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Jaguars to install poolside cabanas in stadium

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Jacksonville Jaguars fans will be able to watch a game this season while sitting in a pool inside the stadium.

    The team has taken out 9,500 seats in the north end zone and is replacing them with a two-level party deck space that includes two pools and 16 cabanas complete with plush furniture.

    Companies or fans can rent out one of the four poolside cabanas on the first level for $12,500 a game, or $250 per person. The package includes 50 tickets and is all-you-can-eat and drink. Wine and beer will be served up until the third quarter, as is the case with the rest of the stadium.

    A similar package of 20 tickets on the upper level of the party deck, that does not include pool access, costs $3,000 a game, or $150 per person.

    Chad Johnson, the team's senior vice president of sales, said the team has already sold out 65 percent of the in-stadium cabanas for the 2014 season.

    "We're targeting businesses who want to entertain some of their clients or even their own employees," Johnson said. "What we've built here you can't get anywhere else."

    Read the rest: http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11055495/jacksonville-jaguars-poolside-cabanas-stadium
  3. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    hmm...i just wonder how bad the press would be, and how badly JJ would get ripped if he did something like this for Cowboys Stadium.

    And we can pretend that he made the playoffs the last three seasons, instead of picking top ten like the Jags have been.


    I think this board would have had to create a Jerry Jones zone inside the Rant zone for that lol.
  4. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Who goes to an NFL game to go swimming? :confused:
  5. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    Thank goodness Manziel didn't go there, he might not ever make it to the field :cool:
  6. Blackspider214

    Blackspider214 Well-Known Member

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    When your franchise is that bad and attendance is a joke, you have to add whatever gimmicks you can. Seems to be a big hit and a lot of people are buying this up.
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  7. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I'm not going to lie...I wouldn't be opposed to hanging out in a pool while watching a Cowboys game. Drinking a few cold ones while hanging out in the water? Yeah I'd be good with that.
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  8. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    So will they save a little money on tarps?
  9. Craig

    Craig Active Member

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    Well if there were a team it made sense for...
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  10. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Cleveland's #1 Cowboys fan

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    So the Jags fans will now be able to watch crappy football from a pool....cool!
  11. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    That's such a goofy thing to put in a football stadium.
  12. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't give $12500 for lifetime passes to every Jags game with a pool, drinks, food and strippers. Hell, I would give that much for the same deal at AT&T Stadium.
  13. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Active Member

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    If they really wanted to make some money, they should've offered poolside cannabis and charged regular prices for food and drink. :D
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  14. dogunwo

    dogunwo Waves that make you sea-sick

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    People are sleeping on the all you can eat and drink.
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  15. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    Ok you're pushing it too far now, that deal would be too good to pass up. :D
  16. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Next idea will be for Cheerleaders to hang out at the pool. No matter if they are needed on the sideline or not.
  17. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Active Member

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    The more hanging out, the better.:eek:
  18. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    the all u can eat/drink for 150, doesnt sound bad
  19. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    Well...As a looooong time season ticket holder, I can confirm, I've been taking a bath for YEARS!
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  20. Proximo

    Proximo Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. Honestly sounds like a good time. Now I'm not saying I've already booked a flight or anything, but if the opportunity presented itself I'd be down.

    Although, if I was to partake in that experience I'd prefer it be a non-Cowboys game. I tend to get pretty into those and probably wouldn't enjoy the atmosphere as much if the 'Boys were playing.
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