Article 16 Floodlighting - 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
16.01

For matches that are being played under floodlights, stadiums must be equipped with a floodlighting system that is capable of maintaining an average horizontal illuminance, measured according to Annex A, of at least 350 Eh(lux).

16.02

For matches that are being broadcast, stadiums must be equipped with a floodlighting system that is capable of maintaining at least the following average illuminance, measured according to Annex A:

Category

Horizontal illuminance

Vertical illuminance

1

Sufficient to allow the host broadcaster to ensure adequate broadcasting of the match.

2

800 Eh(lux) with uniformity ratios of U1h >0.4 and U2h >0.5

350 Ev(lux) on each reference plane with uniformity ratios of U1 >0.35 and U2 >0.45

3

1,200 Eh(lux) with uniformity ratios of U1h >0.4 and U2h >0.6

750 Ev(lux) on each reference plane with uniformity ratios of U1 >0.4 and U2 >0.45

4

1,400 Eh(lux) with uniformity ratios of U1h >0.5 and U2h >0.7

1,000 Ev(lux) on each reference plane with uniformity ratios of U1 >0.4 and U2 >0.5

16.03

In addition, to ensure that matches can proceed in the event of a power failure, an independent backup power supply must be available and able to provide at least the following average horizontal illuminance:

Category

For matches played under floodlights

For broadcast matches

1

N/a

N/a

2

350 Eh(lux)

350 Eh(lux)

3

350 Eh(lux)

800 Eh(lux)

4

350 Eh(lux)

900 Eh(lux) no more than 15 minutes after the power failure.