University of Phoenix Stadium Game Day Policies

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
DECEMBER 07, 2007
NORMAN, Okla. -- University of Phoenix Stadium will enforce the following policies for fans attending the Fiesta Bowl:
  Bag Search

In accordance with NFL and Cardinals security guidelines, small bags and purses measuring 12" x 12" x 12" or smaller will be permitted after a thorough search by stadium security staff.  Fans that need to bring a diaper bag, when accompanied by a baby or infant will be subject to the same search procedures.  Fans should be prepared to open their bags for inspection and may be asked by security staff to empty out the contents.  Backpacks, duffel bags, purses or any bag larger than 12" x 12" x 12" will be denied access inside Cardinals Stadium and fans will be asked to return them to their vehicle.  There are no lockers outside of Cardinals Stadium to store items nor can any items be held by staff members.  All items left unattended in Sportsman's Park and Cardinals Stadium will be disposed of.
  Banners and Signs

Cardinals fans are encouraged to show their support and may bring handheld signs to Cardinals Stadium, proved they are football related and in good taste as determined by Cardinals Stadium security.  Signs cannot be commercial, political, or obscene in nature.  Signs may not be affixed or hung anywhere in Cardinals Stadium or displayed in a manner than obstructs other fans' views of the game or stadium scoreboards/advertising signage.  The signs must be made of a paper or lightweight cloth like material.  Signs cannot utilize wood, metal or similar types of materials for support.  Maximum dimensions of a sign are three feet by two feet.
  Bottles & Cans

Fans will not be allowed to bring any type of bottle, can, thermos or beverage container inside of Cardinals Stadium.  However, fans will be allowed to bring one (1) factory-sealed, non-frozen 500mL (16.9 fl. Oz.) bottle of water (no soda, flavored water, or sports drinks.) Parents with small children may bring bottles of formula or milk inside Cardinals Stadium.

Fans may bring personal still-photo cameras to capture the special moments from their visit to Cardinals Stadium.  Feel free to ask any Cardinals Stadium staff member to snap a picture of your group.  Video cameras, professional cameras (with detachable lenses) and mono/tripods are not permitted except for credentialed members of the media.
  Cell Phones

Cellular phones are welcome inside Cardinals Stadium.  Fans are reminded, however, to make sure that their cell phone conversations are not disruptive to the others seated around them.
  Chewing Tobacco

Fans are asked not to bring any type of chewing tobacco inside Cardinals Stadium during events.
  Code of Conduct

Cardinals Stadium staff member are in place to ensure that all fans are able to enjoy the action and excitement of the game from beginning to end.  We ask all fans to comply with our Code of Conduct while inside Cardinals Stadium.  Failure to abide by the Code of Conduct may result in ejection, possible arrest and/or having tickets revoked.  While it is common for seasons ticket holders to share or donate their tickets to others, the account holder of record will be held accountable for the conduct and actions of those using his/her tickets.
     • Fans are expected to sit in their ticketed seat and produce their game ticket when asked by a Cardinals Stadium staff member.
     • Fans wearing clothing deemed obscene or indecent will not be allowed entry inside and/or subject to ejection from Cardinals Stadium.
     • Foul or abusive language and obscene gestures will not be tolerated.
     • Fighting, taunting or threatening remarks or gestures will not be tolerated.
     • Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to any type of illegal drug or excessive alcohol consumption will not be tolerated.
     • Displays of affection or other behavior not appropriate in a public setting will not be tolerated.
     • Other actions that cause a disruption and hinder the enjoyment of the game for other fans per the judgment of the Cardinals Stadium security will not be tolerated.
  Credit Card Policies

The Cardinals Stadium Ticket Office accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover as methods of payment.  Centerplate accepts MasterCard, Visa, America Express and Discover.  The Cardinals Stadium merchandise locations accepts MasterCard and Visa.
  Family Restrooms

There are a total of 12 family restrooms which are intended for the use of parents with small children and fans with disabilities.  All Family Restrooms are outfitted with baby-changing tables and ADA compliant.  The Family Restrooms are located on the main concourse (near Sections 102, 114, 124 & 136), club concourse (near Sections 204, 219, 230 & 247) and terrace concourse (near Sections 404, 421, 435 & 454).
  First Aid

Cardinals Stadium has four First Aid locations that are available to assist fans throughout the event.  The First Aid offices are located along the main concourse (near Sections 122 & 136) and terrace concourse (near Sections 416 & 448).
  Food & Beverage Policy

Fans are not allowed to bring any food or beverage items inside Cardinal Stadium.  We ask that fans either leave these items inside their vehicles or dispose of them at the security checkpoint outside of the stadium.  The only exceptions are fans are permitted to bring one (1) factory-sealed, non-frozen plastic bottle of water and food and beverage items for infants under two years of age.
  Payphones/TDD Phone

Cardinals Stadium does not have any payphones available to fans.  However, fans can request the use of a phone at any of the four Guest Relations locations, if needed.  A TDD phone for hearing and speech impaired fans is located at the Guest Relations office next to Gate 1.
  Prohibited Items

Fans are reminded that the following items will not be permitted o be brought inside Cardinals Stadium:
     • Aerosol Cans
     • Alcohol
     • Animals (except for service animals)
     • Bags larger than 12" x 12" x 12"
     • Banners or signs larger than 3" x 2"
     • Beverage containers - Bottles, cans and thermos bottles
     • Brooms
     • Clothing deemed obscene or indecent
     • Coolers of any kind
     • Fireworks
     • Folding chairs
     • Footballs and beach balls
     • Illegal drugs
     • Laser pointers
     • Mono/tripods
     • Noise Makers (whistles, horns, bells, etc.)
     • Poles or Sticks of any kind
     • Umbrellas
     • Video Cameras and video capable cellular phones
     • Weapons - Firearms & Knives
     • Any item deemed inappropriate or hazardous by the stadium security

Cardinals Stadium is a non-smoking facility.  There are two smoking locations on the main concourse across from Sections 101 & 134.  Fans on the club level, loft corridor and terrace level will utilize the north ramp as a smoking area.  Fans that do not comply with the smoking policy at Cardinal Stadium are subject to ejection.

With the retractable roof, umbrellas are not needed inside Cardinals Stadium.  Please leave them inside your vehicle as umbrellas are not permitted inside the stadium.

Ticket holders coming to Cardinals Stadium, including all local, state and federal law enforcement officials, are not permitted to bring firearms or any other weapons inside the facility.  Concealed firearms/weapons permits are not valid in public assembly facilities.  Any fan arriving at Cardinals Stadium with a firearm/weapon will be asked to return the firearm/weapon to his/her vehicle.  Firearms and weapons cannot be checked in and store by Cardinals Stadium staff.
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