Pioneers News · 2020 Winter Sports Game Protocol

Gabriel Richard Catholic will continue to maintain the following protocols for all athletic events. Masks and Social Distancing will still be required for all athletes and spectators. Please read the following protocols for new information.


  1. Student/Athletes
    • All athletes must wear a face covering at all times.
    • Basketball
    • Hockey
    • Bowling
    • 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. Unfortunately no students can attend at this moment.
  • Gabriel Richard Catholic will allow limited student attendance for ALL SPORTS.
  • All spectators must wear a mask.
  • All Spectators must practice Social Distancing.
  • All spectators/administration must submit a PRE-COVID Screening. Please use the following Pre Screening Link.
  • 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.


  1. Facilities
  • Locker rooms will be available for basketball and Hockey. We ask that all teams arrive 30 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 teams. Teams making the exchange will be asked to “hold” until the gymnasium is cleared and disinfected.


  1. Concessions/Food – Absolutely No Food or Drink in the building. No concessions will be sold.


  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 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 are welcome.


  1. Medical Staff – Emergency Medical staff will be present for games. Please note that this is emergency medical coverage only.
I appreciate everyone’s (Parents/Students) patience and understanding during this time. Our goal is to keep the kids playing sports and in the safest manner.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.