Bisons announce increased security measures at Coca-Cola Field

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Bisons are boosting security measures for the upcoming season.

Anyone entering Coca-Cola Field must walk through metal detectors and will be required to remove cameras and phones beforehand. If necessary, the Bisons say fans may be wanded by security officials.

Fans are not allowed to re-enter Coca-Cola Field after leaving.

The organization released a list of items that will not be permitted at Coca-Cola Field.

  • firearms
  • knives
  • glassware
  • silverware
  • cans
  • coolers
  • nets
  • baseball bats
  • laser pointers
  • skateboards
  • roller blades
  • hoverboards
  • wheeled shoes
  • beach balls and other inflatables
  • airhorns
  • artificial noise makers
  • aerosols
  • selfie sticks
  • cakes
  • gift wrapped packages/presents

Items that are allowed inside the ballpark are:

  • backpacks
  • baseball gloves
  • diaper Bags
  • standard-size seat cushion with no storage pockets
  • collapsible strollers that can easily be stored at the top of seating sections
  • video and photo Cameras (no tripods/drones allowed)
  • small radios (must be listened to via ear pieces)
  • umbrellas (may only be opened in the seating areas during rain delays)

The Bisons say the following items will be permitted if they fit within a 16”x16”x12” single-compartment bag.

  • One 20 oz. factory-sealed plastic bottle of water per person
  • One small juice box per child
  • One single-serve portion clear plastic sandwich bag of food per person, measuring no bigger than 6 ½” x 5 ½”

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