The SEC wants the few fans able to attend the men's basketball tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, to know the rules.
Health officials are allowing a seating capacity of 20% at Bridgestone Arena for approximately 3,400 fans because of COVID-19 restrictions at the tournament starting March 10.
The SEC said Tuesday that fans over the age of 2 will have to wear masks or face coverings, with gaiters, bandanas and masks with valves or vents prohibited. A face shield also won't be enough. Anyone seeking a medical exemption to the mask requirement must reach out to the arena at least 24 hours in advance or won't be allowed inside the arena.
The league also isn't making tickets available for public purchase because of the reduced seating. Individual SEC teams will have a limited number of tickets for sale for their fans.