Gameday Procedures at the DCU Center

By: Nick Porter
Pirates Writer
May 18, 2021

Attention Pirate Nation,

We are thrilled to welcome everyone back to the DCU Center for our home-opener this Saturday, May 22nd, at 7:05 p.m. against the Spokane Shock! This game is a long time coming, and working to get the Pirates back in the stadium for you and all of our fans has been our chief focus over the past year and a half. With COVID restrictions still in place, and the safety of you and our players as our number one priority, here are some procedures to follow when you arrive and enjoy the game at the DCU Center.


  • Masks must be worn at ALL TIMES when present in the arena unless you are eating or drinking at your ticketed seat locations.
  • Please respect other fans in the arena and practice social distancing by maintaining six-feet of separation from other fans and arena staff
  • Frequently clean your hands with soap and water, and handle your masks according to the best practices by the CDC
  • For all other COVID requirements, please visit


  • The Pirates are offering game day programs digitally this year. These programs will be updated the week of each home game and include rosters, updated schedules, and more!
  • If you are interested in downloading a program, please visit OR scan one of our many in-arena QR codes on game day for a direct download


  • For all season-ticket holders who have yet to receive their gameday gear, please report to the Merch Table, located on the concourse to the left of the main entrance, and we will have Pirates staff to assist you with the gear pick-up!


  • Merchandise will be available exclusively through our online pro-shop, found at OR found via one of our QR codes scattered throughout the arena concourse on game-day
  • In-person pick-up will be available at the Merchandise Table located to the left of the main entrance on game-day. To place an order for in-person pick-up at the game, visit the pro-shop website and choose “Local Pickup”. Then, you will be able to pick up your Pirates gear at the Merchandise Table located on the concourse.

We cannot wait to see you and the rest of Pirates Nation this Saturday at the DCU Center and get the home slate of our season underway! Go Pirates!

The Massachusetts Pirates are members of the Indoor Football league (IFL). The Pirates play all home games at Phoenix Field at the DCU Center located at 50 Foster St. Worcester, MA. 01608. For More information on the Massachusetts Pirates please call (508) 452-MASS (6277), email or visit Single game tickets are available at or the DCU Center Box Office. For season, half-season, luxury, or group ticket packages please call 508-452-MASS (6227). Follow the Pirates on Facebook via, Instagram @mass.pirates, and Twitter @mass_pirates. #GetHooked #AllAboard