County Officials Release Guidance For Community Recreational Sport Leagues to Resume


JASPER -- Sports and outdoor activities will resume on Friday with modifications.

The host or sponsoring venue MUST submit a COVID response plan, outlining steps being taken to ensure social distancing and sanitation, to Dubois County Health Department to review at least 72 hours prior to the first event taking place.  ALSO, this plan must be posted publicly.  The COVID response plan should include all precautions that are being taken to ensure overall protection of competitors, coaches,

officials, staff, and spectators.

Practices, drills, conditioning, games, meets and tournaments can be conducted once the host has submitted a COVID response plan.

Each field/court/playing area is allowed up to 250 people.  Social distancing must be possible in each seating area, hand sanitizer or other sanitation must be provided, and each site must have its own designated restroom facility.

According to Indiana’s “suggested Guidelines for Youth and Adult Recreational Sports and Facilities,” concession stands may NOT open.

Please review Governor Holcomb’s complete Executive Order 20-32 at

The following organizations have prepared guidance for resuming sports that may be helpful in preparing COVID response plans:  AND