JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars will host the Uniform Launch and Draft Party presented by PRI Productions on Thursday, April 26 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Daily's Place. Online registration begins today, Friday, April 6 at http://www.jaguars.com/draftparty18.
The Jaguars currently hold the 29th overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft, but fans will have the opportunity to celebrate all evening with the reigning AFC South champions. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., followed by the uniform launch at 7:15 p.m., featuring the first opportunity for Jaguars fans to see members of the team wearing the Jaguars' brand-new uniforms. The Draft Party is also the first opportunity for fans to purchase the new-look jerseys.
The Jaguars will unveil their new uniforms one week prior to the Draft at the team's annual State of the Franchise presentation on April 19. The Draft Party will feature on-stage appearances by notable players, giving fans a chance to see the uniforms in action for the first time.
The Jaguars will also debut a behind-the-scenes documentary "A Return to Tradition: Designing the Jaguars Uniform." The Jags Cinema production details the making of the new uniforms, from conception to creation, and features exclusive footage from the Nike prototype and production line in Portland, in addition to interviews with Jaguars President Mark Lamping, Executive Vice President of Football Operations Tom Coughlin and the creative team from both Nike and the NFL.
Annually the largest draft party on the First Coast, this year's event will make the move to Daily's Place, encompassing the entire amphitheater and the Dream Finder's Homes Flex Field. Fans are welcome to enjoy a beer garden, player autographs and interactive games. The free fan event will also feature expert draft analysis, live interviews from Dallas, performances by THE ROAR, a chance to meet Jaxson de Ville and special draft day merchandise and concessions for all guests. Beginning at 8 p.m., fans can watch NFL Network coverage of the first round of the NFL Draft on video boards in both the amphitheater and flex field.
Admission to the party is free, but advanced registration is required at http://www.jaguars.com/draftparty18. All Draft Party tickets will be delivered via mobile device. The best way for registrants to access or transfer their tickets is through the Official Jacksonville Jaguars app or the Ticketmaster app. There is no printed ticket or PDF option for this event. Entry to the event will be accessible though Gates 1 and 4. Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lots C, E, G, M, W, Y, at Maxwell House and Tailgaters.
Fans unable to attend can still tune into comprehensive coverage of the Uniform Launch and Jaguars first-round draft pick across Jaguars.com, the Jaguars app and via official partners CBS47, FOX30 and 1010XL Radio.