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Texas Athletics pronounces security measures for 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

In preparation for the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and consistent with present state authorities steerage on sporting occasion attendance, Texas Athletics is implementing a wide range of practices that could be adjusted as directed by evolving medical data to make sure security at Mike A. Myers Stadium. 

After a number of months of discussions and reviewing various choices and prospects, this 12 months’s occasion can be an abbreviated schedule, and resulting from a mixture of challenges, not embrace highschool groups or particular person student-athletes. The standard four-day meet can be diminished to a few days with occasions within the College, School and Invitational Divisions starting on Thursday, March 25 and persevering with by way of Saturday, March 27. 

Followers are requested to do their half by sporting face coverings–even when they’ve already been vaccinated–and rigorously working towards bodily/social distancing, regularly washing palms, utilizing hand sanitizer, and coming into Gate 1 on the northeast nook of Myers Stadium.  All followers ought to maintain a protected distance between their occasion and different followers whereas inside and out of doors of the stadium.

These followers who should not feeling properly or have been in shut contact with somebody they believe could also be contaminated ought to keep house and make contact with their physician.

Beneath are present measures that can be in place on the 2021 Texas Relays, grouped by subject in alphabetical order.  Extra particulars can be added right here as wanted previous to the meet.

Arrival/Gate Entry

2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Entry Map

We now have carried out various measures to make arrival and entry at Myers Stadium a protected expertise this season together with:

  • All followers can be required to enter Myers Stadium at Gate 1 situated on the northeast nook of the stadium.  This gate may also be listed on cell tickets. 
  • Gates will open 60 minutes previous to the primary occasion every day.  
  • Social distancing markers can be positioned at gate entry and strictly enforced to permit for social distancing
  • Gate 1 can be an ADA accessible gate. ADA parking can be obtainable in Manor Storage (instantly west of Mike A. Myers Stadium). Please see “entry map” citing instructions for entry off of Crimson River, the place you will be guided to Manor Storage. For any extra ADA or particular wants, please contact occasion employees on website for help.

Clear Bag Coverage: A transparent bag coverage remains to be in impact to boost current safety measures and expedite stadium entry at Texas Athletics occasions on the Forty Acres.

Authorized baggage embrace:

  • Baggage which are clear plastic and don’t exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″
  • One-gallon clear resealable plastic storage baggage
  • Small clutch baggage or purses should not have to be clear however can not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″.

Prohibited baggage embrace:

  • Purses
  • Diaper baggage*
  • Circumstances (digicam, binocular, and so forth.)
  • Backpacks
  • Printed sample plastic baggage
  • Reusable grocery totes
  • Mesh or straw baggage
  • Duffle baggage 
  • Giant totes

*Objects usually carried in a diaper bag have to be put into a transparent plastic bag for stadium entry.

Texas Athletics will permit 3.Four oz. individual-sized hand sanitizer bottles, sanitary wipes, and all relevant medical exceptions for the 2021 Texas Relays.

Cleansing and Sanitizing Measures

To assist forestall the unfold of germs, hand sanitizer kiosks have been put in all through the stadium.

All stadium restrooms, frequent areas, in addition to the press field and locker rooms can be handled by GermLogic all through the 2021 Texas Relays.  GermLogic, an Official Company Sponsor of Texas Athletics, makes use of the newest in merchandise and expertise to fight microbes corresponding to MRSA, Staph, Influenza, in addition to the novel Coronavirus. Their options will kill as much as 99.99% of frequent sickness inflicting pathogens whereas bodily stopping future development.

Employees will commonly clear all highly-touched surfaces with antibacterial spray and wipes in any respect point-of-sale places, restroom services, bag verify places, and different frequent areas together with all indoor and out of doors furnishings, excessive touch-point areas (doorways, door handles, partitions, hand rails, elevator buttons, restroom stall doorways/dividers, bogs, sinks, arm rests, switches, trash cans, ticket workplace and can name counters and tables, cellular phone charging stations, parking areas, and elevator interiors and plazas.

Attendants can be assigned to every restroom all through the stadium to watch cleanliness all through the occasion.

Stadium attendants will take away trash all through the occasion.

