priced reserved ticket for admission. Lap passes are not issued for children.

Will Call Booths

Tickets purchased through the participating universities can be picked up on game day at the Will Call Booth outside of Gate A starting at 11 AM. Tickets purchased through other authorized distributors can be picked up on game day starting at 11 AM at the Will Call Booth outside of Gate B. Picture identification will be required.

PARKING

Arrive Early! Fans driving to the stadium on game day can expect significant delays and long walks. To avoid Rose Parade traffic congestion, please arrive before 10 a.m.

General Stadium Parking is $40 per car in advance and $50 on event day for south golf course parking and $40 per car in advance and $50 on event day for north golf course parking at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Parking lots open at 4 a.m. There is no reserved parking and cars may be stack-parked in rows of five (5) on a first-come, first-served basis. In-and-out privileges are prohibited in all parking areas.

Preferred Parking is available in Lot H, Lot 1, Lot 2 and Lot 6 for $60 per car in advance and $70 on event day at the Rose Bowl Stadium. The parking lots open at the same time at the general parking lots and are on a first-come, first-served basis. In-and-out privileges are prohibited in all parking areas.

Parsons Off-Site Parking - There is a $40 parking charge per car at Parsons on game day. Reserved parking can be purchased in advance by clicking here. Bus parking and RV parking are available for one, two or three night stays. Call LAZ Parking at 626.578.1705 for further details.

Motorhome Parking - Game day motorhome parking opens at 4 AM on January 1 and costs $200. Overnight motorhome parking will be available beginning at noon on December 28 and closing at noon on January 2. Rates are based on date of arrival and are as follows:

  • December 28 - $600
  • December 29 - $500
  • December 30 - $400
  • December 31 - $300
  • January 1 - $200

There is a one-time charge of $40 for tow vehicles. 

Bus & Limo Parking - Parking passes may be pre-purchased at a cost of $200 for limousines (or any commercial vehicle under 23' long) and $300 for buses (or any commercial vehicle over 23' long). Please call 626.397.4220 directly for more information. On game day, limousine parking is $250 and bus parking is $350.

RIDESHARE

All drop-offs and pick-ups including taxi and rideshare drop off services are not allowed at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Drop off is located on Holly Street between Fair Oaks Avenue and Raymond Avenue. From there, all patrons may utilize the free Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual Shuttle or walk to the Stadium. 

STADIUM RULES & PROHIBITED ITEMS

Click here for the Rose Bowl Stadium's list of Prohibited Items, Tailgating Guidelines and the Fan Code of Conduct.

BAG POLICY

The Rose Bowl Stadium has implemented a clear bag policy for all events at the Rose Bowl Stadium. We encourage fans to conform to the policy prior to arriving at the Rose Bowl Stadium. 

Approved Bags:

  • 12" x 6" x 12" Clear Plastic Bag
  • 1 Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag
  • Clutch with Shoulder Strap (clutch may not be larger than 4.5" X 6.5")
  • Clutch with Wrist Strap (clutch may not be larger than 4.5" X 6.5")
  • Diaper Bag, as long as accompanied by a child

Non-Approved Bags:

  • Backpacks
  • Camera Case
  • Mesh Bag
  • Purse
  • Clear Backpack
  • Tinted Plastic Bag
  • Oversized Tote Bag
  • Printed Pattern Plastic Bag
  • Fanny Pack
  • Binoculars Case

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ADA INFORMATION

PARKING

There are 334 marked accessible parking stalls in Lots B (94), Lot D (55) and Lot F (121).  Accessible parking is based on first come, first parked. Once accessible parking lots fill patrons are directed to the closest available general non-reserved parking area, in some instances the closest available parking for accessible parking is on a grass lot – a very short distance.

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP

Diabled guest drop-off is available in two locations: 1) off site at the shuttle bus point of origin (then board the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual Shuttle) and 2) in the northeast corner of Lot I of the Rose Bowl Stadium parking lot. A golf cart shuttle will be available for transporting patrons with disabilities to and from Lot I. 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

There are two Customer Service Window locations at the Rose Bowl, one outside the stadium and one inside. The Customer Service Window outside of the Stadium is located in the Will Call booth outside of Gate B. The Customer Service area inside of the stadium is located in Tunnel 28.

TAG A KID

Obtain a free identification bracelet at our customer service booth located at Tunnel 28. The bracelet will indicate your child’s name and seat location. If your child becomes lost, he or she can be returned to the proper seat.

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