02/18/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/18/2020 16:48
Major League Soccer released an updated Fan Code of Conduct ahead of the 2020 season following consultation with the Independent Supporters Council (ISC), as well as members of Timbers Army and Emerald City Supporters.
The revisions include a clarification of the conduct, signage and language that is not permitted at league events during the upcoming season, including:
MLS officials and the ISC worked together to develop portions of the Fan Code of Conduct with feedback from other organizations, including input from social justice organizations, crowd management specialists and other leagues and clubs in North America and abroad.
The MLS Fan Code of Conduct continues to prohibit conduct that is unruly, disruptive, threatening or violent in nature, and provides for a range of sanctions for violations of the policy.
The 25th MLS season kicks off on Saturday, February 29 with a full slate of 13 matches scheduled for Week 1.