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BCS Championship Schedule of Events

Notre Dame Alumni Association Welcome Tent
Date: Saturday, January 5 and Sunday, January 6
Time: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: 660 Ocean Drive – between 7th and 8th Street (Miami Beach, FL)

Make sure to stop by the Notre Dame Alumni Association welcome tent located at the Discover Championship Fan Experience. Hear what's happening on campus, meet the staff, and learn about upcoming NDAA events. All alumni, parents, and friends are welcome.

Discover Championship Fan Experience
Date: Saturday, January 5
Time: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Ocean Drive - between 6th and 9th Street (660 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL)

Experience the thrill and excitement of the Discover Championship Fan Experience on beautiful Ocean Drive. Live bands, interactive games, zip line, contests, Championship Trophy photo opportunities and much more. Free and open to the public.

Notre Dame Pep Rally
Date: Saturday, January 5
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Location: Ocean Drive - between 6th and 9th Street (660 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL)

Come out and support the Fighting Irish as a Notre Dame football tradition moves to South Beach. The Notre Dame Marching Band, cheerleaders and Leprechaun will be attendance. Guest speakers include Notre Dame coaching legend Lou Holtz, Irish greats Joe Theismann, Tony Rice, Pat Terrell, Mike Golic Sr., and comedian Martin Short.

Notre Dame Masses
Date: Sunday, January 6
Time: 10 a.m.- 11a.m.
Location: Ballroom, InterContinental - Downtown Miami
Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., celebrant and homilist. Free and open to the public.

Location: Ballroom, Bonaventure Resort and Spa
Rev. Paul Kollman, C.S.C., celebrant and homilist. Open to the public.

National Championship Game Service Project
Date: Sunday, January 6
Time: 12 – 4:30 p.m. (Registration 12-12:45 p.m.)
Location: Roots in the City, urban garden 2 miles west of downtown Miami; please meet across the street from the historic Mount Zion Baptist Church at 301 Northwest 9th Street, Miami, FL 33136

Join other alumni, students, parents, friends, as well as volunteers from the University of Alabama to transform a city block in downtown Miami into an urban vegetable garden benefitting the low-income neighborhood and homeless population. Service project will conclude with a neighborhood social with refreshments and visits from the Notre Dame cheerleaders and University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. For more information, click here. This event is free and includes a light lunch.

Discover Championship Fan Experience
Date: Sunday, January 6
Time: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Concert from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. with opening act at 5pm (Bands TBA)
Location: Ocean Drive - between 6th and 9th Street (660 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL)

Experience the thrill and excitement of the Discover Championship Fan Experience on beautiful Ocean Drive. Live bands, interactive games, zip line, contests, Championship Trophy photo opportunities and much more. Free and open to the public.

Official Notre Dame Alumni Association Party
Date: Sunday, January 6
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Location: The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL

Join us at the official Notre Dame Alumni Association party at the historic Fillmore Theater in South Beach. The evening will include an open bar of beer and wine and Miami-inspired entertainment! You won’t want to miss an exclusive look at the official 2012 Notre Dame Football Highlight video. Limited space available. Sign up today! Click here to register.

Cost: $100.00 per person includes beer, wine, soft drinks and entertainment. Food will be available for purchase. Only 21 years of age and over admitted.

Notre Dame Gameday
Date: Monday, January 7
Time: 12 – 4 p.m.
Location: Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL

Be a part of the largest Notre Dame fan party of the year! This event will be the destination for Notre Dame alumni, family and friends to kick off the National Championship Game. This festival will feature world-renowned Irish band Gaelic Storm, cheerleaders, the Leprechaun and special Notre Dame celebrity guest speakers. There will be activities and fun for every age group. We anticipate more than 10,000 Notre Dame fans to be a part of this very special event – an event you will not want to miss! Cost is $100.00 per person at the door and includes tailgate buffet, beer, wine, and soft drinks. (Children under 12 admitted free.)

Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone
Date: Monday, January 7
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Gate G Parking Lot, Sun Life Stadium

Experience the thrill and tradition of Sun Life Stadium and college football at the Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone presented by Allstate. Enjoy live entertainment, interactive and inflatable games and a pep rally for each team participating in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game. Platinum recording country music star Luke Bryan will headline the Championship Game Day Fan Zone. Bryan’s performance outside Sun Life Stadium will cap off a day of fun activities for fans. Tickets required. More information

Notre Dame vs. Alabama - BCS National Championship Game
Date: Monday, January 7
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Sun Life Stadium