CHICO – Chico State has updated its COVID-19 vaccination policy, and will not allow spectators at its men’s and women’s basketball games on January 13 and January 15 exclusively at Acker Gym in Chico State.
Fans will not be allowed to attend basketball games until at least February 3, Chico State announced in a press release.
The decision to allow fans in now was made to help protect student-athletes and their seasons during the latest surge in COVID-19 cases in Butte County and across the state, the release said.
“We are committed to doing everything we can to keep our community safe and provide our student-athletes the opportunity to compete,” Chico State athletics director Anita Barker said in the press release. “This decision was made in consultation with university leadership, public health officials and our athletics medical staff. We appreciate the understanding of the Chico community and look forward to welcoming our fans when conditions improve.”
For ticket questions or refunds, please contact the University Box Office at 530-898-6333.
All four games will be broadcast live and can be viewed on the CCAA Network, which can be purchased at https://ccaanetwork.com for $9.95 per month. The live broadcast includes play-by-play by Mike Baka and Mike Wessels of AM-1290 KPAY. Live and archived games for all home and away Chico State sporting events are streamed on the CCAA network.
The audio version of the Games will also be broadcast on https://kpaysports.com.
After the Games were canceled and no competition was announced for Thursday, January 6 – Saturday’s scheduled game against Cal State Dominguez Hills, the Chico State men’s team (10-0, 6-0 California Collegiate Athletic Association) won consecutively. Will continue our search for 11. To start their season with the win when it faces the Cal State Marcos at 7:30 p.m. at Acre Gym. 11 consecutive wins would be a new school record for Chico State, a record that dates back to the 1942–43 season.
The Chico State women’s basketball team (5-5, 2-3 CCAA) will chase their second straight win and third win in four games when they face San Marcos in Chico at 5:30 p.m.
Chico State updated its vaccine policy on January 5, while the first will apply to the Department of Athletics when fans are allowed to return to the stands at Acre Gym on February 2. According to the California Department of Public Health Health and Safety Guidelines, attendees age 2 and older should be given a full vaccination (at least two weeks after the last dose) or a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test within two days). or via an antigen test within a day). Competition).
No at-home test will be accepted for admission and self-attestation will not be accepted as a method of verification.
Vaccination proof may come in the form of a physical COVID-19 vaccination card, a digital record that includes a QR code or a digital image with a photo ID matching the name on the card or screen. An adult will not be required to show a photo ID, accompanied by those aged 17 and under.
No COVID-19 test opportunities will be available to on-site attendees.
The university’s indoor mask requirement, which requires fans to wear masks indoors at all times unless actively eating or drinking, remains in effect for all events and all Chico State indoor venues. In addition, the mask policy prohibits the use of garters, bandanas and coverings with exhalation vents.
Get the latest information on COVID-19 requirements at the University Box Office website https://www.csuchico.edu/boxoffice/.