Cowgirl Soccer A-Z Guide
ACCESSING THE STADIUM
Fans should enter the stadium through the gate on the east side of the field. This entrance is located next to the stands.
All persons, excluding children under the age of two (2), must have a ticket for admission into the Cowgirl Soccer Complex. Pistol Pete Partners are allowed entry into the stadium with their Pistol Pete Partner pass. Ticket holders are to abide by facility and university policies, as well as State and Federal laws. OSU reserves the right to revoke tickets by refund of purchase. All seating is general admission. All persons entering the stadium are subject to search.
The possession or consumption of alcohol in the general seating areas of Cowgirl Soccer Complex is prohibited. Violators are subject to ejection and applicable legal action. Inebriated individuals will be denied admission into the stadium. Such ejections are not grounds for refunds.
No pets or animals of any kind are allowed in the stadium with the exception of trained service animals for disabled guests. All service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times.
ANNOUNCEMENTS OR MESSAGES
No announcement or message will be made over the public address system unless an emergency is present. Requests for emergency messages need to be presented to an OSU Police Officer, OSU Safety Officer, or Express Personnel Staff. Individuals not in attendance of the game can make these requests by contacting the OSUPD at (405-744-6523).
Appropriate sized bags and other permitted items will be checked prior to entering the stadium. Bags are limited in size so they can fit under the seat. Bags larger than 8” X 11” are not allowed in the stadium. Please leave all unnecessary items in your vehicle or at home. There are no provisions to check items at the gates. OSU will not be responsible for any item left at the gate. Patrons who refuse to allow visual inspection of bags or purses will be denied entry into the stadium. Please see the “Stadium Policies” section for items that are not permitted in the stadium.
Baby strollers are not allowed in Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
Backpacks are not allowed in Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
BANNERS, FLAGS, OR SIGNS (SPIRIT)
Any spirit banner, sign or flag considered to be improper (offensive, political, etc.) will be removed and confiscated by game management. The use of poles to hang spirit banners, signs, or flags is prohibited.
Point-and-shoot cameras are permitted for personal use. Any commercial photography is prohibited. Cameras with removable lens are permitted as long as they do not exceed 3 inches or the removable lens does not create a disturbance or obstructs the view of other fans. The use of tri-pods or mono-pods is prohibited. Video cameras are not allowed in the stadium.
Concession stands will open at the same time patrons are allowed to enter the stadium.
The NCAA, Big 12 Conference and Oklahoma State University promote good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches and fans. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Fans are reminded they are prohibited from entering the playing field. Negative comments directed at student-athletes, coaches, game officials, team representatives, or other fans are grounds for removal. The NCAA, Big 12 Conference and Oklahoma State University thank you for your cooperation. (Big 12 Conference sportsmanship link)
EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROCEDURES
Medical and safety personnel are assigned to the stadium. For assistance in any medical emergency, please contact an usher, OSU Police or OSU Safety personnel. It is extremely important that the exact location of the medical emergency is given so medical personnel know where the emergency is occurring.
In the event of an emergency, stadium staff will utilize the public address system to inform patrons of the situation and any instructions. In the unlikely event of an evacuation, please remain calm, assist others and follow the instructions of game day event staff.
Spectators are reminded they are prohibited from entering the playing field unless they are properly credentialed or accompanied by an authorized staff member. Violators are subject to arrest.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Patrons may not bring outside food or beverages inside the stadium. Concessions stands are located in the stadium.
The gates to the Cowgirl Soccer Complex will open 1 hour prior to the game starting.
Procedures have been developed for inclement weather. Information and procedures will be provided to the fans in the event of inclement weather (i.e. dangerous winds, tornado, electrical storm, etc.). Emergency instructions will be delivered via the public address system.
LOST AND FOUND PROCEDURES
All items that have been turned over to stadium personnel, police, or safety will be given to the OSU Athletic Department Facility Office. Individuals who have lost items during the game should contact event staff personnel. Any other lost and found questions should be directed to the OSU Athletic Department Facility Office at 405-744-5741 during working hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday).
