Procedures for fans to attend the draft Dan Leberfeld

The NFL announced procedures for fans wishing to attend the 79th NFL Draft on Thursday-Saturday, May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. 

The NFL Draft returns to primetime with Round 1 slated for 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 8.  Rounds 2 and 3 will be held on Friday, May 9 beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET.  Rounds 4-7 will be held on Saturday, May 10 beginning at 12 p.m. ET.

The NFL Draft is a free event, however seating is very limited.  The “All Clear” bag policy will be in effect for all fans who enter Radio City Music Hall.  More information about the “All Clear” bag policy can be found here (http://www.nfl.com/allclear).

Night 1 Procedures:

All persons wishing for an opportunity to attend the Draft on Thursday, May 8 should obtain a wristband on the evening of Wednesday, May 7 on the 50th Street side of Radio City Music Hall.  Wristband distribution will begin at 7:00 p.m. Wristbands to secure a ticket for entry into the Draft on Thursday will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to all individuals in line.  All persons wishing to attend the Draft must be present in order to receive a wristband and will be required to register and provide contact information on-site.  No exceptions will be made.

Fans who receive the wristbands then may line up for entry into the Draft beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at which time they will receive their ticket indicating their seat location. Tickets will be distributed at random. Doors open at 6:40 p.m.  Fan entry will take place at the “Carriage Door Entrance” located on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

Night 2 Procedures:

All persons wishing to attend the Draft on Friday, May 9 may obtain a wristband beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 on the 50th Street side of Radio City Music Hall.  Wristbands to secure a ticket for entry into the Draft on Friday will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to all individuals in line.  All persons wishing to attend the Draft must be present in order to receive a wristband and will be required to register and provide contact information on-site.  No exceptions will be made.

Fans who receive the wristbands then may line up for entry into the Draft beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9 at which time they will receive their ticket indicating their seat location. Tickets will be distributed at random.  Doors open at 5:40 p.m.  Fan entry will take place at the “Carriage Door Entrance” located on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

In addition to the above procedures, fans may reserve their tickets in advance to attend the Night 2 of the Draft on Friday, May 9 by visiting http://1iota.com/Show/368/2014-NFL-Draft. 

Day 3 Procedures:

Entry into Day 3 of the Draft will occur on a first-come, first-served basis when doors open at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 10.  Fan entry will take place at the “Carriage Door Entrance” located on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

In addition to the above procedures, fans may reserve their tickets in advance to attend Day 3 of the Draft on Saturday, May 10 by visiting http://1iota.com/Show/368/2014-NFL-Draft.