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    (The University of South Carolina Athletic Communications)

South Carolina reveals football gameday plan

The University of South Carolina has released its plan which will allow as many as 15,000 fans to attend football games this fall at Williams-Brice Stadium.

Released Thursday, the plan details all precautions and regulations the university plans to adopt:

  • All event and support staff and stadium workers are required to wear personal protective equipment.

  • Face coverings over the nose and mouth are required for entry into Williams-Brice Stadium.

  • Available seating pods will be properly socially distanced according to Center of Disease Control guidelines and available seats will either be designated by a chairback or marked with an "available seat" sticker.

  • The usage of traditional water fountains or other self-service drinking stations will be prohibited

  • Deep cleaning of the entire venue will take place, including disinfecting of all high frequency touch points and all high traffic areas

  • No Gamecock Walk, preseason and halftime performances will take place this season. The marching band will only play from their seats

  • Cheerleaders, Carolina Girls and mascots will be in attendance and visible in some capacity, but not allowed on the sidelines during the game and have no direct interactions with fans will be eliminated, due to social distancing precautions

  • and will not conduct any pre-game or halftime performances on the field.

  • Gates will open 2 hours before the game

  • No paid gameday parking or tents and tailgating, including grills, coolers and large buffet-style spreads, are discouraged.

Click on the link for full details of the stadium plan.

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