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updated: 2/22 12:00pm
We have learned a great deal about COVID-19 over the past year. Littleton Soccer / Colorado United & HRSA continues our commitment to protecting our players, their families, our volunteers, and our staff. We will continue to follow the guidance of state and local agencies such as: Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Tri-County Health, and Colorado Soccer Association. Arapahoe County COVID-19 dial | Colorado COVID-19 Updates restrictions at level YELLOW.
*ALL COVID-19 policies are subject to change based on local county, state, and national guidelines*
*Parents are ultimately responsible for adhering to guidelines as they are different from one county to the next.*
Littleton Soccer/Colorado United & HRSA Spectator Guidelines
- Do not have your player play or attend team events if feeling sick or has a fever.
- We encourage one spectator per player but will allow 2 MAX.
- The size of the group of 25 based on field set-up is currently 175–per CDHPE & Tri-County HD.
- Players are NOT required to wear a mask during play.
- Masks REQUIRED at all times for players (while walking to and from the fields, etc)
- Masks REQUIRED at all times for coaches, staff, and spectators while at the fields.
- Home teams and their spectators should be on the same side of the field together opposite of the visiting team and their spectators.
- Spectators must sit 8 ft. away from the sideline.
- Coaches, players, and spectators MUST leave immediately after the conclusion of the game–no lingering or congregating before/after games.
- Do not show earlier than 30-minutes before your game start time.
- No team benches – players must be 6ft. apart for appropriate social distancing while on the sideline.
- No handshakes or high fives after games. Waive to each other for good sportsmanship.
- Field diagram: Space behind AR should be open–no spectators or players. Technical area (players and coach) to the left of the AR.
- Please, NO dogs on any turf fields.
- Follow all parking and speed limit laws in the neighborhoods.
For Away Matches (outside of LSC/CU & HRSA Fields)
- When playing away, please check the opposing team’s website to see what their club/county restrictions (variances) are. Each county has different restrictions, so check and be prepared to follow their specific rules/protocols. CSA Field Limitations Fall 2020
PROTOCOLS PRIOR TO PRACTICES AND GAMES
- Players’ families SHOULD take their child’s temperature prior to leaving for practice or games every day. Any player with a temperature higher than 100.3F should not attend team events and should not return until they have gone three (3) days without a temperature.
- Coaches will be required to do a self-temperature check prior to each club’s scheduled event with their team(s).
- If a player or coach is ill or is showing any COVID-19 like symptoms, or has been in contact with any individual that has symptoms, they should stay at home. Check symptom list COVID-19 Symptoms
- Parents MUST contact the club immediately if their player is experiencing any symptoms and keep their player away from the team. This also applies to any player that has been around a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or someone who is suspected of contracting COVID-19. Club COVID-19 Coordinator will determine proper return to play for that player on a case by case basis, as every situation is different. Club staff will consult with medical experts and/or written information from health departments to determine the proper course of action for the player to return.
- Coaches MUST contact the club immediately if they are experiencing any symptoms and stay away from the team. This also applies to any coach that has been around a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or someone who is suspected of contracting COVID-19. Club COVID-19 Coordinator will determine proper return to play for that coach on a case by case basis, as every situation is different. Club staff will consult with medical experts and/or written information from health departments to determine the proper course of action for the coach to return.
- For contact tracing purposes only; tracking attendance at every session (event) will be necessary for each team & coach. FYI…Team Snap accounts can be used to track player attendance by simply using the “availability” feature.
- CLUB COVID-19 COORDINATORS: General Manager: Lynda Netherton–email@example.com & Executive Director: Greg Sumlin–firstname.lastname@example.org
PARTICIPANT PARTICIPATION RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure the health and safety of the athletes. Be the norm for protecting yourself and players.
- Check-in for a verbal screening of how players are feeling, send them home should you believe they act or look ill.
- Follow all state and local health protocols.
- Monitor player attendance at all training and games.
- Ensure all athletes have their individual equipment (ball, water, bag, etc.)
- The coach should limit others from handling cones, discs, etc.
- All training outdoors and ensure social distancing per state or local health guidelines
- The coach recognizes players’ social distancing during pre-game, game, and halftime.
- Always wear a face mask, when not actively coaching, maintain social distance requirements from players based on state and local health requirements.
- Have fun, stay positive – players and parents are looking to you to stay calm, supportive, and caring during this time.
- The use of scrimmage vests or pinnies is not recommended at this time. If used at practices no sharing should occur. Wash after each training session.
- Ensure the child is healthy, check your child’s temperature daily. Temperature of 100.4 or above players should not attend training.
- Limited or no carpooling. If you carpool try and stay with the same group.
- Stay in the car or adhere to social distance requirements, based on state and local health requirements, when at training wear a mask if outside your car.
- Ensure the child’s clothing is washed after every training session.
- Notify the club immediately if your child becomes ill for any reason.
- Be sure your child has the necessary mask and sanitizer with them at every training.
- Take temperature daily. Temperature of 100.4F or above–players should not attend training.
- Wash hands thoroughly before and after training.
- Bring your own and use, hand sanitizer with you to every training.
- Always wear a mask to and from the field for training and games. Players should wear a mask during games if on the sideline.
- Bring/wear two different color training tops (light & dark).
- Do not touch or share anyone else’s equipment, water, snack, or bag. No sharing or water unless an emergency situation arises.
- Always practice social distancing at practices and games. Place bags and equipment at least 6 feet apart.
- Wash and sanitize all equipment before and after every training.
- No group celebrations, no high 5’s, hugs, handshakes, fist bumps, etc.
Updates coming soon for Spring 21′!
Updates coming soon for Spring 21′!