Group Protocols

Group Protocols (as at Jan 4, 2021)

NUMBER of PARTICIPANTS

  • Density quotient of 1 person per 4m2 (indoor) OR 1 person per 2m2 (outdoor)
  • Training: recommended no more than 20 people per court in addition to the coach >  2 groups of 10, each with a coach / maximum 50 people per group
  • Matches: minimum number of people required to play ie) 2 x team, coach, umpire, team manager, scorer.
  • Players & coaches must minimise movement between groups
  • Training / Match times will be staggered to ensure to ensure minimal contact between groups
  • All participants must “get in, train/play, get out”
SPECTATORS
  • Spectators are permitted where venue capacity allows ie) density quotients above
  • Spectators must adhere to gathering restrictions & personal hygiene measures
  • At indoor venues, spectators must register by scanning the QR Code 
  • At our outdoor venue, spectators must register with their team Covid Safety Officer 

SKILLS

  • Full contact training & competition permitted for all ages

FACILITIES

  • Abide by designated entry / exit points 
  • Limited use of communal facilities > toilets, for participants ONLY. There is a public Council exe-loo in the park for anyone else
  • When queuing at the kiosk or office, abide by social distancing rules and wear a mask
  • Strict Personal Hygiene measures are to be adhered to by the user ie) handwashing etc.
  • Surfaces must be sanitised after each session – toilet seat, taps, handles
  • Masks must be worn when indoors

FOR INDOOR STADIUM:

  • All - except players - must register by scanning the QR Code on entering the stadium; players' attendance is recorded by the team Covid Safety officer.
  • Players must enter & exit their court via the designated points as defined by BSC
  • Players must not gather at the stadium entry & exit points
  • Participants may have their temperature checked as they enter the stadium
  • All spectators & non- players must wear a face mask at all times

INJURY

  • Be mindful that participants may not be “netball fit” after a long period of no training
  • Ensure a graded return to minimise the risk of injury
  • Must wear gloves when administering first aid & dispose of them after

EQUIPMENT

  • Each team to provide their own ball, bibs, first aid kit & sanitising products
  • Balls are to be washed with disinfectant after each session - Refer:Sanitising your balls
  • Limit the changing of bibs and wash after every session
  • Avoid touching bibs & then your face or allowing the bibs to touch your face when swapping - they may be carrying the virus after people have coughed, sneezed or shouted.
  • Minimise the use of shared equipment such as skipping ropes, weights, mats > all such equipment must be washed down after each session
  • Goal posts / padding must be washed with disinfectant after each session 
  • All frequently used surfaces must be wiped down after each session ie) door handles, benches, equipment boxes

HYGIENE

  • Personal hygiene measures will be adhered to at all times
  • Equipment will be treated as above
  • Coaches will ensure that all players use hand sanitser before and after each session
  • All participants to maintain a distance of 1.5m apart & wear a mask when not playing 
  • Coaches to consider vulnerable participants at increased risk of infection
  • Each team will be required to nominate ONE person who will be responsible for maintaining all above protocols at each session

CONTACT TRACING

  • All coaches / clubs must maintain an accurate record of participants at each session including all personnel, supervisors, parents and spectators
  • All non-players must register using the QR Code at indoor facilities
  • Coaches should strongly advise all team members to download the COVIDSafe app

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