Stadium Guide

A-Z GUIDE FOR CENTURYLINK FIELD

Alcohol & ID Policies

CenturyLink Field works hard to promote responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages. Our alcohol policies are listed below and are also posted at every concession stand.

  • Any guest who appears to be under age 30 must present a valid ID (see below).
  • No alcohol will be sold to guests who are under 21 years of age.
  • No alcohol will be sold to guests who appear intoxicated.
  • There will be a two (2) beer / wine limit, per transaction, at concession stands and portable concessions until alcohol cut, which varies by event.
  • There will be a one (1) spirit limit, per transaction, at club locations until alcohol cut, which varies by event.
  • 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.
  • We reserve the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to any guest.
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into CenturyLink Field.  Any attempt to bring alcohol inside will be considered a violation of the Fan Code of Conduct and may result in the guest being ejected, arrested, or tickets being revoked.

Any attempt to bring alcohol into the stadium will be considered a violation of the Fan Code of Conduct and may result in the Guest being ejected, arrested or tickets being revoked.

Identification MUST be valid (not expired) and show:

  • The bearer’s date of birth,
  • The bearer’s signature (except US Military ID),
  • A photograph of bearer.

The following forms of ID are acceptable at CenturyLink Field:

  • Driver’s License, Instruction Permit, or ID Card issued by any U.S. State, U.S. Territory, and District of Columbia.
  • Driver’s License, Instruction Permit, or ID Card issued by any Canadian Province.
  • Valid Washington State Temporary Driver’s License.
  • US Armed Forces ID Card (encrypted signature & vertical format accepted).
  • Merchant Marine ID Card issued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • Official Passport Booklet or Official Passport Card (must be printed in bearer’s native language and in English).
  • NEXUS Card.
  • Washington State Tribal Enrollment Card (no expiration date required).

The following forms of ID are NOT accepted for alcohol purchases at CenturyLink Field:

  • Punched IDs are NOT accepted
  • Expired IDs are NOT accepted
  • Temporary IDs are NOT accepted
  • Vertical forms of ID other than the Department of Defense issued Common Access Card are NOT accepted

ANIMALS

Service animals or those in training for guests with disabilities are allowed in CenturyLink Field and Event Center. All other animals are prohibited.

AUTISM TOOLKITS

Q: Where can I pick up an autism toolkit? What is included?

A: Fans can pick up a toolkit at the SW GuestLink Location on the Field Plaza, just south of the Pro Shop. The toolkits include noise cancelling headphones, ear plugs, sensory toys, a detailed schedule to help keep track of the game and an “I’M A-OK” identifier badge. The identifier badge can be worn as a sticker or band, displayed on a lanyard or kept in a wallet. The I’M A-OK symbol will help Seahawks fans recognize that a person has autism and give them an opportunity to help or simply be more patient, if necessary.

 

SENSORY ROOM

CenturyLink Field now has the A-OK Sensory Room for fans with autism, sensory challenges or PTSD who may be feeling overwhelmed or overstimulated. The sensory room, which is located at GuestLink on the Southwest Field Plaza, will be open for all full stadium events. Children using the room must be accompanied by an adult.

Clear Bag Policy

CenturyLink Field enforces measures designed to both enhance public safety and create a safe environment at CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center for all stadium events (including Seahawks games and Sounders FC matches). Guests of CenturyLink Field may carry only the following style and size bag, package, or container into CenturyLink Field or when approaching queue lines.

Clear Bags

Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″. (Official NFL team logo clear plastic tote bags are available through club merchandise outlets or at nflshop.com). One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (ziploc bag or similar). Clear backpacks within the dimensions and have no more than 2 pockets.

Small Clutches/Purses/Wallets

Small clutch bags, that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″, with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the stadium along with one of the clear bag options.

Miscellaneous Bags

  • Seat cushions that have no pockets, zippered compartments, or extra straps.
  • Oversized bags cannot be placed in acceptable clear bags and will be denied entrance.
  • Exception for medically necessary items (including diaper bags) after proper inspection is permitted at the NE VIP Gate, NW VIP Gate, SW VIP Gate, Club Entrance (Garage Level 5), and Suite Entrance (Garage Level 6).
  • Outside food entering CenturyLink Field must adhere to the clear bag policy and dimensions.

