NCAA Division I Football Championship Game
FC Dallas Soccer Stadium
Center City District
(North East corner of Tollway & Main Street)
Saturday January 5 2013
Kickoff at 12:00 pm
Christmas and the Holiday Season are behind us. Residents of Frisco TX are now looking forward to hosting the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in the New Years’ week.
NCAA Division I Football Championship is not to be confused with what most college football fans know College Football as – Bowl Championship Series Championship (also known as Division I-A) such as Rose Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Tostitos Bowl. This year 2012, the BCS Championship is played in Miami, FL where Notre Dame meets Alabama on January 7 2013.
The NCAA Division I Football Championship 2012 is a rematch between Sam Houston State and North Dakota State at the FC Dallas stadium in Frisco TX at 12:00 pm. North Dakota State defeated Sam Houston State 17-16 last year.
The City of Frisco worked hard to bring the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game to Frisco TX. Recently, the NCAA signs another 3 years to keep the Championship Game in Frisco TX from 2013 through 2016.
There will be many activities for both teams as well as Frisco TX residents to participate:
Tailgate Town – FREE EVENT
Saturday January 5 2013
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
FC Dallas stadium Gold Parking Lot (west side of stadium)
9200 World Cup Way, Frisco TX
Tailgate Town is a free event for all. Frisco TX residents can bring their friends, families and children to attend the festivities before kick-off. There will be food and beverages for purchase, live music band, team band performances, youth clinics, autograph sessions, football interactive games, a mechanic bull, children’s inflatable’s & bounce houses, face painting and souvenir sales. Tailgate events are encouraged prior to kickoff. However, it should be conducted in a respectful manner as in not to disrupt other attendees.
Propane tanks are allowed but not charcoal, lighter fluids or open flame grills.
Guests should also drink responsibly and when determined intoxicated and disturbing, the City of Frisco police or Management may ask guests to leave, or could be subjected to other consequences.
See RV Camper in Parking Information.
NCAA Division I Championship 2013 GameDay Ticket Information
The NCAA Division I Championship Game 2013 is held at FC Dallas stadium in Frisco TX, just off the North Texas Tollway & Main Street (east of Tollway) is SOLD OUT.
NCAA Division I Championship 2013 Frisco TX Hotel Information
There are many hotels to select from, all located in the City of Frisco, within a few short miles and driving distance to FC Dallas Stadium:
- Comfort Suites at Frisco Square
- Holiday Inn Express
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Hampton Inn & Suites
- A-Loft Frisco,
- Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Embassy Suites Hotel
- Westin Stonebriar
- Sheraton Stonebriar
Comfort Suites at Frisco Square is the closest hotel to FC Dallas Stadium.
In addition, Frisco TX is not that large. From the North to the South sides, it takes at most 10-12 minutes driving on the North Texas Tollway. 20 minutes if you get on the local streets.
Use the Wayfinding system to navigate in and around Frisco TX.
NCAA Division I Championship 2013 Frisco TX Parking Information
FC Dallas Stadium parking lot opens at 8:00 am on Gameday. $10 on first-come, first-serve basis.
For RV Campers, vehicles are available in the Green Parking lot. The RV and Camper parking may purchase up to 4 “regular” lots. There are no RV hook-ups, electrical or plumbing available at the Pizza Hut Parking lot. Absolutely no dumping of gray or black water on FC Dallas stadium grounds.