A to Z GUIDE

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A

  • Address: The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is located at:
    3911 South Figueroa Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90037
  • Arches: There are 15 arches that makeup the Peristyle, including the center arch or Propylaeum, which also includes a mural painted by Los Angeles area artist Heinz Rosien. Click here for a wonderful article about Mr. Rosien and the “Mystery of the Mural.”
  • ATM: ATMs inside the Coliseum are located on the Street Level at Gates 6, 14, 19, 25, and on the upper Concourse at Sections 6, 14, and 23.

B

  • Baby Changing Areas: Baby changing areas are available in all Street Level restrooms.
  • Bleachers: Bleacher seats still remain on the upper east sections of the Coliseum. These will be removed during the renovation process in 2019.
  • Bag Check: Located outside the entrance of Gate 4 and across from Gate 23 on the South Lawn.
  • Bag Policy: see Clear Bag Policy.

C

  • Cardinal and Gold: USC team colors and refers to Trojan Athletic Fund donors as well.
  • Concessions: Located on the Street level and Concourse levels of the Coliseum. For a list of available items, click here.
  • Court of Honor: Plaques recognizing many of the memorable events and participants in Coliseum history. For more info: com/index.php/memorial-court-of-honor/
  • Concourse: The Concourse level is the second level of the Coliseum accessible via stairs, elevator or escalator.
  • Clear Bag Policy: (http://www.lacoliseum.com/index.php/bag-policy/ )
  • Christmas Tree Lane: Located on the east side of the Coliseum, this grass area is located between Exposition Park Dr. and S. Coliseum Dr. You can also find LA’s oldest living palm tree here.
  • Club 30: Located on the north end of the Peristyle in the Olympic Plaza.
  • Club 33: Located on the south end of the Peristyle in the Olympic Plaza.
  • Coliseum Clubs (USC games only): Located near Tunnels 5, 12, 19 and Gate 33, feature upscale food, beer and wine service. All Coliseum Clubs are accessible once gates open except for Club 33, which opens at kick-off. Entrance for all Coliseum Clubs is reserved exclusively for Trojan Athletic Fund members with Cardinal & Gold, Women of Troy, Cardinal & Gold Premier, Committee and Scholarship memberships. Club 33 is open to Trojan Club members as well.
  • Corona Beach House: Located at Club 33 during Rams games.  Access is open to the public three hours before kickoff.
  • Charging Stations: Free charging stations are located at Gates 1, 4, 11, 19, 28.
  • Credit Card: MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted at the Coliseum Box Office and permanent concession stands. Temporary concession stands are cash-only and no credit cards will be accepted.
  • Customer Service: Coliseum staff is located at the Coliseum South Office/Gate 33, Tunnel 15, and Concourse Section 6.

D

  • Designated Driver Sign-Up: Located near the north side of the Peristyle, free water is available (Rams games only).

E

  • Early Gates: Gates 1 and 28 open three hours before kickoff for all fans. (Rams games only). Regular gates open 2 hours prior to kickoff (USC and Rams games).
  • Escalators: Located at Tunnels 3, 10 and 20
  • Elevators: Located at Tunnel 6 for persons with disabilities and the media only.
  • Exit & Re-Entry: For the safety of our guests, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has a no re-entry policy. If a guest exits the facility, they will not be allowed to re-enter.
  • Exposition Park: A 160 acre park just south of Downtown Los Angeles, the land primarily is owned by the State of California, with portions owned or leased by the City of Los Angeles, the County of Los Angeles, and the Coliseum Commission (a joint powers authority of the State of California, Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles). Originally founded as an Agricultural Park in 1872 and subsequently renamed Exposition Park in 1910, the park has become one of Southern California’s premiere visitor destinations. For more information: expositionpark.ca.gov/about-us/park-history/

F

  • Food: The addition of new offerings that reflect the dynamic modern dining marketplace and provide just what fans are craving at the Coliseum.  For a full list of options and more info, click here.
  • Food Court: Located by Tunnel 12
  • Fan Code of Conduct: Event patrons are responsible for their conduct as well as the conduct of the guests and/or persons using their tickets. For more information: com/index.php/fan-code-of-conduct/
  • First Aid: Medical services during events are located at Gate 1 and Concourse 6

G

  • Gates: all gates open 2 hours prior to kick-off; no re-entry is allowed
  • George Tirebiter: USC’s beloved  beloved canine mascot, famed for being a campus fixture often seen chasing cars down Trousdale Parkway.  For more info: tfm.usc.edu/bite-on-uscs-other-loyal-mascot/
  • Guest Services: See Customer Service.

