LSU goes clear with new bag policy at Tiger Stadium for football games

LSU goes clear with new bag policy at Tiger Stadium for football games
Tiger Stadium (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A new "GEAUX CLEAR!" bag policy has been adopted for LSU football games at Tiger Stadium.

The new policy for backpacks and bags was posted Monday on LSU Sport's website. Only clear tote bags that are smaller than 12" x 6" x 12" will be allowed inside the stadium and all other LSU sporting venues.

According to the website, one-gallon clear plastic bags and/or small hand-held clutch purses will also be allowed inside. Officials remind fans that backpacks of any kind and any bags that are bigger than the size requirements will not be allowed, though exceptions will be made for "approved medical needs and diaper bags (with baby)."

The use of clear bags is already a regular requirement in most professional sporting events. It is becoming more normal as security experts consider large bags and backpacks to be potential security threats.

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