Nationals Attendance Policy

2021 USAFL National Championships Attendance Policy

Attendance Requirements

EVERY attendee to 2021 USAFL Nationals in Austin, TX, will need to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination OR negative COVID test result. 

A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the second shot of Pfizer/Moderna or single shot of Johnson & Johnson. The last possible date to get your second shot(Pfizer/Moderna) or single shot (J&J) for entry to Nationals would be Saturday, October 2nd. 

Negative COVID-19 Test Requirements

If submitting a negative COVID Test, the following apply: 

  • To be valid, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of attending Nationals. Test must be taken NO EARLIER than Wed 10/13 8am and must be submitted via LMS BEFORE Friday 10/15 5pm. 
  • Only test results from PCR or Rapid Test administered by a health professional will be accepted. At home antigen test results will not be accepted.

THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS - Walk-ins, people showing up on Saturday or Sunday without completing the safety requirements in the timeline provided herein will not be eligible to play and will be required to leave the venue.

Submitting Vaccine Card or Negative COVID-19 Test Information:

  • Online: Participants can submit proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result by uploading an image to their user profile on USAFL.COM, that includes their CDC issued vaccination card or negative test result by Friday, October 15, 5pm. 
  • In Person: Any individual that prefers to submit their information in person can do so at the player registration at Meanwhile Brewing between 6pm-9pm, Friday, October 15.
  • All submitted documents will be retained by the USAFL Board for no more than 1 week before being disposed.

Policy Updates:

These policies are subject to change, in accordance with state and local health guidelines and changing circumstances. For the most up-to-date information check the USAFL website or with your Club President and/or Safety Officer. The USAFL Safety Task Force will continue to monitor and follow current local health guidelines.

COVID-19 Health Pledge:

All event attendees will also be required to complete a  USAFL Covid-19 Health Pledge before the tournament.

Individual Responsibility Statement: 

The safety of players, coaches, umpires, and the families and communities from which they come are of the utmost importance. Each individual plays an essential role in minimizing the risks through responsible behavior, candid self monitoring, and timely reporting of possible symptoms to their club leadership. Each individual is responsible for not only their own safety but also those of their club and their community before and during the tournament. 

Additional Information:

The following links are available on the USAFL website and provide additional information relevant to USAFL Nationals 2021:

  • USAFL Nationals COVID-19 Safety Operation Plan 2021
  • USAFL COVID Data Tacking(Weekly Wednesday)
  • USAFL Hospital Resource Tracking(Weekly Wednesday)
  • Premier Sports Emergency Response Plan for Austin Nationals 2021

Policies will be posted on the USAFL web site under Nationals, Austin 2021.

 

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