Please review the Tropicana Field security policies regarding which items are permitted to be brought in with you during your next Rays game.
Heightened ballpark security initiatives continue for all games at Tropicana Field.
These initiatives include:
Increased presence of uniformed law enforcement at all games.
Daily facility inspection by stadium and law enforcement personnel
prior to the opening of gates to the public.
Identification and inspection of all ballpark deliveries.
Prohibition of coolers, large backpacks or large bags in any ballpark;
smaller bags, backpacks and other articles to be inspected prior to
entry. Bags, backpacks or other articles must fit within a space
of 16" x 16" x 8" (16 inches long, 16 inches tall,
and 8 inches wide). Articles or bags fans intend to bring into
Tropicana Field must fit within a container of these dimensions. Fans
will find these containers at each gate at Tropicana Field.
Unauthorized vehicle parking prohibited within 100 feet of any ballpark
exterior; parking lots to be inspected daily and unattended vehicles
Security awareness training for all club personnel and detailed review
of all existing security personnel.
Heightened security policies established by the Tampa Bay Rays
and Tropicana Field will remain in effect throughout the season.
We would like to remind you that these enhanced security measures are
for your safety. We understand that this is an added inconvenience,
however due to the nature of current world events, we feel they are
The following items are prohibited from Tropicana Field
Bags/purses in excess of 16" x 16" x 8"
Backpacks in excess of 16" x 16" x 8"
Items that could be projectiles
Cameras with 12" or more lenses
Brooms in excess of 4 feet in height
Coolers of any kind
Anything that can obstruct a fans view
Wrapped presents and/or gifts of any kind*
*Please note that if you have a planned party of any kind
that includes gifts, we advise either wrapping the gift item
at Tropicana Field after the item has been inspected or place
the unboxed gift item in a gift bag. Our security staff will
ask guests to open any wrapped items.
If any of the above items are discovered at our gates, our security
staff members will ask that you return these items to your vehicle
or be thrown away. Prohibited items will not be stored at the
gates or guest services.
Stadium operations officials at Tropicana Field will follow
these procedures in addition to the rules and regulations currently existing
at the facility.
The Rays would like all fans to review current Tropicana
Field rules and regulations which include the following:
• Stay Alert: Baseballs hit into the
stands can be dangerous. Fans may keep any baseballs hit into the
• Fan Interference: Major League Baseball rules require
that fans not go onto the field, throw objects onto the field or interfere
with balls still in play. Violation may result in ejection from Tropicana
Field and prosecution.
• Smoking: There is no smoking in seating areas. There
are designated smoking areas on the open-air gate ramps and in the
• Food/Drinks/Containers: Patrons are allowed to bring food into Tropicana Field.
All food items must be wrapped, bagged, or contained within a soft-sided container that shall not exceed 16"x16"x 8".
Patrons are allowed to bring in single-serving juice boxes and sealed plastic water bottles (no larger than one liter).
Items not allowed are cans, thermoses, ice chests, bottles, glass containers or any other non-collapsible container or object deemed hazardous.
• Fan Behavior is important to the comfort of our other
guests. Profanity, abusive language, inappropriate dress or conduct
deemed disorderly, unruly or disruptive by Tropicana Field management
is grounds for ejection. Solicitation of contributions and distribution
of literature on stadium property are prohibited.
• Banners and signs are permitted and may be displayed
in the stadium as long as they do not interfere with the playing field
or other stadium signage, or inhibit other guests' views, and are in
good taste as determined by Tropicana Field management. Tropicana Field
management reserves the right to remove any sign displayed on the property.
• Bats, brooms and umbrellas are allowed inside the stadium.
If these items interfere with another guest's enjoyment of the game,
you will be asked to store them under your seat.
• Beach balls and Frisbees and other objects are not to
be throw in the stadium and will be confiscated.
• Noise makers, air horns, laser pointers and any other
irritating or distracting items are prohibited and will be confiscated.
• Electronic equipment: Radios and televisions
are allowed in the stadium as long as they do not interfere with
other fans' enjoyment of the game. Cameras (still and video) are
permitted in the stadium provided they are for personal use only
and do not result in obstruction of other fans' view. Tripods are
prohibited. The taping of game footage and the transmission of any
description or reproduction of game activity are prohibited.