Tigers News · Valley Winter Sports Spectator Update Effective January 18


After reassessing spectator capacity at each of our athletic venues following Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ latest proclamation that lifted fan restrictions at high school sporting events, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) will implement the following guidelines for Valley winter sports starting Monday, Jan. 18:

Winter Sports at Coldiron Fieldhouse (Basketball, Wrestling)

For varsity contests only, WDMCS families who have students participating will be allowed to bring two people per voucher. If four seats do not accommodate your family group, please contact the Valley Athletics & Activities Office directly to get other family members on the list. 

Visiting fans attending Valley varsity events at Coldiron Fieldhouse will still be limited to two tickets per student.

WDMCS will continue to allow only two spectators per athlete at the freshman, sophomore, and junior varsity levels for events at Coldiron Fieldhouse.

Winter Sports at Valley North Gym (Basketball, Wrestling)

WDMCS will continue to allow only two spectators per athlete at the freshman, sophomore, and junior varsity levels for events at Valley’s North Gym.

Visiting fans attending non-varsity events at Valley’s North Gym will still be limited to two tickets per student.

Winter Sports at Valley Pool (Swimming)

At this time, there will continue to be no spectators allowed this season at Valley Pool. Space will be reserved for the swim teams, coaches, and meet workers. Livestreams of meets will be made available.

Winter Sports at Valley Southwoods Gym (Basketball)

WDMCS will continue to allow only two spectators per athlete at the freshman, sophomore, and junior varsity levels for events at Valley Southwoods.

Visiting fans attending non-varsity events at Valley Southwoods will still be limited to two tickets per student.

Winter Sports at Warrior Lanes (Bowling)

At this time, there will continue to be no spectators allowed this season Warrior Lanes. Space will be reserved for bowling teams, coaches, and meet workers.

To stay updated with the latest information about our student-athletes and programs, please visit ValleyTigers.com. We appreciate the support and grace from our WDMCS community as we continue to keep the health and safety of our students, staff, and fans at the forefront of this process. 

Thank you,

Brad Rose
Valley Activities & Athletics Director

More Resources

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