On July 9, 2022, individuals in the Timbers Army supporters section at the Seattle Sounders v Portland Timbers match deployed smoke bombs inside and outside of Lumen Field, a violation of stadium policies.
These actions are also a direct violation of the 107IST Away Code of Conduct, which governs conduct in our away sections and to which individuals agree to abide by when they purchase tickets through the 107IST.
Unfortunately, these incidents may cause sanctions to be imposed against the Timbers Army as a whole by Seattle Sounders FC. Sanctions could include the prohibition of banners, flags, tifo, and drums for an as-yet unspecified amount of time.
The Timbers Army Steering Committee, 107IST Board of Directors, and Away Travel Team have been and will continue to be in conversation with the Timbers Front Office about this matter. In the meantime, the Sounders Front Office, Lumen Field management, and the City of Seattle are reviewing footage of the incidents.
We invite those involved in deploying smoke to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to help preserve the away game day experience that we and our players have come to love.