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FAQ's

Below you will find several frequently asked questions regarding the Clear Bag Procedure. Click on the down arrow to expand each answer. 
 
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No. However, should an elementary or middle school group be using one of the high school’s stadiums, gyms, or softball and baseball fields, the procedure will be in effect.

Yes, all bags will be inspected at the gate. Having a clear bag will make the inspection process go faster.
This procedure applies to Canyon High, Canyon Lake High, and Smithson Valley High School’s stadium, gyms, softball, and baseball fields.
No. At this time the clear-bag procedure does not apply to events held at the high schools Performing Arts Centers (PAC).
Guests will not be allowed to enter the venue with a non-conforming bag. Guests will be asked to return items to their vehicle.
No. Small clutch purses, with or without a handle or strap, no larger than 5.5" x 8.5" are permitted. Purses larger than this are not permitted.
Exceptions will be made for diaper bags, but will need to be thoroughly checked prior to admittance. Diaper bags will not be allowed for guests without a child present.
Fans are permitted to bring in their own stadium seats or chairbacks provided the seat does not have any pockets or zippers.
This is about improving the overall safety of our guests. This proactive measure will enhance safety inside and outside the stadium, gymnasiums, softball, and baseball fields.
Yes. In fact, several surrounding school districts have also adopted a similar clear-bag procedure including Austin, Judson, Hays, and Lake Travis school districts.
The clear bag is easily and quickly searched. It also supports the Department of Homeland Security’s "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign.
One large clear bag -- either a one-gallon clear resealable plastic bag or a 12” x 6” x 12” clear bag -- plus a small clutch. The larger clear bag must be a standard 12” x 6” x 12” made of clear PVC vinyl and visually searchable. The small clutch allows privacy for small personal items and is also easily searched.
Yes. Phones, cameras or binoculars may be carried in by hand. Cases for these items are not allowed.
An exception will be made for medical necessary items after proper inspection at designated areas.
No. We are limiting only the type of bags carried into the venue, not items that you normally bring to a game. Therefore, you may carry items in your pockets or jacket (keys, makeup, feminine products, comb, phone, wallet, credit cards, etc.) if you choose not to put them in a clear bag or clutch.
Yes, school branded clear bags can be purchased by your high school’s athletic booster club.
Yes, but it will need to be inspected at the gate.