Here we go! Yamaha Cup heads to New Meadowlands Stadium

Fan Guide: Tickets, parking, directions, step off times and more

The 2010 Yamaha Cup moves to New Meadowlands Stadium just opened in the Spring.

Fifty high school marching bands will make history Saturday when they perform at New Meadowlands Stadium, the amazing new home of the NFL Giants and Jets! 

The US Scholastic Band Association Yamaha Cup is the first event of its kind in the $1.8 billion stadium since it opened in the spring. Performers and fans will be awestruck not only by the size, but by the fantastic digital capabilities that enhance each and every show experience! 

The USSBA Yamaha Cup begins at 9 a.m. with the gates opening at 8:30 a.m. We’ve put together all you need to know for a low stress, fun-filled day of marching music! 

VIEW THE FULL YAMAHA CUP LINE-UP AND STEP OFF TIMES 

Tickets:
General Admission tickets can be purchased online in advance and picked up at Will Call at the entrance gate. 

General Admission: $25
Students with valid student ID: $20
Children age six and under: Free
(Performing band students will receive a wristband for re-entry through the Pepsi Gate) 

PURCHASE YAMAHA CUP TICKETS ONLINE

 

Directions:
From the George Washington Bridge
Take the George Washington Bridge to the New Jersey Turnpike South. Take the Turnpike's western spur to one of the Sports Complex's exits, 16W or 18W. These exits provide direct access to the Sports Complex parking areas. 

From New York City and points east
Take the Lincoln Tunnel and follow signs for Route 3 West. Take Route 3 West to the Sports Complex. Traveling North on the New Jersey Turnpike Follow the Western Spur (Sports Complex to Exit 16W), which provides direct access to Sports Complex parking areas. If the roadway is congested, use the eastern turnpike spur (Lincoln Tunnel) to exit 16E to take Route 3 West which provides direct access to the Sports Complex parking areas.
 

Traveling South on the Garden State Parkway
Garden State Parkway South to exit 163 (Route 17). Follow Route 17 to Paterson Plank Road. Take Paterson Plank Road east to the Sports Complex.
 

Traveling North on the Garden State Parkway
Garden State Parkway North to exit 153A (Route 3). Follow Route 3 East to the Sports Complex. 

From the West
I - 80 Merge onto I-80 East Continue onto US-46 East Make a slight right at NJ-3 East Follow signs to the Sports Complex 

From the East
I - 80 Merge onto I-80 West Proceed to Route 17 South to Paterson Plank Road Follow signs to the Sports Complex 

From West I – 78
Take I-78 East (Express) Toward Newark Take Exit onto I-95 North Take Exit 16 W for NJ Route 3 toward Secaucus / Rutherford / Sports Complex 

From NJ Route 24
Take Route 24 East Take I-78 East (Express) Toward Newark Take Exit onto I-95 North Take Exit 16 W for NJ Route 3 toward Secaucus / Rutherford / Sports Complex 

Parking:
Free spectator parking is located in Lot F
 

Gate Entrance:
Spectator entrance through West Hall
Performing band students will enter/exit through the Pepsi Gate (wristband required) 

AT THE SHOW

With a new venue, there are always logistics to be aware of. View the New Meadowlands Stadium seating plan for information on where spectators, band student and staff viewing areas are best.

READ THE NEW MEADOWLANDS STADIUM SEATING PLAN


Visit the USSBA Marketplace in the West Hall Entrance for all your event keepsakes! 

Yamaha Cup DVDs
Your band’s performance from that day is available for order.
Pre-sale orders are being taken by CLICKING HERE

Candygrams
Send your student or friend a bag of treats! They will receive the delivery after their band performs. 

Airgrams
Your message will be read by our professional announcer while the band is entering and/or exiting the field. 

Programs
The ideal piece of memorabilia from the USSBA Yamaha Cup! 

Yamaha Cup Event Wear
Hoodies and t-shirts to commemorate this special day. 

Music Wear
Unique and fun music wear and collectables every band student will love. 

VIEW THE NEW MEADOWLANDS STADIUM WEBSITE

PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE USSBA YAMAHA CUP

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