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Alcoholic Beverage Policy - Pennsylvania law requires that you must be at least 21 years of age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. We reserve the right to refuse any sale. There is a two-beer maximum per ID per trip. Please drink responsibly, and NEVER drink and drive.

We have established the following ground rules for alcohol sales to ensure that the enjoyable ballpark experience is not spoiled by the behavior of inappropriate individuals: 1. It is illegal to consume alcoholic beverages on the sidewalks or in the parking lots; anyone doing so will be subject to arrest. 2. Alcoholic beverages and controlled or illegal substances may not be brought into the stadium. 3. Drunk or disorderly fans will be denied admittance to the stadium. 4. Intoxicated or under-aged fans will not be permitted to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. 5. Drunk or disorderly fans inside the stadium will be ejected and may be subject to arrest. 6. Fans using foul or abusive language will be subject to ejection. 7. Fans interfering with play in any manner, including the throwing of objects onto the field or entering the field, will be subject to arrest.

Animals - Fans are not permitted to bring animals into Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, with the exception of guide or service animals for disabled fans, which are fully certified by Pennsylvania and are in actual use. The Spikes will host four Bark in the Park promotions in 2023, where fans are allowed to bring their “K-9”, on June 9, July 9, August 9, and August 29. Bark in the Park rules and regulations can be found at StateCollegeSpikes.com.

ATM - Fans looking for an ATM can head to the Off the Rack Outfitters team store, where cash back is available with any purchase made inside the store.

Autographs - Getting autographs is part of the fun of attending a Spikes game, and the players and coaches are usually available before and after the games. Please be respectful when asking for autographs. As game time approaches, they do have to prepare for the game, and we ask all fans to return to their seats 20 minutes prior to the start of the game. Players are not allowed to sign any autographs once the game has started.

Automobile Assistance - Guests who need automobile assistance should contact the nearest Parking Attendant or Guest Services Representative or go to the Giant Customer Service Center located on the Concourse Level behind home plate.


Bag Policy - All bags brought into Medlar Field at Lubrano Park should be clear bags that can be seen through easily, reducing times for bag searches at entrance gates. Diaper and medical bags are not required to be clear. Regardless of the bag, all bags are subject to search upon entry and within the ballpark. Prohibited items should be disposed of in trash containers or returned to one’s vehicle.

Banners - Spikes fans are encouraged to bring banners and signs to Medlar Field atLubrano Park to show their support for the team. Signs that obstruct the views of guests, interfere with batters, are derogatory or obscene, or do not pertain to the Spikes will be removed by security.

Batting Practice - Ballpark gates at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park open one hour prior to game time, which generally coincides with the end of batting practice.

Birthday/Anniversary Messages - The Spikes can help celebrate a birthday or anniversary by displaying the occasion on our videoboard during the game. For more information about birthday, anniversary and other celebratory messages please call (814) 272-1711 or visit the Giant Customer Service Center, located behind home plate on the main concourse level, and get your message on the videoboard for a $5 charitable donation.

Bus Service - Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) bus service is available to and from Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. A CATA bus stop is located just outside the ballpark. Please call (814) 238-CATA or visit www.catabus.com for bus loop schedules and other information.


Camera/Video Equipment - Guests are welcome to bring still and hand-held videocameras into Medlar Field at Lubrano Park as long as the equipment does not interfere with another guest’s enjoyment of the game. Guests wishing to use equipment that requires the use of a tripod at a fixed position in the stadium must contact Joe Putnam, Director of Communications, at jputnam@statecollegespikes.com or (814) 272-1687 for permission.

Cellular Phones - The use of cellular phones is permitted at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, provided such use does not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of the ball game. Please be courteous and refrain from making loud or lengthy calls in the seating areas.

Child Ticket Policy - Children ages two and under are not required to have a ticket for a game. The general rule of thumb is that if a child is small enough to sit on a parent’s lap, then the child does not need to have a ticket. However, if the child wants to receive a promotional giveaway, they must have their own game ticket.

Conduct - The State College Spikes are committed to providing our guests with anenjoyable, safe atmosphere. Our staff will support a family-oriented environment where all guests can enjoy the baseball experience free from the following behaviors:

  • Foul or abusive language or gestures
  • Intoxication or other signs of impairment
  • Any disruption to the progress of the game by guest’s actions or unauthorized person on the playing field
  • Smoking or tobacco use inside the ballpark.

If someone interferes with your enjoyment of a game while at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, please contact your nearest usher or other Spikes representative for assistance.

Credit Cards - MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted at the Spikes Ticket Office, the Off the Rack Outfitters team store and all ballpark concession windows.


Diaper Changing Stations - Infant diaper changing tables are available in all restrooms at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, including the family bathroom located on the third base side.


