COVID-19 Policy

The RBC Canadian Open will adhere to all government regulations and standard operating practices to ensure the health and safety of those attending and participating in the event. Policies and practices may include mask mandates, vaccination verification and other measures required by government health officials to combat the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with the provincial government health policies currently in place, masks and proof of vaccination will NOT be required at the 2022 RBC Canadian Open. Additional details about any specific policies that will be in effect during the tournament will be made available at a later date.

Permitted and Prohibited Items

All spectators, workers and volunteers attending the RBC Canadian Open are subject to search prior to entering the tournament grounds. All carry-on bags, purses, fanny packs, etc. will be subject to inspection.



Smoking Policy

Smoking, vaping and cannabis will be permitted on-site ONLY in designated areas and in accordance with Federal and Provincial laws.  Smoking in tented areas, patios or enclosed public spaces, are prohibited under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017. 

RBC Canadian Open Security and police services will have the right to eject any person(s) found in violation of the policy at the discretion of the tournament.

Re-entry Policy

General admissions guests will NOT be allowed to leave and re-enter the golf course. All guests CAN leave the golf course and then enter the concert venue but cannot re-enter the golf course

Hospitality Guests will be allowed to re-enter at any time using their non-transferable hospitality wristband.

RFID – Hospitality Guest will receive an RFID (radio frequency identification bracelet) to gain access to their hospitality venue.  The RFID wristband can be picked up at the entrance to each hospitality venue.  The RFID wristband is scanned prior to entering and exiting a structure throughout the day.

Code of Conduct

To ensure a positive experience for all fans and players, the following Championship Code of Conduct will be enforced at all times. Fans will be subject to expulsion and loss of ticket privileges for the following breaches of etiquette:


If you observe the following guidelines, your experience at the RBC Canadian Open will be a more enjoyable one:

Mobile Devices

While staying in touch with family and friends and capturing your on-site experience is encouraged, use of a mobile device should not disrupt players or play during the Championship.  All volume controls must be set to “silent” or “vibrate” and flash photography must be disabled. Phone calls should be limited to areas away from play and not in any area that may disrupt play, including grandstands. Photography, video, and audio recording are permitted throughout the course, but content must not be used for commercial purposes nor can it disrupt play. No live streaming or shot-by-shot coverage (with or without video) is permitted.

Violation of the above policy may result in immediate expulsion and loss of ticket privileges for the remainder of the championship.

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