Building Policies

Smoking Policy
The University of Miami is a smoke-free campus, therefore smoking is prohibited at the Watsco Center.

Re-Entry Policy
There is NO re-entry into the Center.

Cameras and Audio/Video Equipment
Video Equipment is prohibited for all Watsco Center Events. Cameras are generally prohibited for all concerts, but permitted for most graduation ceremonies. Please check with individual school. For additional information please check the event page on the website or contact us for more information at 305-284-8686 option 7.

Banners, Signs and Flags
Guest are permitted to bring and display banners, signs, and flags inside Watsco Center as long as they do not interfere with the event, other Guests’ enjoyments of the game, existing arena signage, or contain any language deemed inappropriate by Watsco Center Management. Poles and/or sticks are prohibited. Banners, flags and/or signs may not exceed 2’x3’ in size. Certain events may not permit banners or signs of any type or at any time.

First Aid
If a guest requires first aid there is a First Aid Room located on the lower level under section 109.

Lost and Found
All lost items are brought to the Security Office. The item is tagged with the location found (section, row, seat), along with the date. After an event, lost items may be picked up at the Security Office. Items will be held for thirty days. Please call 305-284-8209 to see if your item has been found.

Alcohol Policy
Guests are not permitted to bring alcohol into the facility, nor are they permitted to leave with it. Alcohol may be served at select adult oriented concerts and events. Florida State laws prohibit the consumption of any alcoholic beverage by any persons under the age of 21. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone without proper identification.

Children Rules
All ages welcome. Child ticket policies vary per event, please call the venue at 305-284-8686. All strollers must be checked upon entering the building at our VIP Lobby entrance.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED
no aerosol cans
no alcoholic beverages
no illegal drugs
no animals
(except certified service dogs for disabled patrons)
no beach balls or other inflatables
no signs
no bota bags
no wine skins
no bullhorns
no noise makers
no cameras*
no recording devices*
no confetti
no fireworks
no firearms
no weapons
no backpacks
no bags larger than 8 1/2″ X 11″
no glass bottles
no aluminum cans
no coolers
no thermos containers
no laser pointers
no outside food or beverages
no skateboards
no roller blades
no sticks or clubs
no stools
no folding chairs
no water bottles/mugs
no baby strollers
no laptop computers
no umbrellas

* Camera/Recording Device policy varies per event. Please contact us for more information at 305-284-8686.

* Banners, Signs, and Flags policy varies per event. Please refer to the above policy regarding Banners, Signs, and Flags or contact us for more information at 305-284-8686.