Elevators - For the convenience of our guests in the Geisinger Champions Club, anelevator is located on the first-level concourse, just outside the team office doors. For Pepsi Picnic Pavilion guests requiring special needs, a service elevator is located inside the picnic area.

Exchange of Tickets/Rainouts - Once a ticket is purchased, we are unable to exchange it for another game or provide a refund. The only exception is in the event the required 4 1/2 innings of a game not are completed or when a game is postponed due to weather. In these instances, tickets can be exchanged for tickets of equal or lesser value to a future regular season home game, based upon availability. Please contact the Spikes Ticket Office at (814) 272-1711 with questions on the ticket exchange policy.

Exit and Re-entry - Guests may leave Medlar Field at Lubrano Park at any time through any of the exit gates. Guests may re-enter the stadium only after obtaining a re-entry stamp from an attendant at any of the exit gates.


Field Dimensions - The field dimensions at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park are:

Left Field: 325’

Left Center Field: 410’ (The Nook)

Center Field: 399’

Right Center Field: 373’

Right Field: 320’

Medlar Field’s right field fence stands 18.55 feet tall in reference to the year that Penn State University was founded. The remainder of the fence is 7 feet tall in front of the Pepsi Picnic Pavilion in left field and 8 feet tall in all other areas.

First Aid Station/Medical Attention - Should you have a medical emergency or need medical assistance, please visit the First Aid Station located on the first-base side of the first-level concourse, or contact your nearest usher or Spikes official.

Food - Fans are not permitted to bring any coolers, containers, outside food or beverages into Medlar Field at Lubrano Park unless expressly permitted by the Spikes prior to game time.

Foul Balls - Fans are welcome to keep any foul ball hit into the seats. At no time should a foul ball or home run ball be thrown back on the field. Violators are subject to ejection and possible arrest. Any guest interfering with a ball in play will be subject to ejection from the ballpark. Fans should always remain alert to the danger of thrown or batted balls.


Gate Opening Time - Gates open to the general public one hour and five minutes prior to the start of each Spikes’ home game, unless otherwise noted on the schedule. Season ticket holders are permitted to enter the ballpark 10 minutes prior to the general public, and group members are permitted to enter the ballpark 5 minutes prior to the general public.

Geisinger Champions Club - Entertain your clients, co-workers or friends inside a luxury suite on the Geisinger Champions Club level. Suites in the Geisinger Champions Club can be rented by individuals or groups on a single-game basis throughout the season or for non-gameday events, such as football tailgates, meetings or other special occasions to make big league dreams come true. The Geisinger Champions Club combines first-class service with state-of-the-art amenities. Based on the size of your group or event, you can choose either 20-, 40- or 80-person suites. Call (814) 272-1711 for more information on booking a suite in the Geisinger Champions Club.

Gift Cards - The Spikes offer gift cards which can be redeemed for tickets, food ormerchandise throughout the ballpark. These cards can be purchased at “Off the RackOutfitters” at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

Group Tickets - Groups of 20 or more are eligible for discounts off regular ticket prices, as well as additional benefits and experiences, such as first pitch opportunities, merchandise, early entry into the ballpark and other prizes. To learn more about the many group packages available, visit StateCollegeSpikes.com.


Handicapped Access - Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is completely wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair patrons should enter through the Main Gate on Porter Road, and either access their field level seats through the concourse, or take the elevator, located on the first base side of the stadium, to the Geisinger Champions Club. To inquire about wheelchair seating, please call the Spikes Ticket Office at (814) 272-1711.

Handicapped Parking - Handicapped parking is available at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Upon arriving at the ballpark, ask the attendant at the parking entrance for directions to the nearest handicapped parking spaces.


Kids Run the Bases Home Run Edition - Following each Friday, Saturday and Sunday Spikes home game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, as well as other select games, kids 12 and under are invited onto the field to run the bases just like their favorite Spikes players in the Kids Run the Bases Home Run Edition presented by Mount Nittany Health! Families wishing to participate should begin lining up in the ninth inning at the top of Sections 108-109. Kids will then be ushered down the steps and onto the field to run the bases before exiting on the gate next to the third-base dugout. All kids will get the chance to go from home plate and around all the bases back to home like a home run hitter! Parents are not permitted to run the bases, unless they are with a very small child. The Spikes reserve the right to postpone Kids Run the Bases in the event of inclement weather.


LionCash - LionCash is accepted at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to purchase tickets at the Box Office, and can also be used to purchase Spikes’ team merchandise at “Off the Rack Outfitters.”

Lost Children - Lost children at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park should be escorted to the nearest supervisor, usher or uniformed security guard. Lost children can also report to, or be taken to, the Giant Customer Service Center to request a PA announcement.

Lost and Found - Any found items should be deposited at the Giant Customer Service Center on the main concourse behind home plate. The Medlar Field at Lubrano Park lost and found is located in the Front Office, adjacent to the Main Lobby. On non-game days, the office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To contact the lost and found, please call (814) 272-1711.

