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Longhorn sporting events will now only allow clear bags

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This week, Texas Athletics implemented a new Clear Bag Policy.

According to KXAN, the policy went into effect this month and will be in place for the Longhorns season opener on Sept. 2.

All bags larger than 4.5” x 6.5”, including purses and diaper bags, must be clear plastic and no larger than 12” x 6” x 12”. Small clutch bags or purses do not have to be clear, but they have to be smaller than 4.5″ x 6.5.”

Bags that are permitted include:

Bags that are clear plastic and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″
One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags
Small clutch bags or purses do not have to be clear but cannot exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″
Bags not permitted include:

Backpacks, printed pattern plastic bags, fanny packs, purses, reusable grocery totes, mesh or straw bags, duffle bags, large totes, camera or binocular cases.
Diaper bags are not allowed. Items normally carried in a diaper bag must be put into a clear plastic bag for venue entry.

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