Fall Outdoor Sports Covid Updates

August 26th UPDATE

Please read carefully the updated KS Fall 2021 Covid protocols as outlined by Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Lane County Public Health guidelines.

  1. Face masks and face coverings:
          –     For outdoor activities, players are not required to wear masks while actively practicing/playing on the field (
    see OHA masking requirements, section 5g) .  A child may wear a face mask or covering while playing, if desired.  When not actively practicing/playing on the field, players are required to wear masks on the sidelines, in huddles, and any time when they are not socially distanced from others.

–          Coaches are required to wear masks at all times when not able to socially distance from players, spectators, etc. 

  1. Hand hygiene:
    – Hand sanitizer has been provided for each coach.  Youth are welcome to also bring their own.

  2. Physical/Social distancing
           – Coaches and youth will wear masks and/or maintain physical/social distancing during any stoppages in practices/games including huddles and water/rest breaks.

–          Team spectators are required to wear masks when unable to stay physically/socially distanced from individuals from different households.

COACHES:

  • Check-in all players to ensure no players have Covid-19 like symptoms. Please take attendance at each practice/game.
  • Ensure that players and team spectators are following the guidelines to wear masks and/or keep physically/socially distanced at all times.   
  • Use hand sanitizer before interacting with your team.
  • Coaches should wear masks when unable to maintain 6ft of physical/social distancing with players, and players should wear masks and stay physically/socially distanced from other players during huddles, half time, and stoppage of play.  
  • Use cones to show where player bags and water bottles should be in order to maintain social/physical distancing during arrival, water breaks, departure.

SPECTATORS:

Team spectators are required to wear masks when unable to stay physically/socially distanced from individuals from different households.

Due to the uncertainty of the continually changing situation with covid, protocols and schedules are subject to change.