Indianapolis Colts

September 24, 2015

The Indianapolis Colts promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts alcohol management plan ensures that fans have a safe and fun experience.


  • Centerplate
  • Zink Distributing
  • Bud Light
  • Contemporary Services Corporation
  • TEAM Coalition

Alcohol Service Policies:

Age to Check ID: 30 and younger
Max Alcohol Drinks: 2/person/ possession
Max Cup Size: 24 oz
Bottles: Sold with caps off
Cans: Yes
Liquor Sold: Yes

Cut-off Policies:

Concession Stands: End of 3rd
Hawkers: End of Half
Clubs/Suites: 1 Hr After Game Ends
Night Games: Halfway through 3rd Quarter

Tailgating Policies:

Time Lots Open: Day Games – 5 Hours before Kick-off
Sunday Night Games – 4 Hours before Kick-off
Monday Night Games – 3 Hours before Kick-off
Prohibited Items: Glass containers, kegs, funnels
Permitted Items: Plastic bottles, cans, small BBQs

Text Messaging System:

Fans are encouraged to anonymously text stadium management to report violations of the Fan Code of Conduct.
Text Number: 78247– INDY + Message

None of the organizations that operate Lucas Oil Stadium currently use TEAM for alcohol management training.

There are 4 locations of the Bud Light Good Sport designated driver program at Lucas Oil Stadium. Fans who pledge to be designated drivers receive a complimentary soft drink and a chance to be selected as the Designated Driver for the Game. Designated Drivers for the Game are recognized on the stadium video board and receive a special prize from the Colts.

Continuing for the 2016 NFL season, the Indianapolis Colts are facing off against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Bud Light Good Sport Designated Driver Challenge. Colts fans who pledge to be designated drivers at Lucas Oil Field earn the Colts a touchdown (6 points) in the Challenge. Colts fans who “Like” the Colts Designated Driver Challenge Facebook page earn the Colts an extra point in the Challenge.

Please make the pledge to be a responsible Colts fan and help the Colts win the Challenge!

2016 Colts Total: 2015 League Total: 262,206
Indianapolis Colts fans are the best in the NFL because of their enthusiasm, team support, and Hoosier hospitality. The players, coaches, staff, and fans shape the Colts image. We encourage our fans to create a high-energy environment supporting the home team while maintaining a family-oriented atmosphere.

The Indianapolis Colts have established Rules of Conduct that will allow everyone in attendance at Lucas Oil Stadium to enjoy all aspects of a National Football League game. We ask that everyone conduct themselves in a manner that does not take away from other’s enjoyment of the game. Any violation of these rules could result in immediate expulsion from the stadium and potential revocation of season ticket privileges. These rules include, but are not limited to:

  • Entering the playing field or interfering with the progress of the game
  • Refusing to show a ticket when asked by a stadium representative
  • Attempting to sit in seats for which you are not properly ticketed
  • Using foul or abusive language or gestures
  • Threatening other patrons with words and/or actions
  • Fighting
  • Throwing or kicking any object in Lucas Oil Stadium or onto the field
  • Interfering with other guests’ ability to enjoy the game
  • Wearing clothing with abusive or vulgar terminology or inappropriate photographs or symbols
  • Wearing obscene or indecent clothing
  • Displaying obscene or indecent signs
  • Standing on seats or chairs
  • Stepping over chairs from one row to another
  • Standing, sitting or loitering in aisles, stairs, ramps or other areas of conveyance
  • Placing food or beverages on walls, ledges or overhangs that may spill or drop on guests below
  • Being in possession of liquor containers, bottles, cans, liquid containers and coolers (except for guests with special medical or dietary needs)
  • Being in possession of Food not dispensed by Lucas Oil Stadium concessionaires
  • Running or jogging in Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Public intoxication
  • Possession or use of drugs
  • Public indecency
  • Possession or use of drugs
  • Obstructing justice
  • Criminal trespass
  • Selling items or tickets on Lucas Oil Stadium property
  • Distributing or displaying handbills without prior consent
  • Smoking (except outside gates) or spitting