Ahead of Saturday’s game against Exeter City, we have put together all the details you need to make the most of your visit to the Crown Oil Arena.
FIRST TIME VISITOR?
We have a dedicated first time visitor fan guide. Click HERE to read it.
Exeter City fans should click HERE to read our dedicated away supporters’ guide.
The Crown Oil Arena no longer operates cash turnstiles and is barcoded entry only. We urge supporters to use our online ticketing site to purchase their tickets before coming to the ground. Tickets will remain online until kick-off.
Buying online is the quickest and easiest way purchase your match tickets and you can do so HERE.
You can save your e-ticket directly to your phone to scan upon entry to the turnstiles.
In circumstances where you can only purchase from the Ticket Office, please do not leave this until the last minute. Our new ticketing system requires the details of all purchasers to be stored on our system, so it will take time to process your details and issue your match ticket. Therefore, to avoid delaying your entry to the ground further, please allow plenty of time to visit the Ticket Office.
Our Ticket Collection Cabin is located opposite the five-a-side pitch at the Smith Metals Family Stand end of the ground, and will be open from 1pm for collections.
Collections before this time must be made from the Ticket Office at the Main Reception.
Turnstiles open an hour before kick-off, at 2pm.
PRE-MATCH / BARS
The Ratcliffe Bars at the club will open from 12pm. Both home and away fans are welcome.
We have a junior event taking place in Desmond’s Den from 2pm.
Please note, Desmond’s Den can only be accessed once through the turnstiles of the Smith Metals Family Stand. We are unable to offer access to supporters in the Main Stand and Sandy Lane at this moment in time due to Covid restrictions.
THE VOICE OF SPOTLAND
The Voice Of Spotland returns for Saturday's game, with Jimmy Keohane as our cover star.
Click HERE to read what's inside this weekend's edition.
Priced at £3, it will be available around the ground on matchday.
Our brand-new catering partner have been earning some rave reviews so far this season!
There are some tasty looking items on our new menu, provided by the Lancashire Hospitality Co-Operation. Click HERE for full details on the partnership and to view the menu.
You will be able to pay by cash or card at the kiosks.
The Club Shop is open from 9am, right through until kick-off.
Click HERE to browse our online shop, where you can also purchase items 24/7.
Tickets for Saturday’s half-time draw are on sale now. Get yours online HERE.
Buying online is the perfect way for exiled fans to support the club, or for those who prefer not to use cash. Please note, online sales will end at 1pm on Saturday.
With Covid restrictions having eased, we are pleased to say that we have re-introduced half-time draw sellers around the ground, in addition to having online sales. Look out for our sellers around the Crown Oil Arena in the run up to kick-off.
Tickets are priced at £1. First prize is 50% of the takings, whilst second prize is a Dale shirt signed by the first team squad!