Mask Requirements for Athletic Events as of 8/31/21

  1. What is mandated by OHA for coaches, players, support staff and spectators attending contests?

 

Indoor or Outdoor

Students are not required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors when practicing or playing a competitive sport at any level, including cheerleading and dance/drill.  Students not actively participating (i.e., on the sideline during an indoor or outdoor competition, etc.) are required to wear a mask.  Students are required to wear a mask when in the weight room.

 

Indoor

Coaches and support staff, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask during indoor practices and competitions.  This includes weight training regardless of location.

 

Spectators (5 years or older) are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status, at indoor practices and competitions.

 

Students are not required to wear a mask indoors when playing an instrument that requires the mouth.  Choir and speech students are required to wear a mask during indoor practices but are exempt from this requirement for performances.