Buy a Cut-Out of Yourself to Sit in the Stands During the Cincinnati Bengals Home Opener on Sept. 13

Net proceeds from your cardboard likeness benefit one of six Bengals community partners of your choice

click to enlarge Imagine this stadium, full of cardboard people. - Photo: JonRidinger/CC 4.0
Photo: JonRidinger/CC 4.0
Imagine this stadium, full of cardboard people.

While living, breathing human fans won't be allowed inside Paul Brown Stadium for the Cincinnati Bengals home opener on Sept. 13 against the L.A. Chargers (because of COVID-19), the cardboard likeness of them will be. 

You can buy your very own Who Dey cut-out from now until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 to fill a seat for $75.

Net proceeds from the two-dimensional figures will benefit six of the Bengals' community partners, and you can choose where your donation goes:

  • The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati
  • Freestore Foodbank
  • The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • Salvation Army Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky
  • Good Samaritan Foundation | TriHealth
  • Or the United Way of Greater Cincinnati

There are specific guidelines on what to wear (or not to wear — no political/offensive/lewd statements, hashtags, social media handles, phone numbers or random branding), how high you can hold your arms, how large the photo can be, etc. Pets are allowed in your photo as long as you adhere to the other rules.

The cardboard people will be placed in random seats in the North or South End Zone. You can pick up your likeness at the end of the season. And just because you bought a cut-out and someone stuck it in a seat at the stadium doesn't mean your face is guaranteed to appear on TV or anywhere else.

You can get full details at

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