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List of items prohibited in RNC official event zone

Posted: 3:22 PM, Jun 29, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-04 11:42:22-04

These are the items prohibited in the official Republican National Convention event zone:

  • Lumber larger than 2” in width and .” thick, including supports for signs 

  • Metal, plastic, or other hard material larger than ¾” thick and 1/8” in wall thickness including pipe and tubing

  • Any air rifle, air pistol, paintball gun, blasting caps, switchblade or automatic knife, knife having a blade two and one-half (2-1/2) inches in length or longer, cestus, billy, blackjack, sword, saber, hatchet, axe, slingshot, BB gun, pellet gun, wrist shot, blackjack, metal knuckles, nun chucks, mace,
    iron buckle, axe handle, shovel, or other instrumentality used to cause property or personal damage

  • Any dangerous ordinance, weapon, or firearm that is prohibited by the laws of the State of Ohio

  • Any explosives, explosive device, or incendiary device

  • Fireworks and rockets

  • Sound Amplification Equipment

  • Drones and other unmanned aircraft systems

  • Containers of bodily fluids

  • Aerosol cans

  • Mace, Pepper Spray or other chemical irritant

  • Umbrellas with metal tips

  • Any projectile launchers, such as water guns and water cannons

  • Rope, chain, cable, strapping, wire, string, line, tape, or any similar material, in lengths greater than 6 feet

  • Glass bottles, ornaments, light bulbs, ceramic vessels, and any other frangible container, regardless of whether the container holds any substance

  • Locks including, without limitation, padlocks, bicycle locking devices, chain locks or similar devices, but not including: (i) an integral component of a conveyance or structure; (ii) locks when utilized by the owner of private real property to secure permanent or temporary fencing; or (iii) locks attached to a bicycle

  • Any gas mask or similar device designed to filter all air breathed by the wearer in an attempt to protect the respiratory tract and/or face against irritating or noxious gasses or other materials. This prohibition on gas masks shall not apply to any person wearing a medical oxygen mask that
    fits over the nose and mouth of the person and provides oxygen from an oxygen tank to the person

  • Tents and other shelters, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, mattresses, cots, hammocks, bivy sacks, or stoves

  • Coolers or ice chests 

  • Backpacks and bags exceeding the size of 18” x 13” x 7”

  • Lasers

  • Non-plastic containers, bottles, cans, or thermoses

  • Ladders

  • Grappling hooks, sledgehammers, hammers, and crowbars

  • Canned goods

  • Tennis balls

  • Any other item determined by the Chief or Director to be a clear and present danger to the safety of others.