The NFL announced procedures for fans wishing to attend the 72nd NFL Draft on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
The draft is a free event and seating is limited. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, April 28, on the 50th Street side of Radio City Music Hall. Fans will NOT be allowed to line up at Radio City prior to 5 a.m. Fans who receive tickets will be able to lineup beginning at 10 a.m. with doors opening at 11 a.m. The draft begins at noon on Saturday, April 28.
Fan entry will take place at the "Carriage Door Entrance" located on 50th street between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Fans who attend Day 2 of the draft (Sunday) in its entirety will be able to receive a ticket for the 2008 draft by filling out a form that will be available on that day only at Radio City for submission after the final selection.
Held in New York City since 1965, the NFL draft will be televised nationally by NFL Network and ESPN. This is the second consecutive year that the draft will be held at Radio City Music Hall.
About Radio City Music Hall
Since opening its doors on Dec. 27, 1932, Radio City Music Hall has been host to hundreds of the entertainment industry's premiere events, films, concerts, theatricals and, of course, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes. Although not always synonymous with sporting events, RCMH hosted its first at the legendary venue when Roy Jones Jr. fought David Telesco in January of 1999. The summer of 2004 marked the historic debut of women's basketball at the Music Hall, when the WNBA's New York Liberty took to the Great Stage, for an unprecedented six-game run. Over the past 75 years, more than 300 million visitors from around the world have entered the Music Hall's legendary doors, captivated by the beauty of the Grand Foyer, marveling at the Great Stage and entertained by the biggest events in the world.