Building Policies

ADDRESS

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is located at:
3911 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037

ALCOHOL POLICIES

All guests will be required to provide appropriate proof of age with one the following forms of identification:

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License
  • Any valid U.S. State or Federal Government issued I.D.
  • Any Valid U.S. Passport and/or Passport Card
  • U.S. Military I.D.
  • Valid Foreign Passport with a completed NJABC Age Representation Form

Guests may not possess or purchase more than two (2) alcoholic beverages at a time. Shots may not be served at any time. Caps will be removed from all bottles. All glass containers must be poured into cups.

All concession stands and portable units will stop serving alcohol at the end of the third quarter. For non-football events, alcohol cut-off times will be determined by Coliseum management.

Alcohol of any kind may not be brought into or removed from the Coliseum.

Any guest who is determined to be deliberately concealing alcohol while entering the Coliseum will not be permitted to enter the building. A person exhibiting visible signs of impairment will not be permitted into the Coliseum. Any guest who exhibits behavior that distracts or inconveniences, or otherwise, interferes with another guest’s enjoyment of the event may be removed from the Coliseum.

Alcohol will not be served to any underage person or visibly impaired guest. Alcohol beverage sales may be curtailed or prohibited at the discretion of management. During USC football games, alcohol must remain within the Coliseum Club, Suite, or other defined hospitality areas.

ANIMALS

Service dogs or service-dogs-in-training for guests with disabilities are allowed.  All other animals are prohibited.

APPROVED SPONSORS

The Coliseum and University grounds and facilities may not be used for commercial purposes such as sales, advertising, or promotional activity without prior approval. Authorized corporate sponsors must be licensed in advance of the event. Violators are subject to trespass ordinances. For information about marketing activities during USC football or athletic events, sponsors should contact USC Sports Properties at (213) 821-5294.

ATM LOCATIONS

ATMs inside the Coliseum are located on the yard level at Gates 6, 14, 19, 25, and on the upper Concourse at Sections 6, 14, and 23.

BABY CHANGING AREAS

Baby changing areas are available in all restrooms.

BAG POLICY

The Coliseum prohibits bags, backpacks and other containers from entering the venue, with the following exceptions:

  • One bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and does not exceed 12” by 6” by 12”, or;
  • A one-gallon clear plastic storage bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • In addition to one of the clear bags noted above, guests may also carry in a small clutch bag or purse approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap.
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, oversized seat cushions with pockets or metal structures, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.

These measures are designed to promote public safety while encouraging guests to limit the items they bring into the venue to create a more efficient screening and entry process. We ask that all items are visible when entering the venue. The fewer items that are concealed, the quicker the process becomes.

All approved bags are subject to inspection upon entry. For more information on the Coliseum Bag Policy, please visit www.lacoliseum.com/beclear.

BANNERS & SIGNS

Sign and banners are not allowed without prior approval from Facility Management.

BEVERAGES, BOTTLES & CANS

Bottles and cans of any kind are prohibited inside the Coliseum.  Factory sealed bottles of water, 17 oz. or less, are allowed and limited to 2 bottles per person.

BOX OFFICE

The Coliseum Box Office is located at Gate 28  and is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  On game days, additional box office locations can be found at Gate 4 and Gate 19.  Ticket sales and Will Call typically open at least three hours before an event.

BUS PARKING

Bus and oversized vehicle parking is by reservation only. Availability is very limited and there is a fee to park. Contact Classic Parking at 213-749-5654 for more information on parking.

CAMERAS AND VIDEO CAMERAS

Guests are allowed to bring still cameras provided they do not have detachable lenses and do not interfere with other guests’ view of the event. Camera lenses are limited to 3-inches. Video cameras and tripods are not permitted. All commercial use of photographs depicting game action are allowed only through a licensing agreement. Policies may vary per event without notice.

CHILDREN

Children who are two years of age and under are admitted free as long as they are held in a lap and do not interfere with other guests’ view of the event.  Strollers are prohibited.

CLOSED CAPTIONING

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum provides closed captioning services for all major events. To confirm that closed captioning service will be available, please email LA Coliseum with the event name and the date service is requested. Requests should be made at least one week in advance to the event date.

The service provides text of all public address announcements during the game. You can access the service from your browser on any smart phone or mobile device. Data rates may apply. To access the service from your mobile device go to www.CaptionedText.com and enter Confirmation:2650 at the top of the page. If you need assistance during an event, please text to (213) 263-4007. Data rates may apply.

COLISEUM AISLES & TUNNELS

It is a violation to stand in Tunnels or sit in Aisles per LAMC 57.110. Please keep all aisles and tunnels clear of obstructions. Your cooperation is appreciated.

COLISEUM FIELD ACCESS

Only authorized personnel with proper credentials will be permitted on the field before, during, and after a game. Any unauthorized person going on to the field will be removed and subject to ejection and/or arrest.

CONTAINERS & COOLERS

Ice chests, coolers and other beverage containers are not permitted inside the Coliseum.

