Cowboys v. Cardinals
Preseason Week 1
- Aug. 13 Friday 7:00 PM Buy Tickets
The Cardinals are back at State Farm Stadium to face off against the Cowboys in the first preseason game of 2021.
Game Day Schedule
- Parking Lots: 3:00PM
- Great Lawn: 3:00PM
- Brew Haus: 4:00PM
- Club Gates: 4:00PM
- Main Gates: 5:30PM
- Kickoff: 7:00PM
Enhanced Health and Safety Protocols
First, and most importantly, the health and safety of all guests in State Farm Stadium is paramount.
- Requiring face coverings for all employees and fans
- Increasing sanitization of high touch point areas including door handles, hand rails, and elevator buttons
- Installed hand sanitizer stations throughout the stadium
- Rearranged check-in and break areas to increase physical distancing
- Implemented a cashless environment to decrease physical contact with fans
- Implemented a minimum of three empty seats and at least one row of separation between all available seat groupings
- Seats only sold in quantities of two
- Requiring health screening and temperature checks for all employees
- Placed signage inside and outside the stadium to remind everyone to stay physically distant
- No seats will be available in the first 8 rows of the lower level
- Reduced elevator capacity
- Modified sinks and restroom stalls to encourage physical distancing
- Added a Isolation Area for employees and fans who exhibit COVID-19 symptoms after entering the stadium
Please refer to the Arizona Cardinals Health & Safety Protocols to best ensure adherence to recommended physical distancing guidelines.
Fan Health Promise
All ticket holders must agree that neither they, nor any of their guests, will attend a game if any one or more of the following is true on game day:
- Within the prior 14 days, they have tested positive for, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;
- Within the prior 48 hours, they have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4°F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking, muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the CDC);
- Within the prior 14 days, they have traveled to any state or international territory identified by federal or applicable local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.
Please note: According to the CDC, older adults and people of any age with serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19. All guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend a game.
To help maintain physical distancing guidelines, ticketholders must also agree that they will not sell, transfer or otherwise provide any of their game tickets to anyone other than family with whom they have been sheltering (or other trusted acquaintances), unless selling, transferring or otherwise providing all such tickets (i.e., the full pod of tickets) to one party.
Know Before You Go
Gameday will look a little different this year with new policies and procedures implemented to keep everyone safe – but we need your help to make it a success.
Protecting the Cardinals starts with you. Face covering must be worn at all times in Sportsmans Park and inside State Farm Stadium unless you are actively eating or drinking while in your seat.
All vehicles parking on site must have a ticket to the game. Please have your QR Code ready to scan upon entry to your assigned parking lot. Day of event paid parking will be debit or credit card only. No cash accepted in parking lots. To encourage social distancing outside the facility, vehicles will be parked every other space. Please follow instructions from parking staff. Please put on your face covering prior to exiting your vehicle, so it is worn in the carparks and as you approach the stadium. Fans vehicles that fail to comply with all Parking Guidelines will be subject to tow and all fees associated with the impounding of the vehicle are the responsibility of the owner.
Clear Bag Policy
The NFL Clear Bag Policy will be enforced for all Arizona Cardinals games. State Farm Stadium strongly recommend fans to not bring any bags, however the following will be permitted: One clear bag no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” or a standard one (1) gallon freezer bag. Please review the complete bag policy by clicking here.
Metal detector screening and a search of all bags and other items being carried in will take place at stadium gates. There are no provisions available at the stadium to store or safeguard any prohibited bags. Guests will be asked to return prohibited items to their cars.
The following items are not permitted inside State Farm Stadium. There are no provisions to store items not allowed through security and items cannot be held by security staff members.
- Aerosol Cans
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Animals (except for documented service animals)
- Bags that do not meet NFL guidelines (must be clear and less than 12” x 12” x 6” in size)
- Banners or signs larger than 3’ x 2’ or with a non-sport message
- Beverages other than one (1) factory-sealed, non-frozen 500mL (16.9 fl. oz.) plain bottle of water (sport drinks and flavored water not permitted)
- Beverage containers – glass bottles, cans and thermoses
- Cameras with professional lenses (larger than 8 inches) and tripods/monopods
- Chewing tobacco
- E-cigarettes/Vaporizer Pens
- Clothing deemed obscene or indecent in a public setting
- Coolers of any kind
- Food (except for children under the age of two years old)
- Footballs and beach balls (inflated or deflated)
- Illegal drugs
- Laptop computers
- Laser Pointers
- Noise Makers of any kind (whistles, horns, bells, etc.)
- Poles or Sticks of any kind, including “Selfie-Sticks” and brooms
- Seat Cushions except those which are one piece and have no zippers, pockets or concealable areas
- Golf carts, skateboards, rollerblades or hoverboards
- Umbrellas larger than 12 inches in length
- Unmanned aircraft systems (drones, etc.)
- Video Cameras (single purpose)
- Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, firearms & knives
- Any item deemed inappropriate or hazardous by stadium security
For more infomration on Prohibited Items, click here.
The Great Lawn will not be open and tailgating is discouraged, and will be permitted and limited to your own vehicle space. Guests are encouraged to limit participation to their own traveling party who must adhere to physical distancing guidelines set forth by the Arizona Cardinals, the NFL and or local, state and/or national authorities. Vehicles will be parked every other space to provide physical distance in parking lots.
If you require assistance during your visit to State Farm Stadium, or wish to report violations of the Code of Conduct, stadium staff can be reached by phone or text message:
Event Day Hotline: 623-433-7156
Text Message Hotline: Text “Cards” <SPACE> issue and location to 69050
Wheelchair assistance is available to guests upon entry into the stadium and is scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests for wheelchair assistance can be made by asking a stadium staff member or by visiting a Guest Services Office located near Sections 104, 123, 417 and 448.
The stadium will provide wheelchairs and a staff member to escort guests to their seats, but it is requested that mobility impaired patrons be accompanied by another adult in their party. Upon arrival at the seating location, guests are required to surrender wheelchairs to stadium staff.
The Arizona Cardinals Team Shop at State Farm Stadium will be open on gameday only to Cardinals Season Ticket Members. Access can only occur from the interior of the stadium.
You must follow all stadium policies, including health and safety policies, and posted instructions while in the stadium and on stadium grounds. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By entering the stadium and stadium grounds, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Code of Conduct
The Arizona Cardinals and State Farm Stadium are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all fans at State Farm Stadium, Sportsman’s Park and throughout our parking areas. Our staff will promptly intervene to support an environment free from unruly or disruptive behavior including the following:
- Failure to comply with stadium policies, including policies requiring face coverings and requirements to maintain 6’ physical distancing. Face coverings must be worn at all times unless you are actively eating or drinking while in your seat.
- Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, or illegal in nature.
- Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment that results in irresponsible behavior.
See the comprehensive Code of Conduct on AZCardinals.net.