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U.S. Soccer Fan Code of Conduct

U.S. Soccer Fans have a right to a safe, respectful, and enjoyable experience, and U.S. Soccer is committed to keeping its games safe and comfortable for all fans.  All Fans are expected to abide by this Fan Code of Conduct in addition to all stadium rules.  Fans are responsible for reviewing both before arriving at the stadium
 
The U.S. Soccer Federation has a zero-tolerance policy relating to harassment or discrimination on or off the field.  This includes, but is not limited to, language, actions, or demonstrations based on an individual or group’s:
  • Race

  • Religion

  • Sexual Orientation

  • National Origin

  • Gender

  • Political Views

  • Disability

  • Age

 

Fans are expected to:

  • Sit only in their ticketed seats and show their tickets when requested.  Not stand in aisles or obstruct others from viewing the game.

  • Cheer, sing, and otherwise support their team while remaining respectful and courteous to all players, referees, and other fans, including the opposing team.

  • Promptly return a ball that enters the stands.

  • Consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner.

  • Follow directions from venue staff regarding stadium policies and emergency procedures

  • Display good sportsmanship.

 

Prohibited actions at U.S. Soccer matches include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Fighting or physical violence of any type

  • Threatening, bullying, or abusive behavior directed at other fans, players, officials, or staff members

  • Racial, sexual, xenophobic, sexist, obscene, abusive, and/or homophobic language (including on signs or visible representations), chants, or gestures or conduct

  • Causing damage to property

  • Indecent exposure or the wearing of obscene or indecent clothing.

  • Entering the field of play or throwing any items onto the field of play

  • Possession or use of any illegal substance

  • Selling food, beverages, promotional items, or merchandise of any kind 

  • Match manipulation

 

Prohibited Items at U.S. Soccer matches include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Commercial or political messaging, including signage and apparel

  • Masks of any kind.  Face painting is allowed.

  • Banners or any other item that could obstruct the view of other fans

  • Weapons of any kind

  • Pyrotechnic devices, smoke, fireworks, sparklers, etc.

  • Outside food or beverage

 

ANY EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROHIBITED ITEMS LIST ARE AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF U.S. SOCCER AND MUST BE APPROVED IN ADVANCE.

 
Fans are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to any U.S. Soccer Staff Member or Stadium worker.
 
Fans who choose not to adhere to these provisions may be subject to ejection without refund and revocation of future ticket privileges.