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SEASON SCHEDULE

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center

Stadium Guide

 

Welcome to the new Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center!

 

In 1997, we set out to create a state-of-the-art facility that would attract and benefit the citizens of Washington state, and serve as a symbol of pride.  After years of collaboration and hard work, we’re delighted to present this beautiful, versatile facility to the community.

 

This guide is intended to help make your experience at the Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center enjoyable and convenient. There are three additional guides that provide details on important aspects of the Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center: the Access Guide, the Transportation Guide and the Stadium Art Program Guide. To request these useful resources, please call First & Goal at (206) 381-7555 or visit the First & Goal Web site at www.firstandgoal.com.

 

In addition to Seahawks football, we expect to schedule many other exciting events in the future—from soccer to concerts and trade shows. To find out about all events, please call the First & Goal event line at (206) 381-7500 or check their Web site.

 

Thanks for joining us in the stadium’s inaugural year. We hope you, your family and friends will enjoy many exhilarating occasions here in the years to come!

 

Seattle Seahawks 2002 Season Schedule

 

GAME DATE

START TIME

OPPONENT

TV

*Sat. Aug. 10

7:00 P.M. PT

Indianapolis

KCPQ

*Fri. Aug. 16

8:00 P.M. PT

at San Diego

KCPQ

*Sat. Aug. 24

7:00 P.M. PT

Kansas City

KCPQ

*Thur. Aug. 29

6:00 P.M. PT

at Denver

KCPQ

Sun. Sept. 8

1:05 P.M. PT

at Oakland

FOX

Sun. Sept. 15

1:00 P.M. PT

Arizona

FOX

Sun. Sept. 22

1:15 P.M. PT

at New York Giants

FOX

Sun. Sept. 29

5:30 P.M. PT

Minnesota

ESPN

Mon. Oct 14

6:00 P.M. PT

San Francisco

ABC

Sun. Oct 20

10:00 A.M. PT

at St. Louis

FOX

Sun. Oct 27

10:00 A.M. PT

at Dallas

FOX

Sun. Nov. 3

1:15 P.M. PT

Washington

FOX

Sun. Nov. 10

1:05 P.M. PT

at Arizona

CBS

Sun. Nov. 17

1:15 P.M. PT

Denver

CBS

Sun. Nov. 24

1:05 P.M. PT

Kansas City

FOX

Sun. Dec. 1

1:15 P.M. PT

at San Francisco

FOX

Sun. Dec. 8

1:05 P.M. PT

Philadelphia

FOX

Sun. Dec. 15

10:00 A.M. PT

at Atlanta

FOX

Sun. Dec. 22

1:05 P.M. PT

St. Louis

FOX

Sun. Dec. 29

1:15 P.M. PT

at San Diego

FOX

 

*Preseason Game

 

Age Restrictions

Children three years of age and older are required to have a ticket to gain admittance to a Seahawks game. Children under three are not required to have a ticket, provided they sit on an adult’s lap. No discounted tickets are available for children.

 

Alcohol

No alcoholic beverages may be brought into Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. Washington state law prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of 21. Therefore, guests will be required to show proper identification and proof of age when purchasing alcoholic beverages.

 

On Seahawks game days, beer sales will conclude at the beginning of the fourth quarter of each game.

 

Animals

Service animals or those in training for guests with disabilities are allowed in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. All other animals are prohibited.

 

ARAMARK, Inc.

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center proudly offers catering and concessions from nationally recognized food service provider, ARAMARK, Inc. Whether hosting an intimate luncheon or serving thousands of Seahawks fans on game day, ARAMARK provides outstanding food and beverage service. For more information, please call (206) 381-8080 or visit www.ARAMARK.com.

 

Assistive Listening Devices

Seahawks Stadium has been equipped with a highly advanced assistive listening system (ALS). Headsets and receivers are available at no charge at Spectator Services. A driver’s license, credit card, or some form of identification will be required as a deposit.

 

Auto Trouble

AAA provides roadside assistance after Seahawks games in the North Lot, Seahawks Exhibition Center garage and Union Station garage. Limited service is available, including lockout rescue, flat tire service and jump-starts.

 

For non-Seahawks events, please see the parking attendant to arrange for assistance.

 

ATMs

There are three BECU (Boeing Employees Credit Union) surcharge-free ATMs located outside and inside Seahawks Exhibition Center, which is adjacent to Seahawks Stadium. Locations are:

 

•Outside on Occidental Ave., next to the Seahawks Exhibition Center box office.

