Gateway Motorsports Park Gate Admission Policy AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals September 23-25, 2016

  • One cooler, not larger than 8 1⁄2” x 8 1⁄2” x 12” in width, ONCE DURING EVENT
  • One small bag, not to exceed 18” x 18” x 4” in width
  • Headsets, cameras, binoculars, worn separately around your neck or belt-NOT IN A BAG
  • Camera stands that do not cause a safety hazard or obstruct the view of others. Such equipment cannot be used in the stands.
  • Stadium seats 20” or smaller. If your seat expands into another person’s designated seat area, you will be asked to remove it.
  • Stollers are allowed inside the facility but MAY NOT BE TAKEN into the grandstands


  • Both hand stamp and ticket stub are required for re-entry
  • No person shall re-enter the facility with a cooler that has already been inside the facility, except for medical conditions


  • Tailgating is allowed in your parking spot, but cannot block the flow of pedestrian and vehicle traffic, fire lanes or gates
  • At Gateway MSP’S discretion, you may be required to remove items from your tailgating area that are deemed inappropriate
  • BBQ grills are restricted to propane or charcoal
  • NO GROUND FIRES or burning wood for cooking

Prohibited- These items are not allowed in the facility and cannot be left at the gate

  • Alcohol of any kind-this includes beer
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Umbrellas
  • Any bag, backpack or large container larger than described above
  • Personal golf carts-only ADA approved wheelchairs are allowed on property
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Pets-except for service animals
  • Noise makers, horns, helium balloons or beach balls -Bicycles, scooters, rollerblades or skateboards
  • Any other item Gateway MSP determines to be a safety or health risk
The following activities are prohibited on the grounds -Soliciting donations

  • Unauthorized ticket selling/buying
  • Unapproved selling of merchandise
  • Unapproved distribution of any item -Unapproved entertaining
  • Per Illinois State law- Smoking in the grandstands is strictly prohibited
  • Gateway MSP reserves the right to search and inspect all persons and items entering the facility
  • Any personal items brought into the facility is the sole responsibility of their owner, and the owner assumes the risk of their loss or damage
  • This gate admission information may change prior to each event based upon local, state or national situations. Please contact the Gateway Motorsports Park Ticket Office for the most updated policies.