To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into stadiums, NFL teams have implemented an NFL policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into stadiums.
The NFL Committee on Stadium Security unanimously recommended the implementation of this measure that will enhance public safety and make it easier for fans to gain access to all stadiums.
The NFL strongly encourages fans to not bring any type of bags, but outlined is what is permissible. Beginning with preseason games, fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:
Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.” (Official NFL team logo clear plastic tote bags will be available through the Redskins Team Store)
One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
Small clutch bags are permissible, if they are approximately the size of a hand and no larger than 4.5" by 6.5" inches, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the stadium with one of the clear plastic bags.
An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:
- purses larger than a clutch bag
- fanny packs
- cinch bags
- non-approved seat cushions*
- luggage of any kind
- computer bags and camera bags
- any bag larger than the permissible size
Fans will continue to be able to enjoy their tailgate activities in the parking lots and to do so with greater safety and the knowledge that their entry into the stadium will be smoother and faster. They also will continue to be able to carry items allowed into the stadium, such as binoculars, cameras, and smart phones.
For more information, please visit: http://www.nfl.com/allclear
*Non-approved seat cushions include large traditional seat cushions that have pockets, zippers, compartments, or covers