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2 July 2020 – Clarification regarding Return to Play

Volleyball Victoria has sought and received advice regarding aspects of the Return to Play Plan supporting a safe resumption of community volleyball.

Please be aware of the following clarifications:

  • Attendance Register
    The Safety Coordinator must confirm with venue management how the attendance of individuals is being recorded. Venues are implementing a range of measures, including digital recording via smartphones, universal site lists, etc.  Where the venue manager is relying on the measures implemented by user groups, a copy the Attendance Register being maintained by the user group must be provided to the venue manager.
  • Incidental contact
    Volleyball is identified as a sport that includes ‘incidental contact’ and as such, for adults contact training cannot resume until 13 July and contact competition 20 July, pending changes to the current restrictions. As such, modified training maintaining social distancing must be implemented.  For participants aged 18 years and under, full-contact community sport training and competition may resume.
  • Separate space
    A large indoor venue, ie with multiple courts, can divide a basketball or netball court into two spaces with 20 people per space (minimum 200m2). The spaces must be clearly delineated, and neither equipment nor participants must mix between groups.
  • Restricted postcodes
    Individuals living in the newly announced restricted postcodes may exercise (outdoor exercise only, with only one other person or members of your household). Community sport training and competition cannot occur within a restricted postcode.  If you live in an impacted area you cannot participate in community sport elsewhere.  Individuals from restricted postcodes will not be permitted access to venues hosting activities.

All Affiliates who recommence activity, consistent with Government guidelines, under the auspices of Volleyball Victoria are requested to notify of their resumption, please email Shannon Lennie, Member Services Coordinator, memberships@volleyballvictoria.org.au.  Shannon can also provide clarity on your Association’s current Affiliation or individual member status.

Reminder

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18 June 2020 – Resumption of Activity

The Victorian Government made the following announcement, effective 11:59pm, 21 June regarding a further easing of restrictions, “Indoor sports centres and venues can open.  Non-contact competitions can resume for all ages.  Large indoor venues will be able to allocate separate spaces and have up to 20 people in each space.  There are no limits on the number of people per group if all participants are 18 years old or younger.  Organised competitions are allowed for all age groups if participants can keep 1.5 metres between them and there are no more than 20 participants”.  Additional restrictions apply regarding participant numbers, adult competitions, and social distancing.

This represents a transition to the next stage of Return to Play and the Volleyball Victoria Return to Play Plan has been updated with the changed enablers highlighted.  Individual Affiliate COVID-19 Safety Plans may be amended to reflect this easing of restrictions and new stage of activity.  Please refer to the Volleyball Victoria Return to Play Plan v3.5, which has been forwarded to all affiliated clubs and associations

All Affiliates who recommence activity, consistent with Government guidelines, under the auspices of Volleyball Victoria are requested to notify of their resumption, please email Shannon Lennie, Member Services Coordinator, memberships@volleyballvictoria.org.au.  Shannon can also provide clarity on your Association’s current Affiliation or individual member status.

Important Clarifications – Advice to Volleyball Victoria

  • Separate space – a large indoor venue, ie with multiple courts, can divide a basketball or netball court into two spaces with 20 people per space. The spaces must be clearly delineated, and participants must not mix between groups.

Reminder

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RESOURCES

VV Social Competitions

Follow the link for more information on the VV Social Competitions

State League Website

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Calendar

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School Cup Events

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