Public & Staff Modifications

Break Away will operate within the guidelines set forth by Dane County Department of Health (see current emergency order). We will also be taking our own steps to help minimize exposure to contaminants & contagions inside our facility. We will need all participants to understand & follow the guidelines set below.


The basics are stay away if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has symptoms, stay 6ft away from others when off the field, & bring own sanitizer and masks (we will NOT have masks available)


Everyone has the responsibility to play according to the policies listed below and keep everyone as safe as possible from the passing of contagions to one another. Players shall understand the following requirements and responsibilities:

1.Prior to coming to Break Away for participation, each player is required to take their body temperature and self-monitor for other signs and/or symptoms of COVID-19 as described on the CDC website including: fever, cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, diarrhea, vomiting, and/or an elevated temperature above 100.4 degrees. They must also understand that if they or anyone in their household in which they live show an elevated body temperature above 100 degrees or any other COVID-19 signs/symptoms, they must not enter Break Away, and seek medical instructions on what personal steps they should take for their wellbeing and others.


2.By enter Break Away the participant is indicating that they understand the signs/symptoms of COVID-19 and affirm that neither they nor anyone in their household:

                a. currently have, nor have experienced any of the symptoms listed above within the last 14 days.

                b. have not been diagnosed with Covid-19 and have not knowingly been exposed to anyone diagnosed with Covid-19 within                      the past 30 days.


3.The individual agrees, if they show any signs/or symptoms of COVID-19, Break Away staff has the authority to require the individual to leave the facility immediately and agree that they shall seek medical instructions on what personal steps they should take for their wellbeing and for the safety of others.


4.Players shall only come 5 - 10 minutes before the scheduled activity, dressed ready to play and agree to leave immediately after completion of my activities/game(s) unless otherwise informed.


5.Everyone should understand that they must make every effort through their outfit for play and with their actions, help minimize any spread of contagions including COVID-19. As such, they understand that Shirt Sleeves are REQUIRED.


6.Player MUST keep social distance when off the field including within the bench area (distancing is not required while playing). Decals/markings will be placed in common areas as a reminder to keep social distance. This physical distancing is required by the current Dane County Emergency Order.


7.Each player agrees to wash my hands as often as possible especially before and after play.


8.Players agree to bring my own protective gear to increase personal protection (mask, gloves, hand wipes and/or hand sanitizer).


9.Teams/players should bring their own soccer balls & equipment.


10.Safety modifications are subject to change based on Dane County health regulations & orders.


Players must sign a new Consent Form that will be filed for the upcoming season. Each player must read the Covid information and restrictions listed above and within the consent form to which they shall agree to abide to the requirements. Any participation to the contrary will be grounds for removal from further participation without refund to any player(s).

Facility Supervision, League Modification and Sanitizing by staff

1.Supervising Temporary Limitation of Spectator Access

        a. Maximum facility capacity of 100 souls (We will turn away spectators if necessary)

        b. Limited concessions including
              i. the suspension of beer sales.
              ii. Pre-bottled and pre-packaged product only – No fountain drinks


2. Limited Areas Open to Public
   a. Upstairs closed reducing the potential of contaminated air disbursement from above
   b. Limited use of side spectator areas to reduce touch contact surfaces - closed during adult games
   c. Some spectator seating and serving tables removed to assist in social distancing and reduce touch contact surfaces.
   d. Enforcing player game limitations as required by limited public use


3. Game starts will be temporarily Staggered to control occupancy and improve social distancing off the field.


4. Facility Sanitizing
   a. Continual disinfecting high-touch surfaces in player benches, common areas, and bathrooms multiple times throughout the                       day/evening
   b. More in-depth end of night spray disinfectant of field walls, plexi-glass, bench area, bathrooms, and other common areas


5. Officials
   a. Masked depending on personal and/or government mandates
   b. Hand held whistles
   c. Wiping of game ball before the start of each half

6. Providing additional hand sanitizing throughout the facility


7. Continuous fresh air intake


8. NO LOANING/LENDING OF EQUIPMENT to reduce cross contamination: pullovers, shinguards, goalie gloves or lost and found will NOT be available.


9. Front Counter Staff Protection Shields


10. Every staff member is required to attend training on new protocols, to assist in infection control processes before returning to work


11. Additions, eliminations and/or modifications – Subject to change