General Rules

The following rules are in place to assure that all Four Diamonds families, THON™ volunteers, and spectators are safe throughout the entirety of THON™ Weekend. In order to maintain the welcoming and positive atmosphere provided by THON™, it is important that these regulations are followed and that the procedures laid out for the weekend are respected for the duration of the event. Every rule has a reason as to why it is in place and will be enforced by all THON™ volunteers. These regulations are created and enforced by the Rules & Regulations Committee, as well as Bryce Jordan Center staff

Any violation of THON™ Weekend regulations will be subject (but not limited) to any of the following penalties:

Pass Revocation

Pass Suspension

Removal from the BJC

Assessment of these penalties will be at the discretion of Rules & Regulations Captains and Directors on a case-by-case basis.

General Conduct

All bags will be searched at every entrance for the duration of the weekend

All spectator bags must be the size of a drawstring or smaller

No one who has consumed any amount of alcohol will be permitted inside the BJC

Individuals who do not comply with this rule will be denied access to the building

Spectators are not permitted to enter the Committee Member Storage area in the Upper Bowl

This area will be monitored by Rules & Regulations Committee Members

Cell phones and other electronic devices may not be charged using BJC outlets

Floor access is only permitted by being on a registered Pass list and utilizing the THON™ Weekend Pass system.

THON™ is not responsible for any items that are lost or stolen during THON™ Weekend

All lost items found throughout the THON™ Weekend should be turned into the designated Lost & Found locations

There are two such locations within the BJC

Concourse: Information Booth/Donation Station across from Gate D

Event Level: Main intersection of the west-side hallway

All unclaimed lost items from THON™ Weekend will be kept and redistributed through the Lost & Found claim in the HUB following THON™ Weekend

Police, Bryce Jordan Center staff, THON™ Directors, Rules & Regulations Captains, and on-shift Rules & Regulations Committee Members reserve the right to have anyone who is causing disruptions or not adhering to established rules either leave the building or deny them entrance

Conduct While in the Stands/Concourse

No sitting is permitted inside the building for the duration of THON Weekend

This includes in the stands, on the Concourse, or in the bathrooms (outside of stalls)

Any spectator who needs to sit for medical reasons may request a medical wristband from the EMS Room (located across from Portal 24) or can ask a Rules & Regulations Committee Member or Captain for more information

This wristband must be worn at all times so the spectator is not repeatedly asked to stand

Handicapped seating is available in the BJC throughout the weekend. These areas are located behind the Information Booths/Donation Stations located across from each gate

Saving seats for other spectators is prohibited within the BJC

Saving seats includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Telling someone that a seat they are trying to use is saved

Physically preventing others from using seats

Intimidating others so they do not stand in front of a seat

Spreading several people across a row/portal to discourage others from using populating it

Placing belongings on top of seats in an attempt to reserve them

Items may not be passed between levels of the BJC

Spectators must not populate the aisles of portals, including the areas at the bottom and top of the stairs

Only Rules & Regulations Committee Members are may occupy this space

The Rules & Regulations Committee will remind spectators to clear these areas

Standing on seats is not prohibited

Signs must not be stored on seats

Do not congregate in the Concourse

Lines for water fountains, bathrooms, merchandise, concessions, etc. should be kept along the walls of the Concourse to allow traffic to pass through

These lines must not be blocking pathways to any doorways on the Concourse Level

Spectators may only use the bathrooms on the Concourse. Bathrooms on the Event Level are for dancers only

Prohibited Items

The following items are not permitted to enter the Bryce Jordan Center. If these items are found during the security screening process or anytime after, Rules & Regulations Committee Members will ask spectators to dispose of them

Bags larger than a drawstring (with a maximum of two per spectator)

Food and beverage items

Weapons of any kind

Liquid

Balloons or inflatables

Potentially harmful balls (i.e. baseballs, footballs, etc.)

Water guns with removable tanks

Any water guns must be empty upon entering the BJC

Glitter

Silly string

Flag poles

Animals

Transportation items (i.e. skateboards, hoverboards, etc.)

Large containers (meaning they cannot fit under a seat)

Thank you for taking the time to review the Security guidelines put into place within and surrounding the Bryce Jordan Center