Q: Do guests under the age of 12 need to show proof of vaccination?
A: No. Children under the age of 12 are not required to show proof of vaccination at this time.
Q: What is the protocol for children under the age of 12 seated in player-proximate ticket locations?
A: Per NBA protocols, guests seated within 15 feet of the court and/or player benches must provide either proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative COVID test* sampled within 2 days of the game (PCR test) or the day of the game (rapid test).*At-home tests are not accepted.
If seated in a player-proximate ticket location, please follow the guidance below to determine the requirements for children in accordance with NBA and DC mandates.
Age 12 years and older: proof of vaccination required.
Age 5-11 years: proof of vaccination OR proof of negative COVID test* required.
Age 2-4 years: proof of negative COVID test* required.
Under age 2 years: no requirements.
*At-home tests are not accepted.
Player-Proximate Seat Locations
Scorer’s Table Row AAA
Gold South Rows AAA-BBB
Gold North Row AAA
Gold East Rows AAA-EEE
Gold West Rows AAA-CCC
100VIP/101VIP/110VIP/111VIP/112VIP/121VIP Rows AA-CC
102VIP/109VIP/113VIP/120VIP Rows BB-CC
100/101/121 Row A
Q. Do I have to wear my mask if I am vaccinated?
A. Yes. The District of Columbia has mandated face masks while indoors for everyone over the age of two (2) and face masks will be required for all guests for the entirety of the event, including while seated in the arena in the ticket holder's assigned seat. Face masks must cover the guest’s nose and mouth, and cannot be a gaiter, open-chin triangle handkerchief/bandana, costume mask, mesh material, or a covering with an exhalation valve or holes.
Q. What other steps are you taking regarding COVID-19?
A. We have invested in several upgrades to our air systems and cleaning protocols and invite you to visit our website to learn all we are doing to provide you with a safe and healthy environment at Capital One Arena: www.monumentalsports.com/health-safety