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STADIUM

Stadium

Spectator Rules

To all J.League spectators

Thank you for always supporting and watching the J.League. We want to perform as well as we can in response to your support. That is the same feeling that all players have.
More Higher skill, more powerful power, and more refined teamwork.
And above all else, fair play.

I would also like to ask all fans to cheer fairly and help create an exciting atmosphere during the match.
To that end, the J.League has established common rules and etiquette for all clubs in all matches.

We want all fans who visit the stadium to have a pleasant and enjoyable time.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Let's create a great match where the players' play and your enthusiastic support come together.

J.League Common Spectating Manners and Rules

  • Bringing in flammable items such as fireworks, firecrackers, and smoke grenades is prohibited.
  • Bottles and cans are prohibited
  • Throwing things onto the field is prohibited
  • No jumping onto the field
  • Prohibition of violence
  • Prohibition of discriminatory, insulting or offensive speech or behavior

■There are some items that cannot be brought into the stadium.

  • Fireworks, firecrackers, smoke bombs, gas horns, etc. are not permitted.
  • Bottles and cans cannot be brought in.
    Please transfer the contents into a paper cup at the entrance before entering.
  • Pets are not permitted to be brought to the event (except for guide dogs and hearing assistance dogs).
  • Please cooperate with baggage inspection at the entrance.

■Please observe proper cheering etiquette.

  • Please hang cheering banners and banners in the designated areas so as not to interfere with spectators or match management.
  • Please refrain from any discriminatory, insulting or offensive statements or actions that go against public order and morals.
  • Leaning forward from the front of the second and third floor seats and waving large flags is prohibited.

■Please do not do anything that will disrupt the running of the match.

  • The use of loudspeakers, sirens, whistles, etc. is prohibited.
  • Do not throw anything onto the field.
  • Please do not enter the field.

■Please refrain from doing anything that may cause inconvenience to other customers or residents living near the stadium.

  • Please refrain from leaving luggage in the aisles or standing in the aisles while watching or cheering.
    For safety, please help keep the aisles open.
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the stadium.
  • Please refrain from using the parking lots of nearby public facilities (emergency medical facilities, etc.).

GAMBA OSAKA match etiquette and rules

In order to ensure the safety of stadium visitors, our club operates matches based on management regulations.
If any acts prohibited by the management regulations or acts that pose security risks are committed, you may be asked to follow disciplinary measures such as being asked to leave or barred from entering the venue.
Please also be aware that you may be barred from entering games at stadiums other than the one where the violation occurred.
We ask for your cooperation to ensure safety.

About spectating

  • Each ticket is valid for one person and one time only on the day (if the match date is changed, the ticket will only be valid for the same match).
  • Please note that resold tickets will be invalid and you may be denied entry. We are also not responsible for any troubles that may occur with resold tickets.
  • If you are injured at the match venue, we will provide first aid, but we will not be held responsible for any subsequent injuries.
  • Tickets will not be reissued under any circumstances, including loss, fire, damage, etc. In addition, tickets will only be refunded if the match cannot be held, is cancelled, or does not go ahead due to force majeure, but travel expenses etc. will not be compensated (in such cases, the ticket stub will be required, so please keep it in a safe place).
  • Tickets purchased cannot be exchanged or changed for any reason.
  • Smoking areas will be open until the last 10 minutes of the show.
  • We have a nursing room and a kids' room. (Eating and drinking are prohibited in the kids' room.)
  • When you leave, please check your surroundings and make sure you have not left anything behind.
  • In order to ease congestion, we will implement staggered exits.

Regarding special bus service

Before the match
  • Kintetsu Bus: JR Ibaraki Station - Expo'70 Memorial Stadium(approximately 15 minutes walk to the stadium)
After the match
  • Hankyu Bus: Stadium to Hankyu Yamada Station
  • Nishitetsu Bus: Stadium - Namba Station via Yodoyabashi Station
    * Advance reservations required https://www.nishitetsutravel.jp/triumph/gamba/
  • Osaka City Bus: Stadium - Osaka Station via Shin-Osaka Station
    *On the day of the match, sales will be held at the general information desks inside and outside the stadium.
  • Kintetsu Bus: Expo'70 Memorial Stadium(approximately 15 minutes walk to the stadium) - JR Ibaraki Station

