Return to Play Process


Please review as this has been updated as of November 24, 2020


Please note that content used cannot be used in a manner that does not align with Ontario Soccer and the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 directives, protocols and guidelines that are in place now and in the future

Clubs are to 

  1. Read and understand Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play Guide (the plan) – Protocols and Recommendations document.
  2. All affiliated Clubs and Academies must prepare their own Return to Play Plans for use within their membership. Use of Ontario Soccer’s Return to Play Guide (see below) is encouraged.
  3. All affiliated Clubs and Academies must complete Canada Soccer's Risk Assessment Tool( to be completed by ONE executive from club). Please do not complete this tool until you have completed step 1 and 2 above. Do not forward or share the online link tool with others. in. CS Assessment Tool. Ontario Soccer will be providing webinar assistance.
  4. Canada Soccer will send clubs an email advising them of their risk level.  In this email you may have a letter/email from Ontario Soccer stating "Best of success as you use our Return to Play Guide and plan to bring soccer back to your community". 
  5. Ontario Soccer will send the club and the district an email acknowledging that your risk assessment is low

  6. Collect documents required, as well as the new "Ontario Soccer COVID 19 Waiver"
  7. Register Players/Staff into OSCAR


Clubs are to reach out to their Local Public Health Unit to ensure to follow their policies

Please note as processes are being updated and/or improved EMSA will update this page.