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Boys Basketball Sectional at Belmont
Boys Basketball Sectional at Belmont
Kurt Cohen
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Per the WIAA, attendance at tonight's Sectional Semifinal game in Belmont will be limited attendance.  Both teams will be allowed to bring only 88 ticketed spectators.  Team members will contact their families to inform who will be allowed attendance tonight.

Other fans that have pre-purchased tickets for tonight's game should return these tickets to Potosi Schools for a full refund.

Fans that are not included in the 88 maximum attendees will be able to listen to tonight's game on 97.7 FM and also be able to view the game streaming on Youtube.  A link will be available on the Potosi School's website 15 minutes before the start of the game.


If you have questions, please contact us at Potosi Schools.


Kurt Cohen

District Administrator



Official statement from the WIAA...

WIAA TO RESTRICT ATTENDANCE AT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SERIES EVENTS

 

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, in accordance with policies and guidance from public health organizations and the World Health Organization for mass gatherings, will be limiting attendance at the Girls and Boys Basketball Tournament Series events scheduled March 12-14 and March 19-21. 

 

The guidelines for mass gatherings calls for restriction of public events to 50-250 attendees, depending on the event and venue. This pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances that make these decisions and actions prudent and necessary.

 

“The WIAA has been keeping up with public health and medical updates and has recognized the changing environment over the past 24 hours,” Executive Director Dave Anderson said. “As good and responsible citizens, we are adhering to policies consistent to preventing the spread of COVID-19.”

 

The policy limits attendance at the State Tournament to 88 tickets per team, two supervisors and a limit of 22 team personnel. In addition, the boys and girls 3-Point Challenge competitions scheduled for Saturday will be held with participants and one chaperone allowed.

 

Contest officials, timer, scorekeeper, announcer, team host, WIAA staff, WIAA athletic trainers and Board of Control members deemed essential to the administration of the tournament are permitted.

 

Cheerleaders, pep bands, school photographers, videographers and on-site sponsors will be prohibited