COVID-19 Return To Play Phases (Mobile View)

We are currently in Phase 4 (updated April 2021)

PHASE 1: INDIVIDUAL TRAINING

  • No Contact, Individual Training
  • Max 12/group (10 players; 2 coaches/volunteers)
  • Max 2 groups per full-size field
  • Stable groups; no cross-participation in other extracurricular activities
  • Coaches/Volunteers wear masks at all times
  • Players wear masks before & after sessions
  • Participants remain social distanced (min. 6ft apart) at all times
  • No shared equipment
  • Staggered practice times

PHASE 1A: MODIFIED INDIVIDUAL TRAINING

  • No Contact Training
  • Max 12/group (10 players; 2 coaches/volunteers)
  • Max 2 groups per full-size field
  • Stable groups; no cross-participation in other extracurricular activities
  • Coaches/Volunteers wear masks at all times
  • Players wear masks before & after sessions
  • Participants remain social distanced (min. 6ft apart) at all times
  • Equipment (including balls, goals, training sticks, etc) will be sanitized by adult volunteer at the start and end of each session.
  • Passing using feet permitted where players remain 6ft apart.

 

PHASE 2: SMALL GROUP TRAINING 

  • Small Group Training introduced; max 4v4
  • Max 12/group (min. 2 coaches/volunteers) – can increase per State/County guidelines
  • Max 2 groups per full-size field
  • Coaches/Volunteers wear masks at all times
  • Players wear masks before & after sessions
  • Minimal physical contact
  • Equipment (including balls, goals, training sticks, etc) will be sanitized by adult volunteer at the start and end of each session
  • Staggered practice times

 

PHASE 2A: MEDIUM GROUP TRAINING

  • Small Group Training introduced; max 7v7
  • Max 20/group (min. 2 coaches/volunteers) – can increase per State/County guidelines
  • Max 2 groups per full-size field
  • Coaches/Volunteers wear masks at all times
  • Players wear masks before & after sessions
  • Minimal physical contact
  • Equipment (including balls, goals, training sticks, etc) will be sanitized by adult volunteer at the start and end of each session
  • Staggered practice times

 

PHASE 3: FULL TEAM TRAINING

  • Controlled scrimmages/practice games introduced; intra-region only
  • Physical contact minimized
  • Max 50 people on a field, to include players, staff and spectators – can increase per State/County guidelines
  • Masks recommended before/after sessions for participants; required for all spectators
  • Shared equipment fully sanitized before and after each use

 

PHASE 4: FULL RETURN TO PLAY

  • Inter-club competition permitted with adjacent Orange Tier counties. No Tournaments or Out of State Travel permitted.
  • Shared equipment fully sanitized before and after daily use.
  • Masks required before/after sessions for players; recommended throughout unless uncomfortable under heavy exertion.
  • Officials and Spectators wear masks at all times and remain social distanced.
  • Spectator limits determined by the number of persons who can remain social distanced from other households at the field.