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COVID-19 Message from your Board

 Ojai AYSO Region 147 COVID- 19 Guidelines

Updated October 28, 2021 

We look forward to a fun and safe Fall 2021 soccer season. Throughout the season, the Ojai AYSO Board will continue to monitor the guidelines from AYSO National, Ventura County Public Health, and the CDC in order to guide coaches, referees, parents, and players on safe play.  We will update these recommendations weekly throughout the season. The guidelines will be posted on the Website and at the Information booths. 

Please be aware and respectful of the following: 
 
1) A COVID-19 waiver form from AYSO has been signed for each player at registration.
2) We ask that only well children and adults participate.  We will ask families to monitor their children, and adults to monitor themselves, and stay home if they have symptoms of fever or cough or exposure to someone with Covid-19 or are ill with Covid-19.
3) We encourage contactless greetings- no shaking hands or high fives.
4) Communal snacks and drinks during halftime and after the game are discouraged.  We ask that all food and drink be provided by players’ own families- not to be shared with other families. 
5) Spectators will be allowed at practices and games.
6) Currently, Ventura County Public Health is not recommending or requiring masks for outdoor events at this time. Therefore coaches, referees, spectators, and players will not be required to wear a mask.  If an individual person chooses to wear a mask during soccer events, this will be respected.  



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Ojai AYSO Protocol for COVID-19 Exposure or Illness

National AYSO Return To Play Guidelines
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Ojai AYSO  Protocol for COVID-19 Exposure or Illness

Updated October 28, 2021

Ojai AYSO, Region 147 will use the Ventura County Public Health, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and CDC in conjunction with the  National AYSO Return To Play Guidelines to guide our Board Members, Referees, Coaches, volunteers, players and families in safe play this fall. 


In the event of a COVID-19 exposure or illness, the following will apply: 

  1. If a Covid-19 exposure or illness is reported an Incident Report will be filled out. (AYSO Incident Report Form)

  2. The incident report will be shared with the Regional Commissioner and the Safety Director. 

  3. Ill children and adults will be advised to go home, stay home and seek medical care. 

  4. The area and equipment used by ill individuals will be cleaned and disinfected. 

  5. Close contacts of ill individuals and Health Officials will be notified. National AYSO has created a letter for our region to use.

  6. Exposures or possible exposures will be kept confidential. 

  7. Per AYSO National Return to Play Guidelines: 

Post Covid-19 Exposure Return to Play Clearance

Mandatory Physician’s Note for Return to Play

In addition to compliance with all the required medical, isolation and quarantine guidance above, parents or guardians of players must provide one of the following three forms of return to play clearance documentation: 

1) Letter from a medical doctor; or

2) Documentation of permission to return to school; or

3) Evidence of a negative Covid-19 test result.

Please submit this documentation to the AYSO Regional COVID-19 Reporting Point of Contact (the Regional Commissioner Cindy Carver) and AYSO Coach. 


If a volunteer or Coach or Referee is told about an ill child or adult or a possible COVID-19 exposure. Please do the following:

  1. Keep the information confidential! 

  2. Notify the Regional Commissioner, Cindy Carver at 805-795-0587 as soon as possible. If notified in writing, please provide that as well.


COVID-19 Info and Updates

National AYSO Return to Play Guidelines

AYSO National Return To Play Guidelines 

PLEASE NOTE: This is a live document and is subject to change. As state and local restrictions and guidelines are adjusted in your area with regards to youth sports, AYSO will communicate how to progress. PLEASE continue to check our microsite for updates.

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1129 Maricopa Highway, PMB 207
Ojai, California 93023

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Phone : 805-649-1170
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