BCA Venues Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement Policy

Due to current processing time for COVID-19 test results in Summit County, we are updating our COVID-19 Venue Policy to allow for more time between testing for COVID-19 and receiving results. Starting September 15, as a requirement of entry, all ticket holders of BCA-managed indoor public facilities will be required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry, along with a state issued driver’s license or ID. Negative tests will be accepted until October 31, 2021, only. After October 31, 2021, only proof of vaccination will be accepted.

  • Please stay home if you experience any symptoms or exposure to COVID-19.
  • Acceptable forms of proof of vaccination are CDC-issued vaccination card or a digital copy obtained from the following: Colorado Immunization Information System, myColorado app or VAXYES app along with valid state-issued driver’s license or ID.
  • Guests ages 2 to 11 who are not eligible to receive a vaccine will be required to wear a mask at all times.
  • Summit County provides an updated list of testing sites here
  • If unable to provide proof of vaccination or negative test result within 96 hours, please contact as soon as possible to request a refund. Refunds will not be issued beyond 2 hours prior to the start of the event.  
  • All guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask all times when not actively eating or drinking. 
  • Online ticket purchasers will receive multiple notices about this policy depending on when they purchase tickets. 
    • Notice sent to all online ticket buyers once this policy is implemented.
    • The ticket office will have prominent signage for in person purchasers.
    • Online purchasers will see a pop up message and will need to acknowledge the message to proceed to purchase.
    • Online purchases will receive a follow up email 1 week and 24 hours prior to the event.
  • If it’s necessary to purchase tickets at the door, the box office will be open on event days, 1.5 hours before doors open
  • Signage posted for guests at entrances stating, “Masks strongly encouraged for all guests entering this venue.”

Additional Safety Procedures 

All BCA venues will encourage and implement the following safety measures:

  • Guests encouraged to use foot-operated hand-sanitizing stations available after check-in and throughout the venue
  • Masks for all attendees strongly recommended
  • Masks and disinfecting wipes available to patrons upon request
  • All venue staff and volunteers will be required to wear a mask.
  • Venue staff and volunteers will be required to be vaccinated. 
  • Disposable masks provided to event producers for $7/box of 50
  • Use of one-way “follow” arrows for ingress, egress, and security guidance
  • Crowd-controlled egress to avoid crowded exits once a show has ended
  • Reservation of the right to deny entry or ask attendees to leave if they are not following the guidelines we have enacted to keep everyone safe 
  • HVAC systems have been optimized to encourage strongest air exchange; HVAC systems equipped with the most capable filters compatible with our systems
  • Arts District Studios will be equipped with an air purifier for indoor public activities.
  • Doors and garage doors will be opened to maximize the fresh air within the amphitheater. 
  • Ensuring all touring artists, teaching artists, and partners adhere to venue safety measures
  • Cleaning of all equipment after each use (microphones, house sound boards, light board, cables)
  • Signage posted to promote current safety protocols.
  • Contactless payment, one way traffic flow, health screening QR codes and other safety systems are in place should they be required by Summit County Public Health at any time.  
  • All venue employees are required to wash their hands for 30+ seconds after using the restroom, sneezing, touching their face, blowing their nose, cleaning, smoking, eating and drinking, going on break, and before/after each shift.  

Refunds will be available for any ticket holder who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, has been exposed to COVID-19, or is unable to meet the vaccination policy requirements. Ticket purchasers in need of a refund will need to email as soon as possible to request a refund. Refunds must be requested at least two hours prior to the event start time.

Please contact the ticket office at 970.547.3100 with questions.