Dear Duck Fans: Good afternoon, and I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and in good spirits. As always, thank you for your continued generous support of our Oregon Ducks student-athletes. As you may be aware, the PAC-12 Conference CEO Group announced today that the league’s regular season fall sports schedule will consist only of conference games this year because of the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The start of mandatory athletic activities is also being delayed, meaning all teams will remain in the voluntary workout phase. The PAC-12 CEOs, Athletic Directors, and the Pac-12 Medical Advisory Board have been engaged in ongoing discussions during the last few months about how to best navigate the impact of COVID-19 with respect to fall sports, with the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans as our top priority. The PAC-12 plans to announce details for Conference-only schedules no later than July 31. We understand and acknowledge that the uncertainty is frustrating, but we simply do not have the answers that we all seek. When we do have additional information on the 2020 schedule and the impact of the changes on our ticket plans, we will immediately share that with you. With respect to the three non-conference games scheduled for September in Autzen Stadium (North Dakota State, Ohio State, and Hawaii), we will work closely with all three schools to reschedule those games for a future year. Oregon Athletics will continue to follow guidance from the Governor’s Office, the Oregon Health Authority, Lane County Public Health, and the UO Incident Management Team as we navigate this unprecedented situation. Please continue to follow all best practices for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including wearing a mask, washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds, practicing physical distancing, and staying home if you feel sick. Thank you for all of your support and patience. Please stay safe, and we look forward to the time when we can see you again. Sincerely, Rob Mullens, UO Director of Athletics.

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