Spectator Info: The 2013 Yamaha Cup

Everything you need to know, including the schedule, ticket information, maps, weather, parking & more!

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yamaha cup_patch_2013_merch.jpgThank you for planning to attend the USBands Yamaha Cup this Saturday, October 5, 2013 at MetLife Stadium, home of Super Bowl XLVIII! We hope to provide our spectators, performers, instructors, volunteers and adjudicators with an exceptional show-day experience.

Please review the information below for all information related to Saturday's event.

Best of luck to your band this weekend and all season long!


Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on the day of the event at the box office near the Spectator Entrance for $30 each. Cash, checks, and credit and debit cards will all be accepted. Children under 34 inches tall will be admitted free of charge.

Tickets are also available prior to the event directly through your band. Please contact your director for more information.

Credentials & Field Access

Only those with a USBands “Director” or “Band Staff” credential and a wristband will be permitted on the field during their band’s performance. These credentials will also give the band staff access into the spectator seating area. All other adults must enter the stadium with a ticket through the main entrance.


Parking, Warm-ups & Event Flow

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Parking

Spectator Parking will be in Lot F as noted on the Site Overview Map above. No personal vehicles will be allowed to park in the Bus Parking Lot.

There will not be a parking fee at this event.

Warm-up Location
Bands can create their own warm up space in Lot G.

Event Flow
The Spectator Entrance is indicated by the black arrow by the endzone on the left of the map above. Bands will enter and exit the stadium as indicated in the oposite endzone. Gate P is for band re-entry only.

Please only leave and return to your seat between performances so as not to distract other spectators.


Concourse Offerings

  • Yamaha Cup & USBands merchandise
  • Music-related wearables
  • Airgrams
  • Candygrams
  • Programs
  • Concessions


Video recording devices will not be permitted inside the stadium. Copies of the performances will be available for purchase in the weeks following the event. Order forms will be available in the souvenir area.


Directions

MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Drive
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

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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 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


Show Schedule

Please view the most updated schedule here prior to the event in case any adjustments have been made.


Weather Forecast 

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