Public Events in Arizona during the National Championship Game

EventDateStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionTicket PriceLocation Hosted By
Playoff Fan CentralFriday 1/8/16 – Sunday 1/10/16Friday – 3:00 PM
Saturday – 7:30 AM
Sunday 12:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 PM
Saturday – 8:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 PM
Multi Day Festival
Interactive games
Sponsor activities
Family friendly
$5 for groups of 20 or more
Buy tickets at USE CODE “CFAFAMILY
Phoenix Convention Center 100 N. 3rd St. Phoenix AZ 85004 North Building (Halls 1-6)College Football Playoff National Championship
Arizona Clemson Club – Weekend KickoffSaturday 1/9/166:00 PM10:00 PMIf you are arriving early for the game, join the Arizona Clemson Club for a pre-welcome to Arizona event. Southern Tailgate Style. FREECoach’s Corner Grill 333 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85004Arizona Clemson Club
Extra Yard 5KSunday 1/10/169:00 AMTBDCFP Foundation 5K
3.1 mile rave in Downtown Phoenix
Overall male and female winner will win tickets to the National Championship game
$25 Onsite
$35 (registration opens at 7:30 AM)

Register at

Downtown Phoenix; The race will start and finish at the intersection of 1st Street and Madison Street outside of Talking Stick ArenaCollege Football Playoff National Championship
Community Service EventSunday 1/10/169:30 AM1:00 PMHelp make a difference in Arizona!
Join the local club at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, an organization whose mission is to Feed, Clothe, House, and Heal the poor and needy members in the Arizona community.
Details at

Email Tracey Clark at to register.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul 1075 W Jackson Street Phoenix, AZ 85007Arizona Clemson Club
Taste of the ChampionshipSunday 1/10/165:00 PMTBDSample gourmet food and beverages from around the country
Headliner: Food Network Celebrity Chef, Beau MacMillan
Rick Erwins will represent Clemson in this competition
General Admission $250
Table of 10 – $3,000
Purchase tickets at
Phoenix Convention Center 100 N. 3rd St. Phoenix AZ 85004 South BallroomCollege Football Playoff National Championship
Clemson Welcome Party1/10/166:00 PM10:00 PMJoin the Arizona Clemson Club, IPTAY and the Alumni Association at the official Clemson Welcome Party at Chase Field! Cash bar. Hors d’oeuvresFREEFront Row Sports Grill/Chase Field 401 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
IPTAY, Clemson Alumni Association, Arizona Clemson Club
Clemson Legends Party at the W1/10/1610:00 PM2:00 AMJoin the Legends of Clemson at W Scottsdale hosted by former NFL Player Brian Dawkins and the Clemson Alumni Association.
The rooftop event will include several Clemson legends including:
-Brian Dawkins
– Stephone Anthony
– Kris Benson
– Tajh Boyd
– Dale Davis
– CJ Spiller
– Charlie Whitehurst, among others.
The event will benefit ONE Clemson, which raises funds to support campus-wide initiatives within both athletics and academics, providing the ultimate impact to students, faculty and staff at Clemson University.
A pre-party will begin at 8:00 PM. Athletes will arrive around 10:00 PM.
Ticket prices vary based on availability and will increase as the event approaches. Ticket sales are managed by The W Scottsdale.
Purchase tickets at
W Scottsdale 7277 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251Brian Dawkins, Clemson Alumni Association
Championship Tailgate1/11/1611:00 AMTBDThe ultimate game day tailgate featuring:
– Interactive games
– Sponsor activities
– Concessions and
– ESPN broadcast sets.
– Eric Church will headline Championship Tailgate from the Capital One Quicksilver Stage.
– Opening for Church will be one of Nashville’s most exciting live acts, Moon Taxi!
Free for all national championship game ticket holdersUniversity of Phoenix Stadium 1 Cardinals Dr Glendale, AZ 85305 Great LawnCollege Football Playoff National Championship
Upstate SC Viewing Party at The Well1/11/167:00 PM11:00 PMThe Clemson Alumni Association, IPTAY and the Greenville Clemson Club are hosting the Upstate’s largest viewing party for the Clemson University National Championship Game at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Admission into the arena for the viewing party will be FREE. The game will be shown on the large center video board, which will be lowered, as well as on all televisions around the arena. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.FREEBon Secours Wellness Arena 650 N Academy Street Greenville, SC IPTAY, Clemson Alumni Association, Greenville Clemson Club

