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Graduation Stadium and Parade Policy

Graduation Ceremony: Early arrival at Falcon Stadium is highly suggested. North and south gates open for visitors at 5:30 am. Stadium gates will open at 7:00am. Tickets are required for all individuals, including children. All persons and personal belongings entering the stadium are subject to search. Guests may be asked to step through magnetometers and may have bags, purses and other hand-carried items manually searched. We are not responsible for any items left at the gates or trash receptacles. No re-entry is permitted once the ceremony begins, guests may not depart the stadium until following the Thunderbirds performance. No tailgating is permitted following the ceremony.

Permitted Items in Falcon Stadium and Stillman Field
Food is permitted, but must be displayed in a transparent 1-gallon zip lock bag. Note: Only (1) one-gallon transparent zip lock bag per ticket holder.

Sunscreen is permitted, but is restricted to a 6 ounce tube or less. (Sorry, no bottles or aerosol spray)

Factory-sealed transparent soft plastic water bottles, 24 oz. or less is the only beverage permitted. Note: Exceptions will be made for medical conditions and infants.


Prohibited Items in Falcon Stadium and Stillman Field
Illegal substances: Note – Marijuana is an illegal substance on Federal property

Weapons: Firearms, knives, box cutters, scissors, etc.

Alcohol, glass containers, bottles/cans, aerosol sprays, hard sided (or Nalgene) plastic bottles

No hand bags larger than (12” x 12” x 12”). No hard-sided containers, or coolers

No backpacks to include bota bags, wine-skins, and camelbacks

Note: Infant diaper bags/ carrier packs are permitted if infant is present

Laser pointers, fireworks, or any item deemed unsafe by security personnel

Any unapproved banners/ signs (No signs larger than 18” x 24”)

PETS: (Other than ADA Compliant Service Animals)

No sticks, bats, poles, umbrellas, footballs, frisbees, or inflatable balls
Artificial noisemakers of any kind

Baby seats or large strollers (Collapsible strollers are permitted)

Any item that cannot be readily inspected

No flash photography

No Smoking or Tobacco of any kind (Includes electronic cigarettes)

No seatbacks wider than 19 inches (no excessive pockets or protruding arm rests)

NOTE: There is no available storage of prohibited items. Please take back to your vehicle.


Fan Code of Conduct
The following behavior will not be tolerated and may lead to automatic ejection:

Behavior that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature

Intoxication or signs of alcohol/ substance impairment that results in irresponsible behavior

Foul, obscene, offensive or abusive language, gestures or actions

Throwing any object onto the field or in the venue premises

Fighting, or verbal/ physical harassment

Any action that threatens the safety of others

Wearing of obscene or indecent clothing