Recreational & Competitive, Ages 3 - High School
Games begin 8/29
Mask Expectations - per City of Independence for Independence Athletic Complex soccer games
Everyone should have a mask with them and available, including players. Masks should be worn, except when social distancing can be maintained. (Not applicable to the game itself)
WHEN TO WEAR THEM:
All participants at the fields (Coaches, Players, Refs, Spectators)
While walking to and from the field or through a crowded area.
During team check in when presenting the player cards and rosters. Coaches will hold the cards out at arm length to show the refs each player card during the check in process.
When congregating with your team or addressing the team in a close proximity before or after the game, or at halftime.
Coaches can remove the mask while coaching if maintaining 6 ft from players on the bench.
During team check in/coin toss. Refs will not handle the cards. Coaches will present them at arm length to show each player.
While congregated at the referee area if not 6 ft apart.
Referees will not wear masks on the field during the game!
When congregated with the team before/after the game.
Players will NOT wear masks on the field during the game!
When congregating with your team before or after the game.
When up and about or conversing with other parents, field monitors, etc. where social distancing is not possible.
Any time you cannot be more that 6f from someone outside of your immediate family.
Spectators can remove masks while watching the game, provided that they are seated 6ft from others not in their family.