DISABLED PATRON INFORMATION

For guests that need additional assistance reaching upper level seats in the Coliseum, escalators are located adjacent to Sections 4, 11, and 19. There is also an elevator located at Tunnel 6 for disabled access only.

For USC home games, reserved seating in wheelchair sections is available through the USC Ticket Office (213-740-GOSC) on a season or individual game basis, based on availability. On game day, patrons with a game ticket who need wheelchair seating will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis, based on availability.

DRESS CODE

Facility Management asks that all guests not to wear derogatory, profane or offensive clothing.  Guests with improper clothing may be asked to remove the item, cover up the item or leave the venue.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

When driving to the venues please carpool with 3 or more people, and plan your travel ahead of time.  Please use the following suggested routes:

From the North via the 110 Freeway: Exit Exposition Blvd. –  Turn Left on Flower St. –  Turn Left on Figueroa St. – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.

From the South via the 110 Freeway: Exit Martin Luther King Blvd. – Turn Left on Figueroa St. – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.  The Express Lane exits directly to 39th St. and the entrance to Exposition Park.

From the East via the 10 Freeway: Exit Vermont St. – Turn Left on to Vermont St. – Continue past the USC Campus – Follow Signs to the Coliseum parking.

From the West via the 10 Freeway: Exit Vermont St. – Turn Right on to Vermont St. – Continue past the USC Campus – Follow Signs to Coliseum parking.

DRONES & UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

The use of Drone aircraft or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is prohibited at all times in Exposition Park and surrounding areas without first obtaining a permit and authorization from the State of California. Use inside the Coliseum is prohibited unless approved by Coliseum management and operators must meet the same requirements for the State of California.

EXIT & RE-ENTRY

For the safety and security of our guests, re-entry is not allowed at any event.

FAN BEHAVIOR

We want all our guests to enjoy the event. Please remember to be considerate of those seated near you, cheer constructively and be mindful of good sportsmanship. Behavior that is disruptive to others may result in ejection from the stadium.  Fans are encouraged to report inappropriate behavior to Management Personnel.  For assistance call or text 213-263-4007.  Message and data rates may apply..

FAN CODE OF CONDUCT

In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment, we ask that fans refrain from the following behavior at all events.

  • Profanity or other offensive language or gestures, whether spoken, written or appearing on apparel
  • Smoking (including vaporizers, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco)
  • Intoxication or excessive alcohol consumption or signs of substance impairment that results in irresponsible behavior
  • Bringing prohibited items into the venue
  • Throwing of items or liquids
  • Entering the playing field or court at any time
  • Fighting or other threatening behavior, including verbal or physical harassment
  • Failure to retain ticket and/or present it to event staff if requested to do so
  • Resale of tickets at the venue
  • Violation of state or local laws
  • Failing to follow instruction of stadium personnel or stadium policies

FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN EJECTION OR ARREST
Fans are encouraged to report inappropriate behavior to management personnel. For assistance, call or text 213-263-4007. Message and data rates may apply.

FIRST AID

There are two first aid stations located inside the Coliseum at Gate 8 and on the Concourse (upper level) at Tunnel 6. Please contact the nearest usher or security officer if medical attention is needed.

GAME TIMES

USC Football kickoff times are subject to change for television broadcasts. Visit usctrojans.com for updates.

GUEST SERVICES

Guest satisfaction is a high priority of the University and Facility Management.  If you need assistance please contact a representative located at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33 on the south end of the Peristyle.

LASER POINTERS

The use of laser pointers is strictly prohibited and will result in ejection from the venue.

LOST AND FOUND

Looking for a lost item? Click Here to visit the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s Virtual Lost and Found. During an event, lost items may be claimed at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33. Found items may be turned over to the office, or given to an usher or security guard in your section who will turn them in. For more information please call 213-747-7111 on weekdays between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

LOST CHILDREN

To report a lost child please contact the nearest police officer, Facility Management, or go to Guest Services located at the Coliseum South Office located near Gate 33 on the south end of the Peristyle.

PARKING

Exposition Park: There are a limited number of public parking spaces in Exposition Park. Public parking sells out quickly and rates may vary per event. Entrances to Exposition Park are located at MLK & Hoover, 39th & Figueroa and W. 39th & Vermont. Exposition Park is managed by the Office of Exposition Park Management, a department of the State of California’s Natural Resources Agency

Overnight parking and camping is prohibited:
There is no re-entry for parking. Vehicles may not leave and re-enter the parking lot.
Vehicles parked on city streets are subject to citation. This includes Vermont Avenue, Bill Robertson Lane, Figueroa Street, Exposition Blvd. or Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

During USC Football games:
Parking lots open at 8:00 AM (may be subject to change without notice depending on kickoff times). Public parking is available in Lot 1 for $25 cash only, and can be accessed from W. 39th Street and Vermont Street entrance. Buses, RVs and over-sized vehicles must reserve space in advance by calling Classic Parking at 213-749-5654.

