Winnipeg Jets will require all fans be vaccinated to attend home games

Jets fans must be vaccinated to attend games.

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The Winnipeg Jets will require all fans attending home games at Canada Life Centre this upcoming season to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

True North Sports and Entertainment, the owners and operators of the Jets and Canada Life Centre, said in a statement Wednesday that “the majority” of season ticket holders told the group this proof of vaccination is important going forward. True North plans to have the arena filled to capacity for games.

Jets require fans to be vaccinated to attend games

Per the Jets FAQ:

As of now, children will be permitted to attend games and/or events. Children between the ages of 12-17 will be required to be fully vaccinated and all children will be required to wear masks. Please refer back to this page for future updates.

The policy does not apply to players, which is handled by the NHL.

The Jets are believed to be the first NHL team to require attendees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Winnipeg plays its first home game against the Anaheim Ducks on Oct. 21.

–Field Level Media