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Security Policy

Permitted                                                                    

Common Jewelry
Credentialed "Helper" Animals
Diaper Bags
Foods or Juices necessary for medical reasons (Orange juice, candy bars etc.)
Makeup or Beauty Products
Medication
Milk or Baby Formula for infants
Mobile Phones
Personal identification
Small Digital Cameras

Prohibited

Apparel with Explicit Pictures
Apparel with Explicit Wording
Audio Recording Devices
Backpacks
Briefcases
Cameras with Detachable Lenses**
Computers or Laptops
Duffle Bags
Electronic devices larger than a cell phone******
Full Facial Coverings
Glass or Metal Beverage Containers
Illegal Drugs
Knitting Needles
Laser Pointers
Outside Food or Beverage
Pets
Signs on Sticks
Spiked or Studded Jewelry
Stickers
Video Cameras
Weapons of any kind - including items that may cause injury if thrown or used improperly*
 

For Family Shows, High School or College Graduations, Minnesota State High School League Tournaments, Motivational or Religious Events, Shrine Circus, Ice Shows, etc., the below items are prohibited:

Permitted

Common Jewelry
Credentialed "Helper" Animals
Diaper Bags
Digital and Standard Cameras
Foods or Juices necessary for medical reasons (Orange juice, candy bars etc.)
Limited Outside Food Items or Snacks***
Makeup or Beauty Products
Medication
Milk or Baby Formula for infants
Mobile Phones
Personal identification
 

Prohibited

Apparel with Explicit Pictures
Apparel with Explicit Wording
Audio Recording Devices
Backpacks
Briefcases
Cameras with Detachable Lenses**
Computers or Laptops
Duffle Bags
Electronic devices larger than a cell phone******
Full Facial Coverings
Glass or Metal Beverage Containers
Illegal Drugs
Knitting Needles
Laser Pointers
Pets
Signs on Sticks
Signs with Explicit Pictures
Signs with Explicit Wording
Spiked or Studded Jewelry
Stickers
Video Cameras****
Weapons of any kind - including items that may cause injury if thrown or used improperly*


*Target Center’s definition of “Weapons” includes but is not limited to the following; knives or blades of any length, metal nail files, chains longer than 6 inches not made of precious metals (i.e. platinum, gold or sterling silver), firearms (authentic or replicated, including toys), clubs or extendable batons, any type of chemical irritant spray, stun guns or tasers, spiked or studded jewelry, brass knuckles or any other item that could likely be used as a weapon or may cause injury if thrown or used improperly. The only exception to this section of the policy is for credentialed law enforcement officers who are on duty or under the employ of Target Center at the time of entry. Said officers must be in uniform or identify themselves to door security staff and be cleared by uniformed Minneapolis Police on site prior to entry.

**This may vary depending on requirements of individual shows. Cameras are allowed at all Timberwolves and Lynx basketball games.

***Limited food and/or snacks are defined as; one small bag snack per child, cardboard juice boxes or foil juice bags. If a large number of expected guests are school groups this may be amended to allow these groups to enter with bag/box lunches. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis by authorized staff listed above. “Limited Outside Food Items or Snacks” does not apply to specific family shows where there is no outside food allowed.  Guests with a medical issue should contact Target Center Guest Services at 612-673-1380 in advance. 

**** Video cameras are allowed for high school games and graduations.  However, tripods are prohibited. 

***** Cameras with Detachable and Lenses over 3 inches are allowed for high school games and graduations.

******Please note that iPads and other small tablets (e.g. Kindles) are allowed for designated sporting events including Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx games.
 

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