During Rams Football games:
All lots are permitted in advance by the Los Angeles Rams. For more information, please visit The Rams. Parking lots open five hours prior to kickoff. Buses, RVs and over-sized vehicles must reserve space in advance by contacting the Rams Sales department.

USC Campus: The USC Campus provides additional parking opportunities and is located one block north of the Coliseum on the north side of Exposition Blvd. Entrances are located at 36th Street and Vermont, South Figueroa Street and McCarthy Way.

During USC Football parking on campus is mostly reserved in advance. Public parking may be available at the USC Parking Center (3401 Grand Avenue) on a first-come first-serve basis for $25 cash only (prices subject to change without notice), with shuttle service to the game provided 3-hours prior to kickoff, and resuming at the start of the 4th quarter until 1 hour after the game.

Other Public Lots: Public parking is also available in surrounding surface lots on Figueroa Street and Vermont Avenue at the Browning Street Garage located at Browning Street and Vermont (across from EXPO Park, Lot 2). Parking may be available in other lots near LA Live and the LA Convention Center. Take Metro for transport to USC/Exposition Park.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

All persons and their belongings are subject to metal detector screening and bag inspection prior to entering the Coliseum. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid delays. All prohibited items will not be allowed inside the Coliseum.

The following items are NOT ALLOWED in the Coliseum:

  • Bags, Backpacks or Purses which do not meet Bag Policy guidelines. Hard or Soft Coolers, Baskets, Packages or Containers;
  • Alcoholic Beverages, Bottles or Cans. (Factory sealed bottles of water, 17 oz. or less, are allowed; limit 2 per person);
  • Illegal Drugs and Weapons including Firearms, Knives, Explosives, Fireworks, Lighters and Laser Pointers;
  • Professional Cameras (lenses longer than 3”) and Camera Equipment, Selfie-Sticks, Tripods and Video or Audio Recording Equipment;
  • Banners, Sticks, Poles, Inflatables, Frisbees, Balls, and Unsliced Fruits or Vegetables;
  • Umbrellas, Balloons, Strollers, Skateboards and Folding or Beach Chairs;
  • Pets (Service Animals are allowed);
  • The Coliseum is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is prohibited in any area of the Coliseum.

Please do not conceal items. Have all items clearly visible inside an approved bag. All Bags must meet Bag Policy guidelines and are subject to inspection upon entry. For more information on the Coliseum Bag Policy, please visit http://www.lacoliseum.com/beclear.

SECURITY PROCEDURES

SMOKING

Smoking, smokeless tobacco and smoking implements (including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, lighters, vaporizers and e-cigarettes) are prohibited in all areas of the Coliseum. The use of smokeless tobacco is prohibited for all events (LAMC 41.50.1). Violators may be subject to eviction and/or citation.

STROLLERS

Strollers are prohibited inside the Coliseum.

TAILGATING

Public parking lots in Exposition Park that surround the Coliseum and Sports Arena are managed by the Office of Exposition Park Management, a department of the State of California’s Natural Resources Agency. Please help us keep a safe environment and positive guest experience for all guests in the park.

Tailgating is allowed only in your parking space, in front or behind your vehicle only. Tailgating equipment must not block pedestrian or vehicle access. The use of multiple spaces without a vehicle is prohibited.

A small canopy (not larger than 10’x10′) may be erected in front of or behind your vehicle only.

Box trucks, trailers, grill in-tow, or any catering service from an outside source, are not permitted in parking lots.

Tailgating is not permitted in Lot 3 or in the Visitor Parking Structure.

Excessively loud noise or amplified music, such as a DJ or live band, is prohibited.

Open flames are prohibited in all parking lots. Charcoal and gas grills must be covered and raised off the ground. Please dispose used charcoal in marked dispensers. Never dispose used charcoal under or inside your vehicle.

Generators and grills must have a fire extinguisher present while in operation. Please use care when storing flammable materials and please be courteous to neighboring parking spaces in regards to noise and exhaust.

Glass containers or bottles are prohibited in all areas of Exposition Park. All drinks and items should be placed in plastic or disposable containers.

Tailgating may not lock or restrict access to portable toilets. The use or creation of personal toilets or unregulated bathroom facilities is prohibited.

The Coliseum Fan Code of Conduct is enforced at all times during a Coliseum event.

Please clean up your area after your tailgate. Tied-up trash bags may be left in the lot for collection or disposed of in available dumpsters.

Tailgating after kick-off is prohibited; this includes the use of televisions, computers or other devices to view or project broadcasts or video of any kind.

TEXT MESSAGING

For Customer Service or Security, call or text 213-263-4007. Message and data rates may apply.

TOWING SERVICES

Road side assistance is available before and after events.  Please contact Classic Parking at 213-749-5654 for assistance for battery service and lockouts.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

There are many public transportation systems to bring you to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Please visit:

MTA – www.metro.net
Metrolink Trains – www.metro.net/riding/gameday/
City of LA Traffic – www.trafficinfo.lacity.org
511traffic – www.511.org
USC – transnet.usc.edu/

USC ATHLETICS

For more information about USC Athletic events, please visit:
www.usctrojans.com/gameday