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Prohibited and Allowable Items

In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all in attendance, candidates and guests should review and adhere to the following prohibited and allowable items/actions list. Belongings are subject to search upon entry to Strahan Arena. Please limit the items brought into the venue to expedite check-in. Prohibited items may be confiscated.

Thank you for your cooperation.

***A clear bag policy will be in effect. All bags larger than 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches must be clear. The only exceptions are diaper, medical, and camera bags which will need to be searched and tagged upon entry.***



Balloons or beach balls


Knives or edged weapons of any kind

Glass items (frames, vases, bottles, etc.)

Noisemakers (horns, whistles, or noisemakers of any kind)

Non clear bags that are larger than 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches (exception made for diaper bags and medical bags)

Outside food or drink


Tobacco products and e-cigarettes





Cell phones

Flowers, no glass

Service animals

Small, folding strollers (large strollers must be checked in inside the arena)

Small clear bags (8.5 inches by 5.5 inches or smaller), diaper, medical, and camera bags are allowed but must be searched upon entry

Small signs