5 things to remember before the XFL's Seattle Dragons home opener

Feb 13 2020, 2:18 pm

This Saturday marks the Seattle Dragons home opener against the Tampa Bay Vipers at CenturyLink Field.

Whether you’re going to this weekend’s game or planning on hitting up another one during the season, we’ve got five tips for you to have the ultimate experience.

CenturyLink Field has gone cashless


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Leave your cash and coins at home, because CenturyLink Field now only accepts cashless transactions. In an effort to cut down on wait times and increase efficiency, the venue now only accepts credit, debit, and prepaid cards.

Those who don’t have debit or credit cards can visit one of ten cash-to-card ReadySTATION kiosks to convert cash onto a prepaid card that can be used anywhere inside or outside of the stadium as if it were a major credit card.

Enjoy new dishes during Seattle Dragons games

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Forget about the boring ol’ hotdog and chomp into some dragon skins. CenturyLink Field Executive Chef Matteo Casini and his team have created special dishes just for Dragons games, including dragon’s tooth bone-in smoked beef short rib, and dragon bites, bits of smoked pork belly served with a side of coffee barbeque sauce.

Bags must be see-through

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To eliminate excessive lineups, the XFL is limiting the size and type of bags allowed into the games. Only small clutch-type bags that are 4.5″ x 6.5″ or less in size, one-gallon clear Ziploc bags and clear tote bags measuring 12″ x 6″ x 12″ or less will be allowed into the venue.

The Pregame Tailgate Party is free


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Those wanting to party with other Dragons fans can do so for the low cost of $0. The family-friendly Dragons Tailgate Party opens 90 minutes before kickoff and will have photo stations, face painting, tailgate games, and food and beverages for purchase. A valid game ticket is required to partake in the party.

Bring only factory-sealed water bottles


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If you’re trying to limit spending in the stadium, be sure to bring along a factory-sealed bottle of water. If security notices an opened bottle, it will be taken away.

2020 XFL Game Schedule: 

  • February 8, 2 pm: DC Defenders vs. Seattle Dragons at Audi Field in Washington, DC
  • February 15, 2 pm: Seattle Dragons vs. Tampa Bay Vipers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
  • February 22, 2 pm: Seattle Dragons vs. Dallas Renegades at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
  • February 29, 4 pm: St. Louis BattleHawks vs. Seattle Dragons at The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis
  • March 7, 1 pm: Houston Roughnecks vs. Seattle Dragons at TDECU Stadium in Houston
  • March 15, 4 pm: Seattle Dragons vs. Los Angeles Wildcats at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
  • March 22, 12 pm: Seattle Dragons vs. New York Guardians at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
  • April 5, 3 pm: Los Angeles Wildcats vs. Seattle Dragons at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson
  • April 11, 11 am: Seattle Dragons vs. Houston Roughnecks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle
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