Lost or Stolen Tickets - Fans with lost or stolen ticket problems should call the Spikes’ Ticket Office at (814) 272-1711 in advance of the game(s), or go directly to the Ticket Office on the day of a game.


National Anthem Singers - The Spikes offer open digital tryouts to fill their roster of National Anthem singers for every home game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. For more information on how to become an anthem singer prior to a Spikes home game, please call the Spikes at (814) 272-1711, or e-mail NationalAnthem@statecollegespikes.com.


Office Hours - The Spikes business office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on non-game days. On game days Monday through Friday, the office is open from 9 a.m. until one hour prior to the start of the game. The Spikes Ticket Office is also open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on non-game days, 9 a.m. through the end of the game on game days Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. through the end of the game on game days Saturday and Sunday during the season.


Parking - The parking lots at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park are operated and staffed by the Pennsylvania State University. All vehicles entering the Medlar Field at Lubrano Parkparking areas may be subject to search. There is a $5.00 charge for parking in all lots. Season passes for parking are available for $100.00 and can be obtained by contacting the Spikes offices at (814) 272-1711. Additional parking information is available atStateCollegeSpikes.com.

Pepsi Picnic Pavilion - Located down the third base line, the Pepsi Picnic Pavilion is available to groups of 20 or more and offers a truly unique food and entertainment experience. To learn more about picnic packages available at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park contact the Spikes Group Sales department at (814) 272-1711.


Rainouts/Rain Checks - In the event a game is postponed due to rain or inclement weather, your ticket stub becomes a rain check which can be exchanged in person at the Spikes’ Ticket Office for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any remaining regular season home game, subject to availability. The Spikes do not offer cash refunds for unused or rainout tickets.

Roster - The Spikes’ roster is controlled by Prep Baseball Report, which assigns players to all six Major League Baseball Draft League teams. The Spikes’ roster of players will change throughout the season, featuring draft-eligible prospects from all over the nation competing to improve their position in mid-July’s MLB Draft for the first half of the season, followed by players starting their professional careers in the second half of the season.


Scalping - Spikes tickets may not be resold or offered for resale in a manner or at a price in violation of any Federal, State, or local law or regulation. Under Pennsylvania law, the maximum premium price for a ticket is the established price, including applicable sales tax, plus five dollars. Under penalty of law, an unlicensed vendor within 1,500 feet of Medlar Field at Lubrano Park may not resell tickets.

Please also be aware that NO Spikes tickets are officially authorized for resale on any third-party ticket website. The ONLY official way to purchase Spikes tickets online is through the Spikes’ official ticket partner, TicketReturn, at links available onStateCollegeSpikes.com.

Smoking - Smoking is prohibited in all areas of Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Thosewishing to smoke must do so in the designated areas outside the ballpark gates. Fans wishing to smoke during the game must obtain a hand stamp to exit and re-enter the ballpark.

Streaming Audio/Video - All Spikes regular season home games are available forstreaming on the web. The Spikes stream live video on StateCollegeSpikes.com through the MLB Draft League’s platform in association with Pixellot. Steve Jones, the voice of Penn State football and men’s basketball, serves as the team’s lead play-by-play broadcaster, and is joined for the 15th consecutive season by Joe Putnam. All broadcast audio for both home and road games is also streamed live over TuneIn and on StateCollegeSpikes.com.

Souvenirs - Spikes and Penn State souvenirs can be purchased inside “Off the Rack Outfitters”, the official team store of the Spikes at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Spikes souvenirs can also be purchased online by visiting StateCollegeSpikes.com.


Umbrellas - Umbrellas of all shapes and sizes are permitted at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park as long as they do not interfere with other fans’ enjoyment of the game.

Ushers - Ushers are stationed throughout the ballpark to assist fans at their seats and to enforce ballpark rules and regulations. If someone is interfering with your enjoyment of the game, please contact your nearest usher. Please treat our ushers with courtesy and respect. By enforcing the rules, they are making the ballpark a safer and more comfortable, family-friendly environment for all our guests.


Website - All the latest Spikes news and information is available at StateCollegeSpikes.com, the team’s official website. StateCollegeSpikes.com is also a fun and easy way to shop for tickets and a complete selection of team merchandise.

Wheelchair Seating/Access - Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is completely wheelchair accessible. To inquire about Wheelchair Seating, please call the Spikes Ticket Office at (814) 272-1711.

Will Call Window - Will Call orders are tickets left by the Club or tickets left by a third party. To pick up any of these tickets, go to the Will Call Window at the Spikes Ticket Office, beginning one and a half hours before game time. Fans must show proper photo identification to pick up tickets. Will Call orders must be left under the name of the person who will pick them up.