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THE FOLLOWING IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING SAY SOCCER MEMBERS WITH GUIDANCE, RESOURCES, AND INFORMATION THAT CONTAINS IMPORTANT UPDATES CONCERNING SAY SOCCER'S ONGOING RESPONSE TO THE COVID - 19 PANDEMIC. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS FLUID AND CAN CHANGE BASED ON THE LATEST GUIDLINES AND PROTOCOLS PUT IN PLACE BY THE SAY NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS. FOR ANY CLARIFICATIONS OR ASSISTANCE PLEASE CONTACT THE SAY NATIONAL OFFICE.

HOLD HARMLESS WITH COVID - 19   

Click the link above to access the latest Hold Harmless form for participating members. this new form includes waiver/release for injury, loss and communicable diseases including COVID - 19. As a reminder every player within your organization MUST have a parent or guardian

sign off on this statement. 

**If you use Sports Connect as your registration platform and integrate with SAY Soccer this updated form will automatically be added to your program set up**


SAY RETURN TO PLAY RECOMMENDATIONS  

Click the link above to access recommendations for SAY Soccer members to adhere to when their state’s return-to-play parameters have been established. While SAY Soccer takes pride in our organization’s approach to the spirit of ‘reasonable flexibility’, these protocols should be applied in conjunction with all relevant guidance from USOPC, U.S. Soccer, federal and state authorities, health professionals, OSHA and information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


NEXT STEPS: TEST POSITIVE/BEEN EXPOSED  

Click the link above to access recommendations for if one of your players, coaches or referees tests positive for COVID-19, or is belied to have been exposed to or is showing symptoms of COVID-19. 



ALTERNATIVES TO LEAGUE PLAY  

Many of our members have contacted us asking if they are able to move and/or deviate from traditional seasons. The answer is yes, pending future communication from the WHO, CDC, NIH and U.S. Soccer, that would indicate it is safe to play. SAY Soccer has the flexibility in our programming to fully sanction and insure your programs for alternative methods of organizing play. If you are unable to run a typical league for your community, follow the link above to check out these great alternatives available through SAY Soccer.  


U.S. SOCCER PLAY ON  

During the next few weeks, U.S. Soccer will share a host of resources in line with federal, state and national sporting organization guidelines under a new initiative called U.S. Soccer PLAY ON. These guidelines and best practices are intended for use WHEN AND IF your local authorities have deemed it safe to return to the practice field. U.S. Soccer is in no way endorsing holding practices or games in violation of any federal, state or local mandates.


OUR PARTNERS CAN HELP  

SAY and its National Partners are committed to continuing to provide a high standard of support to all of our members. Click the link above to find out how our partners can help when it comes to activities and resources that will keep your players engaged and safe during these uncertain times.


CDC GUIDELINES  

Click the link above to access Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. This page also includes helpful links to important CDC information as well as informative content from other experts in the youth sports industry


U.S. OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE 

Click the above link to view the latest resources and recommendations from the USOPC and TEAM USA concerning COVID - 19


CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS  

Click the link above to access resources providing guidelines and helpful links to important content from organizations and experts in the special needs and sports industries.


NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOC. 

The COVID 19 pandemic presents a myriad of challenges to high school athletic and activity programs. To help address some of those challenges, the National Federation of State High School Associations has developed “COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators."


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