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we will not sell tickets at the gate. All spectators will need to purchase a ticket online. We will only have 150 tickets available to sell. Additionally, we will not allow any county/TSSAA passes.

Game time is 4:30.
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Basketball Game Day Expectations for Spectators 


  • Everyone entering must have temperature checked and wear a mask during the games. This is a TSSAA policy and Sumner County Mandate.
  • Signage will be posted at the entrance for reminders of our policies.
  • If buying tickets, exact amount is encouraged to decrease the amount of cash exchanged.  Tickets are $5.00.
  • Passes will be allowed with the following credentials. Sumner County BOE employees with ID plus one, TACA members with current ID, TSSAA card holders plus one, and press members with ID.


  • Please try to remain socially distance in the bleachers by sitting 6' apart. Please sit by family. 
  • Restrooms will be available at the facility and cleaned before, during, and after the game.
  • Students and other children will be required to remain in their seats throughout the event.  Restroom use and concession stand visits will be allowed but gatherings will be quickly dispersed.  Please remind students that they will not be able to walk around and gather.
  • Public announcements will be made throughout the game as a reminder for masks and social distancing requirements.



  • Post-game handshakes will be discouraged but an act of sportsmanship will still be displayed between the two teams.
  • Gatherings on the court will not be permitted and spectators will be asked to maintain social distancing after games and depart quickly.

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