Men’s National Lacrosse Championship Game Information
SCHENECTADY, NY – The Union College men’s lacrosse team is playing for a national championship this weekend and we hope you can join us at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut as the Dutch take on the Rochester Institute of Technology!
Please use the information below to help you get to East Hartford or to find out how you can track wherever you are!
TICKETS: Tickets for all sessions can be purchased for all three matchdays (including the semi-finals and Division I finals), as well as single-day tickets for the Division III and II finals on Sunday. Visit https://www.ncaatickets.com/championship/mens-lacrosse for more information and to purchase your tickets. For match day sales, the ticket office is located on the south west side of the stadium at Gate B and opens three hours before the start of the match. Sections 113 to 119 will be the main Union sections for the weekend.
UNION STUDENTS: The Student Forum will provide fan buses to the game. The bus(es) will depart from Old Chapel Circle at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. Registration begins Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Student Activities Office. Registration includes transportation to and from the game, a ticket to the game and a box lunch. Students can only register for themselves and places are limited, so reserve your place quickly to support the Dutch!
CAR PARK: Parking passes can be purchased before the game for $20 (cars) or $50 (RVs and buses). To purchase a parking space for the Sunday session, click on this link. Please note that the link does not cover Saturday or Monday games if you purchase an All-Session ticket. The parking lots open three hours before the start of the game and only credit card purchases will be accepted on game day.
TAILGATE: The Garnet Sticks and Office of Alumni and Parents and Commitment will be holding a pregame reception in the Rentschler Field parking lot from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register for the pre-game tailgate, click here. Upon entering the car park, inform stadium staff that you wish to be directed to the Union College section. Individual tailgating is permitted at Rentschler Field; please see stadium tailgating policies for more information.
FRIDAY SHIPPING: Join us outside Messa Rink on Friday at 10.30am as we send the Dutch to the National Championship game!
LIVE: Fans who can’t make it to East Hartford can stream the game on their computers or mobile devices by visiting NCAA.com. Fans can also follow all the action via social media by following Union Men’s Lacrosse on Twitter.
VIEWING PARTIES: If you can’t make it to the game, be on the lookout for possible alumni viewing parties in your area! Check back later in the week for more on Union watch parties across the country. Also be sure to tag @unionathletics on Twitter and Instagram on game day to let us know where you’re watching from!
On campus | Library Square
Video wall and concession-style food (burgers, pretzels, candies, drinks and more) provided
Schenectady: Register here
Central Street Public House and Beer Garden
308 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
New York: Register here
Sean’s bar and kitchen
42 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036