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A to Z Stadium Guide

Alcohol 

All guests over 21 years of age who would like to purchase alcoholic beverages can do so at concession stands throughout Breese Stevens Field.  ALL guests will be required to show valid identification and proof of age when purchasing alcoholic beverages.  No guest will be served more than two alcoholic beverages at any given time. No one under the age of 21 will be served alcohol at any time.

No alcoholic beverages can be brought inside the stadium. Any attempt to bring alcohol inside the stadium or possession of an alcoholic beverage not purchased at Breese Stevens Field may result in ejection without a refund. Guests will not be allowed to enter Breese Stevens Field if visibly intoxicated.  Intoxicated and/or disorderly behavior may result in ejection from Breese Stevens Field without a refund.  No alcoholic beverages served inside the stadium can be taken outside. 

 

ADA Seating

Breese Stevens Field has accessible seating located in each price level. This seating is subject to availability. For detailed information regarding ticket availability, please call the Forward Madison Ticket Office at (608) 204-0855 during regular business hours. Certain seats at Breese Stevens Field are designated for use by persons with disabilities and their companions. Under both Wisconsin and Federal law, it is unlawful to interfere with the rights of any individual with a disability to have access to such seats at Breese Stevens Field. Accordingly, persons who are not disabled, other than companions of persons with disabilities, are prohibited from purchasing and using tickets for such seats. Any purchase of tickets in violation of this prohibition is subject to rescission. 

  

Animals 

Guide, signal, and service animals are allowed inside Breese Stevens Field with fans that need their assistance. No other animals are permitted. 

 

Bags 

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:
-backpacks
-camera cases
-large purses
-binoculars case
-Folding chair bag
-Mesh bags
-Over-sized tote bags

All bags are subject to inspection by security personnel prior to entering the stadium.

 

Banners, Flags, and Signs 

Fans are permitted to bring signs, flags and/or banners into Breese Stevens Field to show their support of Forward Madison FC. All such materials must follow these guidelines: 

  • No profanities or inappropriate language may be exhibited on the sign, flag or banner. 
  • The sign, flag or banner may not block the view of other fans during the run of play. 
  • The sign, flag or banner may not block any sponsorship signage displayed in Breese Stevens Field. 

Any signs, flags or banners that do not follow the above guidelines must be removed or they will be subject to confiscation. 

 

Bicycle Parking 

Bike parking is located around the perimeter of Breese Stevens Field, as well as a dedicated, indoor bike valet with a bike attendant at the gate on Mifflin St. We encourage fans who are able to bike to the game to avoid parking issues!

 

Box Office 

The Breese Stevens Field Box Office is located at the corner of Mifflin St. and Paterson St. and will open three (3) hours prior to kickoff. Tickets will be available for purchase via cash or Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. Tickets can also be purchased in advance by calling the Forward Madison FC front office (M-F, 9am-5pm) at 608-204-0855 or visiting www.forwardmadisonfc.com/tickets. All tickets are non-refundable.

 

The Flock End

The Flock End bleachers are General Admission and are first come, first serve. The Flock is a supporters section and fans are expected to stand, chant and sing in support of Forward Madison FC throughout the game. Fans in the Flock End section should be aware that their view may at times be obstructed by active displays of support including banners and flags. 

Visiting team colors are not permitted in the Flock End and visiting supporters may be relocated to another part of the stadium.  For information on how to secure seats in the official visitors seating section please contact Forward Madison FC at tickets@forwardmadisonfc.com or 608-204-0855 during regular business hours. 

 

Camera and Video Equipment 

Still cameras are allowed at Breese Stevens Field for Forward Madison FC games. Lenses exceeding 6” in length and tripods/monopods are not permitted without a photography credential. Video cameras are prohibited. 

 

Children 

Children under age 3 (three) will be admitted free as long as the child is sitting on an adult's lap. If a parent requests a physical seat for the child, he/she must pay the appropriate price for a ticket. 

 

Code of Conduct 

Forward Madison is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all fans. All guests are asked to adhere to the following Code of Conduct: 

  • Guests shall be respectful of all other guests, fans, participants, referees, entertainers, athletes, stadium staff and stadium property. 
  • Guests who drink alcoholic beverages shall do so in a responsible manner. 
  • Guests shall refrain from using offensive language, making obscene gestures, wearing obscene or indecent clothing, displaying obscene signs, standing on seats or chairs, attempting to sit in seats for which they are not properly ticketed, throwing objects, using flares, fireworks, smoke bombs and other prohibited items, and committing any criminal acts. 
  • Guests shall never enter the field of play, the performance area or interfere with the event in any fashion. 
  • Guests shall comply with the direction and instructions of Forward Madison and Breese Stevens Field staff and representatives. 

 

If someone interferes with your enjoyment of a game, please contact a Guest Services Representative at the Fan Services booth for assistance. Guests who fail to comply with the Code of Conduct are subject to ejection from the stadium without refund. We thank you for your cooperation and we hope you enjoy your visit to Breese Stevens Field! 

