Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl


Welcome to the Official K-State Sugar Bowl Tour!  To ensure that all goes smoothly, please read the following carefully, as it will provide valuable information about your tour package. If you need more information regarding the Sheraton New Orleans, please click here.

December 29th

11:00 am – 8:00 pm | HOSPITALITY DESK HOURS

K-State Sports Tours Hospitality Desk will be open in the Laginappe on the 2nd floor of the hotel

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | WELCOME EVENT

at House of Blues New Orleans
225 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Enjoy an evening getting to know fellow travelers! Food and drinks will be provided. K-State President Richard Linton will also join us!

If you would like to walk over as a group, please meet at the hospitality desk by 6:50 pm.

December 30th

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm | HOSPITALITY DESK HOURS

K-State Sports Tours Hospitality Desk will be open in the Laginappe on the 2nd floor of the hotel


at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

Doors will open at 4:00 pm. Program will begin at approximately 5:00 pm. As a part of your tour package, we will have a section of seats reserved for you. Look for the Alumni Association staff and signage for the Official K-State Alumni Association Tour.

If you would like to ride a motor coach, please meet in the lobby; departures will begin at 3:50 pm

December 31st

8:00 am – 10:00 am | PREGAME EVENT

at Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Elite Hall
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

Your travel package includes a full breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, potatoes, mixed fruit, biscuits with farm butter and jam, coffee, tea, beer, wine, Bloody Marys, and mimosas. The K-State Marching Band, cheerleaders and Willie the Wildcat arrive at approximately 8:30 am with a brief program following.

K-State leadership in attendance include K-State President Richard Linton and Amy Button Renz ’76, ’86,President and CEO, K-State Alumni Association.

Meet in the lobby of the hotel at 7:30 am to board motor coach transportation. If you choose to walk, please enter the Hyatt Regency off Girod Street. This is a traveler-only entrance.

11:00 am | KICKOFF

ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL: K-State Wildcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide

45 Minutes Postgame | MOTOR COACH DEPARTURE

Motor coaches depart for return to the hotels from Lot 3. Please exit the southeast side of Caesars Superdome (through Gate D or E) and look for the K-State Sports Tours signs and staff directing you to your motor coach. If you feel lost and/or cannot make it back to the motor coach with 45 minutes after the game, please contact your on-site staff.

January 1st

By 11:00 am | CHECK-OUT

Check out of the Sheraton New Orleans and have a safe trip home!

Air travelers, please refer to your charter departure notice.


Caesars Superdome Policies

CAESARS SUPERDOME: In an effort to enhance public safety, Caesars Superdome has modified its security policy by limiting the size and style of bags allowed in the stadium. Click here for more information on permitted bags. 

On-Site Staff Information

On-Site Staff Cell Phone Affiliation
Steve Correa 303-901-8821 Sports & Entertainment Travel
Pat Vires 972-896-8299 Sports & Entertainment Travel

Steve Correa

Sports & Entertainment Travel


Pat Vires

Sports & Entertainment Travel