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Game Day Guidelines



BC AYSO GAME DAY GUIDELINES

·       No more than two (2) spectators per player are allowed at a game in order to limit the amount of people at the fields.  Youths, 13 years and younger, accompanying any adults are allowed.  Please do not leave children unattended.  Youths (from other divisions that are not playing in the game or small children in general) shall remain on the sideline with you during the game.  

·       Spectators need to keep at least 6 feet apart unless those spectators are within the same family unit. If within 6 feet, masks are required.  

·       Coaches and players are required to wear masks. 

·       Teams/coaches will gather were the centerline and touchlines in coach box.    

·       Spectators at games should be situated on the same sideline as their team with the opposing team and spectators on the opposite sideline to limit exposure. 

·       Referees cannot touch ball with their hands.  Players will retrieve the ball should it go out of bounds.  Players should use their feet when retrieving the ball to limit the amount of hand touches on the ball.  

·       4U Playground:  Only one parent per player is allowed to participate in the playground program.  Youths accompany parents such as those playing in other divisions or small children in general are allowed. 

·       5U-8U DIVISONS: Players and coaches may proceed to fields no earlier than 10 minutes to their practice/game time. 

·       10U-14U DIVISIONS: Players and coaches may proceed to fields no earlier than 20 minutes to their game time.

·       ALL DIVISIONS: Spectators are asked to wait in their cars until 10 minutes prior to game start time.  

    • NOTE: 4U-6U have a practice/game combined hour.  Parent may proceed to field with their player 10 minutes prior to the practice/game time due to the young age of players. 
    • NOTE: 8U has a practice prior to game time.  Parents are to wait in cars until 10 minutes to GAME TIME.  Game time is 30 minutes after the start of practice. You may walk the player to field if they need assistant but must return to car until 10 minutes prior to GAME TIME.   

·       Teams will have shorter warm-up times for games and games are spaced out as to allow one game’s participants to clear off the field before the next game starts.

·       Prior, during, and following a game, there will be no handshakes, high fives, or other unnecessary contact, even within the team.

·       Before, at halftime, and end of game all players will sanitize their hands.  (Coaches will have sanitizer bottle with at least 60% alcohol in the bag)

·       Players need to bring with own water bottles and balls. 

·       10U-14U Goalkeeping: There will be 2 goalkeepers allowed per game.  Each goalkeeper will have their own shirt and gloves to use.  Each team will have 2 keeper shirts and 2 sets of keeper gloves.  Goalkeeper shirts/ gloves will be washed after each use (done by coach). 

·       Substitute players at games must stay socially distant on their team’s sideline.

·       Players and families should vacate the field/facility as soon as is reasonably possible after the conclusion of their game to minimize unnecessary contact with players, coaches, and spectators from the next game, ideally within 15 minutes.

·       Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

·       All players and coaches are to refrain from spitting at all times, including in at the park and on the playing field.

·       Snacks are not allowed for fall 2020.  Please bring a snack for your player if they need one.  

·       No animals allowed on or around AYSO fields during games. 

·       No jewelry is to be worn during practice including earrings, rings, necklaces, and bracelets.  Soft hair ties only.  Medical ID bracelets or devices are allowed.

 

We are happy to be back on the field.  Please respect and adhere to the guidelines as required by State and local agencies. 

 

 

 

Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines for FALL 2020

BC AYSO PRACTICE GUIDELINES

·       Parents/spectators are not allowed at practices.  Parents must stay in their vehicle during practices.  You are allowed at the park, just not at the fields during practice.     

·       Players and coaches are required to wear facemask at practice.  If you have 6ft of separation between others you can pull mask down for a ‘mask break’

·       Prior, during, and following a practice, there will be no handshakes, high fives, or other unnecessary contact.

·       Must maintain 6 feet of separation during practice when possible. 

·       Before and end of practice all players will sanitize their hands.  (Coaches will have sanitizer bottle with at least 60% alcohol in the bag)

·       Players need to bring with own water bottles and ball. 

·       10U and above Goalkeeping:  Only 2 goalkeepers per practice can use the gloves.  Please sanitize hands prior to using keeper gloves.  Wash keeper gloves after every practice.   

·       Players and coaches should vacate the field as soon as is reasonably possible after the conclusion of their practice to minimize unnecessary contact with players and coaches from the next practice. 

·       All players and coaches are to refrain from spitting at all times, including in at the park and on the playing field.

·       Healthy participants only!  Players and coaches are required to stay home if not feeling well.  

·       Notify your coach if your child has a documented case of COVID-19, becomes sick with COVID-19 symptoms, or has been exposed to someone with COVD-19 symptoms or a confirmed case of COVID-19. 

·       No animals allowed on or around AYSO fields during practice.   

·       No jewelry is to be worn during practice including earrings, rings, necklaces, and bracelets.  Soft hair ties only.  Medical ID bracelets or devices are allowed. 

 

We are happy to be back on the field.  Please respect and adhere to the guidelines as required by State and local agencies.

 




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