Walker’s Lockers is our official bag storage for WAMU Theater. They will be located near the North & South entrances.

Credit Cards

We accept American Express, MasterCard, VISA, and Discover. All stadium concession stands accept American Express, MasterCard, and VISA.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

At the stadium and have a question? During a CenturyLink Field event, please direct any comments and concerns to the nearest GuestLink Location or Event Staff member. Please fill out this form with post event questions or comments.

GuestLink locations:

SW Field Plaza

North Plaza

NE Main (Section 10)

South Main (Section 127)

Club Level (outside of Verizon Lounge)

Upper (Section 318)

Disabled Access Guide

Animals

Service animals or those in training for guests with disabilities are allowed in CenturyLink Field and Event Center. All other animals are prohibited.

CenturyLink Field Attendant Policy

Government- funded Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) whose attendance is required for ticketed guests with severe disabilities may receive complimentary admission to CenturyLink Field for Seattle Seahawks events. Subject to availability, PCAs will be provided a seat or alternate location in proximity to the guest. The PCA must not participate in services or attractions apart from the guest who requires assistance from the PCA.

All requests for PCA admission must be made at the time of the guest’s ticket purchase and through the Seahawks Box Office at 206-682-2800. Tickets, including that of the PCA and guest, must be picked up in person at the CenturyLink Field Box Office located at the NW Corner of CenturyLink Field.

Should the guest or PCA misrepresent the purpose of the tickets, including PCA’s attendance or that the PCA has acted as a guest rather than performing the functions of a PCA while at a Seattle Seahawks event, the Seattle Seahawks reserve the right to eject both the PCA and guest from the event and may lead to revocation of future ticket privileges.

For more information regarding the PCA policy please contact the Seahawks Ticketing Office at 888-NFL-HAWK.

Closed Captioning Services

CenturyLink Field now offers in-game captioning along the reader boards between the 200 and 300 levels. These are placed around the entire stadium.

Concession Stands

A variety of delicious food and beverage choices are available through the stadium concession stands and restaurants, provided by First & Goal Hospitality. First & Goal Hospitality was created by the Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. as part of a continual effort to enhance the guest experience and to bring the best local food and beverage options to CenturyLink Field. All concession stands and restaurants in the stadium are ADA-Compliant. Additionally, all permanent concession stands accept credit card payment.

Disabled Parking Information

Parking in the CenturyLink Field Garage and North Lot is limited and reserved for full-season pass holders. We are currently at capacity in both areas. Additional ADA parking is available at the Union Station Garage on a first come, first served basis. There is designated ADA drop-off area on 1st Ave S and Railroad, where you can pull in and drop off guests just outside the CenturyLink Field Pro Shop. Wheelchairs are available on-site by asking any CenturyLink Field Event Staff member.

Drop-Off Area

The passenger and disabled drop-off zone is located off the intersection of Railroad Way S. and Occidental Ave., accessible from 1st Ave. S. Drivers may drop off their passengers adjacent to the stadium prior to parking. Traffic congestion can be a problem if you don’t arrive early! You cannot park in the drop-off zone. Similar access for passenger pickup will be provided post-game, with traffic delays possible.

First Aid Stations

For guest safety and convenience there are several First Aid Stations located throughout CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center. In an emergency, please notify the nearest Guest Services representative for assistance or directions. First Aid stations can be found at the following locations:

  • Main Concourse: Sections 103, 119 & 141
  • Club Level: SW Concourse across from Club Suite 26
  • Suite Level: SW Concourse across from Suite 36
  • Upper Concourse: Sections 300 & 326

Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) are located throughout the facility.

Public Accommodation

If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the events and services at CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center, please contact us at 206.682.2800.

Ramps

Four ramps are located in the SW, NW, NE and SE corners of the stadium. All ramps access the upper levels of the stadium and are ADA-compliant.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located throughout CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center and are all ADA-compliant. Family restrooms with baby-changing tables and chairs for nursing are also available throughout the facility.

Ticket Fraud

Ticket fraud includes but is not limited to misrepresentation of a disability. Management reserves the right to take appropriate action regarding misrepresentation, which may result in seat relocation, ejection from the stadium, or revocation of ticket privileges. If it involves a Season Ticket Holder, this may include revocation of season tickets.

