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The Bengals reserve the right to reject any submissions for poor quality or inappropriateness. Must read Terms and Conditions prior to purchasing.

For a limited time -- Available until Tuesday Sept. 1

After announcing no fans at their home opener, the Bengals are offering season ticket members and fans a chance to buy a cardboard cutout with their picture to fill seats for their game against the L.A. Chargers on Sunday, Sept. 13.

All net proceeds from the sales will benefit six of the Bengals' longstanding community partners:

  • 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
  • United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Fans can choose where their donation goes.

What to Wear:

  • Get decked out in your favorite Bengals fan gear.
  • Make sure to avoid glares, flashbacks and shadows if you're wearing glasses or have any props.

Where to Stand:

  • Find a light source and face it to avoid backlighting.
  • Solid backgrounds (preferred white, orange or black) are best.

How to Snap Your Photo:

  • Have someone take your photo or set a timer on your camera. No selfies. One (1) person per photo.
  • For best results, stand six (6) feet from the camera and take it at eye-level.
  • Include some space around your head and shoulders and take the photo from waist up.
  • Take the photo in a vertical (portrait) format and submit the photo in the largest possible size.
  • You can hold a football-related sign or prop but make sure to keep it inside your body width
  • Don't raise your arms above your shoulders. They will be cropped out.

How to Upload Your Photo:

  • Please make sure your file is over 1 MB. Smaller file sizes might make your cutout appear blurry.

These Items are Prohibited:

  • No commercial advertising, including company names, apparel brands, hashtags, social media handles, phone numbers, logos, slogans or other branding.
  • Club-branded attire only. No third-party branding, including on apparel and in photo backgrounds. No attire or other branding of NFL clubs or sports teams other than the Club.
  • No political statements, logos, slogans or other political content.
  • No offensive or negative comments about the Club or other NFL clubs or sports teams.
  • No lewd, inappropriate or offensive photos.
  • No arms raised in photos.

The Club reserves the right to reject any photo that it determines, in its sole discretion, violates these guidelines or is otherwise offensive, lewd, derogatory, infringing, discriminatory or otherwise inappropriate. The Club will not be obligated to provide the purchaser a refund if a submitted photo is rejected for any of these reasons.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Your photo will be placed in a random seat in the North or South End Zone.
  • Photos with pets are allowed if they adhere to all other photo guidelines.
  • 100 percent of net cutout proceeds benefit community partners featured on Bengals seat tarps in-stadium.
  • Proceeds will benefit one of our longstanding community partners of your choosing.
  • We reserve the right to remove cutouts at any time for any reason without notice.
  • Your payment will be processed before your photo is submitted. Any photos that are rejected are not guaranteed a refund.
  • The company facilitating the submission and payment processing is Coyote Promotions powered by Jotform. They will email you your receipt and they will notify you if your photo is rejected.
  • You will have the opportunity to pick up your cutout after the season.
  • Cutouts are not guaranteed to be seen on television or other media outlets.

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Community Partners

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati

A free, out-of-school and summer youth development organization, helping to save and transform the lives of at-risk youth to become productive adults breaking the cycle of poverty by contributing to our community. They serve more than 2,400 youth in 7 clubs in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky." We've shut down a few partnerships with schools since Covid-19 for varying reasons.

Freestore Foodbank

Freestore Foodbank

Aims to improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community. Their vision is to create a hunger-free, healthy, and thriving community. To achieve this vision, their objectives are to provide nutritious food, connect to support services and offer a pathway from crisis to stability.

Good Samaritan Foundation | TriHealth

Good Samaritan Foundation | TriHealth

The philanthropic vehicle for the Good Samaritan Region—including Good Samaritan Hospital, Good Samaritan Western Ridge, Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science, and Good Samaritan Free Health Center—to improve the health of the Greater Cincinnati community. They fund many programs dedicated to offering integrated, patient-centered care for everyone who walks through the doors of Good Samaritan.

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

A museum of conscience, an education center, a convener of dialogue, and a beacon of light for inclusive freedom around the globe. Their mission is to reveal stories of freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps of freedom today.

Salvation Army Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Salvation Army Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Offers emergency disaster relief – including COVID-19 relief – emergency assistance, emergency shelter, housing, outreach programs, visitation programs, child care services, youth programs, a program to combat human trafficking, an adult rehabilitation center, and holiday assistance for needy individuals and families.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. United Way of Greater Cincinnati develops, supports and strengthens social systems that improve lives in Greater Cincinnati communities, serving 10 counties across OH, KY and IN.

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