Southlake Soccer is committed to providing all available resources for parents, players, and coaches so everyone can stay up to date with the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on playing soccer. Southlake’s number one priority is safety and compliance. Southlake will maintain compliance with guidelines from the State of Washington, Washington Youth Soccer, and all leagues that our players.
The below guidelines outlined by Washington Youth Soccer are in alignment with Washington State’s guidance.
See Washington Youth Soccer’s Guidelines and Documents HERE
- As of 8/29/2021, the WA State Governor’s Office and Department of Health are NOT requiring players, coaches, or spectators to wear masks at training or games, although they may chose to wear one.
- Physical distancing among spectators is strongly encouraged.
- WA Youth Soccer will continue to follow the guidance of these two offices with regards to the health and safety of players.
- Should any new guidelines come out that effect players, coaches, or spectators at training or games, this document will be updated and redistributed.
NOTE: Certain counties, clubs, or field providers may have tighter restrictions in place that may involve mask mandates, etc., and it is the responsibility of the hosting club to notify opponents in advance of what rules are in place.
Other high-level details (please read document for full guidelines)
- If a player is diagnosed with COVID-19, players must stay home and isolate for 10 days
- If a coach comes in contact with or infected with COVID-19, get tested right away and stay home until results are back
- Coaches, players, and spectators should not show up to trainings or competitions if they are sick
- Be cautious and use safeguards at all times including not clustering, touching each other, and using sanitizer before and after competitions/training