COVID Fan Page – Wichita State Athletics



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With the release of President Biden’s executive order, we are currently revising this page. Please refer to Wichita State University’s recent announcement with updated information here.
** YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND THAT OF OUR STAFF AND STUDENT-ATHLETES, IS OUR HIGHEST PRIORITY. THANK YOU FOR HELPING PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. **


We are working with Sedgwick County, the State of Kansas and the American Athletic Conference to provide as safe an atmosphere as possible for all fans.

COVID-19 and Wichita State University’s response to COVID-19 is a complex, difficult and fluid situation that continues to evolve rapidly. All information on this page is subject to change as necessary by University management, in accordance with guidelines and recommendations issued by federal, state and local public health and government officials. This may include changes in event attendance and health and safety requirements during events.

»FANS 5 YEARS AND OLDER MUST WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES, UNLESS EATING OR DRINKING ACTIVE.

FANS ARE ASKED TO STAY AT HOME IF THEY ARE NOT FEELING WELL.

»A HAND SANITIZER WILL BE AVAILABLE AT SEVERAL POINTS ON THE COURSE.

»FANS ARE ASKED TO WASH HANDS FREQUENTLY AND TO USE GOOD HYGIENE.

»ADJUSTMENTS TO PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF TEAMS AND FANS WILL BE IMPLEMENTED.

»A CLEAR BAG POLICY WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FOR ALL SPORTS.

»THERE WILL BE MEDICAL PERSONNEL ON SITE TO RESPOND IMMEDIATELY TO ANY BOSS FALLING SICK DURING AN EVENT.
Depending on the nature of the disease, staff will be ready to disinfect areas where the affected person has visited and local health authorities will be notified of any potential infections.

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BASEBALL TICKETS AND PLACES

Q: HOW MANY ARE THE BASEBALL TICKETS?
A: Season tickets start at $ 155. Tickets for a game range from $ 8 to $ 12.

Q: Will we have our normal seats?
A: All seats have returned to the normal reserved seats.

Q: CAN ALL OF MY BLOCK OF TICKETS BE A SET?
A: Yes.

Q: WHAT SEATING SECTIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE?
A: All seating sections will be available.

Q: WILL I BE ABLE TO STAY AFTER THE GAME TO GET AUTOGRAPHS AND MEET THE PLAYERS?
A: Players and coaches are frequently tested and asked to limit interactions outside of their bubble. For this reason, we will ask all fans to leave the stadium within 10 minutes of the event ending.

Q: WILL I ALWAYS HAVE MY PARKING RESERVED?
A: Yes, reserved parking will be honored for the season. Due to capacity limitations, we may consider grouping lots on our campus, which may require travel.

SOFTBALL TICKETS AND PLACES

Q: HOW MANY ARE THE SOFTBALL TICKETS?
A: Season tickets start at $ 65 and game tickets range from $ 6 to $ 8.

Q: Will we have our normal seats?
A: All seats will be general admission.

Q: CAN ALL OF MY BLOCK OF TICKETS BE A SET?
A: Yes.

Q: WHAT SEATING SECTIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE?
A: All seating sections will be available for general admission.

Q: WILL I BE ABLE TO STAY AFTER THE GAME TO GET AUTOGRAPHS AND MEET THE PLAYERS?
A: Players and coaches are frequently tested and asked to limit interactions outside of their bubble. For this reason, we will ask all fans to leave the stadium within 10 minutes of the event ending.


Q: HOW TO SECURE ADA SEATS?
A: Please call the Shocker Box Office at 316-978-3267 prior to the event.

Q: WILL FANS BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK?
A: Fans will be required to wear a face cover at all times in athletic facilities.

Q: DO THE EMPLOYEES ON THE SITE WEAR A MASK?
A: Yes, all employees and suppliers are required to wear masks. Each employee receives a clean mask on arrival and will wear it throughout their shift. In addition, all student-athletes of both teams must wear a mask upon arrival and departure from the site.

Q: DO FANS HAVE TO GO THROUGH A FILTERING PROCESS?
A: For the safety of all spectators, participants and employees, we ask anyone who is unwell and / or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 to stay at home.

Q: HOW WILL FANS BE SAFE ON THE SITE?
A: Weather permitting, the doors will be held open to allow contactless entry. In addition, several hand disinfection stations will be available inside the hall.

Q: WILL THE EVENT DOORS OPEN MORE THAN 60 MINUTES BEFORE GAME TIME?
A: The gates will open 90 minutes before the game time for men’s basketball; and 60 minutes before game time for women’s basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid waiting times at the entrances.

