Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

Lloyd Noble Center

Lloyd Noble Center

Centrally located in the heart of America, the Lloyd Noble Center features some of best collegiate athletics in the nation.

The home of OU men's and women's basketball and women's gymnastics, the Lloyd Noble Center's primary tenants have accumulated a combined eight Final Four appearances, three national championships and 47 conference titles.

Since its opening in 1975, nearly five million fans have come through the LNC doors in anticipation of a Sooner victory.

Gameday Information

LNC MapArena Map
Gates, services, elevators, seating chart and everything else in and around the arena.

Prohibited ItemsBag Policy/Prohibited Items
All carried items are subject to search. Please review the prohibited items list before arriving at the arena.

Enhanced ScreeningEnhanced Screening
Due to enhanced screening procedures at Lloyd Noble Center, fans are encouraged to #ArriveSooner.

Due to construction on the south side of the LNC, please view an updated parking map for 2017-18.

Enhanced Screening

Due to enhanced screening procedures at Lloyd Noble Center in 2017-18, fans are encouraged to #ArriveSooner to the gates to avoid delays in entry to the game.

New walkthrough metal detectors will be in place at each entry of the Lloyd Noble Center. Fans will be asked to remove cell phones, cameras and keys prior to passing through the metal detectors. Fans are NOT required to remove belts or shoes or other small items such as coins or jewelry/watches.

If metal is detected, a person will be required to go through a secondary screening with a wand so other fans can continue to move through the metal detector.

Please be sure to follow all instructions of uniformed event personnel.

All purses of a reasonable size and bags containing medical equipment will be searched at gates and tagged prior to entry into the arena.

All prohibited items must be returned to your vehicle or discarded prior to entry into the arena.

Prohibited Items

All bags will be searched upon entry into the facility. Except for items pertaining to medical conditions or child care, all bags, backpacks, video cameras, large cases for binoculars or other items, fanny packs and large purses are prohibited in Lloyd Noble Center for all events.

Any unlawful items are subject to confiscation, and the person in possession of such items is subject to arrest.

Prohibited items cannot be left at the entry and must be discarded or returned to your vehicle.

Prohibited items include:

  • Alcoholic (in all forms)
  • Baby seats
  • Baby strollers
  • Bags or backpacks
  • Banners, signs, sticks, inflateables
  • Cameras with lenses longer than 6 inches
  • Coolers, containers or ice chests
  • Explosives, firearms or weapons
  • Fanny packs
  • Folding chairs or stools
  • Full-sized basketballs (or other sports equipment)
  • Laptops
  • Laser pointers
  • Noisemakers of any type (i.e., air horns, plastic horns, whistles, etc.)
  • Outside food or drink
  • Personal heaters
  • Pets (unless registered service animal)
  • Professional camera equipment (selfie sticks, GoPro, bi-pods, monopods, etc.)
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras

LNC A to Z

The OU Athletics Department, its staff and gameday personnel are committed to providing complete accessibility to all facilities, fair and equal treatment of all patrons and guests, and meaningful compliance with the letter and spirit of the law. Accessibility Information

Alcoholic Beverages Policy
Alcoholic beverages of any kind are prohibited at OU athletics events.

ATM Locations
The Lloyd Noble Center has an automated teller machine (ATM) located in the north lobby of the east entry doors.

Baby Changing Stations
All public restrooms on the upper concourse and lower concourse are equipped with baby changing stations.

Camera/Video Policy
Point and shoot cameras are permitted inside the arena, but no flash photography is allowed. Professional cameras with lenses greater than 6 inches fully extended are prohibited. Video cameras are prohibited.

MidFirst Bank Courtside Club
The Courtside Club is located on the south side of the Lloyd Noble Center on the upper level concourse. The Sooner Club hosts a pre-game tailgate as well as a post game gathering for both men's and women's regular season games. A wristband is required to enter. Entry to the Courtside Club will begin when the doors open to the general public.

Levy restaurants is the official concessions provider for the Lloyd Noble Center. A variety of options are available at each stand located on the main concourse and the mid concourse in the Lower Legacy Court area.

