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United Soccer League Fan Code of Conduct

The United Soccer League (USL) and its Member Clubs make providing a positive and memorable experience for their fans a priority. In an effort to foster a safe and comfortable atmosphere, the following fan guidelines are instituted at all USL matches: 

  • Fans will be respectful towards the players, staff, officials, and fellow fans.
  • Fans will refrain from using language or displaying gestures which are foul, abusive, or obscene in nature. Platforms for display include clothing, signage, chants, social media posts, or any other methods.
  • Fans will abide by the both the venue and USL smoke device policy. Adherence to this policy includes only the use of approved devices, timing of use, locations, safety precautions, and users with signed waivers on file.
  • Fans will follow directions from venue staff regarding compliance with the Fan Code of Conduct, stadium policies, and emergency procedures.
  • Fans that are 21 and older will consume alcohol in a responsible fashion.
  • Fans will not behave in ways that are unruly, disruptive, inappropriate, or illegal in nature.
  • Fans will not fight or incite violence.
  • Fans will not damage property either inside or outside the venue.
  • Fans will not interfere with the progress of the match including entering the playing field or surrounding area, throwing objects, including throwing of objects on or towards the field, or declining to promptly return a ball that has gone out of play.

Violation of the Fan Code of Conduct will result in sanctions as deemed applicable by the United Soccer League office and Member Club including but not limited to warnings, ejections, venue bans, removal of supporter privileges, or arrest.