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Stadium Policies / Code of Conduct


As part of our effort to make Joseph L. Bruno Stadium a safe & clean environment, the following items are not permitted to be brought into the stadium:

Food, Beverages, Coolers, Thermoses, Backpacks, Weapons, Tobacco, & Controlled Substances. Smaller bags & other articles are subject to inspection prior to entry.

If you have food allergies or other dietary restrictions, please call the ValleyCats ahead of time so we can best accomodate your needs. You can reach us at 518-629-2287. If you arrive at the park and have questions, you can speak with the ValleyCats representative in the administrative offices to left of the box office.  

Smoking is prohibited within Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.

Hudson Valley Community College is a tobacco free campus.

Ticket holders and patrons are responsible for their conduct as well as the conduct of their guests and/or persons using their tickets during games. Please respect the rights of others. 

Stadium staff will promptly intervene to support an environment where all event patrons can enjoy the game. 

Fans attending the games are required to refrain from the following behaviors:

  • Behavior that detracts from the day-of-game enjoyment of fellow fans.
  • Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, or illegal in nature.
  • Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or substance impairment that results in irresponsible behavior.
  • Foul or abusive language, obscene gestures towards, verbal or physical harassment of fellow fans, players, coaches, stadium personnel or umpires.
  • Interference with the process of the game, going onto to the field or throwing objects onto the playing surface.
  • Failing to follow instructions of stadium personnel.
  • Attempting to sit in a location other than your ticketed location.
  • Conduct that endangers spectators, participants or stadium personnel.
  • Bringing outside food or beverage into the stadium as that is prohibited at "The Joe.

Those who choose not to abide by the above provisions will result in: 
1) A verbal warning by ValleyCats staff and/or request to relocate seats. 
2) Documentation of the offense and a meeting with a member of the ValleyCats front office staff. 
3) Tickets revoked for current and/or future games.

Each incident will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and the ValleyCats reserve the right to issue an immediate ejection to any patron depending on the severity of their conduct. If you notice a problem, or would like to issue a complaint, please find the nearest ValleyCats employee for immediate assistance. Further assistance may be found at the Fan Services booth located behind home plate.

To report a problem, you may contact our main office at 518-629-2287, or e-mail us at

The ValleyCats thank you for your cooperation and understanding to help us keep Joseph L. Bruno Stadium a family friendly facility, and appreciate your support of ValleyCats baseball!