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Braves News · New HCS Clear Bag Guidelines For 2018


The following Clear Bag Guidelines have been released by Horry County School, these guidelines will go into effect on August 16, 2018. (THIS SEASON)  

All Horry County Schools will use these guidelines for all football and basketball games (varsity, JV, and B-Team). These guidelines will increase security and will help reduce the wait time for fans entering games. Please see below.

 

Horry County Schools Athletics Clear Bag Policy

 

In order to provide a safe and secure environment for our parents, community members, students, athletes, staff, and officials, Horry County Schools will implement a Clear Bag Policy for all football and basketball games effective August 2018.  School staff will continue to implement security checkpoints and approved bag searches.

 

Approved Bags

 

  • Clear plastic or vinyl bags that do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag
  • Small clutch bags no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” – approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap
  • Medically necessary items (after proper inspection at the entrance)
  • Diaper bags (with an infant/toddler – after proper inspection at the entrance)

 

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Purses larger than a clutch bag
  • Briefcases
  • Backpacks
  • Fanny packs
  • Cinch/Drawstring bags
  • Luggage of any kind
  • Computer bags/Camera Bags

 

Other Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Coolers
  • Weapons/concealed weapons
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Containers of any kind
  • Aerosol and spray cans
  • Mace/pepper spray
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Laser lights, strobe lights, and pointers
  • Irritants such as artificial noisemakers
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Inflatables (beach balls, etc.)
  • Masks of any kind
  • Drones