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UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 1)

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UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 1)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 2)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 3)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 4)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 5)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 6)
UEFA Stadium Lighting Guide 2016 (Part 7)
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Introduction

This document contains a set of recommendations that have been developed in response to the many requests that UEFA has received to provide detailed technical information on floodlighting levels and assessment.
UEFA’s floodlighting requirements are listed in the UEFA Stadium Infrastructure Regulations, with further stipulations in the respective competition regulations and manuals. For finals or final tournaments, the staging agreements may include specific clauses regarding floodlighting.These recommendations aim to help technical suppliers to meet these requirements. They also take into account recent technological developments and broadcasting needs to support stadium owners who are looking to install a high-quality system that is tailored to the current and anticipated future broadcastingenvironment and UEFA’s competition requirements.
This lighting guide has been developed by UEFA in consultation with International Illuminance Services (IIS) to encourage and ensure the adoption of best practices in pitch illuminance system design in all UEFA stadiums.

Design guide

This document provides guidelines for the artificial illuminance systems used for football pitches. The principles applied to the design elements and how you apply these principles and combine them together in one design will determine how successful your design is.
The following main points should be considered and applied when designing a new pitch illuminance system or making alterations to an existing system.

Main points

1. It is essential that players’ comfort and performance are not hindered by the pitch illuminance system.
2. The ability of match officials to perform effectively should not be hindered by the pitch illuminance system.
3. A spectator should be able to watch and enjoy the match without suffering any discomfort caused by the pitch illuminance system.
4. The pitch illuminance system should provide a level of illuminance that enables television broadcasters to operate effectively, in line with the requirements set out for the relevant UEFA illuminance level.
5. The relevant level of UEFA competition must be considered when assessing a stadium’s needs.
6. A successful pitch illuminance system will produce illuminance levels and uniformity that comply with the requirements of the relevant UEFA illuminance level, with soft shadows where possible.
7. The pitch illuminance system must be reliable and effective for the given location. The specific conditions that are relevant for the stadium location should be carefully assessed.
8. The pitch illuminance system should provide a long-term solution that is both efficient and costeffective.
9. The environmental impact of a pitch illuminance design solution should be carefully assessed. The design team should be committed to achieving an environmentally responsible solution.
10. Every sports stadium is unique. Consequently, each stadium will require a design solution that is appropriate for the relevant stadium and illuminance level.
11. The stadium’s infrastructure and design will have a significant impact on the type of pitch illuminancesystem that can be applied. A four-corner tower/column system will not generally meet UEFA’s requirements for illuminance level A stadiums.
12. Modern artificial lighting systems are able to provide high-quality illuminance conditions on the pitch and may potentially be integrated into the architectural design of the stadium.
13. The artificial lighting system may also be used to create lighting effects for stadium events and
pre/post-match lighting effects.
14. A stadium lighting design should always take account of the latest technological requirements for broadcast television.
15. A stadium lighting design should always assess the lighting equipment and technology that is available and consider if it is appropriate for the desired lighting solution.

UEFA illuminance levels

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It is essential to ascertain the level of UEFA competition that the stadium is intended to be used for. The pitch illuminance system should be designed to meet the requirements of the relevant UEFA illuminance level. An illuminance system that operates to a higher specification than is necessary may be unduly expensive to install and operate. In some situations, it may even be considered inappropriate given the stadium’s size and location. However, it is also important that the design process gives due consideration to long-term aspirations in terms of the intended use of the stadium. In some cases, it may be preferable to comply with the requirements of a higher UEFA illuminance level to allow for future development. Guidance in terms of the selection of the relevant UEFA illuminance level is provided in Section 3.4.

New stadiums

During the design process for new stadiums, this guide should be used for guidance to determine the level of illuminance that is required. Once the installation of the illuminance system (i.e. floodlights) has been completed, a UEFA illuminance test report should be submitted to UEFA for analysis. A template for that test report can be found in Section 20.

Existing stadiums

Existing stadiums may want to evaluate their current illuminance system and ascertain how to meet the standards required for the relevant level of competition.
Again, a UEFA illuminance test report should be completed and submitted to UEFA for analysis. Information will be provided by UEFA with regard to the current illuminance conditions and any modifications that may be required. A template for that test report is available to in Section 20.

