Infield General Admission and Tailgate Space Guidelines

POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

  • Gates open at 10AM and close at 7PM on race day – all spectators must be off the grounds by 7PM.
  • Races run rain or shine – NO exchanges, credits or refunds.
  • Children 12 and under are free, but must be accompanied by an adult.
  • NO pets allowed except for certified service dogs and GSA pre-approved groups.
  • Hang your Parking Pass from your rear view mirror, with the colored side facing the windshield – must have a parking pass to enter property.
  • Follow directional signs and instructions from parking attendants – park only in your assigned or designated space(s).
  • Must wear arm bands/badges/official credentials at all times and be prepared to show security and GSA officials/volunteers upon request.
  • Only GSA and NSA officials allowed at the Kingston Downs Race Course, Tower,  OTR Tent, Jockey House, Barns and Sponsor Hill.
  • Must have proper credentials for access to VIP Parking, Private Party Tents and Sponsor Hill (upper terrace).
  • Utilize Uber (code: GASteeplechase) and Lyft – drop off and pick up ONLY in General Admission Parking.
  • Visibly intoxication and disorderly conduct will not be tolerated and can result in ejection from the race grounds by security.
  • Place all trash in provided receptacles and leave your space as clean as you found it.
  • Avoid excessive alcohol consumption and assign a designated driver or use a ride-sharing service.
  • No glass containers with the exception of beer, wine and liquor bottles where allowed on the grounds – please utilize plastic when possible.
  • No loud music.
  • No solicitation or distribution of material other than approved material by GSA.
  • For your safety and the safety of the horses, spectators are NOT allowed to touch the horses at any time.
  • Pedestrian crossing of the race track is only allowed by GSA staff and only at marked areas.
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase in the infield by sponsor vendors ONLY – MUST be 21 with a valid ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.
  • Read below for additional policies pertaining to your particular ticket.

POLICIES FOR GENERAL ADMISSION (INFIELD)

  • Hang your Parking Pass from your rear view mirror, with the colored side facing the windshield – must have a parking pass to enter property.
  • Must wear and be prepared to show arm bands/badges/official credentials at all times.
  • Parking allowed in designated General Admission Parking ONLY.
  • No food, beverages, alcohol, coolers, large bags, backpacks, tents, canopies, awnings, stand up or large umbrellas or large tables allowed.
  • NO pets allowed except certified service dogs and GSA approved groups.
  • Children 12 and under are free, but must be accompanied by adult.
  • General Admission ticket holders can bring chairs, small tables, personal umbrellas, blankets and lawn games.
  • Access to General Admission area and ALL infield activities and food and drink vendors.
  • NO access to Private Tent Parties, Subscriber Homestretch or Subscriber Backstretch Tailgating, Kingston Downs Race Course, Tower, Jockey House or Sponsor Hill areas as these spaces are reserved.
  • All attendees are responsible for disposing of their own trash – receptacles are placed throughout the property.
  • No commercial or political flags or signage are permitted.
  • All spectators must be off the grounds by 7PM.
  • The aisles between parking MUST remain clear for emergency safety.

POLICIES FOR RESERVED INFIELD HOMESTRETCH AND BACKSTRETCH TAILGATE SPACES

  • Hang your parking pass from your rear view mirror with the color coded side facing the windshield – must have a parking pass to enter the property.
  • Vehicles in reserved tailgate sections can be no larger than a mini-van, SUV or standard–sized pickup – spaces are 10′ wide by 20′ deep and only 1 vehicle per designated space allowed (additional parking in General Admission).
  • Must wear and be prepared to show arm bands/badges/official credentials at all times.
  • NO pets allowed except certified service dogs and approved groups.
  • Children 12 and under are free, but must be accompanied by adult.
  • No charcoal grills, propane grills, deep-fat fryers, open flames or ovens permitted by order of the Fire Marshall.
  • If using chaffing dishes and fuel for food preparation, patron MUST have a working fire extinguisher at the tailgate space.
  • NO HIGH PEAK Tents allowed and only one 10×10 tent per space (if no vehicles, two 10×10 tents or 1 20×20 allowed per space).
  • If utilizing a tent(s), patrons must have a tie-down plan in the event of high winds/severe weather to ensure the safety of your guests and those around you.
  • Access to ALL infield activities and food and beverage vendors.
  • NO access to Private Party Tents, Tower, Jockey House and Sponsor Hill areas as these spaces are reserved.
  • All attendees are responsible for disposing of their own trash – receptacles are placed throughout the property.
  • No political flags or signage are permitted.
  • All spectators must be off the grounds by 7PM.
  • The aisle between rows MUST remain clear for emergency safety.

