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K-State Basketball Gameday Guide
Football Gameday Guide Bramlage Coliseum Guide Other Venue Policies
K-State Athletics

The Kansas State Athletics Department welcomes you to Manhattan. It is our intention to present all guests with clean, comfortable, friendly and safe facilities with superior hospitality. Please contact any member of the Athletics Operations staff with questions and/or concerns regarding your experience at K-State athletic events. This site is created and updated through the Athletics Operations office and is intended to offer an informative resource to anyone attending Wildcat athletic events.


Guests wishing to report an incident or needing assistance may text their request by entering the word catfan followed by their message and seat location to 69050. The request will be directed to the stadium dispatcher who will direct the appropriate response and action to resolve the issue. Message and data rates may apply.


Interested in working for K-State Athletics on gameday? Fill out the Event Staff Application to apply for an on-call position for K-State games and events.

Download Event Staff Application PDF

Accessible Seating
Seating for guests with disabilities and companions are available in Sections 3, 9, 13, 14, 17 and 22. Upon request, disabled patrons may also be seated at court level on the southwest end of the floor.

It is prohibited to bring alcohol into Bramlage Coliseum. Violators will be subject to ejection and applicable legal action.

Bags and Bag Search
Small bags, purses, diaper bags, fanny packs, etc., are permitted inside Bramlage Coliseum. All persons and items brought into the Coliseum are subject to search.

Banners and Signs
Banners and pep signs are allowed provided they are hand-held of reasonable size, can be stored beneath the seat and do not block the view of other patrons. Any banner or sign containing profanity or objectionable material will be confiscated.

Concessions are available on the concourse when the Coliseum gates open prior to an event. No other food may be brought into the arena.

Guests are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times during an event. K-State promotes the Big 12 Conference Code of Sportsmanship and encourages guests to treat spectators, players, coaches and officials with courtesy. Violators of Coliseum policies are subject to ejection and applicable legal action.

Elevator Passes
Guests requiring access to court-level seating may utilize the service elevator located on the south concourse of the Coliseum. All patrons must receive an elevator pass from an Event Staff attendant to utilize the elevator.

Electronic Ticket Scanning
All tickets will be electronically scanned in order to verify authenticity. Tickets which have been logged in upon entry cannot be reused by another guest. Patrons assume all risks for tickets purchased through sources other than the K-State Athletics Ticket Office.

Exiting the Coliseum
Passout privileges are not permitted for events conducted in Bramlage Coliseum.

First Aid
Medical services are available at the First Aid station on the concourse near Section 3 on the southwest side of the Coliseum. In case of emergency, please contact an Event Staff attendant, supervisor or police officer.

Loge Suites
Admission to the Premium Loge Suites is restricted to those with suite tickets or suite guest passes. For more information, contact the Athletics Development Office at 785-532-7715.

Lost Children
Parents should report a missing child to the Athletics offices on the concourse near Section 26. Lost children will be escorted to this area.

Lost and Found
Lost items can be claimed or turned in at the Athletics offices on the concourse near Section 26. Patrons may call 785-532-7600 with any questions regarding lost-and-found items after an event.

Officially licensed K-State merchandise is available for purchase on the concourse or at the K-State Super Store on the west side of Bill Snyder Family Stadium. No other merchandise is permitted to be sold on the grounds of the K-State Sports Complex. Guests approached by someone selling merchandise are asked to report the person and location to a parking attendant, Event Staff attendant or police.

Parking at the K-State Sports Complex opens 90 minutes prior to events at Bramlage Coliseum. For men's basketball games, there is reserved parking in both the east and west lots for members of the Ahearn Scholarship Fund, which requires a permit for access. For information about reserved parking, contact the Athletics Development Office at 785-532-7715.

For men's basketball, game-day general admission parking is available in either the east or west lots for $10 for cars and $25 for charter buses. For women's basketball, game-day general admission parking costs $5. Paid parking for fans with disabilities is available on a first-come, first-served basis in both the east and west lots. Guests must display a state-issued accessible license plate or hangtag and present a disability card along with a form of personal identification to access handicapped parking.

Hand-held still cameras are permitted for personal use. Cameras with telescopic lenses and video cameras are prohibited. Any commercial photography is prohibited. Event Staff members are authorized to evict guests violating these photography policies.

Souvenir game programs can be purchased at various locations on the concourse.

Prohibited Items

  • Alcoholic beverages or controlled substances
  • Cans, glass, bottles, ice chests, coolers, picnic baskets and insulated beverage containers
  • Large bags
  • Possession or use of firearms, explosives (including fireworks) or other weapons
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Live animals (except Guide and Service Dogs)
  • Noisemakers and laser pointers
  • Large flags, flagpoles and items obstructing sightlines
  • Large strollers
  • Throwing of any objects
  • Standing in aisles
  • Portable seat cushions with cloth, rubber or plastic bottoms are permitted in Bramlage Coliseum provided they are no wider than 18-inches in width. Any cushion not meeting this standard must be returned to the patron’s vehicle or will be held for pickup until after the event.
Public Address Announcements
Individuals will be paged over the public address system only in cases of emergency. Please direct any inquiries or questions to the Athletics offices on the concourse near Section 26.

Smoking is prohibited inside Bramlage Coliseum. Those wishing to smoke are directed to the designated smoking corrals outside the Coliseum at the Northwest and Northeast entry gates.

University policy prohibits solicitations of any unauthorized item for sale, trade or giveaway on the grounds of the K-State Sports Complex. This includes solicitation of charitable donations and game or event tickets. Violators of this policy will be asked to leave the Coliseum grounds and may be cited for trespassing.

Courtesy telephones are located on the concourse near Sections 3, 9, 17 and 22.

General Information: All persons ages 2 and older must present a ticket to enter Bramlage Coliseum. Tickets, if available, may be purchased at the Athletics Ticket Office located at the Southwest Entrance or prior to an event at the satellite ticket booths located at the Northwest and Northeast gates. The Athletics Ticket Office is open from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday and generally one (1) hour prior to an event unless otherwise specified. Patrons assume all risks for tickets purchased through sources other than the K-State Athletics Ticket Office.

Will Call: Pre-purchased general public tickets may be picked up at the Southwest satellite ticket booth beginning one (1) hour prior to an event. Only the person whose name is on the ticket order may pick up the tickets. A photo ID is required for all will-call orders.

Player-Guests: The will-call windows for player-guest tickets for both K-State and the visiting team are located at the Athletics Ticket Office at the Southwest Entrance. Each person for whom an admission ticket has been left must be present and display a photo ID to receive a ticket. Ticket windows generally open one (1) hour prior to an event unless otherwise specified.

Lost/Misplaced Tickets: For lost or misplaced season tickets, the Athletics Ticket Office may re-issue tickets to the ticket-holder of record only. A service fee is charged for each replacement ticket. For season tickets that have been lost in the mail or stolen, contact the Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-221-CATS for replacement information.

Football Gameday Guide Bramlage Coliseum Guide Other Venue Policies