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The following items ARE PROHIBITED from being brought inside Bobby Dodd Stadium and McCamish Pavilion:

  • Beverages
  • Food
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tobacco (including smokeless and e-cigarettes)
  • Aerosol cans / sprays
  • Cans
  • Coolers or ice chests
  • Thermos/metal bottles
  • TVs
  • Ice bags
  • Bags that are not compliant with Clear Bag Policy (see below for prohibited bags)
  • Horns or other noisemakers (bells, whistles, etc.)
  • Laser pointers
  • Video cameras
  • Selfie sticks
  • Cameras with lenses longer than 4″
  • Sticks or flag poles
  • Flags or banners larger than 22″ x 28″ (standard poster board size)
  • Pets/Therapy animals
  • Weapons, including those carried with a permit
  • Fireworks or other explosives
  • Illegal drugs
  • Strollers
  • Personal transportation devices (skateboards, hover boards, scooters, etc.)
  • Inflated balls of any type
  • Stadium seats (chair-backs/seat-backs/seat cushions) WITH arms, pockets, compartments, and/or covers
  • Umbrellas (umbrellas are permitted inside McCamish Pavilion)
  • Electric/battery-powered blankets
  • Personal heaters
  • Any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate by security or game management
  • Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s)

Prohibited Bags:

  • Backpacks of any type
  • Printed pattern plastic bag
  • Fanny pack
  • Purse
  • Grocery bag
  • Duffel bag
  • Large tote bag
  • Camera case
  • Computer bag
  • Binoculars case
  • Cinch backpack
  • Colored plastic storage bag
  • Any other bags deemed non-compliant by security or game management


The following items ARE PERMITTED to be brought inside Bobby Dodd Stadium and McCamish Pavilion:

  • Game Tickets
  • Clear reusable water bottles (must be emptied at the gates)
  • Service Animals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Binoculars
  • Banners, signs & flags without sticks or poles (no larger than 22″ x 28″ – standard poster board size)
  • Blankets (non-electric/non battery-powered)
  • Stadium Seats (chair-backs/seat-backs/seat cushions) WITHOUT arms, pockets, compartments, and/or covers
  • Medical Assistance Devices
  • Breast Pumps & Supplies
  • Baby food (with child in arms)
  • Bags that are compliant with Clear Bag Policy (see above)

Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate by respective gate supervisor.

Costume Policy

All costumes must be compliant with Bobby Dodd Stadium, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia Tech Athletic Association policies, procedures, and code of conduct. All costumes that do not meet this standard (to be determined by the athletic association & Bobby Dodd Stadium event management/security staff) will not be allowed into Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Any issues that result from and/or related to costumes/student conduct while inside Bobby Dodd stadium will be handled in accordance with standard student conduct protocol. All other issues will be handled in partnership with the Georgia Tech police department.

Please see below for more specific rules on Halloween costumes guidelines:

  • No props will be allowed into Bobby Dodd Stadium.
  • All individuals must wear shoes that are compliant with standard policy.
  • Masks are not allowed to be worn through the gates (all individuals must remove masks prior to entering lines at stadium gates and cannot put them back on until after they have passed through the entire entry process).
  • Costumes that take up more than one standard seat will not be allowed into the stadium.
  • All costumes that include large wigs, coats, compartments, etc. will be subject to search
  • Costumes/parts of costumes that could be considered weapons (helmets, metal spikes, etc.) will not be allowed into the stadium.
  • Costumes may not contain vulgar/offensive language or depict offensive acts/individuals/ideologies.
  • All costumes must be tasteful and comply with standard Georgia Institute of Technology & Bobby Dodd Stadium policies.

***Admittance into the stadium/decisions on all costumes will be at the discretion of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association, Bobby Dodd Stadium management, and Georgia Tech Police Department***

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