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***PLEASE RSVP TO VT.ELITE.HOOPS@GMAIL.COM***

***OUR SAFETY RULES WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED AND ENFORCED***

Click here for Covid-19 Waiver (MUST BE COMPLETED)

Click Here for Ready to Play Screening (Covid-19 Questionnaire) MUST BE DONE BEFORE EVERY PRACTICE

Click here for  Covid Parent Letter (PLEASE READ)

Phase 1:

Lowest Risk: Performing skill-building drills or conditioning at home, alone or

with family members.

Phase 1 Protocols: 

  • Players work within their immediate family or shelter in place community.
  • Virtual workouts. Coaches must get approval from the organization to move out of this phase!

Phase 2:

Increasing Risk: Team-based practice.

Phase 2 Protocols: 15 Players ONLY may attend at once RSVP 

  • Social distancing Maintained
  • No High Fives, fist bumps, etc.
  • Coaches wear FACE COVERINGS
  • Players have individual equipment
  • Towel
  • Basketball
  • Water Bottle
  • Face coverings
  • Players and coaches undergo screening before attending practice.
  • Includes temperature check
  • Complete online or paper screening tool
  • All practices are conducted at outdoor facilities and courts.
  • All participants and coaches wash and sanitize hands at regular intervals
  • No more than 15 participants.
  • Parents MUST stay in their vehicles if your watching practice. At no point is the
  • player allowed to return to the vehicle for any belongings after check-in.

Phase 3:

More Risk: Within-team competition.

Phase 3 Protocols: (20 Players)  20 Players ONLY may attend at once RSVP 

  • Coaches wear masks
  • Moderate Social Distancing Maintained
  • No High Fives, fist bumps, etc.
  • When outside of contact drills Social Distancing continues
  • All participants and coaches wash and sanitize hands at regular intervals
  • Players have individual equipment
  • Towel
  • Water Bottle
  • Face coverings
  • Basketball
  • Players and coaches undergo screening before attending practice.
  • Includes temperature check
  • Complete online or paper screening tool
  • Contact Drills and competition
  • Players will be assigned contact groups and those groups will be
  • maintained so as to limit exposure.
  • Continue use of outdoor facilities
  • Parents MUST stay in their vehicles if your watching practice. At no point is the
  • player allowed to return to the vehicle for any belongings after check-in.

Phase 4:

Even More Risk: Full competition between teams from the same local geographic

area.

Phase 4 Protocols: (25 Players ONLY must RSVP)

  • Coaches wear Face coverings
  • Players have individual equipment
  • Towel
  • Water Bottle
  • Basketball
  • All participants and coaches wash and sanitize hands at regular intervals
  • Players, coaches and event attendees undergo screening before attending practice
  • or games.
  • Includes temperature check
  • Complete online or paper screening tool
  • Continued use of Outdoor facilities
  • Competition among teams from Chittenden and surrounding counties.

Phase 5: ( 25+ Players)

Higher Risk: Full competition between teams from different geographic areas

held in Vermont.

Phase 5 Protocols:

  • Coaches wear Face Coverings
  • Players have individual equipment
  • Towel
  • Water Bottle
  • Players, coaches and event attendees undergo screening before attending practice
  • or games.
  • Includes temperature check
  • Complete online or paper screening tool
  • All participants and coaches wash and sanitize hands at regular intervals
  • Continued use of Outdoor facilities
  • Competition among teams from areas deemed not to be Ã???????????Ã??????????Ã?????????Ã????????Ã???????Ã??????Ã?????Ã????Ã???Ã??Ã?¢??hot spotsÃ???????????Ã??????????Ã?????????Ã????????Ã???????Ã??????Ã?????Ã????Ã???Ã??Ã?¢?? per the
  • Vermont Department of Health.
  • Competition to be held in Vermont.
  • Some resumption of indoor play
  • Strict capacity guidelines

Phase 6:

Highest Risk: Full competition between teams from different geographic areas,

incorporating travel outside of Vermont.

Phase 6 Protocols

  • Coaches wear Face coverings
  • Players have individual equipment
  • Towel
  • Water Bottle
  • All participants and coaches wash and sanitize hands at regular intervals
  • Players, coaches and event attendees undergo screening before attending practice or games.
  • Includes temperature check
  • Complete online or paper screening tool
  • Full resumption of indoor play
  • Travel outside of Vermont
  • With continued guidance of Vermont Department of health

Club Responsibilities

  • Distribute and post Return to Play protocols
  • Be sensitive and accommodating to parents that may be uncomfortable with returning to play
  • Train and educate all on Return to Play protocols
  • Provide adequate court space for social distancing, as outlined in return to play protocols and as
  • applicable to the various phases
  • As a club our highest priority is to keep all families and players safe
  • We will follow the direction of our Governor, VT health Department and CDC
  • We will enter each phase with caution and heavy review of the data
  • The organization has a right to cancel any phases base on safety

Coach Responsibilities

  • Follow all Return to Play protocols
  • Send athletes home if they are not feeling well
  • Ensure all athletes have their own individual equipment (ball, water, pinnie, etc.)
  • Ensure activities provide adequate social distancing, as applicable
  • Respect players, parents and families by accommodating those that may not yet be comfortable
  • returning

COACHES MUST GET APPROVAL TO ENTER EACH PHASE!

  • Parent Responsibilities
  • If you are not comfortable having your child return to play, DONT
  • Check childs temperature and utilize VT Elite Symptom Screener tool prior to attending any
  • activities
  • Ensure childs clothing is washed after every activity
  • Ensure all equipment is sanitized prior to any activity
  • Notify Club/coach if your child becomes ill for any reasons
  • Supply your child with individual sanitizer
  • Adhere to all social distancing expectations
  • Ensure your child has plenty of water
  • We will need signed waivers from all players if they are participating in any VT ELITE Function

Player Responsibilities

  • If you are not comfortable with returning to play, DONT
  • Adhere to all Return to Play protocols
  • Wash hands thoroughly before, during and after all activities
  • Ensure all equipment ( ball, pinnie or uniform) is sanitized prior to any activity
  • Do not share water, food, or equipment
  • Respect and practice social distancing, as required in these guidelines
  • Place equipment, bags, etc. at least 6 feet apart
  • No high 5s, handshakes, knuckles, or group celebrations