Concessions

A variety of measures have been carried out to supply a clear and protected expertise at our concession places together with:

  • Face coverings can be required to be worn by all prospects and employees always; concessions employees will put on gloves
  • Condiment stands on the concourses can be eradicated. Pre-packaged condiments, wrapped straws, and napkins can be distributed upon request by employees with every meals order
  • Menu choices can be restricted to probably the most high-demand, fan favourite gadgets for pace of service and effectivity.  Some stands can be closed resulting from decrease attendance this season
  • Meals gadgets can be wrapped or pre-packaged and provided in easy-to-carry baggage together with packaged utensils
  • Hand sanitizer can be obtainable on concourses close to all concession places

  • All transactions can be cashless and contactless. Credit score and/or debit playing cards can be accepted, or followers can prepay for orders at choose stands through the Texas Longhorns cell app. Google pay and Apple pay can be fee choices when ordering and paying through the Texas Longhorns cell app. Go to TexasSports.com/GoMobile for extra data and solutions to a number of the most regularly requested questions

  • Plexiglass shields have been put in in any respect concessions factors of sale to guard prospects and employees
  • Ground decals have been put in to correctly queue traces and keep social distancing. Followers ready in line can be requested to take care of at the least six toes distance from different prospects
  • A daily cleansing schedule with an emphasis on disinfecting generally touched surfaces with antibacterial spray can be employed.

Contactless and Cashless Transactions

All transactions for concessions, merchandise, and parking at Mike A. Myers Stadium can be contactless and cashless (bank cards, debit playing cards, and pay as you go playing cards solely). 

A Money-to-Card Kiosk has been added on the east concourse inside Gate 1 (by the east facet frequent concession stand) for followers who should not have bank cards or cell wallets to have the ability to change money for Visa® pay as you go playing cards that can be utilized anyplace that credit score and debit playing cards are accepted (inside and out of doors of Mike A. Myers Stadium).

Followers may also have the power to buy concessions at choose stands through the Texas Longhorns cell app. 

EMS/First Help

Emergency medical providers (St. David’s HealthCare) is stationed on the Southeast nook of Mike A. Myers Stadium. If you’re in want of medical consideration, please go to the EMS group(s), or notify the closest usher or police officer. *Social distancing of patronizing “inside” the EMS Station can be prioritized per security protocols.

Occasion Employees Coaching and Help

Texas Athletics will conduct occasion employees coaching periods prematurely of the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays to assist all security measures.

All gameday employees can be screened previous to entry to assist well being and security measures for all followers and employees. Employees may also be supplied with and required to put on face coverings, in addition to different PPE as mandatory by job perform. 

Exterior Gatherings

All exterior space gatherings surrounding the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays should observe the beneath necessities.  Exterior space gatherings embrace however should not restricted to teams of patrons bodily exterior of Mike A. Myers Stadium, together with overlapping campus areas, in addition to adjoining metropolis areas, corresponding to Crimson River Avenue.

Exterior space gatherings necessities

  • Masks have to be worn at ALL instances when not actively consuming or ingesting
  • Social distancing pointers have to be adopted
  • As is in line with campus protocols and well being and security pointers, no tailgating can be permitted on the College of Texas campus.

Face Protecting Necessities

All followers and employees can be required to put on a face overlaying that covers the nostril and mouth fully always–no matter vaccination standing–besides whereas actively consuming or ingesting and together with whereas cheering on the athletes within the stands (besides for kids two years or youthful). Face coverings should not an alternative to social distancing and followers are requested to maintain a protected distance between their occasion and different followers whereas inside and out of doors of Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Fan Expertise Changes 

Texas Athletics has carried out a number of extra insurance policies and measures this season to maintain our followers within the stands and our student-athletes, employees, and sport officers on and off the sector protected together with:

  • There can be no autographs in the course of the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
  • There can be no actions that encourage crowd congestion that embrace however should not restricted to pre and postgame on-track or on-field actions involving spectators, in addition to common promotional actions sometimes executed on the concourse or elsewhere
  • We is not going to execute bodily premium merchandise giveaways to stop extra touchpoints between followers and employees.

Merchandise

To offer a protected procuring expertise for all followers and employees, the Texas Longhorns Official Workforce Store can have one stand open on the east concourse situated inside Gate 1. New measures have been carried out together with:

  • Face masks or face coverings are required to be worn by all prospects and employees always
  • Hand sanitizers obtainable at checkout
  • All transactions can be contactless. Prospects will self-swipe their bank cards and bank card machines can be sanitized after every use
  • Plexiglass stands have been put in at each kiosks to guard prospects and employees
  • Ground decals have been put in to correctly queue traces and keep social distancing.  Consumers are requested to take care of at the least six toes distance from different prospects.

