2016 Madison Playoffs Event & Venue Info
ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER – VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
The Alliant Energy Center has over 5,800 paved and lit parking spots onsite. Fees are currently $7.00 per car, per day, or $21.00 per bus, per day. The daily parking fee allows same-day re-entry with a parking ticket stub.
Here’s how to get to and around Madison, Wisconsin for the 2016 International WFTDA D1 Playoffs.
BY AIR: Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is located minutes from downtown Madison and offers more than 95 daily arrivals and departures. The airport offers direct, non-stop service from the following locations: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Minneapolis, Newark, New York, Salt Lake City, and Washington, DC. Guests may also find that traveling into one of our other local airports may be better suited for their travel. O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) in Rockford, IL are all within a 1.5 – 2.5 hour drive of Madison.
Badger Bus – The Badger Bus is a bus line operated between Madison and Milwaukee.
Van Galder Bus Company – Van Galder services Madison and Janesville in Wisconsin and South Beloit, Rockford, O’Hare Airport, and Midway Airport in Illinois.
Greyhound – The Madison stop for the Greyhound bus line is conveniently located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, directly in front of the Chazen Museum of Art.
BY TRAIN: Trains arrive in the city at the Gare Centrale at 895 Rue de la Gauchetière O. It’s about 9 km (5 miles) to the venue, and is accessible by car and public transport.
FROM GENERAL MITCHELL AIRPORT, MILWAUKEE (1.5 HOURS):
From the east via I-94. As you approach the city, follow Hwy 30 into Madison. Take the “State Capitol” exit off of Hwy 30 and you will then be on E Washington Ave, which leads directly to the Capitol Square.
FROM CHICAGO (2.5 HOURS):
From the southeast via I-90. Take the Hwy 12/18 (Beltline) exit to Madison. If you are going to the Alliant Energy Center or Monona Terrace, exit at John Nolen Dr. If you are going to UW-Madison, exit at Park St and follow north.
FROM GREEN BAY (2.5 HOURS):
From the northeast via Hwy 151. Follow Hwy 151 toward the State Capitol. You will then be on E Washington Ave, which leads directly to the Capitol Square.
FROM MINNEAPOLIS (4.5 HOURS):
From the north via I-90/94. Take I-90/94 to the Hwy 151 exit (southwest) going toward the State Capitol. You will then be on E Washington Ave, which leads directly to the Capitol Square.
FROM DUBUQUE (1.75 HOUR):
From the southwest via Hwys 18 and 151. Take the appropriate exit to Hwy 151 going north toward the State Capitol. In Madison, Hwy 151 will become S Park St. Follow Park St to its conclusion to reach UW-Madison. Or, from Park, take a right onto Johnson St to reach the State St/Capitol Square area.
SHERATON MADISON HOTEL
706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713
Check in: 3:00 PM / Check out: 12:00 PM
$139/night + tax (includes up to 4 persons in a Standard Double/Double or Standard King)
Reservation Phone: (800) 325-3535 or (608) 251-2300
Group Name: 2016 International Women’s Flat Track Derby Playoffs
Reservation deadline: August 23, 2016
AMENITIES: Free Internet, Free parking, Indoor pool, Fitness room
HOTEL INFORMATION: The Sheraton is located 8 miles from Dane County Regional (MSN) airport. The hotel is about one half mile (a ten minute walk) from the venue.
HOTEL’S STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: Canceling your reservation before 4:00 PM prior to your date of arrival will result in no charge. Canceling your reservation after this time or failing to show, will result in a charge equal to the first night’s stay per room to your credit card. Taxes may apply. Failing to call or show before check-out time after the first night of a reservation will result in cancellation of the remainder of your reservation.