 

•Inside the Seahawks Exhibition Center, on the main floor and concourse levels in the southeast corner.

 

There will also be ATMs in various locations on each level of Seahawks Stadium.

 

Baby Changing Stations

For convenience, baby-changing stations are located in all restrooms throughout Seahawks Stadium and

Exhibition Center. Family restrooms are also available on all levels.

 

Bag Search

Due to NFL policy, no soft-sided containers, coolers, or large bags (bigger than 12" x 12" x 12") are permitted into Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center on Seahawks game days. Guests may bring in items in small, clear plastic bags. Event security is required to open all bags at the gates for a visual inspection before allowing guests’ entry (see Bottles and Cans).

 

Large bags are permitted at other Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center events, and are subject to search. For specific event information, please call the First & Goal office at (206) 381-7555.

 

Banners and Signs

Banners and signs are permitted in the stadium as long as they do not obstruct the view of guests or block stadium signage. Banners and signs must be event-related, in good taste and not commercial, political or offensive in nature. All signs must be hand-held; signs on sticks are not permitted. First & Goal reserves the right to remove any banner or sign.

 

Bike Parking

Bicycles may be parked at the bike racks on the North Plaza at the owners’ risk. Bikes may not be locked to fences, posts, trees or signs.

 

Blitz

Since his arrival in 1998, Blitz, the Seattle Seahawks’ feathered mascot, has entertained at all home games and throughout the community with his energetic skits and antics. The upbeat hawk has become a popular local figure, making appearances at hundreds of events each year, particularly those geared towards children.

 

Blitz also launched a statewide “Ready, Set, Goals” literacy program, designed to enhance reading comprehension, writing, and goal-setting skills among 3rd and 4th grade students. Due to its popularity, this program will begins its fourth year and expand to the 5th and 6th grades. To book Blitz for an event or gathering, e-mail blitz@seahawks.com or call (425) 893-5188.

 

Bottles and Cans

No bottles, cans or outside beverages (including water) are permitted in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. Exceptions are made for baby bottles, health-related materials and unopened, soft-sided, single-serve containers (such as small milk cartons, juice boxes, etc.).

 

Box Office

The Seahawks Box Office is located in the northwest corner of the stadium. Box office hours vary by season. The Seahawks Box Office phone number is (206) 682-2800.

 

The box office for Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center events is located on Occidental Ave., on the northwest corner of the facility. Box office hours vary by event. For specific event information, please call the First & Goal office at (206) 381-7555.

 

Broadcasts

Kick off the 2002 season with Seahawks preseason games telecast on KCPQ, Q-13 FOX and the Seahawks

Television Network. Catch all the action with former Seahawks Steve Raible, Warren Moon and Sam  Adkins. Seahawks Preseason Football is produced in HDTV by an Emmy award-winning team.

 

The regular season continues on Q-13 and the Seahawks Television Network with “The Mike Holmgren Show,” the official TV show of the Seattle Seahawks, airing Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. Join the voice of the Seahawks, Brian Davis, along with head coach Mike Holmgren and Seahawks players for a fast-paced hour of sports television. “The Mike Holmgren Show” will feature a behind-the-scenes look at the team, players, and the organization, providing exclusive insights into life in the NFL.

 

The Seahawks Radio Network can be found on 710 KIRO AM, the flagship station for the 2002 season.  Games will also be simulcast on 99.9 FM KISW. Produced by Seahawks Broadcasting, the Seahawks radio schedule each game day begins with the two-hour “Home Depot Pre-game Huddle,” hosted by Akemi Takei along with former Seahawks Paul Moyer and Sam Adkins. Brian Davis, Steve Raible and Ron Callan will call the game, and the broadcast concludes with a one-hour post-game show featuring interviews with coach Mike Holmgren and Seahawks players.

 

Cameras, Audio and Video Recorders

Personal still photography is permitted during Seahawks games. However, flash photography, video cameras and support tools (such as tripods, large lens, etc.) are not allowed.

 

Cell Phones

The use of cellular phones is permitted inside Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center provided they do not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of an event.

 

Charter Seats

A charter seat license is a one-time purchase, offering patrons control of their tickets and seat location. A charter seat allows the purchase of season tickets in a preferred location with the right to determine and allocate future ownership. Charter seats are situated in premium sideline locations.

