Mistlin Fields Ripon
- Game Date(s): 03/27/2021 - 03/28/2021
ayment due to guarantee your spot: 8pm Friday, March 19, 2021
Final Deadline to enter if not sold out: 12pm Monday, March 22nd
Schedule posted by: Tuesday @ 5pm.
March 27-28: Mistlin Fields, Ripon
Schedule has been sent out to those participating. Thank you
Counties that are eligible to participate are: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Contra Costa, Sacramento, Alameda, Santa Clara, Amador, and Calaveras. These are the counties that border San Joaquin.
Payment Information: $300 Due to Reserve your spot. Then an additional $90 due each day for umpire. Home team = plate umpire. Visitor = Field.
COVID RULES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED:
- Face coverings to be worn when not participating in the activity (e.g., on the sidelines).
- Face coverings to be worn by coaches, support staff and observers at all times, and in compliance with the CDPH Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings.
- Observers maintain at least 6 feet from non-household members.
- No sharing of drink bottles and other personal items and equipment.
- Mixing with other households prior to and post any practice or competition must strictly adhere to current gathering guidance.
- Limit indoor sports activities (practice, conditioning) to comply with capacity limits (which shall include all athletes, coaches, and observers) indicated in current CDPH Gym & Fitness Center Guidance Capacity.
- Associated indoor activities for the team (e.g., dinners, film study) are prohibited if engaged in competition given evidence that transmission is more likely to occur in these indoor higher risk settings.
- Teams must not participate in out-of-state games and tournaments; several multistate outbreaks have been reported around the nation, including California residents.
Limitations on Observers
- Limit observation of youth sports (age 18 years and under) to immediate household members, and for the strict purpose of age appropriate supervision. This includes observation of practice and competition. Limit number of observers to ensure physical distance can be maintained, reduce potential crowding, and maintain indoor and outdoor capacity limits.
Permitted Youth and Recreational Adult Sports by Case Rate Threshold
- Physical conditioning, practice, skill-building, and training that can be conducted outdoors, with 6 feet of physical distancing, and within stable cohorts are authorized regardless of case rate or sport. Such activities may be conducted indoors consistent with restrictions by Tier in the Gym & Fitness Center Guidance Capacity.
Informed Consent – All Parents/Guardians Must Approve the Waiver for their child on the USSSA Online Roster at www.USSSA.com/login
- Due to the nature and risk of transmission while participating in Outdoor High-Contact and Moderate-Contact sports, provide information regarding risk to all parents/guardians of minors participating in such sports, and have each parent must approve the Waiver on the USSSA Online Roster before arriving indicating their understanding and acknowledgement of the risks indicated herein.
Hygiene and Equipment Sanitation
- When equipment is shared during an activity, participants perform hand hygiene (wash hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer) before play, during breaks, at half time, and after the conclusion of the activity.
- Balls or other objects or equipment can be touched by multiple players during practice and play if the above hand hygiene practices are followed.
Limitations on Mixing by Participants
Limit participation by athletes and coaches during practice and competition to one team, and refrain from participating with more than one team over the same season or time period.
Returning to Sports After Infection
- No one with symptoms of COVID-19 or who is in isolation or quarantine for COVID-19 is permitted to attend practices or competitions.
- Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 should consult their physician for testing and notify their coach, athletic trainer and/or school administrator of their symptoms and test results.
- Youths recovering from COVID-19 will have different paths to return to sports based on the severity of their illness. See the American Academy of Pediatrics Interim Guidance on Return to Sports  for additional guidance for more serious infections.
Vaccination of Eligible Households
- Sports participants, including coaches and support staff, are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated once eligible as vaccines will protect residents and reduce the likelihood of transmission from infected persons to others.