FRISCO, Texas –The free ticket lottery for the 2018 NFL Draft, which is being held at AT&T Stadium this April, is opening Tuesday.
Starting Feb. 20, fans interested in attending this year's draft should visit NFL.com/FanMobilePass to register for an opportunity to win free tickets for themselves and a guest to access seating inside AT&T Stadium to watch the event live.
The Cowboys' turn hosting the NFL draft will be the first time the event has been hosted at an NFL stadium. In addition to the interior of AT&T Stadium, the 2018 NFL Draft site will also encompass the building's outdoor plazas. This includes the free NFL Draft Experience presented by Dannon® Oikos® Triple Zero, which will take over the area directly outside the stadium.
It will be the largest free festival ever created by the NFL, spanning the size of 26 football fields and featuring immersive experiences, virtual reality, player appearances, and more.
Fan Mobile Pass also provides fans attending the NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero with the chance to receive standby theater tickets – as seats become available – by checking-in on Thursday for Round 1, Friday for Rounds 2-3, and Saturday for Rounds 4-7.
The NFL draft has grown into one of the biggest sporting events of the year. A record-breaking 250,000 fans attended the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia, along with more than 1,800 accredited media who covered it. In total, the event generated more than $94 million in economic impact for the city, surpassing initial projections and supporting an estimated 30,000 local jobs.
Here are some important dates for fans to know regarding the upcoming draft:
- February 20:Fans may now register for Fan Mobile Pass at NFL.com/FanMobilePass. By registering, fans will have access to NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero, as well as the chance to win a free ticket for themselves and a guest to access seating inside the NFL Draft Theater.
- March 14: Until Wednesday, March 14 at 11:59 PM ET, fans may register for Fan Mobile Pass to be eligible for free seated tickets inside the NFL Draft Theater. After March 14, registration remains open for NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero, also giving fans a chance to win standby theater tickets.
- Late March: Fans randomly selected for seated tickets will receive an e-mail notifying them of the date (one of three days) and instructions for confirming attendance.
- April 26 to April 28:The NFL Draft Experience presented by Oikos Triple Zero opens for fans of all ages and teams. Through Fan Mobile Pass, fans attending this free football festival will have the chance to receive stand-by tickets for seats inside the NFL Draft Theater.