VOLLEYBALL VICTORIA STATEMENT – Restrictions Update

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27 October 2020

The Victorian Government has advised changes to restrictions effective from 11:59pm, Tuesday 27 October, these are in addition to changes advised Monday, 26 October.

The changes for regional Victoria include a restart of non-contact indoor sport for participants 18 years and under, additional to the previous easing for non-contact outdoor sport for adults and participants 18 years and under.

Further clarification and advice are anticipated from Sport and Recreation Victoria, including mandatory COVIDSafe Plans for community sport providers.

In summary, the most relevant restrictions are:

Metropolitan Melbourne

Incorporating changes from 11.59pm, Tuesday 27 October

Sport and Recreation

  • Indoor sport and recreation – not allowed
  • Outdoor sport and recreation – conditional
    • Up to 10 people from a maximum of 2 households within 25km of your residence or workplace if no facility is required; or more than 10, if all from the same household.
    • Outdoor sport settings to reopen, which do not require facilities to be entered, staffed, or the use of communal facilities (such as changerooms, toilets, eg tennis courts, golf courses, bocce).

The Victorian Government have advised a further anticipated easing in metropolitan Melbourne, to align with regional Victoria, effective from 11:59pm, Sunday 8 November.

Regional Victoria

Incorporating changes from 11.59pm, Tuesday 27 October

Indoor Community Sport:

  • Indoor non-contact sport for those aged 18 years and under
    • Non-contact sport means a sport capable of being done with a distance of 1.5m*
    • Spectators limited to one parent, guardian or carer only, where the child requires parental supervision

Outdoor community sport:

  • Outdoor contact and non-contact sport allowed for people 18 and under
    • Limited to minimum number of people to play and facilitate the activity (e.g. cricket may be played with two teams of eleven players and the necessary coaching personnel and umpires
    • Spectators only permissible for supervising of children
  • Outdoor non-contact sport allowed for adults
    • Limited to minimum number of people to play and facilitate the activity (e.g. cricket may be played with two teams of eleven players and the necessary coaching personnel and umpires)
    • Non-contact means participants must be able to maintain distance of 1.5m
    • No shared equipment

* Volleyball has been reclassified as non-contact; participants must maintain a physical distance of 1.5m.  As such, modifications to training and game play are required.

 

Resources

VV Social Competitions

Follow the link for more information on the VV Social Competitions

State League Website

Follow the link to visit the State League Website

Calendar

To view the Volleyball Victoria calendar of events, simply click on the link

School Cup Events

Follow the link to visit the Schools Cups Website