Rumble at the River Game Day Information
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In consideration of all guests, please try to keep all aisles and vomitories clear.
All Paul Brown Stadium gates will open two hours prior to kickoff. Children under the age of two will not be required to have a ticket to gain admission. Once you enter the stadium, you may not exit and then re-enter. Medical emergencies are the ONLY exceptions.
Ticket stubs should be retained throughout the game to allow ushers to verify seat locations to which holders are entitled.
The following alcohol policies are in place to ensure that all guests enjoy the event in a safe and comfortable environment.
- No alcohol will be sold to a guest who appears to be intoxicated
- Guests passing alcohol to minors will be ejected and subject to arrest
- Guests possessing alcohol who do not have proof of being at least 21 years of age may be ejected
- We reserve the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any guest.
ATMs are located throughout the stadium for guest convenience at the following locations:
- Outside Stadium - North Plaza outside Gate C
- North Plaza - inside the Pro Shop
- East Sideline - Section 140
- West Sideline - Section 114
- East Canopy - Section 344
- West Canopy - Section 314
- East Club - Section 241
- West Club - Section 212
Guests may only bring bags into the stadium that are smaller than 16" by 16" by 8". All bags are subject to search.
To help assure an enjoyable football viewing experience for all fans attending games at Paul Brown Stadium, guests must observe the following policy:
Banners may be hung from the stadium façade provided they otherwise meet these requirements. Stadium management reserves the right to prohibit banners due to space availability and message content
- Banners must not contain profane or obscene material
- Banners must not be hung, held or carried in a manner that interferes with or obstructs the view of other guests
- Banners must not cover or obscure any fixed or electronic Paul Brown Stadium signage
- Banners must not be affixed to poles or sticks
- Banners may not be larger than 3 ft x 3 ft.
- Banners may not be hung over field wall graphics.
Small cameras are permitted in Paul Brown Stadium. However, please refrain from the use of flash photography. Video cameras will not be permitted in Paul Brown Stadium.
Children under the age of two (2) are not required to have a ticket to enter the stadium.
Club Seat Access
Club Seat guests may enter Paul Brown Stadium at the designated Club entries adjacent to Gates A and D as well as any other gate and may access either of the two club lounges.
Concessions & Souvenirs
A wide variety of food, drink and merchandise stands are located throughout Paul Brown Stadium.
Designated Driver Program
Designated Driver Booths are located at Gates C and D. Guests wishing to participate must be 21 years of age with a valid driver's license. In return, registered guests will receive one coupon redeemable for a soft drink during the game.
The drop-off area is located along the east side of Central Avenue between Pete Rose Way and Mehring Way, heading north on Central Avenue. Drop-off areas are available to the elderly and the disabled. Due to traffic congestion on Central Ave. the road will be closed until 30 minutes after the event. Pick up of guests after the event may begin once Central Avenue is reopened.
Elevators are reserved for use by disabled guests (along with one campanion) as well as suite holders and club seat patrons.
For the convenience of families visiting Paul Brown Stadium we have 14 family restrooms located throughout the stadium at:
- East Sideline - Sections 134 and 146
- West Sideline - Sections 104 and 116
- Plaza - Sections 102, 118, 132, 148 and 150
- North Club - Section 224
- East Canopy - Sections 337 and 343
- West Canopy - Sections 306 and 314
- East Club Lounge
- West Club Lounge
Fan Code of Conduct
The Miami RedHawks have established a "Fan Code of Conduct" for all of our season ticket holders, their guests and other fans who attend our games. We are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all of our fans, both in the stadium and in the parking lots we control around the stadium (Lots A,B,C,D,E, U,1, and Freedom Center). We want all fans attending our games to enjoy the experience in a responsible fashion.
The following behavior is prohibited in the stadium and in the parking lots listed above:
- Interference with the progress of the game (including throwing objects onto the field)
- Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption that result in rude or irresponsible behavior
- Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, or illegal in nature
- Fighting, taunting or threatening remarks or gestures
- Foul or abusive language or gestures
- Sitting in a location other than the Guest's ticketed seat
- Standing, sitting or loitering in aisles
- Standing on seats or chairs
- Smoking in any area of Paul Brown Stadium
- Displays of affection not appropriate in a public setting
- Public indecency
- Possession and/or use of illegal drugs or firearms
- Obscene, indecent or offensive clothing
- Failing to comply with instructions from ushers, parking attendants, security or law enforcement
- Interfering with other fans ability to enjoy the game
"The Mid-American Conference and Miami University promote good sportsmanship by its student-athletes, coaches and fans. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Profanity, racial or sexist comments, or other intimidating actions directed at officials, players, coaches, team representatives or game day workers will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal from this stadium. Also, the throwing of any object onto the playing surface is prohibited."
