UPDATE to Coronavirus Policy 

 March 6th2020 


PSPL Clubs:

With the recent cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus virus in Washington state, we wish to communicate to all PSPL clubs, teams, players, coaches, game officials & families about best practices to protect everyone at soccer events.

At this time, PSPL competitions  will continue as scheduled for March 7 and March 8 match dates. We will continue to monitor the situation, and update if there are any changes to this plan. In addition to the CDC & Washington Department of Health recommendations, please see the recommendations below for PSPL games & practices in order for us all to protect ourselves and those around us.

  • Players or parents feeling ill should not attend PSPL soccer matches or practices 
  • No handshakes, high fives, fist pumps, chest bumps, huddles, group celebrations, etc. 
  • No pre or post game handshakes between players, coaches & officials - teams should continue to show good sportsmanship by clapping or cheering for the opposition team 
  • Water bottles should NOT be shared
  • If you bring food or drinks to games, please ensure that you discard of any items yourself 
  • All players & teams are advised to carry & use hand sanitizer

To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, please follow these important tips:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • All adults and children should stay home when sick. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Individuals with chronic health issues and/or individuals experiencing severe symptoms should be evaluated by a medical professional

 Health Agency Resources:  

The Puget Sound Premier League, sanctioned by US Club Soccer, is the fastest growing league for competitive soccer teams in Washington State. The PSPL was founded in 2007 with 12 teams and now has nearly 2,000 teams in 2019. In its 11th year, the league supports clubs that produce national champions and college standouts.

For more information on the PSPL, please visit: www.psplsoccer.com.

League contacts:

· info@pugetsoundpremierleague.com

· www.pspl.surfsoccer.com

· www.psplsoccer.com

· 1-800-662-6992