Fans are invited to TIAA Bank Field on Sunday to see the Jacksonville Jaguars' final game of the 2019 season as they host their division rival, the Indianapolis Colts. The game kicks off at 4:25 p.m. and will be broadcast for television by CBS, locally on WJAX, and for radio on WJXL (1010AM, 92.5 FM) and 99.9 FM Gator Country. Sunday's game is presented by Culligan.
KICKOFF MOVED TO 4:25 P.M.
On Sunday night, the NFL announced that kickoff for the Jaguars versus Colts game will now take place at 4:25 p.m. due to the game's implications on AFC Wild Card seeding.
The Lycamobile Fan Entertainment Zone presented by PRI Productions will open at 1:30 p.m., which includes Gates 1, 4 and 5 in the south end zone. All gates and the TIAA Bank Field seating bowl will now open at 2:30 p.m.
DUUUVAL APPRECIATION GAME
The Jaguars will celebrate the spirit of DUUUVAL during the annual fan appreciation game on Sunday afternoon. There will be thousands of giveaways throughout the game featuring commemorative items, including autographed memorabilia. Upon exit, every fan in attendance will receive a 25th season poster featuring players past and present. All Fanatics stores at TIAA Bank Field will offer 40 percent off Nike apparel (excluding jerseys), 25th season merchandise and select headwear. Season ticket members will hold the field flag during pregame ceremonies and the First DUUUVAL, presented by Duval Motor Company, will delivered by Elaine Simpson, a charter season ticket member.
HALFTIME NATURALIZATION CEREMONY
During halftime of Sunday's game, 79 northeast Florida residents will take the field for a naturalization ceremony. Last year, the Jaguars became the first-ever NFL team to host a naturalization ceremony in-game. This year's participants originate from 35 different countries spanning the globe, from Afghanistan to Venezuela. On Sunday they'll complete the final step on their journey to U.S. citizenship. The Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, United States District Court Judge, will administer the Oath of Allegiance. Participants range in age from 18 to 61 and include two active duty and one veteran of the U.S. Navy as well as six married couples and one pair of sisters. Each of these lawful permanent residents has met all the requirements under the law for citizenship. For more information on the naturalization process, please contact Sharon Scheidhauer, public affairs officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at firstname.lastname@example.org 202-215-1227.
JAGUARS ALL-25 FEATURED PLAYER
In celebration of the team's 25th season, the team unveiled the Jaguars All-25 presented by Sharpie, a collection of the top 25 non-active players in franchise history, as voted on by members of the local media. A member of the Jaguars All-25 have been featured at each home game, continuing this Sunday with former QB Mark Brunell, who was named No. 5 on the list. Brunell became the fifth member of the Pride of the Jaguars in 2013. Owner of nearly every Jaguars passing record, he is one of 14 players in Jaguars history to play nine seasons or more. He started 117 of his 120 games played and completed 2,184 of 3,616 passes for 25,698 yards with 144 TDs – all of which remain franchise records. He was voted to the AFC Pro Bowl squad three times (1996, 1997, 1999) and was named the game's MVP in 1997. Brunell will serve as an honorary captain for the game and sign autographs for fans from 3 – 3:30 p.m. in the Lycamobile Fan Entertainment Zone presented by PRI Productions.
Following team introductions, the national anthem will be performed by the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's cast from the current sold out run of "Elf, the Musical."*Kasey Slobodian *will interpret for the hearing impaired, and the colors will be presented by the 125th Fighter Wing Honor Guard.
During the game, the Jaguars will honor former Chief Warrant Officer DeMarco Washingtonas the Veteran of the Game presented by Dr. Patrick Basile. During Washington's distinguished 30-year career in the U.S. Navy, he served in many conflicts, including Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield. His personal decorations include the Presidential Service Badge, having been selected for duty at the White House. The First Data Veteran-Owned Business of the Game is Sunbelt Wellness Institute represented by its founder and CEO, Nicholas Kalynych, who served 23 years in the U.S. Navy. As the game enters the fourth quarter, the Navy Mutual Bell Ringer will beRyan Mitchell, a religious affairs airman with the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville. Mitchell most recently served a six-month deployment to Kuwait and Afghanistan to provide religious services, offer crisis intervention counseling and improve spiritual resiliency.
STADIUM ENTRY THROUGH GATE 5
For the remainder of the season, the Jaguars and their stadium partners will continue to utilize the brand-new entry gate on the south side of the sports complex as part of ongoing improvements to the game day fan experience. Gate 5, located on the south side of the Dream Finders Homes Flex Field at Daily's Place, will welcome fans approaching the stadium from the south along Gator Bowl Blvd. Located between Dream Finders Homes Gate 1 and Lycamobile Gate 4, Gate 5 will open at 1:30 p.m. and welcome fans through the Dream Finders Homes Flex Field at Daily's Place hangar doors. All pre-existing gates will remain open. Attendees parking in Lots F, K, H, Q and X are encouraged to consider using the new magnetometers and ticket scanners at the new entrance.
SECURE DIGITAL TICKETING
In conjunction with Ticketmaster, the Jaguars will utilize secure digital ticketing this season. Fans will continue to utilize the Official Jacksonville Jaguars app to access their mobile tickets on game day. This year, they will now notice that each ticket has a moving barcode. This dynamic barcode updates every 15 seconds, eliminating the ability to use a screenshot as entry to TIAA Bank Field and further preventing counterfeit tickets. Fans can still conveniently transfer tickets to friends or family via email or text using their mobile device.
Fans are encouraged to download or update the free Official Jacksonville Jaguars app on both Apple and Android devices. The Jaguars have also developed a detailed secure digital ticket guide to aid fans in accessing, transferring or selling their tickets for the upcoming season. Fans can access this tutorial and view answers to a list of frequently asked questions at www.jaguars.com/mobiletickets.
BE PREPARED ON GAME DAY
The NFL's clear bag policy is in effect at TIAA Bank Field. Fans are encouraged to leave all bags at home, but, if necessary, it should be either a clear bag no larger than 12" x 6" x 12", or a non-clear bag no larger than 4.5" x 6.5." Strict size enforcement will be in place for all non-clear bags. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and plan for traffic accordingly. Fans should plan to be inside stadium gates at least one hour prior to kickoff.
GAME DAY TIMELINE
Noon: Game day ticket office opens (north end zone between Gates 2 and 3)
Noon: Stadium parking lots open
1:30 p.m.: Lycamobile Fan Entertainment Zone presented by PRI Productions opens (south end zone between Gates 1 and 4 and near Gate 5)
1:30 p.m.: Media Will Call and photographer check in opens near Gate 1
2:30 p.m.: TIAA Bank Field seating bowl and all gates open
3 – 3:30 p.m.: The ROAR and Jaguars alumni autographs (Fan Entertainment Zone)
3:25 p.m.: Cat Signal
4:22 p.m.: First DUUUVAL
4:25 p.m.: Kickoff
Halftime: Oath of Citizenship ceremony