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Bears announce cancellation of 2020 season-ticket packages

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The team also announced that they will be holding individual game ticket opportunities exclusive to Season Ticket Holders.

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It was apparent that the Bears would have to significantly scale back plans to have fans in attendance at Soldier Field this year, and they predictably announced their decision to do so on Friday.

The team stated in both a press release and in a message to Season Ticket Holders that there will be no season-ticket packages for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual game tickets will be exclusively be offered to Season Ticket Holders, particularly those who hold a permanent seat license (PSL).

Season Ticket Holders will have the option to forgo their ticket opportunities for the upcoming season and receive a refund. This will not affect their standing for the 2021 season, as they will still have the opportunity to hold a season-ticket package in their designated location.

“While the energy and excitement from the fans that we have enjoyed during camp for many years will be missed, the health and safety of everyone remains our highest priority.” Bears President and CEO Ted Phillips wrote in a statement sent to Season Ticket Holders. “We look forward to fans returning to camp in 2021. In 2020, we are dedicated to bringing you exclusive content through all of our media and social channels (ChicagoBears.com, Chicago Bears Official App, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok) directly from Halas Hall as we prepare for the season.”

While currently unknown if the Bears will be able to have fans in any capacity this season, the team has at least made it known that, if allowed the opportunity, they will do so in an extremely limited capacity to encourage social distancing.

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