Article 18 Stands and spectator facilities - Stadium Infrastructure

UEFA Stadium Infrastructure Regulations

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Technical Regulations
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Specific Regulations
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Stadium Infrastructure
EnforcementDate
1 May 2018
18.01

Seats for spectators must be individual, numbered, firmly fixed in place, robust, made of a shatterproof, non-flammable material, and have a backrest of a minimum height of 30cm when measured from the surface of the seat.

18.02

Stands must be fixed to a load-bearing foundation and may not be based on or contain any tubular/scaffolding structures. The material, design and construction of the stands must be clearly intended for permanent use.

18.03

Standing accommodation, terraces, platforms, benches and seats without backrest are permitted/prohibited as follows:

Category

1

Permitted provided that benches and seats without backrest are firmly fixed in place.

2 to 4

Prohibited.

18.04

Stadiums must be equipped with catering facilities for all spectators in every sector.

18.05

Stadiums must be in good condition and all public areas must be well lit. There must be no loose material (e.g. stones, concrete) which may be hazardous, thrown or otherwise misused.