University of Oregon plans to restrict seat-cushion size at stadium

Matt Zalaznick's picture
Thursday, June 20, 2013

The University of Oregon is planning to limit the size of seat cushions one can bring to the Autzen Stadium. Cushion size has been restricted to 17 inches after receiving constant discontent from fans who complained about bleachers getting too crowded.

Julie Brown, the university spokeswoman said that of late there have been complaints about extra-wide cushions occupying far too much space at the stadium and the Hayward Field that feature bench-style seating.

Generally, spectators bring their own cushions and portable seats to watch the game comfortably and avoid getting their backs and bottoms, damp on rainy days. Some of the cushions are so large that they take up most of the benches leaving many spectators without seats.

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