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NSAA Winter Activities COVID Guidelines

November 10, 2020

Boyd County Public Schools Winter Sports Protocols Updated:


Effective immediately, based on NSAA guidance.

1. Attendance is limited to 400 individuals at home games, social distancing and masks are still required. (Do not have to be household members)

2. Separate entrances for Home and Visiting spectators.

3. Concessions will still NOT be offered.

4. All other Winter protocols are still in place. See them below.


Mandated by NSAA:

  1. Participants are permitted, but not required, to wear face coverings during competition.
  2. Coaches and non-active participants are required to wear face coverings at all times.
  3. Spectators are required to wear face coverings at all times while attending indoor activities.
  4. Host school requirements must be the same for all schools, officials, judges and spectators.


Boyd County protocols for Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity competitions, as suggested by the NSAA:

  1. Based on DHM’s (25% seating capacity), each home player will be given (3) admission tickets for family to attend home contests, visiting team will be given (75) admission tickets to be distributed as they see fit.
  2. Based on DHM’s, attendance at indoor extra-curricular activities are limited to household family members only.
  3. Based on DHM’s, six (6) feet of separation required between household units.
  4. Separate entry points will be established for home and visitor spectators.
  5. Diligent cleaning and sanitizing will be done before and after games.
  6. Team benches will be restricted to essential personnel only, as well as not utilizing two rows of bleachers directly behind the teams.
  7. Limit the number of game days to not include JH, JV, and Varsity playing on the same day in the same location.
  8. No spectator student attendance will be allowed without being in possession of an admission ticket.
  9. Due to limited space, and mandate of masks, no concessions will be sold during contests.
  10. Pregame warm-ups will be limited to 10 minutes, to minimize spectator and player contact.
  11. Family groups will be asked to social distance from other fans by, at a minimum, (6) feet.
  12. There will be no pregame/postgame handshakes or fist bumps by players or coaches.
  13. Spectators will be expected to leave at the conclusion of their family member playing, and immediately following games spectators will be expected to leave the gym by their established entry/exit point.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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