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Military Appreciation Night tonight

By Stampede, 11/19/21, 11:30PM CST


What you need to know about the game

The Stampede host the Fargo Force for Military Appreciation Night, presented by Royal River Casino & Hotel. Here’s what you need to know: 

  • Doors: Open at 5 PM                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Parking: Free for guests                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Tickets: On sale through the KELOLAND Box Office or click here to purchase online                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Stampede office is open 11AM- 3PM today for any ticketing needs. A reminder the office is now located at 1111 N. Lake Avenue.                                                                                                                   
  • Military Raffle: Military members, be sure to stop by the Stampede tent in the main lobby before heading up the stairs to register for a chance to win one of over 25 prizes! The raffle is exclusively for veterans and those currently serving. To enter, simply show your military ID and sign up. We will be announcing winners throughout the game!                                                                                                                                                                                 
  • Kids Zone: The Kids Zone is back! Inflatables and games are available in the Hall of Fame area from 5-6 PM and FREE with your game ticket!                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Jersey Auction: Take part in our online jersey auction for a chance to own a game-worn military jersey being worn by the players tonight only! To place a bid simply download the DASH Auction app on your Google or iPhone device. To bid online, click here. The raffle ends at 8 PM tonight. Should you win and are at the game, you will be able to come down to the ice to receive your jersey and meet the player!                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Ceremonial Puck Drop: Be in your seats just after 6 PM for a special presentation of the American flag followed by a very special ceremonial puck drop which will involve members of the South Dakota Army National Guard rappelling from the ceiling!                                                                                                                         
  • Hockey Shootout: Test out your hockey skills and see if you have what it takes to score on our Stampede hockey shootout, just outside Section 119.                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • First Intermission: Reliabank Shootout: Two members of the military will take to the ice for a chance to score $1,000 from Reliabank when they shoot from center ice!                                                                                                                                                
  • Second Intermission: Chuck-a-Puck. Purchase chuck-a-pucks in the main concourse (just outside Section 102) for a chance to win one of 15 different prizes!

Matchup: Fargo (4-7-3) vs Stampede (4-1-0-0)

  • Tonight is the first meeting of the season between the Force and the Stampede. These two rivals will face each other a total of 10 times during the season.                                                                              
  • Tonight is the third of five straight home games for the Stampede who played a total of just four home games prior to this homestand. The Herd close out the homestand next Friday and Saturday with games against Lincoln and Sioux City.                                              
  • The Stampede have been hit with the injury bug of late, putting some pressure on other players to players to step up with the additional ice time.                                                                            
  • Fargo snapped an eight-game winless streak last night with a 4-2 victory in Lincoln. Louden Hogg stopped 25 of 27 shots in goal.           
  • The Stampede (29) and Force (35) have tallied the fewest goals in the league so far this season.

Other items to know for the game:

  • Bag Check: Read the PREMIER Center’s bag policy here               
  • PREMIER Center Safety Policies: Available 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


Friday, November 26th: Prairie Farms Night: The Stampede salute our local dairy producers from Prairie Farms on this special night. Don’t miss all the fun, including a special ice cream eating contest on the ice!

Saturday, November 27th: Toys for Tots Night, presented by Fleet Farm: Fans are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to the game for Toys for Tots. For each toy donated, you’ll receive a voucher good for 2 tickets to one of two home games in December (limit of 6 free tickets per family).

Saturday, December 11th: Dash for Cash Night, presented by CU Mortgage Direct: Ten area school teachers will participate in the first ever Stampede Dash for Cash. $5,000 is up for grabs at center ice as teachers collect much cash as they can to use for classroom improvements!

More information: Contact the Stampede office at 605-275-4625 or visit