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Stadium Policies

 

South Bend Cubs Gate D

 

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 Cubs reserve the right to refuse service to any fan. If you find yourself in need of transportation service, please go to the Midwest Eye Consultants' Guest Services, 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.

ANIMALS
Only certified service dogs will be allowed into Four Winds Field. All other animals are prohibited. 

ATM
An ATM is located on the concourse behind home plate next to the Midwest Eye Consultants' Guest Services and outside of the Cubs Den Team Store.

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

BABIES/TODDLER TICKETS
Children ages 2 and under do not require a ticket for admission, provided that they will be sitting in the lap of an accompanying adult.

BAG POLICY       
Bags, backpacks, and purses are allowed inside of the stadium. 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.

CAMERAS & VIDEO
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. By purchasing a ticket to any event at Four Winds Field, the ticket holder grants the South Bend Cubs and Minor League Baseball permission to utilize holder's voice, image and likeness, in whole or in part, in any media whatsoever, in any Game or Game Event broadcast, transmission, reproduction, photograph, video and/or audio sound recording or in any South Bend Cubs or MiLB advertisement or promotion.

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.

DUGOUTS
Fans are not permitted on the dugout tops at any time unless escorted by a South Bend Cubs employee or participating in a promotion.

FIRST AID
The South Bend Cubs' First Aid Station is located next to the Midwest Eye Consultants' Guest Services on the main concourse directly behind home plate. Please contact the nearest usher in the event of an emergency.

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.

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.

GATES OPEN
Gates open 1 hour and 5 minutes prior to game time for Monday - Thursday games. Thus, for a 7:05 p.m. game, the gates will open at 6:00 p.m. Gates open 2 hours and 5 minutes prior to game time for Friday - Sunday games. 

GUEST SERVICES
Should you have any questions, comments or concerns at any time during your visit to Four Winds Field, stop by the Midwest Eye Consultants' Guest Services 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.

LAWN CHAIRS & UMBRELLAS
All types of lawn and beach chairs as well as umbrellas 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.

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

LOST CHILDREN
All South Bend Cubs event staff will help in locating a lost child. Adults looking for lost children should notify the nearest usher or report to the Midwest Eye Consultants' Guest Services 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 South Bend Cubs ticket office at 574-235-9988.

PARKING
There are numerous parking options available when attending a South Bend Cubs game. On site parking is available for $5. There are many additional free parking lots surrounding the stadium. More information available here. 

PROHIBITED ITEMS FROM FOUR WINDS FIELD
Guns or weapons of any kind(with or without permit) or weapons of any type.

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 Gates A & B.

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

VIDEO BOARD MESSAGES
Messages on the South Bend Cubs video board can be purchased here. Fans are also encouraged to tweet during the game and their message could make it on the video board. Use #SBCubs in each tweet. All tweets are screened and not every request can be honored. 

SUGGESTIONS
The South Bend Cubs 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 cubs@southbendcubs.com