Stadium Polices and Information

RFK Stadium

2400 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
General information: 202-547-9077

Admission Policy

Due to heightened security measures at the gates, we strongly urge all guests to arrive at the stadium as early as possible to avoid entrance delays. Reentry into RFK Stadium is not permitted. If medication is required, be sure to have it with you upon entry. All guests entering the stadium are subject to search. Refusal to comply may be grounds to prohibit admission. Guests will not be permitted to enter the stadium if they are visibly intoxicated.


Fans must be 21 or older to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages at the stadium. Proper identification is required to purchase any alcoholic beverage, and we reserve the right to check proof of legal drinking age. Guests will not be permitted to enter the stadium if they are visibly intoxicated. Drunk and disorderly behavior will result in ejection from the stadium without refund. A maximum of two (2) alcoholic beverages per purchase is permitted. This may be reduced without prior notice. All alcohol sales end at the conclusion of the third (3rd) quarter for football and the 65th minute for soccer games, but may be discontinued at any time at the discretion of stadium management.

ATM Machines

ATM Machines are located throughout the stadium.

Box Office Hours

Please see event page for specific information.


Banners are permitted provided they are not commercial, political, offensive or in poor taste. Banners may not obstruct the view of any fans, cover existing stadium signage including facia walls, field walls or markings or present any safety hazard. Banners or flags may not be attached to a pole.

Cameras/Video Equipment

Small, still photography cameras are permitted in the stadium. Please refrain from using flash photography. Video cameras are strictly prohibited. For more information, see the list of prohibited/permitted items above.

Children Age 2 and Under

Children age 2 and under may be held in an adult’s lap and are not required to have a ticket to the game.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are accepted at RFK Stadium.


There is one elevator located at RFK Stadium for use by suite patrons with suite tickets or passes, and disabled persons. The elevator is located by Gate A.

Entry to RFK Stadium

Entry gates are Main Gate, Gate A, Gate B, Gate E and Gate F. Gates are open to the public one and half hours prior to the event. Tickets will be scanned using bar code readers upon entry to ensure authenticity.

Fan Behavior

  • Proper behavior is expected from all of our guests. Offensive language and/or rowdy behavior will not be tolerated and is cause for ejection.
  • Retain ticket stubs for event staff to verify proper seat location. Be prepared to show your ticket stub each time you enter your assigned seating section.
  • Sit only in your assigned seat to avoid inconveniencing other guests. Offenders will be escorted from the stadium.
  • Aisles must be clear at all times.
  • Entering the playing field level without authorization or proper credentials will result in ejection from the stadium and violators will be subject to arrest.
  • Throwing objects of any kind is a violation of stadium policy. Offenders will be ejected from the stadium and subject to arrest.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all seating areas and restrooms. Smoking is permitted only in open-air areas such as concourses. Offenders will be escorted from the stadium.
  • All patrons are subject to search.

First Aid

Three First Aid stations are located throughout the stadium. Providence Hospital provides medical services two hours prior to the game, during the game and up to 30 minutes after the game ends. In the event of a medical emergency, please notify the nearest stadium personnel. First Aid locations are: 200 Level Concourse – Column 52; 300 Level – Column 10; 400/500 Level – Column 10.

Guest Services

Guest Services is located on the 300 Level near Column 10. Guest Services representatives assist fans during games with stadium information, lost children, driving directions, car trouble and wheelchairs.

Lost Children

Any lost child will be escorted to the Guest Services Center and quickly returned to his/her respective seat location.


Please see event page for specific information.

Permitted Items (subject to search)

  • Diaper bags (with a child of appropriate age)
  • Blankets, coats/jackets, binoculars and camera cases

Prohibited Items

  • Metal, plastic and glass containers of any kind
  • Backpacks and large bags
  • Large flags and banners (except as noted)
  • Poles and staffs (metal, plastic or wooden)
  • Weapons and illegal substances
  • Food and beverages
  • Professional cameras with detachable zoom lenses and/or tripods
  • Video cameras
  • Pets
  • Fireworks
  • Whistles
  • Laser pointers

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in all seating areas of RFK Stadium. Guests who fail to comply with the policy after appropriate warnings may be subject to ejection.

Telephones (Public)

There are no public telephones in RFK Stadium.

Ticket Reselling on Stadium Property

  • Ticket scalping or selling tickets at more than face value, is a misdemeanor under District of Columbia law, and could result in arrest and criminal prosecution.
  • Ticket resale at face value or less constitutes solicitation and/or commercial activity, both of which are prohibited by District of Columbia law. Such conduct could result in citation and criminal prosecution.


Umbrellas are not permitted in the stadium for the safety and sight lines of other fans. Rain gear of choice is a poncho. For more information, see the list of prohibited/permitted items above.