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The Following Items Are Prohibited:

  • Bags (see Bags)
  • Weapons of Any Type*
  • Banners
  • Illegal substances
  • Outside Food and Beverage
  • Pets / animals**
  • Beach Balls
  • Laser Pointers/pens
  • Baby Seats or Carriers
  • Video or Audio Recorders
  • Cameras with detachable lenses
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Unauthorized noisemakers
  • Stadium seats in excess of 18" wide or stadium seats with hard plastic or metal parts.
  • Fireworks
  • Frisbees
  • Hoverboards
  • Helium Balloons
  • Electronic Cigarettes
  • Flasks
  • Mace
  • Signs larger than 24” x 24”
  • Tablets and Laptops

Rupp Arena management reserves the right to prohibit any item from entering the premises. All patrons and their belongings are subject to search prior to entry and once inside the building.

*Rupp Arena’s definition of weapons includes but is not limited to the following: knives or blades of any length, metal nail files, chains longer than 6 inches not made of precious metals (i.e. platinum, gold or sterling silver), firearms (authentic or replicated, including toys), clubs or extendable batons, any type of chemical irritant spray, stun guns or Tasers, spiked or studded jewelry, brass knuckle or any other item that could likely be used as a weapon or may cause injury if thrown or used improperly. This Facility is within a "School Zone" (18 U.S.C. 922). Firearm Possession is Prohibited  Except for Those Authorized to Carry Weapons by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

**Service Animals as defined by the American with Disabilities Act are permitted inside the arena.