Terms and conditions
Return to Soccer Assessment Tool
In view of the current outbreak of COVID-19, this assessment tool provides guidance to organizers planning on resuming training or club activities during the current outbreak of COVID-19.All planning for training or club activities must be in compliance with Canada Soccer's Return to Soccer Guildelines.
This assessment tool incorporates factors from the general WHO risk assessment and mitigation checklist for training and gatherings as well as additional factors relating to sporting events, which should enable clubs and organizers to determine a more accurate overall risk score for their specific situation.
In order to accurately provide answers within this assessment tool, organizers must be knowledgeable on the current COVID-19 outbreak. The organizers should reference the daily global COVID-19 situation reports, the national COVID-19 situation reports, together with all applicable Provincial/Territorial Health Authority guidelines, and the requirements of any Municipal authorities in relation to the COVID 19 situation.
It must be ensured that this assessment tool is conducted using the most up to date information provided by local public health authorities.
For the overall determination, factors under consideration include:
the current stage of the COVID-19 outbreak and known transmission dynamics
the number of participants, catchment area, and their individual risk profile
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the mitigation measures that are currently in place or feasible
It is important to remember that while mitigation measures can reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections, they cannot completely eliminate the threat.
If movement restrictions and further measures have been established in the Province, Territory or Municipality this Risk Assessment does not apply.
THE RETURN TO SOCCER ASSESSMENT TOOL IS A GUIDELINE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF COVID RELATED RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE RETURN TO SOCCER. AT ALL TIMES IT IS THE USER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSESS AND MANAGE THE RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THE RETURN TO SOCCER ACTIVITIES IN THEIR SPECIFIC SITUATION. THE RESULTS OF THIS ASSESSMENT TOOL DO NOT REPLACE OR OVERULE ANY NATIONAL, PROVINCIAL, TERRITORIAL, MUNICIPAL OR ANY OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS OR REGULATIONS CURRENTLY IN PLACE. THE INFORMATION AND RESULTS PROVIDED HEREIN IS NOT INTENDED TO BE, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE, HEALTH OR LEGAL ADVICE. ALL INFORMATION AND RESULTS PROVIDED HEREIN IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE ASSESSMENT TOOL IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO ORGANIZATIONS AND CLUBS AS THEY PREPARE TO RETURN TO SOCCER AND RELATED ACTIVITIES AND PRIOR TO SEEKING FINAL APPROVAL FROM THE VARIOUS LEVELS OF SPORTS GOVERNING BODIES WITHIN CANADA. CANADA SOCCER OR ITS MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR CLAIMS THAT, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ARISE FROM THE USE OF THE ASSESSMENT TOOL.