GROUND REGULATIONS

ODSAL STADIUM GROUND REGULATIONS

There are some important things to know when you visit Odsal Stadium, Bradford.

For everyone to enjoy events at Odsal 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 Odsal 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.

•          Age under 16 and not with a responsible adult. 

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: Conference & Event Stand,  Main Stand, The Pavilion Bar, The Touchdown Bar. 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.

RFL RESPECT POLICY

GENERAL PRINCIPLES Bradford Bulls / Rugby League prides itself on being a family game which is inclusive, uncompromising and passionate, and the principles of RESPECT (Rugby Football League Campaign), set out the obligations on all participants to maintain the game’s high standards. The game will take positive action to ensure that high standards of behaviour are maintained at all times.

RESPECT sets out all standards of behaviour which the game expects from the entire Rugby League family. Rugby League is passionate about, and prides itself, on its reputation as “The Family Game” and as such, will take responsibility to ensure that this reputation is maintained and improved. The Game is an all inclusive sport, is committed to the principles of equal opportunities and will not tolerate any form of discrimination. In order to uphold these values participants in the game of Rugby League – players, parents, spectators, coaches, match officials, other volunteers and administrators of all ages – should:

Discourage all instances of unsporting behaviour, foul or illegal play, or acts of violence, both on and off the field.

Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their age, ethnic origin, gender, special needs, including learning and physical disabilities, class or social background, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, colour or political persuasion.

Accept the moral and legal responsibility to implement procedures to provide a duty of care for children (under the age of 18), safeguard their wellbeing and protect them from abuse and poor practice. 

RFL TACKLE IT Campaign:

Increasing inclusion and diversity whilst tackling all forms of discrimination, including racism, is key to the growth and success of Rugby League. The TACKLE IT action plan is sport-wide and sets out specific measures which the sport is taking together to deliver real change.

We the Bradford Bulls are playing our part in delivering the TACKLE IT commitments to make a positive, lasting difference. We are doing so because Black Lives Matter and Rugby League stands in solidarity with players, coaches, match officials, fans, volunteers, staff, and supporters in the struggle against racism and discrimination in sport and in society.

Any persons seen not to adhere to any of our policies will be asked to leave the stadium.

If you hear foul or abusive language, you can anonymously text details to 07508 466635.

 

 

 

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