The Green Bay Packers Division playoff game at Lambeau Field will include the participation of season ticket holders in addition to guest frontline healthcare workers and first responders, the organization said Thursday.
Season ticket holders who have opted in this summer to purchase tickets will receive sales information this week via email. Tickets will not go on sale online through Ticketmaster until Tuesday, January 12, after the NFL Division game date and time announces. No tickets will be on sale at the Packers box office.
Approximately 6,000 tickets will be available for purchase by season ticket holders who have chosen to participate. Seats will be arranged in socially distant modules of two, four and six tickets throughout the stadium. Prices, set by the NFL for playoff games, will range from $ 127 to $ 177, depending on location; Ticketmaster service charges will also be charged. An additional number of guests will be in attendance, including frontline healthcare workers and guest first responders, along with a league-mandated allowance for the visiting team.
Significantly, tickets cannot be resold or transferred and all tickets will be mobile. Season ticket holders who purchase the tickets are responsible for coordinating all participants within their module, as entry to the game will be via a mobile ticket scan on the buyer’s mobile device. No exceptions will be made to this policy. These measures have been taken to ensure the safety of all persons participating in the match.
The plan to increase the number of participants builds on the successful COVID-19 protocols the team have used for their last four home games of the regular season. Season ticket holders are expected to attend the game with members of their household. Suites and club seats will not be accessible for this game, as both areas use indoor spaces.
“Our players have appreciated the energy provided by the limited number of fans that we have had over the past four games. We look forward to welcoming our season ticket holders to add to that atmosphere during the playoffs,” said said Mark Murphy, President and CEO of Packers. . “We have seen our COVID-19 protocols in action and are confident that we can safely add additional ventilators.”
The team was guided by healthcare partner Bellin Health, as well as Brown County public health officials, to implement detailed protocols that were put in place for team guests. in the last four home games of the regular season. The protocols used at Lambeau Field and in the NFL have been shown to be effective as no clusters of local COVID-19 cases have been traced to NFL games according to relevant health departments in NFL cities. During the regular season, the NFL had a total of 109 games with over a million fans in attendance.
Protocols used at Lambeau Field include a requirement for participants to remain in their “group” of social distancing seats, unless using the washroom or purchasing food or drink. Other protocols include the use of mobile tickets as a method of entry, improved cleaning measures in the stadium, hand sanitizer stations throughout the hall, cashless concession locations, and required face coverings. . Tailgating in the Lambeau Field parking lots will also be prohibited for playoff games. No take-out items, including seat backs, clear bags or handbags, will be allowed. A small purse for personal effects is allowed, but it must not exceed 4.5 ” x 6.5 ”.
Those who are feeling ill or have a member of their household ill (or in quarantine) will be advised not to purchase tickets. Those who have recently been in contact with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are also urged not to attend. In addition, those who buy tickets must screen themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 before the game.