In a stateside return more than three decades in the making, the New Zealand All Blacks will take on the USA National Rugby Team inside Chicago's Soldier Field on Nov. 1. The event has drawn the attention of sports fans far and wide thanks to its featuring of New Zealand, which will enter the contest as the reigning Rugby World Cup Champion, marking just the fourth time ever that the team has competed in the U.S. and the first time since 1980. Secure seats early for one of the most highly anticipated domestic sporting events of 2014.
Soldier Field Seating Information
All levels of Soldier Field seating will be available for USA vs New Zealand Rugby including the Lower Level (101-155), Media Deck (228-246), Colonnade (218-226, 248-256, 349-356, 318-326), two tiers of the Club Level (202-216, 301-317), and lastly, the Grandstand (330-344, 427-447). Suites and other exclusive access may also be offered for this special event. Review the Soldier Field seating map on this page to view all ticketing options currently available.
Soldier Field General Information
Alcohol, backpacks, diaper bags, beach balls, beverage containers, confetti, laser pointers and pens, and video cameras are prohibited at Soldier Field, as are ice chests, seat cushions and balloons. Handheld binoculars and small still-photo cameras are usually permitted. Banners without poles are permitted but must not obstruct the view of other guests. It is expected that all guidelines in place for NFL games will also be enforced on Nov. 1.
Soldier Field Parking Information
Plenty of Soldier Field parking is available in the North Garage, the East Museum Lot, the Adler Planetarium, the Waldron Parking Deck and the South Lot. In some cases, passes may be able to be purchased in advance, while those arriving day-of should plan to arrive early as spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may be cash only. Typically, the Adler Planetarium Lot is the only one designated for tailgating. CTA, Metra shuttle, and Pace bus services are also available to and from Soldier Field.
Soldier Field Gate Times
Soldier Field gates generally open 2 hours before the scheduled start of events, though this is subject to change for Nov. 1.