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What to bring and what to leave home

By Times staff

© St. Petersburg Times, published September 6, 2002


Because of increased security, fans are encouraged to arrive at Raymond James Stadium earlier than usual. Some items will be prohibited, and they will not be stored at the gates. They must be returned to your vehicle or thrown away.

Because of increased security, fans are encouraged to arrive at Raymond James Stadium earlier than usual. Some items will be prohibited, and they will not be stored at the gates. They must be returned to your vehicle or thrown away.

Items prohibited

Women's purses or bags larger than 8 1/2-by-5 1/2 inches.

Backpacks, binoculars or camera cases.

Food, drink, cans, bottles, glass.

Seat cushions.

Banners/flags with sticks or poles.

Diaper bags larger than 8-by-9 inches.

Video cameras.

Anything that would obstruct a fan's view.

Umbrellas.

Coolers.

Horns of any type.

Weapons/fireworks.

Lasers.

Items that could be missiles or projectiles.

Cameras with lenses longer than 12 inches.

Items allowed

Ponchos (if worn or carried over the arm or in the original factory sealed package).

Blankets/towels, if unrolled or unfolded.

Small, hand-held radios or TVs with earphones.

Binoculars (without case)

Cameras (without case, lenses under 12 inches)

Banners/flags without sticks or poles

Empty spray bottles

Fanny packs

-- Source: Tampa Sports Authority

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