Should bring their own water with name clearly labeled. No coolers or water will be provided on field and water bottles SHOULD NOT BE SHARED.
Face masks are not required during game play but are required to be worn when not playing.
We will implement a “No Touch Rule” – No hugs, high fives or post game handshakes.
Players are not permitted to touch game balls with hands.
For Team Coaches:
Face masks are not required during coaching but are recommended and are required when not coaching.
Coaches should always have a face mask on them and should wear it when addressing their teams or interacting with any player if social distancing measures cannot be met.
Team huddles are strongly discouraged.
Following games, coaches and teams will be required to sanitize the common area on the sidelines. All garbage and equipment needs to be cleaned up and coaches will be asked to sanitize any benches after their games are completed.
Face masks will not be required during game play but are encouraged. Face masks are required at all over times.
Referees should always practice social distancing and maintain more than 6ft of distance from players.
In the event a stick check is required, referees will be asked to use hand sanitizer and put on latex gloves which will be provided at the score table.
We ask that only one (1) parent per player attend the event. If this is unavoidable, please let us know. This will allow us to reduce the overall number of people at the sites.
Always maintain social distancing, especially when watching games on the sideline.
Parents will not be permitted on the same sidelines as players and coaches.
Masks will be required for parents on the sideline and inside the venue.
Team tents will not be permitted inside the complex.
Schedule and Complex Notes:
On Saturday, teams will play back to back games and have a 1 hour break between a third game. This schedule will allow us to minimize the crowd at the complex without asking players to play three games in a row. Below is an example schedule:
During the 1hr break, players are asked to return to their cars.
Following the 12:55pm-1:50pm game, everyone would be asked to leave the complex as a new group comes in.
Saluda Shoals has 6 fields. We will only be using 5 fields for games to allow us to limit the crowd at the complex and spread everyone out.
SOAR Soccer complex has 5 fields. We will only be using 2 fields for games to allow us to limit the crowd at the complex and spread everyone out.
Stations will be set up throughout the complex with hand sanitizer for parents and players.
We will not permit vendors at the complex. There will be an open concession stand and payment with credit/debit card is encouraged.
All attendees MUST take a daily self-assessment. Those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have/had a confirmed case in their household must stay home. (Symptoms are outlined below in the “When Not to Attend” section)
Staff will be required to wear face masks if social distancing cannot be maintained.
Hand sanitizer will be located throughout the complex and at the score table of each field.
Social distancing should be maintained as often as possible throughout the day.
When NOT to attend:
If you are 65 years of age or older and have underlying health risks.
If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
If you have a compromised immune system, respirator issues or diabetes.
If you have recently experienced any symptoms related to COVID-19. (Symptoms include; cough, shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing, fever, chills, muscle pains, headaches and loss of smell or taste).
If you refuse to wear a mask, you should not attend the event.