Policies & Procedures for Tournaments & Special Events

  • No outside food is allowed in the SportsPlex. Exception: players may bring in one individual drink. No coolers or glass. Water fountains are available.
  • The tournament director is responsible for taking tournament admissions and setting all tournament admission rates.
  • The tournament director is responsible for providing referees and scorekeepers. 
  • Only beverages with a lid are allowed in activity areas.
  • It is highly recommended that all food be consumed in the lobby area or overflow dining area.
  • No gum allowed in the activity areas.
  • No outside chairs are allowed in the facility, with the exception of bleacher seats.  Bleacher seating is provided at all courts.
  • Tournament participants and spectators are only allowed in the areas that were rented by the tournament director. Example: basketball players/spectators will not be allowed on the turf fields without paying the facility admission fee.
  • All customers must enter and exit through the front doors.
  • Bouncing, kicking or throwing balls or other objects in the lobby area is not permitted.
  • Clean, non-marking rubber-soled athletic shoes are required on the wood courts.
  • The SportsPlex is not responsible for lost, stolen or unattended personal belongings. 
  • Music is provided and regulated by SportsPlex management staff. Personal music is limited to headphones (no Bluetooth speakers, etc.).
  • Signs, posters or advertisements may not be placed in the SportsPlex on any walls. All tournament material including brackets and results must be posted on the bulletin board provided.
  • The SportsPlex is a substance-free facility. Alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, steroids and tobacco products are not permitted anywhere on SportsPlex property. The SportsPlex is a smoke-free facility. No smoking is permitted inside or outside the facility within 100 feet of any entrance.
  • The SportsPlex will operate the concession stand for a majority of the tournament.

General Facility Policies & Procedures

  • The facility hours may be subject to change based on current events & programs. The Cape SportsPlex reserves the right to schedule programs, events and tournaments at their discretion and in the best interests of the facility mission and goals and may not always be open for public use depending on event schedules. Please call our office (573)339-6341 or check the online calendar.
  • Participants are responsible for reading, understanding and abiding by all rules and regulations of the SportsPlex. Failure to comply with staff instructions and improper facility use may result in loss of facility privileges.
  • Each participant is responsible to determine whether he/she has the proper fitness level to participate in activity at the Sportsplex. Participants are strongly encouraged to consult with their health care provider(s) before starting any exercise program.
  • The Cape Girardeau SporstPlex is a controlled-access facility and is intended for the use and enjoyment of all authorized users. Only authorized users are permitted into the facility. All customers must enter and exit through the front doors. All customers must check-in at the front counter for entry to the SportsPlex. 
  • Use of informal activity spaces when not scheduled/reserved, including priority scheduling, is first-come, first-served. Exception: Meeting Rooms are not available for open use beyond approved reservations. No organized activities except those sponsored or approved by Sportsplex staff are permitted. The Sportsplex may not be used for private or commercial purposes, unless such activity has been approved by The Cape Girardeau Sportsplex. Examples of prohibited activity include, but are not limited to: sales & solicitation.
  • Drop-In Customers: All drop-in users must pay the drop-in fee or use visits on his or her SportsPlex pass. Drop-in customers may exit the facility for a maximum of 30 minutes without being charged a re-entry fee. All drop-in customers that plan to re-enter must check out at the front desk before leaving and check back in upon re-entry.
  • Tournament Admissions: All tournament admission prices will be set by the tournament director. Tournament directors will be responsible for collecting admissions.
  • Court/Turf Rental Check-in: All court/turf rental participants must sign-in at the front counter
  • Equipment Check-Out: The following equipment is available for check-out: basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, footballs, and pitching machine balls. Each customer is allowed to check out two pieces of equipment.  The customer must fill out the equipment check-out sheet.
  • All playing surfaces must be utilized for their intended use only. Example: Wood courts are intended for basketball and volleyball play only.
  • Sportsplex customers shall respect the rights of others and display acceptable and appropriate behavior while participating in activities. The Cape Girardeau Sportsplex reserves the right to refuse access or remove any individual(s) whose behavior is inappropriate or in violation of the rules and regulations stated and inferred.
  • Proper footwear is required at all times. 
  • No clothing with offensive or profane language, designs or pictures is permitted.
  • No outside food is allowed. 
  • No pets allowed. Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome.
  • The SportsPlex is not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged or unattended personal belongings. 
  • In case of an emergency, announcements will be made over the PA system by SportsPlex staff if possible. Once an emergency is communicated by SportsPlex staff, participants must stop activity immediately within the Sportsplex.

Court &  Field Rental Policies & Procedures

Court Rental Policies
Field Rental Policies

  • Contact Info
  • 2526 Jim Drury WayCape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6341
  • Email [email protected]
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024