Prohibited Items

FIU Stadium Policies

All general admission gates will open 60 minutes prior to kickoff for FIU home football games. At the time that the gates are open to the public, all concession stands will be operational and all security and ushers will be in place. The following rules are in effect at all FIU events:

Prohibited Behavior: Unruly, threatening, or disruptive behavior such as standing in the aisles, profane and abusive language, smoking, fighting, throwing objects and drunkenness will not be tolerated and can result in ejection, arrest, and/or loss of ticket privileges. Should you observe any of this disruptive behavior, please notify your nearest security or law enforcement officer. Standing on seats/bleachers is strictly prohibited. Artificial noisemakers are not permitted in FIU Stadium for FIU Football home games per Conference USA. Such items will be removed immediately. Signs of a derogatory nature directed toward individual players, teams, staff, spectators or game officials are not permitted. Stadium procedures prohibit fans from entering the field of play unless they are properly credentialed. Violators are subject to ejection and/or arrest.

Prohibited Items: Items prohibited from all FIU Stadium events include: any outside food/beverages, illegal drugs, playing balls, umbrellas, pets (except for certified service dogs for disabled patrons), bottles, cans, flasks, thermoses, ice bags, ice chests, coolers, picnic baskets, boom boxes, firearms, incendiary devices (fireworks, smoke bombs, etc.), artificial noisemakers, musical instruments, flag poles, confetti, weapons or any item deemed hazardous by FIU Stadium management personnel.

Those with illegal drugs or incendiary devices are subject to ejection and/or arrest.

Authorities are allowed to inspect patrons, and their bags, upon entering FIU Stadium for the purpose of spectator safety.

No large bags (must be no larger than 8" x 11") and no backpacks, etc., will be allowed into FIU Stadium.

Baby strollers need to be kept clear of all aisle ways and must be checked upon entering the Stadium.

All items (packages) are subject to search.

No sitting in the aisles. No standing on the bleachers/seats.

Ushers will restrict entrance to the field and premium areas allowing only credentialed personnel access.

FIU staff reserves the right to prohibit any additional items.

For more information, contact the FIU Stadium Managers Office at (305) 348-4327 or by email at whardin@fiu.edu.

FIU Stadium Fan Guide (A to Z Guide)

Alcoholic Beverages: Per stadium policies and university regulations, there are no alcohol sales allowed to the general public in FIU Stadium for FIU Athletic Events. Alcohol consumption is only allowed in the stadium club and suites of FIU Stadium for FIU Athletics Events. Those with privileged access to the stadium club and suites will not be allowed to leave their area with alcohol at anytime. Stadium Club and Suite users must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol and must have a valid I.D.

Alcohol sales are allowed to the general public for outside events at FIU Stadium and points of sales are located through out the stadium concession stands. Must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol with a valid I.D. and there is a limit of 2 beverages per sale per person.

ATMs: There are several ATM machines located throughout the FIU Stadium main concourse for FIU Athletic Events. Number of ATM machines varies for outside stadium events.

Banners: Signs are authorized inside FIU Stadium; however, no banners, flags, signs with poles, sticks or braces are allowed.

Bus Parking: Parking for charter buses will be available on game day and is located in the Tamiami Park Fairgrounds grass lots.

Cameras: No video cameras are permitted inside the stadium. Still cameras (professional) or cameras with lenses over five inches long and/or 50mm and above are also not permitted. Camera and recording device policy varies per event for outside stadium events.

Children Policy: Age restrictions and the ticket amount price vary by event and are at the discretion of the event organizers. FIU Athletics requires everyone 2 years old and above to have a ticket for admission into all FIU Athletic events. Children under the age of 2 with free admission are not allowed to occupy an individual seat and must sit on the ticket holder's lap.

Concessions: There are 4 permanent concession stands and multiple concession kiosks located through out the stadium on the main concourse and second level concourse.

Disability Accommodations (Seating): Seating for guests with disabilities is located throughout FIU Stadium on the first and second level concourses with ramps and elevator access. Customers who require special assistance are urged to make all ticket arrangements well in advance by contacting the FIU Athletics Ticket Office at 305-348-4263.

Elevators: There are five elevators located inside FIU Stadium. Four elevators are located on the south side of the stadium in which two elevators are intended for general public access to the 2nd level and two elevators are for Suite and Stadium Club access only. In addition, there is one elevator located inside the Kirk R. Landon Field House Lobby.

First-Aid/Medical Services: The stadium first-aid tent is located in the SW corner of the stadium on the main concourse across from gate 1 (behind Section 117). Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Teams will provide emergency medical services in the stadium on game day. First Aid locations can vary for outside stadium events and fans are encouraged to ask the nearest stadium event service representative for location.

FIU encourages all fans to take precautions to stay healthy. We want all of our fans to be well so they can enthusiastically cheer for the Golden Panthers on game day.

To reduce your chances of getting ill, wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, because germs spread that way. Cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve if you do not have a tissue. If you recognize that others are sick, limit your exposure to them as much as possible. And if you are ill, you are encouraged to stay home.

Gates: All gates open 60 minutes to kickoff for the general public. Gates will open 2.5 hours prior to kickoff for credentialed media/staff. Gate 2 is the media gate for all FIU Home Football Games.

