GYMNASTICS FAN GUIDE

ADA accommodations

  • Animals: Certified service animals or service animals in training for guests with disabilities are welcome at Coleman Coliseum. All service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. No other animals are allowed in the facility.

  • Parking: Parking is available in the Coleman Coliseum lot. 

  • Restrooms: Disabled accessible stalls are located in the men's and women's restrooms on the both sides of the concourse of Coleman Coliseum.

Alcohol
Alcoholic beverage containers are prohibited on the plaza and inside Coleman Coliseum.

ATMs
There are no ATMs located in or around Coleman Coliseum.

Autographs
For autographs of gymnasts and coaches, please check RollTide.com for any scheduled autograph sessions. For all other autographed item requests, please contact the University of Alabama compliance office at
compliance@ia.ua.edu.

Automotive assistance
Before, during and after the game, contact the UA Police Department at 205.348.5454 for dead battery and locked car assistance.

Baby changing stations
Baby changing stations are available in public restrooms at Coleman Coliseum.

Backpacks/Bag searches (see also Prohibited items)
Only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside Coleman Coliseum and are subject to search at all entrances.  Large bags could be an obstruction in an emergency situation; and therefore, for safety purposes, they are prohibited.

Banners (see also Prohibited items)
Banners are not allowed into the arena.

Big Al's Kids Club

The Big Al's Kids club is for children ages 12 and under.  For $25, members will receive free admission to select athletic events, a T-Shirt, membership card and more!!  For more information about the Big Al's Kids Club, please visit RollTide.com.

Binoculars
Binoculars and their cases are permitted in the building, subject to inspection at all entrances.

Box office
Tickets purchased through the Alabama Box Office charge-by-phone line (205.348.BAMA) or online at
http://www.rolltide.com/tickets/alab-tickets.html  and designated for Will Call can be picked up at the Coleman Coliseum box office during normal business hours from the time of purchase through the end of the business day prior to the event or on the day of the meet beginning 2 hours prior to the start of the meet.

Broadcasts

  • Television: Information on television broadcasts of Gymnastics meets can be found at RollTide.com.

  • Radio: All Crimson Tide Gymnastics meets are broadcast on the radio on WVUA, the University's radio station, 90.7.

Cameras/Video cameras
Cameras, other than professional cameras with lenses over six inches, are allowed in Coleman Coliseum. For the safety of the gymnasts, flash photography is strictly forbidden.  Video cameras are not permitted inside the building. 

Camps
For more information on Gymnastics camps, click
HERE and select the gymnastics brochure.

Child ticketing policy
Every person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the building. 

Concourse
The inside walkways at Coleman Coliseum circling the facility. Concession and merchandise stands and restrooms are located on the concourse level of Coleman Coliseum.

Floor access
Only authorized persons with proper credentials are allowed on the arena floor. Fans entering the arena floor area without proper credentials are subject to eviction and arrest. Credentials for floor access are not available for purchase. 

Crimson Tide Sports Marketing
Crimson Tide Sports Marketing (CTSM) is the multimedia rights holder for the University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. CTSM offers corporate customers a multitude of marketing and media sponsorship opportunities including radio, television, print, Internet, merchandise catalog, videos, special projects, game promotions, sponsorships, signage and coaches endorsements. CTSM is a joint venture between Learfield Sports and ISP Sports.  For more information regarding advertising opportunities, please call 205.348.9600.

Doors open
For the general public 2 hours prior to the start of the meet.

Elevators
An elevator located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum provides easy access to disabled seating.

Emergency
For any emergency at Coleman Coliseum, including medical emergencies, notify the nearest usher or police officer.

Evacuation
In the event of an emergency, arena staff will utilize the public address system to inform patrons of the situation and any instructions as applicable. All exits and emergency exits in the arena are clearly marked. Coleman Coliseum has wide concourses allowing for easy departure from anywhere in the building.

First aid/EMS
The first aid station is located outside section N on the arena concourse level. This station is staffed by Emergency Medical Technicians. If you are in need of medical attention, please notify the nearest usher or police officer. Arena staff are trained to call for immediate response and assistance in emergency situations. 

Food/Beverages
Patrons may not bring food or beverages, including alcoholic beverages, inside Coleman Coliseum. Concession stands are located throughout the concourse and offer a variety of food and beverages.  

Group ticket packages
Any group of 15 or more qualifies for major discounts to all home meets. For further information, please contact Kimberlee Johnson at kjohnson@ia.ua.edu.

Hotels
Information about Tuscaloosa hotel accommodations can be found on the Visitor's Guide on RollTide.com. 

Lost and found
Lost items should be reported the nearest usher/police officer.

Lost children
Lost children should be reported to the nearest usher.

Lost tickets
Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced.

Medalist Club
The official booster club for Alabama Gymnastics.  For more information about joining the Medalist Club, please refer to gymtide.com.

Meet dates and times
Alabama Gymnastics meet dates and times are subject to change. In the event a meet date or time change should occur, the information will be immediately posted on RollTide.com and will be communicated through the local media. 

Meet programs
Meet programs are available for purchase during Alabama Gymnastics home meets around the concourse or in the merchandise stand. 

