Spectator Information 

What You Can Bring Into the Stadium

Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium has a Clear Bag Policy which allows only the following bags through the admission gates:

Small clutches and purses purses no larger than 5" x 7"

Clear bags and totes no larger than 12" x 6" x 12"

Please note that The Bandmasters Championship does not control this policy. It was implemented by stadium management for the safety and security of all attendees, and is now a common procedure at large sports venues.  We encourage you to view the stadium's Prohibited Items List if you plan to bring any items into the stadium. 

Directions to Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium


From West Tennessee - Take I-40 to Sam Cooper Blvd. Take the Highland Street exit and turn left (south). Turn right at Central Avenue. Turn left onto Hollywood Street. Parking (Access 4) will be on your RIGHT. 

From Arkansas - Take I-40 to the I-40/240 interchange. Take exit 1E onto I-240. Take the Madison Ave. exit. Turn left onto Madison. Turn right onto East Parkway South. Turn left onto Central Avenue. Parking (Access 7) will be on your RIGHT. 

From Mississippi - Take I-55 to the I-240 interchange. Take exit 6B onto I-240 north. Take exit 30 onto Union Avenue. Turn right onto East Parkway South.  Turn left onto Central Avenue.  Parking (Access 7) will be on your RIGHT.

Spectator parking is located on the north and west sides of the stadium. You may access these from Central Avenue (Access Gate 7), or from Hollywood Street (Access Gate 4). Spectator lot parking is $5.

Spectators will not be permitted to park with band buses and equipment trucks in the band parking lots. 

Admissions Gate

Spectators may enter Liberty Stadium at Gate 3 on the stadium’s west side. Tickets are on sale at that location. Contest programs are also available at the ticket booth and inside the concourse. 

Band students only will be permitted to enter the stadium at Gate 4.

Due to security procedures that are now typical at public events, please be prepared to have your bags and purses searched.

Absolutely no food or beverages may be brought in from outside the stadium. Ice chests and water coolers are prohibited. This applies to spectators, band members, staff and chaperones. This rule is in adherence to the stadium's contract with its concessionaire.

First Aid 

Emergency medical services are available throughout the event. The First Aid station is located on the stadium concourse next to Gate 4 (band entrance). Please locate an usher if you need assistance.


Out of respect for the performers and the audience, spectators are to refrain from entering or leaving the seating area during a band performance. This will be enforced by the ushers. 

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