NFL Draft Dos and Don’ts

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Going to the Draft? Well, you might want to take a look at the gigantic list of stuff you can’t bring in/can’t do. Sorry to say no illegal drugs. Yes. They actually listed that. ¬†Here’s the full rundown from NFL.com.

 

SECURITY FOR DRAFT TOWN PRESENTED BY OIKOS TRIPLE ZERO & SELECTION SQUARE DRIVEN BY HYUNDAI

All items carried by fans will be carefully inspected and potentially not allowed into Draft Town. Below is a list of items that will be permitted and NOT permitted into Grant Park. The list is a guide only and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Please note that bags will NOT be permitted into Draft Town, which includes reserved seating areas for Selection Square. Extra time should be allotted for entry as all fans will be subjected to additional security procedures.

ITEMS PERMITTED INTO DRAFT TOWN:

  • Baby Strollers
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets
  • Cameras – only non-professional point & shoot cameras will be allowed; hand-held cameras are allowed without attachments including sticks, tripods, headgear, etc.
  • Umbrellas (hand-held; no bigger than 42″ when open)

ITEMS NOT PERMITTED INTO DRAFT TOWN:

  • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Bags of any kind (except those purchased at Draft Town or other NFL Shop at Draft locations)
  • Coolers of any kind (exceptions may be made for medical use)
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Hammocks
  • Illegal drugs
  • Chairs
  • Outside food or beverage of any kind
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Professional radios or walkie-talkies
  • Professional video equipment
  • Professional cameras and attachments including detachable zoom lenses, flashes, tripods, monopods, etc.
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
  • Smoking is not allowed
  • Tents, canopies or shade structures of any kind
  • Unauthorized materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, samples, etc.
  • Weapons or explosives of any kind

SECURITY FOR THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE

Security screening at the Auditorium Theatre will be significantly heightened for the 2016 NFL Draft. All items carried by fans will be carefully inspected and potentially not allowed into the Auditorium Theatre. Extra time should be allotted for entry as all fans will be subjected to additional security procedures upon entry.

The NFL “All Clear” bag policy will be in effect in the Auditorium Theatre. See below or visitwww.nfl.com/allclear for more details.

The NFL and the Auditorium Theatre strongly encourage fans not to bring any type of bag, but if necessary, those outlined below are permissible:

o Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ OR

o One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar), AND

o Small clutch bags, 4.5″ x 6.5″, with or without a handle or strap, can be taken into the Auditorium Theatre with one of the clear plastic bag options

o An exception will be made for medically necessary items after thorough inspection

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to purses or bags larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags/draw string bags that are not clear or exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″, luggage of any kind, computer bags, binocular cases and camera bags, and large traditional seat cushions that have pockets, zippers, compartments or covers.

ITEMS NOT PERMITTED IN THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE:

The following list is a guide only and is not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except assistive animals)
  • Banner (any object that obstructs the view of another)
  • Beach Balls
  • Beverage
  • Camcorders
  • Containers of any type
  • Food
  • Footballs
  • Fireworks
  • Laser Lights and Pointers
  • Mace / Pepper Spray
  • Noisemakers and Horns
  • Poles, Sticks, Missle like objects of any kind
  • Strollers
  • Tripods
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons, Knives and Explosives
  • Whistles

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Cameras and Binoculars – Small cameras and binoculars will be allowed. No spectator cameras with lenses over six inches (6″) long will be permitted. Again, camcorders will be prohibited.

Prohibited items and items determined to not be appropriate for entry into the Auditorium Theatre will be the responsibility of the fan and cannot be accepted or checked by the NFL, the Auditorium Theatre or the Chicago Police Department.

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