Fan Code of Conduct
The Edmonton Elks will strive to provide a fun, safe and fan-focused game day experience for all Elks home games at Commonwealth Stadium. Commonwealth Stadium and The Edmonton Elks Football Club are committed to a safe and respectful stadium environment and game day experience that respects the rights of each fan, game day staff, along with the opposing team’s players and fans.
Please be courteous and respectful to those seated around you and refrain from behaviour that interferes with others’ ability to enjoy the event.
All fans are expected to abide by the standards of behaviour as outlined in our Fan Code of Conduct.
CFL/CFLPA Fan Code of Conduct
The CFL and the Edmonton Elks are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for its fans. CFL fans have a right to expect an environment in which they will be treated with respect by the venue, team and League personnel. The Players and Officials have the same rights. Accordingly, fans are responsible for their own conduct.
Violation of the Fan Code of Conduct may result in ejection from the venue without a ticket refund, and/or a ban from future CFL games.
The following behaviours are prohibited:
- Behaviour that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature
- Over-intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment
- Offensive language or obscene gestures, including the use of such language or gestures concerning a person’s race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability; or to instigate, incite or encourage a confrontation or physical assault
- Interference with the progress of the game (including throwing objects onto the field)
- Failing to follow instructions of stadium personnel
The CFL has a zero-tolerance policy to any form of racism or racial discrimination aimed at its Players, Officials or CFL Personnel.
The CFL and the Edmonton Elks thank you for adhering to the provisions of the Fan Code of Conduct.
Each event patron is responsible for their conduct. Stadium staff will strive to maintain an atmosphere where all fans in attendance can enjoy the event free from the above behaviours. Event patrons in violation of these provisions may be subject to ejection, arrest and loss of ticket privileges for future events. Commonwealth Stadium management and security reserve the right to deem an act or exhibited behaviour as inappropriate and take action, based on available information and circumstances.
Report Fan Misconduct
If the behaviour of a fan or fans around you becomes disruptive or violates the Fan Code of Conduct, the incident should be reported to the nearest usher, Stadium Security or City of Edmonton Police Service member. To report an incident anonymously during an ELKS game or event, please call the Guest Text Assist line.
Code of Conduct at GoElks.com