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 Match Timing

10:45 AM – Gates open for Season Ticket Members

11:00 AM - All Gates Open 

11:45 AM – Warm Ups Begin

12:15 PM – Warm Ups End

12:30 PM  - KICKOFF

 Tune In

Today's match will be broadcast on SportsTime Ohio and 97.1 FM.

Supporters can also stream Spanish & English radio play-by-play at www.ColumbusCrewSC.com/liveaudio.

 Promotions

Flag Giveaway, pres. by MAPFRE Insurance (first 10,000 fans)

Opening Match Party for Season Ticket Members @ Stadium Club Tent

 Chants

 Crew SC Shop

For the best selection of Columbus Crew SC mechandise, stop by the Crew SC Shop at MAPFRE Stadium, located in the Southwest Corner inside Gate 5. The Crew SC Shop offers a unique selection of officially licensed jerseys, hats, men's and women's apparel, as well as youth merchandise. Jersey customization is also available for your favorite Crew SC Player, or even your name and number.

*Note: Both Crew kits in 2020 will feature the Nationwide Children’s Hospital marks in authentic sizes. Purchase information will be available in the near future. Supporters who previously bought a 2020 New Heritage Kit without the new sponsor logo will be invited to visit the Crew SC Shop to have the Nationwide Children’s Hospital logo affixed to their kits at no extra charge. More information on this will be available soon and will be distributed via the Club’s social channels and website.

 50/50 Raffle

Raffle tickets for this match will be sold through halftime by volunteers from Linden Eagles Alumni Group - All Sports Academy. Volunteers will be located throughout the stadium and at the 50/50 Raffle kiosk, located next to the Crew SC Badge on the plaza. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit tonight's volunteer group. and Columbus Crew SC Foundation programming designed to change young lives through a passion for soccer. The winning number will be announced immediately following the match. Credit cards are now accepted at the 50/50 Raffle Kiosk. 

 Tickets

Fans are encouraged to download tickets to their phone through the MLS App or log in to their Account Manager.

For more information on utilizing your account manager, visit here.

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 Gate Entry

Please be sure to familiarize yourself with stadium policies and procedures before arrival. | STADIUM INFO & POLICIES

 Directions and Parking

Directions From the North:

Make your way to I-71 South (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-71 South runs between Cleveland and Columbus) Take I-71 South towards downtown Columbus, past the north outerbelt Exit I-71 South at the 17th Ave exit (just after the Hudson St. exit, and before the 11th Ave exit) Turn right at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave If you're coming for a stadium event, follow directions from traffic personnel. If not, read on Stay in the right two lanes on 17th Ave - they will turn right towards the Ohio Historical Society building, a large squat brown brick and concrete building The access road will gently curve left to go behind the OHS building - follow that curve and the stadium should be readily visible before you..

From the East:

Make your way to I-70 West (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-70 West runs between Pittsburgh and Columbus) Take I-70 West towards downtown Columbus, past the outerbelt. Stay in the right lanes and look for signs for I-71 North Take the I-71 North exit at downtown Columbus, and stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave If you're coming for a stadium event, follow directions from traffic personnel. If not, read on Stay in the right two lanes on 17th Ave - they will turn right towards the Ohio Historical Society building, a large squat brown brick and concrete building The access road will gently curve left to go behind the OHS building - follow that curve and the stadium should be readily visible before you.

From the South:

Make your way to I-71 North (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-71 North runs between Cincinnati and Columbus) Take I-71 North through downtown Columbus. You will merge and then split from I-70 East, follow all posted signs to stay on I-71 North Stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave If you're coming for a stadium event, follow directions from traffic personnel. If not, read on Stay in the right two lanes on 17th Ave - they will turn right towards the Ohio Historical Society building, a large squat brown brick and concrete building The access road will gently curve left to go behind the OHS building - follow that curve and the stadium should be readily visible before you.

From the West:

Make your way to I-70 East (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-70 East runs between Indianapolis and Columbus) Take I-70 East towards downtown Columbus, past the outerbelt. You will merge with I-71 North at downtown Columbus Just past downtown Columbus, I-70 East and I-71 North will split. Follow all posted signs to stay on I-71 North Stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave If you're coming for a stadium event, follow directions from traffic personnel. If not, stay in the right two lanes on 17th Ave - they will turn right towards the Ohio Historical Society building, a large squat brown brick and concrete building The access road will gently curve left to go behind the OHS building - follow that curve and the stadium should be readily visible before you.

 Traffic

Fans with VIP Lot and B Lot parking passes should enter off of Hudson St. (Exit 112). All other fans should enter off of 17th Ave. (Exit 111). For more information, visit here.

Fans traveling to the March 1 match vs. New York City FC should be aware of the following traffic alert:

Traffic coming to the match will be heavier than normal on 17th Avenue with The Ohio Expo Center also hosting the Columbus Dispatch Home and Garden Show on Sunday. Make sure to leave a little earlier to get to the stadium before kickoff. 

 Rideshare

Post-match pick-up by Uber and other rideshare services will be located at the corner of Hiawatha Park Drive & Velma Avenue.

 Captioning Services and Assisted Listening Devices

Captioning Services & Assisted Listening Devices available at MAPFRE Stadium. Visit Supporters' Services in the Plaza for more information.

 Bag Policy and Prohibited Items

Bag Policy:

Crew SC has implemented a "No Bag Policy". Bags larger than 5-by-8-by-1-inches will not be allowed at soccer matches held at MAPFRE Stadium. 

The "No Bag" policy does include an exception: guests with medical or childcare needs will be permitted to carry a single bag into MAPFRE Stadium. In order to expedite entry, those needing to bring a bag for medical or childcare needs should contact our supporter services at 614-447-4169 or TicketOffice@ColumbusCrewSC.com in advance for further instructions.

Prohibited Items:

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

  • Aerosol cans or pressurized containers
  • Air horns
  • Professional camera equipment; detachable lenses, tripods, battery packs, large commercial video cameras
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Remote-controlled aircraft or unmanned aircraft systems (Drones)
  • Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, concealed weapons and firearms (Regardless of Concealed Carry Permit)
  • Food or beverage of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics.
  • Seat cushions with backs
  • Video cameras
  • Soccer balls
  • Whistles
  • Hover-boards
  • Any item that can be used as a projectile or deemed as dangerous

Any deviation from this policy must be pre-approved by Stadium Management. This policy is subject to change without prior notice by Stadium Management. 

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