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 STADIUM REGULATIONS

 


ENTRY POLICY

There are some important things to know when you visit Provident Stadium, Odsal.
For everyone to enjoy events at Provident Stadium, there are some important regulations and conditions of entry to follow.

IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW:

  • Intoxicated persons are not permitted to enter the Stadium.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT PERMITTED INTO THE STADIUM:

  • Alcohol not purchased at the Stadium

  • Animals or pets, with the exception of guide dogs

  • Open drink containers

  • Sealed drinking containers larger than 1 litre

  • Glass bottles, (thermos flasks are permitted up to 1 litre), or any breakable container

  • Illicit drugs

  • Commercially produced takeaway food such as McDonald's, KFC, Burger King, Subway, Pizza etc. Patrons are welcome to bring small amounts of non-commercially produced food intended for the patron's personal consumption

  • Knives and dangerous weapons

  • Flares, fireworks, laser pointers

  • Skateboards, roller blades, scooters or bicycles

  • Photographic, video or audio recording equipment for any purpose other than private non-commercial purposes, which may include, without limitation, video and/or audio recorders, camera tripods, monopods or lenses with a total focal strength of greater than 200mm and commercial digital video equipment. The Event Management Staff will, at their sole discretion, determine whether or not an item is intended for personal or commercial use

  • Cameras and/or specialised photographic equipment intended for commercial use

  • Sound amplifying devices including loudhailers, air horns or similar devices unless it has been approved by management.

  • No hard freezer boxes, picnic hampers and large backpacks. Please note that soft freezer boxes can be brought into the Stadium and must be within 350mm high by 300mm deep by 400mm wide (i.e. they should be able to fit under your Stadium seat if seated).

  • Flags, banners etc that may, at the sole discretion of the Event Management Staff, be considered too large or contain profanity or messages that could be deemed offensive

  • Any other item which the Event Management Staff (at their sole discretion) deems to be a prohibited item which may be a danger to, or inconvenience any other patron

  • Prohibited items will be confiscated

PATRON, BAG AND VEHICLE SEARCHES

  • For the safety of all people who attend Provident Stadium, all patrons and their possessions may be subject to a search prior to being granted entry into the Stadium

  • Patrons and their possessions may also be searched during an event and when leaving the stadium

  • All vehicles entering and leaving the Stadium may be searched

  • All prohibited items will be confiscated

DRESS CODE 

  • Clothing must conform to reasonable standards of decency

  • Where a dress code is indicated on the entry ticket, that dress code shall be adhered to

  • No bare feet are permitted

  • No high visibility vests or clothing may be worn

  • In the event of the Patron wearing a costume or other "dress-up" clothing, the clothing shall not be considered obscene or offensive by Event Management Staff

REFUSAL OF ENTRY

You may be refused entry to the Stadium if you:

  • Appear to be intoxicated.

  • Refuse to comply with requests from security and/or gate staff

  • Have no valid entry ticket or accreditation pass

YOU CAN BE EVICTED FROM THE STADIUM IF YOU:

  • Are intoxicated, or appear to be becoming intoxicated

  • Are verbally or physically abusive

  • Throw any missile

  • Enter or attempt to enter the field of play

  • Behave in a disorderly or offensive manner, or a manner contrary to public order

  • Attempt to bring a prohibited item into the Stadium

  • Stand on seats

  • Breach any part of the terms of the Venue Regulations and Conditions Of Entry,

  • Commit any act deemed a crime under United Kingdom Law

 TRESPASS NOTICES

  • Patrons are not permitted to access the playing surface at any time

  • Any invasion of the playing surface will result in eviction from the Stadium, and furthermore, shall, at the sole discretion of the Operations Manager, result in a trespass notice which will prevent the patron from attending further fixtures at the Stadium.

 GENERAL

  • The following covered areas have now been designated as non-smoking areas: C & B Stand, Provident Main Stand, The Pavilion Bar, The Touchdown bar and Marquee. Please note non-smoking includes the use of E-cigarettes or Vape pens.

  • All patrons entering the Stadium do so at their own risk

  • All patrons entering the Stadium must occupy the seat that they have been allocated or the Terraces area as indicated on their ticket.

  • There shall be no unsolicited selling of merchandise, advertising or promotional giveaways

  • Alcohol will not be served to minors and intoxicated persons and no patron may remove alcohol from the Stadium

  • Children under the age of 16 years must be supervised by an adult at all times

 

NOTE:
Failure to comply with a direction from Event Management Staff at Provident Stadium or police to leave the Stadium may render the patron liable to arrest and prosecution for the offence of Trespass. 

