FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
The average lux value of the floodlights, obtained from 88 readings on a grid system provided by The Football League, must meet the criteria for each division:
For Season 2014/2015 onwards:-
|Devision||Average Lux Level||Min at any one spot|
1.2 In order to assess the lux value, a series of 88 readings must be
taken with a light meter on a grid pattern set out on the pitch at approximately 10 metres apart. The light meter must be placed on a horizontal plane at pitch level and the average of all the readings is taken to be the average lux value of the floodlights.
1.3 The readings must be carried out by a qualified neutral surveyor, a manufacturer or by local electricity boards. The Football League shall require a test certificate and chart to be submitted every 2 years. Any Club which fails to deliver a test certificate as required shall be guilty of misconduct. In addition to any penalties imposed, The League may arrange to have an inspection carried out and the cost of the inspection shall be borne by the Club.
1.4 Clubs promoted into The Championship shall have until the 31st May in the season from the date of promotion to meet the minimum floodlighting requirements for The Championship clubs
1.5 Clubs in League 1 & 2 must currently comply with the minimum floodlighting requirements for these divisions.
1.6 Any new member Club entering League 2 must comply with the Football Conference Average Lux Value and has until the 1st May in its first season as a member to meet The League 2 Average and Minimum Lux Value (Which, for the purposes of Regulation8.3. shall be deemed to be the Admission Criteria regarding floodlighting)