The Miami RedHawks and Paul Brown Stadium thank you for adhering to our Fan Code of Conduct.
Fan Information Booths are located by Gates A and D. We value the input of our guests regarding their experience at Paul Brown Stadium. Please feel free to request a comment card at one of our Fan Information Booths. Your comments help us make your visit to Paul Brown Stadium more enjoyable.
First Aid stations are located throughout the stadium at:
East Sideline - Section 136
West Sideline - Section 116
North Plaza - Section 129
East Canopy - Section 334
West Canopy - Section 316
There are seven (7) entry gates. All entrances are accessible for guests with disabilities.
Gate A is located on the West Sideline off Central Avenue
Gate B is located on the Northwest Plaza. This will serve as the Player-Guest and Recruit Entrance
Gate C is located on the Northeast Plaza
Gate D is located on the East Plaza off Elm Street
Gate E is located on the Southeast Plaza off Mehring Way
East Club VIP
West Club VIP
GATES OPEN TWO HOURS PRIOR TO KICKOFF
Every lot provides handicapped parking spaces for season ticket holders with passes for the lot. In addition, single-game parking is available for handicapped patrons in Lot 1, which is located at the corner of Pete Rose Way and Central Avenue.
Handicapped parking in Lot 1 is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Paul Brown Stadium has over 1000 handicapped seating areas available; if you have special seating needs please contact the Miami Athletic Ticket Office. The ticket office is open Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.. On game day, handicapped seating can be arranged by visiting the North Ticket office (located between Gate B and Gate C on the north end of the stadium).
Tailgate Town is a pregame event located in the Southeast corner on the Plaza. It begins two (2) hours prior to kickoff and ends at the start of the game. The Jungle Zone consists of the following attractions:
- Food and Beverage
- Group Private Party Tents
- Free Interactive Games
Lost and Found
Any items found should be turned in immediately to a Fan Information Booth, located at Gates A and D. To inquire about lost items, please contact Paul Brown Stadium Security at 513-455-4850, Monday through Friday. All items must be picked up within 30 days.
For any medical emergency while inside Paul Brown Stadium, notify any Paul Brown Stadium Team Member, who will contact medical assistance. If patrons know in advance that they may need to exit Paul Brown Stadium for a medical emergency, they may register at the Plaza Level First Aid room located in the north end zone closest to Gate C, prior to or upon departure for later admittance.
Season parking passes for Yager Stadium WILL NOT BE HONORED at Paul Brown Stadium. Parking in all lots near Paul Brown Stadium will be $20 per car.
You and your belongings may be searched upon entry into the stadium. By tendering a ticket and entering the stadium, you consent to such searches and waive any related claims that you might have against Miami University, the University of Kentucky, the NCAA, their affiliates and stadium landlord, or their agents. If you elect not to consent to the searches, you will be denied entry into the stadium.
Patrons may not enter the playing field at any time. VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED.
Only accredited members of the media, authorized gameday staff, and personnel from both teams are permitted access to the Press Box.
Due to limited parking, we encourage patrons to utilize public transportation. Drop off area for Metro is located under Second Street in the Transit Center.
Radios and Televisions
Hand-held radios and televisions are permitted as long as you listen with an earpiece or headphone. Please be considerate of neighboring fans when using radios or televisions.
Guests leaving the stadium before or during events will not be allowed back into the stadium. Medical emergencies are the ONLY exceptions.
Resale of Tickets
No person, firm or corporation shall engage in the business of ticket broker in the City of Cincinnati unless licensed as provided under city ordinance. The resale of tickets on Paul Brown Stadium property is prohibited. Violators are subject to arrest and confiscation of tickets without refund.
All guests entering the stadium will be subject to a visual search by stadium security personnel prior to entering the gates. In addition, fans that wear or bring heavy clothing, jackets or blankets will be asked to open up such items for an inspection and pat down of the item. All guests are encouraged to come early so that they may enter the stadium in a timely manner. Guests may only bring bags into the stadium that are smaller than 16" by 16" by 8".
Scoreboard Messaging and Public Announcements
Special announcements on the public address must be limited to medical and police emergencies. Paul Brown Stadium does not display birthday, anniversary or other personal messages on the scoreboard.
