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2021-22 Spectator Policies

Franklin Pierce University

Last updated: Jan. 31, 2022

In light of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with University policy, the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics has established the following policies for those attending the institution's intercollegiate athletics contests during the 2021-22 academic year.

Policies are subject to change throughout the year, as public health guidance evolves. Updates will be made to this page as policies change. Franklin Pierce University and the Department of Athletics will continue to follow guidance and best practices provided by local, state and national health authorities.

In addition, for fans who intend to travel to away contests, the Northeast-10 Conference has compiled a list of spectator policies in place at its member institutions (link). This list will be updated throughout the year as institutions alter their policies.

Franklin Pierce's spectator policies are as follows:

Outdoor Facilities (Sodexo Field, Pappas Field, Bisaccia Softball Field)
- Spectators who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask.
- Spectators who are NOT fully vaccinated are requested to wear a mask.
- All spectators are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines when possible at sporting events.

Indoor Facility (Fieldhouse)
- Spectators are once again permitted to attend events in the Fieldhouse, effective Feb. 1.
- ALL spectators will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
- All spectators are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines when possible at sporting events.

Off-Campus Facility (Jason Ritchie Ice Arena)
- Spectators are once again permitted to attend events in the Fieldhouse, effective Feb. 1.
- ALL spectators will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
- All spectators are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines when possible at sporting events.
- Spectators must adhere to The Winchendon School policies at all times.