Several items prohibited at high school basketball tournament in Charleston, WV

The countdown is on to the annual high school basketball tournament in Charleston, WV. 

Fans will need to enter through the Clendenin Street lobby right across from the Charleston Town Center Mall. From there they will head upstairs to the screening check point. 

Items you cannot bring into the building include: 
Guns or weapons of any kind
Knives - including pocket knives
Selfie sticks
Outside food and beverage
Large purses, bags or totes
Any WVSSAC prohibited item 

"Given the circumstances recently in the country and also all of the threats in West Virginia we felt it is an appropriate thing to do for the tournaments," said Civic Center General Manager John Robertson. 

Things you can bring include a small purse, cell phone, diaper bag or a non-professional camera. 

To learn more about the rules click here

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