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General Security Protocol

Please click on the following links below for more information about Gillette Stadium's general Security Protocol:


 IMPORTANT: Please click here for security information specific to Patriots games.
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Ticket Policies

All guests, unless otherwise noted by a specific event, require a ticket to gain entry to the stadium.
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Patron Screening

All guests, including children, must consent to a search of their person and anything they are carrying.
Failure to consent to such search will result in denial of entry into the stadium.
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Prohibited Items (may be subject to change per event)

NOTE: Please click here for information specific to Patriots games.
  • Bags larger than a 12" x 12" x 12". Contents of all bags will be inspected. Exceptions can be made for guests with special medical needs.
  • Any type of portable chair or seat, other than those approved for persons with accessibility issues
  • Video cameras
  • Tripods or monopods
  • Flag poles over 2 feet in length
  • Weapons of any kind, including pocket/utility knives
  • Food or beverages
  • Illegal drugs and substances
  • Coolers or containers, including cans and bottles
  • Umbrellas
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics, flares
  • Laser pointers
  • Animals, other than service dogs assisting those with disabilities
  • Strollers or baby seats
  • Segways
  • Noisemakers, bullhorns, air horns, vuvuzelas
  • Helium balloons, beach balls
  • Lacrosse balls
  • Any alcoholic beverages
  • Food or beverages [unless the individual is in possession of a letter signed by Kelly Way, Director of Operations, TeamOps LLC]
  • Folding and/or standalone chairs
  • Seat Cushions

Stadium management reserves the right to deem any other item inappropriate.

No prohibited items will be accepted at the stadium gates for safekeeping. Please leave all prohibited items secured in your vehicle.
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Acceptable Items* (may be subject to change per event)

NOTE: Please click here for information specific to Patriots games.
  • All plastic bags carrying purchases made at the ProShop or Patriot Place. Contents of all bags will be inspected.
  • Electrical items, such as small transistor radios, small TV monitors, audio recording equipment, cell phones, etc.
  • Binoculars
  • Flags with poles under 2 feet in length
  • Cameras with detachable lenses; however, during concerts a camera’s lens cannot extend beyond the length of a credit card
*All acceptable items will be checked by security to ensure they are what they appear to be.
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Banner Policy

Stadium management reserves the right to approve all banners.

Banners and flags may be prohibited due to space availability, banner or flag size, interference with other fans or message content.
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Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in Gillette Stadium. For Tufts Health Plan’s Ten Steps to Stop Smoking, click here. To learn about the health benefits of quitting smoking, click here.
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Medical Supplies or Dietary Considerations

Please submit an email at least 48 hours before an event requesting permission to bring in medical supplies or for special dietary needs to Kelly Way at

You will hear back within 48 hours of sending your email.
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Fan Code of Conduct

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Security Assistance During an Event

If you require assistance during an event please send security operations an anonymous text at (508)928-3838 or text the word CONDUCT to 78247.

Stadium security believes all patrons should have a fun and safe visit to Gillette Stadium. Please make security aware of any and all issues so they can be solved in a timely and professional manner.
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Lost & Found

Any lost items that were turned in during an event may be found at the Guest Service booths located on the 100- and 300-level concourses midfield/ 50-yard line.

Items not claimed during or immediately following an event are brought to Security Command (508)384-9205.
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Letters of Disinvite

Guests who abuse stadium policies may be subject to a letter of disinvite. For questions related to issued letters please contact Kelly Way at

Please click here for information regarding the Fan Conduct Class.

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Designated Driver Program

Be a HERO, Be a Designated Driver at Gillette Stadium. Fans can pledge to stay sober and ensure a safe ride home for their friends and family. Visit the Patriots Designated Driver page or the Revolution Designated Driver page to learn more about the program.
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