Los Angeles sports, government and law enforcement officials and the L.A. Sports Council announced Tuesday, that they would enact a uniform Southern California Fan Code of Conduct that provides guidelines for good fan behavior…The L.A. Sports Council describes itself as an”outgrowth of the success of the 1984 Olympic Games.”
The 10-point code, will be adopted to “promote fans’ enjoyment and safety and will be applied at every major pro and college venue in SoCal, i.e. the Staples Center, Rose Bowl and Dodger Stadium.
Since every major professional sports league already has a fan code of conduct and teams are allowed to have their own policies on the matter, there is really no point to the fan code of conduct. Plus, many of the points are actually offenses and punishable by law. The list is as follows:
Profanity or other offensive language, whether spoken or appearing on apparel.
Smoking (except in designated smoking areas).
Intoxication or excessive alcohol co...