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Xcel Energy Center | St. Paul, MN | April 11 & 13, 2024

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Venue Info

Fans attending the 2021 Frozen Four are encouraged to become familiar with procedures related to health and safety, fan entry and security for the event.

Health and Safety Policies

The NCAA is committed to the health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans.

Fans are asked to stay home if they are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (equal to or above 100.4).
  • Cough.
  • Chills.
  • Muscle pain.
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
  • Sore throat.
  • New loss of taste or smell.

Anyone attending the 2021 Frozen Four must adhere to the following policies. Failure to comply with these rules may result in ejection from the event and venue.

  • A multi-layered face covering must be worn at all times. Face coverings may be lowered when actively eating or drinking at a designated seating location.
  • Practice physical distancing and remain six feet apart. Social distancing markers will be identified throughout venues including security screenings, restrooms and concessions.
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand sanitizer will also be readily available at all host venues.
  • Remain in your seating pod to ensure physical distancing from other groups. Tickets will be assigned in pods to ensure distancing while seated. Pods will range between two and six seats depending on group size.
  • Interactions with student-athletes, coaches, team personnel and officials are prohibited.
  • Arrive prepared and review venue health and safety guidelines prior to arrival.

Verbal Health Survey

Fans must be able to respond “no” to all of the following questions in order to attend an event at PPG Paints Arena.

  • Have you or anyone in your group been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 10 days?
  • Have you or anyone in your group experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19 within the past 10 days?
  • To your knowledge, have you or anyone in your group been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 10 days?

Mobile Ticketing

The 2021 Frozen Four is a MOBILE TICKETS ONLY event. All fans will need a mobile ticket to enter a venue. Fans are encouraged to save their ticket to their mobile wallet prior to arriving for easier access to the venue. Screenshots or recordings of tickets are not valid for entry. Fans coming to the game with friends or family should transfer their tickets before the day of the game so they may enjoy ease of movement around the arena.

No Bag Policy

PPG Paints Arena has a NO BAG policy for all events. Medical and parent bags are exceptions but will be subject to inspection.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early to make entering the venue and getting to seating pods as smooth as possible.

Re-Entry Policy

In order to provide the safest environment for all, guests will not be permitted to exit and re-enter PPG Paints Arena during events. Guests wishing to exit PPG Paints Arena for any reason will not be allowed back into the arena. 


Concessions will be available and operate cash-free.


Parking is available in the PPG Paints Arena as well as the Jim Shorkey RAM Parking Garage at PPG Paints Arena. Click here for more information.  

Tournament Schedule

Thursday, April 8

5:00 p.m. St. Cloud State vs. Minnesota State

9:00 p.m. Minnesota Duluth vs. Massachusetts 

Saturday, April 10

7:00 p.m. National Championship

Important PPG Paints Arena Links:

Home Page

Health & Safety Guidelines

Arena A-Z Guide

Arena FAQs

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