Norman and University of Oklahoma organizations have begun announcing COVID-19 precautions and event cancelations.
Keep up with this updated list as event organizers around town share their decisions for coming weeks:
University of Oklahoma
OU announced Thursday morning that post-spring break, classes at the Norman campus would move online for two weeks. OU has also suspended any university-related events from March 14 to April 5, including:
- Sporting events - As of Thursday, OU has suspended all athletic competitions — including out-of-season practices — until further notice.
- Spring Family Weekend - The annual event, formerly called CAC Mom's Day, has been cancelled.
- Campus tours and recruitment events
- Sooner Scandals - The Campus Activities Council has cancelled the event. Pre-purchased tickets will be refunded.
- National Weather Center tours - The center is postponing all tours until April 6, and is working to reschedule all currently scheduled tours.
- Sam Noble Museum - the on-campus museum is closed from March 14 to April 5, and any museum events during that timeframe have been canceled or postponed.
Norman Medieval Fair
The 23rd annual medieval fair has been canceled. Organizers announced via Facebook that the decision was "a precautionary measure to slow the spread of COVID-19," and that the cancellation is in accordance with OU's event suspensions. The next Medieval Fair will be April 9-11, 2021.
"With 232 vendors from 33 different states, 53 acts from 12 different states, and an average daily attendance close to 100,000, the decisions being taken are focused on limiting the impact of this disease on our population and our health services," fair coordinator Ann Marie Eckart said in an email.
Norman Music Festival
Norman Music Festival has been postponed until late August due to COVID-19 precautions, organizers announced Thursday. The rescheduled festival will be moved from April 23-25 to August 27-29