Upstate Coalition

for Equality

Prohibited Items:

  • Sticks, poles, rods or other hard objects to support signs (excluding commercially available corrugated cardboard tubing)

  • Sign Composition:

  • Paper, cardboard, poster board, cloth, vinyl, or other non-rigid material is allowed - Sign material should not exceed 1/32” thickness

  • Signs composed of paper, cardboard, poster board, or similar material may not exceed 20” x 30” (600 sq. in)

  • Signs composed of cloth, vinyl, or similar material may not exceed 4’ x 6’

  • Signs cannot block/inhibit the flow of traffic in a roadway or on pedestrian walkways. City of Greenville 

  • Backpacks, satchels, bags, coolers, or similar personally carried containers exceeding 6 inches by 8 inches by 3 inches, except when said container is completely clear and see through 

For public safety reasons, the following are prohibited in the immediate proximity of event: 

  • Open flames and combustible solids 

  • Sticks, poles, selfie sticks, or other similar elongated solid objects capable of inflicting bodily harm as a striking or stabbing object, excluding commercially available corrugated cardboard tubing as the supporting article for signs, flags, and the like 

  • Backpacks, satchels, bags, coolers, or similar personally carried containers exceeding 6 inches by 8 inches by 3 inches. Exceptions: diaper bags, and containers that are completely clear and see through.

  • Any firearm or ammunition except as permitted by the South Carolina Code of Laws 

  • Any mechanical or handmade contrivance that launches any projectile of solid, liquid, or gaseous composition, including aerosols/pressurized canisters 

  • Any stabbing, cutting, slicing, or striking blade, whether metal or other solid composition 

  • Any striking object, such as a bat, stick, brass knuckles, martial arts weapons, implement handles, and the like, which would inflict bodily injury 

  • Any facial mask, headgear, or cloth worn over any portion of the face, which prevents facial identification of a person 14 years of age or older Exception: religious head coverings.

  • Any carried object that resembles or serves the purpose of a shield 

  • Any armor or defensive covering that resembles or serves the purpose of defensive body armor 

  • Carried signage exceeding the size restrictions set forth in section above 

  • Bicycles, automobiles, and mopeds

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