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COVID-19

Phases Defined Cont. 
Stage 4.5 8/12-8/27  
  • Tournament play allowed to resume following all Facility tournament guidelines from “Return to Play Guidelines”
  • Follow all Facility Guidelines for Practice from “Return to Play Guidelines”
  • Up to 250 participants, coaches, and spectators allowed per field
    • Diamond Sports side of Grand Park is 192 Acres or 8,363,520 Square Feet 
    • Maintain Physical Distancing Requirements 
  • Proper Signage
    • High Risk Spectator Recommendations
    • Practice Guidelines Signage 
    • Social Distancing Signage
    • Proper Hand washing signage in Restrooms
  • Clean High Contact Surfaces Regularly 
    • Concessions
    • Dugouts
    • Restrooms 
  • Encourage seniors and vulnerable population to stay at home
  • Food Services operate similar too curbside service and carry-out
  • Press Boxes open to 10 people
  • Bleachers remain closed
  • Patrons shall not be allowed to tailgate prior, during, or after an activity
  • All Staff recommended to wear proper face masks while customer facing 
  • All Staff recommended to check temperature prior to shift
 
Return to Play Guidelines
General Guidelines Required for Teams 
  • Health Check: All teams will monitor the health of Players and Parents including having access to a forehead thermotropy scanner to check temp. A supply will be available at fields in the event there is concern after arrival.  Parents and coaches will be responsible to ensure that all players are free from any symptoms of sickness.
  • Delayed Entry: Teams shall not enter the park until 30 minutes prior to their scheduled start time.
  • NO TOUCH RULE: All Players will no longer “High Five Players” or fist bump. Tip of Cap recommended at conclusion of games.  
  • EQUIPMENT:  All Players should use their own equipment during the course of the game or practice.
  • PLAYER DISTANCING:  All Players should space themselves as much as possible during warmups. All Players when not playing will be appropriately spaced on bench, behind dugout and so forth.
  • COACH DISTANCING:  Coaches will maintain appropriate distancing during umpire meeting, when communicating with players, and in dugouts.
  • FAN DISTANCING:  Any parents or observers will follow social distancing guidelines when watching the game. We recommend fans wear a mask or facial covering for the safety of all.
  • FACILITY COMPLIANCE: Any facility used for an event will follow all health regulations including but not limited to food items, worker cleanliness and protection, and restroom sanitizing.
  • STAY SAFE PROTOCOL: Maintain social distancing from the time we get out of the car to the time we leave. Everyone is looking forward to SAFELY getting back on the field.  Accordingly, from warming up, to spacing during pre-game drills, to team meetings, to spacing on the bench, to fans spreading out, we will make every effort to follow all guidelines and Incorporate the New Norm so we can get back to baseball. Play Ball!
 
Return to Play Guidelines
Facility Guidelines for Practice
  • Adhere to all Current state and local guidelines regarding Social Gatherings 
  • Email All General Requirements to coaches and encourage all legal guardians to review
  • Post Practices Guidelines Throughout Campus
    • Masks are Encouraged for players
    • No sharing of drinks or food
    • No sunflower Seeds
    • No high fiving, fist bumps  
    • No sharing of equipment 
    • Team huddles must maintain social distancing 
    • Coaches encourage to wear masks 
    • Spectators encouraged to wear masks 
  • Post Social Distancing and Hand washing signage throughout campus
  • Clean every dugout after each activity 
    • Dugout sanitation will include Electrostatic Fogger
  • Provide Hand Sanitizer throughout the campus
  • Monitor parking lots to prevent any mass gatherings 
  • Bleachers to Remain Closed 
  • Allow Extra time In between activities 
  • Restrooms to be sanitized regularly 
  • Request teams strictly monitor the health of all participants showing signs of fever or Illness must be excused and kept from all team activities. 
 
Return to Play Guidelines
Facility Tournament Guidelines
  • Adhere to all Current state and local guidelines regarding Social Gatherings 
  • Email and post all guidelines for all coaches, legal guardians, spectators, and athletes to see
  • Follow all local and state guidelines, Including those for the exchanging of money at the gate, concessions, vendors, and potential cashless payment processes, where feasible. Ensure all staff are equipped according to protocols.
  • Sanitize dugouts 
  • Encourage spectators to be members of household 
  • Social Distancing Signage
    • Masks are encouraged
    • No sharing of drinks or food
    • No sunflower Seeds
    • No high fiving, fist bumps  
    • No sharing of equipment 
    • Team huddles must maintain social distancing 
    • Social Distancing Signage
    • High Risk Reminder 
    • Proper Hand washing signage In restrooms
  • Regularly clean restrooms, following local requirements. 
  • Provide Hand Sanitizer throughout the campus
  • Monitor parking lots to prevent any mass gatherings 
  • Stagger start times of games to enable separation of teams and prevent their Interaction as they arrive at or leave the facility. 
 
Return to Play Guidelines
Facility Tournament Guidelines Cont. 
  • Eliminate hand-shake lines post game, encourage tip of the cap 
  • Rules Meetings maintain social distancing and only one coach/player per team
  • Award Ceremonies shall be contact-less
  • Designate warm-up areas for teams 
  • Spectators encouraged to bring their own chair
  • Umpire locker rooms will be limited or closed 
 
 

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