 

Bradford Bulls Rugby League Football Club Disability Information and Policy

Introduction

Bradford Bulls Rugby League Club fully supports equal opportunities. Our aim is to make sure that our events remain inclusive ensuring an enjoyable and pleasant experience for all. As a club we oppose all forms of unlawful discrimination on the grounds of disability.

 

Definition of a Disability under the Equality Act 2010

According to the official UK government policy ‘your disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term negative effect on your ability to do normal activities’.

For the purpose of this policy, any stadium visitor whom is unable to use standard stadium facilities, seating or viewing areas due to a disability or impairment.

 

Equality Act 2010 

The Equality Act 2010 ensures our disabled visitors remain protected from both direct discrimination and indirect discrimination.

  • DIRECT DISCRIMINATION – A form of discrimination by treating somebody less favourably with a protected characteristic.
  • INDIRECT DISCRIMINATION – A form of discrimination whereby those with a protected characteristic are at a disadvantage due to the current facility regulations and procedures in place.

Disability comes under one of the nine protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Bradford Bulls Rugby League Club intends to fully comply with this act by ensuring facilities and operating procedures adhere to current regulations, following guidance from the SGSA and the RFL (More information can be found on

 

Disabled Supporters Liaison Officer (DSLO)
The voluntary role of Disability Supporters Liaison Officer is carried-out by Gill Johnson.  She can be contacted on her direct line 01274 011 152 or by email to info@bradfordbulls.co.uk. Gill regularly discusses good practice and issues with the Club’s management team including the Stadium Manager, Grounds Safety Officer and Operations Manager.

 

 

Wheelchair dependant visitors

Seated Main stand section:

We have accessible access all around the stadium. A flat surface area leads into the main stand. Sixteen wheelchair spaces are available within the main stand all offering a great view of the pitch.

Terracing section:

We have a disabled viewing area within the terracing section. This can be accessed by using gate thirteen.

 

Southbank Hospitality:

The Southbank hospitality stand has an assisted access/egress ramp and a lift for level 1 access. A flat surface on each level ensures that all amenities including retail outlets and toilets are easily accessible.

 

Disabled and Carer Tickets

Tickets are charged at the standard rate for disabled supporters however we allow all carers a free ticket. Supporters will need to supply evidence for free carer ticket eligibility by emailing info@bradfordbulls.co.uk or sean.lowe@bradfordbulls.co.uk. Alternatively they can visit in store to show proof. Once we have this we will then email supporters their free carers ticket.

 

Car Parking Facilities

Bradford Bulls RLFC accommodates all blue badge holders. We have Nineteen designated disabled parking bays. Should you require a bay then please contact us by emailing info@bradfordbulls.co.uk or sean.lowe@bradfordbulls.co.uk for more information. Alternatively, please visit us in store.

 

Drop Off Points

Odsal stadium has two car parks for drop offs. Should you require a different drop off location then please contact us by emailing info@bradfordbulls.co.uk or sean.lowe@bradfordbulls.co.uk for more information. Alternatively, please visit us in store.

 

Toilet Facilities

There are accessible toilets on the terracing, at the back of the main stand and in the southbank hospitality stand.

 

Stadium / Club Amenities

Refreshment outlets are located in both the terracing and at the back of the main stand. The Southbank hospitality stand has an entry/exit access ramp and a lift for level 1 access along with accessible bar outlets throughout the building.

 

Match day Stewards & Security

Our security staff are SIA trained which ensures our team are ‘fit and proper’ persons who are properly trained and qualified to NVQ level 2 in spectator safety. This qualification includes a module on disability awareness.  The Safety Officer keeps a record of progress by stewards and the qualification is developed and accredited through an accredited College. Audit and accountability. Our match day personal are there to be of assistance should you need it. If you require an escort or assistance within the stadium then please contact us by emailing info@bradfordbulls.co.uk or sean.lowe@bradfordbulls.co.uk. Alternatively, please visit us in store.

  

Accessible website

Sports Ground Safety Authority has a separate page that is intended to provide easier access to information that is specific to disability matters.  In addition, a useful site for disabled supporters to find out about facilities at grounds across the country can be found at www.levelplayingfield.org.uk