Clear bag policy during Las Vegas NFR

It can be a necessity to carry handbags with some personal care items while in Las Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo. However, are you aware that there are some policies regarding the size, and type of bags?

To learn more about these policies, then do peruse this piece of work.

It has been announced by Las Vegas Events that there is a regulation for the type and size of bags into the Thomas & Mack Center.

This measure is to ensure that there is no threat to any member of the public that will be available for Las Vegas NFR.

While we have seen such regulation implemented back in 2017, this year, they have been revisited to enhance public safety and make it easy for fans to enter the venues.

One thing to remember is that the bag policy will be effective only starting the 5th to 14th December. This implies that you will be bounded to the rules only during the continuation of the event.

Clear bag policy in Las Vegas NFR

So what are outlines for bags that can enter the Thomas & Mack Center?

If you will find it demanding to carry a bag, and then be reminded that, there certain types and sizes of bags allowed. To be specific, the below bags have no issues and if you have one, you are free to carry it along.

  • Clear bags

Clear bags are those bags, which are transparent, or the ones, which you can see, what is inside. Mostly, these bags are made of plastic, PVC or vinyl. So, if you have such bags and don’t exceed the 12 by 6 by 12 inches, you can carry them along.

  • Small non-clear bags

You can carry small clutch bags. However, your bag whether or not it has a strap or handle should be larger than 4.5 by 6.5 inches. This implies that the bag should be smaller exactly or closer to the size of a hand.

One-gallon clear plastic bags will also be allowed.

What if when I have some special items to carry?

LAs Vegas events understand that there are some conditions, which can’t be avoided. For instance, if you have a baby, it is a necessity to carry diaper bags. And if there is a need for medical items, medical bags can be allowed but with proof.

What will happen if I carry something not allowed?

If it happens that you are at the entrance with a huge bag, which is either a medical bag or the prescribed bag, you will not be allowed to enter the Thomas and Mack Center. If to enter, maybe you will have to surrender your bag at the checkpoint.

So, know what sort of bags that will be allowed and the one which is not allowed. Below are bags type and sizes, which will not be allowed.

  • Bags larger clutch bag
  • Huge backpacks 
  • Luggage bags
  • Huge non-clear bags


You are now aware of what will be allowed into the venue. So, don’t stress yourself, carry what is allowed and be free to enjoy the prestigious NFR rodeo.

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