Wheelchair Service

Wheelchairs are available to fans needing accessible assistance. Simply let a CenturyLink Field Event Staff member know at gate entry and they can assist. A wheelchair will be dispatched and an Event Staff member will escort you to your seat, and then arrange a time for pick-up at the end of the game.

Elevators

CenturyLink Field is equipped with two elevators in each of the NE, NW, and SW corners of the stadium, providing service to all levels of the facility. Elevators are also located at the north and south ends of the parking garage, as well as the southeast corner of the Event Center. Elevator service is available to Delta Sky360 Club Seat
Holders, Suite holders and guests with disabilities or difficulty climbing stairs and ramps. For convenient access to the upper level, an express elevator is also available in the NW corner.

Fan Code of Conduct

CenturyLink Field management is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for its guests. The staff will proactively intervene to support an environment where event patrons, their guests and other fans can enjoy the event experience free from the following behaviors:

  • Behavior that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature
  • Over-intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment
  • Offensive language or obscene gestures, to include the use of such language or gestures concerning a person’s race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, creed, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or national origin; or to instigate, incite or encourage a confrontation or physical assault.
  • Interference with the progress of the game (including throwing objects onto the field)
  • Failing to follow instructions of stadium personnel
  • Verbal or physical harassment of home or opposing team fans Verbal or physical harassment of stadium guests and staff members
  • Smoking, tobacco or marijuana use on CenturyLink Field property

Guests who cannot conform their conduct to these rules, or who are otherwise unruly or inconsiderate (including fighting) are not welcome at CenturyLink Field.  Such conduct will not be tolerated and will result in ejection from the stadium and/or permanent revocation of ticket privileges.

Each guest should be in possession of his or her ticket stub and be ready to display it to stadium officials to verify seat location. All Season Ticket Holders are responsible for their own conduct as well as the conduct of their guests and/or persons occupying their seats.

As part of an NFL initiative, the Seahawks will require fans that are ejected from the stadium for violating of the Fan Code of Conduct to take a four-hour online course before they are permitted to come back into the facility.  The cost of the course  will be a minimum of $250.

Guests who use offensive language or gestures in violation of state and/or local criminal ordinances are subject to arrest.

 

*The use of streamers and confetti as an expression of fan enthusiasm during Sounders FC matches is not prohibited, but will be kept under review. Streamers are not to be used to impact the competition and/or thrown at or toward a player, referee or stadium staff member.

FIRST AID STATIONS

For guest safety and convenience there are several First Aid Stations located throughout CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center. In an emergency, please notify the nearest Guest Services representative for assistance or directions. First Aid stations can be found at the following locations:

  • Main Concourse: Sections 103, 119 & 141
  • Club Level: SW Concourse across from Club Suite 26
  • Suite Level: SW Concourse across from Suite 36
  • Upper Concourse: Sections 300 & 326

Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) are located throughout the facility.

North Plaza Closures

The North Plaza is open to the public on a daily basis with the exception of public event days and other private events that take place within the stadium.

In addition to event days (listed on our calendar of events), see below for dates the plaza will be closed to the public:

Wed, October 2

Thurs, October 3

Sunday, October 6

Saturday, October 19

Sunday, October 20

Nursing

CenturyLink Field is pleased to offer The Mother’s Room, located on the SW Corner of the Suite Level. It can be accessed by using the SW Elevator. The Mother’s Room is a private space where moms can nurse, pump and spend some quiet time. The room has soft lighting, comfortable chairs and electrical outlets. It also has a convenient changing table and hand washing sink.

Lost & Found

Lost items are only held for 30 days.  Lost and Found Phone: 206-381-7544

The Lost and Found staff will secure all found items and make every effort to research and locate potential owners. You may arrange for the return of items by:

On-site pickup: If you properly identify items, you may arrange to pick them up during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We require picture ID at time of pick up.

Federal Express: With approved credit cards or a FedEx account, the Lost and Found Office can prepare items for shipment Monday – Friday before 3:30 p.m.

U.S. Mail: The Lost and Found Office can return small items via U.S. Mail, if you forward a self-stamped mailing container to the Lost and Found Office.

Lyft & Ride Sharing

For a smooth pickup experience after events, we recommend using Lyft, the Seattle Seahawks preferred ride-sharing partner.

