IISPSC will follow all local and national COVID-19 guidelines.


Full details at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/travel/ 

All in-person participants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must be able provide the tournament host with proof of vaccination if needed. Accepted vaccines in Canada are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson. 

To enter Nova Scotia, visitors will need to complete a Safe Check-In Form or be registered with the ArriveCAN app. 

The competition will uphold all COVID-19 required and recommended safe practices including indoor masking, social distancing, and contact tracing. 

For participants traveling from outside Canada: COVID-19 Travel, Testing, Quarantine & Borders

NOTE:  Updates to health and safety protocols as they pertain to this event will be posted here. Please ensure you / your students are compliant so we can avoid the unfortunate outcome of preventing a travelling team from attending.


Q: What if a student is symptomatic during the tournament? 

A: Host schools are planning to have a registered nurse on site to assist with assessment and decision making.  

Q: Will COVID-19 testing be available on site or nearby? 

A: Yes; host schools will facilitate rapid testing should it be required

Q: What if a school has to drop shortly before or during the event 

A: All member schools will have the option of joining the event virtually, including those who may have initially planned to attend in-person. Please review recommended travel insurance options to ensure all associated costs (including tournament registration) can be recovered as it may not be possible for host school / event-issued refunds after February 15, 2022.

Q: What if the tournament has to move remote due to travel restrictions or lockdown?

A: Should public health mandated restrictions begin to impact the structure of an in-person event such as this (i.e indoor gathering limits) we will revert to a virtual format for all competitors.