Rio Grande Valley Jr Olympics HWY 83 2021 SPECTATOR, PLAYER AND COACHES PROTOCOL IMPORTANT: The information that follows is not intended or implied in any way to be a guarantee against possible exposure to COVID-19 or any other infectious diseases during attendance at the event. All those in attendance voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
LET’S KEEP EACH OTHER SAFE!
Face Mask Protocol Everyone over the age of 2 is required to bring and wear a mask at all times (staff, sponsors, spectators, adminstrators, coaches, players, ref teams and officials.) **If you cannot wear a mask for personal or other health reasons, please do not attend. That includes players on the court.
Non-Compliance Penalties Spectator non-compliance may result in match delay. Repeated violations will result in being escorted out of the venue or gymnasium. No refunds will be issued.
Player or coach non-compliance (on or off court) will be handled as “team violations” First offense is a warning, second will result in a point being awarded to the opposing team. Repeated violations will result in match forfeit or expulsion from the building.
Decision to Attend Anyone with risk factors should not attend. Those exhibiting any symptoms or signs of sickness or have been in contact with known positive cases should not attend. Anyone testing positive within the last 10 days from the start of the event should not attend. Acknowledges that you will abide by all event policies.
Attendance Limits Team rosters are limited to 12 athletes and 2 staff members. No more than 24 spectators per team will be allowed.
Bracelet Sales Bracelet sales will be limited to 2 per player.
Admission Process, Entry & Exits Will have a designated entry and exit zones. Social distance of 6’ is required at all times. Teams and spectators must leave the venue/gymnasium after completion of every match. Teams/parents that play back to back are allowed to stay for the following match. Ref team parents/spectators must exit venue/gymnasium.
Eating & Drinking Concession stand will have limited items. No eating will be allowed in gym area. No outside food is permitted.
Spectator Seatings & Courtside Behavior Bleachers seating will be spaced for social distancing. Personal chairs will not be allowed in the venue/gymnasium. Tripods cameras will not be allowed.
Match Changes Tradition of changing sides for each set will be eliminated. Only Starters line up on end lines. End of match handshakes between opponents will be eliminated. Teams shag their own volleyball during warm up. Teams should bring sanitizing and cleaning products for their team. Officials are required to use handheld whistles only. No tie-break sets will be played.
*PLAYER WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE GYM 10 MIN BEFORE THE NEXT MATCH
*GUESTS/PARENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO COME IN 5 MIN BEFORE THE MATCH BEGINS
Medical Evaluations Anyone who presents signs of illness will be asked to leave the venue/gymnasium immediately. If a player, coach or spectator is determined to be a person of concern by our athletic trainer, the team will forefeit that specific match and will be asked to exit the venue/gymnasium and no refunds will be issued.
Work Team Behaviors Officiating team must provide their own pens and pencils for scorekeeping. The same players must remain at score desk for the duration of the match. No flags will be used or lines judges. Consumption of food is not allowed at score tables.
Medical Team Plans The event will have a certified athletic trainer in the gym area.