Anyone heading to Rogers Place this year can expect new protocols

Proof of negative test, vaccine passport and masks will all be required

As the Edmonton Oilers get ready to kick of their pre-season home opener Tuesday Night. There are a few things fans should know before heading to the arena.

Rogers Place announced there will be no bags in the venue to ensure a safe environment for fans. According to Rogers Place, this will eliminate touchpoints and accelerate fan entry into the arena.

The arena will only allow small clutch bags and wallets, with exceptions for diaper bags and medically required items after they undergo an x-ray inspection.

All fans aged 12 and up will need to provide proof of vaccine or a negative COVID-19 test. Tests have to be completed within 72 hours of the scheduled start time. COVID-19 immunizations must be received at least 14 days before game day. Proof of full vaccination must be issued by a public health authority such as MyAlberta Health or from your healthcare provider.

Anyone aged 2 and up must wear a face mask or face covering at Rogers Place. Masks won't be needed when fans are eating or drinking.

Rogers Place says face coverings must be made of at least two layers of breathable material and cover the nose and mouth.

Anyone going to the game will no longer need a hard copy ticket. The team has moved to mobile ticketing to reduce the number of touchpoints at events and decrease the risk of counterfeit tickets.

For more details check out their website.





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