The Pittsburgh Steelers are holding back 50% of their normal ticket inventory upcoming season in anticipation of possible social distancing guidelines, according to Director of Communications Burt Lauten.
“We are being proactive with these limited amount of tickets as we are preparing for possible social distancing scenarios at Heinz Field this year,” Lauten said.
The #Steelers held back 50% of the normal ticket inventory when individual game tickets went on sale today for the 2020 season. We are being proactive with these limited amount of tickets as we are preparing for possible social distancing scenarios at Heinz Field this year. https://t.co/MTdXg2buS0— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) May 22, 2020
The Steelers are the first franchise to announce what percentage of their normal ticket allotment they will sell.
Tickets went on sale Friday, May 21 at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase up to eight tickets total per household, and the team’s four-tiered, variable pricing plan will remain in place for 2020.
The NFL has not yet announced social distancing guidelines for the upcoming season, or if they will play without fans in the stands in 2020.