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Extensive research has found no information that would indicate the metal detector wands in use have adverse effects on pregnancy. However, directives by physicians regarding metal detectors should be followed. If you are not comfortable with the metal detector wand please inform security where you may be required to consent to a physical pat down.
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The Canton Civic Center is a facility owned by the City of Canton. Fans entering the Canton Civic Center will not be allowed to carry concealed or unconcealed weapons. Section 2923.126 (B)(9) of the Ohio Revised Code does not authorize the licensee to carry a concealed handgun in any building that is a government facility of this state or political subdivision of this state and that is not a building that is used primarily as a shelter, restroom, parking facility for motor vehicles, or rest facility and is not a courthouse or other building or structure in which the courtroom is located that is subject to division (B)(3).
Extensive research has found no information that would indicate that the use of metal detector wands have adverse effects on medical devices (such as pacemakers) or magnetic recording media. However, directives by physicians and medical device manufacturers regarding metal detectors should be followed. If you are not comfortable with the metal detector wand please inform security where you may be required to consent to a physical pat down.
It is safe for metal detector wands to be used, however, guests with medical circumstances who prefer a pat-down screening may request such accommodation. When entering the arena please inform security staff in advance of any medical conditions prior to the screening.
Arrive early and be prepared! Have your physical ticket out or mobile ticket loaded up or saved to your virtual wallet, and have it ready to be scanned. Removable items should be out of your pockets and ready to be placed on the search table. Have your bags open and ready to be searched when you reach the search table. Avoid bringing large bags if possible. Follow instructions from security and staff.
Children are subject to screening, however, parents with an infant may carry the baby. Parents who are attending with small children who are able to walk on their own are invited to proceed through the screening alongside their children.