Noisemakers
Southeastern Conference and NCAA rules prohibit artificial noisemakers from being brought inside the building. This includes, but is not limited to, all horns (including air horns), thunder sticks, cow bells and whistles. Prohibited items will be confiscated. 

Parking

Please refer to UAGameDay.com for information on parking locations, updates and shuttle service information.

Photographs
Photographs of Alabama Gymnastics meet action, as well as other sports, may be purchased online at
RollTide.com 

Prohibited items

  •  Alcoholic beverages

  • Bags larger than 12 x 18 inches

  • Banners

  • Beverage containers

  • Cameras (with professional, lenses over 6 inches in length)

  • Coolers

  • Equipment cases

  • Food

  • Flag poles

  • Strollers

  • Tripods

  • Video cameras

 

Publications

Posters/Schedule Cards: To purchase posters or schedule cards, please visit http://www.rolltide.com/auto_pdf/p_hotos/s_chools/alab/genrel/auto_pdf/poster_order_form.

Radios
Hand-held and pocket-sized portable radios are allowed in the building. Please be considerate of other patrons and use an earpiece or headphones to listen to your radio. 

Re-entry policy
Patrons must have a game ticket stub to re-enter Coleman Coliseum

Seating
Coleman Coliseum has an official seating capacity of 15,075 for gymnastics. For a seating diagram, please refer to the Coleman Coliseum Seating Chart Get Acrobat Reader.  

Security (also see Prohibited items)

  • Suspicious activity, disruptive patrons and guest-related problems should be reported to an usher or police officer immediately. Uncooperative patrons showing disregard for other patrons, the arena or the teams may be ejected from the building. Intoxicated fans will not be allowed into the building. An ejected patron will not be allowed to return for the remainder of the game. Re-entry by an ejected patron is grounds for arrest.

  • You and your belongings may be searched upon entry into the building. By tendering your ticket and entering the building, you consent to such searches and waive any related claims that you might have against The University of Alabama. If you elect not to consent to a search, you will not be allowed into the building.

  • To report an incident in your seating area, please notify the nearest usher, security guard or UT police officer at the entrance nearest to your seat. After the game, please email awaters@ia.ua.edu with all game day-related questions or concerns.  

Smoking policy
In accordance with University policy, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside Coleman Coliseum.  Please see an usher for designated smoking areas.

Solicitation
The University of Alabama does not permit unauthorized soliciting or collecting of contributions, vending, distribution of fliers or other promotional/advertising materials on University of Alabama property.

Souvenirs

Alabama Gymnastics merchandise is available for purchase on the concourse level of Coleman Coliseum.

Special announcements
Special announcements on the public address system and scoreboard are limited to medical and police emergencies.  Other than birthday announcements arranged through the Alabama Marketing office, personal messages will not be announced on the public address system or scoreboard.  For information on birthday packages, please visit
http://www.rolltide.com/ot/birthdays.html.

Sportsmanship

ALABAMA AND SEC FAN CODE OF CONDUCT

In the spirit of sportsmanship, fans shall:

  • Conduct themselves in a manner that represents The University of Alabama, the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA with honor, dignity and respect.

  • Demonstrate the qualities of civility and sportsmanship at all times.

  • Not use vulgar, abusive, racist, sexist, demeaning or intimidating language at any time.

  • Support the players, coaches and officials in a positive manner.

  • Treat the visiting team, coaches and fans with courtesy and respect at all times.

  • Not engage in cheers that are vulgar, crass or demeaning.

  • Refrain from throwing objects onto the field for any reason.

  • Not become inebriated or belligerent.

  • Refrain from entering the playing field at any time, including after the game.

  • Be a positive role model for those around them by treating others with courtesy and respect.

Student Section

Students must enter the doors on the West side of the Coliseum (closest to the track and Hackberry Lane) and must sit in sections S, T and U.

Telephone numbers

  • Tickets: 205.348.BAMA

  • Emergency: 205.348.5454

  • Lost and Found: 205.348.6268 or awaters@ia.ua.edu

RollTide.com
The official Web site of University of Alabama Athletics.

Ticket office
To purchase tickets, go RollTide.com or call 205.348 BAMA during regular working hours or visit the Alabama Box Office ticket location, located in the main lobby of Coleman Coliseum.

Tradition
For more on University of Alabama tradition, please visit RollTide.com.

Video cameras
Video cameras are not permitted in the building.

Water fountains
Water fountains are located on the concourse level.

Weapons
No weapons of any kind are permitted in Coleman Coliseum or any designated UA venue. This policy includes weapons used by off-duty law enforcement officers. Firearms must be secured at either the UA Police Department or within an individual's vehicle. 

Web site
RollTide.com is the official Web site of University of Alabama Athletics.

Will Call
On meet day, Will Call for tickets purchased online or over the phone is located at the box office, in the main lobby in Coleman Coliseum. Will Call opens 2 hours prior to the start of the meet. To pick up tickets in Will Call, the person picking up the tickets must bring a photo ID.

Player pass, visiting team and athletics Will Call is located in CM Newton Recruiting Room in the main lobby of Coleman Coliseum.