S.A.F.E. Arizona was established in May of 2006 and prides itself on providing the premiere event staffing operation in the Southwest. In 2012 & 2014, S.A.F.E.’s operation at the University of Phoenix Stadium won the NCS4 Merit Award for NFL Stadium Security. The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security recognized the operation at the University of Phoenix Stadium and said that it was “the best performer among the 31 NFL stadiums in the implementation of and compliance with NFL Best Practices for Stadium Security. The stadium operates as a model for NFL stadiums by virtue of its uncompromising adoption of Best Practices technology and its holist approach to stadium security management.” Established in 2006, The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is a world leader in addressing potential threats and risks to the safety and security of sporting events.
In Arizona, S.A.F.E. provides total game day guest services, event security and crowd management staffing at State Farm Stadium. Our positions at State Farm Stadium include ushers, ticket takers/scanners, guest service representatives, crowd management personnel, parking security, supervisors, area managers, courtesy team members, event security and game day administrative personnel. State Farm Stadium has a seating capacity of 75,000 guest seats that includes 7,300 club seats and 88 luxury suites.
In addition to the Cardinals home football schedule, S.A.F.E. provides the 24-hour facility security at State Farm Stadium and supports all non-football events held at the stadium (e.g., concerts, trade shows, collegiate sporting events, banquets and meetings, etc.). Some examples include:
- Maricopa County Home and Garden Show
- Crossroads of the West Gun Show
- International Sportsmen’s Expo
- Big Red Rib Festival
- Futball Fiesta
- Big Red Pour
- Various Ride and Drives
- LEGO Kids Fest
- Super Bowl XLII NFL Experience
- College Football Playoff National Championship
- Monster Jam and Monster Energy Super Cross
Other large events at University of Phoenix Stadium have included NFL Super Bowl XLII & XLIX, the NCAA Men’s Final Four, the Rolling Stones Concert, Fiesta Bowl, BCS National Championship, College Football Championship Game, U.S. National Team vs. Mexico Men’s Soccer, Gold Cup Tournament, to name a few.
S.A.F.E. Arizona also provides event/security services at Camelback Ranch, spring training home of the Los Angles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox. In addition to providing nightly security services, S.A.F.E. has also provided event staffing at Camelback Ranch for Warrior Dash, Warped Tour, and The Great Arizona Dog show. S.A.F.E. has also participated in events at the Phoenix Convention Center, the Charles Schwab Cup Championship Golf Tournament at Desert Mountain and other festivals and races.