COVID-19 Info Page

COVID-19 INFORMATION PAGE

This page has been updated May 28, 2020.

 

RETURN TO PLAY PROTOCOL

PHASE 1 - Great Coach Phase 1. Small Group 9 kids - 1 coach. 

No Interaction / NON - Contact - Located in Outside Venue. No shared equipment

**Begins June 2nd, 2020 

  • Registered Players / Parents must be cleared to play through the Great Coach protocol 30 minutes before each training session. 

  • Registered Players / Coaches enter through North Gate - Exit through South Gate.

  • Field is marked into Quadrant 50 x 30 with coach walkway. (see below).

  • Parents remain in car.

  • No carpooling. 

  • Only registered Bend FC players and Bend FC coaches permitted inside the field fence line. 

  • Players are encouraged to wear masks upon entering and exiting the field.  Players may opt to wear masks during training.

  • Coaches will be required to wear masks.

  • Hand sanitizer at North Gate / Hand Sanitizer at South Gate provided by Bend FC Timbers used upon entering and exiting the complex.

  • Players and coaches will sanitize hands upon entering field complex and exiting field complex.

  • Players will bring their own Hand Sanitizer to use during breaks. 

  • Players place their equipment/water bottle in their marked personal area. 

  • No shared equipment (including soccer ball, water bottle). 

  • Players will clean and disinfect all equipment and clothing before and after training. 

  • 1-hour block with 2019-20 players. 45 minutes of work. 15 minutes buffer to leave. Staggered leaving upon the end of each session.

  • Practice times set to maximize social distancing of at least 10’.

  • Players have 1 session a week. 9 players at a time. Those 9 players remain in the same group during Phase 1. 

  • All sessions are created by our Directors so that all coaches adhere to the same practice protocols.

  • No non-essential travel permitted outside of the region.

  • Notify Bend FC Stafff immediately if you, or someone in your family has tested positive for COVID.

            

      


 

CURRENT BFCT PROGRAMS STATUS

  • U11-U19 Competitive Academy – Return to Play Phase 1. June 2, 2020.
  • Jr Academy 2019-20 – Cancelled. Credits Issued via email
  • Technical Performance Academy Spring 2020 – Cancelled. Credits Issued via email
  • Future Timbers Spring 2020 – Cancelled. Credits Issued via email
  • COSL Spring League Spring 2020 - Cancelled. Credits Issued via email
  • BFCT 2020/21 Tryouts – Will be held 2 weeks after our OYSA mandated Return to Play Date. 

   

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When will we know if programming is going to be canceled instead of just postponed?
We have to take a variety of factors into consideration. The biggest impact on our programming comes back to the Governor’s decisions on how long the schools will be postponed. Most clubs around the state rent from school district fields, and if the schools remain closed, it is likely that OYSA will change their stance from postponing to cancellations.
Our feeling is that most of our kids and families will be eager to get back on the field when we are able to, and so that is why our stance currently is to postpone.
If the timeline starts pushing further into the summer, we will then make the tougher decisions on modifying/shortening the season or canceling.

What is the plan for refunds? 
Currently, our Board of Directors and BFCT staff is looking at a refund policy for the present situation. This has a great impact on the financial position of the club and the ability to deliver future programming, so we want to be careful and look to the long-term while
balancing the needs and expectations of our membership. That being said, we are hopeful that we will be able to complete our programming as promised as well as offer some additional at-home resources to get everyone through this time.