Vitality Blast: Matchday Guide

Friday 10th August 2018
& News
Written by Danny Painter

Derbyshire Falcons conclude their home Vitality Blast campaign versus Leicestershire Foxes at The 3aaa County Ground on Saturday 11 August; 7pm start.

If you are joining us for this fixture, please read the information below which will ensure that your visit is safe, enjoyable and comfortable.

If you have any questions ahead of your visit to The 3aaa County Ground, please call 01332 388 101 or email [email protected].

Hours of Play

Derbyshire Falcons vs Leicestershire Foxes
Vitality Blast: Saturday 11 August
The 3aaa County Ground, Derby

Gates Open: 5pm
Start: 7pm
Interval: 8.15pm
Second Innings: 8.30pm
Close: 9.45pm

Ticket Information

Supporters can save £4 by purchasing their matchday tickets in advance of the day of the game. Tickets will also be available on the gate for this fixture.

Tickets available on the gate: Adults £20 (£16 in advance), Juniors £5 (£4 in advance), Students £10
Car Parking on the day: £5 per car

To buy tickets, please call 01332 388 101 or buy online HERE.

Please note; the Ticket Office will be open from 12noon on Saturday.

The Club is expecting a good crowd and encourages supporters to plan their journey in advance and give plenty of time to enter the ground.

If you are collecting pre-purchased tickets for the fixture on the night, the Ticket Collection Point will be located by the main 3aaa Pavilion entrance.

If able, supporters can collect pre-purchased tickets from reception from 12noon to 4.30pm on Saturday to help beat the queues on the night.

Ground Access & Parking

Please note for Vitality Blast fixtures that a one-way system will be in place from the Pentagon Roundabout entrance to Sir Frank Whittle Road exit.

Ground Access: Entry to the ground will be available via the 3aaa Pavilion entrance, off Pentagon Roundabout. Gates open at 5pm. Please note that there will be additional security checks at the gate, so please give plenty of time to enter the ground.

A reminder that dogs are not allowed entry at Vitality Blast fixtures.

Parking: Additional parking has been secured for Vitality Blast fixtures at The 3aaa County Ground this summer.

Parking will be available on site at The 3aaa County Ground. Please enter the ground via the main entrance off Pentagon Roundabout.

Parking will also be available on the Racecourse. This car park can be accessed off St Marks Road, via an entrance next to Derwent Community Primary School. Postcode for this car park is DE21 6AL.

If you are purchasing parking on the night, have a pre-purchased car park ticket or a car park pass, we advised you to park at the Racecourse Car Park.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the 3aaa Pavilion car park.

While the Club will always try to accommodate all vehicles visiting the ground, admittance will be on a first come, first served basis. Please plan your journey in advance and arrive early guarantee your on-site matchday parking.

For latest traffic updates from around Derby, please click HERE.

Seats and viewing: Indoor seating is available for all visitors in the Pattonair Lounge in the 3aaa Pavilion (subject to capacity)

Derby County: TVs in the Pattonair Lounge will be showing Derby County’s Sky Bet Championship match versus Leeds United from 5.15pm. The bar in the Pattonair Lounge will be open from 5pm.

Showcase Cinema de Lux Family Stand: The Club’s Family Stand is located in the blue seating adjacent to the OKI Business & Media Centre. Catering, toilets and family activities will be located behind the stand.

First time to The 3aaa County Ground? Click HERE to view directions.

Food and Drink

The Club has been working hard to improve the service we offer at our bars and catering units since the opening Vitality Blast fixture.

Bars will be located around the ground, while drinks will also be available from the Pattonair Lounge in the 3aaa Pavilion and from the new Boundary Bar, located by the main stand. Please be advised that supporters are not permitted to bring alcohol into the ground.

Catering units will also be located around the ground offering a wide range of options. Please note there will be no food in the Pattonair Lounge.

All outdoor bars and catering units are cash only. We ask all visitors to bring cash on the night. There are no cash machines located at the ground. The nearest cash point is located at the Texaco petrol station on Pentagon Roundabout.

Card payments can be made at the bar located in the 3aaa Pavilion.

Family Entertainment

Come down from when the gates open to enjoy our new Family Zone, located behind the Showcase Cinema de Lux Family Stand adjacent to the OKI Business & Media Centre.

The Batfast Batting Simulator is back for this fixture, and you test your batting skills against a variety of bowlers in our interactive batting game. You then put your skills into action with our cricket play zone. Take part in a variety of cricket skill-based games within view of the action.

Youngsters can also enjoy our new Red Monkey Play Area, which will be open before play and during the interval.

Don’t forget to grab your FREE giveaways, including the return of the hairy headbands. Then stick around immediately after the game when the Derbyshire players will be available to sign a few autographs over the boundary fence or pose for a selfie.

Matchday LIVE

Can’t make it to The 3aaa County Ground? Supporters can follow all the action LIVE with our new Matchday LIVE page, sponsored by Showcase Cinema de Lux, with live scores, updated, photos and videos from the game.

Click HERE to view Matchday LIVE page. 

Vitality Blast is back! Derbyshire Falcons host seven Twenty20 games this July and August. Purchase your tickets in advance and save from £4. Buy online or call 01332 388 101.


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