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Fall Activity Guidelines
Fall Activity Guidelines
Alma Public Schools
Monday, August 31, 2020

With home contests ramping up this week we wanted to remind everyone of the guidelines we will follow this fall at APS! Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe and healthy!!

Game Protocol at Alma Public Schools

  • Anyone showing signs of Covid-19 or illness, should not attend the game and stay away.

Volleyball-

  • Visiting teams will health-check, including temperatures, athletes and personnel prior to arrival at Alma Public Schools.
  • Visiting teams will enter through the east door (commons door) of the building and will be assigned a locker room.
  • Teams will be changing ends of the floor between sets. Both benches will be sanitized between each set.
  • There will be a water cooler in each locker room for teams to use to fill their water bottles. 
  • Fans entering the facility will be encouraged to wear a mask, unless eating. Fans should practice social distancing while attending activities at Alma Public Schools.
  • Home team fans will sit in the section of the bleachers marked “home”. Home fans should enter the gym using the northwest door.
  • Visiting team fans will sit in the section of the bleachers marked “visitors”. Visiting fans should enter the gym using the northeast door.
  • No fan should enter the playing area or bench area of either team.
  • Players should not enter the stands to visit and/or greet fans prior to or after games.
  • Stage seating will be used for players, coaches, and administration during the games.
  • Fans should not access the gym floor following games and will immediately exit through the doors they came in.
  • Visiting pep bands will not be allowed.
  • Home cheerleaders will be on the west end of the gym. Visiting cheerleaders will be on the east end of the gym.
  • The score table will be occupied by a clock operator, the home bookkeeper, and visiting bookkeeper. The Libero tracker and game announcer will be located on the stage.
  • A concession stand will be available.
  • Athletes will not be required to wear a mask while competing. We are encouraging them to wear masks when not competing.

Football-

  • Visiting teams will health-check, including temperatures, athletes and personnel prior to arrival at Alma Public Schools.
  • Visiting teams will enter through the east door (commons door) of the building and will be assigned a locker room.
  • Visiting teams and fans will be on the south side of the field. Fans are encouraged to utilize social distancing and wear masks if social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Players box is from 10-yard line to 10-yard line, but the coaches’ box will not be modified.
  • A concession stand will be available.
  • Home cheerleaders will be located on the north sideline and visiting cheerleaders will be located on the south sideline.
  • Only one coach and one stat keeper/camera person is allowed in the press box.
  • Children must stay with parents.
  • Walking or circling the track is not allowed.
  • Youth pick-up football games are not allowed. Leave all balls and other sports equipment at home.

Softball-

  • Visiting teams will health-check, including temperatures, athletes and personnel prior to arrival at Alma Public Schools.
  • Home teams and fans will be on the north side of the field. Fans are encouraged to utilize social distancing and wear masks if social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Visiting teams and fans will be on the east side of the field. Fans are encouraged to utilize social distancing and wear masks if social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • A concession stand will be available.
  • Children must stay with parents.