 

Club Seats

Club seats are 24" wide and fully padded, with high backs and an up-close, covered view of all the action. The club offers many amenities, ranging from private entrances, exclusive access to all club lounges and game-day parking. Club seats offer the most comfortable way to watch any event at Seahawks Stadium.

 

Comments and Concerns

Please direct any comments and concerns to the nearest Spectator Services Center or concierge desk. Questions or comments may also be sent to First & Goal through the Web site at www.firstandgoal.com or by calling the First & Goal offices at (206) 381-7555.

 

Community Outreach and Stadium Neighborhoods

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center is surrounded by three diverse neighborhoods— the Chinatown-International District, the SODO/North Duwamish, and Pioneer Square. First & Goal has worked closely with these three neighborhoods in the planning and operations of Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center, and encourages patrons to visit the many businesses, restaurants, museums, and cultural landmarks in these areas.

 

Chinatown-International District is the historic neighborhood directly to the east of the stadium— just across the Weller Street Pedestrian Bridge. The International District boasts a wide variety of Asian restaurants, specialty shops, and cultural offerings. Please see www.internationaldistrict.org or www.seattlechinatown.org for more information.

 

Pioneer Square is Seattle’s unique historic center, located directly to the north of the stadium. Pioneer Square offers a remarkable variety of art galleries, fine restaurants, one-of-a-kind museums and renowned entertainment, including frequent summer concerts in Occidental Park. Please visit www.pioneersquare.org to learn more about its many attractions.

 

SODO/North Duwamish (south of downtown) stretches two miles south of the stadium and is the largest business and industrial complex in the Pacific Northwest, with over 2,000 businesses and 50,000 employees. Businesses include manufacturing, distribution and warehousing, trucking and general offices. There are also several interesting retail outlets, art galleries and restaurants in this expanding, evolving business community. The SODO Web site is www.sodobusinessassociation.org.

 

The South Downtown Foundation was established by the Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center to manage stadium mitigation projects in all of South Downtown, such as innovative public safety programs, public space improvements, and marketing to benefit the three neighborhoods. The South Downtown Foundation can be reached at www.southdowntown.org.

 

Credit Cards

The Seahawks Box Office, Pro Shop and permanent novelty stands accept the following credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. All stadium concession stands accept VISA, MasterCard and American Express.

 

Credit card acceptance varies by event at the Seahawks Exhibition Center box office.

 

Designated Driver Program

As part of First & Goal’s commitment to public safety, guests can receive a “designated driver” armband and coupon for a free soft drink by registering as a designated driver at the nearest Spectator Services Center during Seahawks games.

 

Disabled Access Information

Aside from the information available in this guide, a disabled access brochure is also available. To get a free copy of the Access Guide, please call First & Goal at (206) 381-7555.

 

Disabled Parking Information

Disabled parking is available in the Seahawks Exhibition Center garage, the North Lot, and the Union Station garage. For more information, please refer to the Transportation Guide, which is available by calling First & Goal at (206) 381-7555.

 

Drinking Fountains

Drinking fountains are located near the restrooms on all levels of Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center.

 

Drop-Off Area

The passenger and disabled drop-off zone is located off the intersection of Railroad Way S. and Occidental Ave., which can be accessed from 1st Ave. S. Drivers may drop off their passengers adjacent to the stadium prior to parking. Similar access will be provided after every major event.

 

Ejection

First & Goal and the Seattle Seahawks reserve the right to eject anyone whose behavior is unruly or illegal in nature. Tickets will be revoked without a refund and the individual(s) will be escorted from Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center.

 

Seahawks season ticket holders are responsible for the behavior of persons using their seats. If those persons are ejected, the Seattle Seahawks may take appropriate action against the season ticket holder, up to and including season ticket revocation.

 

Elevators

The stadium is equipped with two elevators in each of the northeast, northwest, and southwest 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 corners of the Seahawks Exhibition Center.

 

Elevator service is restricted to club and suite ticket holders and guests with disabilities.

 

Emergencies and Evacuation Procedures

In the event of a serious Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center emergency, all event staff, law enforcement and fire personnel are available to assist guests, including those with disabilities. Information will also be provided over the public address system and on stadium televisions and scoreboards.

 

Employment Opportunities

For employment opportunities with First & Goal, the Seattle Seahawks or ARAMARK, please call the First & Goal offices at (206) 381-7555.

