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  • Sat., Aug. 19, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Jr Cheerleaders pres. by Texas Children's Hospital

    Registration is Now Open for Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders!

    Has your little cheerleader always wanted to perform in front of thousands?
    Now's their chance!   

    Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders presented by Texas Children's Hospital

    Performance:
    Texans vs New England Patriots
    During pregame ceremonies
    Saturday, August 19, 2017
    7:00 PM Kickoff

    Mandatory Rehearsal:
    Sunday, August 13, 2017
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Check-in
    2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Rehearsal
    Houston Methodist Training Center


    Registration is $199 per child and includes a Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders uniform, poms, Texans hair bow, post-performance dinner, online instructional video, souvenir performance DVD, and MUCH MORE!

    Register - http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/junior-cheer.html

  • Tue., Aug. 29, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon pres. by Amegy Bank of Texas

    The Houston Texans Team Luncheon is set for Tuesday, August 329 from noon – 2pm with the entire Texans team.  Hear from Head Coach Bill O’Brien and top Texans players as they prepare for the 2017 season!

    Table/Ticket Info - http://www.houstontexans.com/community/team-luncheon.html

Gameday


Gameday Activities: Texans vs. Patriots

The Houston Texans provide a complete gameday experience for fans who make the trip to NRG Stadium.

General Information
The Houston Texans strongly encourage all fans attending to be in their seats by at least 30 minutes prior to kickoff to participate in the pregame activities and be ready for kickoff.

During a Houston Texans game, guests who encounter something that disrupts their enjoyment of the game or have a question can text us at 832-241-0202 for an immediate response.

Parking Lot/Stadium Gate Information
-All parking lots will open four (4) hours prior to kickoff as with all other Texans home games.
-All main stadium gates will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff.  
Pregame/In-Game Entertainment

Gate Entertainment: North Shore Middle School and Barbers Hill Middle School Cheerleaders
Texas Flag Holders: Houston Texans YMCA Flag Football Teams
Pre-Game Entertainment: Jr. Cheerleaders presented by Texas Children's Hospital
Color Guard: Sam Rayburn High School Army JROTC
Coin Toss Captains: Team Captains from Katy High School, the Friday Night Football presented by Nike featured game on September 1st
Homefield Advantage Captain: Special Olympics -- Goose Creek Flag Football Team
National Anthem: The Woodlands High School Marching Band
Halftime: Youth Football Classic presented by Nike

Special Presentations
Coach of the Year Recognition, Matt Valmore from Furr High School with the 2017 Coach of the Week presented by Houston Methodist Kickoff

Greater Houston Football Coaches Association Hall of Honor Inductees:
Don Clayton – Cinco Ranch HS
Elliot Allen – Stratford HS
Mike Jackson – La Marque HS
GE and Methodist Most Valuable Moms Kickoff Presentation

In-Game
Gridiron, TX presented by Miller Lite: Stringbenders
Bud Light Cantina: Will Carter
Crown Royal Saloon: DJ Ernie
Bud Light Lounge: DJ London
West Club: Danny Ray and the Acoustic Production
East Club: Obsolete August

Texans Ambassadors Appearances
The Houston Texans Ambassadors are a group of former Texans and NFL players who reside in the Houston area that represents the team at Texans games and in the community.

Times Event Ambassadors
4p-5p HEB Tailgater of the Game Curtis Duncan
4:30p-6:30p Fan Zone Mike Quinn
5p-6p Bud Plaza ND Kalu/Matt Murphy
5:30p Texans Radio Kevin Walter
5:30p-6:45p Verizon West Club Danny Clark/Mike Barber
5:30p-6:45p Verizon East Club Danny Clark/Mike Barber
6:30p Gameday Central Chester Pitts
6p-7p XFINITY X1 Wall Kevin Walter
Halftime Gameday Central Chester Pitts

Retail Perks
Featured Item of the Game: $10 Off All Houston Texans Bobbleheads
Stop by the NEW Houston Texans Team Shop at Section 117 for all your shopping needs inside NRG Stadium!

Other

 
Bud Light Plaza

Start your NFL gameday experience at a free pregame tailgate party at Bud Light Plaza (MAP). The party includes live bands, Texans Countdown Live in Bud Light Plaza, interactive games and plenty of food, drinks and fun.

Bud Light Plaza opens two and a half hours prior to kickoff. In addition, the Texans Cheerleaders, Deep Steel Thunder Band and TORO will make an appearance before each game.

