SHIP / SITE / PARKING UPDATES
PLEASE FOLLOW PARKING INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR TICKET PACKET. DUE TO ANTICIPATED HIGH ATTENDANCE THIS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
Parking Reminder for USS SIOUX CITY (LCS 11) Commissioning
Please refer to the parking information provided in your ticket package for your designated parking location.
If for any reason you have not received your tickets, or cannot find your parking card, please proceed to the Harry S Truman Park and Ride located at the corner of Harry S Truman Parkway and Riva Road. Shuttle buses will transport all guests to the ceremony site. A Will Call station will also be located at this site from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Due to wet conditions this week the ground is very soft. We recommend appropriate footwear to stay dry and women should avoid heels. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday morning as we welcome USS SIOUX CITY to the Navy’s Surface Fleet!
TICKETS / COMMISSIONING CEREMONY
Ticket registration for the USS Sioux City LCS 11 Commissioning Ceremony is now closed. Commissioning tickets are being mailed. Parking instructions will be included with tickets. The Commissioning Ceremony begins at 9am sharp. Please know there will be a large crowd at this event and it will take a lot of time for attendees to go through security – please leave yourself plenty of time!
The Chairman’s Reception is an invitation-only event and begins at 7pm on Friday evening. Please refer to the FAQ page for additional information.
WILL CALL TICKET SUPPORT IN ANNAPOLIS 13-16 NOVEMBER 2018 (NOON-8PM WESTIN HOTEL, ANNAPOLIS)
If for any reason you do not receive your tickets prior to the USS SIOUX CITY (LCS 11) Commissioning Events this week there will be a Will Call table set up at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis (100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401) on Tuesday 11/13 through Friday 11/16 from 12 Noon to 8 PM for you to pick up replacement tickets. Please have the name of the person who registered via the website and bring a government issued ID to receive your tickets.
WILL CALL TICKET SUPPORT ON COMMISSIONING DAY – 17 NOVEMBER 2018 (5-7:30AM TRUMAN PARK & RIDE LOT, ANNAPOLIS AND US NAVAL ACADEMY GATE 1 5-8:15AM)
If for any reason you do not receive your tickets prior to the USS SIOUX CITY (LCS 11) Commissioning Ceremony and you are driving to Annapolis on Saturday 17 November for the Commissioning Ceremony please proceed to the Harry S. Truman Park and Ride Lot (address: 200 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401) where a Will Call table will be set up from 5 – 7:30 AM to pick up replacement tickets. Please have the name of the person who registered via the website and bring a government issued ID to receive your replacement tickets. Once you receive your tickets you will board shuttle buses to the Naval Academy for the ceremony. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE AT THE PARKING AREA EARLY – there are 6,000 attendees expected for this event!
If you live locally, or are visiting and staying in downtown Annapolis, and plan to walk on to the US Naval Academy for the Ceremony on 17 November and have not received your tickets there will be a Will Call set up at Gate 1 of the US Naval Academy from 5 – 8:15 AM. Please have the name of the person who registered via the website and bring a government issued ID to receive your replacement tickets. Once you receive your tickets you will be allowed to proceed through Security enter the Naval Academy where you will need to walk to the Ceremony for further security screening. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY FOR THE EVENT TO PICK UP YOUR TICKETS AND TO MAKE IT THROUGH SECURITY IN TIME FOR THE EVENT.
COMMISSIONING CEREMONY LIVE STREAM
Live streaming of the USS Sioux City Commissioning Ceremony will be live on the below page on Saturday 17 November at 0855