Covid Protocols - Sept 17, 2021


Below are the Covid protocols taken from the BSI website as they pertain to return to play. We understand as do you that these protocols are fluid and can change as our provincial situation changes. We encourage you to review the "Return to Sport" found on the BSI website.


Basketball Saskatchewan Return to Sport
Latest Update: September 17th, 2021

Provincial Public Health Order Document

Further Clarification in Regards to the Newly Implemented Public Health Order

Masking Order (See Attached for Full Order)

Effective from September 17th until October 20th 2021

Summary of Order as it Pertains to Basketball:

Subject to the exemptions set out (below), all individuals shall wear a face covering when in the following enclosed settings:

Places for sports and recreational activities, such as gyms, ice arenas, pools, gymnastics facilities, dance facilities, or indoor court or field facilities;
Public areas of a university or college campus, such as a library or student union building, classrooms, hallways, administration offices, and other common areas. For greater certainty, public areas do not include student residences;
A school or independent school as defined in The Education Act, 1995, excluding home schools;
Exemptions as it Pertains to Basketball:

Subject to subsection (g) of the Order, individuals who, in the determination of a health professional, are unable to wear a face covering due to a particular medical condition and have received written confirmation of same in accordance with subsection (f);

Individuals 18 years of age and older while participating in athletic or sports activities, for the duration of the sport or activity only, so long as they are subject to a proof of vaccination policy; and

Individuals who are under the age of 18 years while participating in athletic or sports activities, for the duration of the sport or activity only

At this point, coaches and officials are NOT exempt from wearing a mask. We have put forward exemption requests for Officials and will notify our membership if that request is granted.

For those adult leagues looking to make use of the exemption for players to not wear masks due to a proof of vaccination policy, we have been ad

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