Ballard FC is committed to creating a safe, fun community experience and believes in promoting an inclusive, accessible, and diverse environment for all to enjoy the beautiful game.
Ballard FC Fans have a right to a safe, respectful, and comfortable experience, and Ballard FC is committed to keeping its games enjoyable for all. All Fans are expected to abide by this Fan Code of Conduct, in accordance with the U.S. Soccer Federation. Fans are responsible for reviewing before arriving at the stadium.
Ballard FC has a zero-tolerance policy relating to harassment or discrimination on or off the field. This includes, but is not limited to, language, actions, or demonstrations based on an individual or group’s:
- Sexual Orientation
- National Origin
- Political Views
Fans are expected to:
- Not stand in aisles or obstruct others from viewing the game.
- Cheer, sing, and otherwise support their team while remaining respectful and courteous to all players, referees, and other fans, including the opposing team.
- Promptly return a ball that enters the stands.
- Consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner and only in designated areas.
- Follow directions from venue staff regarding stadium policies and emergency procedures.
- Adhere to fair play and demonstrate positive sporting conduct.
Prohibited actions at Ballard FC matches include, but are not limited to the following:
- Fighting or physical violence of any type
- Threatening, bullying, or abusive behavior directed at other fans, players, officials, or staff members
- Racial, sexual, xenophobic, sexist, obscene, abusive, and/or homophobic language (including on signs or visible representations), chants, or gestures or conduct
- Causing damage to property
- Indecent exposure or the wearing of obscene or indecent clothing.
- Entering the field of play or throwing any items onto the field of play
- Possession or use of any illegal substance
- Selling food, beverages, promotional items, or merchandise of any kind
- Lighting fireworks/pyrotechnics or any smoke canisters
- Match manipulation
For a list of Prohibited Items, please visit HERE.
Fans are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to any Ballard FC Staff Member, Volunteer or Security Team Member.
Fans who choose not to adhere to these provisions may be subject to ejection without refund and revocation of future ticket privileges.