Paul Brown Stadium is a smoke-free facility. As a result of recent legislation, smoking is no longer permitted in any public place, including all areas of Paul Brown Stadium. Your cooperation in following this policy is appreciated. Guests who fail to comply with the policy after appropriate warnings may be subject to ejection from Paul Brown Stadium.
Tailgating is permitted in parking lots surrounding the stadium. Guests are asked to not block other parking spaces or interfere with other guests. For any questions regarding tailgating please call Central Parking at 513-946-8100.
Want to stand out from the crowd? Then you belong on the Club Level. Being a club seat patron provides all the spectacular amenities you expect in an NFL Stadium. Put yourself in the lap of luxury while enjoying the ultimate football experience. Our beautiful, air-conditioned, 40,000-square-foot Club Lounges make the perfect environment for entertaining clients and meeting friends.
You can enjoy service that brings food and beverages right to your seat, which, by the way, is wider and roomier than all other stadium seating.
For your enjoyment, the Club is open for members 90 minutes prior to kickoff. You'll find everything from prime rib to sinfully rich desserts and full-service bars, allowing you to dine in style with breathtaking views of the Cincinnati skyline and Ohio River. And of course, throughout the game, traditional football fare is available at concession stands throughout the Club Lounges. And, while other fans wait in traffic after the game, you can enjoy post-game food and beverage items while watching the late NFL games.
Gourmet and traditional food and beverages are available in the club lounge.
Club Seat Features
- The Best Seats in the House
- Mid-level of stadium
- Extra-wide, weather-protected, cushioned seats with more legroom
- Exclusive Club Membership, providing Club access directly behind your seats
- Gourmet and traditional food and beverages
- Waiter/Waitress service at your seat
- More than 40 televisions featuring DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket
- Air-Conditioned/Heated Clubs
- Comfortable rest room facilities
- Food and beverages available 90 minutes postgame
Paul Brown Stadium
Location: The stadium is approximately five blocks west of Great American Ballpark. It is bordered by Pete Rose Way on the north, Mehring Way on the south, Elm Street on the east and Central Avenue on the west. The southern border of the stadium is one block from the Ohio River, and will be connected to the riverfront with a public park.
- From I-75 Southbound, use exits at Freeman Avenue and 2nd Street.
- From I-75 Northbound, use exits at 2nd Street and 5th Street in Ohio.
- From I-71 Southbound, use exits at 3rd Street or Gilbert Avenue.
- From I-471 Northbound, use exits at 3rd Street or 6th Street.
Dimensions: The stadium covers approximately 22 acres and is 157 feet high.
Seating Capacity: The stadium has 65,535 seats on three levels, including 7,600 club seats and 114 private suites.
Playing Surface: In 2004, Paul Brown Stadium installed a new FieldTurf playing surface. FieldTurf's surface looks, feels and plays like natural grass. It offers a consistent playing surface regardless of the weather conditions. The loose-fiber system is safer for players than previous synthetic surfaces. Shoes do not stick, and the softer surface minimizes compression injuries. FieldTurf's patented "infill system" replicates natural soil, and is comprised of a mixture of sand and recycled rubber.
Private Suites: Each of the 114 suites features retractable glass windows, allowing fans the option to watch in climate-controlled comfort or to bring in the outdoor experience. Suite holders enjoy premium parking, an exclusive entrance, specialized catering, personalized concierge service and elegant interior designs. Suites include 12 spacious fixed stadium seats and four elevated seats at a drink rail with a view of the game.
Club Seating: Club patrons enjoy extra-wide, padded seats at the prime football viewing level with in-seat food and beverage service, and access to the Club Level Lounges featuring fine dining as well as prime views of the downtown skyline or riverfront.
Total Enclosed Area: 1,850,000 square feet (over 40 acres)
Fully accessible: Ramps, elevators, escalators, and stairs; Accessible to handicapped individuals.
Scoreboards: Two end-zone scoreboards, both with video capability
Concessions: 56 fixed locations with varied menu themes; a total of 400 points of sale
Restroom Facilities: More than 1,200 fixtures, with separate individual family areas
Design Drawings: Over 1,700 drawings produced by the architects and engineers. Pasted together these would cover almost a half acre.
Reinforced Steel: Over 11,000 tons of steel bars to reinforce the cast in place concrete. If the average bar was one inch in diameter, this would stretch for 1,560 miles.
Cast in Place Concrete: About 95,000 cubic yards of concrete were poured
Structural Steel: Over 9,100 tons of structural steel
Doors: Over 1,200 individual doors
Electrical wiring: Over 330 miles of electrical wire was installed
Drywall: Over 1,438,000 square feet of drywall
Landscaping: Over 8,000 trees and shrubs were planted around the stadium
Frequently Asked Questions (Miami vs. Kentucky Football at Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium)
- Why is the Miami-Kentucky game being played in Cincinnati?