Parents/guardians with a lost child should contact an event staff person, police or safety officer to notify them their child is missing. Measures will be taken to locate the child. If a child gets separated from his/her party, he/she should notify the nearest police or safety officer or event staff member. If the child knows his/her seat location, attempts will be made to return that child to that location. Parents should pre-determine a location in the stadium to meet their children if you get separated.
Big 12 Conference and NCAA rules prohibit artificial noisemakers from being brought into the stadium.
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There is no Posse Parking for soccer games. The parking lot is first come first serve.
PARKING-HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE PARKING
To qualify for handicap parking, you must display a valid state handicap parking permit.
There will be handicap accessible parking in the parking lot directly south of the soccer fields (Southeast corner of Lot 74). Handicap parking is first come, first serve basis. Please visit the OSU website to view handicap parking (www.okstateposse.com).You must present your state-issued handicap parking permit upon entering the lot. The holder of the permit must be in the vehicle upon entry.
PISTOL PETE’S PARTNERS
Pistol Pete’s Partners get free admission to OSU baseball, softball, soccer, wrestling and women’s basketball. Annual membership for children eighth grade and younger is only $25.00. Members receive a T-shirt, I.D. card, Pistol Pete picture, and invitations to special “members only” parties. Members and families will get a special ticket rate of $25 (Originally $75) to the Cowboy football game vs. Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, September 15th and (2) FREE men’s basketball games including, Portland State, Sunday, November 25th and Tennessee Tech, Saturday, December 22nd. Sign up your child by visiting http://www.okstate.com/kidsclub/okst-kidsclub.html
Re-entry into the stadium is possible only by obtaining a hand stamp from the gate attendant prior to leaving the stadium. Both a valid game ticket stub AND a valid hand stamp are required for re-entry. Stadium policies and procedures will still be followed for re-entry.
SECURITY OF STADIUM
- You and your belongings may be searched upon entry into the stadium.
- By tending your ticket and entering the stadium, you consent to such searches and waive any related claims that you might have against Oklahoma State University. If you elect not to consent to a search, you will not be allowed into the stadium. Please consult the “Stadium Policies” for items not allowed in the stadium.
- Intoxicated fans will not be allowed into the stadium.
- Suspicious activity, disruptive patrons and guest related problems should be reported to an usher or police officer immediately.
- Uncooperative patrons showing disregard for other patrons, the stadium or the teams may be ejected from the facility.
- Spectators are prohibited from entering the playing field unless they are properly credentialed or accompanied by an authorized staff member. Violators are subject to arrest.
- An ejected patron will not be allowed to return for the remainder of the game. Re-entry by an ejected person is grounds for arrest.
SPECIAL SEATING REQUIREMENTS
Special seating, such as wheelchair and companion seating, is on a first come, first serve basis and is general admission seating. Please visit the OSU website to view special seating areas (www.okstate.com).
- All persons, excluding children under the age of 2, must have a ticket for admission.
- All persons are subject to search.
- Allowable bags (8”x11”) brought into the stadium will be searched.
- No tobacco products are allowed on university property.
- No pets or animals of any kind are allowed in the stadium with the exception of service animals for impaired or disabled guests.
- Spirit banners, flags or signs considered to be improper will be removed and confiscated by game management. The use of poles to display these items is prohibited.
- The following items are not permitted in Cowgirl Soccer Complex: umbrellas, alcoholic beverages, car seats, baby strollers, artificial noisemakers, beach balls, explosives, firearms, food, beverage, ice chests, backpacks, video cameras, large lens cameras, tripods and monopods.
THROWING OF ITEMS
The throwing of any items is prohibited, and may result in eviction and/or prosecution. If you observe an individual throwing any items, immediately alert event staff or a police officer who will handle the situation.
TICKET OFFICE HOURS
The OSU Athletic Ticket Office, located in the NE corner of the OSU Athletic Center, is open Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). The ticket office will open at the soccer complex one (1) hour before the start of the game and will close at half time.
Oklahoma State University is designated as a tobacco free campus. We request and appreciate your adherence and compliance with this University Policy.
Trash receptacles for the disposal of trash and other items are placed throughout the campus and stadium. Please help keep the campus and the stadium clean by properly disposing your trash.
Umbrellas are not permitted in Cowgirl Soccer Complex.
Video cameras are not permitted in the stadium.