Clemson Discounts while you are in town:

Simply wear your Clemson gear to any of these establishments while in Arizona and receive an exclusive discount just for showing the world you are Solid Orange! And be sure to bring your paw stamped $2 bills!

Coach’s Corner:
Downtown Phoenix location
333 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 293-3332

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row:
Old Town Scottsdale Location
4420 N Saddlebag Trail
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 945-4200
Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row:
Tempe – Mill Avenue Location
640 S Mill Ave #120
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 794-1477
El Hefe Mexican Restaurant:
Old Town Scottsdale Location
4425 N Saddlebag Trail
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
El Hefe Mexican Restaurant:
Tempe – Mill Avenue Location
640 S Mill Ave #110
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 257-2797

Philly’s Sports Bar & Grill
Tempe location – Home of the Arizona Clemson Club
1826 N Scottsdale Rd
Tempe , AZ 85281

Philly’s Sports Bar & Grill
Priest Location
1402 South Priest Drive
Tempe , AZ 85281

Philly’s on Warner
4855 E. Warner
Phoenix , AZ 85044

Additional Details on the Clemson Welcome Party!

Headed to Arizona for the National Championship game? Join the Arizona Clemson Club, IPTAY and the Clemson Alumni Association for the Clemson Welcome Party!

Front Row Sports Grill
Sunday, January 10th, 2016
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Conveniently located near the Convention Center and Championship Campus in downtown Phoenix
Chase Field – Home of the Arizona Diamondbacks
401 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Light Rail – 3rd Street / Jefferson Rail Station
Need transportation while in town? Valley Metro Transportation
Weekend Activities:
The Championship Campus Presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community is where all the fan action happens the weekend before the College Football Playoff National Championship, right in vibrant downtown Phoenix. Experience three days of exciting fan events with great food, interactive fan activities, games and so much more. It’s the place to be!
Learn more about the Championship Campus

Community Service Event:

While in Arizona for the National Championship, join the Arizona Clemson Club and the Clemson Alumni Association as we make a difference in Arizona by volunteering with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – an organization whose mission is to Feed, Clothe, House, and Heal the poor and needy members in the Arizona community. The event will take place at the Henry Unger (Phoenix) Dining Room and the HSC Garden.  The location is in Phoenix and is convenient for fans staying downtown.
Volunteer duties will be split into two groups where one group will work in the dining room setting up, serving, bussing tables, and cleaning up.  The other half will help set up the community garden which is used to provide fresh fruits and veggies used in their dining rooms and to hand out to needy families.
Date:   Sunday, January 10th
Time:   9:30am-1:00pm
Location:  1075 W Jackson St, Phoenix, AZ 85007, the blue building.
Parking: Use the gate code 3044* for access to the volunteer parking lot off of 10th Ave and Jackson St. or 3044* for the entrance off of 13th Ave and Madison St.
Dress code:  Comfortable attire: jeans, t-shirt (Clemson colors preferred), closed-toe shoes, ie. sneakers. For your safety, NO heels, short- shorts, tank tops, spaghetti straps or strapless tops. NO sandals or open-toe shoes.
Age Limit: 14 years old and older.
Waiver:  All volunteers need to sign (or if under 18, have a guardian sign) a waiver.  The waiver will be available the morning of the event for you to sign.   Waivers remain on file and are required on a one-time basis.
Anyone interested in volunteering should sign up as follows:
– Email Tracey Clark –
– Provide the number of participants
– Provide the name of all participants.
– Please provide your email and phone number
Instructions and volunteer code for the event will be sent as confirmation of your participation.