A-Z Guide and Policy

Everything you need to know about Finley Stadium, from A to Z.

A

1826 Reggie White Blvd Chattanooga, TN 37408

Inside of Stadium:

  • All guests purchasing alcohol must present a valid ID for each purchase.
  • No alcohol will be sold to guests who appear to be impaired.
  • Alcohol sales on the concourses and in the seating areas will generally terminate at the end of the third quarter (football games) or the 75th minute (soccer games).
  • 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.
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the stadium. Any attempt to bring alcohol into the stadium will be considered a violation of the Fan Code of Conduct and may result in the guests being ejected, arrested, or tickets being revoked.
  • All guests must finish and dispose of alcoholic beverages before exiting the stadium.

Finley Stadium welcomes certified, leashed service animals following the ADA title II and III Law.

Please note that comfort animals, emotional support animals, and therapy dogs are not considered service animals under Title II and Title III of the ADA. Other animals, whether wild or domestic, trained or untrained, are not considered service animals. A doctor’s letter does not turn an animal into a service animal; unfortunately, animals identified under these categories will be denied access to the stadium.

B

To enhance safety and expedite fan entry at Finley Stadium events, we have adopted an identical Bag Policy as many other stadiums around the United States, including Neyland Stadium and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Only one clear plastic bag no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or a one-gallon, transparent, resealable plastic storage bag per person will be permitted. Fans will also be allowed a small clutch purse not to exceed 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches.

No other bags will be allowed inside Finley Stadium. All items, including clear bags and clutch purses, are subject to search at the gates.

Guests with non-complying bags can store their items in their cars.

All bags are subject to be checked.

To learn more about Clear Bag Policy CLICK HERE.

C

Permitted:
Handheld digital or film cameras, including Go Pro cameras, with a lens less than 6” in length (detachable or non-detachable), are permitted into Finley Stadium as long as their use does not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of the event. Please note that camera cases and bags accompanying personal cameras must meet the stadium’s Clear Bag Policy. Otherwise, they will be denied entry.

Not permitted:
Tripods, monopods, “selfie sticks,” and cameras with a lens longer than 6″ (detachable or non-detachable) will not be permitted into the stadium. Additionally, camera cases and bags that do not meet the stadium’s Clear Bag Policy guidelines and specifications will not be permitted.
Please note that while digital cameras and related pictures are welcome and permitted (unless otherwise indicated within the stadium), video cameras and video recording of events in any manner or through any device are strictly prohibited.

For the safety of all our guests, containers cannot be carried into Finley Stadium. This includes coolers, glass bottles, and cans. Please see any of our security staff members for assistance if you have a medical need. Also, empty, clear plastic water bottles are not permissible.

D

Diapers and non-medically necessary items for babies and young children should be carried in a clear bag. An infant/child must accompany a diaper bag.

Enter in the following address into Google maps, Mapquest or a GPS unit:

1826 Reggie White Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37402

 

From Atlanta

Take I-75 North to I-24 West to US 27 North (Downtown Chattanooga). Exit at Main Street (Exit 1). Turn left onto Main Street. Take an immediate right onto Carter Street. Finley Stadium is straight ahead. The main parking lot is on the left.

 

From Birmingham

Take I-59 North to I-24 East to US 27 North (Downtown Chattanooga). Exit at Main Street (Exit 1). Turn left onto Main Street. Take an immediate right onto Carter Street. Finley Stadium is straight ahead. The main parking lot is on the left.

 

From Knoxville

Take I-75 South to I-24 West to US 27 North (Downtown Chattanooga). Exit at Main Street (Exit 1). Turn left onto Main Street. Take an immediate right onto Carter Street. Finley Stadium is straight ahead. The main parking lot is on the left.

 

From Memphis

Take I-40 East to Nashville. From Nashville, take I-24 East to Chattanooga. Exit onto US 27 North(Downtown Chattanooga). Exit at Main Street (Exit 1). Turn left onto Main Street. Take an immediate right onto Carter Street. Finley Stadium is straight ahead. The main parking lot is on the left.

