PARENT/GUARDIAN REMINDER (28/07/2021)

PARENT/GUARDIAN REMINDER (28/07/2021)

Dear Members,

Following yesterday’s announcement for a return to basketball, FDBA wishes to remind all members that a number of restrictions are in place to ensure compliance with COVID Safety regulations.

FDBA will not tolerate abuse or poor treatment of staff, supervisors or referees. We understand that restrictions are difficult and ask for your support to assist with a safe return to basketball.

Players, Parents/Guardians, Scorers, Referees will not be granted entry to any FDBA venue until the previous games’ personal have left the playing space. Separate entry and exit points will be marked at all FDBA venues.

As per changes in Restrictions from 11:59 pm Wednesday 28th July; Victoria, Community Sport

Community sport:

  • Open for all ages, training and competition. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Limited to minimum number of people required to participate in and facilitate the activity (i.e. players, coaches)

Spectators not allowed (excludes people necessary for events such as teachers, instructors, trainers, coaches, umpires, carers, parents and guardians)

In accordance with the Victorian Government restrictions and Basketball Victoria’s ORANGE-50 Guidelines (Announcement), the following will apply at all FDBA venues for both domestic and representative competitions:

DOMESTIC

  • Maximum 1 x coach, team manager and scorer per team (not counted as a spectator)
  • Maximum of 1 parent/guardian, per player under the age of 18 (This includes siblings and children, not negotiable. And siblings playing in other teams playing in previous/next time slots)
  • Check-in mandatory (QR Code preferred)
  • Masks must be worn by all patrons over 12 years of age at all times indoors unless medically exempt. Players, coaches and referees are exempt while on court participating in an exertive role
  • Teams must immediately vacate the court and the venue on completion of match

REPRESENTATIVE

  • Maximum 1 x coach, assistant coach, and team manager (not counted as a spectator). This means that if you are assigning scorers they will need to come from your team’s spectator allowance.
  • Maximum of 1 parent/guardian, per player under the age of 18 (this includes siblings and children, not negotiable. And siblings playing in other VJBL teams playing in previous/next time slots)
  • Check-in mandatory (QR Code preferred)
  • Masks must be worn by all patrons over 12 years of age at all times indoors unless medically exempt. Players, coaches and referees are exempt while on court participating in an exertive role
  • Teams must immediately vacate the court and the venue on completion of match.

FDBA Staff and Covid Marshalls will be monitoring teams and parent/guardian numbers and Covid 19 compliance at all FDBA venues.

We also wish to reminder players that those over the age of 12, must wear masks until the commencement of their games warm-up, and wear them as they exit the stadium.

Spectator limitations are required to ensure compliance with density quotients in stadium areas defined as useable space.

Regards

Dion Paull – Operations Manager