Return to Play Process

Clubs are to 

  1. Read and understand Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play Guide (the plan) – Protocols and Recommendations document.
  2. All affiliated Clubs and Academies must prepare their own Return to Play Plans for use within their membership. Use of Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play Guide (see below) is encouraged.
  3. All affiliated Clubs and Academies must complete Canada Soccer's Risk Assessment Tool( to be completed by ONE executive from club). Please do not complete this tool until you have completed step 1 and 2 above. Do not forward or share the online link tool with others. Please note that Ontario Soccer will be hosting webinars the week of June 22 to assist clubs with the process, further information will be sent from Ontario Soccer
  4. Canada Soccer will send clubs an email advising them of their risk level.  In this email you may have a letter/email from Ontario Soccer stating "Best of success as you use our Return to Play Guide and plan to bring soccer back to your community". 
  5. Ontario Soccer will send the club and the district an email acknowledging that your risk assessment is low

  6. Collect documents required, as well as the new "Ontario Soccer COVID 19 Waiver"
  7. Register Players/Staff into OSCAR
    Please note as processes are being updated and/or improved EMSA will update this page.

Please note that content used cannot be used in a manner that does not align with Ontario Soccer and the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 directives, protocols and guidelines that are in place now and in the future

Ontario Soccer Return to Play Guide - June 2020

The below documents are within the Return to Play Guide, but EMSA as created their own document for easier use for the clubs.  

Ontario Soccer COVID 19 Waiver Over 18 Updated July 6, 2020

Ontario Soccer COVID 19 WAIVER U18 Updated July 6, 2020

Declaration of Compliance Entering Facility- COVID 19 Updated July 6, 2020

Club Emergency Response Plan Template June 2020

Contract Tracing Log June 2020

COVID Symptons Checklist June 2020

RTP Protocol - CLUB June 2020

RTP Protocol - Player/Parents June 2020

RTP Protocol - Coaches June 2020

RTP Protocol - Match Officials June 2020

RTP Equipment Safety and Cleaning June 2020

RTP Providing a Safe & Clean Environment June 2020

RTP Risk Management and Insurance June 2020