Evansville Leaders Announce Restrictions on Fan Attendance for Winter Sports

Winter school sports will still be taking place in Evansville, but area leaders have put new restrictions on how many spectators can attend due to COVID-19.

Posted: Oct 21, 2020 3:56 PM
Updated: Oct 22, 2020 4:21 PM

On Wednesday, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, the Vanderburgh County Health Department, and local school officials provided an update on attendance during the winter sports season for Evansville schools.

Only two tickets will be allowed per student-athlete/essential personnel.

No scouts will be allowed at events - though college recruiters will be.

For swimming events at the Lloyd Pool, no spectators will be allowed at all.

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, Diocese of Evansville, Evansville Day School, and Evansville Christian Schools are all backing the new attendance plan, which was made in collaboration with the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

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