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Boone Pickens Stadium | Gallagher-Iba Arena | Baseball / Softball / Soccer

Information for Boone Pickens Stadium Emergencies

  • Know current and forecasted weather conditions and Homeland Security Advisories.
  • If traveling with family or friends you should pre-determine a location both inside and outside the stadium to meet in case you get separated or in the event of a stadium emergency.
  • Upon arriving at your seat location, locate the nearest exit/emergency exit (then locate an alternate exit) in case of an emergency.
  • Please remain in your vehicles if a severe thunderstorm occurs prior to the stadium gates being opened.
  • Public service announcements will be made over the public address system and video boards with stadium emergency information.
  • In most weather emergencies fans sitting in the seating bowl will be directed to the restrooms on the plaza and mezzanine levels and underneath the seating bowl. Suite and club seat patrons will be asked to move away from windows.
  • If the game is delayed because of weather, the game will resume as soon as the weather passes. Please listen to the stadium public address system and the Cowboy Sports Network for weather updates during the delay.
  • If local radio is available, keep tuned to KOSU-FM (91.7), KSPI-FM (93.7) and KSPI-AM (780) for weather details.
  • In any stadium emergency, please remain calm, assist others and if necessary leave in an orderly fashion.
  • Listen and follow instructions of game day event staff and emergency responders.
  • The shuttle service will not operate during the weather delay.
  • If you see suspicious or unusual behavior, please report it immediately to the police or game day event staff.
  • Do not use elevators in the event of a fire.
  • First-Aid Rooms are located on the plaza and mezzanine levels (southwest and northwest side) of Boone Pickens Stadium.
If you leave the stadium, you will need your game ticket to reenter the stadium.

Information for Gallagher-Iba Arena Emergencies

  • Know current and forecasted weather conditions and Homeland Security Advisories.
  • If traveling with family or friends you should pre-determine a location both inside and outside the arena to meet in case you get separated or in the event of an arena emergency.
  • If you see suspicious or unusual behavior, please report it immediately to the police or game day event staff.
  • Upon arriving at your seat location, locate the nearest exit/emergency exit (then locate an alternate exit) in case of an emergency.
  • The First-Aid Room is located on the south end of the concourse (Room #316).
  • Public service announcements will be made over the public address system with arena emergency information.
  • In any arena emergency, please remain calm, assist others and if necessary leave in an orderly fashion.
  • Listen and follow instructions of game day event staff and emergency responders.
  • Do not use elevators in the event of a fire.
  • Please remain in your vehicles if a severe thunderstorm occurs prior to arena doors being opened.
  • If the game is delayed because of weather, the game will resume as soon as the weather passes. Please listen to the arena public address system and the Cowboy Sports Network for weather updates during the delay.
  • The shuttle service will not operate during the weather delay.
  • Gallagher-Iba Arena has an emergency generator that will be activated in the event of an arena power failure.

Information for Baseball / Softball / Soccer Emergencies

  • Know current and forecasted weather conditions and Homeland Security Alert Levels.
  • If traveling with family or friends you should pre-determine a location both inside and outside the stadium to meet in case you get separated.
  • Upon arriving at your seat location, locate the nearest exit/emergency exit (then locate an alternate exit) in case of an emergency.
  • If you see suspicious or unusual behavior, please report it immediately to the police or game day event staff.
  • Public service announcements will be made over the public address system with stadium emergency information.
  • In any stadium emergency, please remain calm, assist others and if necessary leave in an orderly fashion.
  • Do not use elevators (softball stadium) in the event of a fire.
  • If the game is delayed because of weather, the game will resume as soon as the weather passes.
  • Please remain in your vehicles if a severe thunderstorm (lightning, hail) occurs prior to stadium gates being opened.
  • Please listen to the stadium public address system and local Stillwater radio stations for weather updates during the delay.
  • Seek shelter if a tornado is approaching prior to gates being opened. Visit safety.okstate.edu for important severe weather and tornado safety tips.
  • Follow directions of game day staffing and emergency responders.
  • If you leave the stadium, you will need your game ticket to reenter the stadium.

Safety Resources

A variety of resources are utilized to disseminate critical information in the case of an emergency. CODE RED is available to all campus faculty, staff, and students, and you can register your phone to receive a text message and/or voicemail through your Okey account at www.okey.okstate.edu. Other communication methods include:
  • Tornado Sirens
  • University Email
  • Cable Override
  • Calling Trees
  • University Voicemail System
  • Radio Stations
  • Weather Radios

Oklahoma State University makes every effort to protect the safety of the campus and larger community through educational training efforts, crisis and disaster preparation, and structural mitigation. However, safety is ultimately the responsibility of each individual. Use your own common sense and good judgment in assessing risks and taking appropriate action. The information provided in this guide is exactly that, a guide for actions to take in a crisis. You are responsible for your own safety.

In any emergency, dial 911 for immediate assistance. If you dial 911 from your cell phone, even if on campus, you may reach the Stillwater Police. Tell the dispatcher your location and s/he will direct your call to the proper authorities. Dialing 744-6523 will always reach the OSU Police Department, but it is a non-emergency number.
 

Phone Numbers and Contact Information

Oklahoma State University Campus Contacts
Name Phone Website Social
Oklahoma State University 405-744-5000 okstate.edu
Oklahoma State Athletics 405-744-7714 okstate.com Facebook Twitter
OSU Campus Safety 405-744-6523 safety.okstate.edu    
OSU Police Department 405-744-6523 osupd.okstate.edu Twitter
OSU Fire Marshal 405-744-7241 ehs.okstate.edu    
OSU Environmental Health & Safety 405-744-7241 ehs.okstate.edu    
City of Stillwater
Name Phone Website Social
City of Stillwater General Information 405-372-0025 stillwater.org
Stillwater Emergency Management Agency 405-372-7484 stillwater.org/sema
Stillwater Police Department 405-372-4171 stillwaterpolicedept.org  
Stillwater Fire Department 405-372-0497 stillwater.org    
Stillwater Medical Center 405-372-1480 stillwater-medical.org
Environmental & Safety Services 405-747-8099 stillwater.org    
Payne County and State Resources
Name Phone Website Social
Payne County 405-372-4883 paynecounty.org
Payne County Sheriff's Department 405-372-4522 paynecounty.org/sheriff    
Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management 405-425-7296 ok.gov/oem
Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security 405-425-7296 ok.gov/reddirtready    
National Weather Service - Norman 405-325-3816 srh.noaa.gov/oun
Red Cross Oklahoma 405-228-9500 okc.redcross.org
Oklahoma Highway Patrol 405-425-2424 ohptroopers.com  
Oklahoma Road Conditions 888-425-2385 dps.state.ok.us  
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority 405-425-3600 pikepass.com
Oklahoma Forestry Services 405-522-6158 forestry.ok.gov

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