USA South Announces Revised Outdoor Spectator Policy

The Presidents of the United states South Athletic Conference have agreed to modify the Conference’s coverage on spectators attending any out of doors sporting celebration hosted by a United states South establishment regardless of opponent. The amended coverage limits spectators to two for each collaborating scholar-athlete, plus learners, faculty and team of the host establishment while abiding with all area and point out social distancing and potential directives. No spectators of visiting teams will be permitted to attend. This modified coverage will go into influence for all situations commencing on Friday, February 26th. 

All invited spectators to any out of doors sporting celebration hosted by a United states South establishment are envisioned to adhere to the subsequent:

  • Enter the campus, location or facility spot at a one-point of entry where by and when possible or instructed.
  • Observe conventional general public overall health protocols set to lessen the unfold of COVID-19 which features washing hands, donning suitable experience coverings and maintaining social length.
  • No conversation with players and coaches ahead of, through or soon after the contest while at the contest location.
  • Vacate the contest location (or campus, if relevant) straight away upon the contest’s conclusion.
  • No tailgating of any mother nature.

Personal institutions are responsible for how visitors shall be recognized and invited as effectively as how their admittance shall be administered. Thus, those fascinated in a individual institution’s course of action shall get in touch with the applicable athletic office.

Every institution has the autonomy to build or keep insurance policies which are far more-restrictive than those mentioned by the United states South. Furthermore, every single establishment may well call for far more stipulations than those outlined previously mentioned by the Conference, hence, it is once again recommended for those fascinated in attending a contest hosted by a United states South establishment to get in touch with the athletic office of the host celebration. Failure by celebration attendees to comply with institutional and/or Conference insurance policies may well lead to the suspension and/or termination of the contest.

In addition to the modified policy on spectators attending out of doors sporting situations hosted by United states South institutions, the United states South Presidents also adopted a coverage for the impending divisional men’s and women’s cross state championship meets. The group agreed to permit the scholar-athletes collaborating in the situations to invite two spectators to attend. These spectators are envisioned to adhere to the bulleted guidelines mentioned previously mentioned. Remember to notice, added necessities for spectators attending the West Division Cross State Championship, hosted by Huntingdon Faculty at the Greenbrier Cross State System in Grady, Alabama on Friday, February 26th, will be in influence. Spectators are required to demonstrate confirmation of a negative PCR COVID take a look at administered in 72 hours of the celebration. There are no even more stipulations, other than those outlined in the bullets previously mentioned, for spectators attending the East Division Cross State Championship which will be hosted by N.C. Wesleyan Faculty on Saturday, February twenty seventh.

Eventually, the present-day United states South indoor sport spectator coverage shall remain in place as at this time mentioned.

The 2020-21 United states South Spectator Insurance policies can be found HERE.