The fan code of conduct outlines the expected behavior and guidelines for attendees at San Diego Wave FC events. The aim is to maintain a high standard of guest experience and create a safe, inclusive, and respectful community within both the league and the broader Sports and Entertainment Industry. San Diego Wave FC is dedicated to fostering an environment where everyone can enjoy women’s soccer and the beauty of the game. This Code of Conduct has been established to address behaviors that contradict these objectives and hinder the overall community experience. Any violations of this code can lead to disciplinary measures for individuals or groups.
It’s important to note that this Code of Conduct applies equally to interactions that occur online as well as during in-person events.
The following behaviors are prohibited within the Stadium premises, as well as in all parking lots, facilities, and areas controlled by the Club:
- Adherence to all local and federal laws is mandatory for all fans.
- Discriminatory or hateful language, symbols, or gestures, encompassing instances of racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, transphobia, and religious intolerance, are strictly prohibited.
- Any illegal, disruptive, threatening, or violent behavior, including instances of verbal, physical, or virtual harassment directed at match officials, players, staff, or fellow patrons, is not allowed.
- Improper or fraudulent resale of tickets is prohibited.
- Possession of items that are prohibited is not permitted.
- Throwing objects onto the field is strictly forbidden.
- Attempting to enter areas beyond what is allowed by one’s ticket or credential, such as the field or player tunnel, is prohibited.
- Promptly returning a ball that enters the stands is required.
- Actions resulting in damage to the venue or other individual property are prohibited.
- Irresponsible consumption or use of alcohol or substances is not allowed.
- Failure to comply with venue rules or staff instructions concerning stadium operations, policies, and emergency response procedures is prohibited.
Failure to follow the San Diego Wave FC Code of Conduct can result in a range of consequences, including but not limited to:
- Ejection from the event without a refund.
- Temporary denial of entry to future matches or events.
- Revocation of season ticket membership.
- Permanent suspension from all San Diego Wave FC matches and events.