The rules of conduct

1. General Provisions.

1.1. The Rules described below (hereinafter – the Rules) lay down a procedure for conduct ofvisitors at Baku Olympic Stadium (hereinafter – the Stadium) during football matches and other mass events.

1.2. The entry into the Stadium assumes that visitors accept and follow those Rules which are applicable during the entire stay at the Stadium.

1.3. The administration will not hold responsibility for any things and items lost or left when staying at the Stadium.

2. Visitors will be eligible to:

2.1. Enter the area of the Stadium upon presenting one of the following documents:

– match (event) ticket;

– invitation;

– standard accreditation card which enables to pass;

2.2. Access of visitors into the Stadium shall be allowed not earlier than 2 (two) hours prior to the beginning of a match (mass event), the start time of which is determined ahead and communicated to visitors through mass media;

2.3. To occupy the seats of the Stadium according to their tickets and substituting documents;

2.4. To use the services provided by luggage rooms, restaurants, fast food outlets, kiosks, WC-rooms, first aid rooms located at the stadium;

2.5. To support their personally chosen football clubs (teams), individual players and coaches with all means and behavior not prohibited by law;

2.6. To bring, without limitation, to tribunes of the Stadium and use for supporting the participants of the match:

– official club (team) merchandize;

2.7. To receive any additional information as to the development of the situation at the stadium, outside the stadium and competitions in other cities.

3. The visitors will be required to:

3.1. keep to the public order and commonly accepted standards of conduct;

3.2. present to the employees who are responsible for checking mode at the stadium the following documents: tickets, invitations, standard accreditation cards which enable you to enter the stadium and ID cards;

3.3. agree with the security service of the Stadium for personal search, to provide safety and security and prevent the smuggling of prohibited articles;

3.4. occupy seats on the tribunes of the Stadium according to their tickets, seasonal tickets and substituting documents;

3.5. show respect to national anthems, flags and signs of other countries, FIFA, UEFA, AFFA

3.6. handle carefully the property of the Stadium and clubs (teams) participating in the football match;

3.7. show respect to other participants of the football match, and to persons who assure safety and servicing of the match;

3.8. inform representatives of the security service of the Stadium, stewards, officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other persons who are responsible for safety and security management about any violation of these Rules, committed or possible infringements, persons which actions or behavior raise suspicions of intentions to commit infringement, etc;

3.9. immediately inform persons who provide safety and security of any suspicious articles, smoke or fire;

3.10. obey to instructions of persons who provide safety and security in respect of observance of these Rules;

3.11. act according to the evacuation plan and in compliance with instruction of safety and security people, not exciting themselves and not creating panic, when becoming aware of emergency situation;

4. It is prohibited:

4.1. Enter the stadium and watch the match (mass event) in the state of alcohol or narcotic intoxication, and use of narcotic or psychotropic substances in the stadium;

4.2. Smoking at the stadium, excepting specially designated areas;

4.3. Throw any items on the football pitch, at players, referees, coaches and individuals who provide security or the fans and their vehicles;

4.4. Kindle torches or fire, use of pyrotechnic articles, regardless of their type and purpose, set fire to any object;

4.5. Use coarse, obscene, abusive expressions, gestures, songs, political slogans, chant obscene and degrading slogans and use threats and intimidation of other fans, participants in the match, and those who provide security;

4.6. Discriminate against players, coaches, referees, other officials and supporters based on nationality, religion or skin color,

4.7. Come into the football pitch, to locations of teams, referees, match delegates, come into the doping control room, a room for officials and skyboxes or other special rooms of the Stadium without special permission;

4.8. Stand, during the football match, at their seats

4.9. Get up on chairs, climb on the fence, parapets and bearing structures of the Stadium;

4.10. arrive at the Stadium with animals and birds, excepting guide dogs for the disabled;

4.11. use professional photo and video equipment without special permission;

4.12. damage the property of the Stadium, clubs (teams), players, officials and fans and their vehicles;

4.13. apply inscriptions and drawings on the structures, buildings, constructions of the Stadium, and place foreign objects near them without authorization by the stadium;

4.14. Bring to the Stadium:

- Any alcoholic beverages, narcotics and toxic substances

- Drinks in any package;

- Weapons and items that can be used as weapons;

- Stabbing and cutting articles;

- Items that can be used as throwing ones: umbrellas such as "cane", helmets, bottles, cups and glasses, including tins, as well as other items made polyester, glass and other fragile or too solid material, as well as "Tetrapak" packs;

- Smoke bombs, flyers and other pyrotechnics;

- Dyes and paints;

- Flammable, explosive, poisonous and acrimoniously fragrant substances;

- Radioactive materials;

- Cylinders nerve and tear action gas;

- Laser devices;

- Things larger than 25 x 25 x 25 cm;

- Drums, pipes, megaphones and other such items, professional photo and video equipment, means for broadcasting over the Internet.

5. In case of violation of these Rules by any visitor, the management of the Stadium can take the following actions:

5.1. Expulsion from the Stadium without compensation of the price for ticket

5.2. Full cancellation of the following documents without any compensation of their costs:

- Standard invitation or document (accreditation card).

6. Responsibility for Violation of the Rules:

6.1. Persons who have violated the Rules shall be held responsible in accordance with laws of Azerbaijan;

6.2. Organizers of the event or authorized persons of the Stadium and / or a hosting football club and representatives of the police shall have the right to withdraw any person who fails to comply with the requirements of the Rules outside the Stadium, and to decide not to allow that person to come into the Stadium in the future;

6.3. To resell tickets for football matches shall be strictly prohibited.

Maximal speed for any vehicles at the stadium is 15 km/h