Pioneers Announce Cupples Stadium as New Home Stadium
PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Pittsburgh Pioneers are excited to announce that George K. Cupples Stadium will be the team's new home stadium for the upcoming season. The historic stadium in the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh will provide a beautiful and iconic setting for the team's home games.
The George K. Cupples Stadium has a rich history, having been built in 1935 and named after a prominent Pittsburgh businessman and philanthropist, George K. Cupples. The stadium has undergone numerous renovations and upgrades over the years, including the addition of a new turf field in 2019. With a capacity of 5,000, the stadium offers an intimate setting for fans to watch the Pioneers take on their opponents.
"We are thrilled to call George K. Cupples Stadium our new home," said Pioneers Head Coach Adam Cross. "The stadium has a rich history and provides a beautiful and unique setting for our games. We can't wait to see our fans pack the stands and cheer us on to victory."
The Pittsburgh Pioneers Football team is a part of the United Football League (UFL) and competes at the highest level of eight-man spring football. The team is looking to build a rich history of success, including multiple championships and playoff appearances.
In addition to providing a home for the Pittsburgh Pioneers Football team, George K. Cupples Stadium is also the home of numerous other sports teams and events. The stadium has been a host to everything from high school football games to concerts and community events. Its location in the South Side neighborhood also makes it easily accessible to fans across the city.
"We are excited to partner with the Pittsburgh School District and George K. Cupples Stadium," said Joe McClendon III, Commissioner of the UFL. "The stadium has been an iconic part of the South Side community for generations, and we're proud to see it continue to be a gathering place for sports fans from across the city."
The Pioneers will kick off their first game at George K. Cupples Stadium on April 22, 2023. Fans can expect a great game day experience, including food, drinks, and a variety of entertainment options. The team also offers special ticket packages for the first game of the season, including exclusive access to a pre-game tailgate party.
Pioneer single-game tickets are set to go on sale this Monday, with prices starting as low as $25.
For more information on the Pittsburgh Pioneers, including ticket packages and game schedules, please visit the team's website at pittpioneers.com.