For the safety of all players, their families, and team staff, we appreciate your full cooperation with the following policy:
For practices when fields remain open:
– The decision to practice is up to the coach and the coach will need to communicate to their team their decision .
– If inclement weather rolls in during practice and you need to cancel early, a member of the team staff must stay on-site until all players have been picked up.
– If there are any occurrences of lightning within 10 miles of the field, the field MUST be cleared immediately and remain cleared for 30-minutes after the final occurrence.
– Notice of field closure for during the week will be made by 4p. Closures will be posted online via our social pages, website, and email.
– If fields are closed, all soccer activities are cancelled. No exceptions.
For games when fields are open:
– When there is a referee present for the game, the referee will make the decision on if/when to stop the game if inclement weather comes through. For BRSL matches, please review the complete policy 11.6 on their website.
– For coach referees, you will make the decision with the opposing coach if/when to stop the game.
– As long as one half of the game has been played the game will not be rescheduled.
– For PreK and K, if weather is forecasted during your field time, please cut your practice short and begin the game early.
– If you have to cancel a game prior to completion of the first half, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a reschedule.
– Notice of field closures will be made by 4p for Kindergarten and 7:30a for Saturday rec matches, 10a for Sat/Sun BRSL and academy matches. Closures will be posted online via our social pages, website, and email, and BRSL team manager will be contacted directly.
– If fields are closed, all games will be cancelled and rescheduled.
For both practices and games: We do practice and play in the rain/snow as long as field conditions are safe for play.