GAMEDAY GUIDE: Jets vs. Giants 8/24

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The New York Jets will host their cross-town rivals New York Giants in the MetLife Bowl, for the final preseason home game on Friday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. This matchup is presented by MetLife.

  • Parking lots open: 2:30 p.m. (Parking Map)
  • Will call open: 4:30 p.m.
  • Gates open: 5:30 p.m. (Stadium Map)
  • Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

Ticketing for all Jets home games is mobile only. For Stadium entry:

  • Season Ticket Holders: Use your Jets Rewards card or the new virtual Jets Rewards card in the Jets Official Mobile App
  • General Public: Download and manage your tickets in the Jets Official Mobile App
  • Suites: Use your hard tickets that have been mailed or manage your tickets in the Jets Official Mobile App

Fans should download or transfer their tickets prior to arriving to MetLife Stadium and have their tickets prominently displayed prior to approaching the entry gate. Fans are strongly encouraged to add their tickets to their Apple or Google Pay wallets to expedite event entry. For more information on mobile-ticketing, including step-by-step instructions, click here (nyjets.com/mobileticketing).

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PREGAME NOTES:
National Anthem:
Saint Anthony's High School Gregoria Schola, from Long Island, NY

ON THE ISLAND
Jets Island:
Stop by pregame to enjoy fan activities including the Bud Light Beer Garden, Dunkin' Donuts' Sip, Peel, & Win promotion, IdentoGO (see below) along with M&T Bank giveaways and games.

IdentoGo TSA PRE CHECK: Located in the Mobile RV, IdentoGo will be enrolling fans that sign-up for TSA Pre-Check. Each fan that enrolls at the RV will receive a $20 MLS gameday gift card, 250 Jets Rewards and a fast pass credential for quicker entry into MetLife Stadium. The enrollment will begin when the parking lot opens at 2:30 p.m. until kickoff. IdentoGo will also be activated inside the Toyota Mezz Club. Guests that enroll in the Toyota Club will also receive a $20 MLS Gameday Gift Card. Enrollments in the club begin when gates open at 5:30 p.m. up until the end of halftime.

To setup your appointment:

  • Pre-enroll here https://www.identogo.com/rv
  • Choose Schedule an Appointment and then Apply Now.
  • Fill out steps 1 through 4, Step 4 of 4, type in your location "East Rutherford, NJ"
  • You will be prompted to a screen to click "MetLife Stadium"
  • Bring your passport to the Mobile Enrollment Center on the island between the MetLife and Verizon Gates.

Dunkin Donuts Sampling: Stop by pregame to enjoy Maple Pecan and Pumpkin iced coffee samples.

ON THE PLAZA
ESPN Radio:
Erik Coleman, Dan Graca and Greg Buttle will be hosting the pregame radio show starting at 5:30 p.m. live from the MetLife Central stage.

MetLife Gate: Meet Jets Legend Wesley Walker for photos and autographs from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Jets Fest: On the plaza, kids can explore a variety of inflatable rides, player cutouts and more.

Super Bowl III Experience Located on the plaza between MetLife Gate and the Verizon Gate, you'll have the opportunity to take photos with Super Bowl III memorabilia.

Jets Launch Crew presented by Seasonal World:  Located throughout the parking lots pregame, staff will be handing out giveaways and shooting t-shirts into the crowd during the game.

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IN THE STADIUM
50/50 Raffle:
The New York Jets Foundation will host a 50/50 raffle at all Jets home games this season. Fans can purchase raffle tickets and the lucky winner will split the jackpot with the New York Jets Foundation. The winner will be announced in the fourth quarter.

Raffle tickets can be purchased by credit/debit cards from 50/50 Raffle staff members wearing neon green 50/50 Raffle shirts beginning three hours prior to kickoff. In addition, fans can purchase tickets from kiosks in the following sections: 131, 146, 217, 235, 301, 311, 326, and 336. Tickets pricing is 5 for $10, 20 for $20, 80 for $40, and 250 for $100.

For more information, visit nyjets.com/5050raffle.

Sharp Showcase Lounge: Beginning at 6:00pm in the Toyota Club, Jets Legends Joe Klecko & Tony Richardson will host an intimate Q&A for fans

Alumni Alley: From 6:30pm – 7:00pm meet Jets Legends Fred Baxter and Aaron Beasley

HALFTIME:
Youth Football

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ADDITIONAL INFO FOR FANS:
Jets Rewards Early Entry Bonus:
Jets Season Ticket Holders who enter MetLife Stadium 45 minutes prior to kickoff will receive a special 1,000-point early entry bonus. Fans that enter 15 minutes prior to kickoff will receive 500 early entry bonus points.

Fans First: Show our young fans how to represent Jets Nation. If you see someone's passion cross the line and set a bad example for our young fans, text the word JETS to 78247 or call the Jets Guest Service Hotline at 201-559-1515. Remember, young fans will follow your lead, so please be respectful.

Food & Beverage Item of the Game: $4 candy (Swedish Fish, Sour Patch kids, and Peanut M&M's)

Merchandise Item of the Game: 15% off mini helmets

Uber: Uber is the official rideshare partner of the New York Jets. The pickup location will default to a pin in the official Uber Zone, located in Lot E off of West Peripheral Road, right outside of the Verizon Gate.

Clear Bag Policy: The NFL's carry-in bag policy will be in effect for the 2018 season to ensure a safe and secure game environment. Make sure you share this information with your family and friends attending the game.

Fans may bring only the following style and size bag into the stadium:

  • Bags that are CLEAR plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12" in size.
  • One-gallon clear plastic food storage bag.
  • Small clutch bag approximately the size of a hand (4.5" x 6.5"), with or without a handle or strap — this can be carried separately or within a clear bag.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to: all purses, bags or containers larger than a small clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags, and camera bags; seat cushions are also prohibited. For more information visit http://www.nfl.com/allclear.

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