NOTE: SYSL Season and COVID Plan / Guidelines subject to change based on NJ State requirements. Please refer to CDC Guidelines (click here) for most current requirements. NJYS guidelines can be found here.
In addition, these considerations are meant to supplement – not replace – any state, local, territorial, or tribal health and safety laws, rules, and regulations with which youth sports organizations must comply.
This page explains SYSL's COVID-19 Plan and Guidelines as of March 2021. Updates will be made as new requirements or information becomes available.
The following areas are addressed below:
A printable copy of the SYSL COVID-19 Plan and Guidelines can be downloaded by clicking the link below.
Also please refer to the sub page "COVID Responsibilities" page (click here) for some additional guidelines for some responsibilities you should keep in mind.
Clubs can opt to use:
SYSL Created Google Form
SYSL Printable PDF of Questionnaire
Club – Own Form
May use own form whether it be:
Other digital method (SYSL must approve)
ANY QUESTIONNAIRE with an answer of "Yes" for any of the questions will result in that player not being eligible to play. The player cannot play again until every question on the questionnaire can be answered as "no."
A - COVID Positive Action Plan
This flowchart plan is the action that should be taken at each level when presented with a positive COVID-19 case.
B - Clearance Procedures
Those that tested positive or are confirmed positive cases, clearance to participate will require:
Those that were exposed or have potential:
C - Scheduling Adjustments
All Member Clubs must follow these minimum guidelines.
A – Sanitizing Areas and Equipment
B - When and Where Masks Should Be Worn
C - Team Benches & Spectators Attending Events
D - Coin Toss Before the Game
E – Substitutions During the Game
F - Game Closing
G - Games Played and Related Points