SEC SPECTATOR EXPECTATIONS
The members of the Southeastern Conference stand unified
in our pursuit of sportsmanship at all of our athletic events and venues.
We believe that “Good Sports are Winners”.
Please adhere to the guidelines of the SEC (as identified below):
Unless authorized by school officials, spectators are not allowed on the playing surface at any time (before, during, or after competitions).
Student sections must sit or stand in the bleachers.
Standing on the floor at indoor events is not permitted.
“Rushing” the field or court is not allowed at any time.
Cheer positively for your team and not against the opponent or officials.
Cheers and taunts directed at individual athletes on opposing teams will not be tolerated.
Profane language is strictly prohibited.
Signs are to be positive and respectful.
No whiteboards are permitted.
At all indoor events, artificial noisemakers are not allowed.
Artificial noisemakers, (including but not limited to horns, cowbells, bells, buzzers, shakers, clickers, thunder sticks, rattles, and instruments not part of a band)
At outdoor events, no “boom boxes” or music is permitted by any visiting team.
Backpacks, large purses, or bags may be subject to search.
School officials retain the right to refuse admittance or remove a person(s) from an event
due to inappropriate behavior. Spectators who are removed will not be able to attend the
next event and will be reinstated at a time determined by local school officials.
Approved: January 18, 2023