NFL Retractable Roof Policy The Texans are required to follow all NFL policies in effect for retractable roof stadiums. In accordance with NFL policy, the following guidelines must be followed:
The roof can only be closed during the game if rain or other hazardous weather conditions develop or are anticipated. The only exception is that the roof will not be closed for rain in the last five minutes of the fourth quarter, or prior to or during any overtime period.
If the roof is closed at the start of the game or during the game, it cannot be opened for the remainder of the game.
If the decision is made to open the roof, the roof must be open no later than the time that the teams take the field for pre-game warm-ups.
Bag Inspection Policy (A-to-Z Guide from NRG Stadium Website)
In accordance with the NFL’s Public Safety Policy, fans can bring one of the following approved bags inside NRG Stadium: 12” x 6” x 12” clear plastic bag, or; 1-Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag, or; Small Clutch bad no larger than 4.5” x 6.5” in size.
Fans should be prepared to open their bags for inspection and may be asked by security staff to shift and possibly remove the contents. Non-approved bags will be denied entry into the stadium and fans will be asked to return the bag to their vehicle or dispose of it.
For any event that is not Houston Texans related, backpacks and large bags that exceed 11”x17” are not allowed.
There are no lockers outside of the stadium to store items nor can any items be held by staff members.