POLICIES FOR GUARANTOR SPACES

  • Hang your parking pass from your rear view mirror with the color coded side facing the windshield – must have a parking pass to enter the property.
  • Vehicles in reserved tailgate sections can be no larger than a mini-van, SUV or standard–sized pickup – spaces are 10′ wide by 20′ deep and only 1 vehicle per designated space allowed (additional parking in Guarantor Lot).
  • Must wear and be prepared to show arm bands/badges/official credentials at all times.
  • Pre-Party Access from 11-1 – must show band/badge for entry and must  be 21+ with valid ID to consume alcoholic beverages.
  • NO pets allowed except certified service dogs and GSA approved groups.
  • Children 12 and under are free, but must be accompanied by adult.
  • No charcoal grills, propane grills, deep-fat fryers, open flames or ovens permitted by order of the Fire Marshall.
  • If using chaffing dishes and fuel for food preparation, patron MUST have a working fire extinguisher at the tailgate space.
  • NO HIGH PEAK Tents allowed and only one 10×10 tent per space (if no vehicles, two 10×10 tents or 1 20×20 allowed per space).
  • If utilizing a tent(s), patrons must have a tie-down plan in the event of high winds/severe weather to ensure the safety of your guests and those around you.
  • Access to ALL infield activities and food and beverage vendors.
  • NO access to Private Party Tents (other than the Pre-Party from 11-1), Tower, Jockey House or barns as these spaces are private & reserved.
  • All attendees are responsible for disposing of their own trash – receptacles are placed throughout the property.
  • No political flags or signage are permitted.
  • All spectators must be off the grounds by 7PM.
  • The aisle between rows MUST remain clear for emergency safety.

POLICIES FOR PREMIER LAWN BOXES

  • Hang your parking pass from your rear view mirror with the color coded side facing the windshield – must have a parking pass to enter the property.
  • Parking for Lawn Box patrons is VIP on Sponsor Hill.
  • Must wear and be prepared to show arm bands/badges/official credentials at all times.
  • NO pets allowed except certified service dogs and GSA approved groups.
  • Children 12 and under are free, but must be accompanied by adult.
  • No charcoal grills, propane grills, deep-fat fryers, open flames or ovens permitted by order of the Fire Marshall.
  • If using chaffing dishes and fuel for food preparation, patron must have a working fire extinguisher at the tailgate space.
  • NO Tents allowed.
  • Section A has Pre-Party access from 11-1 (sections B & C do NOT). Must be 21+ with valid ID to consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Access to ALL infield activities and food and beverage vendors.
  • NO access to Private Party Tents (other than Section A’s access to the Pre-Party from 11-1), Tower, Jockey House or barns as these spaces are private & reserved.
  • All attendees are responsible for disposing of their own trash – receptacles are placed throughout the property.
  • No political flags or signage are permitted.
  • All spectators must be off the grounds by 7PM.
  • The aisle between rows MUST remain clear for emergency safety.

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

  • General Admission ticket holders entering pedestrian gates are NOT permitted to bring alcohol, food, beverages, coolers, awnings, canopies, large or standing umbrellas, large bags or backpacks on to property.
  • Only reserved tailgate, premiere lawn box, corporate tents and registered caterers are permitted to bring alcohol to their location.
  • No glass with the exception of beer, wine and liquor bottles in approved areas – please utilize plastic when possible.
  • Visibly intoxicated and disorderly conduct attendees will not be tolerated and may be subject to ejection from the property by security.
  • No loud music.
  • No tailgating, food or alcohol consumption is permitted in General Admission parking areas.
  • For your safety and the safety of the horses, spectators are NOT allowed to touch the race horses at any time.
  • No one is permitted on the race course except at pedestrian crossing when allowed by gate attendants.
  • Must be 21+ with valid ID to purchase alcoholic beverages from our approved vendors.

Thank you!

 

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