Reliant Stadium Event Guide – Texans Game Day

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This is where you want to be in Houston on Sundays

Cooler weather, fantasy leagues, brighter Mondays, later Thursdays, and a new meaning to #sundayfunday can only mean one thing — football season has arrived. I kicked off my football season at Reliant Stadium for the Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans game and what a way to start the season. Besides witnessing one of the best games of the season thus far, Texans fans know how to throw down for a football game, especially when facing their division foes. In an ironic rivalry twist, as much as Texans fans despise the Tennessee Titans, it’s the Titans they have to thank for their beloved Houston Texans franchise which only fuels this competitive fire, and it shows. But rivalries aside, Reliant Stadium is a great place to experience the NFL.

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Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans from section 104 row JJ

I arrived to the Blue parking lot roughly an hour before kickoff and was shocked to see complete an utter chaos in the form of tailgating, it was awesome! When I say chaos I don’t mean a crazy R rated madhouse, I mean all ages in a completely succinct state of mind with one goal — root for the Texans. From DJs surrounded by flat screens to mini football fields in the parking lot, Houston Texans fans have  tailgating down to a science. If you are ever heading to Houston for a game I recommend an early arrival to experience what may be the greatest tailgate you ever attend.

If you have ever been to Houston than you know about the evil cloak the rest of us like to call humidity. It’s not pleasant. Thankfully the people of Houston feel the same and decided to create an indoor stadium complete with AC and retractable roof for those scarce “San Diego-like” Texas days. Though the AC was a huge plus, the atmosphere come game time was the best part. It was like the tailgate moved into the stadium without skipping a beat. I have never given more random high fives in my entire life and I’m not even a Texans fan, GO NINERS! (editor’s note: meh)

I am a huge fan of 50-yard-line seats, but it’s hard to complain about any lower level seat in Reliant Stadium. In fact the whole stadium utilizes the space well leaving few bad seats. The seats are as close to straight up as they can be which really puts the fans in the game. It was by far the loudest football game I have ever been to and you can’t help but join in with 70,000+ cheering fans. My wife and I were in the last row of section 104 just under the second level overhang. What I really liked about these seats is that they provided multiple hanging TV’s that displayed exactly what the two (non-visible) jumbo-trons at each end zone were showing. All in all I would and will make it back to many more Texans games and recommend it to all football fans.

Houston Texans Seating Chart at Reliant Stadium

Houston Texans Seating Chart at Reliant Stadium

As far as concessions are concerned, I think there is an overall agreement that from High School to NFL football all concessions are too expensive. Now that we got that out of the way, beer at Reliant was fairly moderate and it came in a bottom up glass. If you have never experience the bottom up draft, it is a cup that fills from the bottom up. IMPORTANT NOTE…if you only take one thing away from this blog let this be it, the hole at the bottom of the glass does not lock so don’t try to push it in. Your beer will end up in your lap and that’s no good for anyone involved, trust me.

To finish up, if you ever get a chance to attend a game that players from your fantasy team will be playing in, do it…and start those players. It was pretty sweet seeing Ben Tate bust out on a 60 yard run down the sideline and watching the rookie, DeAndre Hopkins, go up and grab the game winning touchdown to give me a 2-0 start in my fantasy league.

You can catch the Texans at Reliant Stadium this weekend (Sep. 29) against the Seattle Sehawks which is likely to be a great game. Houston will also be hosting some of the best quarterbacks in the league this year starting with Andrew Luck and the Colts on November 3. It’s Texans vs. Patriots and their future HOFer on December 1, and then Peyton Manning’s Broncos on December 22.

2010 Orange Bowl Seating Chart

Here’s a seating chart for the 2010 Orange Bowl, so Yellow Jackets and Hawkeyes fans aren’t in danger of mingling as their teams battle it out on the gridiron of Dolph- er… LandShark Stadium.  Yep, it’s still LandShark for the Orange Bowl, though news is still that Super Bowl fans will be returning to Dolphin Stadium for the culmination of the NFL’s odd, so called “playoff system.”

LandShark Stadium 2010 Orange Bowl Seating Chart

LandShark Stadium 2010 Orange Bowl Seating Chart

Consider the Hawkeye’s sections an “educated guess”, since I could find no official source to confirm them, so I based them off the opposing sections to the ones listed on Ga Tech’s official athletic site.

Miami is a fine place to spend a few days in January, so head on over to the Orange Bowl Tickets page and the game live.

Cotton Bowl Seating Chart

Rumors are swirling that it will be Oklahoma State and Ole Miss in the Cotton Bowl come January 2nd in Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.  But according to the Cotton Bowl that won’t be official until the official announcement is made this coming Sunday during the BCS Selection Show.

As sales for Cotton Bowl tickets are on the rise, it’s clear some fans think the expected matchup is more than just a rumor.  So once you’re set to buy your tickets, the next decision is where to sit.  Below is a seating chart showing the Big 12 and SEC schools ticket allotment, as well as the club areas.

2010 Cotton Bowl Cowboys Stadium Seating Chart

2010 Cotton Bowl Cowboys Stadium Seating Chart

What does a club seat get you?  Club seats (C-sections) offer the best views in the stadium, but they also have roomier, cushioned seats, and provide you access to the private clubs for drinks and food.  TicketCity can help you find the perfect seats, whether club level or reserved seating.

TicketCity offers to tickets to all bowl games, including the BCS Championship.  So whatever the team and wherever the game, let TicketCity help you be there for an unforgettable experience!  Visit www.TicketCity.com or call 1.800.880.8886.

New Dallas Cowboys Stadium Seating Chart – Arlington 2009

Below is the seating chart for the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium in Arlington.  The new stadium will accommodate 80,000 fans, with the possibility of expansion to 100,000.  The stadium is expected to open in 2009 before the opening of the NFL season.  Currently, the stadium construction cost is over $1 billion, making it one of the most expensive sports facilities built in the world.  Many fans are hoping the stadium will be named after longtime Cowboys head coach Tom Landry.

Buy Dallas Cowboys tickets for the 2009 football season.  Click link to see ticket prices, 2009 home game schedule and facts about the team.

Click here for information on Cowboys Stadium parking.  This parking map should help when you are heading out to the stadium for a game or event.

Dallas Cowboys New Stadium Seating Chart

Dallas Cowboys New Stadium Seating Chart