Oct. 25, 2001
Florida State University police officials are reminding
all fans that no food or beverage is allowed to be brought into Doak S.
Campbell Stadium for the Maryland game or the remainder of the home
schedule. The policy has been in effect for years, but is being strictly
enforced this season along with a number of other security measures.
“We have been very pleased with the attitude and cooperation of the fans
towards the increased security measures so far,” said FSU Chief of Police
Carey Drayton. “We will continue to enforce strict security measures to make
the game a safe and enjoyable experience for our fans. Unfortunately this
will cause some inconvenience to those fans attempting to gain entry with
items in bags, or purses.”
Fans should also be aware that the temporary flight restrictions in place
around the stadium during the game does not prohibit a plane with a banner
from flying above 3,000 feet. “We would hope that companies would recognize
that current affairs have people nervous about attending events, and a plane
flying overhead merely contributes to that uneasiness, said Chief Drayton.”
Also, fan attending the game are reminded that Florida State does not sell
ANY food or beverages outside of the stadium so fans buying anything in the
parking lot are not buying from authorized vendors.”
All stadium gates will open two hours prior to kickoff (1:30 p.m.) for the
Maryland game this Saturday.