 

Directions 

Breese Stevens Field is located in downtown Madison at 917 E. Mifflin Street. Please click here for directions to Breese Stevens Field. 

 

Ejection Policy 

Fans that refuse to follow the direction of Forward Madison staff or designated security or fail to comply with the Code of Conduct may be subject to ejection without a refund of their event ticket and may lose future ticket privileges. 

 

Entrance Times  

The gates at Breese Stevens Field will open 60 minutes prior to kick-off.  Guests can enter the stadium through the four gates on the south end of the stadium. There is an accessible ramp at the corner of Mifflin Street and Paterson Street. 

 

First Aid  

There is a satellite First Aid Station located near the corner of East Washington and Paterson St. Should you need immediate assistance, please find the nearest security person or usher and they will dispatch help to you.  

 

Food and Beverage Policy 

Fans are not allowed to bring any outside food or beverage items inside Breese Stevens Field. Please leave these items inside vehicles or dispose of them at the security checkpoint before entering the stadium. The only exceptions are food and beverage items for infants two years of age or younger and special considerations may also be made for medical reasons. 

Guest Services  

Guest Services window is located at gate four, next to the box office on the corner of Mifflin St. and Paterson St. The Guest Services window opens at the same time as the gates and remains open until the conclusion of the game. Fans are advised to visit the Guest Services window with any questions or to request assistance while in the Stadium.  

 

Lost and Found  

Lost and found items should be given to a Guest Services staff member. Lost items may be claimed at the Guest Services window which will remain open until the conclusion of the game. After each game, the items will be delivered to the stadium operations team. All items must be claimed within two (2) weeks after the event. Please make appropriate arrangements to retrieve all Lost and Found items.

 

Noise Making Devices 

Musical instruments or any types of noise making devices not approved in advance by Forward Madison are not permitted inside Breese Stevens Field without prior consent from Forward Madison staff. This includes, but is not limited to, items such as whistles, vuvuzelas, air horns, boom boxes and other electronic sound devices.   

 

Parking 

For specific lots, please review the following parking map for the stadium. Fans are asked to refrain from parking on the residential streets surrounding Breese Stevens Field.

Prohibited Items 

Items not permitted into the facility include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Weapons or fireworks of any kind 
  • Any missile or projectile-like objects 
  • Noisemakers - whistles, vuvuzelas or air horns of any kind 
  • Laser pointers 
  • Hard-cased containers or coolers 
  • Large bags (bags must fit comfortably under ticketed seat) 
  • Poles and staffs of any kind (metal, plastic or wooden) 
  • PVC poles measuring no more than 6’ in length and 1” in diameter are permitted in the Flock End and must be brought through the Supporters Gate, Gate 5. 
  • Any outside food and beverages 
  • Camera lenses in excess of 6” and all video cameras and tripods/monopods 
  • Animals (except service animals) 
  • Frisbees or inflated balls of any kind  
  • Smoke, streamers or confetti of any kind 
  • Streamers will be permitted in the Flock End.  
  • The use of smoke will result in immediate ejection from the stadium without refund.  

Anyone in possession of a prohibited item will be asked to either take the item back to their vehicle or dispose of it. 

Fans are encouraged to bring banners and flags provided they are not commercial or contain profanity, inappropriate language, or anything deemed to be in poor taste by stadium personnel. The display of banners and flags may not obstruct the view of fans during the run of play, block stadium signage, or present any safety hazards. 

 

Re-entry 

Fans may exit and re-enter the stadium using the same ticket, but will need to ensure the ticket is scanned upon exiting the stadium so that they are able to scan back in. In the case of a medical emergency, please see a guest services representative. 

 

Smoking 

Breese Stevens Field, including exterior balconies, is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is prohibited in any enclosed public place, including Breese Stevens Field. Smoking is permitted outside, up to the exterior ticketing checkpoints. 

 

Strollers & Umbrellas 

Strollers are permitted in Breese Stevens Field, but umbrellas are not.  However, Breese Stevens Field does not assume responsibility or offer a ‘check service’ for such items.  Strollers may not block aisles or obstruct another patron’s view.  

  

Visiting Team 

For information on how to secure seats in the official visiting team seating section please contact Forward Madison at tickets@forwardmadisonfc.com or 608-204-0855 during regular business hours.   Visiting team colors are not permitted in the Flock End and visiting supporters may be relocated to another part of the stadium.   

 

Will Call  

Will Call windows are located on street level off of Mifflin St. and Paterson St. The windows will be open three (3) hours prior to kick-off. Tickets will be released only to the person whose name appears on the will call envelope; no one will be issued tickets designated for another person. Valid photo identification along with the credit card used to purchase the tickets (if applicable) is required to secure Will Call tickets. 

 

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