Wizards announce new security measures at Arrowhead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Wizards, in
conjunction with the Kansas City Chiefs and Arrowhead Stadium, have
announced new security measures that will go into effect beginning with this
weekend's match against the MetroStars on Saturday, September 10th at 7:00
In order to further enhance fan safety and comfort, everyone
entering Arrowhead Stadium for a Wizards game beginning September 10th will
be subject to hand searches, referred to as "pat-downs". The pat-down
requirement is not a result of any specific threat information, but rather
an added measure of security.
Fans are encouraged to arrive at the stadium gates early to help
facilitate this additional security measure. All fans entering Arrowhead
Stadium will be subject to and should expect to be patted down by security
personnel before going through stadium gates.
On Saturday, the Wizards will host the MetroStars in an important
Eastern Conference matchup at Arrowhead Stadium, with kickoff scheduled for
7:00 p.m. CT. The Wizards will also host the 3rd Annual "Jerseys Off Their
Backs" Night to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday. All
27 players' game-worn jerseys will be given away via scratch-off raffle
tickets or silent auction during the game. For more information on the
"Jerseys Off Their Back" event, log on to www.kcwizards.com.
Items Prohibited from Arrowhead Stadium:
Items Allowed into Arrowhead Stadium: