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2021-22 Wizards Ticket Exchange Thread and coronavirus protocols for Capital One Arena this season

After a one season hiatus, here is a marketplace for the community to buy and sell tickets by Wizards fans, for Wizards fans.

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The Wizards will be back in action at Capital One Arena later this Friday!
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The 2021-22 Washington Wizards season is starting this Wednesday, with the first home game on Friday when they host the Indiana Pacers. And with that, we’re bringing back the annual Washington Wizards Ticket Exchange Thread. Last year, we didn’t post a thread because of stricter coronavirus protocols, and also because most home games were played without fans.

How do I put my tickets on?

  1. Comment to this thread with your available games, prices and email address which should be in this format (Mine is aleeinthdmv AT gmail DOT com) The purpose of this is to minimize the risk of spammers coming into your inbox. I discourage price gouging for certain games, like those against the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, but you are free to list the prices you feel are appropriate. For season ticket per game pricing as a guide, click here. For individual ticket prices, click here.
  2. When your tickets are sold, please reply to your original comment so we can delete it. We’ll make sure the comments are open throughout the season.
  3. Be aware that you as the ticket holder are generally held accountable for the misbehavior of the buyers of your tickets in a private sale.

How do I buy tickets from this thread?

  1. Email the seller directly. After the sale is done, which is between you and the seller (most sales would likely involve electronic payment via PayPal/Venmo/CashApp/Apple Cash, etc.), you will receive the tickets electronically.
  2. Also, be aware of the coronavirus protocols at Capital One Arena, which we’ll go over in a bit. If you don’t want to wear a mask, don’t come to the arena. It won’t go well for you. And if you are unvaccinated against the coronavirus, want to sit close to the court AND you don’t care to show a negative test? Again, just don’t come. And do you want to behave like an idiot just for your 15 seconds of fame? If that’s you, don’t come and make a fool out of yourself.

And so you know, BULLETS FOREVER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTUAL SALE BETWEEN A SELLER AND THE BUYER. THIS IS BETWEEN THE TWO OF YOU. WE ARE ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT OF BUYERS’ BEHAVIOR AT A GAME.

Just letting you know that everyone enters this at their own risk. This is just a listing.

Coronavirus protocols at Capital One Arena for the 2021-22 NBA season

Here are some things you must know before attending a Wizards game this season. Things are subject to change if the D.C. Council and/or Mayor pass or issue new regulations/laws. We will update this if needed.

  1. FACEMASKS ARE REQUIRED — D.C. has an indoor mask mandate. If you are an “anti-masker,” you won’t be welcome in the arena. You may only remove your mask to eat or drink.
  2. CONCESSION/RETAIL STANDS ARE CASHLESS ONLY — Contactless payments are becoming the norm in society before the coronavirus pandemic. If you don’t want to pay with Apple/Google/Samsung Pay, you can still use your credit/debit card.
  3. As of Oct. 17, Capital One Arena does NOT require proof of vaccination to attend as a fan in MOST locations — A growing number of arenas have required at least proof of partial vaccination like those in New York City. Toronto requires full vaccination, period. About half of the NBA arenas require vaccination proof OR a negative COVID-19 test for all fans. But for now, the Wizards don’t require any of these for at least most fans unless they are sitting in courtside seats which are in close proximity to the court, which is defined as 15 feet. It is true that some events at Capital One Arena, like some recent concerts last summer required all people proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test, but that was because of the management of the concert promoter, not Monumental Sports & Entertainment.
  4. If you are attending a Wizards game in seats 15 feet or closer to the court, you will have multiple methods of showing proof of your vaccination OR your negative COVID-19 test — You can upload your documents to the CLEAR Health Pass App, which is used like a state-run “vaccine passport” in European countries such as the Netherlands and Belgium. If you do not have access to the CLEAR app, you will need a physical copy of your vaccination certificate (the paper one from the CDC, your state health department or your VAMS certificate will do). If you are NOT vaccinated against the coronavirus and are attending, YOUR COVID-19 TEST MUST BE LESS THAN TWO DAYS (48 HOURS) OLD. THIS IS A MORE STRICT STANDARD THAN THE 72-HOUR OLD COVID-19 TEST REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO MANY COUNTRIES OR TO RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES FROM ABROAD BY AIRPLANE.
  5. All other NBA Fan Code of Conduct rules apply, which are common sense. Be respectful.

Good luck with the marketplace, and stay safe out there.