Return to Play Process

Please review as this has been updated as of September 1, 2020 

OS Return to Play Guide September 1, 2020

 

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

Changes to the Update RTP as of September 1, 2020 can be found on page8-10 and 18-19

Changes to the Update RTP as of July 31, 2020 can be found on page 10 - Trials/Try Outs/Evaluations

Changes to the updated RTP 9 (as of July 22) can be found on the below pages

- please make any necessary changes on the below word documents that have been provided earlier

page 8 - update on Phase II

page 10 - added formats

page 17 - Match Official Section- added modified game rules

Page 37 - added "district" as contact

page 40  - Legal Considerations  - Informed Consent U18 - player 17 and younger have parent sign

page 72 & 73 - Declaration of Compliance to be used by municipalities when go indoors.  Some municipalities may want if going into permitted fields .

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 RTP Guide in WORD CLICK HERE (July 31, 2020) - update for September 1, 2020 pending

Updated version on July 31, 2020 is on Page 10 in regards to Trials, Try Outs and Evaluations

updated version on July 22, please ensure you update your documents - the below are not updated from the July 22 version.

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 OVER 18 WAIVER Updated July 16, 2020

ONTARIO SOCCER COVID 19  U18 WAIVER Updated July 7, 2020

DECLARATION OF COMPLIANCE ENTRY BUILDING Updated July 16, 2020

Club Emergency Response Plan Template June 2020

CONTACT TRACING LOG UPDATED JULY 16, 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