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2021 Season Information

As of April 22, 2021

The Stockton Ports will continue to follow the guidance provided by Major League Baseball, the State of California, and San Joaquin County to provide a healthy and safe environment for all staff, players, vendors and fans attending an event at Banner Island Ballpark.

As new information is released, the Ports will continue to update this plan while following the most up to date guidelines set forth. Ballpark capacity will be limited throughout the 2021 season. The capacity level is subject to change and the Stockton Ports will adhere to the most updated capacity level.

How To Secure Your Tickets Today

Due to local restrictions, tickets are currently only available through the purchase of Season Tickets and Mini Plans. A $50 deposit is required to reserve a ticket plan or mini plan.

As we get closer to the season, we will open any available seats to single-game tickets. Stay up to date on the status of Ports tickets by following the Stockton Ports on social media and subscribing to our newsletter.

For additional information and questions, email us at [email protected] or call 209-644-1900.

What to Expect

MLB has mandated that all attendees age two years and older must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times on ballpark property other than when actively eating or drinking at their ticketed seats. This mandate will apply to all seating locations in the ballpark and will be actively enforced. Additionally, this follows the Face Covering guidance from the California Department of Public Health.

Permitted face coverings: KN95, N95, Cloth, Surgical/3-Ply and Face Shield (only when accompanied by another approved face covering)

Not Permitted: Bandanna, Gaiter, and any face covering w/ an exhalation valve

Those who do not comply with the mandatory face covering policy will receive a verbal warning followed by removal from the ballpark. Safety of our guests is our priority and adherence to the new health and safety policies is non-negotiable.

Ticketing and seating:

1. Seating areas have been configured to provide proper distancing between ticketed groups.

2. All seats will be placed in pod style seating (1,2,3,4,6) and each pod will be spaced 6 feet from any other Pod per the CA live events guidance.

3. Per California guidelines, all attendees must have a reserved seat and attendees will be limited to in-state customers. Information will be prominently placed on all communications, including the Reservation and Ticketing systems, to ensure guests are aware of Reservation and Ticketing Requirements. At the time a guest purchases tickets, the operator must obtain an attestation that the guest’s block of seat reservations contains no more than one household and that the guest, and all members of the guest’s party will be in-state visitors.

4. Suite capacity has been reduced to 25% per the current CA guidance. Additionally, plexiglass has been installed to provide a barrier between suites.

5. Hospitality areas will operate with reduced capacity and will include assigned seating to ensure proper social distancing.

6. Directional signs will be in place to designate routes of traffic.

Entry and exit

1. Ingress and egress to Banner Island Ballpark will be spaced out and properly distanced.

2. Floor markers and signage will be located at each entrance queue to support social distancing. We ask that all guests stand with their pod while entering the ballpark.

3. New entrance gates will be used to avoid congestion at the main gates. Three gates will be in operation each with designated sections for entry.

4. Staggering crowd exit with section by section exiting in addition to opening additional exit gates following the conclusion of the game.

Team Store

Team Store capacity will be limited and floor signs will be used to ensure proper distancing while in line.

1. All tickets for the 2021 season will be available digitally or with print-at-home.

2. Fans are expected to either have their tickets on a mobile device or print-at-home for entry into Banner Island Ballpark.

3. In accordance with the state of California's guidance, no tickets will be sold on the day of the event and the will-call window will not be open.

4. The Ports will have on-site staff to assist fans with digital tickets when entering the ballpark.

1. The Stockton Ports will operate a cashless ballpark for the 2021 season.

2. All points of sale in the ballpark including parking, concession stands, and the team store will accept all major debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other contactless forms of payment.

3. Parking spots may be reserved, in advance, via the Clutch! App.

The Stockton Ports have implemented a clear bag policy for all fans attending games, concerts and events held at the ballpark. The Ports highly discourage bringing items that are not essential. Guests will only be permitted one of the following approved bags:

•**Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags that do not exceed 12”x6”x12”**

•**Freezer one-gallon plastic zip bags**

•**Small clutch that does not exceed 4.5”x6.5”**

Jackets and blankets must be carried and not put into bags.

Exceptions will be made for medical bags and diaper bags that accompany infants and young children.

ALL bags are subject to inspection.

1. Fan experience

  • The Ports will not operate the Kid Zone during the 2021 season.
  • Giveaways will be individually packed and team members distributing them will be equipped with nitrile gloves.
  • Restroom doors will be propped open to eliminate touchpoint. Sinks, urinals, and stalls will be blocked off to encourage social distancing.

2. On-field activities

  • No player autographs will be allowed
  • No fans will be permitted to be on the field at anytime before, during, and after the game.
  • National anthem, play ball kid, and pregame festivities will take place on the concourse.

3. Food and Beverage

The Stockton Ports will work hand in hand with Professional Sports Catering to ensure all concession stands and food preparation areas are cleaned and sanitized regularly.

  • Eating and drinking are permitted in assigned seats only.
  • Ballpark concession stands will be closed in accordance with the California guidance.
  • All food and drink must be ordered via a mobile device and will be delivered directly to guests in their seats or available for pick up at select locations.

2021 Season Schedule

In order for things to get back to "normal," these are just a few steps we will be required to take. We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause, but we sincerely thank you for helping us take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of everyone.

We anticipate that these guidelines will change throughout the season and we will do our best to communicate any potential impact or policy changes on

We are so excited to have baseball back at Banner Island Ballpark and cannot wait to see you again soon!