Stadium Regulations

Entry to the Stadium and remaining within the Stadium area are expressly subject to and shall constitute acceptance by the spectator of these Regulations and the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, the Italian Football Association (F.I.G.C.), and the Italian Football League and of the Authority for Public Security and Safety.

Standards of behaviour

Any person who enters the Stadium must respect these Regulations;

  • Permission to enter and remain within the Stadium is subject to the possession of a valid ticket and the respect of these regulations; the non-compliance thereof shall result in the immediate termination of the contract, with the consequent offender’s ejection from the Stadium and the application of an administrative fine from 100 to 500 Euros. If the offender has already been sanctioned during the same sports season, including in another stadium, due to the same violation of the Stadium Regulations, the fine may be increased by up to half of the maximum amount and a banning order may be imposed on the offender with respect to any sports event;
  • as a rule, entrance to the Stadium is granted to ticket holders only through the gate indicated on the proof of ticket purchase or shown on the light panels placed near the entries;
  • tickets are personal and not transferable to any third party, except for the cases and according to ways provided by the relevant rules and regulations and by the Event Organiser;
  • the spectator who buys a ticket in violation of the procedures for the required segregation of the opponent teams’ supporters may be prevented from entering the Stadium. The Event Organiser may also eject the person in question from the Stadium, if the above-said violation is identified after the person has entered the Stadium;
  • to enter the Stadium the spectator shall exhibit a valid identity document at the pre-filtering gates together with the ticket in order to allow entry control personnel to check the matching of the registered holder (or legal assignee) of the ticket with the user there of;
  • the spectators have the right/duty to occupy only the seat allocated to them by their tickets and therefore undertake, upon ticket purchase, not to occupy any other seat, even if not used by other persons, except when expressly authorised by the Event Organiser;
  • the spectators may undergo controls and checks made by stewards also through the use of metal detectors for the purpose of preventing the introduction of illegal, forbidden and/or dangerous items into the Stadium; during such checks the spectators must follow the stewards’ instructions;  
  • access to the Hospitality Areas is regulated by the rules shown close to the entrances and inside said areas and lounges;
  • the club may refuse access to the Stadium also on the occasion of successive matches to any person who violates these Regulations.

Inside the Stadium and in the external reserved area
IT IS FORBIDDEN:

  • to introduce or carry shotguns or firearms, explosives, fireworks, smoke bombs, flares, stones, knives or other sharp or cutting objects, or any instrument designed to offend or to be thrown, sound instruments (drums, trumpets, musical instruments of any kind), loudhailers and other sound producing or amplification systems, laser devices and the like, and any dangerous or hazardous item that may compromise public safety, cause nuisance or hinder the regular course of the sports event;
  • to introduce alcoholic beverages of any kind;
  • to introduce or carry narcotic substances, poisons, harmful substances, inflammable material, paints or other staining material;
  • to enter and remain within the Stadium while drunk or under the effect of narcotic or mind-altering substances;
  • to introduce or sell inside the Stadium drinks contained in cans or glass or plastic bottles;
  • to introduce any kind of animals;
  • to introduce bibs or any other clothes similar to the uniform of stewards or other service staff;
  • to introduce double pole flags;
  • to introduce and display banners, signs, horizontal banners, banderols, documents, drawings, printed or written material, other than those expressly authorized by GOS (Gruppo Operativo Sicurezza - Security Operating Group) upon the request of the Event Organiser, to whom the required documentation shall be sent in advance to obtain said authorization; if authorized, the above may in any case be displayed only in the places indicated by the Event Organiser and must be removed at the end of the event;
  • to prepare choreographies other than those expressly authorized, upon prior verification of the prescribed requirements, by GOS at the request of the Event Organiser, to whom the required documentation shall be sent in advance to obtain said authorization;
  • to introduce and display banners, signs, horizontal banners, banderols, documents, drawings, printed or written material, containing propaganda for political, ideological or religious doctrines, or promoting violence, statements or concepts which incite racial, ethnic or religious hatred, or which are in any case deemed as offensive or capable of jeopardizing or hindering the normal course of the sports event;
  • to exhibit material that may obstruct the spectators’ field of view or may interfere with the emergency signs or obstruct the ways to exits or to the pitch;
  • to act incorrectly or aggressively towards the stewards and, in general, towards control and security staff;
  • to carry out any form of racial, ethnic or religious discrimination, including with chants or exhibiting written statements, as well as any manifestation of intolerance;
  • to make propaganda of any kind and with any purpose and in any way without the prior written authorisation of the Event Organiser;
  • to carry out any kind of commercial activity without the prior written authorisation of the Event Organiser;
  • to behave in such a way as to cause damage to other spectators;
  • to cause damage to, or tamper with any structure, infrastructure and service within the ground;
  • to climb balustrades, railings, walls and fences and any other structures not intended for occupancy by the public;
  • to obstruct stairways, gangways, access ways, entrances and exits and any other escape route;
  • to introduce, without the prior permission of entry control stewards, belts with big metal buckles, umbrellas, crutches and other accessories or devices; in the event there are good reasons to believe that such items and devices may be used for improper purposes, stewards may deny said permission. The entrance of wheelchairs for disabled people as well as baby pushchairs and prams is permitted only through the designated entry gate.

Warnings:

The following acts are not only sanctioned with an administrative fine as violations of these Regulations, but also constitute offences:

  • disguise;
  • possession of proper and improper weapons;
  • ostentatious display of emblems or symbols of associations encouraging discrimination or violence on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality or religion;
  • incitement to violence during sports competitions;
  • possession, throwing and use of dangerous items and fireworks;
  • climbing over fences;
  • pitch invasion.

A video surveillance system is operating inside and outside the Stadium. All recordings will be made available to the competent Judicial and Public Security Authorities

Data shall be treated according to the provisions of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and Ministerial Decree dated 6 June 2005;Personal data of ticket buyers or assignees shall be treated for the purposes and according to ways as provided by law and by ticket purchase contract terms.