LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The Las Vegas Raiders and the The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association has announced that select 2021 NIAA High School Football Championship games will be played at Allegiant Stadium on the Thursday before Thanksgiving.
One Nevada Credit Union is the title sponsor of the NIAA State Soccer Championship games at Allegiant Stadium on November 18. The matches for titles 5A and 4A will be played in the 65,000-seat stadium. The NIAA said plans are in place to host the 2A state title game at Allegiant, but a team from southern Nevada is expected to attend.
“Having Allegiant Stadium at the service of the community is one of the Raiders’ most important goals. We are honored to welcome the teams that will compete in the State Championship games and to welcome their respective students, fans and families to Allegiant Stadium, ”said Raiders President Dan Ventrelle.
Details on parking, gate entry, fan seating, and other game and spectator related logistics will be announced soon.
Kick-off times are expected to be released on November 13, after the semi-final matches of each ranking have ended.
In September, the Raiders unveiled a permanent football facility at Nevada High School. The Battle Born exhibit inside the Allegiant Stadium houses the helmets of 96 NIAA teams. Ahead of the start of the 2021 season, the Raiders hosted schools selected to participate in spring training sessions and intra-team scrums.
“NIAA members and participating studentsThe athletes, coaches and competition officials sincerely appreciate the Raiders’ commitment to excellence in high school football in Nevada, ”said Donnie Nelson, Interim Executive Director of the NIAA. “The NIAA and its statewide title partner, One Nevada Credit Union, aim to create positive and memorable experiences for our student-athletes. The fact that our state’s professional football organization is stepping up like this and providing a first-class experience for one of our educational activities shows how invested the Raiders are in our community.
Tickets for state high school football championship games will go on sale November 14. Those attending the games can purchase tickets using NIAA’s digital and mobile partner Ticket office in town. Ticket prices will be $ 12 for adults and $ 5 for students.
For more information on the NIAA State Championship Playoffs, please visit niaa.com or the NIAA Live app.
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