Prohibited Items

As much as we’d like to meet your pets, there are simply some things you can’t bring to a Minnesota United match at TCF Bank Stadium this season. Many of these items are common sense no-nos at a sporting event, but please check the complete list below. And if you’re cheering from the Supporter Section, check below for some of the exceptions to these prohibitions when it comes to supporter groups.

Prohibited items must be returned to vehicles or disposed of before entering the stadium. There are no provisions to check items at the gates and items abandoned outside the gates will be confiscated.

The following is a list of items that are prohibited in TCF Bank Stadium:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Backpacks, luggage, grocery bags, duffel bags, large bags, large purses or large camera cases. Click here for more info on the clear bag policy.
  • Balloons
  • Balls (beach balls, footballs, baseballs, etc.)
  • Banners (see Supporter Sections Policies below)
  • Beverages, beverage containers or liquids (cans, bottles or boxes)
  • Camcorders and tripods
  • Cameras with lenses over six inches long
  • Cans, bottles, thermoses
  • Chairbacks
  • Coolers of any kind, including small soft pack coolers
  • Fireworks
  • Food
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laptops, iPads, tablets or other large electronic devices
  • Laser pointers
  • Markers (permanent) and/or paint
  • Noisemaking devices (see Supporter Sections Policies below)
  • Objects that can be used as projectiles (sticks, bats, clubs, poles, frisbees, etc.)
  • Sticks or flag poles (see Supporter Sections Policies below)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Tobacco products
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons

*Other items that may risk the safety or viewing/listening enjoyment of guests may be prohibited.*

Supporters Section Policies

Banners, Flags, and Signs

  • Banners must be event or club related, and may not be commercial or political in nature; banners may not include advertisements, logos or political endorsements/slogans.
  • Banners may not contain images, words or other information that is (or could be construed as being) derogatory, obscene, profane, indecent, vulgar, offensive, graphic, dangerous, inappropriate, objectionable or in “poor taste."
  • All flag poles or banners on poles must be constructed of hollow PVC pipe poles.

Tickets for the Supporters Sections (123–127) at TCF Bank Stadium are general admission and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Fans without Supporters Sections tickets will not be allowed into these sections. Supporters Sections will be filled with fans standing, chanting and singing. Visiting team colors are not permitted in the Supporters Section and visiting supporters may be relocated to another part of the stadium.

Any banner or flag (static, overhead, hand-held, etc.) designs must be submitted to MNUFC for approval at least 3 weeks prior to the match at which it's planned to be displayed. Flags, signs, etc. are subject to inspection upon entry to the stadium. 

Aside from initiative pre-approved by Major League Soccer and MLS Works, banners should at all times support the Club, the match, or an accomplishment of the Club or a player.

Unapproved items will be confiscated, and the persons related are subject to ejection or suspension.

Noisemaking Devices

  • Musical instruments or any types of noisemaking devices used in the Supporters Sections must be pre-approved by Minnesota United or are otherwise not permitted inside TCF Bank Stadium. This includes, but is not limited to, items such as whistles, musical instruments, vuvuzelas, air horns, speakers, megaphones and other electronic sound devices.
  • Once approved, noisemaking devices may only be used in the Supporter Sections (Sec. 123–127) of the stadium.
  • Noisemakers that are not pre-approved and/or are used outside of the designated areas will be confiscated.

Sticks and Flag Poles

  • All flag poles or banners on poles must be constructed of hollow PVC pipe poles.
  • Poles are not to be used as projectiles or in any sort of fashion that may endanger fans, players or staff.