The MHSAA announced the following on Sept 4, 2020:
FACE COVERINGS: Face coverings must be worn by everyone at all times, in both games and competition. Athletes while participating on the field/court are required to wear face coverings. Bench personnel are required to wear face coverings at all times – this includes athletes not currently in the game, coaches, managers, trainers, statisticians, media and anyone else on the sideline. Game officials must wear face coverings. Management, school administrators, media and all staff are required to wear face coverings. Spectators are required to wear face coverings. EVERYONE at the event must wear face coverings. (Note: we are seeking additional clarification for sports that have already started competition – golf, tennis and cross country.)
REGULAR SEASON TOURNAMENTS, INVITATIONALS, MULTI-TEAM COMPETITIONS: The following limitations are in place for regular season fall tournaments and invitationals, both home and away. Regular season dual/head-to-head matchups, between multiple levels of two different schools, are not affected. ▪ Cross Country – maximum of 70 runners are allowed in a race ▪ Golf – maximum of 72 competitors at an 18-hole site ▪ Football – two teams at a site ▪ Soccer – four teams at a site ▪ Swimming & Diving – four teams at a site ▪ Tennis – four teams at a site ▪ Volleyball – four teams at a site
SPECTATOR LIMITATIONS: Limitations on spectators are based on the school’s Phase in the MI Safe Start Plan, and updated based on Executive Order 176. PHASE 4 (Regions 1-5, 7) Each participant is allowed two guests for INDOOR sports. Each participant is allowed two guests for OUTDOOR sports.