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Spring 2021 Covid Guidelines for Referees 

Officials: 

At all times; 

• Stay at least 6 feet from anyone as much as possible. 

• Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth. 

Spitting or rinsing the mouth with water is to be avoided. 

• Cough into elbow. 

Stay home if not feeling well and communicate to the Referee Administrator. 

Pre-game: 

Prior to arrival, wash hands with soap or alcohol-based solution for at least 20 seconds. Arrival in full uniform is recommended. Maintain six (6) foot distance from players, coaches, spectators and referee team for 

all administrative procedures. Mask is recommended for pre-game duties. No handshakes with coaches, players, or spectators, Coin toss options: 

a. Modified. One player from each team; center official; no handshakes; physical distancing. b. No coin toss. Home team selects the half of the field. Away team will take 

kick-off. During play: 

• Masks are not required for referees during active play. 

Assistant referees are recommended to wear breathable face coverings unless wearing a mask causes breathing problems. Referees are recommended to stay a minimum of six (6) feet away from players, coaches, spectators, and the referee team during dynamic play and stationary play at all times. Avoid spitting. 

Cough into your elbow. 

• Do not share whistles or, if possible, any other referee equipment. 

• If not feeling well during the game at any time, go home immediately. 

the game flowing to limit groups of players congregating, i.e., set plays. 

Post-game: 

After the game, applaud the players and coaches, but handshakes are not permitted; fist bumps/elbow bumps are not recommended. If shared, wipe down the handles of flags with an alcohol-based rub or wash with soap and water. Upon completion of the match, wash hands with soap or alcohol-based solution for at least 20 seconds.

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