NOTE: FOR THE 2022 SEASON, COVID PROTOCOLS WERE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR ALL MA YOUTH SPORTS. IF FOR ANY REASON THERE IS AN OUTBREAK WHERE THE STATE REQUIRES US TO COMPLY WITH YOUTH SPORTS SAFETY MEASURES, WE WILL RETURN TO THE LIST BELOW.
2020/2021: For ALL levels of play, at ALL facilities, for ALL activities (practices/games/etc), these are the guidelines currently in place for Holden Baseball and Softball
No dugout use, players will use designated distanced spots on the bleacher areas
Each player will have a numbered section of fence for their gear bag
Player seating will be disinfected after each game
No sharing of player equipment, so each player will need to bring their own bat/glove/helmet
No sharing of catcher's gear, but we may be able to assign a set of gear to one player if a team does not have a catcher with gear
No food / snacks for players (water / sports drink only)
Snack shack will be CLOSED
A strict 3 coach limit per team will be enforced
Coaches MUST wear masks at all times
Player masks are required in the bench area and during huddles or team gatherings
Player masks are required in the field (batting, running, or fielding) at all times per Governor Baker
The umpire will be behind the pitcher, not at home plate
Each team will have their own baseballs/softballs
We will disinfect used baseballs/softballs after each inning, or as needed
Parents can view games via spacing from the entire perimeter of the fields where possible
Per Governor Baker, all spectators are required to wear masks regardless of social distancing
We ask that families do not bring family dogs to the CRA complex
We ask each family to follow CDC guidelines regarding sickness or fever before attending an event.
VOLUNTEERS: As the requirements for social distancing and cleaning have been implemented by the state and Little League International, we are asking that you indicate your willingness to abide by these guidelines for the 2021 season when you fill out your volunteer forms.