Vikings COVID-19 Update: September 24, 2021

Vikings COVID-19 Update: September 24, 2021

All spectators, staff, and volunteers attending Vikings varsity events are expected to be fully vaccinated, or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test, beginning on September 24th, 2021. 

Additionally, masking at outdoor events, including those at Augustana Field, will be strongly encouraged.

At this time, fans are not permitted to attend any indoor Vikings events.

The Athletics department has been working closely with the University of Alberta, Augustana on implementing these guidelines, in an effort to create the safest environment for all fans, staff, student-athletes, and coaches.

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION

In alignment with these new measures, starting September 24th, Vikings Athletics will expect all those working and attending our events to either be able to: 

  1. Provide Proof of full vaccination or,

  2. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated should provide proof of a negative COVID test, administered within 72 hours of the event

Everyone who is 12 and older attending Vikings events, including University of Alberta - Augustana staff and students, will need to provide either their proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test if and when requested. To provide proof of vaccination, event attendees can;

  • Provide a paper copy or photo of your COVID-19 vaccination record, signed off by a pharmacist or registered nurse.

  • Show your MyAlberta digital ID vaccine information (app or website).

  • Show your provincial vaccine card, either a physical or digital copy.

  • In addition to the above, attendees will be required to show Photo ID (either a Government Issued ID or UAlberta OneCard).

* Anyone unvaccinated or exempt from the COVID-19 vaccine will need to provide proof of the negative COVID-19 test.

MASK REQUIREMENTS

Masks are strongly encouraged in outdoor areas on campus, including the bleachers at Augustana Field.

FANS ATTENDING VIKINGS OUTDOOR EVENTS

  • Fans are asked to stay socially distanced at all times when attending all Vikings events
  • Fans are encouraged to wear a mask at all events, including outdoors
  • If you are sick, please do not attend