 

Event Booking at Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center

Host your event in Seattle’s exciting new city landmark! The multi-purpose Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center offers an ideal environment for trade and consumer shows, corporate events and special occasions. With over 525,000 sq. ft. of leasable space, this world-class venue is the perfect location for nearly any event. Contact the First & Goal sales and marketing department at (206) 381-7555 for booking information and details.

 

Fan Code of Conduct

First & Goal is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for its guests at Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. The facility’s 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:

 

•Foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.

 

•Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption.

 

•Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures.

 

•Sitting in a location other than the guest’s ticketed seat.

 

•Displays of affection not appropriate in a public setting.

 

•Obscene or indecent clothing.

 

•Any disruption to the progress of the event by guests’ actions.

 

Field Access

Only authorized personnel with proper credentials will be permitted on the field before, during or after a Seahawks game. Any unauthorized person going onto the field will be removed and subject to arrest and prosecution.

 

First Aid Stations

For guest safety and convenience there are several first aid stations located throughout Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. In an emergency, please notify the nearest Guest Services representative for assistance and directions to these first aid stations.

 

First & Goal Inc.

Paul Allen formed First & Goal in 1997 to manage the development, construction and operation of Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. First & Goal can be reached at (206) 381-7555 or at www.firstandgoal.com.

 

Food and Beverage

A variety of delicious food and beverage choices are available through the stadium’s concession stands and restaurants, provided by ARAMARK, Inc. (please see ARAMARK, Inc.)

 

Concession Stands

There are 38 permanent concession stands and 40 portable carts located throughout the stadium. All concession stands in the stadium are ADA-compliant and open two hours prior to kickoff. The concession

stands represent a spectrum of cuisines, including:

 

Specialty sausage stands (8), featuring a selection of freshly cooked all-beef hot dogs and specialty sausages. Favorites include Polish, kosher and bratwurst sausages.

 

Delicatessens (4 stands), serving a selection of freshly made deli sandwiches, soups and salads.

 

Fan favorites (11), such as hot dogs, pretzels, fresh popcorn and soft-serve ice cream.

 

Grills (7), selling grilled hamburgers, fish and chips, chicken tenders, French fries, garlic fries, hot dogs and (at select locations) specialty brands such as Pizza Hut® Express, popular local barbecue, Asian and Mexican cuisines.

 

Portable carts (over 40) located throughout the stadium, offering beer, espresso, nachos, hot dogs and more.

 

The concession stands are located on the public concourses. The field level stands (5) are located on the west side of the stadium; the main level stands (13) are primarily located on the east and south side concourses; and the upper level stands (20) are located throughout the east, south and west concourses.

 

The south upper plaza features two neighborhood restaurant stands, a beverage concession and a variety of portables.

 

Premium Concessions

The Seahawks Stadium club level features eight premium concession stands. They are open two hours before kickoff and feature the following:

 

Bistro: Fresh grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, sausages, fresh garlic fries, wraps and specialty deli sandwiches.

 

Tex-Mex: Fresh Nachos, fajita salads, burritos, chimichangas—all with plenty of salsa fresca.

 

Seafood Grill: Freshly made seafood chowder in a bread bowl, Dungeness crab cakes, shrimp Louis, grilled salmon focaccia sandwiches, halibut fish and chips, and the signature Coffee House mocha sundae.

 

Grill Favorites: Pizza by the slice, charbroiled burgers and other popular grilled offerings.

 

Club Lounges

Before, during, and after Seahawks games, executive suite and club seat holders will have exclusive access to the club lounges. These spacious lounges are ideal for networking and socializing while enjoying superb dining, such as the Chef Action Station’s Thai Red Chile Turkey Breast and Asian Stir Fry. There are lounges on each side of the Club Level concourse at the 50-yard line.

 

With great views of the field and plenty of TV monitors throughout the lounge, no one need miss a single Seahawks drive.

 

Restaurant

The full-service club restaurant on the south end of the stadium is open to all suite and club level ticket holders, serving an extensive game-day buffet with hot and cold salads, pastas, fresh vegetables, fish, fresh fruit, breakfast meats, and desserts. The restaurant also features carving stations, serving hand-sliced turkey, beef or pork. The restaurant opens three hours before kick-off and reservations are recommended. The restaurant’s two lounges will be open for at least 60 minutes following the game so fans can get updates on other NFL action. For restaurant reservations, please call (206) 381-8035.

