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COVID-19 Protocols for the Class AA, A, B - MPA Basketball Tournament held at the Portland Exposition Building and Cross Insurance Arena (Portland, ME)


Spectator Guidelines - Portland Exposition Building (Expo)

Spectators at the Portland Exposition Building (EXPO) must wear face masks at all times. To enter the facility spectators must show one of the following: proof of being fully vaccinated; or a negative test result from a third-party provider, [Doctor's office, pharmacy or testing location]. PCR test within 72 hours or Antigen test within 24 hours along with a valid driver's license/student school ID.  A Drs. "note of recovery" is acceptable - but we will only accept a certified note approved by a Dr./nurse that will allow a person entry into the facility if they have tested positive within 90 days - this, along with a photo ID, will be acceptable.  A home test is not acceptable, given that we would have no way to verify this information. All patrons will be required to wear a mask while in the building.


Spectator Guidelines - Cross Insurance Arena (Portland, ME)

Spectators at the Cross-Insurance Arena must wear face masks while in the facility (ages 2 and older). Anyone who has had their 12th birthday and older needs to show proof of being fully vaccinated, or a negative Covid-19 Test within 72 hours prior to the event.  Spectators can take a picture of their COVID-19 Vaccination card or negative test result and show that at the door. Spectators may take an at home test within 72 hours of the event. If an at-home test is used and is a negative result, the spectator can take a photo of it with a timestamp.  Face masks need to be worn while in the facility.


School Teams and Team Personnel:

It is the responsibility of the Athletic Administrator to attest that all team personnel (players, coaches, athletic trainers, cheerleaders, band members, etc) meet at least one of the following criteria:

a.  are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or

b. have had a negative PCR COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to the event; or 

c. have had a negative Rapid Antigen test within 24 hours of the event; or

d.  participate in regular pool-testing; or 

e.  have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 90 days.