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A-Z Outdoor Tennis Gameday Guide

Alcohol Policy

Possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. Possession and/or consumption of alcohol can contribute to unruly or dangerous behavior. Violators will be removed from the facility.


Animals are permitted at the facility, but must be on a leash at all times. All owners are responsible for the cleanup of their animals.

Banners and Signs

Hand held banners are permitted if they are in good taste, contain no profanity or derogatory statements, and do not block the view of other patrons.


In 1927, Governor Roland Hartley presented a cougar cub to the students of Washington State. This first cougar mascot was named Butch in honor of Herbert "Butch" Meeker of Spokane, who was WSU's gridiron football star at the time.

Governor Clarence D. Martin presented Butch II to the student body in 1938. Butch III and IV were twin cubs presented by Governor Arthur B. Langlie in January 1942. Governor Langlie also presented Butch V in 1955. Butch VI, the last live mascot on campus, died in the summer of 1978.

Mascot Purpose: Washington State University mascot, Butch, is a widely recognized symbol of the university. Appearances by Butch, not only at athletic events but also at other functions related to the university and its constituent groups, are a source of pride for members of the cougar family and a means of promoting the university.

For more information please visit Butch T. Cougar's Website.


Videotaping equipment is not allowed without written permission from the WSU Athletic Department. To obtain permission, patrons should call the Athletic Department (509) 335-0392.


Hand held photography cameras for personal use are allowed at all athletic facilities. However, please avoid utilizing flash photography.

Code of Conduct

It is the goal of the WSU Public Safety Department and Athletics Event Management to provide a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment for all participants and fans. Safety and security policies have been established to benefit everyone at Cougar Tennis. Please help us maintain a FUN and SAFE environment for athletes, students, families, and all patrons by complying with all policies. WSU, along with the NCAA and Pac-12 Conference, has assigned a high priority to assuring athletic events are conducted in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere which promotes good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches, and spectators. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Profanity, racial, sexist, or other abusive comments or actions directed at officials, student-athletes, coaches, team representatives, or other patrons will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal from the site of competition.

Comments, Questions, and/or Concerns

 Athletics General Line/Tickets - 1-800 GO COUGS
 Cougar Athletic Fund - 1-800 IMA COUG
 Event Management - (509) 335-5109
 Facilities - (509) 335-6216
 Marketing/Promotions - (509) 335-0214

Disabled Guests

Parking is available in the parking lot located at the facility.

Driving Directions

Get directions to campus events here.

Emergencies and Evacuation Procedures

Evacuation routes will be determined by Public Safety Personnel (Police, Fire, and Event Management). Please remain calm and follow the directions of the Public Address Announcer and the nearest Event Management personnel.

Emergency Phone calls

For any emergency occurring on campus, dial 911 for ambulance, police or fire service. If you are calling from a non-campus phone, dial (509) 335-0911.

First Aid

Please contact the nearest WSU Athletics personnel for first aid assistance.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found may be turned in and claimed at the Event Management table on site or may be picked up in Bohler Gym 130 after the completion of the match. You may call (509) 335-0392 to claim items.


Click to view an online map of the WSU Campus


Artificial noisemaking devices are prohibited. In addition to confiscation, violators may be subject to university disciplinary action (if applicable) and to removal from the event site.

Outdoor Tennis Center

The Outdoor Tennis Center, completed in 2007, features 12 lighted courts with plexipave surfaces, an adjacent clubhouse, and improved spectator viewing areas. Click here for more information.

Parking and Transportation

Paid general parking is available in the lot north of the outdoor tennis courts. Permit or payment is required during posted times. Please pay attention to the signs at the entrances to the lots for permit requirements.

For more parking information please visit WSU's Athletic Event Parking Website.

For Pullman Transit information please visit Pullman Transit's Website.


Free roster cards are provided at each game. Visit the marketing area to pick up your complimentary copy.

Prohibited Items/Safety Policies

The following policies have been developed with spectator and participant safety in mind. Failure to abide by the following policies may result in ejection and/or legal proceedings.

Prohibited Items

 Glass or metal containers; this rule does not apply to personal canteens or thermos bottles, which are one liter in size or less
 Artificial noisemakers (horns, whistles, etc.)
 Tobacco products; smoking is not allowed within 25 feet of the outdoor tennis courts
 Camcorders without written permission from WSU Athletics (to obtain permission please call (509) 335-0392

Safety Policies
Our staff will proactively intervene to support an environment where guests can enjoy the Cougar Tennis experience free from unacceptable behavior, including the following

 No Smoking within 25 feet of the outdoor tennis courts
 No Throwing of Objects
 No unruly or disruptive behavior
 No Foul/abusive language or obscene gestures
 Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption

Any guest not adhering to the above code or behaving in an unruly manner will be removed from the facility. Event management staff reserves the right to determine what unruly or unacceptable behavior is.

If anyone is interfering with your enjoyment of our event, please contact the nearest Event Staff member for assistance.


Men's and Women's restrooms are located on the west end of the clubhouse.


View the WSU Tennis schedule here.


Current Conditions

*If the hourly forecast calls for dry weather, 50 degrees or greater, for two hours, within four hours of the scheduled match time then the match will be played outdoors.