2022 Game Day Guide: Parking, Traffic Tickets and other information
On behalf of Alabaster City Schools, Thompson High School and the Thompson Athletics Department, weare excited to welcome you to Thompson High School this season. Please review the following information pertinent to game day. Included you will find information and directions that will be useful as you join us this year.
TRAFFIC AND PARKING
The area around Warrior Stadium will feature a specific traffic plan designed to ease entry and exit. ALL traffic should enter campus from Thompson Road or Kent Dairy Road. General parking is located around campus for all vehicles not displaying a parking pass. Reserved parking is located on top of the hill in the yellow, green and red zones. You will find an enclosed map detailing the traffic and parking areas.
TICKETS AND SEATING
General admission tickets are available for purchase on GoFan or at the gate for $12 - $15. We DO NOT accept cash for ticket transactions at Warrior Stadium.
Fans must enter through the designated gates on the East and West sides of the stadium. The designated “visitor” entry gates are on the East side of the stadium.
Sections 1-7 of the stadium, on the home, West side are designated for home crowd seating seating. Furthermore, there will be no access to sections 4, U4 & U5 without a marked ticket and/or pass. All other seating is designated as general admission. The visiting team will be seated on the East sideline in sections 8-12. All visitor seating is general admission.
Fans entering through the pass gate will enter through a special access gate at the Northwest end of Warrior Stadium. Only individuals with approved credentials will be able to enter through the pass gate. AHSAA coaching cards will only be accepted at this gate.
Stadium access will be determined via authorized credentials. Access to areas other than ticketed areas, ie the press box, field or locker rooms will only be granted based on specific credentials and permissions. Credentialed individuals will not be allowed to access reserved seating without a numbered ticket.
Coaching card carriers must enter through the past gate, located at behind the field house at the East end of the stadium. Individuals entering via a coaching card will only be allowed seating in a general admission area. AHSAA rules apply
STADIUM RULES AND GUIDELINES
Warrior Stadium Policies
Policy: Public address announcements are restricted to emergency situations only and must be requested through the Alabaster Police or Thompson High School Administration. Please dial 911 for emergency situations.
Backpacks and Bags
Purses, diaper bags and reasonably sized bags are permitted inside Warrior Stadium. Clear bags are preferred. However, all bags will be subject to search and inspection. Unattended bags will be removed immediately.
Thompson High School recommends fans only bring what is absolutely necessary with you to THS Athletics venues - phone, wallet, money, credit cards, car keys. Please leave all unnecessary items at home or in your vehicle. Backpacks and bags may not be stored at the gates or outside of the venue - any unattended bags will be confiscated and removed immediately (all items will be discarded). Thompson High School Athletics is not responsible for the care or security of any items left unattended.
Banners, Poles and Umbrellas
Policy: Banners may NOT be hung and poles and umbrellas may NOT be brought into Warrior Stadium unless approved by Thompson High School Athletic Administration. Banners, flags, poles and umbrellas in Warrior Stadium can be a nuisance to other fans by obstructing their view of the game and can create safety concerns for those in the area. Cheerleading banners hung in a manner that does not obstruct fan experience are permitted.
Beverage Policy (Alcohol)
Policy: The possession or consumption of alcohol in areas of Warrior Stadium and on any Alabaster City Schools campus is expressly prohibited. Stadium personnel and law enforcement agencies will enforce this policy. Persons who are intoxicated or who are in possession of alcohol are subject to arrest and ejection from the stadium. No outside food and drink will be allowed in Warrior Stadium
Policy: Cameras are permitted in Warrior Stadium for both fans and working news media. All photos taken in Warrior Stadium must be for editorial or personal use only and may not be used for advertising, promotions or other trade purposes, or any other commercial or promotional endeavor, without the permission of Thompson High School. Contact the Thompson High School Athletic Department at (205) 685-6700 Ext. 6779 with any questions.
Re-Entry to Warrior Stadium
Policy: No Passes out permitted for this event
Smoking & Tobacco Use
Policy: Smoking and the use of all tobacco products on any Alabaster City Schools campus is prohibited. This prohibition applies to all individuals while on any ACS campus, including faculty, staff, students, administrators, contractors, and visitors. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, snuff, pipes, and chewing tobacco are not permitted
Policy: All Thompson High School home football games are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Central time, In accordance with AHSAA policy, unless otherwise noted relative to the event.
Policy: The throwing of objects from the stands is strictly prohibited and is cause for immediate ejection.
Tickets, Seating and Entry
Gates will open at two hours prior to kickoff. Fans must enter through the gates along the East and West concourse of the stadium. Fans entering through the pass gate will enter through a gate at the North end of Warrior Stadium next to the Tennis Courts. Only individuals with approved credentials will be able to enter through the pass gate.
Stadium access will be determined via authorized credentials. Access to areas other than ticketed areas, ie the press box, field or locker rooms will only be granted based on specific credentials and permissions. Coaching card carriers must enter through the pass gate and will only be allowed seating in a general admission area.
Policy: Video cameras are not permitted in Warrior Stadium except for the working news media.