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Stadium Policies

 

Main Entrance

 

FOOD POLICY
In accordance with Midwest League guidelines, fans are not allowed to enter Four Winds Field with food, peanuts, beverages, or other containers such as book bags, picnic baskets, coolers, water bottles or ice chests. No bottles or cans of any kind are allowed. Four Winds Field security reserves the right to inspect and confiscate any package or container coming into the ballpark. Purses and diaper bags are permitted but may be subject to a search.

CONDUCT
While at Four Winds Field we want everyone to have a great time when they come out to the ballpark. Fans using loud, obscene, or abusive language or engaging in any other conduct detrimental to the social environment of enjoying a public event will be asked to cease their conduct, and may be subject to ejection from the stadium if the conduct is deemed overly offensive. No alcohol or illegal drugs may be brought into Four Winds Field. Fans observed breaking local laws are subject to ejection from the stadium and criminal prosecution. For your safety and the safety of others, please refrain from throwing objects onto the playing field. Fans doing so are subject to ejection from the ballpark.

GATES OPEN
Gates open 1 hour prior to game time. Thus, for a 7:05 p.m. game, the gates will open at 6:00 p.m.

ALCOHOL MANAGEMENT
Indiana law provides that you must be 21 years of age to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages. Customers are required to present valid identification at the time of purchase. The South Bend Silver Hawks reserve the right to refuse service to any fan. If you find yourself in need of transportation service, please go to the Fan Assistance Center so that alternate transportation can be arranged. Alcohol sales will cease with the first pitch of the top of the eighth (8th) inning. Please drink responsibly.

FAN ASSISTANCE CENTER
Should you have any questions, comments or concerns at any time during your visit to Four Winds Field, stop by the Fan Assistance Center located on the concourse behind home plate. You may also enter contests and pick up prizes there. Also, free wristbands are available upon which a child's seating location and parent's name may be recorded.

PARKING
There are numerous parking options available when attending a Silver Hawks' game. On site parking is available for $5. There are many additional free parking lots surrounding the stadium.

FIRST AID
The Silver Hawks' First Aid Station is located next to the Hawks Team Store on the main concourse directly behind home plate. Please contact the nearest usher in the event of an emergency.

FOUL BALLS
Please be alert for foul balls and any other "debris" that may come into the seating area from the playing field. All fans are subject to the possibility of being hit by a flying object from the field. Please keep any foul ball you catch as a souvenir of your night at Four Winds Field.

LAWN CHAIRS
All types of lawn and beach chairs are prohibited at Four Winds Field. Blankets work better for sitting on the grass berm and will not obstruct the view of those sitting near you.

ANIMALS
Only certified service dogs will be allowed into Four Winds Field. All other animals are prohibited. Ask a Silver Hawks' staff member about our special promotional day where dogs are able to attend.

BABY CHANGING AREAS
Changing tables are available in all men's and women's restrooms in the ballpark.

CAMERAS
Fans are welcome to bring still and video cameras into Four Winds Field. Fans are asked to not stand in aisles or obstruct others from viewing the game while taking pictures.

DUGOUTS
Fans are not permitted on the dugout tops at any time unless escorted by a Silver Hawks' employee or participating in a promotion.

LOST AND FOUND
Turn in or retrieve lost items at the ticket window on the concourse behind home plate.

LOST CHILDREN
All Silver Hawks' event staff will help in locating a lost child. Adults looking for lost children should notify the nearest usher or report to the Fan Assistance Center located on the concourse behind home plate.

LOST OR STOLEN TICKETS
In some cases, lost or stolen tickets can be re-printed. For more information contact the Silver Hawks' ticket office at 574-235-9988.

SMOKING POLICY
Four Winds Field is a smoke free facility. Smoking is prohibited in all areas inside the gates of the stadium. There is a designated smoking area outside of Gate A.

ATM
An ATM is located on the concourse behind home plate next to the Fan Assistance Center.

VENDING / LEAFLETING
Vending, product sampling and campaigning is prohibited on Four Winds Field property.

SUGGESTIONS
The Silver Hawks are always interested in hearing our Fan's ideas and suggestions for making visits to Four Winds Field more enjoyable. Submit your comments by phone (574-235-9988), by mail (P.O. Box 4218, South Bend IN 46634) or by e-mail at hawks@silverhawks.com.