The elevator is located on the south end of the Lloyd Noble Center by section S4. For men's and women's basketball games, the elevator is accessible to any patron with a disability from the upper level to the mid level. However, we request usage only when necessary.

First Aid
Emergency medical personnel are on duty at each athletics event. Please see the Guest Service Kiosk on the South upper concourse (across from the Sooner Jr. Kids Zone) for medical assistance or contact the nearest usher or police officer.

Food & Beverages
Bringing in outside food or drink is strictly prohibited.

Doors Open
Arena doors open 90 minutes prior to each event for all guests. There is no re-entry at Lloyd Noble Center.

Group Ticket Sales
Please visit our Group Ticket Sales page for the latest information.

Guest Service Kiosks
There are two guest service kiosks located on the upper concourse in the north and south ends of the arena. Personnel located at the kiosks are available to answer questions patrons may have as well as record guest questions, problems, or concerns. The kiosk will also serve as Tag-A-Kid location for fans wishing to take advantage of that service.

Legacy Court
The Legacy Court and Legacy Lobby are located on the south side of the Lloyd Noble Center. The Tip In Club Legacy Court and Fast Break Club Legacy Lobby feature an impressive exhibit containing trophies and historical items that recount the University of Oklahoma's basketball glory.

Lost & Found
Lost and found items should be taken to the guest service kiosks located on the north and south ends of the upper concourse. Items that are not collected will be stored by Lloyd Noble Center. Please call (405) 325-3472 to claim a lost item during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday) the day after an event.

The OU Bookstore is located at section E4 on the upper east concourse.

The Lloyd Noble Center has 4,707 paved and marked parking spaces within the lighted lot and is patrolled by the OU Police Department on a regular basis.

Radios/Radio Broadcasts
Single speaker radios are allowed into the arena only if they do not interfere with other guests' enjoyment of the game. Men's games will be broadcast on 87.5 FM. All games will be broadcast on KOKC 1520 AM.

Men's restrooms are located in the upper concourse by sections: E2, E6, W2, and W6 which is ADA accessible. Women's restrooms are located in the upper concourse by sections: N7, S7, S1, and N1 which is ADA accessible.

Restrooms are available in the lower Legacy Court area as well.

Family restrooms are not available at the Lloyd Noble Center.

Private rooms for nursing mothers are available by request at either guest services kiosk.

There is no re-entry at the Lloyd Noble Center.

Severe Weather
In the event of severe weather, patrons should follow directions of event staff to designated shelter areas.

  • Upper bowl – Patrons may shelter in all restrooms and on the main concourse away from trophy cases.
  • Lower bowl – Patrons may shelter in the lower level ramp area, locker room hallways, restrooms or on the arena floor.

Smoking Policy
Effective July 1, 2012, the University of Oklahoma instituted a campus-wide, Tobacco Free Policy. The use of all tobacco products (cigarettes - traditional and electronic, chewing tobacco, pipes, cigars, snuff, snus, hookah, bidis, clover cigarettes or water pipe smoking) is strictly prohibited anywhere on the OU grounds or campus, including Lloyd Noble Center.

The distribution of promotional items, handbills, flyers, pamphlets, printed materials, or any other forms of solicitation are not permitted. All inquires must go through the OU Athletics Department Event Management office. Call (405) 325-8222.

Tailgating Policies
Fans are asked to limit their tailgating activities to one spot per vehicle. Fans should keep their tailgating activities confined to a small group of people. Please contact Sooner Sports Properties at (405) 325-2148 if interested in hosting a large corporate tailgate party in the Lloyd Noble Center parking lot.

There are no public telephones at the Lloyd Noble Center.

Ticket Sales
Box office locations open one-and-a-half hours prior to tip-off at the East and North entrances.

Children two (2) and under are not required to have a ticket for entrance into the Lloyd Noble Center for men's basketball games. For women's basketball games, children five (5) and under are not required to have a ticket for entrance into the Lloyd Noble Center.

Water Fountains
Several water fountains are located on the upper concourse near the concrete columns on the northeast, northwest, southwest, and southeast sections of the arena. The Legacy Court also has water fountains located on the east and west sides of the building.

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