 

Food and Beverage Policy

Seahawks fans may bring food into Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center on game days in clear plastic bags only, but no beverages will be allowed per NFL policy (see Bottles and Cans). Coolers and backpacks are also prohibited on Seahawks game days (see Bag Search).

 

For all other events in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center, outside food and beverages are not permitted. Exceptions are made for baby bottles, food or beverages related to medical needs, and unopened, soft-sided single-serve containers.

 

Gate Opening Times

For Seahawks games, all gates will open two hours prior to kickoff.

 

Gate opening times for other events in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center will vary by event. For specific event information, please call the First & Goal offices at (206) 381-7555.

 

Internet Access

Fans can access complete information about Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center at the following Web sites:

 

•First & Goal Inc.: www.firstandgoal.com

 

•ARAMARK Inc.: www.aramark.com

 

•National Football League: www.nfl.com

 

•Seattle Seahawks: www.seahawks.com

 

•Ticketmaster: www.ticketmaster.com

 

•Seahawks Stadium: www.seahawksstadium.com

 

Lost and Found

If you have become separated from your party or have misplaced an item, please proceed to the nearest Spectator Services Center. After an event, call (206) 381-7510 to inquire about lost items.

 

Lost items will be kept for one month; those unclaimed after that time will be donated to charity.

 

Lost Children/Parents

Guests are encouraged to instruct children in their group to find a Guest Services representative if they become lost or separated from their group. Lost children will be taken to the nearest Spectator Services Center. Parents looking for a lost child should follow the same procedure.

 

As a preventive measure, all Spectator Services Centers and Spectator Services representatives offer the “Family Finder” program as a free service. Parents can also have their seat location printed on a fun sticker for their children to wear while at the Seahawks Stadium.

 

National Anthem

Any questions pertaining to the singing of the National Anthem and/or presentation of the colors may be directed to the First & Goal offices at (206) 381-7555.

 

Paging

Paging is permitted in the case of medical emergencies only. If there is a medical emergency and paging is necessary, please contact any Guest Services representative or go directly to a Spectator Services Center.

 

Those who wish to leave an emergency number with relatives or sitters can refer them to the First & Goal offices at (206) 381-7555. Please remember to leave an exact seat location (section, row, seat number) at home with the emergency number. If First & Goal is contacted in the event of an emergency, a Guest Services representative will deliver the message to a patron’s seat.

 

Parking and Transportation

There is parking in selected off-street locations around Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center, and the facility may be reached by many modes of public transportation. Please call the Transportation Hotline at 1(800) 981-6465 for the latest information on parking, carpool and RV parking, bus service, Park &

Ride locations, ferries, disabled drop-off and parking, taxi loading locations, and Sound Transit and Amtrak train service. Information may also be accessed at www.firstandgoal.com or www.seahawks.com. Below are direct contact numbers and/or e-mail addresses for a number of transit providers:

 

•Washington State Department of Transportation www.wsdot.wa.gov/Traveler.htm

 

•Washington State Ferries 1(800) 843-3779 www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries

 

•King County Metro (206) 553-3000 www.transit.metrokc.gov

 

•Sound Transit 1(800) 201-4900 www.soundtransit.org

 

•Amtrak 1(800) 872-7245 www.amtrak.com

 

To request a more specific transportation guide to the stadium, please call First & Goal at (206) 381-7555, or stop by any stadium ticket booth.

 

Please see the Disabled Parking section for information on parking for guests with disabilities.

 

Playing Surface

The stadium field surface is called FieldTurf™—a new generation of artificial turf that is gaining in popularity with both football and soccer teams throughout the world. The surface includes sand and ground rubber as the base of the artificial grass, providing a flexible playing surface for both football and soccer. The field’s durability in all types of weather will ensure that a wide range of events can be successfully held at the stadium.

 

Police

For your safety and convenience, Seattle Police Department and King County officers are stationed throughout Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. If you have an emergency, please notify the nearest Guest Services representative immediately.

 

Press Gate

The press gate for Seahawks games is located at the southwest corner of the stadium and will open three hours prior to kickoff. Credentials are required and must be arranged prior to game day by e-mailing credentials@seahawks.com or calling (425) 827-9777.

 

Prohibited and Restricted Items

First & Goal does not allow the following items in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center:

 

•Alcohol

 

•Bottles and cans

 

•Illegal drugs

 

•Firearms/weapons

 

•Laser pointers

 

•Horns/whistles/noisemakers

 

•Signs/flags on sticks

 

Other prohibited items vary by event. For specific event information, please call the First & Goal offices at

(206) 381-7555.