Q: DO I ALWAYS DELIVER MY TICKETS TO THE TICKET HOLDER FOR DIGITIZATION?
A: We ask that all fans keep their own tickets and stand in front of them for the ticket taker to scan. Noteholders will not seize, take or hold any tickets under any circumstances.

Q: WHAT ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED / ALLOWED ON THE SITE?
A: Please refer to the Fan Guide.

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Q: WHY DID THE STATE OF WICHITA ADOPT THIS POLICY?
A: The fan experience and the safety of our guests is a top priority for Wichita State Athletics. Our goal is to speed up the site entry process, improve security and limit points of contact. Clear bags allow staff to check prohibited items without having to touch or open a bag. This will allow the entry process to go faster and save our staff from having to touch your items.

Q: HOW DOES THIS POLICY IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY?
A: The clear bag is easily and quickly searched and greatly reduces the search for defective bags. He also supports the Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign.

Q: WHAT MAKES IT MORE CONVENIENT FOR GUESTS?
A: This will allow us to move guests through our security checkpoints more quickly, which will allow staff to be more efficient and effective in controlling the bags that are brought into the site. We also believe that customers will feel a better sense of security.

Q: ARE TEAM BRANDED BAGS AVAILABLE TO GUESTS?
A: Customers who want to take Wichita State branded bags can purchase them at the Shocker store, as well as local and online retailers. However, any 14 “by 14” by 6 “clear bag without trade ID or an inexpensive Ziploc bag can be used. In addition, guests can carry their own small pouches (5.5 “x 7.5”).

Q: HOW MANY BAGS CAN EACH PERSON BRING TO THE SITE?
A: Each ticketed guest can carry one large clear bag – either a gallon Ziploc style bag or the 14 ” x 14 ” x 6 ” clear bag – plus a small pouch (5.5 in x 7.5 in). The small pouch allows privacy for small personal items and is also easily searched.

Q: WHAT ITEMS CAN I CARRY THROUGH SAFETY WITHOUT REMOVING THEM?
A: Everything should be taken out of your pockets.

Q: WHAT ITEMS SHOULD I DELETE WHEN GOING THROUGH SECURITY?
A: Binoculars, tablets and / or cameras can be taken to the site as long as they are not in their own case. These items should be removed when guests pass through a metal detector. In addition, keys, cell phones and any loose change will need to be removed from pockets when passing through metal detectors.

Q: WHAT ABOUT BRINGING COLD WEATHER BLANKETS? (ECK STADIUM, WILKINS STADIUM and CESSNA STADIUM)
A: Guests can bring blankets by wearing them over a shoulder or arm, which allows guests to be easily screened.

Q: WHAT HAPPENS IF I GO TO THE DOOR WITH A BAG THAT IS NOT AUTHORIZED?
A: Passengers carrying bags that do not meet the criteria will be asked to return them to their vehicle.

Q: IF I HAVE SOME ITEMS THAT I NEED TO BRING TO THE SITE FOR MEDICAL REASONS AND THEY DO NOT FIT IN THE TRANSPARENT BAG, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
A: Guests carrying bags or medically necessary equipment to a location will need to have their bag inspected and tagged by security. For questions regarding medical equipment or other needs, please contact the Sports Operations Office at 316-978-7591.

Q: ARE ALL SCHOLARSHIPS FORBIDDEN?
A: No. Small handbags up to 5.5 “x 7.5”, with or without a handle or strap, are permitted with the 14 “x 6” x 14 “transparent tote bag or bag. freezing a gallon should allow guests to carry the same items they had in previous years and speed up entry into the venue.

Q: DO I HAVE TO PUT EVERYTHING I CARRY IN THE ELIGIBLE BAGS?
A: No. We only limit the type of bags carried on the site, not the permitted items that are brought to a match. Therefore, guests can take in their pockets or jacket keys, makeup, feminine products, comb, wallet, credit cards, etc., if they choose not to put them in a transparent bag. or a pocket (5.5 “x 7.5”). And they can wear a blanket over their arms, and binoculars and / or a camera around their necks or in their hands without a holster. You can use the transparent bag and the pouch to carry other items.

Q: WHAT ABOUT DIAPER BAGS?
A: Diapers and other baby supplies can be carried in a clear bag. Each member of a family, including children, would be allowed to carry an approved clear bag and purse to the site.

Q: HOW WILL SAFETY BE MAINTAINED WITH RESPECT TO TOILETS AND DEALER STANDS?
A: All washrooms will be open to help reduce the wait. In addition, staff will frequently disinfect high contact areas.

Q: WILL THE FULL DEALERSHIP MENU BE AVAILABLE?
A: Yes.


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