FAQ’S

Where can I park for games?
There is parking located in the Arena Garage located next to the Stockton Arena as well as in parking lots along Fremont Street across from the arena. These parking lots range in cost from $10-$15. Further parking is located around downtown.

How is the team involved in the community?
The team donates tickets or merchandise and makes appearances in support of programs, specifically those which benefit children and which enhance the quality of life in Stockton and throughout the Central Valley. The team also has multiple school reward programs.

Who is responsible for day-to-day management of the franchise?
Dave Piecuch is President of the hockey team and will be running the day to day operations of the hockey team both on and off the ice. He is assisted by a full-time administrative staff.

Where do the players come from?
The team management and coaching staff recruit players from across North America and Europe in an effort to provide the best possible team on the ice.

Is this an expansion team or was a team relocated?
Stockton Hockey Franchise Group purchased the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies and relocated the Atlantic City team to Stockton following the 2004-2005 season. The franchise began play in Stockton for the 2005-2006 season. Previously, the organization was in Birmingham, Alabama as the Birmingham Bulls and previous to that, the team was founded in Cincinnati as the Cincinnati Cyclones.

Who owns the team?
SC Hockey Franchise Group, Inc. See the Front Office section for more information.

What league does the Thunder play in?
The ECHL.

How many games does the Thunder play?
36 at home, 36 away with approximately 30 home games on Friday and Saturday night or Sunday afternoon.

How long does the season last?
Mid-October through early April. With playoffs the season could extend to early-June.

Can I bring my camera?
DSLR camera’s require a credential and you must make your photos available to the team. To enquire about credentials, email Brandon Kisker.

What is the Phone Number to purchase concert tickets or tickets to other arena events?
(209) 373-1700 – The Stockton Arena Box Office

What is the Phone Number to the Fan Attic, the official Merchandise Store of the Stockton Thunder?
(209) 373-1675

Are there ticket plans other than full season tickets?
We have a wide variety of mini-ticket packages available to meet just about any budget and schedule including 6 game plans, 12 game plans, weekend plans, etc.
See Ticket Information.

What do season tickets cost?
See ticket information here.

Is there a discount for Children?
Children and Seniors can get a discounted ticket for the Upper End Zone for $8. Children must be under the age of 12 and Seniors 65 and over.

Can young children come to the game for free if they sit on a parents’ lap?
Children age 2 and under can attend for free.

How do I purchase individual tickets?
You can purchase individual tickets at the Stockton Arena Box Office, by phone at (209) 373-1700.
NOTE: If you purchase 10 or more tickets, you can save up to $3 per ticket by purchasing a group! Call the Thunder office at (209) 373-1500.

What are the game times?
Game times vary depending on the night of the week:
Games Monday – Saturday start at 7:30pm.
Sunday games are at 4:00pm.

Want to know more info on what you can and can’t bring to a game? 
Click here for more details on the Stockton Arena policies.