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For the first time since 2010, the Minnesota Vikings will take on the New England Patriots in an early-season matchup that will serve as a home opener of sorts when the teams take the field at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 14. While construction continues on the Vikings' new state-of-the-art venue, the team will be utilizing the home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. This contest with the Patriots will mark the squad's first of the 2014 slate held at TCF Bank Stadium and also will mark New England's first visit to Minneapolis since 2006. The Vikings will be looking to snap a three-game skid versus the Pats.
TCF Bank Stadium Seating Information
Lower Level seating for Vikings-Patriots on Sept. 14 will be available in Sections 101-152, while the Upper Level is comprised of Sections 201-246. Both represent the primary seating areas inside TCF Bank Stadium and make up the majority of seating inside the venue, though only the Lower Level wraps completely around the field. Limited club and suite availability may also be for sale in the marketplace for the game while supplies last. The Vikings are expected to occupy the sideline near Sections 137-144.
TCF Bank Stadium General Information
TCF Bank Stadium does not allow noisemakers, backpacks, outside food and beverages, strollers, professional cameras or tripods to be brought inside the venue. For your convenience, water fountains, concessions stands and family restrooms are located throughout the stadium. All guests and belongings are subject to search upon entry, and smoking is not permitted in the confines of the stadium. Note that alcohol sales, including beer and wine, are permitted at TCF Bank Stadium.
TCF Bank Stadium Parking Information
Parking will be available at various locations around the venue for a fee on a first-come, first-served basis. Tailgating is usually permitted in the on-campus surface lots, but it is prohibited in the parking ramps. Guests are advised to contact TCF Bank Stadium staff in advance as certain rules and regulations may be altered for NFL games.
TCF Bank Stadium Gate Times
Gate times for TCF Bank Stadium vary but will likely open 1-2 hours before kickoff for Vikings vs Patriots on Sept. 14.