Facility Best Practices

For Games at Harvest Time Church:
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter & exit through the front doors. 
    • Masks are required on entry & exit
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from the spectators. 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are required on entry & exit.
    • Harvest Time will not provide seating. Spectators are welcome to bring their own outdoor foldable chairs.
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building. 
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter & exit through the front of the building. 
    • Masks are required on entry & exit.
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coach’s wristbands, as Bigfoot will provide table workers.
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building. 
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • Harvest Time will not provide seating. Spectators are welcome to bring their own outdoor foldable chairs.
    • Spectators are expected to sit with their own household and stay socially distant from other spectators.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider. 
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter through the front doors. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from players and coaches.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front. 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Spectators will exit through the back of the building immediately following the conclusion of their game.
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front of the building & exit through the back of the building.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coaches wristbands as Bigfoot will provide table workers
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • Louetta will provide bleachers & chairs for spectators.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter through the front doors. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from players and coaches.
    • Masks are required
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front.
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are required
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Spectators will exit through the side of the building immediately following the conclusion of their game.
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front of the building & exit through the side of the building.
    • Masks are required. Players are not required to wear their masks during their game. 
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coaches wristbands as Bigfoot will provide table workers.
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • Open Court will provide bleachers & chairs for spectators.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter through the front doors. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from players and coaches.
    • Masks are required
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front. 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are required
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Spectators will follow signage to exit the building immediately following the conclusion of their game
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front of the building & exit through the back of the building.
    • Masks are required
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coaches wristbands as Bigfoot will provide table workers
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • Texas Tornados will provide bleachers & chairs for spectators.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter through the front doors. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from players and coaches.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front. 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Spectators will follow signage to exit the building immediately following the conclusion of their game.
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front of the building & exit through the back of the building.
    • Masks are strongly recommended
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coaches wristbands as Bigfoot will provide table workers
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • Just Play will provide seating.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.
  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 2 spectators per player
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Spectators must enter through the front doors. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance from players and coaches.
    • Masks are required
    • Coaches, Players & Officials will enter through the front. 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online 
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building. Please follow signage indicating separate entrance.
    • Masks are required
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Spectators will follow signage to exit the building immediately following the conclusion of their game
  • Coach & Player Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front of the building & exit through the back of the building.
    • Masks are required
    • Each team is allowed 2 Coaches wristbands as Bigfoot will provide table workers
    • Bigfoot Staff will sign off when a coach has checked in for his team.
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
    • Each player will be required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of 2nd half, or substitution.
  • Seating
    • MacArthur Senior High School will provide bleachers & chairs for spectators.
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider

For Games at Mansfield Fieldhouse

  • Capacity Limits
    • Limited to 25 spectators per team
  • Entrance & Exit
    • Everyone will enter through the front of the building.
    • Everyone will exit through the front of the building 
  • Spectator Check-In
    • Spectators must purchase their tickets online at Bigfoot Hoops XL – Dallas (ticketspice.com)
    • Spectators will enter through the front of the building.
    • Masks are required to be worn at ALL times.
    • Mansfield Fieldhouse will NOT provide bleachers. Spectators are allowed to bring their own outdoor foldable chairs.
    • Spectators will have their temperature checked prior to entering the gym.
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building.
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building. 
    • Spectators will exit through the front of the building. 
  • Coaches & Players Check-In
    • Coaches & Players will enter through the front entrance. Please follow signage indicating Coach/Player/Official Check-in
    • Coaches and Players are required to wear their masks while entering & exiting. Players will not be required to wear their masks during their games.
    • Bigfoot Staff will make sure roster is up-to-date
    • Coaches will receive two wristbands, as Bigfoot will provide table workers
    • Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the gym
      • This will be conducted with a non-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building. 
      • Any person with a temperature equal to or greater than 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building. 
    • Players are required to sanitize their hands upon entry into a game, whether at the beginning of the game, start of the second half, or substitution. 
  • Seating
    • Spectators are welcomed to bring their own outdoor foldable chair.
    • Spectators are expected to sit with their own household and stay socially distant from other spectators
    • Mansfield Fieldhouse will not provide bleachers or chairs for spectators
  • Concessions
    • Concessions will be available
  • Common Sense for All
    • Have each player bring their own source of water.
    • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
    • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing. Sanitize afterward.
    • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
    • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
    • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.

3 Step Sports LLC and Bigfoot Hoops want to assure you that we take the health, safety and well-being of our event participants, attendees, and workers very seriously.

Due to the ongoing concerns related to COVID-19, we continue to monitor national/state/local guidelines, as well as health organization reports, including updates from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and others.

Event guidelines will vary by location and date, as state and local governments will issue their own guidelines and the guidelines will be revised as circumstances change.  Event practices and protocols will be updated as such changes occur.

  • Games will be scheduled every 70-80 minutes to better manage entry and exit into facility and to allow additional time for facility cleaning under the facility’s cleaning protocol.
  • Staggered start times may be used for different courts within a facility to better manage entry and exit in the building, as well as appropriate social distancing.
  • Bigfoot Hoops will coordinate with each facility as to facility’s maintenance plan and schedule, pre event and during the event.
  • Various practices will be unique to a facility.  At least 10 days prior to an event, Bigfoot Hoops will communicate:
    • Facility capacity limits
    • Any limits on attendees by team
    • Designated points of entry and exit for the facilities
    • Social distancing requirements and layout, as this will vary by facility
    • Any unique protocols for the facilities
  • Event staff will be trained as to Best Practices & Risk Mitigation.
  • Each time a staff worker, including officials, enters the facility, the staff worker will have their temperature taken. Any staff worker with a temperature over 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
  • Each staff worker, including officials, will complete a Health Declaration each day of the event to limit staff with underlying conditions from being on-site.
  • All staff will wear face masks
    • Anyone entering the facility will have their temperature taken to restrict the entry of any person who may be running a fever.
      • This will be conducted with a no-evasive thermal scanner as each person enters the building. 
  • Any person with a temperature over 100 degrees will be denied entry into the building.
  • All gate admissions will be purchased on-line to more efficiently manage entry into the event, to minimize personal interactions, and to avoid person-to-person exchange of cash, passes, wrist bands, etc.
  • Attendees will be asked not to enter facilities more than 10 minutes prior to scheduled game times.
  • All attendees will be asked to exit the building following the conclusion of their team’s game.


  • Based upon layout and best practices of each facility, a specific Social Distancing protocol will be in place and communicated in advance of the event.
  • Sanitizer stations will be provided in the facility.
  • Officials will be provided an electronic whistle
  • Each facility has a Best Practices Protocol for cleaning their facility during an event.
  • We will sanitize all basketballs between games and at half time.
  • No wall brackets will be available.  Schedules and results can be found on the Bigfoot Hoops schedule app.
  • We ask that the players not participate in the traditional post-game sportsmanship line and refrain from handshakes, fist bumps and high fives.
  • Have each player bring their own source of water.
  • Do not use water fountains or team water bottles.
  • Remind players to cover their mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing.
    Sanitize afterward.
  • Remind players to wash their hands with soap or hand sanitizer after every game.
  • Remind players to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • If anyone is showing flu-like symptoms, or if you are uncomfortable having them participate in organized activities, please keep them home. As appropriate, contact your healthcare provider.

Bigfoot Hoops will continue to monitor developments, re-evaluate our policies and systems as circumstances change, and communicate any changes to our teams.  Please be assured our focus is on the health and safety of our participants.

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