Cell App

All followers attending video games are inspired to obtain the brand new official Texas Longhorns cell app on their smartphones:

Cell App on the Texas Relays: By means of the Texas Longhorns app, followers can entry and handle their Texas Relays tickets, in addition to benefit from a number of new alternatives. To entry all advantages:

  1. Login to the Texas Longhorns cell app
  2. Choose “Handle Groups” on the house display screen dropdown menu situated within the higher left nook
  3. Choose “Observe & Discipline/Cross Nation” and activate notifications for “Information”, “Recreation Begin”, and “Recreation Finish”
  4. You’ll mechanically be despatched notifications, together with particular alerts and notifications on to your cellphone.

Extra advantages embrace:

  • Order meals and beverage gadgets prematurely from choose stands at Myers Stadium.  The gadgets may be paid for through the app and picked up inside a couple of minutes of putting your order
  • Buy merchandise prematurely from the Texas Longhorns Official Workforce Store and choose up at pre-selected instances on meet days.
  • Entry the official Texas Relays Information.

Followers at house can have the chance to entry extra Texas Relays content material together with:

  • Actual-time information and featured content material
  • Up to date group rosters and stats
  • Reside gameday radio broadcasts and sport streaming hyperlinks (restrictions apply)
  • Distinctive video content material
  • Capability to buy tickets to future Texas Athletics occasions
  • Entry to buy merchandise from the Texas Longhorns Official Workforce Store.

For extra data, go to TexasSports.com/GoMobile.

Cell Ticketing

To supply larger comfort and security, mobile-only ticketing will present contactless entry to Myers Stadium for the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.  Followers will entry tickets by way of the Texas Longhorns App, supported on Apple and Android units, and obtainable for obtain without spending a dime through the App Retailer and Google Play. Tickets may also be obtainable to obtain and retailer in your digital pockets

Utilizing Your Tickets:

  • To offer a seamless entry expertise, followers ought to obtain their tickets to their cellphone previous to arrival to hurry up entry into the stadium.
  • All followers can be required to enter Myers Stadium at Gate 1 on the northeast nook of the stadium.  This Gate can be listed on cell tickets.  
  • As followers strategy the gate, they need to open their digital pockets and have their tickets able to current to occasion employees. Tickets can be scanned on the best way in.
  • Ticket decision can be obtainable on the Gate 1 Field Workplace starting 60 minutes previous to the primary occasion.

Ticket Switch

  • Followers may also have the choice to switch their tickets a number of instances.
  • The recipient should have a smartphone.
  • For the step-by-step course of on find out how to switch tickets, go to TexasSports.com/GoMobile.

Pupil Ticketing

  • A restricted quantity of reserved seats are held for Large Ticket Holders for the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.  Large Ticket Holders ought to go to TexasSports.com/BigTicket regularly for up-to-date data on cell ticket claims and PCT testing protocols, eligibility, and timelines.

Go to TexasSports.com/GoMobile for extra data and solutions to a number of the most regularly requested questions.

Parking and Site visitors Stream

Non-priority parking for the Texas Relays can be obtainable for buy on-line by way of UT Parking and Transportation Companies or on meet days. Please keep tuned to www.texassports.com/sports activities/relays for pending parking and visitors data.

  • Observe @TexasFanFirst on Twitter for gameday updates and customer support associated to Texas Athletics occasions.

Parking heaps/garages will open at 7 a.m. every day.  No in a single day parking is permitted.

Rideshare Location

Followers who use rideshare choices to journey to and from Myers Stadium could use the use designated rideshare drop-off and pickup location inside LBJ Lot 38 (off of Crimson River). Search for the rideshare signage alongside the best way.

Social Distancing Markers and Signage

Social distancing markers can be positioned at gate entry and round Mike A. Myers Stadium and can be strictly enforced in areas the place traces could kind corresponding to restroom services, concessions, and merchandise places.

Extra wayfinding and security signage can be added to assist queuing at exterior gates, seating part entrances, and parking/transportation areas. 

Ticket Availability

Resulting from a diminished seating capability, a restricted quantity of reserved tickets can be found for the 2021 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Reserved seating can be within the east stands of Mike A. Myers Stadium.  All tickets are cell and followers are inspired to buy prematurely on-line at TexasSports.com/Tickets whereas seats stay.

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