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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.



Balloons or beach balls

Banners or flags (see signs, under Allowable Items)

Confetti or glitter


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

Knives or edged weapons of any kind

Laser pointers

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

Outside food or drink


Tobacco products and e-cigarettes




Bags (including purses, diaper bags, and camera bags)

Cameras (handheld; no stands, monopods, or tripods)

Cell phones

Flowers, no glass or ceramic containers of any kind

Service animals

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

Small signs (signs should be handheld, not attached to the facility, and not block the view of others; poles and sticks are not permitted)