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Gameday Guide: Forward Madison FC vs Richmond Kickers

By Forward Madison FC, 08/10/19, 10:45AM CDT


Everything you need to know before we bowl over the Kickers Saturday night!

IT'S MATCHDAY! If you don't have your ticket yet, get it now! 

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All fans who enter Breese Stevens Field MUST pass through a metal detector. Please arrive early to allow for extra time to make your way through security and to your seat. As a reminder, umbrellas are not allowed inside Breese Stevens Field.


BOX OFFICE OPENS: 4:00 PM - if you have tickets available at Will Call, this is when you can come pick them up. 

OFFICIAL PRE-GAME RESTAURANT: Stop by the Avenue Club, the official pre-match restaurant of Forward Madison FC, before you make your way down to Breese Stevens Field tonight!

GATES OPEN: 6:00 p.m. 

We've just opened up the gate at the corner of Mifflin/Brearly St. in order to relieve congestion at the stadium. If you're sitting near the east end of the stadium, consider coming in through there!

ARRIVAL AT THE STADIUM: For those of you driving to the game, please see the parking map for lots in the area. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to safely arrive at Breese Stevens Field and get to your seat. 

BUD LIGHT SHUTTLE BUS: The Bud Light Shuttle Bus will pick you up at various locations around Madison 60 minutes before game time! See here for details.

POSTERS: Matchday posters are available for free at Fan Services, located at the west end of the stadium next to the main concessions stand.

BAG POLICY: We kindly ask fans to follow our bag policy in regards to match safety and to allow for the quick and smooth entry of fans into the stadium. There are strict limitations on what bags are allowed at Breese Stevens Field. Types of bags that are allowed in the stadium:
-bags smaller than 12” x 12” x 12” such as a small purse or personal bag. No backpacks.
-1-gallon plastic freezer bags
-Medically necessary bags and diaper bags

PLEASE DO NOT bring these types of bags:
-camera cases
-large purses
-binoculars case
-Folding chair bag
-Mesh bags
-Over-sized tote bags

CONCESSIONS: Our main concessions and beer stands are located on the west end of the stadium. Our menu, including items created by three of Madison's celebrity chefs - Tory Miller, Patrick DePula & Daniel Bonanno - will be available for you to taste! 

OFFICIAL POST-GAME PARTY: Our players are heading to the Essen Haus after every home game this season, and they want you to join them! Come by our official post-game restaurant and have a meal with the team; we'll raise some steins to celebrate a win!

For a full A to Z guide on our stadium policies, please click here! 

If you have any issues or concerns about the game, please don't hesitate to reach out to our front office team at: 608-204-0855 or

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