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Fan Code of Conduct

FC Edmonton FAN CODE OF CONDUCT

FC Edmonton is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable soccer experience for all guests in and around our stadiums. FC Edmonton thanks you for adhering to the provisions of this Code of Conduct and for making this event special and memorable to you and your fellow patron’s

 

FC Edmonton is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable soccer experience for all guests in and around our stadium. Fans have a right to expect and enjoy an environment:

  • Where Fans are encouraged to cheer, sing, and otherwise support their team while remaining respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons, referees, opposing team fans and players.
  • Free from fighting, thrown objects, attempts to enter the field, political or inciting messages, and disorderly behaviour, including foul, sexist, racial, obscene or abusive language or gestures.
  • Where Fans comply with requests from stadium staff regarding stadium policies and emergency response procedures.
  • Where Fans promptly and carefully return the ball to a stadium staff member or the ball kid on the sidelines in the event that a soccer ball enters the stands.
  • Where Alcoholic beverages are consumed in a responsible manner and only by those of legal age.
  • Where Fans conduct themselves in a lawful manner to avoid incidents in the stadium and in the parking lots.
  • Free of Prohibited Items and Restricted Items (as defined below).

Failure to abide by this Code of Conduct at Clark Stadium or while attending any FC Edmonton match regardless of venue, is subject to sanctions at the discretion of building security and club management, including ejection, arrest and banishment from all NASL venues. Moreover, failure to abide by this Code of Conduct for FC Edmonton matches (regardless of location) may result in loss of Season and Partial Ticket Privileges. FC Edmonton season ticket holders and guests are reminded that they are responsible for the behaviour of anyone using their tickets. Should you experience any difficulties on an event day, please contact the nearest Clarke Stadium Field Usher, Security or Guest Services Representative. We thank you for adhering to the provisions of this Code of Conduct and for making this event special and memorable to you and your fellow patrons. 

 

1.) Prohibited Actions

 

For greater clarity, and without limiting the foregoing, the following actions will result in ejection from Clarke Stadium and/or the issuance of a trespass notice (as per COE Bylaw):

  • Smoking on Clarke Field premises
  • Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures
  • Sitting in a location other than the guest’s ticket seat
  • Any disruption to the progress of the event by a guest’s actions
  • Possession of a Prohibited Item
  • Throwing objects of any kind
  • Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol or drug consumption
  • Failure to comply with requests from stadium staff regarding stadium policies and emergency response procedures
  • Any act which in the opinion of FC Edmonton/City of Edmonton officials presents a risk to the safety of fans or Stadium personnel

2.) Prohibited Items

 

For the safety and security of our fans, possession of any of the items listed below, or possession of any other object which endangers the safety of others (as determined by City of Edmonton/FC Edmonton staff in their reasonable discretion), will, in addition to any other remedies contemplated will result in immediate ejection from the Stadium with further penalties issued at the discretion of the City of Edmonton:

  • Flares, smoke bombs, sparklers or fireworks of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Any missile/projectile like objects
  • Illegal drugs and any other illegal substances Restricted Items 

3.) Restricted Items

 

For the safety and security of our fans, the following is not permitted inside the stadium: 

  • Outside food & beverage of any kind
  • Metal or glass containers of any kind
  • Backpacks and large bags over 14x14x6 inches (subject to search)
  • Aerosol cans (hairspray, silly string, etc.)
  • Bikes, inline skates, skateboards, scooters, shoes with wheels
  • Frisbees or inflated balls of any kind
  • Un-approved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
  • Pets, with the exception of service animals
  • Masks (worn in your seat only, must be removed when leaving your section)
  • Strollers or baby seats may not be taken into the stands or left in section entrances
  • Tripods, selfie sticks and/or monopods for use by fans

Please see Guest Services for assistance with these items.

 

Fans found in possession of the above-mentioned items will be asked to remove the item from the facility or dispose of it. Fans that refuse to comply may be ejected from the facility and may be subject to arrest.  FC Edmonton & The City of Edmonton reserves the right to handle each occurrence on a case-by-case basis. All bags, jackets, and guests are subject to search upon entering the facility.

 

4.) Banners/Signs/Flags

These items will be permitted in the supporters sections as long as they meet the following guidelines;

  • Are event related or in good taste
  • Cannot be commercial, political, or offensive in nature
  • No larger than 5’ x 5’ in size, unless with special permission (TIFO’s etc)
  • Flagpoles are made out of flexible PVC and no larger than 6’ in size unless with special permission

Items larger than the sizes listed above will need to be pre-approved by unless with special permission and cannot be used during the run play.

All Banners/Signs/Flags are subject to removal at the discretion of FC Edmonton.

 

5.) Other Stadium Policies

For FC Edmonton matches, non-flash still photography and small handheld video cameras are permitted. Still photos or video must be for personal use only. For all other events, please contact Fan Services prior to the event day for event specific information. Clarke Stadium is a smoke-free facility. Smoking, including the smoking of E-cigarettes, is prohibited in and around the stadium save and except designated areas located outside the stadium. Fans must have their ticket scanned at the gate to exit to smoke and be allowed re-entry.

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