Security Policy

In order to create a safe, enjoyable experience for all of our guests, the Canton Civic Center has implemented the following security policies:

All Guests are Subject to Search

All bags will be searched upon entry. Backpacks and bags larger than 12" x 6" x 12" are not permitted.

In the event that prohibited items are revealed during a search, the guest will be permitted to return to their vehicle with the item or the item will be confiscated. Canton Civic Center will not safeguard any personal belongings or items of any type. Canton Civic Center management has the sole right to determine the type of pre-event screening including but not limited to bag search, wands, pat-downs.

Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited in the arena:

  • Weapons of any kind including concealed carry weapons, knives, mace, blades, tools or replicas of any prohibited items
  • Large Banners and Flags: Spectators are not permitted to use or wave flags, banners, signs or other items that are affixed to any pole or stick.
  • No signs, posters, or messages on messages on any garment with advertisements, explicit language, profanity, or derogatory characterization directed toward any person
  • Selfie-sticks / Poles, Missile-like objects that can be thrown
  •  Whistles and horns
  • Optical Illusions (items intended to create optical illusions or interfere with the ability of the eye to perceive depth or distance such as pin wheels or umbrellas)
  • I-Pads, tablets or laptop computers
  • Outside food and beverage. Should you need to bring food to an event for medical reasons, please call our main office for assistance prior to arrival.
  • Wrapped gifts of any kind
  • Laser pens for products of any type
  • Tasers
  • Balloons
  • Fireworks
  • Mace or pepper spray
  • Beach balls
  • Tripods
  • Bats and clubs
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Bags larger than 12"x6"x12"
  • Airhorns or noise makers of any type
  • Drones or any other model aircraft
  • Hazardous materials
  • Illegal substances
  • Hoverboards (self-balancing scooters)
  • Umbrellas
  • Strollers are discouraged and will need to be checked in with guest services.
  • Illegal substances
  • Any other items deemed inappropriate by ASM Global and the Canton Civic Center.
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