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What you need to know about tonight's game

By Stampede, 03/12/21, 9:15AM CST


Herd host Des Moines for weekend series

The Stampede return home to the PREMIER Center tonight in the first of two against the Des Moines Buccaneers. Tonight’s game is presented by East 10th Street and Brandon Pizza Ranch. Here’s what you need to know: 


  • Doors: Open at 6 PM
  • Parking: Free for guests. With another event taking place at the Convention Center, we encourage you to plan ahead and arrive early.
  • Tickets: On sale through the KELOLAND Box Office or click here to purchase online
  • Stampede office is open until 4 PM today for any ticketing needs. A reminder the office is now located at 1111 N. Lake Avenue.
  • First Intermission: We welcome Brandon Valley Ice Cats mites to the ice as they compete on the ice during the intermission.
  • Second Intermission: Score-O: One lucky fan will have a chance to shoot on the ice for a chance to win Pizza for a year from the East 10th Street and Brandon Pizza Ranch!   

Matchup: Des Moines (19-13-4) vs Stampede (16-18-3)

  • Tonight and tomorrow are the final two meetings of the season between these two teams in the regular season. The Herd hold a 3-1-0 mark against the Bucs so far this season with Des Moines taking the most recent game of the season series, 6-2, back on February 19th at Buccaneer Arena.


  • This is a big weekend for the Herd who enter tonight seven points back of the Bucs for the fourth and final playoff spot. If the Stampede want to make a run at the playoffs, they will need to have a big weekend.                                                                                           
  •   The Stampede are coming off a disappointing 9-4 loss at Lincoln on Wednesday night.
  • The Bucs are coming off a big 3-2 victory in Fargo last night and are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games.  

Masks: Are required for all games per Sioux Falls City Council. We ask that you be respectful of the ordinance so that we can continue to keep you, our players and our staff, safe. 

While they are required, keep in mind that face coverings shall not apply to an individual:

  • Under the age of five (5) years old
  • While eating or drinking in your seat
  • If you can socially distance outside of your group (6 feet from the next group) in seating area
  • Those with medical conditions

Fans who do not have a face covering when entering the building can pick up a disposable mask at each entrance. The club also has Stampede themed masks available for purchase through their Pro Shop at the PREMIER Center and online at 

Other items to know for the game:

  • Socially Distant Seating: Is available at the PREMIER Center, just ask when purchasing your tickets
  • Bag Check: Read the PREMIER Center’s bag policy here
  • PREMIER Center Safety Policies: Available here
  • Stampede COVID Readiness Plan: Find it here
  • FanFood App: You can now order concessions right from your phone! Just download FanFood in your app store and select Denny Sanford PREMIER Center



  • Saturday, March 13th vs Des Moines 7:05 PM-Presented by Dental Solutions
    • Youth hockey night. Stampede will be saluting youth hockey around South Dakota during the game.
    • Kids are encouraged to wear their team jersey or apparel and register in the main concourse for a chance to win some great prizes from the Stampede and Dental Solutions!
  • Tuesday, March 16th vs Lincoln 7:05 PM-Presented by Paws Pet Resort
    • St. Patrick’s Day Eve game
    • Players will be wearing specialty jerseys that fans can bid on through DASH auction during the game!
    • Green beer, kettle corn and cotton candy will be available during the game