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Know Before You Go: KISD Stadium Policies

The 2020 Varsity Football season is set to start this week, and Keller ISD looks forward to welcoming guests back to home games at the KISD Athletics Complex.

Keller ISD Athletics Complex This season, Keller ISD varsity football tickets will be distributed through mobile delivery and accessed by ticket-holders through digital wallets on smartphones or by printing paper e-tickets. No tickets will be sold at KISD's high schools during the week nor at the stadium ticket booths on game day. The move to mobile ticketing allows for faster delivery of tickets to fans, contactless transactions at stadium gates, a more accurate count of attendees per game, and more flexibility for ticket-holders.

As per the University Scholastic League (UIL) and Executive Order GA-29, all athletics facilities will be operating at no more than 50 percent capacity. At the Keller ISD Athletics Complex, capacity will be 2,100 seats on the home side and 1,500 seats on the visitor side. Six feet of social distancing is expected throughout the stadium, with every other row clear of spectators. Once the maximum allotment of tickets has been sold online, no more tickets will be sold. 

Tickets may be purchased through Brushfire. All tickets will be general admission. No reserved seating tickets will be sold, but the green, seat-back seats are all open to general admission tickets. Pre-sale tickets will be $4 for students and $6 for adults. Tickets will open to the public at 7 a.m. the day of each game. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on game day, tickets will be $8 each. 

Click here for additional 2020 Varsity Football Ticket Information!

 

Face Masks
Face masks must be worn at all times when on Keller ISD property, as per Executive Order GA-29 and the UIL. All fans, workers, and staff will be required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth and practice social distancing inside the Keller ISD Athletics Complex. Exceptions to wearing face masks include: 

  • Any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering;
  • While a person is actively eating or drinking;
  • When a congregating group of persons maintains at least six feet of social distancing; or 
  • Any other reason or circumstance indicated under Executive Order GA-29

Fans not wearing a mask as per the exceptions of the UIL, KISD, the State of Texas will be asked to leave the facility. 

 

Press Box 
Maximum capacity of the press box will be 50. This will include administrators, Board Members, media, scouts, radio, video score board operations, school video film crews, announcer, spotter, scoreboard operator, 40-second clock operator, and Press Box Manager. 

 

No Outside Food and Drink; No Drink Containers; No Backpacks
To ensure a safe environment for all patrons, no outside food or drink will be allowed into the Keller ISD Athletics Complex for varsity football games. Additionally, no Sports Balls or any time of Yeti-type drink containers are allowed in the venue. Backpacks are also prohibited. Parents requiring bags or backpacks for the needs of young children or infants will still be allowed to bring those items into the stadium. We appreciate your cooperation.

 

Fan Access to KISD Stadium
Home side parking is located on the west side of the Keller ISD Athletics Complex and in the overflow lot northwest of the stadium. Visitor parking is located on the east side of the stadium and in the overflow lot northwest of the stadium. 

  • Home fans must enter the stadium on the two Home side (west) gates.
  • Visiting fans must enter the stadium on the two Visitor side (east) gates.
  • Fans are not permitted to spray/throw objects during the game, including baby powder, confetti, or water. Additionally, no artificial noise makers (such as horns) are permitted. 
  • Re-entry into the stadium: If a fan leaves the stadium prior to halftime, they will be required to purchase a new ticket to re-enter. At the beginning of the third quarter, there is no re-entry into the stadium for any reason.   

 

Field Access
Photography and media access to the field or the press box must be made through Diana Whitehead by calling 817-744-1066 at east 24 hours prior to the game time. For the 2020-21 season, there will be a limit on the number of media allowed into the stadium. A 2020-21 blue field pass must always be showing. Sideline passes may be picked up by the home side elevator. These passes must be returned to the Athletics Directors or stadium managers after the game. 

Photographers, media, and college scouts will be allowed field access, but must stay behind each end zone. Photographers and media will not be allowed on any part of the sidelines with student athletes. 

Team doctors are part of the medical staff on the sideline and must wear a mask and practice social distancing as much as possible. 

No unsupervised students or children will be allowed to have any access on the game field, sidelines, track area, or behind the end zones. 

Adults leading a performance group – football team, band, cheer, drill team, etc. – do not need a field pass if they enter with their respective group and are wearing school/program clothing. 

All student photographers and video crews must have a field pass. The campus principal can request sidelines passes through the Athletics Directors only. Students not accompanied by an adult with a field pass or not working as a ball boy will not be allowed on the field. 

At the end of the game, no spectators will be allowed on the field for any reason. 

 

Tailgating 
Due to COVID-19, there will be no tailgating allowed for any football games for the 2020 season. 

 

Signage
Signs may support your team, but signs mentioning your team's opponent will not be allowed.

 

Team and School Instructions
Home and visitors teams will unload and park along the field house driveway south of the stadium. All teams except for Keller High School will dress in designated dressing rooms in the southwest corner of the stadium. 

Coaches' families wanting field access after the game may do so if they have a field pass. 

Athletic Trainers may unload along the southwest corner of the stadium or along the field house drive south of the stadium, but may not park in the dirt/grass area next to the field house. 

Visitors band, cheer, and drill teams will drop off in the visitors parking lot (east of the stadium) next to the visitors entrance. Band equipment semi-trucks will park in the first row parking lot for the event. After drop-off, band, cheer, and drill team buses will be directed where to park. The parking site will be communicated through district athletic directors and principals prior to game day. All buses may return for pick-up during the end of the third quarter.

Click here for a reference map of the stadium to find any of these locations!  

 


For any questions about these policies, please feel free to contact the Keller ISD Athletics Department at 817-744-1066. Thank you for your support of Keller ISD extra-curricular programs and enjoy the 2020 football season!

Click here for 2020 varsity football schedules for all four Keller ISD high schools!