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Skokie AYSO Return to Play Protocol

Field monitors will be at every field to handle procedures and enforce guidelines.

- Temperature taken and wellness screening questions asked (players, coaches, referees and other officials)
- All participants logged including coaches and referees

- Sanitize equipment (ball, cones, goal posts) after each game
- Keep attendance log of spectators, players, and coaches
- All players must have a signed AYSO COVID-19 waiver to play (field monitors will collect waivers)

Activity Limitations:
- Mostly non-scrimmage soccer activities that maintain 6ft between players and with masks mandatory
- No more than 15 minutes of scrimmage per session with masks strongly recommended

Player Safety Requirements: Players will not be allowed to play without all of the following:
- Shin guards
- Soccer cleats or gym shoes
- Own ball with name written on it
- Own water bottle with name written on it

Field Rules:
- No mixing of players or coaches between groups
- No sharing of pinnies, balls, or water bottles
- Everyone on sidelines, including players, must wear masks
- No more than 50 participants including players, coaches, referees and spectators
  * Additional spectators need to be > 30 feet away from the field

- Only essential spectators on the sidelines
- Social distancing on the sidelines, including players (six feet)
  * six feet from each other and six feet from the touch line
  * families in same household can sit together but still six feet from others
- Coach should be six feet from players. No huddles.
- No benches (e.g. no collapsible benches). Participants can bring chairs.
- No post-game handshakes.
- No goal high fives, chest bumps, etc.
- Players & spectators must leave the field immediately after game ends
- Any post-game talks should be limited and social distanced
- Players that arrive early for next game must wait 30 feet from the game / field.
- Coaches are limited to coaching only their teams and substitutes are not allowed
- If referees are present, must wear masks and use non-blow whistles

AYSO Guidance, Return to Play:

State of Illinois, Phase 4 Youth Sports Guidelines:

State of Illinois, Youth Recreational Sports Restrictions, Fall 2020:


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AYSO Skokie Region 568

P.O. Box 827 
Skokie, Illinois 60076

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 847-676-2976
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