Re: CCCHS Return to Campus Plan – Communication 9
Fall Athletic Contest Hosting
Dear CCC community,
The COVID-19 Response Task Force and the CCC School Administration provided updates throughout the summer about the preparations that were made for the fall semester. Now that we are in the fall semester, we will continue to provide periodic updates as they relate to COVID-19 policies and procedures. These will be provided throughout the school year. Updates to all COVID-19 procedures and policies can be found in the CCC Re-opening Plan and the FAQ document located on the Clearwater Central Catholic website. If you have questions at any time, please address them to email@example.com and we will answer them as soon as possible individually or as a group in a future communication based on the content.
The following is our latest update:
CCC FALL ATHLETIC CONTEST HOSTING PLAN
Clearwater Central Catholic High School has implemented safety procedures to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19. However, spectators assume all risks related to exposure of COVID-19 when attending an event. Spectators must comply with ALL posted signage, as well as verbal guidance from school officials while attending events hosted at Clearwater Central Catholic High School.
Attendance and Seating
Fan attendance at football will be limited to 400 on home side and 75 on visiting side. Gymnasium seating will be limited to 100 total fans.
Families of players, cheerleaders and coaches will be offered 4 tickets each at $5 per ticket for football games. For volleyball games, families may purchase three tickets. JV and Varsity matches will have separate sales. All sales will be online with a link sent to families. These links are specific to families and are not to be shared. The limits will be in place on the link. No sales will take place at the stadium or gymnasium. Once ordering, you will need to download the GoFan app on your phone.
Before each contest, student-athletes, coaches, officials, spectators, and volunteers are expected to conduct a wellness check of the symptoms on the Decision Tree.
All spectators will undergo temperature check upon entering venue.
All spectators must wear a mask.
Fans will be required to exit stadium or gym immediately after contest. Gym will be cleared between Junior Varsity and Varsity competitions.
Cheerleaders will be permitted and will practice social distancing on the sidelines. No bands will be permitted.
Tailgating is prohibited. No loitering on campus or in parking lots before, during or after contest.
Entrances and Exits
Spectators enter at main ticket booth entry on north end of James Brian Thomas Stadium for football. For Cavallaro Gymnasium, spectators enter at northeast doors.
Players and cheerleaders enter through east side gate near home locker room.
Gate will open one hour prior to game.
Cold drinks and Chick-fil-A sandwiches will be available at football. Social distancing must be maintained. Masks are required while standing in line.
No concessions will be sold at events in gymnasium.
All concession volunteers will wear masks and gloves.
No congregating will be permitted at concession area. Observe social distance in line and depart immediately upon purchase.
Volleyball teams will not switch benches
Athletes must wear a mask upon entrance and exit for all CCCHS facilities.
A certified athletic trainer will be on site. Team doctors will be at all football games.
All participants are required to have their own water bottle, labeled with name.
Hoses are on both sides of stadium for refills.
Visiting administrators/coaches will supervise their players and spectators for compliance.
No handshakes before or following games.
CCC Administration, faculty, staff and volunteers will supervise all activities.
Officials will be permitted to utilize girl’s locker room facility with open access to adjoining rooms.
CCC administrators will escort officials.
Locker Room/Sideline Policies
Visiting teams should arrive as fully dressed and ready as possible.
Visiting football teams will have access to adjoining locker rooms in 600 building just east of stadium. Total capacity is 50 (25 per room).
Volleyball teams will not have locker facilities.
Athletic staff from visiting team will monitor capacity compliance.
Sidelines is limited to essential personnel only. This includes players, coaches, medical staff, chain crew and designated administrators.
No youth football or non-school affiliated “ball boys” permitted. Ball boys should be JV or non-participating team members.
Ball sanitizing will be done by game personnel for both football and volleyball.
Concession area, restrooms, locker rooms, equipment will be sanitized prior and following all events.
Hand sanitizer is available at all entrances and near concession and restroom areas and in locker rooms.
Information on expectations/protocols/safety measures will be provided to public address announcers.
Only essential personnel will be allowed in the press box.
All personnel working in press box or scoring tables are required to wear mask.
The Margaret Doyle Carter Science Center hallway will be used for anyone displaying symptoms and they will be encouraged to depart campus as soon as capable.
In the event of lightning, all fans will be encouraged to move to their cars. Teams may use respective locker rooms. Cheerleaders should utilize CEI lobby. Home fans without cars should use MAC. Visiting fans without access to car or bus should use gym.
Abundant seating with proper social distancing is mandatory. Must be either a pre-boxed meal or buffet style with trained and dedicated volunteers using appropriate personal protection, including gloves and masks.
Any and all snacks must be in single serve packages.
All drinks must be single serve.
Hand sanitizer will be made available around the room.
We pray for God’s blessing and protection for you and your families. Remember, “with courage and hope, we will make it together.”In God’s provident care,
Dr. John A Venturella, President
Mr. Jim Deputy, Principal
Mr. Enrique Garza, Assistant Principal