Welcome Party

Tuesday, July 23 | 4:30 p.m.

Wyndham Hotel and PNC Park

Take me out to the ball game! America’s favorite pastime.



Prior to arriving Pittsburgh

  1. Download the MLB app
  2. Familiarize yourself with the PNC Park gameday information where you will find information on ballpark entry, bag policy and, more. PNC Park purchases are cashless.
    1. https://www.mlb.com/pirates/ballpark/information/gameday
  3. Getting to the ballpark. Complimentary shuttle to the PNC Park and return to the hotel is included with a purchased ticket. 


4:30 – 6 pm Reception gathering at the hotel.  Includes appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages and a cash bar.

  • Gather and visit with friends.
  • Gametime preparations:
    • Pickup your registration packet at the NAA registration desk before 6 pm. Your ticket to the ballgame is in your packet.
    • A wristband is required to access the private NAA group dinner locations inside the ballpark. Dinner is available between 5:30 - 6:30 pm. 

5:10 pm – Shuttle boarding location is at the Wyndham hotel Liberty Street entrance. Shuttle is provided complimentary with a purchased ticket. A ballpark ticket and wrist band is required to board the shuttle.

Requirements before boarding the shuttle:

  1. Game ticket which is provided in your Conference registration packet.
  2. Wristband provided by NAA staff as you board the shuttle.
  3. Be familiar with the PNC Park rules (bag policies, purchases, and more).

5:30 pm – Gates open. 

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Ballpark meal consisting of Ballpark franks, grilled hamburgers, waffle chips, pasta salad, creamy coleslaw, chocolate chip cookie, popcorn and two beverages per person. Additional food items may be purchased at the cashless concession stands. Some open seating is available. Just as with any MLB game, your game ticket is your reserved seat.

6:40 pm – Game time.

7 pm – end of game - Continuous shuttle service between ballpark and hotel.


Costs associated with walking to the ballpark or taking alternate transportation are the individual’s responsibility.

NAA does not reimburse for costs associated with alternate transportation, parking, food, beverages, or other.

Requests for full or partial refunds or exchanges are NOT allowed.