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Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

Drake’s team hotel is the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. When calling to make a reservation, please ask for the Drake Fan Block. Restaurants are currently open with 50 percent seating capacity in St. Louis, and the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark is within walking distance of several restaurants, including Ballpark Village, and is 10 blocks east of the Enterprise Center.

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
1 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
314-421-1776

Interested in Arch Madness All Session Tickets: email tickets@drake.edu for information securing all session tickets to the tournament.

Ticket Requests - Closed

The State Farm MVC Tournament, known to fans as Arch Madness, will be held Thursday-Sunday, March 4-7, 2021 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Mo.

In compliance with St. Louis Board of Health Department guidelines, the 2021 tournament will feature reduced seating capacity with only 1,400 socially distanced seats available in the lower bowl at Enterprise Center.

All tickets will be digital and available on guests’ mobile devices.  Mobile ticketing will allow for no-touch scanning of tickets at entry.

Every Missouri Valley Conference institution will have access to approximately 100 all-session tickets and, similar to current seating at the Knapp Center, tickets will be divided into seating pods of 4, 3, and 2 seats. The Drake seating section has 33 ticket pods totaling 100 all-session tickets. Pricing is $200 per all-session ticket, plus fees.

Tickets may be requested in pods of 4, 3, or 2 seats. There will likely be great demand for 2-seat pods. Drake fans will have the ability to request to sit in their own 2-seat pod or be randomly paired with another account requesting a 2-seat pod, thus forming a 4-seat pod. Electing to combine in a pod of 4 seats with another account holder may result in better seat location based on the random selection of seating pods provided to Drake from the Missouri Valley Conference. The flexibility of merging 2-ticket pod requests into a 4-ticket pod also allows more Drake fans to attend Arch Madness. Ticket pod requests of 4 seats and 3 seats will not be combined with any other account holder.

Bulldog Club Members and Men’s Basketball Season ticket holders received an email Friday, Feb. 12  with instructions on how to request tickets online. The request period will close on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 11:59 p.m.  Ticket requests will be charged to the credit card at time of request via AXS.  At the close of the requests period all requests will be prioritized based on 2020-21 donor level (chart below).  All ticket requestors will be notified by end of day Friday, February 19 to the status of their request for tickets.  Ticket requests not able to be fulfilled will be refunded to the purchasing credit card on Friday, February 19 please allow your bank 2-3 business days to return it to your account.

Donor Priority based on 2020-21 donor level:
Priority 1: Champions Club ($5,000+)
Priority 2: Bulldog Club $2,000+
Priority 3: Bulldog Club $1,000+
Priority 4: Bulldog Club $500+
Priority 5: Bulldog Club $250+
Priority 6: All Bulldog Club and men’s basketball season ticket holders 2019-20
 

Request period close: Wednesday, February 17, 2021