 

Public Art Program

First & Goal contributed $1.75 million for the acquisition of commissioned artworks for Seahawks Stadium. An art selection committee chose 12 interior and exterior pieces to enhance the facility, including paintings, banners, photography, sculpture, video, and a light sculpture. The Stadium Art Program Guide is available at all stadium ticket windows and information booths, or by calling First & Goal at (206) 381-7555.

 

Public Telephones

Public telephones are located throughout Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. For the nearest location, please check with a Guest Services representative. TDDs/TTYs are also located on all stadium levels for hearing impaired guests.

 

Radios, Televisions

Radios and televisions are permitted in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center so long as they do not disturb other fans. For the benefit of others, fans listening to broadcasts are required to use headsets.

 

Ramps

Four ramps are located in the southwest, northwest, northeast and southeast corners of the stadium. All ramps access the upper levels of the stadium and are ADA-compliant.

 

Re-Entry Policy

Re-entry is permitted during Seahawks games. Guests who leave the stadium, but plan on returning during the same game, must have their ticket scanned by a ticket-taker when exiting.

 

Re-entry during other Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center events vary. Please call the First & Goal office at (206) 381-7555 for specific event information.

 

Restrooms

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

 

Ring of Honor

The Seahawks Ring of Honor, now permanently located in Seahawks Stadium, was created to recognize those within the Seahawks organization who exemplify excellence in the sport of football. Wide receiver Steve Largent was the first inductee in 1989 and is the only Seahawks player represented in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Other Ring of Honor members include quarterback Jim Zorn (1990), corner back Dave Brown (1992), broadcaster Pete Gross (1992), running back Curt Warner (1992), and defensive end Jacob Green (1995).

 

Sea Gals

The Sea Gals—the Seahawks’ enthusiastic cheering section—are the team’s partners in establishing an exciting sports presence in Seattle. Since 1976, the Sea Gals have served as a source of entertainment and pride for fans, the community and the Seahawks organization. These talented dancers rally fans with their spirited routines, and, in addition to their game-day performances, volunteer at charitable organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest.

 

Seahawks Pro Shop

The Seahawks have changed their team store name to the Seahawks Pro Shop, which is now located on the west side of the stadium on Occidental Ave. Store hours are Monday -Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m., with extended hours for all Seahawks home games. In addition to the Pro Shop, the Seahawks will have 14 permanent retail stands and six kiosks throughout the stadium. Fans can also purchase Seahawks merchandise online at www.seahawks.com.

 

Seahawk Ticket Information:

Additional Season Tickets: For patrons wishing to add additional seats to their season ticket account, every effort will be made to provide them with seats near or adjoining their current ticket location. Please contact the Seahawks Season Ticket Sales Office at (888) 635-4295.

 

Address Change: Please submit any address changes via mail or fax. The Seahawks Box Office address is P.O. Box 4769, Seattle, WA 98104. Address changes must include the signature of the account holder, and cannot be made over the phone.

 

Away Game Tickets: Each visiting team in the NFL receives a limited number of tickets for players, coaches, and staff. Fans wishing to see the Seahawks on the road should call the host team about ticket availability. Please call the Seahawks Box Office at (206) 682-2800 for phone numbers of other ticket offices.

 

Lost or Stolen Tickets: Season tickets or single game tickets that are lost, stolen or destroyed may be replaced for a $5.00 processing fee per ticket. Tickets that have been stolen will be replaced free of charge; however, a stolen property report must be .led with the police and a case number assigned before tickets will be reissued. Please contact the Seahawks Ticket Sales Office at (888) 635-4295 prior to the game and arrange to pick up the tickets at Will Call on game day. Alternately, the ticket holder of record may come to the customer service window, located in the northwest corner of the stadium, to pick up the tickets on game day.

 

Priority Date: Every season ticket account is assigned a priority date which represents the chronological order in which tickets were purchased, or when the purchaser was placed on the waiting list. This priority date gives patrons preference during seat relocations and purchase of playoff tickets. Those wishing to cancel their seats for a season and reapply in the future will forfeit their original priority date.

