The Alabama football team will be honored for its second straight national championship with a parade that will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19. Fans can also find a seat in the Walk of Champions area to watch the event following the parade. A replay of Alabama's 42-14 victory over Notre Dame in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game will be playing on a large video board in the Walk of Champions beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. BCS commemorative cups available at all food tents with the purchase of a $6 beverage. BCS National Championship Game merchandise will be available at an outlet at the Northwest lot of Bryant-Denny Stadium and in front of Reese Phifer and Farrah Hall.
The National Championship Parade and Celebration presented by Academy Sports, Regions Bank and AT&T honoring the 2012 University of Alabama National Champion football team will take place on Saturday, January 19, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
The parade route will begin at the corner of 2nd Avenue and University Boulevard (adjacent to the Moody Music Hall) on the University of Alabama campus. The route will run from that starting point and will end at the Walk of Champions at Bryant-Denny Stadium. At the conclusion of the parade there will be a short ceremony recognizing the team, its captains, head coach Nick Saban and the Alabama fans.
The entire Crimson Tide football team will take part in the parade along with UA President Dr. Judy L. Bonner, Director of Athletics Mal Moore, head football coach Nick Saban and Mrs. Terry Saban, BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock, and The Million Dollar Band.
Fans interested in attending the parade are encouraged to find a suitable viewing location along the sidewalks on University Boulevard at any point along the parade route.