Code of Conduct
CCFC fans are encouraged to cheer, sing, and otherwise support Corpus Christi FC while remaining respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons, referees, opposing team fans and players.
CCFC fans must abide by the following key tenets of the Fan Code of Conduct. Fans not abiding by the code of conduct will be subject to removal and additional sanctions.
- No chants with inappropriate language including any comments regarding racism, sexual orientation, ethnicity, etc. are permitted.
- No signs with inappropriate language.
- No misbehavior, such as fighting, throwing non-approved objects, attempts to enter the playing field, political or inciting messages, disorderly conduct, abusive gestures, etc.
- No flares, incendiary devices, smoke bombs, sparklers, and fireworks of any kind without official approval.
- No bullying.
- Alcoholic beverages must be consumed in a responsible manner and only by those of legal age.
- Comply with request from Corpus Christi FC and Stadium staff regarding stadium policies and emergency response procedures.
- Promptly and carefully return the ball to a stadium staff member or the ball kids on the sidelines in the event that a soccer ball enters the stands.
- Refrain from activities that damage the reputation of Corpus Christi FC or USL.
- Fans at the Sideline Stadium seating next to the soccer field are not allowed to run or enter the field of play, fans who do this will be banned from seating in this section of the stadium.
- All other rules & regulations set by Soccer and Track Stadium facility owners.
Corpus Christi FC Smoke Policy:
- The type of approved device allowed,
- The approved timing and method of use,
- The specific approved locations for use,
- Safety equipment required in those locations,
- Any red flag conditions that would change the normal procedures for use.
Corpus Christi FC Prohibited Items:
- Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, concealed weapons, and firearms.
- Fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices, and pyrotechnics, other than those consistent with the Corpus Christi FC Smoke Policy.
- Illegal drugs or harmful chemicals.
- Any missile or projectile like object.
- Aerosol cans or pressurized containers.
- Professional camera equipment; tripods, battery packs, large commercial video cameras, cameras with detachable lenses and/or lenses 6 in. or longer.
- Laser pointers or flashlights.
- Remote controlled aircraft or unmanned aircraft systems (drones).
- Animals (except assistive animals).
- Signs / banners larger than 2 ft. x 2 ft. (or any other item that could obstruct other patron’s views).
- Umbrellas (Fans should bring raincoats/ponchos for inclement weather).
- Outside food & beverage of any kind.
- Metal or glass containers of any kind.
- Backpacks and large bags over 14x14x6 inches (subject to search).
- Noisemakers (airhorns, drums, whistles, cowbells, horns, etc.).
- Bikes, inline skates, skateboards, scooters, shoes with wheels.
- Frisbees or inflated balls of any kind.
- Un-approved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.
- Masks (worn in your seat only, must be removed when leaving your section).
- Strollers or baby seats may not be taken into the stands or left in section entrances.
- Selfie sticks and/or monopods.
- Any other items deemed to be inappropriate or dangerous by the person responsible for safety/security at the Stadium
Corpus Christi FC Exempted Items:
- Drums, horns, and other musical instruments.
- Flags on PVC poles
- Banners, flags, and signage that meet the following criteria:
- All banners, flags, and signage must be inspected to ensure compliance.
- Banners, flags, and signage should at all times support the Club, the match, or an accomplishment of the Club or a player (past or present).
- Messages should not be commercial, political, offensive, or in poor taste.
- Items should not unreasonably obstruct the view of the spectators outside of the supporter section, over existing stadium signage, or present a public hazard by blocking aisles, walkways, or stairs.
- Should not be taped, glued, or secured using an adhesive of any kind.
- Should not in any way damage the stadium walls, paint, railings, glass, or other stadium property.
- Should not be constructed of wood, metal, or other materials that may cause harm to others as determined by the Stadium security.
- Cannot be used as a projectile.
- Any / All Supporter Group Exemptions may be suspended either:
- Prior to the event, where there is a history of non-compliance by the Supporter Group making the request.
- During the event, where either individuals within the Group or the Group as a whole fail to abide by agreements reached in advance.
- Post-event: where it was not possible to deal with the matter safely at the time, or where the matter was subsequently brought to light.