WELCOME DUCKS FANS!

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Welcome to the Official University of Oregon College Football Playoff Championship Game Tour! To ensure that all goes smoothly, please read the following information carefully, as it will provide valuable information about your trip. Please remember to visit the UOAA Hospitality Desk daily for any tour updates. Thank you for traveling with us, we look forward to seeing you in Dallas!


Distributed at the Hotel:
  • Credential name badge, lanyard and ticket holder
  • Playoff Fan Central tickets
  • Souvenirs
  • Tour itinerary and event details
  • Game Day Maps
Official Tour Credential
To help tour hosts identify you as part of the Ducks Fan Travel group, we ask that you wear your official tour identification credential (name badge) for all tour related events and motorcoach events. Your tour credentials will be distributed with your travel documents on-site. Tour credentials are required for the Welcome Brunch, Sunday Fan Central shuttle, Pregame Luncheon, and Game Day Transfer.
Tour Intinerary
Saturday, January 10
Please note: Dallas is on Central Time (CST)
Welcome to Dallas!
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM The UOAA Hospitality Desk will be staffed at your hotel. Please plan to stop by at some point during your stay to pick up your Playoff Fan Central tickets, tour name badge credentials, welcome packet and souvenir. The Gaylord Hospitality Desk is located in the Tour Lobby, located in the Hill Country portion of the hotel. The Hyatt Regency Hospitality Desk is located in Moreno A, located on the Atrium Level of the hotel.
Sunday, January 11
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM The UOAA Hospitality Desk will be staffed at your hotel. Please plan to stop by at some point during your stay to pick up your Playoff Fan Central tickets, tour name badge credentials, welcome packet and souvenir.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

OREGON NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BRUNCH

The University of Oregon Alumni Association invites you to join us at the Gaylord Texan Resort for a brunch welcoming you to Dallas and to celebrate the championship spirit in our athletic programs, schools, colleges, and across campus.

Hyatt Regency guests please meet in the lobby at 8:45 AM for a 9:15 AM departure to the Gaylord

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FAN CENTRAL SHUTTLES

Take advantage of our continuous shuttles from the Gaylord Texan Resort to the Playoff Central Fan Fest, located at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. Shuttles will run from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The UO Pep Rally will take place at Fan Central from 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.

Hyatt Regency guests can take the shuttle continuously between the Convention Center and the Gaylord. The Hyatt Regency is adjacent to the Convention Center.

Monday, January 12
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM The UOAA Hospitality Desk will be staffed at your hotel. Please plan to stop by at some point during your stay to pick up your Playoff Fan Central tickets, tour name badge credentials, welcome packet and souvenir.
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

OREGON PREGAME PARTY

Enjoy a Texas-style pregame party at Eddie Deen’s Ranch at Downtown Dallas! A barbecue lunch, beer, wine and margaritas are included.

Gaylord guests, please meet in the Main Lobby at 12:15 PM for a 12:30 PM departure. Hyatt Regency guests, please meet in the lobby at 12:45 PM for a 1:00 PM departure.

Please Note: with the exception of Same Day Charter Flight passengers, you will not be allowed to leave items on the motorcoaches. You will need to keep all personal items with you throughout the day. Be sure to review the stadium bag policy.

3:00 PM The first motorcoach will depart Eddie Deen’s for the stadium. Motorcoaches will “load and go” and the last motorcoach will depart no later than 3:45 PM.
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CHAMPIONSHIP TAILGATE – AT&T Stadium

Located in Lot 4, the interactive tailgate will allow fans to gather and enjoy interactive games, sponsor activities, concessions, ESPN broadcast sets and a musical performance from Zac Brown Band. Please note your game ticket is required for admission.

5:30 PM Gates open at AT&T Stadium. Please note there is a no re-entry policy.
7:30 PM

INAUGURAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Oregon Ducks vs Ohio State Buckeyes – GO DUCKS!

Wear YELLOW!

Following the game Motorcoaches depart from Lot 15 for return to the hotel. Please look for Official Ducks Fan Travel signs, directing you to your designated motorcoach. Staff will be available to direct you. Motorcoaches will “load and go” after the game and you will not be on the same bus that you rode in the afternoon. Please do NOT leave items on the motorcoach.
Tuesday, January 13
Air/Land Tours Please refer to the departure information included with your flight details. All participants must settle incidental charges directly with the hotel front desk.
Land Only Tours Be prepared to check out by 12 Noon and settle all incidental charges directly with the hotel front desk.
Playoff Fan Central:
Be a part of the College Football Playoff National Championship experience, with appearances from the Oregon and Ohio State bands, cheerleaders, mascots and mini pep rallies for both teams. The event is filled with various activities including interactive games, sponsor activities, special guest appearances and exhibits celebrating college football. Please note that the UO Pep Rally will be at Fan Central from 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.Tickets are included in your tour. Please stop by the UOAA Hospitality Desk during your stay to pick up your tickets.

Ticket is good for any ONE day. No re-entry.

A free shuttle will be provided from the Gaylord Texan Resort on Sunday, January 11 from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM to and from the Playoff Fan Central (Hyatt Regency guests can also take the shuttle from the Welcome Brunch at the Gaylord back to their hotel).

Duck Store:
The Duck Store will make it’s way down to Texas! They will be based in the Hyatt Regency downtown, adjacent to the Convention Center.

Duck Store at NCG


Tour Hotels

Gaylord Texan Resort
& Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051
817-778-1000
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: Noon

 

Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75207
214-651-1234
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: Noon

On-Site
Ducks Fan Travel
Staff

Todd Crowell: 704-661-7542
Megan Sullivan: 317-690-0645
Becky Lewis: 217-766-5433