“I hereby confirm that the above information is correct and complete, and that I have temperature checked all of my athletes and the spectators accompanying them, and to the best of my knowledge are free of COVID-19 virus,” the form reads. He said he wears a mask when in crowds, and said he will be getting tested for the virus at the end of the month when he is done with his duties for summer travel tournaments. Hand sanitizer stations and cautionary signs are posted around the facility about the coronavirus. Picci said the most that had been in one space through the first day-and-a-half of the tournament was 210.

Home to many USGA qualifiers and FSGA championships, the Bear course at Forest Country Club is all about strategy and short game. I am a little nervous, but I’m focused on basketball right now.”. Signs throughout the Convention Center instruct people to wear masks. When they're off the courts, players and fans are sent down opposite sides of aisles, plus hand sanitizer stations and cautionary signs are posted about the coronavirus. © 2020 www.indystar.com. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs.

The 2020 EYBL athletes will always be part of the EYBL family. Tickets are exclusively for family members of athletes and coaches. A photographer wearing a mask, films an AAU girls basketball tournament at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Monday, July 6, 2020. When they're off the courts, players and fans are sent down opposite sides of aisles, plus hand sanitizer stations and cautionary signs are posted about the coronavirus. “We’re trusting the adults that are coming into this space to act like adults,” Mennig said. (Photo: Robert Scheer/IndyStar). We look forward to bringing the EYBL back in 2021. Fever (100.4 degrees or higher) or chills, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Please be polite. The Indy Heat led by Trayce Jackson-Davis and Keion Brooks went 4-0 on the weekend, including two buzzer-beating wins. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Veterans, Gold Star families now get free admission to national parks, A congresswoman's predicament: what to wear? The Nike Tournament of Champions was scheduled to take place in two sessions (July 6-8 and July 10-12) at the Indiana Convention Center. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Every Tournament of Champions game in July 2020 will be live streamed. "As we continue to navigate the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are cancelling the remainder of the 2020 EYBL season. Players during timeout of an AAU girls basketball tournament at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Monday, July 6, 2020. There is hope, and initial-stage planning, but that's it for now. “Because we have anywhere from 200-300 teams, our needs for space are much bigger than if we were to run a 12-team tournament,” she said.

venue, and sign a statement before each game stating that this has been done. Spectators, some with masks, some without, at an AAU girls basketball tournament at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Monday, July 6, 2020.

If that means they have to walk a certain direction and wear their mask, they’ll do it.”. Coaches should have athletes dress/stretch off site and plan to arrive at venues 20 minutes before game time.Coaches may not hold team meetings or otherwise congregate players inside venues. Cori Bush and AOC talk it out. All rights reserved.

Play goes on at AAU hoops tourney, with social distancing and other meas... Spectators, most with masks, watch an AAU girls basketball tournament at the Indiana Convention Center, Monday, July 6, 2020. Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League announced Saturday night that its 2020 season is done before it could ever begin. Behavior such as  yelling and screaming — frequent occurrences at sporting events — causes virus droplets to travel much farther than normal talking. It’s different, but it’s basketball.”. NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Nike Elite Youth Basketball League has announced the North Augusta Peach Jam has been cancelled.

When they're off the courts, players and fans are sent down opposite sides of aisles, plus hand sanitizer stations and cautionary signs are posted about the coronavirus. Indiana is once again a hotbed for basketball, despite COVID-19 cases surging around the country. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelines, please report them. (Photo: Robert Scheer/IndyStar), “The kids want to play. "As we continue to navigate the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are cancelling the remainder of the 2020 … Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. You will need to register before adding a comment. Please check your email for a confirmation. No daily tickets will be sold. Upon their team’s arrival, coaches had to sign a form vouching for the health of their staff, players and even fans. Web Design by Phi Web Studio. This was not a decision taken lightly, but the health and safety of our athletes, families, fans and employees is our top priority.

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Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. But Chris Mennig, USJN’S event coordinator, was confident the event in Westfield was safe. The Nike Tournament of Champions was scheduled to take place in two sessions (July 6-8 and July 10-12) at the Indiana Convention Center.

Coaches are instructed to immediately However, whether coaches actually conducted those health checks is uncertain. Delaware News Journal. Some of the top players in Indiana attended the Nike EYBL event in April 2018.

Players under the basket during an AAU girls basketball tournament at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Monday, July 6, 2020.

6-keys: media/spln/collegebasketball/reg/free/stories, at Coaches will now wait to hear what Adidas and Under Armour ultimately decide to do, and when, as those circuits are also highly attended and provide a playing stage for thousands of teenagers. Nike's decision comes with a lot of reverberation in the recruiting community. Peach Jam, widely seen as the premier recruiting event of the summer, is among those hosted by the EYBL.

“Especially with youth sports and events like this, people are looking to get back to some sense of normalcy,” Picci said. “It’s not like you’re getting a bunch of randoms that you might have in a restaurant situation," Mennig said. As we resume playing basketball, the safety of our athletes and fans remains a priority. "As we continue to navigate the evolving impact of COVID-19, we are cancelling the remainder of the 2020 … You do not need a Facebook profile to participate.

When they're off the courts, players and fans are sent down opposite sides of aisles, plus hand sanitizer stations and cautionary signs are posted about the coronavirus. This isn’t the first time USJN has attempted to pull off a massive gathering in a COVID-entrenched world. Six people who attended a sectional basketball game at Lawrence Central High School on March 6 later died after testing positive.