FANS ENCOURAGED TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES
ST. LOUIS – March 11, 2021 – St. Louis will host the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships Friday and Saturday (March 12-13) at the America’s Center Convention Complex. The St. Louis Sports Commission and the NCAA have been working with (and will continue working with) America’s Center and the City of St. Louis Department of Health on protocols and procedures to make the health and safety of everyone at the Championships the top priority.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions a limited amount of guest passes were made available to participating schools for the two-day event. The NCAA will have no public ticket sales for this year’s Championships.
Fans attending the Championships in St. Louis are encouraged to become familiar with the following policies related to entry and health and safety protocols:
FACE COVERING POLICY
While inside America’s Center and on the property, all student-athletes, employees, event staff, fans and vendors are required to wear a face covering or mask (that covers both the nose and mouth) at all times. A face covering or mask may be lowered when actively eating or drinking at a guest’s designated seating location.
ADDITIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES
Upon arrival at America’s Center, everyone will have their temperature taken and a series of COVID-19 screening questions will be asked before entry is allowed. Fans attending the NCAA DII Wrestling Championships are asked to adhere to the following public health guidelines:
- Face coverings are required for every person in America’s Center (guests and staff) and must be worn at all times.
- Wash hands frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizer is readily available for use throughout America’s Center.
- Guests are required to follow all social distancing markers (and guidelines) displayed throughout the complex. These will help everyone line up for security screenings, restrooms and concessions.
For more details on COVID-19 health and safety at America’s Center, click here.
Fans are asked to stay home if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or if they are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
- Muscle pain
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE (All times listed as Central)
*A live stream of all three sessions will be available by visiting ncaa.com/sports/wrestling/d2.
Friday, March 12
Session 1 – Noon
Saturday, March 13
Session 2 – Noon
Session 3 – 7 p.m.
The event is hosted by Lindenwood University, Maryville University, McKendree University, and the St. Louis Sports Commission. The Division II Wrestling Championships will return to St. Louis in 2022 and will be held at Chaifetz Arena.
After the Division II Wrestling Championships take place, the Sports Commission and the University of Missouri will host the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Enterprise Center March 18-20. The Division I Championships are taking place in St. Louis for the ninth time since 2000.
For more information on the 2021 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships, visit ncaa.com/sports/wrestling/d2. Details on the Division I Wrestling Championships can be found at ncaa.com/wrestling.