Game Day Protocols

Before you arrive at the field it is understood that prior to your participation: 

  • The player has had no close contact with a sick individual or anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

  • The player has not had a documented case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

  • The player is not currently demonstrating or suffering from any ill symptoms.

What does my child need to participate in the program? 

Game Play

  • 2 X 20-25 minutes halves with a 5 minute half time.

  • No Off-sides.

  • No Use of the head or hands.

  • NO TOUCHING THE BALL AT ANY TIME. (Coaches may retrieve)

  • No Set pieces.

  • Throw-ins are replaced with placing the ball on the ground. 

  • Free kicks may not encourage a “wall”.

  • Corners are throw-ins

  • Opposition players to retreat into their own half of the playing field on goal kicks.

  • NO Parents are allowed to enter the field of play for ANY REASON unless to attend to their injured child. 

  • If a Coach is confronted with an adversarial situation at any time they must seek out Drew or Mark or David or Lyndsay immediately. 

  • No Changing ends at half time.

  • Masks are to be worn by players at all times while waiting to play

  • Players are to return to their waiting disks once a change is made

Covid Modifications

  • Shoulder to shoulder contact is suspended

  • All manner of slide tackling is suspended 

  • No Drop-ball restart

  • Restarts require player distancing of 6 feet

  • No player soccer balls are to be brought to the field

  • Players are required to wear masks at all times both ON and OFF the field of play.