 

From Nashville

Take I-24 East to US 27 North (Downtown Chattanooga). Exit at Main Street (Exit 1). Turn left onto Main Street. Take an immediate right onto Carter Street. Finley Stadium is straight ahead. The main parking lot is on the left.

Finley Stadium is located within a No Fly Zone. We do not allow drones of any kind to be on the campus.

E

Elevators are for Press Box and Skybox access only. Guests and Media must have proper credentials to enter the Press Box or Skybox levels. Elevators are located at the VIP Entrance that are the two double glass doors that are located between the St. Elmo gates. See Map for visual of the stadium.

In the event of an emergency at Finley Stadium, event staff, event security and police officers are available to assist all guests. Pertinent information regarding the emergency and evacuation procedures will be provided over the public-address system and the scoreboard.

F

Finley is committed to creating a safe and enjoyable environment for all fans. All fans are expected to adhere to the Fan Code of Conduct while inside the stadium and on the surrounding property. The Fan Code of Conduct applies to all ticket holders at Finley Stadium, as well as the conduct of their guests. 

 

Violations to the Fan Code of Conduct include, but are not limited to:

  • Any conduct deemed inappropriate or dangerous to fans,participants or team members.
  • Drunk and/or disorderly conduct
  • Entering a seating area without the correct ticket
  • Entering the field of play without authorization 
  • Fighting or inciting a fight
  • Throwing or kicking any objects onto the field
  • Using profanity and/or other offensive, racial, obscene, or abusive gestures toward or in reference to players, coaches, referees, fans, performers, or other staff members.

Guests are reminded that attempting to enter or access the playing field without the proper credentials is a violation of the Fan Code of Conduct and is grounds for immediate ejection and arrest.

Guests that require medical assistance are encouraged to contact any nearby stadium Team Member or Security Personnel.

There is 1 First Aid location in the Stadium:

  • On the South Concourse between the main concession and main bar areas. See Map for visual.

Finley Stadium offers several Food & Beverage options for fans and supporters. Concessions and Alcohol Beverages are available for purchase throughout the concourse.

We are encouraging cashless payment! As times change, we are changing with them! Cash is still accepted, but sale locations are limited throughout the stadium. All alcoholic beverage sales will stop at the 75th minute for soccer matches and at the end of the third quarter for football games. All alcoholic drinks must be thrown away or finished before exiting the facility.

Fans are not permitted to bring in their own food and beverage from outside of the stadium.

Finley Stadium offers a variety of menu options throughout the Main Concourse, including popular local food vendors Miller's Lemonade, Kettlecorn Man, Windy City Eatz, and I Love Tacos. Alcohol can be served on premises at appropriate events. A preferred caterer's list is available obtain request. 

G

In days leading up to the event, be on the lookout for an email from CFC or UTC. that will include specific event day information and details. This email will help to prepare you for event day!

Currently, gates will open 1 hour (60 minutes) before CFC matches and 1.5 hours (90 minutes) prior to UTC football games start time.

The Guest Service Center is located at the VIP Entrance that are the two double glass doors that are located between the St. Elmo gates. See Map for visual of the stadium.

I

Finley Stadium is equipped with high-speed wireless internet in partnership with EPB Fiber Optics in the Stadium Club, Luxury Skyboxes, Press Boxes and areas for working Press, Teams, and Staff. 

L

Guests looking to claim or report lost items should do so at the nearest Guest Service Center located at the VIP Entrance that are the two double glass doors that are located between the St. Elmo gates or call 423.266.4041. See Map for visual of the stadium.

A lost person should be brought to the Main Guest Service Center located at the VIP Entrance that are the two double glass doors that are located between the St. Elmo gates. See Map for visual of the stadium. You may also notify the nearest police officer or security personnel to further assist you.

M

Click here to view stadium and surrounding area.

Masks that fully cover or conceal identity are not permitted at Finley Stadium.

Face painting is permitted as long as it does not fully conceal the identity of the guest.

