Pioneers News · 2020 Fall Sports Policies and Procedures – COVID19


The following policies and procedures are for the 2020 Fall Sports Season for Gabriel Richard Catholic High School. Due to the Executive Order 176, schools and communities must adhere to the protocols. Please Note: These guidelines can change and are mandated by the MHSAA and Governor’s office.

 

  1. Student/Athletes
    • All athletes must wear a face covering at all times.
    • Football
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Cross Country (Boys/Girls)
    • Dance
  • All Athletes must complete a Daily Health Questionnaire to Participate.
  • All Athletes must use Social Distancing when not Competing
  • All equipment must be disinfected before and after use.
  • All athletes must bring a water bottle. There will be no water available.
  • All students and staff need to disinfect before during and after practices and contests.

 

  1. Spectators and Fans
  • Athletes will receive two (2) parent tickets per contest. These tickets are for Family/Relatives only. Gabriel Richard Catholic will not allow students or friends entry to any contest. Parents/Family Members only.
  • All spectators must wear a mask.
  • All Spectators must practice Social Distancing.
  • All spectators/administration must submit a pass list with a self-screening before arriving to Gabriel Richard Catholic by using the COVID19 SCREENING LINK.
  • COVID19 SCREENING LINKhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfAhEgGAleYmAwwHq4pk3fageYS_rfcKOeI2Yb5GQfgmQ9W7w/viewform?usp=sf_link
  • Admission is $5 and must be Purchased ONLINE. Please visit www.grathletics.org and Click on Tickets (Top Right Hand). No tickets will be sold at the gate.
  • Visiting Spectators (Indoors) will enter the West Gym Entrance and sit on the visiting side of the bleachers. There is no crossing in the gymnasium.
  • Visiting Spectators (Outdoors) will enter the North Entrance (Scoreboard) and sit on the East Side Bleachers. Entering and Exiting will only be permitted through those gates for visitors.

 

  1. Facilities
  • Locker rooms will be available for volleyball, soccer and football. We ask that all teams arrive 40 minutes before their scheduled time. Coaches are asked to be in the locker rooms with their students to enforce social distancing.
  • Cafeteria will be used as a holding area for Junior Varsity and Varsity teams. Teams making the exchange will be asked to “hold” until the gymnasium is cleared and disinfected.

 

  1. Concessions – will only be provided at outdoor events. Please note that Gabriel Richard Catholic may or may not provide concessions based on availability.

 

  1. NFHS – Live streaming will be available for all home indoor events. We will hope to provide outdoor events in the near future. The streaming process is conducted through the National Federation of High Schools. Please visit NFHSNETWORK.com to view Pioneers home and away events.

 

     6. Transportation: Gabriel Richard Catholic will provide limited transportation for away events. The following guidelines are in effect

  • All passengers will wear a face covering while traveling to the event.
  • Buses will be disinfected before each use and after each use.
  • Social Distancing will be in effect for the entire trip.
  • Traveling on the bus is not mandatory. Parents who wish to transport their child is welcome.

 

  1. Medical Staff – Emergency Medical staff will be present for Football, Soccer and Volleyball. Please note that this is emergency medical coverage only.