The world is in flux right now with the escalation of responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The National Mascot Association’s primary goal is the safety of performers and fans. We acknowledge the difficult decision that organizations and civic leaders face in cancelling public events. Slowing or preventing the spread of a WHO recognized pandemic will save lives. The effort to #FlattenTheCurve helps to not overload our healthcare systems.
But the economic impact to mascot performers is very real right now. Many performers are not salaried and paid per performance. These cancellations are difficult to the professional performers who base their income on these events. Mascots are not just utilized for games, but many public appearances as well. For many performers, there is simply no money coming in. Our thoughts and concerns go out to our fellow performers.