GAMBA OSAKA Panasonic Stadium Suita Prohibited Actions

  • Making discriminatory or insulting statements or actions on grounds of race, skin color, sex, language, religion, politics, or any other grounds, as well as making statements or actions that go against public order and morals.
  • Posts not approved by the club (home clubs only)
  • Placing banners, gate flags, large flags, etc. on seats in areas not approved by the club
  • Use of megaphones, drums and gate flags in seats other than Gamba supporter seats and visitor unreserved seats
  • Standing up to watch the game in seats other than the Gamba supporter seats or the visitor's unreserved seats
  • Standing on chairs to watch/cheering, hitting stadium equipment instead of clapping (hitting chairs, etc.)
  • Use of confetti and paper tape
  • Hitting or kicking stadium facilities (hitting or kicking chairs, etc.)
  • Going out after 10 minutes of the second half
  • Re-entry after 20 minutes of the second half
  • Disruption of operations (group protests, staying behind, lurking, blocking buses, etc.)
  • Any nuisance behavior inside or outside the stadium (such as Expo Park) (failure to follow instructions from staff, violence, intimidation, threats, or any behavior that the club considers to be disruptive to public order)
  • Behavior that causes inconvenience to neighboring residents
  • Unauthorized distribution, posting, fundraising, petitions, survey activities, and sales of goods
  • Bringing in and using laser pointers, loudspeaker sirens, whistles, etc. that may interfere with the running of the match
  • Use of large flags (large flags larger than 1,015mm x 1,575mm) in any area other than Gamba supporter seats or visitor unreserved seats
  • Use of large flags (flags with metal poles) in areas other than those designated by the Spectator Rules
  • Displaying banners in places other than the designated areas
  • Any slanderous or libelous acts against referees, players, Head Coach, spectators, or other related parties, or any banners (which will be removed immediately if the club determines that they are slanderous)
  • Cheering and watching with umbrellas open
  • Cutting in line illegally or taking up more spots than necessary
  • Putting luggage in the aisles or standing in the aisles while watching the game
  • Smoking inside the stadium
  • Unauthorized use of nearby parking lots and parking in no-parking zones
  • Leaning over or sticking your foot out over a fence or handrail
  • Sitting or straddling fences or railings
  • Disruptive behavior within the venue
  • Run around the venue
  • Any conduct that causes inconvenience to other spectators inside or outside the stadium (such as at Expo Park)
  • Use of drones and selfie sticks

Any other conduct that the club deems inappropriate

To all visiting team supporters

*If you plan to support the visiting team or wear/support uniforms and merchandise, we ask that you purchase a visitor unreserved seat, Category 4 Mixed Fan Seating, or Category 4 Front View Mixed Fan Seating seat.
Seats other than the visitor unreserved seats, Category 4 Mixed Fan Seating, and Category 4 Front View Mixed Fan Seating seats are home areas, and watching the game while cheering for the visiting team or wearing or using uniforms or merchandise is not permitted.
Please note.
Customers with tickets for the visitor unreserved seating or wearing visiting team merchandise will not be allowed to enter the Gamba supporter seats area.
Please note that we will check whether you are wearing your ticket or merchandise at various points in the concourse when entering each area.

Regarding smoking areas

In accordance with the partial revision of the Health Promotion Act that came into effect in April 2020, we aim to create a cleaner, more comfortable "smoke-free stadium."
As part of this effort, the main smoking areas located around the stadium will be exclusively for smokeless heated tobacco products, with the use of cigarettes being restricted.
Specifically, the smoking areas located in front of Gates Gate 3 and Gate 4, as shown in the map of the stadium area below, will be designated as smokeless heated tobacco smoking areas only.
Due to changes in bicycle parking lot operations, customers who smoke cigarettes should check the information for each match for smoking areas.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Around the stadium

Rules for displaying support banners and using large flags

Please note that only official flags (flags sold and distributed by GAMBA OSAKA as merchandise) and items that have been applied for in advance and for which the club has contacted you to confirm they can be displayed will be permitted to be displayed.

Please note that you do not need to renew the posters that you have been notified of by the club each season. However, if there are any changes to the design, please be sure to submit an application.

*Please note that even if a display has been approved, GAMBA OSAKA may refuse to display it on the day of the match to prevent any trouble.
*The reception schedule is subject to change. If there are any changes, we will inform you on our website.
*Posting any discriminatory wording is strictly prohibited for any reason. We will refuse entry to you.

About the postings

When displaying your banner, please be sure to follow the instructions of the staff.
When posting, please be careful not to create crowds.
If you do not follow the instructions, your poster may not be displayed.
Only items that have been approved for Application for posting materials may be posted.
Banners cannot be displayed in a way that covers organizer or stadium advertising materials.
About the back stand display area
Please note that from the 2024 season onwards, due to the installation of partner signs, it will no longer be possible to display them.
*Gate flags will only be displayed on the Gamba supporters' seats and visitor unreserved seats.


Places where you can display support banners (GAMBA OSAKA: Gold , Visiting team: Grey )

  • Gamba supporter seat side
  • Visitor unreserved seating upper floor (5F)

    *The location of the visitor unreserved seating banners will vary depending on the match, so this will be explained during the pre-match briefing or when you enter the stadium.
    *The height of displays at the front of the 5th floor must be within 1m.

  • Main stand
  • Main Stand 5F

    *Postings cannot cover block names or guide signs.

Regarding the use of large flags (flags using metal poles)

When using large flags (flags using metal poles), please follow the instructions of event organizers, security staff, or security personnel.
Please use with caution to avoid injuring those around you.
Please note that for match management purposes, the club may decide to cancel use of the facility.

Large flags (flags using metal poles) Usage area (GAMBA OSAKA: Gold , Visiting team: Grey )

  • Gamba supporter seat side
  • Visitor unreserved seating upper floor (5F)

    *The location of the visitor unreserved seating banners will vary depending on the match, so this will be explained during the pre-match briefing or when you enter the stadium.

Concourse Movement

Basically, you can move around the Lower levels concourse of the stadium.
However, customers with tickets for Gamba supporter seats or those wearing GAMBA OSAKA support goods will not be allowed to enter the visitor unreserved seating area.
If you plan to wear visiting team support goods, please purchase a Visitor Unreserved Seat, Category 4 Mixed Fan Seating, or Category 4 FV Mix ticket.
Customers with tickets for the visitor unreserved seating or wearing visiting team merchandise will not be allowed to enter the Gamba supporter seats area.
Please note that we will check whether you are wearing your ticket or merchandise at various points in the concourse when entering each area.

We appreciate your cooperation in creating a safe and secure stadium.