Greater Cincinnati is one of Miami University's largest alumni bases, including more than 40,000 alumni and more than 61,000 constituents. Moving the game to our alums' doorstep and playing in a professional venue created an opportunity we could not pass on.
- What are the ticket prices for the Miami vs. UK game?
The tickets are priced at $45 in the lower bowl, $35 in the upper bowl, and $75 in the club section.
- Does Miami's season ticket package price include the Miami vs. UK game?
Yes, the season ticket package price includes the Miami vs. UK game at a reduced rate of $30 per ticket in the lower level. That is a savings of $15 per ticket for season ticket holders.
- What if I would like to purchase club seats for the Miami vs. UK game but am already a season ticket holder?
If you are a season ticket holder you will have already paid $30 towards your seats and will only need to pay the additional $45 per ticket to sit in the club section.
- Can season ticket holders purchase more tickets to the Miami vs. UK game than they have season tickets?
Yes, season ticket holders may purchase additional tickets to the UK game at $45 per ticket in the lower bowl. The best available seating will be provided and these seats will be located as adjacent as possible to your "season tickets" for the UK game.
- How can I get the best seats in Miami's sections?
Being a season ticket holder will get you the best seat location within Miami's sections. Season ticket holders will be positioned comparable to where their season ticket location is at Yager Stadium. After season ticket holders, Red & White Club members, Miami alumni, and other Miami athletic constituents will receive preference.
- How much are Miami's football season tickets?
Miami's season tickets--including the game against Kentucky-- are only $120. Prices are even more affordably priced for Miami faculty and staff ($105), senior citizens ($110), and youth under 18 ($100).
- Besides Kentucky, what other home games are included in Miami's 2009 season ticket?
Miami's six-game home schedule not only includes the September 5 contest in the Queen City against the Wildcats, but also five games at Yager Stadium on the Oxford campus. An October 3 Family Weekend battle versus nationally ranked Cincinnati, a Homecoming game against 2008 bowl participant Northern Illinois on October 24, a Halloween contest versus intrastate rival Toledo, and exciting November games under the lights against Bowling Green and MAC Champion Buffalo make up the schedule of games located in Oxford.
- How do I order tickets if I am a Kentucky fan?
The University of Kentucky does have its own block of tickets so that Wildcat fans can sit with one another. To order tickets, call 1-800-928-2287.
- How can I order a block of tickets for the Miami-Kentucky game at Paul Brown Stadium?
If you are only interested in tickets, please call the Miami Athletic Ticket Office at 1-866-MUHawks and we can set up a block of seats for your group. If you are interested in tailgating options as well, please call the Miami Group Sales office at 513-529-4104 or 513-529-0402.
- Is there accessible seating available for purchase at Paul Brown Stadium?
Paul Brown Stadium has accessible seating in almost every section. To order accessible seating in the Miami sections call the Miami Athletic Ticket Office at 1-866-MUHawks.
- Can I purchase tickets online?
Yes, you may purchase tickets online at www.MURedHawks.com. However, our best seats are reserved for our season ticket holders, Red & White Club members and alums, so better seats may be available by calling the Miami Athletic Ticket Office at 1-866-MUHawks.
- Can I pay for my season tickets on a payment plan?
Yes, due to the challenging economic climate, if Miami season tickets are ordered by May 27, fans will be given the option of purchasing season tickets on monthly payment plans. Miami's faculty and staff can pay for their season tickets via monthly payroll deductions.
- Does my parking pass for Yager Stadium include parking at Paul Brown Stadium?
No, your parking pass for Yager Stadium is only good for games at Yager.
- How much will parking cost? What about RVs?
Parking at Paul Brown Stadium is $20 and can be ordered through the Miami Athletic Ticket Office. for the Miami vs. UK game will be handled by Paul Brown Stadium. Your parking pass at Yager Stadium is only good for games at Yager. RV Parking is $50 on game day and $75 if you arrive Friday and stay overnight.
- What advantages are there to being a Red & White Club member related to the Kentucky game?
While the greatest advantage of being an active Red & White Club member is your support of our student-athletes through annual scholarship needs, Red & White Club members will have a special hospitality opportunity at Paul Brown Stadium, in addition to being a preferred group for priority in seat assignments/allocation. Call (513) 529-8097 today to join the Red & White Club, or, visit us online at www.MURedHawks.com to sign up or learn more.