Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson Roadrunners, owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes, announced today their excitement for welcoming fans back to Tucson Arena beginning with the team’s next home stand that will start on Tuesday, March 16 against Ontario at 6:30 p.m.
The announcement was made on The CW Tucson just prior to tonight’s face-off against Texas at Tucson Arena.
The team has received approval from the Pima County Health Department to begin by hosting 650 fans-per-game, 10% of the Tucson Arena’s capacity for hockey.
The Roadrunners would like to thank all of their fans and specifically their season ticket members and corporate partners for their loyalty to the team during the pandemic. As a celebration of that loyalty, the Roadrunners introduce ‘Fan Week’ which will run between March 16 and March 21 when the team will host four games in six nights. Follow the Roadrunners social media channels for contests and promotions with numerous prizes and memorabilia items available throughout ‘Fan Week” and don’t miss Roadrunners Play, presented by Casino Del Sol, as the new exciting way to stay engaged during all Roadrunners games.
Fan Week Game Schedule
Tuesday, March 16: Ontario at Tucson, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17: Ontario at Tucson, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 20: San Diego at Tucson, 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 21: San Diego at Tucson, 5 p.m.
“The Roadrunners are proud to be the first pro sports organization in Tucson to invite spectators back to live events,” said Roadrunners President Bob Hoffman. “Our entire focus for the last several months has been developing and implementing an approved plan to return fans safely to our games. We thank Pima County, the City of Tucson, Rio Nuevo, Visit Tucson and Tucson Arena for their support and assistance throughout this process.”
The Roadrunners plan submitted to the Pima County Health Department includes: social distanced seating, specific entry and entrances based on section and strictly follows all health and safety guidelines currently in place. All arena attendees will be required to comply with the policies and procedures.
Roadrunners Season Ticket Members will be given top priority to return to games with the limited capacity. Any game tickets not used by Season Ticket Members will be advertised in advance for the general public to purchase. For more information on becoming a Roadrunners Season Ticket Member, CLICK HERE.
More information on ticket distribution and sales will be available in the coming days. Fans are encouraged to follow the team on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter while also regularly visiting TucsonRoadrunners.com or more information on how to attend games LIVE. In addition, the entire Roadrunners season is available on AHL-TV, presented by AMR (CLICK HERE for more information), and select games are available on The CW Tucson, the television home of the Roadrunners (CLICK HERE for the entire TV schedule).
Non Season Ticket Members can receive more information about available tickets by CLICKING HERE.
About the Roadrunners
In their fifth season owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes as their AHL affiliate, the Roadrunners have welcomed over 500,000 fans to cheer them on at Tucson Convention Center since 2016. As proud members of the Southern Arizona community, the Roadrunners and Roadrunners Give Back, a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, take pride in supporting all community organizations with donations, volunteerism and public appearances by: Executives, Coaches, Players and the team’s Mascot Dusty. On the ice, the Roadrunners have secured Pacific Division Championships in two of their first four seasons. 33 players since 2016 have dressed in games for both the Roadrunners and Coyotes.