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COVID-19 Phase 3 Policy & Best Practices Overview

COVID-19 Phase 3 Policy & Best Practices Overview

PDGA Junior Worlds, Wednesday, July 4- Saturday, July 10, Emporia, KS., USA

Last updated: Monday, June 21, 2021 - 19:52

The following provides an overview of the Policies & Best Practices in place for the PDGA Junior Disc Golf World Championships. This event will be operating in Phase 3 of the PDGA Major COVID-19 Requirements & Best Practices. This overview document provides important highlights of the full policy for quicker reference. For complete COVID-19 Policy information, please visit the PDGA Major COVID-19 Requirements & Best Practices policy.

The PDGA follows all state and local COVID-19 policies and guidance. Regarding the State of Kansas, Lyon County, and the City of Emporia, all entities have policies in place that allow the event to operate in accordance with the PDGA Major COVID-19 Requirements & Best Practices stipulated here. 

COVID-19 Policies & Best Practices Phase 3 Overview for Junior Worlds: 

● Event Site: Entry & Protocols 

Event Site is Established & Protocols START: Sunday, July 4, 7:00 AM 

Event Site Protocols END: Saturday, July 10 (1 hour after play has concluded) 

CHECK IN: All persons must check in at event site entry points to ensure they have their credential badge.          

Event Protocols are in place for ALL persons entering the event site and consist of the following: 

■ All persons must present their event ID badge (or provide ID and pick up their event badge) to enter the event site. 

■ All persons must speak to the entry site staff and show no visible symptoms of respiratory illness (coughing or visibly ill) and affirm that they have not had any symptoms or contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms for the past ten days. 

● Testing & Tracing Program Active 

Full Policy provided to Competitors, Staff, Volunteers, and Media via the complete PDGA Major COVID-19 Policy. 

Testing is required for any person entering event sites with signs, symptoms, or recent contact (past ten days) with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. 

● Social Distance 

Social Distancing of 2 meters is recommended. 

● Caddies Allowed 

Competitors may designate one person as a caddy. Only caddies, competitors, and specified media are allowed into designated competition areas. 

● Limited Spectating Allowed 

All spectators must abide by official event site requirements, including carrying a mask and wearing it whenever social distancing is not possible. 

Spectators must maintain appropriate social distancing from any other spectators on the course (6 feet).

Spectators must wear a mask when they cannot practice appropriate social distancing (6 feet).

Spectators must remain at least 50 feet away from all competitors, caddies, and media members.

Spectators must behave professionally, not disrupting the regular play of disc golf.

Failure to comply with any of these rules will lead to immediate dismissal from the course.

Best Practices 

● Practice good hygiene. 

● Use hand sanitizer.

● Disinfect surfaces where appropriate. 

● Wash your hands before and after your round. 

● Wear a face covering at all times, but especially when unable to socially distance.