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With regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, Calgary Northside Soccer will follow the guidelines set out by the governing bodies of soccer.   

CNS has made the decision to adopt the Restriction Exemption Program.  Effective Friday, October 1st, 2021, CNS will require all participants in the Grassroots / Training program aged 12 and older to show proof of one of the following in order to participate in the program:

  • Government-issued proof of COVID-19 single vaccination as long as the latest dose was given two (2) or more weeks prior to attendance.
    • Note that after October 25th, proof of COVID-19 double vaccination will be required.  
    • Note that government-issued ID will also be required to authenticate proof of vaccination.
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within the previous 72 hours prior to entrance (either PCR or Rapid Test).
  • Documentation of a medical exemption.

Below is the last notification sent by CMSA on September 08, 2021.

Permitted Activities

  • Under 18 years of age INDOOR and OUTDOOR contact activities are permitted for games, scrimmages and contact play without on field restrictions.
  • Under 18 years of age INDOOR ACTIVITIES - Restrictions Exemption Program MAY be implemented by ASA Members, requiring individuals (team personnel, bench person, and referees) to provide government-issued proof of immunization - single dose accepted between September 20 and October 25 if received 2 weeks before time of event; double doses required after October 25; or a negative privately paid COVID-19 test from within the previous 72 hours in order to access a variety of participating social, recreational and discretionary events and businesses throughout the province.

Masks (REQUIREMENT if not applying the Restriction Exemption Program)

  • Masks are mandatory when not on the indoor field of play if 2 metres distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Players may remove masks during active training/play but are required to wear masks until they enter the field of play (which includes the bench area) as well as when entering /exiting the field/facility
  • Coaches may remove masks while actively coaching if maintaining the 2 metres physical distancing from players but must wear a mask if entering physical distancing space for brief interactions
  • INDOORS: Mask must be worn at all times except on the field of play.
  • OUTDOORS: Programming can proceed without restrictions; ASA Members are to be respectful of personal choice and comfort levels.

Physical Distancing (REQUIREMENT if not applying the Restriction Exemption Program)

  • INDOOR: Physical distancing of 2 metres must be maintained at all times between all participants when not actively on the field of play which includes the bench area.
    Coaches/trainers may enter physical distancing space for brief interactions with participants to correct form or technique and provide guidance during games/training sessions but must wear a mask during the interaction.
  • OUTDOOR: Training can continue without restrictions.

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Outdoor soccer registration for ages five (U4) to nineteen years old (U19), birth years 2017 to 2002. Northside Soccer is a Calgary NorthWest City League Soccer program open to players from all communities.

Competitive (CMSA):  Click here for more information and to register.

Grassroots / Training:  Click here for more information and to register.

Due to COVID and restrictions, the grassroots / training schedule has been altered and an updated schedule can be found at:  http://northsidesoccer.ca/cns-pass-calendar/recreational-training/   

With regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, Calgary Northside Soccer will follow the guidelines set out by the governing bodies of soccer.

Below is the last notification sent by CMSA on April 8, 2021 at 8:18pm.  We will continue to update the website as news is relayed to us:

Hello all,

Please see the updated notice from Alberta Soccer Associating regarding the GOA decision to not allow the splitting of fields. This decision was reversed late this afternoon.

Through significant public pressure from within the greater sport community (including what I am told is thousands of soccer people) and with support from Alberta Health we have managed to push the GOA back into allowing field splitting in the manner that was previously being used under the 8&2 model...

https://www.alberta.ca/enhanced-public-health-measures.aspx?utm_source=google&utm_medium=sem&utm_campaign=Covid19&utm_term=newmeasures&utm_content=ap2&gclid=CjwKCAjw07qDBhBxEiwA6pPbHsVDly0zk4lE8hX6Utwrge9kHdrSM7JS5SSIlD4p0AtP2gSPSxK08RoCNpwQAvD_BwE

Safety requirements

  • Maximum of 10 total individuals, including all coaches, trainers, and participants.
    • Indoor and outdoor playing surfaces (for example, arena, field, court or swimming pool) may be occupied by more than one youth group, as long as 3-metres of physical distancing can be maintained between groups of 10 and the groups do not intermingle.
  • Physical distancing must be maintained between participants at all times:
    • 3 metres physical distance for indoor activities
    • 2 metres physical distance for outdoor activities
    • coaches or trainers may enter physical distancing space for brief interactions with participants (for example, to correct form or technique)

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