Mecklenburg Phoenix Fan Code of Conduct

Mecklenburg County Middle and High School aim to provide our patrons, fans, athletes, and visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience while attending home events and athletic contests. MCMS/MCHS Administration will be implementing the following protocols:

All MCMS/MCHS students in good standing will have the opportunity to purchase game tickets and gain admission to MCMS/MCHS events.

It is recommended that students in Grade 8 or below be accompanied by an adult.

Anyone causing a disruption during the event, or who fails to comply with the MCMS/HS Phoenix Fan Code of Conduct for athletic events and/or school rules will be removed from the athletic event. MCPS students will also be subject to disciplinary action in accordance with MCPS Code of Conduct.

All fans are expected to be seated in the bleachers unless visiting the concession stand and/or using the restroom facilities. Only athletes/cheerleaders/halftime performers, officials, school personnel, or law enforcement are permitted to stand outside the confines of the bleachers during the event.

MCMS/MCHS will continue with the following safety protocols:

No bags will be allowed, including purses/clutches, backpacks, or diaper bags, etc.

As always, all Mecklenburg County Public Schools facilities are tobacco, alcohol, drug, vape, and weapon free zones.

No outside food or drink will be allowed inside the stadium and/or facilities.

Metal detectors may be used. All items and individuals are subject to search at all entrances.

No Passes out.

Mecklenburg County Public Schools reserves the right to refuse entry to events to any individual based on validity of tickets/passes, facility capacity, good standing, and/or previous behavior.

Mecklenburg County Middle and High School are committed to a safe and respectful playing environment and game day experience that respects the rights of each and every guest. All fans are expected to abide by the standards of behavior as outlined in our Phoenix Fan Code of Conduct.

The Phoenix Fan Code of Conduct requires guests to refrain from the following:
Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, threatening, or illegal in nature.

Foul or abusive language, obscene gestures and/or disparaging commentary.

Verbally arguing or causing a disturbance.

Fighting, battery, assault, any type of physical violence, instigation, incitement, or encouragement of a confrontation.

Failing to follow instructions of MCMS/MCHS Administration and Faculty/Staff, and Law Enforcement.

Offensive language or obscene gestures, to include the use of such language or gestures concerning a person’s race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, creed, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or national origin; or to instigate, incite or encourage a confrontation or physical/verbal assault and/or battery.

Any conduct deemed inappropriate or dangerous to fans, participants or team members *(including, but not limited to Virginia High School League guidelines for expected conduct at VHSL sanctioned events).

Conduct that results in damage to school property or other personal property.

Smoking and/or vaping.

Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance use/impairment that results in irresponsible behavior.

Possession of banned substances, items, and/or weapons.

Violators of the Phoenix Fan Code of Conduct will be removed from the athletic event.

Violators may be restricted from future games and students are subject to the MCPS code of conduct.

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