For the third time since 2002, The Georgia Dome and the city of Atlanta will host the NCAA Men's Final Four on 6-8, 2013. Two semi-final games will be played on Saturday, April 6 and the National Champion will be crowned on Monday, April 8
2013 Final Four Daily Schedule
Tickets and Hospitality:
PrimeSport is the official ticket and hospitality provider for the Final Four, for more information on tickets or hospitality packages please visit: www.primesport.com/d/ncaa-mens-final-four
Bracket Town® Refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero™ – This low-cost interactive fan fest takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center during the entire Final Four weekend, opening on Friday, April 5 and running up until the Division I championship game on Monday, April 8. Bracket Town is truly an event for all sports fans as it showcases most NCAA sports including golf, tennis, soccer, football and of course basketball. Once inside Bracket Town, fans can choose between a number of high-energy activities and events, like basketball youth clinics and the Legends Game, which features stars from the past who have paved the way for today’s college basketball student-athletes. In addition, there are plenty of contests, promotions and autograph sessions with basketball greats. From March 18 on, tickets may be purchased online or at the door for $10 for adults and $6 for youth, military and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased in advance online for $8 for adults and $4 for youth, military and senior citizens until March 17.
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The Big Dance® Concert Series – The Big Dance concert series is a three-day FREE music festival for all ages (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Taking place in Centennial Olympic Park during Final Four weekend, the outdoor concert features high-profile musical artists from around the country, drawing crowds of more than 150,000 people. In addition, Saturday’s first semi-final game will air on the big screens in the park. The Big Dance Concert Series is brought to you by NCAA Corporate Champions-- AT&T, Coca-Cola and Capital One.
Friday, April 5: 3 p.m. – AT&T Block Party – Featuring the Zac Brown Band as the headliner with My Morning Jacket and Saints of Valory.
Saturday, April 6: Noon – Coca-Cola Zero Countdown – Featuring Muse as headliner with Flo Rida, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Ludacris
Sunday, April 7: 2 p.m. – Capital One JamFest – Featuring The Dave Matthews Band as the headliner with Sting and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals.
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NCAA Final Four Dribble Fueled by POWERADE® – The Final Four Dribble on Sunday, April 7 at 11:30 a.m. gets Atlanta’s youth involved in the action as more than 3,000 kids dribble basketballs around the Georgia World Congress Center. The event is free but requires registration, and participants receive a Final Four basketball, T-shirt and free admittance to Bracket Town that day.
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Reese’s® Final Four Friday® – For non-ticket holders who want the action of high-level college basketball for free, Final Four Friday is an opportunity to watch the Division I teams practice before the big game. Each team gets one hour of court time from noon to 4 p.m. At 5:07 p.m. the Reese’s College All-Star game begins, where some of the top players in Division I will compete. This event is open to the public and takes place on Friday, April 5 at the Georgia Dome.
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Division II and III Championship games – For the first time in 75 years of tournament history, Atlanta will host both the Men’s Final Four and the Division II and III National Championship games. The DII and DIII games will take place on Sunday, April 7 at Philips Arena – just a stone’s throw away from Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia World Congress Center and the Georgia Dome. These championship games are free to attend and open to the public (no ticket needed), and are the perfect opportunity to catch some game action up close.
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POWERADE 3 v. 3 Tournament - For basketball fans looking to create their own Final Four excitement, the 3 v. 3 Tournament is an opportunity to showcase your skills on the court within Bracket Town. Players of any skill level are encouraged to participate – whether you’re new to the game or are a seasoned player, this tournament is for you. Registration begins January 23 and teams consist of three to four players in ages ranging from nine to 40+. Team registration is $75 from Feb. 1 to March 17 and is $100 after March 17.
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Final Four 5K presented by Northwestern Mutual - The Northwestern Mutual sponsored event takes participants on a scenic detour through the streets of Georgia’s capital and ends at International Plaza outside the Georgia Dome, where the day’s semifinal games will take place.
The 5K is open to all ages and will benefit the Coaches vs. Cancer® program, a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society® and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) that empowers coaches, teams and local communities to make a difference in the fight against cancer. Proceeds from the race will help fund pediatric cancer research and other American Cancer Society initiatives.
Runners, walkers and basketball fans who register to participate in the event can use their race number for $2 off admission to Bracket Town Refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero®, the Ultimate Final Four® Fan Fest held at the Georgia World Congress Center, April 5-8.
Participants can register online at www.ncaa.com/finalfour or www.active.com until 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. Registration and packet pick-up for the Road to the Final Four 5K begins at 6:30 a.m. on race day at the International Plaza near the Georgia World Congress Center. Runners and walkers also can register on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. A $25 entry fee applies for the Timed 5K Run and a $20 entry fee applies for the Untimed 5K Walk/Run. The entry fee for those who register on race day is $30 for the Timed 5K Run and $25 for the Untimed 5K Walk/Run.
Interested in becoming a volunteer for the 2013 Final Four, signup here: www.volunteerfinalfouratl.com
Team Benches will be on the north side of the stadium, approximately in front of sections 114 and 117”
Getting to the Game
The Georgia Dome is located to the immediate west of the downtown Atlanta area on the corner of Northside Drive and Georgia Dome Drive. The Dome is also accessible by the MARTA rail system via Vine City and Georgia Dome stations. Parking is at a premium on event days, so taking MARTA is highly recommended. For complete information on MARTA visit itsmarta.com. Many MARTA stations offer free parking lots.
While traveling to and from games, all drivers are encouraged to follow the directions of traffic police.
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Members of the media who are looking to acquire parking spaces for live trucks should fill out the form here and return to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note this form is ONLY for satellite/microwave trucks. General media parking information will be provided with your credential request.
All Payment & Request forms are due in full prior to 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 (first day of access to the Orange Lot). All spaces are reserved on a first come-first served basis, and cannot be reserved until payment information has been received and processed.
Information about Parking during the NCAA Final Four
It was brought to our attention that an un-authorized third party has been selling NCAA Final Four Event Parking Passes without consent from the Georgia Dome, Georgia World Congress Center and NCAA. The parking passes were sold at a significantly higher price than the face value of the parking pass. If you purchased parking passes from http://www.finalfourparking.info/Default.asp and are disputing the parking price please contact the un-authorized thirty-party seller at 256-652-3334.
For information about parking on our campus, visit http://www.gadome.com/guest/directions/Parking.aspx