Gameday Experience - December 4, 2021 - New York Riptide


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Gameday Experience – December 4, 2021

New York Riptide vs. Rochester Knighthawks


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Faceoff: 7:30 p.m.

Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.

Gameday Experience: Opening Night Presented By Orlin & Cohen

Fan Giveaway: New York Riptide Schedule Magnets (will be handed out at conclusion of game upon exit)

Watch on Television: MSG2 / ESPN+

Listen on Radio: WRHU 88.7 ( and the WRHU iPhone App)



B3L Lacrosse

Pregame Scrimmage: Elwood Lax

Ticket office and Will Call: 4:30 p.m.

Parking lots: 4:30 p.m.

Player warm-ups: 7:00 p.m.

God Bless America: St. Edward The Confessor School

Color Guard: Victory Engine Company

National Anthem: Shannon Gibbons



Riptide Dance Team performance

Youth Lacrosse Scrimmage: Lockjaw Lacrosse vs. Checkmate Lacrosse


Community Highlights

Lacrosse Toss Fundraiser: Mercy College Men’s Lacrosse

Non-Profit Spotlight: Mighty Madison

Shootout For Soldiers Military Hero of the Game: Geoff Costa


Now Brewing

Westhampton Beach Brewing Company has made their Riptide Double IPA available in the Sandbar for Riptide games! For information about renting out the Sandbar, contact Ted Niemiec at [email protected].


Taste The Action In Your VIP Box

We are proud to serve Archer Roose in our VIP boxes, the Sandbar, and throughout Nassau Coliseum this season! For more information about premium seating contact Marc Gerstein at [email protected]


COVID-19 Safety, Hand Sanitizers and Staff Safety: 

Touch-free hand sanitizers will be located throughout the venue in all heavily trafficked areas.  To ensure safety for everyone in the building, our staff will be wearing face coverings and will show proof of vaccination or negative test before entering. Under New York State guidelines, proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are not required as a condition of entry for fans attending New York Riptide games at Nassau Coliseum. We still recommend that all parties:

  • Wear a face covering (except when eating/drinking)
  • Exercise hand hygiene at all times
  • Practice social distancing where possible
  • Do not physically interact with staff.  No handshakes, “high-fives”, fist-pumps, etc.


For questions regarding health and safety policies at Nassau Coliseum contact [email protected] or call 516-654-8203.


Cashless Concessions and Merchandise: 

Nassau Coliseum is a cashless operation including all concessions, merchandise, and parking. Cash will not be accepted as a form of payment anywhere within the venue.  All major credit cards are accepted (American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa).


Get Your Riptide Gear

New York Riptide merchandise will be sold at all home games and is available online at


Fresh Pies For The Road

DiMaggios Pizza in Hicksville uses only the finest ingredients in preparing their homemade Italian food. Their menu consists of their famous sesame seed crust pizzas, over 20 variety of pasta dishes, and a large selection of Italian hot hero’s.


Parking Reminder

Parking at Nassau Coliseum cost $20 per vehicle per game. Parking for season-ticket members is discounted if bought ahead of time. Parking lots open three hours before the game.


Bag Policy Reminder

Bags will not be permitted in the venue, with the exception of personal items such as small pocketbooks and purses, no larger than 10″ x 8″ x 6″.


Follow Along Online

Be sure to follow us on social media @NewYorkRiptide and on the web at throughout the game for updates. Make sure to stay tuned until the end of the game for the Q-Collar Player of the Game and the Orlin & Cohen Postgame Report!


Safety First

Keep an eye out for our players wearing the  Q-Collar, the first and only FDA-cleared sports equipment that helps protect athletes brains during head impacts.


Who Wants A Pregame Meal?

Just a short drive down Hempstead Turnpike, Riko’s Pizza is the preferred thin crust pizza of the New York Riptide. Order ahead on the app so that you don’t waste time getting to the game!

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