All Media must enter through the VIP Entrance with proper credentials. This entrance is the two double glass doors that are located between the St. Elmo gates. See Map for visual of the stadium.

N

Musical instruments or any types of noise making devices are not permitted inside Finley Stadium. This includes, but is not limited to, items like air horns, cow belles and whistles.

P

All lots on the Finley Stadium / First Horizon Pavilion campus are private and pay-only;  no free parking is available anytime.


The red zones are frequent road closures; it is both unsafe and illegal to drive through a road closure, and you will receive a ticket!


Special event parking pricing will vary depending on the event. Kiosks do accept credit cards, and ParkMobile is also accepted via your mobile phone account. Click here for more info.

​​Finley Stadium is the perfect spot to host your next event! Finley has unique event spaces that can accommodate seated dinners, fundraisers, board meetings, and field days . With an experienced staff that is committed to keeping your event safe, healthy, and within CDC Guidelines, we will work with you to create an unforgettable experience.
To learn more about Private Events at Finley Stadium, including our new health and safety protocols, CLICK HERE.

Email us at events@finleystadium.com to start the planning and book your event today!

Finley Stadium is a non-smoking, non-vaping and tobacco free campus. The use of any tobacco based products, e-cigarettes and vaporizers, inside of the stadium or within the immediate gate plazas, is strictly prohibited.

 

Additional prohibited items and behaviors at Finley Stadium include, but are not limited to: 

  • Alcoholic beverages, cans, bottles and coolers
  • Drunk and/or disorderly conduct
  • Entering a seating area without the correct ticket
  • Entering the field of play without authorization 
  • Fighting or inciting a fight
  • Folding chairs or camp chairs
  • Glass or plastic bottles 
  • Laser Pointers 
  • Open umbrellas
  • Outside food, snacks and beverages
  • Radios without headphones
  • Selfie sticks, artificial noisemakers
  • Stadium seats with arms or pockets
  • Throwing or kicking any objects onto the field
  • Using profanity and/or other offensive, racial, obscene, or abusive gestures toward or in reference to players, coaches, referees, fans, performers, or other staff members.  
  • Video cameras, professional cameras or cameras with detachable lenses
  • Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives

No items can be left or stored at the gates.

R

To ensure all guests can enjoy the event, personal radios/smart phones must be used with headphones inside Finley Stadium.

In accordance with Finley Stadium security procedures, guests may not exit and re-enter the stadium using the same ticket.

S

Finley Stadium is a non-smoking, non-vaping and tobacco free campus. The use of any tobacco based products, e-cigarettes and vaporizers, inside of the stadium or within the immediate gate plazas, is strictly prohibited.

Violators of this policy may be ejected from the stadium. All Season Ticket holders are responsible for their conduct as well as the conduct of their accompanying guests and/or persons using their tickets.

Strollers and car seats are permitted inside of Finley Stadium, but must be checked by security before entering the stadium.

T

In order to produce an enhanced fan experience, and to maintain full compliance with Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Control laws and local ordinances, only trained and licensed bartenders will be allowed to transport and serve alcoholic beverages (beer, wine and spirits) during pregame activities at the First Tennessee Pavilion and Finley Stadium.

BYOB, or “brown-bagging” during tailgates, are not permissible under current state and local laws.

U

Large Umbrellas are prohibited. An umbrella must be under 33 inches to be allowed in the building and must remain closed inside the building.

 

W

Guests are not permitted to bring firearms or any other weapons, including pocket knives inside Finley Stadium. This includes off-duty law enforcement officials attending the event.

Finley is pleased to provide wheelchair assistance for mobility impaired guests. For assistance, the nearest guest service or staff member can assist.

Located behind sections 101 and 112.

For CFC Matches, walk-up tickets available at the box office, located outside the St. Elmo Gates. To learn more please visit: chattanoogafc.com 

For UTC Football games, will call is located just outside and to the right of the Pavilion Ticket Booth at the First Horizon Pavilion. Will call opens four hours prior to kickoff. Proper identification is required to pick up your tickets. To learn more please visit: gomocs.com