 

Resale and Scalping: A season ticket will not be recognized, honored, or received for admission if purchased from a source other than the Seattle Seahawks or its authorized agencies. There will be no refunds and no exchanges, other than provided herein. Tickets obtained from sources other than the National Football League or its member clubs may be lost, stolen, or counterfeit tickets and in such cases will not be honored.

 

Revocable License: A ticket is a revocable license, and may be withdrawn at any time at the sole discretion of the Seattle Seahawks. All tickets are subject to the rules, regulations, and policies of the Seahawks and the National Football League. Tickets may be revoked for reasons including, but not limited to, the following: failure to make payment deadlines, drunk or disorderly conduct, scalping or resale of tickets, stadium construction and reconfiguration of seating areas, and ownership disputes.

 

Seat Improvement: Season ticket holders are eligible to request a seat improvement. The degree of seat movement will depend on the number of cancellations after each season, as well as the assigned priority date. A season ticket deposit must be paid to be eligible for an upgrade. To request seat improvement, submit a written request each season to the Seahawks Ticket Operations Office by the initial due date. All late requests will be considered the following season.

 

Single Game Tickets: Single game tickets for the general public may be purchased by visiting any Ticketmaster outlet in Washington, Oregon or British Columbia, by calling (206) 628-0888, by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, or through the Seahawks Box Office.

 

Super Bowl Tickets: Should the Seahawks make it to the Super Bowl, season ticket holders will have the opportunity to participate in a random drawing for Super Bowl tickets. When not participating in the Super Bowl, the Seahawks receive a very limited number of tickets to that event. Therefore, we are unable to offer Super Bowl tickets to season ticket holders or the general public.

 

Ticket Office Locations: The Seahawks’ Season Ticket Sales Office is located on the south end of the stadium; the box office is located on the northwest side of the stadium.

 

Ticketmaster Outlets: Tickets may be purchased by visiting any Ticketmaster ticket centers in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, by calling Ticketmaster and charging tickets to VISA, Mastercard or American Express at (206) 628-0888, or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Transfer policy:

 

•Charter Seats: Subject to the restrictions and guidelines set forth in the “Charter Seat License Terms and Conditions,” a Charter Seat License may not be transferred more than once each calendar year except in the case of the death of the Licensee.

 

•Club Seats: Except in accordance with the terms of the Club Seat Agreement, the Licensee shall not sell, assign, sublease, pledge, use as collateral, or otherwise transfer or encumber the License, or any of the Licensee’s rights and obligations under the License, without prior written consent of the Seattle Seahawks. This consent may be withheld at the Seattle Seahawks’ sole discretion. Any attempted sale, assignment, sublease, pledge, use as collateral, transfer, or encumbrance against the License Agreement shall be null and void and of no effect.

 

•General Seating: Season ticket accounts in general seating areas are non-transferable.

 

Wheelchair/Companion Ticket Exchanges: Nondisabled/fixed Seahawks tickets may be exchanged for wheelchair/companion tickets if non-disabled ticket holders want to give/sell their tickets to individuals requiring wheelchair/companion seats. Be advised that non-disabled fans need to contact the Seahawks Box Office immediately for such exchanges. The Seahawks will make ticket exchanges to the closest ticket price location, subject to availability.

 

Wheelchair/Companion Ticket Fraud: Wheelchair/companion ticket fraud includes, but is not limited to, misrepresentation of a disability for the purpose of obtaining wheelchair/companion seating. The Seattle Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. reserve the right to take appropriate action up to and including relocation, ejection or season ticket revocation for wheelchair/ companion ticket fraud. The Seattle Seahawks and First & Goal reserve the sole right to determine if said fraud was perpetrated.

 

Skateboarding/Rollerblading

Skateboarding and/or rollerblading on property surrounding Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center are strictly prohibited.

 

Smoking Areas

Smoking is not permitted in Seahawks Stadium seating areas or the Seahawks Exhibition Center. Guests may smoke in designated smoking areas only, including ramps.

 

Solicitation/Literature

Any persons without written consent from either First & Goal or the Seattle Seahawks are prohibited from soliciting contributions or distributing literature on Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center property (inside or outside).

 

Spectator Services Centers

Got a question? Any Guest Services representative can offer assistance; or you can visit one of our Spectator Services Centers located throughout the stadium. Spectator Services Centers are provided to help with questions or concerns, to check strollers, and assist in finding lost guests or items.

