SECURITY


WEST POINT ENTRY

  • All entry gates to West Point open six (6) hours prior to kickoff.
    • Thayer Gate - Green or General Public Parking Pass
    • Stony Lonesome Gate - Red Parking Pass and/or handicap accessibility
    • Washington Gate - Blue or General Public Parking Pass
  • All parking lots open six (6) hours prior to kickoff. Parking lot access is dependent on parking pass.
  • All vehicles entering West Point on football game days must purchase parking. Parking can be purchased in advance(recommended) or upon arrival (cash only).
  • All persons 16 years of age and older must present a valid ID at installation gates.
  • All vehicles entering West Point are subject to search.
  • Please arrive at West Point as early as possible to avoid long lines and delays. The amount of time it takes to enter West Point varies, but it is a good rule of thumb to allow approximately one hour from the time you arrive at the main security gate to enter, park, and take a shuttle to your desired location. Entrance into Michie Stadium will also be slower closer to game time. It is suggested to allow at least 20-30 minutes when entering and finding your seats.


MICHIE STADIUM ENTRY

  • Stadium gates open two (2) hours prior to kickoff.
  • Please use the gate indicated on your ticket when entering Michie Stadium.
  • All persons entering Michie Stadium on game day must go through security checkpoints.
  • Please enter the stadium as early as possible in order to avoid long lines at stadium entrances.
  • To expedite Michie Stadium entry, enter the gate that is indicated on your ticket.


GAME DAY POLICIES AND SERVICES

ALCOHOL POLICY
All fans purchasing alcohol, who appear to be under 30 years of age, must have a valid ID. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the stadium. No alcohol is permitted to leave the club or suite areas. Persons who appear to be intoxicated and/or acting disorderly or passing alcohol to minors will be ejected from the stadium.

BANNERS AND SIGNS
Event-related banners and signs are permitted, providing they are in good taste as determined by the Army Athletic Association. Signs may not be hung or displayed on the stadium structure, playing fields, or held in any way that obstructs stadium signage or a fan's view. Signs on sticks or poles will not be permitted.

CODE OF CONDUCT
Army promotes good sportsmanship and a safe environment for all fans. In order to keep Army Football games as enjoyable as possible, we ask that you respect others around you at all times. If a ticket holder's conduct endangers or disrupts players, coaches, officials, or other patrons, the Army Athletic Association reserves the right to remove the ticket holder from the premises.

LOST CHILDREN
ID bracelets for children are available at the Guest Services booths throughout the stadium (Gates 1, 3, 6A and 7). If you become separated from your child during an event, please contact the nearest guest service staff member or security personnel. Parents looking for lost children will be directed to the Operation Center in Section 24.

ITEMS AND BEHAVIOR PROHIBITED AT MICHIE STADIUM

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals*
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Bags/Backpacks
  • Bottles, cans, or beverage containers of any kind (to include water)*
  • Firearms, Knives, and Weapons of any kind
  • Food*
  • Footballs or throwing objects
  • Laser Pointers
  • Signs or flags on sticks or poles
  • Smoking
  • Trespassing/Soliciting
  • Umbrellas
  • Noisemakers
  • Profanity
* Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs.

GUEST SERVICES
Guest service tents are staffed specifically trained personnel to respond to all types of guest inquiries and/or suggestions. Sport schedules, game day guides, parking information, lost/found items, child ID bracelets and other information is available.

TENT LOCATIONS
Inside the stadium at Gate 6a and outside the stadium near Gates 4 and 5.

TEXT GUEST SERVICES
Looking for Guest Services? Security? ATM? Text: KNIGHTS to: 78247


MICHIE STADIUM EMERGENCY INFORMATION

West Point makes every reasonable effort to protect your well-being. However, safety is ultimately an individual responsibility. Use your common sense and good judgment in assessing risks and taking appropriate action. The information provided in this guide should enhance your understanding of emergency procedures and, consequently, your ability to act should the unforeseeable occur.

To Report a Public Safety Issue. Contact any stadium official or call 845-938-3333 or 911 if it is an emergency.

Public Address Announcements. Should an emergency occur, instructions will be provided through the stadium's public address system. Public safety personnel located throughout the stadium may also provide instructions.

Medical. For medical attention, alert a stadium official or call 845-938-6909 or 911 to request assistance. Remember to provide the location (section, row, and seat number) and nature of the emergency. A First Aid Station is located near Gate 3 (Section 26) in the northeast section of the stadium.

Evacuation. Should there be an immediate need to evacuate Michie Stadium, you will receive instructions via the public address systems.

  • Be aware of your location in the stadium at all times.
  • If you see suspicious behavior, report it immediately to a stadium official.
  • Upon arriving at your seat location, locate the nearest exit (and an alternate exit) in case of an emergency.
  • Listen, watch for and follow instructions from the public address systems and/or stadium officials.
  • If traveling with others, pre-determine a location away from the stadium to meet in case you get separated.
  • Be prepared to walk to a safe area; shuttle service might not operate during an emergency.
  • Assist those with special needs without endangering yourself or others.
If an evacuation is ordered, in most cases you should leave the area. In some situations, such as severe weather, it may be advisable to leave the stadium but seek nearby shelter.