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State Farm Falcons Landing

State Farm Falcons Landing will be open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday prior to kickoff.

National Anthem

A three-time music award winner, Atlanta's own Cristina Quinones is a 19-year-old rock/pop, Hispanic-American singer/songwriter. Cristina was featured in "We Are the World" (The Next Generation) alongside Lil' Mama, Brian McKnight Jr., Mischon and many other young celebrity stars. She has also sung the national anthem for the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Motor Speedway and has been featured in many magazines and newspapers. Last year, Cristina performed at the 32nd Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards show and received the Bill Lowery Horizon Award, which is given to an "up-and-coming" performing artist with significant ties to the state of Georgia who is expected to make a significant future contribution to world of music. Cristina is currently writing and recording her debut CD, due to be released winter of 2012.

Color Guard

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Honor Guard has been established to represent Fire Chief Kelvin J. Cochran and the men and women of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. Under the command of Lieutenant Vincent Miller and at the direction of team leaders Chief Antonio Webb, Lieutenant Isaac Robinson, and Lieutenant Preston Thurman, the Honor Guard performs at various events to offer support, fellowship, and brotherhood to the citizen, families, and friends of the City of Atlanta and Metropolitan areas. Members serving in the Honor Guard also maintain other full-time responsibilities within the fire department.


The Atlanta Falcons are proud to present more than 100 of your favorite Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders Alumni from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s.  The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders Alumni are an exclusive group that has more than 300 members in the organization managed by former Falcons cheerleader Michele "Mickey" Crawford-Carnegie.  There have been various cheerleader formations over the years from all female, collegiate style and co-ed.  Their uniforms and hair may have changed over time, but their spirit never changes. Their performance is choreographed by former Falcons cheerleaders - Kelly Stewart Barker, Kristy Korpieski Carder, Melvina Edwards, Jakene Ashford, and Kelli Williams.

Ford "Dancin' in the Dome" Music Celebration

Get ready to get down! Your local Ford dealers are throwing the Dome's biggest dance party and you're invited. Put on your boogie shoes and dance the halftime away as the Falcons' house band, Defend the Groove, plays your favorite dance hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and today. And while 20 lucky fans and their guests who entered and won at will be gettin' down on the field, we'll be scanning the stands with The Ford Dance Cam looking to give away a great prize to the best Dancin' In The Dome dancer! So don't just stand there! Bust a move in your Dome Defender cape! Don't forget, the fun can go further when you go to and enter for your chance to win an all-new 2013 Ford Fusion!

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