Code of Conduct

Die Innenstadt Code of Conduct

Welcome to Die Innenstadt! We're thrilled to have you join our passionate community of soccer supporters. As a member, you are an integral part of creating a positive and inclusive environment for everyone involved. Our code of conduct outlines the standards of behavior expected from all members, whether at matchday events, membership gatherings, or within our online community. By purchasing a membership, you agree to abide by the following guidelines:

1. Respect and Inclusivity:
  • Treat all members, fans, players, and staff with respect, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristic.
  • Avoid discriminatory language or behavior including, but not limited to, slurs, insults, or gestures.
  • Embrace diversity and celebrate the inclusive nature of our community.
2. Sportsmanship:
  • Cheer passionately for our team without resorting to excessive or offensive language or behavior.
  • Respect opposing teams, players, and fans, refraining from hostility or aggression towards them.
  • Accept the decisions of match officials and avoid disruptive behavior that may detract from the enjoyment of others.
3. Responsible Consumption:
  • Drink alcohol responsibly and in accordance with local laws and venue regulations.
  • Refrain from excessive intoxication that may lead to disruptive behavior or endanger yourself or others.
4. Safety and Security:
  • Follow all instructions from stadium staff, security personnel, and law enforcement officers.
  • Report any safety concerns or incidents to the appropriate authorities immediately.
  • Do not engage in violence, vandalism, or any behavior that jeopardizes the safety of others.
5. Online Conduct:
  • Engage in respectful and constructive dialogue on our online platforms, including social media, forums, and chat groups.
  • Refrain from spreading false information or engaging in online harassment or bullying.
  • Represent Die Innenstadt positively in all online interactions, understanding that your conduct reflects on the group as a whole.
6. Compliance with MLS Code of Conduct:
  • Familiarize yourself with both the MLS Code of Conduct and the TQL Stadium  Fan Code of Conduct and adhere to the standards at all times.
  • Understand that violations of either the MLS Code of Conduct or  the TQL Stadium  Fan Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action, including revocation of membership privileges.
7. Reporting Violations:
  • If you witness or experience any behavior that violates this code of conduct, please report it to Die Innenstadt leadership or designated authorities promptly.
  • All reports will be taken seriously and handled with discretion and fairness.
By purchasing a membership with Die Innenstadt, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to abide by this code of conduct. We are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment where all members can enjoy supporting our team together. Thank you for your cooperation and dedication to upholding these standards.

Note: This code of conduct is subject to periodic review and updates by Die Innenstadt leadership to ensure its effectiveness and relevance.