Game Day A-Z Guide

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Game day A-Z guide

Admission

All fans, including infants, must have a ticket for admission. PVAMU students can get tickets online at pvpanthers.com when student tickets become available.

 

Address

1490 T.R. Solomon Street  Prairie View, TX 77446

 

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol is available for purchase in the stadium. Valid I.D. is required for purchase.  All guests must be 21 years of age to purchase an alcoholic beverage.  A guest that appears to be 30 years of age or younger must produce a valid form of acceptable identification (i.e. Driver’s License, Passport, State Issued I.D. Card with photo, Military I.D. with photo).- NOTE: check language to ensure consistency with Sodexo policy

Alcohol service can be discontinued at the discretion of management. Alcohol sales will prior to the start of the fourth quarter at all concession stands.

Animals

Animals are not permitted in Panther Stadium, with the exception of service animals and service animals in training. Please be sure to check with the stadium before bringing any service animal to the game. For more information, contact the Athletic Administration Office at 1-936-261-9100.

Announcement/Pages

Without prior permission from the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Communications, Public Address announcements are restricted to emergency situations only.

ATM Locations

There are two ATMs located in the stadium on each side of the concurse. The nearest ATMs outside of the stadium are located just across the street in the Memorial Student Center (MSC).

Baby Changing Stations

Baby changing stations are located in all family restrooms, men’s and women’s restrooms throughout the stadium. – CHECK THIS FOR ACCURACY

Bags/Backpacks

A clear bag policy has been adopted by several colleges, the NFL, and venues that host entertainment and professional sporting events. PVAMU Athletics continues to review its policies to enhance public safety and improve efficiencies as it relates to all home athletic venues.

While PVAMU has not implemented a clear bag policy, we encourage guests to bring clear bags to the stadium to pass through security faster.

Banners/Signs/Flags

No unauthorized banners, signs, or flags may be brought into Panther Stadium. Signs not allowed into the stadium will not be stored and will be the responsibility of the patron to secure.

Bicycles

Bicycles are not permitted to be locked on to any gates surrounding Panther Stadium. Bicycle parking is available at the Memorial Student Center (MSC).

Cameras

Cameras are permitted in Panther Stadium for both fans and working news media. All photos taken in Panther Stadium must be for editorial or personal use only and may not be used for advertising, promotions or other trade purposes, or any other commercial or promotional endeavor, without the permission of Prairie View A&M University.

Code of Conduct

In the spirit of sportsmanship, PVAMU and SWAC fans shall: INSERT SWAC SPORTMANSHIP LANGUAGE

Conduct themselves in a manner that represents PVAMU, the SWAC and the NCAA with honor, dignity and respect.

Demonstrate the qualities of civility and sportsmanship at all times.

Not use vulgar, abusive, sexist, demeaning or intimidating language at any time.

Support the players, coaches and officials in a positive manner.

Treat the visiting team, coaches and fans with courtesy & respect at all times.

Not engage in cheers that are vulgar, crass or demeaning.

Refrain from entering the playing field at any times, including after the game.

Not become inebriated or belligerent.

Be a positive role model for those around them by treating others with courtesy and respect.

Continuing inappropriate behavior may result in the guest having his/her tickets revoked, being ejected from the stadium or arrested by police. All Season Ticket Holders are responsible for their conduct as well as the conduct of their guests and/or persons using their tickets.

Guests are encouraged to report any issues and concerns to a nearby event staff member.

 

 

Compliments/Complaints/Comments

We endeavor to make the gameday experience at our venues the best experience possible, but we recognize that there is always room for improvement. If you notice an issue, please let us know by submitting your gameday feedback.

Guests with a compliment, complaint or comment on gameday are encouraged to speak with a nearby event staff member or contact  mvcarroll@pvamu.edu

Concealed Carry

Panther Stadium is exempt from recent concealed carry state legislation. Firearms are not allowed at Panther Stadium on gameday.

Concessions

Concession stands are located throughout the stadium. Credit cards are accepted at all permanent concession stands in the stadium.- CHECK THIS No outside food or beverages are allowed inside Panther Stadium.