Outside Food & Beverage

Outside food in a clear plastic bag or pizza in a pizza box is allowed into CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center (food must be single serving). Outside beverages are not allowed. Exceptions are made for factory-sealed water bottles (non-enhanced, flavored or carbonated), baby bottles, beverages related to medical needs, and unopened, soft-sided single serve containers (i.e. juice boxes).

Parking

Paid parking is available in the CenturyLink Field Event Center Garage and North Lot on a first come first serve basis.

Pricing varies on event days/non event days. Please check the event page of the event you are attending for more information.

No overnight parking, RV, or oversized vehicles.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcohol
    • Bottles, Cans, Airplane Bottles, Zip-Loc Bags, Shooters
  • Cans & Bottles
    • Any Glass, Aluminum, Metal & Aerosol Containers (Including sunscreen)
  • Cases
    • Cases larger than 4.5” x 6.5” for items such as binoculars, glasses, tablets, etc. are not permitted in accordance with the NFL Bag Policy.
  • Drones-Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Notice
    • For the safety of all guests and staff, the operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) on CenturyLink Field and Event Center property is prohibited. Violators are subject to trespass from the property and may be subject to FAA and/or local law enforcement action.
  • Flag Poles, Footballs & Sticks to Hold Signs
    • New in 2015, guests are no longer able to bring inflated footballs or soccer balls into the game. You will be asked to return any prohibited items to your car.  Or it can be disposed of at the gates.
  • Laptop Computers
    • Laptops are prohibited, but tablets (i.e. Surface, iPad) without a case are permitted.
  • Motorcycle Helmets
    • Motorcycle helmets are not permitted, but bicycle helmets are allowed into entry.
  • Noisemakers
    • Megaphones, Air Horns, Sirens, Horns, Whistles, Drums, Cow Bells
  •  Outside Beverages
    • Sodas, Specialty Coffees, Sports Drinks
      (Exceptions are made for factory sealed water bottles and soft-sided juice boxes)
  •  Video Recorders & Selfie Sticks
    • Cameras with video recording capabilities (including GoPros) or professional style cameras with large lenses (6″ or longer) or tri-pods. Selfie sticks are also not permitted inside CenturyLink Field.
  •  Weapons
    • Guns, Knives, Pepper Spray, Brass Knuckles, Loose Batteries, Wires, Box Cutters

Permitted Items

  • Empty Personal Plastic Sports Bottles
  • Blankets
  • Factory Sealed Full Water Bottles (can’t be flavor enhanced or sparkling)
  • Cameras
    • Personal still photography cameras and digital cameras.  Photographic support tools that may interfere with others’ enjoyment of the game (tripods, professional lenses – larger than 200 mm, etc.) are not permitted in the stadium. Camera cases are not allowed.
  • Binoculars
    • Binocular cases are not allowed.
  • Children’s Juice Boxes & Soft Side Single Serving Containers
    • Examples: Hi-C, Capri Sun’s, and Milk products
  • Public Display of Affection
    • CenturyLink Field is committed to providing an atmosphere that all guests find enjoyable.  As part of this commitment, we ask that all guests keep acts of affection tasteful and discrete.
  • Umbrellas
    • Umbrellas are permitted in the stadium provided they do not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of an event.

Smoking/Tobacco

In compliance with state law (RCW 70.160), smoking of any kind is prohibited in all areas of CenturyLink Field and Event Center. This includes, but is not limited to: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vape pens, and smokeless tobacco.

Sitting/Standing Policy

CenturyLink Field enforces a “majority rules” sitting vs. standing policy in order to ensure the best viewing experience for all fans. If the majority of the fans in your section are sitting, we ask that you sit. If the majority of fans in your section are standing, we ask that you stand. Guest Services may provide instruction to best enforce this policy.

Strollers

Strollers are allowed in CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center. During stadium events, strollers too large to be stored under a seat may be checked at the nearest GuestLink Location.

Please see our Ticket page for more information.

WHEELCHAIR SERVICE

Wheelchairs are available to fans needing accessible assistance. Simply let a CenturyLink Field Event Staff member know at gate entry and they can assist. A wheelchair will be dispatched and an Event Staff member will escort you to your seat, and then arrange a time for pick-up at the end of the game.