4:30 Bud Light Plaza, Chevron Kids Corner and BULLevard presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors opens
5:30 Cheerleaders Performance
5:45 Deep Steel Thunder Band Performance

The BULLevard presented by Academy Sports and Outdoors

Visit the BULLevard for pregame activities for the entire family. This fan-friendly area, located south of NRG Stadium between the Stadium and NRG Astrodome, includes interactive games, music and much more as you get ready for kickoff. The BULLevard opens two and a half hours prior to kickoff.


Churrascos Club

The Churrascos Club, located in the Houston Methodist Training Center, is the spot for an elite pregame party. You'll enjoy a specially prepared buffet menu catered by Churrascos, beverages provided by Coors and Coca-Cola and entertainment! For tickets and information, click here or call 832-667-2390.

Food Trucks

There will be food trucks in Bud Light Plaza and on the BULLevard.


Tailgating

The Houston Texans not only allow tailgating, we encourage it! We want NRG Stadium to provide the finest tailgating experience in the NFL, so we have established a few guidelines to make your tailgating party great:

• All Parking lots (except for platinum) will open four hours prior to kickoff.
• All parking at NRG Stadium will require a pre-purchased parking hangtag; you will not be able to buy any additional parking at the gate.
• Parking is first-come, first-served for the first hour; saving spots will not be allowed. If you would like to tailgate near friends, please arrive together.
• NRG Stadium entrance gates will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
• Tailgating will be limited to one 8’x 16’ space for each valid parking hangtag, and must not cross over into the drive lane designated by the blue lines down each aisle.
• The use of “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (UAS) or “Drones” and other remotely controlled aircraft or ground vehicles is strictly prohibited at NRG Stadium and NRG Park.  Anyone possessing or operating such devices at NRG Park is subject to confiscation of the item, removal from NRG Park and possible legal action in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws.
• RV’s, buses, and oversized vehicles will need to pre-purchase a minimum of two parking spots and need to park in the designated RV areas in each lot. 
• If you plan to extend sides or set chairs outside of your RV or Bus you will need parking hangtags in addition to the ones for the space that will be used by you vehicle.
• For safety, fans may not stand, sit, or congregate on the tops of vehicles, busses or RV’s.
• Generators that create excessive noise or harmful fumes are prohibited. (As determined by Texans staff.)
• Barbecues in tow will also be required to have an additional pre-purchased hangtag. You will not be allowed to buy one at the gate.
• No Music system speakers may exceed 18” tall and 12” wide
• Music speakers my not produce sound greater than 68 decibels in accordance to the City of Houston sound ordinance Sections 30.1-30.9
• No Pets of any kind are allowed at Houston Texans games except, certified service animals
• The Houston Texans do not allow the solicitation of cash for goods or services within the NRG Stadium parking lots; this includes but is not limited to tips, donations, or payment for food, beverage, merchandise, promotional products.
• Liquid charcoal starter or other flammable liquids are strictly prohibited. Charcoal may be started with an electrical starter designed for this purpose or quick starting charcoal is recommended. Open flames are allowed but all barbecue pits left unattended must be extinguished.
• Ash containers, trash containers and port-o-lets are located in each lot.
• Hot ashes, cinders, smothering coal, or other hot materials must be disposed of in the Orange dumpsters only.
• Trash must be disposed of the in the Green dumpsters only.
• For safety purposes, all tents, chairs, etc. must be put away before entering NRG Stadium.
• In order to ensure the safety of our fans, no golf carts, Segways, motorized coolers, skateboards, bicycles, or large balloons will be allowed for use by fans in the parking lots.
• NRG Stadium and the Houston Texans do not grant the right to display advertising, banners or signs, or distribute promotional items on property. Fans may be asked to remove inappropriate banners or signs.
• All cooking equipment shall be situated away from crowds, buildings, vehicles or combustible materials.  A minimum clearance distance of 3 feet is required.
• A minimum class 2A-10B:C fire extinguisher with a current service tag is required at each cooking area.
• LP-gas cooking appliances shall be UL listed and approved for use. LP-gas cylinders shall be secured in an upright position to keep from falling and positioned to prevent impact from vehicle traffic. Portable generators are not to be filled while running and fuel must be in a UL listed safety can (2 gal. max). Guests are welcome to continue tailgating up to one hour after the end of the game. However, in some instances guests may be asked to clear the parking lots before that time.
• Any violation of the fire safety regulations will be subject to citations being issued by the City of Houston Fire Inspector.
• For any further information regarding these guidelines or any other questions on the day of the game please call 832-667-1400 or text our text line number at 832-241-0202.
• The Houston Texans reserve the right to revoke the season parking pass of those who do not comply with these guidelines.