Chicago Bulls

October 15, 2015

The Chicago Bulls promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at United Center. The Bulls Fan Code of Conduct and the details of the Bulls alcohol management plan that appear below ensure that fans have a safe and fun experience.

  • Levy Restaurants
  • Budweiser
  • TEAM Coalition

Alcohol Service Policies:

Age to Check ID: 30
Max Alcohol Drinks: 2/person/possession
Maximum Cup Size: 20 oz
Bottles: Sold with caps off
Liquor Sold: Yes

Cut-off Policies:

Concession Stands: Prior to the Start of the 4th Quarter
Hawkers: Prior to the Start of the 4th Quarter
Clubs/Suites: 1 Hr. After Game Ends

Report Inappropriate Behavior or Request Assistance

  • Please notify the nearest usher or arena representative or
  • Text ucassist with the section, row and issue to 69050

Alcohol Management training at United Center is not currently conducted by TEAM Coalition.

Designated Driver Program – For those guests 21 and over who wish not to consume alcohol while at the United Center. You may sign up for this program at either the Gates 2 or 6 Guest Relations booth where you will receive a coupon for one free regular size fountain soda.


Designated Driver Program Totals


  Bulls:     League:
2017-2018: 472     74,432
2016-2017: 827     68,379
2015-2016: 2,046     71,146
2014-2015: 871     68,537

The National Basketball Association, Chicago Bulls, and United Center are committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable sports & entertainment experience. NBA fans have a right to expect an environment where:

  • Players will respect and appreciate each and every fan.
  • Guests will be treated in a consistent, professional and courteous manner by all arena and team personnel.
  • Guests will enjoy the basketball experience free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
  • Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
  • Guests will sit only in their ticketed seats and show their tickets when requested.
  • Guests will not engage in fighting, throwing objects or attempting to enter the court, and those who engage in any of these actions will immediately be ejected from the game.
  • Guests will smoke in designated smoking areas only.
  • There will not be any obscene or indecent messages on signs or clothing.
  • Guests will comply with requests from arena staff regarding arena operations and emergency response procedures.

The arena staff has been trained to intervene where necessary to help ensure that the above expectations are met, and guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to the nearest usher, security guard or guest services staff member. Guests who choose not to adhere to these provisions will be subject to ejection without refund and revocation of season tickets and may also be in violation of city ordinances resulting in possible arrest and prosecution.

The NBA, Chicago Bulls, and United Center thank you for adhering to the provisions of the NBA Fan Code of Conduct.