MHSAA to boost attendance limits at high school sporting events

Beginning October 9, high school football games can have up to 1,000 attendees.

The Michigan High School Athletic Association is preparing to boost the attendance limits for high school sporting events. That’s after Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Friday raised the caps on the number of people who can congregate at a venue.

The new rules, which go into effect October 9, will depend on the size of the venue in question. Football games and other sporting events held outdoors will be permitted to have attendance of 30% of seating capacity up to 1,000 people.

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Smaller, indoor sporting events will vary. Generally, indoor venues will be allowed to hold 20% capacity up to 500 people.

Attendees will still be required to observe social distancing rules and wear masks.

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