There's never been a better time to become a Pub To Pitch bus captain!
Looking for a great way to enhance your Chicago Fire matchday experience while entering for chances to win upgraded seat tickets, customized Fire gear, player-worn jerseys and more? Volunteer as a Pub to Pitch bus captain for every home match during the 2017 season and qualify to win prizes! To find an Official Pub to Pitch bar near you, use the map below for a list of all the available locations to serve as a bus captain.
Please note that bus captain assignments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you'd like to captain from a specific bar, please plan accordingly and reach out at least two weeks ahead of the match to check availability.
Q: How do I join?
A: Please send an email with your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about being a bus captain.
Q: How do I qualify for the rewards?
A: Bus captains qualify for each level of rewards based on the numbers of matches they volunteer for. The more matches you captain, the more valuable rewards you qualify to win. Matches per captain will be tracked via the Chicago Fire Pub to Pitch database.
Q: What are the job responsibilities of a Pub To Pitch bus captain?
A: Some of the expected matchday duties of the bus captain include:
- Arrive at the assigned pub 15 minutes prior to departure
- Follow up with bus drivers to ensure correct route to Toyota Park or next pick-up location
- Check in bus riders 5-10 minutes before departure and collect fare money from walk-up riders
- Ensure timely departure
- Provide assistance and answer questions for bus riders, including available pre-match festivities, ticket will call locations, and postmatch bus departure procedures
Q: Which bars serve as starting points for Pub To Pitch bus routes?
A: Click here to view a map of the nine Pub To Pitch bar locations in Chicago.
Q: What can I win?
A: See below.
Level 1 (two matches): Invite to an end-of-season happy hour
Level 2 (four matches): Pair of Premier club seat tickets
Level 3 (six matches): Customized 2017 Chicago Fire jersey
Level 4 (eight matches): Drawing for two pairs of tickets to the Fire, Brews & Bites Foundation Event (Sept. 23)
Level 5 (10 matches): Team autographed memorabilia
Level 6 (top 3 bus captains of 2017): Game worn / autographed jersey of your choice
To learn more about the Bus Captain Rewards Program, please email us at email@example.com.