L

  • Lost and Found: All items are returned to the Coliseum South Office at Gate 33. After the event, all found items are posted to crowdfind.com

M

  • Metro: MTA’s rail service closest stations are located at Expo Park/USC and Expo/Vermont stations. Nearest Coliseum access is at Gate 19 or Gate 23.

N

  • No-Smoking: The Coliseum is a non-smoking venue which also includes e-cigarettes, vapes, and smokeless tobacco. There are no designated smoking areas.

O

  • Olympic Cauldron: Built for the Olympic Games, it is still lit during the fourth quarter of USC football games, at the beginning of Rams games, and other special occasions.
  • Olympics: The Coliseum will be the first stadium to have hosted the Summer Olympics three times, in 1932, 1984 and the future Summer Olympics in 2028.
  • Olympic Rings: Located above the center arch of the Peristyle.
  • Olympic Plaza: Located on the east side of the Coliseum and Peristyle, also where the Olympics Statues are located. Also referred to as the Santa Fe plaza in commemoration of the gift from the Santa Fe railroad prior to the 1984 Olympic games.
  • Olympic Gateway: The life-sized bronze nude statues were sculpted by Robert Graham for the 1984 Olympic Games and placed atop a post-and-lintel frame to form the Olympic Gateway. The statues are modeled on water polo player Terry Schroeder (USA) and long jumper Jennifer Inniss (Guyana), who participated in the games.

P

  • John and Donald Parkinson: Noted architects of the Coliseum and many other Los Angeles Landmarks including: the USC Campus Master Plan and several noted buildings (1919-1939), Los Angeles City Hall (1928), Bullocks Wilshire (1929) and Union Station (1939).
  • Peristyle: The historic east end of the Coliseum with the notable archways are modeled after the characteristics greek and roman architecture.
  • Press Box: Access to the Press Box is located at Tunnel 6. The Press Box contains booths for media and working press during events.

R

  • Rams Party Zone: Located at Club 30. Access is open to the public three hours before kickoff.

S

  • Security Screening: All fans are subject to security screening which may include metal detector screening and inspection of personal items before entering the Coliseum.
  • See Something, Say Something: Report suspicious activity to authorities. Call 877-A-THREAT (877-284-7328). In case of emergency at USC, call (213) 740-4321 or 9-1-1.
  • Sideline: The USC sideline is on the north side of the field; the Rams sideline is on the south side of the field. The visiting team is located on the opposite sideline.
  • South Lawn: The open grass area located south of the LA County Museum of Natural History.
  • Spirit of Troy: Reference to the Trojan Marching band. For more info: uscband.usc.edu
  • Stairs: Staircases access the Concourse level from the Street level.
  • Street level: The ground level or entrance level of the Coliseum.
  • Strollers: Strollers are prohibited inside the Coliseum.

T

  • Text Messaging: For assistance or to report fan conduct issues, call or text 213-263-4007. Message and data rates may apply.
  • Ticket Sales: During events, ticket sales are located outside Gates 1 & 19.
  • Tommy Trojan: A symbol for the University, the sculpture by Roger Noble Burnham, is located on the USC campus and reflects the five pillars of being a USC Trojan: FAITHFUL, SCHOLARLY, SKILLFUL, COURAGEOUS, AMBITIOUS. For more info: usc.edu/traditions/trojan-shrine/
  • Torch: See Olympic Cauldron
  • Traveler: USC’s mascot horse is a symbol of ancient Troy and appears at all USC home football games with a Trojan warrior astride. For more info: usc.edu/traditions/traveler/
  • Tunnels: Tunnels access the interior of the seating bowl from the Street and Concourse levels. The Tunnel is located in the middle of each section and divides the section in half.

U

  • Umbrellas: For your safety and safety of others, umbrellas are not allowed in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Please leave umbrellas in your car prior to entering the stadium.
  • USC Trojan Fan Fest: Located on Christmas Tree Lane and opens four hours prior to kickoff, this is ultimate USC Fan Experience with fun and exciting games and promotions!

V

  • Video boards:
  • Visiting Team Will-Call (USC Only): Gate 4

W

  • Will-Call: Gate 1
  • Water Refill Stations: Gates 4 & 28

Y

  • Yard level: see Street level.