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Jul, 2020

Phase 3 Return to play guidelines


Beginning July 1 - All areas of Virginia
Total attendance is limited to 250 people per field.

Ten feet of physical distancing should be maintained between all coaches, participants and spectators, where practicable.*

Post signage at the entrance that states that no participant or spectator with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days is permitted on the premises.

Ensure anyone who has symptoms of, has tested positive for, or has been exposed to COVID-19 follows appropriate guidelines for quarantine or isolation. Persons with symptoms should stay home until CDC criteria for ending isolation have been met.

Conduct daily screening of coaches, officials, staff, and players for COVID-19 symptoms prior to admission to the venue/facility.

Shared equipment must be limited. If required it must be disinfected between each use. Practice routine cleaning and disinfection of high contact areas and hard surfaces

Post signage to provide public health reminders regarding physical distancing, gathering and options for high risk individuals.

*Per Virginia Governors Office, matches are permitted during Phase 3



If capability exists to take the temperature of participants, including coaches should be taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100 or more should be sent home and not allowed to participate for a minimum of 14 days
Training and game schedules should be staggered to eliminate congestion and crowding No centralized hydration or refreshment stations

Provide a place for players and coaches to wash hands with soap and water, or provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing at least 60% alcohol
Spectators should be limited and must maintain minimum social distancing, as defined by the CDC

Respect for each individual’s choices must be the top priority. If a participant wishes to wear a face mask this should be allowed, and accommodations should be made if needed For individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, provide written confirmation of COVID-19 negative status should be required for participation return


During this crisis period, coaches should design training and pre-match warmups with as much physical distancing as possible
Assign a “station” for each player to place their equipment, and that they should return to during breaks

No one should share water, towels, balls or any equipment. All balls should be disinfected after every practice
Only coaches should handle practice equipment
Practice Vest/Pinnies should be washed after each use. 
Recommend issuing each player their individual practice vest/pinnie

Disinfectant should be used to wipe down all equipment
Participants should be given the option to stay home if they are uncomfortable returning to play


Each player must have their own ball and equipment

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