 

Stadium Exhibition Center

Open since 1999, the Seahawks Exhibition Center is the largest facility of its kind in the Northwest and is adjacent to Seahawks Stadium. The building attracts a variety of events and trade shows, entertains millions of visitors, and contributes over half a billion dollars a year to the state economy. For booking information, see Event Booking.

 

Strollers

Strollers are allowed in Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. During stadium events, strollers too large to be stored under a seat may be checked at the nearest Spectator Services Center.

 

Suite Rental

The stadium’s suites are among the largest in professional sports. Varying in size from 12 to 36 seats, these luxury suites offer every amenity for comfort and viewing pleasure. For further information, please refer to www.seahawks.com or call (206) 381-7800 for current availability.

 

Tailgate Party

The Seahawks Tailgate Party takes place before every home game in the Seahawks Exhibition Center. Doors open three hours before the game so tailgaters may experience games, NFL broadcasts on multi-screen televisions, Seahawks alumni appearances, Sea Gals performances, food concessions and more. The Seahawks will broadcast live from the Tailgate Party during each home game.

 

The general public is welcome and fans are not required to have a ticket for the game to enter. There will be direct access to the stadium from the Tailgate Party. Doors to the Tailgate Party close at kickoff.

 

Tours

Public tours can be held at the stadium to provide an up-close view of the press box, locker rooms, suites, and more. Tours depart from the Seahawks Pro Shop on the west side of the stadium. Please call (206) 381-7555 to confirm the current tour schedule and ticket price.

 

Transportation

Please see Parking and Transportation.

 

Umbrellas

Umbrellas are permitted in the stadium provided they do not interfere with other guests’ enjoyment of an event.

 

Video Boards (HawkVision)

The video boards at Seahawks Stadium are called HawkVision and represent a “one-of-a-kind” approach to sports venue video displays. HawkVision was designed, engineered and built to deliver video and graphic images of the highest resolution and clarity to fans. The south video board, measuring approximately 84 feet wide by 24 feet high, will display video in a super landscape format. The North Tower’s board is the first-ever portrait layout, measuring approximately 44 feet wide by nearly 50 feet high. Together, the HawkVision video boards represent some of the largest viewing surfaces in the NFL.

 

For birthday and anniversary recognition on the video board at Seahawks games, call Patti Sipes at (206) 381-7841. The price for the birthday/anniversary package is $30.

 

Washington State Public Stadium Authority

The Washington State Public Stadium Authority (PSA) is the public owner of Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center. When voters approved Referendum 48 in 1997, the PSA was created to oversee the construction and operation of the facility on behalf of the public. The PSA has a seven-member board appointed by the governor. The PSA can be reached at (206) 381-7940 or by visiting www.stadium.org.

 

Will Call Windows

Seahawks public Will Call windows are located in the northwest corner of the stadium, and will open two hours prior to kickoff on game days.

 

Press and player Will Call is located at the southwest corner and will open three hours prior to kickoff.

 

Will Call locations vary for other Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center events. Please call the First & Goal office at (206) 381-7555 for specific event information.

 

Seahawks Stadium Fun Facts

 

Seahawks Stadium has approximately:

 

•67,000 fixed seats, which can be expanded to 72,000

 

•63 restrooms

 

•1,400 seats for people with disabilities and their companions

 

•10,000 cubic yards of concrete, equal to a three-foot-wide sidewalk running from Seattle to Boise, ID

 

•3,756 miles of cable, which could reach from Seattle to beyond the Panama Canal

 

•841 televisions

 

•50 food concessions and 47 beer concessions

Other fun

Other fun facts:

 

•FieldTurf™ production used more than 35,000 recycled tennis shoes and 30,000 recycled tires

 

•The stadium roof contains 5,700 tons of steel—equal to 35 Statues of Liberty!

 

•Over 97% of the concrete from the Kingdome was processed and recycled (50% of it was used at the stadium site)

 

For further information please contact the Seattle Seahawks 1-888-NFL-HAWK (1-888-635-4295)

 

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center

800 Occidental Ave. S.

Seattle, Washington 98134

www.seahawksstadium.com

 

First & Goal Incorporated

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center

800 Occidental Ave. S., No. 200

Seattle, Washington 98134

Tel: (206) 381-7555

www.firstandgoal.com

 

Washington State Public Stadium Authority

Seahawks Stadium and Exhibition Center

800 Occidental Ave. S., No. 700

Seattle, Washington 98134

Tel: (206) 381-7940

www.stadium.org