January 8: Recommencement of Community Competitions & Training

January 8: Recommencement of Community Competitions & Training

Following the most recent government updates, Softball NSW now provides the following advice.

Community Softball Advice, Return to Play Guidelines and Safety Plans

As of January 8, SNSW now endorses the recommencement of Softball related activity in Greater Sydney and Regional NSW (Unless quarantined by government advice). We also encourage all relative Affiliates and their members to continue to follow the current government advice.

As mentioned in the memorandum of January 5, SNSW will be updating our Return to Play Guidelines and Safety Plans templates which will be required to be updated and then implemented by all Affiliates in the coming week.

State Championships & Pathway Timeline Announcements

As per the memorandum of January 5, only the 2021 Under 16 State Camp and 2021 Under 23 State Championships have been confirmed movements to the below reschedule dates. Further announcements will be made in the coming weeks in relation to other events and activities if changes are required due to COVID related issues.

Event/ActivityVenueDateDecision DateDraft Rescheduled DateVenue
Under 16 State CampBISP12-14 January5 January13-14 February (Confirmed)TBC
Under 23 State ChampionshipsBISP15-17 January5 January12-14 February (Confirmed)BISP
Under 14 State CampBISP19-21 January11 January20-21 February (Only if required)TBC
Over 35 State ChampionshipsBISP22-24 January11 January19-21 February (Only if required)BISP
Open Pathway ProgramBISP30-31 January18 January27-28 February (Only if required)BISP
Under 18 State CampBISP6-7 February22 January27-28 February (Only if required)TBC

N.B With the draft reschedule dates mentioned these are only if required and should only be considered as such until confirmed by SNSW.

Government Advice & Keeping the Community Safe

SNSW strongly advises all of our community to regularly review the government advice in relation to the latest COVID venues across NSW: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates

Further to this we also urge our community to undertake testing if they have visited any of the above venues during the specified times: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics

More Information

Updates on this information will occur frequently throughout this time and any questions in relation to this advice please contact Daniel Rushworth via ceo@softballnsw.org.au