Illuminance levels

The requirements in terms of the artificial illuminance of a football pitch are split into five illuminance levels. The following table provides details of the recommended illuminance level for each competition round. If there is any uncertainty as to which level applies, UEFA should be contacted for further guidance.
Stadiums and football grounds that are not intended to be used for TV broadcasts are not required to meet the higher lighting requirements of levels A, B, C and D. However, the lighting conditions should still meet the relevant sporting requirements of players, officials and spectators. The non-broadcast constitutes the minimum requirements.

Overview of illuminance levels for UEFA competitions

Type of match UEFA illuminance level
UEFA EURO Elite level A
UEFA Champions League
final
Elite level A
UEFA Europa League final Elite level A
UEFA Champions League:
group stage to semi-finals
Level A
UEFA Super Cup final Level A
UEFA Women’s EURO Level B
UEFA European Under-21 Championship:
Final tournament
Level B
UEFA Champions League:
Play-offs
Level B
UEFA Europa League:
group stage to semi-finals
Level B
UEFA European Football Championship:
qualifying matches
Level B
UEFA Champions League:
third qualifying round
Level C
UEFA Europa League:
third qualifying round and play-offs
Level C
UEFA Champions League:
second qualifying round
Level C
UEFA European Under-21 Championship:
qualifying matches
Level C
UEFA Champions League:
first and second qualifying rounds
Level D
UEFA Europa League:
First and second qualifying rounds
Level D
Youth and Women’s Competitions:
Qualifying rounds, group-stage and knock-out
rounds (excluding final(s))
Level D
Non-broadcast matches Ø 350 lux

UEFA illuminance requirements

Elite level A stadiums

Eh ave
(average horizontal illuminance)
> 2,000 lux
Uniformity U1h > 0.50
Uniformity U2h > 0.70
Ev ave-0°
(vertical illuminance on 0° reference plane)
average > 1,500 lux
minimum > 1,000 lux
Uniformity U1v-0° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-0° > 0.50
Ev ave-90°
(vertical illuminance on 90° reference plane)
average > 1,500 lux
minimum > 1,000 lux
Uniformity U1v-90° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-90° > 0.50
Ev ave-180°
(vertical illuminance on 180° reference plane)
average > 1,500 lux
minimum > 1,000 lux
Uniformity U1v-180° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-180° > 0.50
Ev ave-270°
(vertical illuminance on 270° reference plane)
average > 1,500 lux
minimum > 1,000 lux
Uniformity U1v-270° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-270° > 0.50
Match continuity mode (MCM) Eh ave >1,000 lux
Ev4 ave > 600 lux
Flicker factor (FF) average < 5%
maximum < 5%
Minimum adjacent uniformity ratio (MAUR) > 0.60
Colour temperature (Tk) 5,000–6,200K
Colour rendering ≥ 80 Ra
Glare rating (GR) < 50
Maintenance factor (MF) 0.85
Power supply Elite level A

Level A floodlighting illuminance

Eh ave
(average horizontal illuminance)
> 1,500 lux
Uniformity U1h > 0.50
Uniformity U2h > 0.70
Ev ave-0°
(vertical illuminance on 0° reference plane)
average > 1,250 lux
minimum > 700 lux
Uniformity U1v-0° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-0° > 0.50
Ev ave-90°
(vertical illuminance on 90° reference plane)
average > 1,250 lux
minimum > 700 lux
Uniformity U1v-90° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-90° > 0.50
Ev ave-180°
(vertical illuminance on 180° reference plane)
average > 1,250 lux
minimum > 700 lux
Uniformity U1v-180° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-180° > 0.50
Ev ave-270°
(vertical illuminance on 270° reference plane)
average > 1,250 lux
minimum > 700 lux
Uniformity U1v-270° > 0.40
Uniformity U2v-270° > 0.50
Match continuity mode (MCM) Eh ave > 800 lux
Ev4 ave> 500 lux
Flicker factor (FF) average < 12%
maximum < 15%
Minimum adjacent uniformity ratio (MAUR) > 0.60
Colour temperature (Tk) 5,000–6,200K
Colour rendering ≥ 80 Ra
Glare rating (GR) < 50
Maintenance factor (MF) 0.80
Power supply Level A

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