Match Day Protocols

EDUCATION

 

Ensure you understand the transmission patterns and symptoms of Covid-19 – see BNA guidelines (this enables you to understand WHY we are taking these precautions)

CONTACT TRACING

  • All clubs must maintain an accurate record of participants at each match incl coach / scorer
  • Clubs should strongly advise all participants to download the COVIDSafe app. This means you can be contacted and advised if you have been unknowingly in contact with an active case.

HYGIENE

  • Personal hygiene measures as above will be adhered to at all times
  • All participants and spectators to maintain a distance of 1.5m apart when not competiting
  • Clubs are expected to provide their teams with sanitising product & equipment
  • Coaches will ensure that all players use hand sanitiser before and after the match
  • Each team is encouraged to nominate ONE person who will be responsible for maintaining all above protocols at each session

NUMBER of PARTICIPANTS

  • Density quotient of 1 person per 4m2
  • No more than 20 players per court in addition to 1 coach + 1 scorer + 1 covid safety officer per team + 2 umpires

SPECTATORS:

>see Spectator protocols

  • A maximum of 1 spectator per player will apply
  • Spectators must abide by “gathering” restrictions (groups of < 10, 1.5m apart)
  • Spectators are not permitted to enter the 8 court playing area
  • Spectators may stand only around the perimeter of the 8 court playing area ie) not in between courts

ENTRY/EXIT:

 

See map

  • All participants must “get in, play their match, get out”
  • Parents are encouraged to drop off players as parking will be a significant issue.
  •  A 10 minute break between each game will allow teams to exit before the next round.
  • Participants must not enter the court area any more than 10 minutes before their game & must exit immediately after their game.
  • Participants will be required to enter and exit the venue via the designated points as outlined on the attached map – according to court.

pdfCourt Entry & Exit points_Covid

WARM UP

  • The usual warm up area will NOT be available for teams to gather. Teams will need to warm up / stretch away from the courts ie) on a surrounding oval.

COMPETITION

  • Players aged 18 yrs & under may play full contact competition 
  • Players over 18 may return to competition no earlier than July 25
  • Coaches must consider vulnerable participants at increased risk of infection (as above)

SCORING

>eliminate paper

 

  • Scoring will be done on an electronic device (supplied) which will submit scores directly to our ladder software system
  • 2 scorers may stand together, but only 1 person to enter scores
  • Device will be sanitised after each match

RAIN

  • Participants can shelter under rotunda, under the verandah etc but MUST adhere to the “gathering” rules of no more than 10 people, 1.5 m apart

EQUIPMENT

 

 

  • Groups must provide their own first aid kits including hand sanitiser and gloves
  • Balls are to be washed with disinfectant (wipes / spray) after each session 
  • If a ball from another court rolls onto your court, gently kick it back (don’t pick it up)
  • Limit changing of over the shoulder bibs & contact with face - bibs may be carrying the virus after people have coughed, sneezed or shouted.
  • All equipment including goal post padding will be washed down (by staff) after each match
  • Team bibs must be taken home and washed after each match

PAVILION

NUMBER of PARTICIPANTS

  • Density quotient of 1 person per 4m2
  • Each area in the pavilion will have signage advising the no. of people permitted at any one time

ROTUNDAS

  • Our Saturday netball market will be set up in the rotunda adjacent to court 6
  • No more than 6 people may shelter in one rotunda, ensuring they are 1.5m apart

MP ROOM

  • No more than 20 people are permitted in the MP room at any one time
  • The room will be divided into 2 areas: 1) for 10 umpires and 2) for 10 club administrators
  • No more than 2 club administrators are permitted to enter the room
  • Those entering the room will be temperature checked.
  • All will need to sign the attendance record of entry

SANITISING

Saturday staff & committee will sanitise:

  • goal post padding after each round
  • surfaces, door handles, light switches regularly
  • toilet block before, during & after the day

TOILETS

 

  • Male toilet block will be closed – males can request access to the disabled toilet at the office
  • Female toilet block will be open - no more than 3 people are permitted at one time.
  • Toilets will be sanitised before, during and after each day
  • Strict Personal Hygiene measures are to be adhered to by the user ie) handwashing etc.
  • There will be no access to showers

WATER

  • Participants are encouraged not to use drinking fountains
  • Participants should bring their own NAMED water bottle, filled at home

MONEY

  • All purchases should be made via a card NOT CASH
  • Staff will wear gloves but if cash is used, it will be the participant’s responsibility to manage the risk of Covid transmission to themselves / their children.

KIOSK

 

  • There will be 2 lines set up for access to the kiosk.
  •  All patrons must maintain a distance of 1.5 m apart – we will have chalk markings
  • If ordering coffee, please move away from the kiosk and wait until your name is called to collect
  • Kiosk staff will apply condiments (sauces, mustard, soy sauces) where applicable
  • The kiosk will not be open on Fridays (Year 4)

FIRST AID

  • We have a qualified nurse (& doctor if needed) managing the first aid room
  • All injured / unwell will be temperature checked before entering
  •  Anyone with a fever / symptoms will be required to report to a Covid testing centre immediately
  • Routine sanitising and recording will be maintained

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