Game Safety

Football Field
  • Student athletic events should be an enjoyable experience for all fans. In order to promote athletic excellence, fan enjoyment, and spectator safety, we ask for your assistance in displaying a high degree of respect and sportsmanship at all times. If a patron displays conduct which endangers or disrupts players, coaches, officials, or other patrons. Tuscaloosa City Schools reserves the right to remove the individual from the athletic arena. No refunds will be granted in such cases.

     

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Metal Detectors

  • Bag Searches

  • Re-Entry Procedure

  • Football Tickets

  • GAME SAFETY

    Metal Detectors

    In the interest of continued safety for fans, student-athletes, coaches and game day personnel, TCS will implement walk-through metal detectors at all gates on game days during the 2019 season. Fans are encouraged to arrive about 30 minutes earlier than normal to help with smooth foot traffic flows.

    Fans will be asked to follow the instructions of the gate security personnel and place their cell phones, cameras, keys and other large metal objects in their in the security containers on the screening tables before passing through the metal detectors. Fans do not need to remove belts, wallets, watches, jewelry, coins, or jackets.

    Bag Searches

    All bags brought into athletic facilities will be subject to search upon entry. Using a clear bag or attending the game without a bag will expedite entry. 

    Re-Entry Procedure

    Once admitted to the stadium, no ticket holder shall be permitted to leave and re-enter the facility on that ticket. A valid ticket is required for every entry into the facility.

    Football Tickets

    The cost of tickets are $7 per person. Home team tickets will be sold at the main entrance located in the main parking area. Visiting football team tickets will be sold on the visitors side of  of the stadium. Fans will not be allowed to cross sides after entrance. Concessions and restrooms are available on both sides of the stadium.

    The pass gate, is only for officials, coaches and TCS employees.

    Tickets will not be sold, nor will entry be allowed, after the end of the quarter of football games.

    Prohibited Items

    • AEROSOLS
    • ALCOHOL
    • COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS
    • DRUGS AND/OR PARAPHERNALIA
    • FIREARMS OR WEAPONS
    • GAMBLING PARAPHERNALIA
    • TOBACCO OR VAPING PRODUCTS

    OR ANY OTHER ITEMS DEEMED INAPPROPRIATE BY ADMINISTRATION

  • Gates open two hours before the start of the athletic contest.