Dallas Cowboys announce Safe Stadium Policy ahead of 2020 NFL Season

Safety measures include the required use of masks, limited stadium capacity and increased cleaning protocols

FILE-Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Prescott stuck with his virtual hiatus trying to get a long-term contract that never came during the offseason. Now that the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys is in the building preparing to play on the $31.4 million franchise tag, Prescott doesn't see an immediate need for questions about his future with America's Team. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File) (Ron Jenkins, Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DALLAS – After consulting with the NFL, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Texas and local health officials, the Dallas Cowboys announced a new Safe Stadium Policy for the 2020 Season in a press release Thursday. Fans will be permitted to attend home contests with several changes to the fan experience, including but not limited to:

  • Masks required for entry
  • Limited stadium capacity and social distancing measures
  • Seating blocks 
  • Mobile-only ticketing and cashless payments
  • Designated tailgating locations 

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AT&T Stadium staff will receive special training on health and safety guidelines and an on-going cleaning and sanitation procedure consistent with guidelines from the CDC and other medical experts will also be implemented. 

An expanded look at the new policy can be found here.

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