Disability Services

The proper disabled parking identification issued by state motor vehicle departments is required to utilize disable parking spaces. The registered owner must be in the vehicle.

Elevators

Elevators are restricted for use by certain guests.  You must show a valid ticket to use the elevators at Panther Stadium, but as a reminder, all bags may be searched upon entry into the elevator area.

Entries

All entries open 2 hours prior to kickoff.

First Aid

First Aid stations are located throughout the stadium: Please follow first-aid and safety signs located throughtout the stadium.

Guest Services

Game Day staff are available at the gates and throughout Panther Stadium to answer any customer service questions. If not near a gate, questions can be directed to the guest services staff. Guest services is located in a tent on each side of the concourse closest to the Athletic Administration Building.

Help

While at the game, dial 911 in an emergency on your cell phone (or on a campus phone, dial 4911). For non-emergencies, the University Police Department can be reached at 936- 261-1375.  If you have any questions or concerns, contact an usher, gate person, or athletic staff member wearing an ID.

 

Lost and Found

Unclaimed items found at Panther Stadium can be claimed at Guest Services. After the game items can be picked up in the Athletics Administration Building.  Please call 936-261-9100 for additional details.

Lost Children & Guests

If you become separated from a child/relative/friend, contact the nearest stadium personnel for assistance. In case of emergency, call the University Police at 4911

Media Services

Media parking should be arranged in advance through the Athletics Marketing and

Communications Office at  936.261.3950 or dclewis@pvamu.edu in advance for

information on obtaining necessary passes.


Merchandise

Fans can purchase PVAMU merchandise online at the PV Gear Shop at www.pvpanthersgear.com. There will also be vendors located outside of the stadium that will have merchandise for purchase.

Parking

Click here to visit our parking section.

Press Box

All media must have a proper credential for entry. Contact the Athletics Marketing and Communications Office at  936.261.3950 or dclewis@pvamu.edu in advance for information on obtaining a pass.

Programs

Game programs can be bought at numerous locations throughout the stadium and near the Panther Stadium entries.

Prohibited Items

  • Artificial noise makers
  • Food (not purchased at the Stadium Concession stands)
  • Beverages (including alcoholic beverages) not purchased at the Stadium Concession stands.
  • Firearms
  • Tobacco products (of any kind)
  • Ice chests
  • Umbrellas
  • Strollers
  • Pets
  • Stadium seats in excess of 16 inches
  • Unauthorized banners, signs, or flags

Ramps

Ramps are located at gate 3, 5, 9, 11, of the stadium.

Re-entry

Re-entry to Panther Stadium is prohibited. There are no in and out privileges.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located throughout the stadium on all levels of all concourses.

Shuttle Services

PVAMU may provide free shuttle service for certain games.  Information will be posted on PVpanthers.com.

Smoking Policy

Smoking, vaping and use of any tobacco products are not allowed anywhere inside Panther Stadium.

Solicitation & Distribution of Literature

Guests are prohibited from distributing banners, booklets, business cards, circulars, commercial advertising, flyers, folders, handbills, leaflets, notices, pamphlets, posters, stickers or any other written, printed and/or painted materials, without advance written permission from PVAMU.

Stadium Seats

Personal stadium seats are allowed in Panther Stadium but cannot be in excess of 16 inches in width.

Suites and Clubs

For information on suites, please contact the Panther Athletics at 936-261-9100.

Tailgating

Tailgating in Pantherland is a privilege, one that PVAMU is pleased to extend to all our fans, former students, visitors, and friends.

For complete tailgating information click here.

Tickets

Tickets for Panther games can be purchased online at pvpanthers.com

All ticket booths at the stadium are open on game days at least two hours prior to kickoff.

Traffic

Panther fans are encouraged to check the traffic at PVPanthers.com to avoid any delays or make alternative plans to get to the game should roads be closed.

Will Call

Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Will Call ticket window at the stadium. All Ticket Windows are open at least 2 hours prior to kickoff.