Gate 1: Visiting Team Player Guest Entrnace

Gate 2: General Fan Main Entrance

Gate 3: FIU Suites/VIP Entrance

Gate 4: General Fan Main Entrance

Gate 5: FIU Students Entrance

Gate 6: FIU Student Entrance

Gate 7: General Fan Main Entrance

Gate 8: Community Partners Entrance

Gate 9: General Fan Main Entrance

Gate 10: FIU Player Guest and FHSAA Coahes Pass Entrance

Gate 11: Athletics and Stadium Event Employee/ Media Entrance

Golf Carts/ATVs: Non-official FIU Athletics or Stadium golf carts, all-terrain vehicles and utility vehicles are strictly prohibited near or inside FIU Stadium.

Guest Services: FIU is committed to provide fans the ultimate game day experience. Should you have any questions or need assistance, Guest Services centers are located inside and around FIU Stadium for your convenience on the main concourse.

Lost and Found: All lost items found are brought to the University Credit Union Box Office located in the Kirk R. Landon Field House and will be held for thirty days. All individuals can call 305-348-4263 or visit the University Credit Union Box Office to see if your item(s) has been found.

Parking: See Parking Tab for more information

Suites/VIP Parking: Preferred parking for VIP/Suite Holders is located in the south pavement lot of the stadium, just north of Tamiami Park and across the south gates (1 through 4) of the stadium.

Prohibited Behavior: Unruly, threatening, or disruptive behavior such as standing in the aisles, profane and abusive language, smoking, fighting, throwing objects and drunkenness will not be tolerated and can result in ejection, arrest, and/or loss of ticket privileges. Should you observe any of this disruptive behavior, please notify your nearest security or law enforcement officer. Standing on seats/bleachers is strictly prohibited. Artificial noisemakers are not permitted in FIU Stadium for FIU Football home games per Conference USA. Such items will be removed immediately. Signs of a derogatory nature directed toward an individual players, team, staff, spectators or game officials are not permitted. Stadium policy prohibits fans from entering the field of play unless they are properly credentialed. Violators are subject to ejection and/or arrest.

Prohibited Items: Items prohibited from all FIU Stadium events include: any outside food/beverages, illegal drugs, playing balls, umbrellas, pets (except for certified service dogs for disabled patrons), bottles, cans, flasks, thermoses, ice bags, ice chests, coolers, picnic baskets, boom boxes, firearms, incendiary devices (fireworks, smoke bombs, etc.), artificial noisemakers, musical instruments, flag poles, confetti, weapons or any item deemed hazardous by FIU Stadium management personnel.

Those with illegal drugs or incendiary devices are subject to ejection and/or arrest.

Authorities are allowed to inspect patrons, and their bags, upon entering FIU Stadium for the purpose of spectator safety.

No large bags (must be no larger than 8" x 11") and no backpacks, etc., will be allowed into FIU Stadium.

Baby strollers need to be kept clear of all aisle ways and must be checked upon entering the Stadium.

All items (packages) are subject to search.

No sitting in the aisles. No standing on the bleachers/seats.

Ushers will restrict entrance to the field and premium areas allowing only credentialed personnel access.

FIU staff reserves the right to prohibit any additional items.

Re-Entry Policy: There is no re-entry into the stadium for all FIU Stadium ticketed events.

Request for Assistance: All requests for assistance and reports of disruptive behavior / stadium facility issues should be directed to the closest available event staff employee.

Restrooms: Restrooms for men and women are conveniently located beneath all of the stands on the main concourse. A family restroom is located across from Gate 3 on the south side of the main concourse.

Security: Security for FIU Stadium and all Athletic Venues will be coordinated by FIU Athletics Stadium Event Management personnel in conjunction with the FIU Police Department. Andy Frain Services serves as event security for FIU Stadium and Athletics Venues events.

Smoking Policy: Smoking is prohibited in seating areas. FIU is a "smoke-free" campus.

Tailgating: Tailgating will begin 4 hours prior to all games on FIU home football game days. The tailgate area will be cleared by FIU police. The official student and alumni tailgate area is located in Lot # 6 just east of FIU Stadium, located on Stadium Drive.

All federal, state, and local laws will be enforced by FIU police officers and potentially the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco as well. Bulk quantities of alcohol including, but not limited to, kegs and punch are not permitted. Underage possession and drinking is prohibited. Excessive drinking and devices designed for rapid consumption of alcohol including but not limited to funnels, ice luges, drinking games and beer bongs will not be permitted.

Ticket Information: Assistance with any ticket issues can be obtained by contacting the FIU Athletics Ticket Office, located on the west side of FIU Stadium at the University Credit Union Box Office and by calling 305-348-4263. Office hours are from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Will Call:

General Public: University Credit Union Box Office (West Side)

Media: Gate 11 (West Side)

FIU Player Guest: Gate 10 (South Side)

Visiting Team Player Guest: Gate 1 (North Side)

FHSAA Coaches Pass: Gate 10 (South Side)

The General Public Will Call location will open four hours before kickoff and remain open until the conclusion of the game. Picture identification is required to pick up Will Call tickets.

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