HGBA Covid19 Safe Plan

Cromwell Alvarez
HomeGrown Basketball  Bio Security Officer


Find below our COVID plan to try and keep our competition COVID free.

In General

  • You are not to attend training if:
    • You are feeling unwell
    • Have been to any of the hot spots in NSW and VIC
  • Temperature checks shall be conducted before entering the premise. Anyone who has a fever shall be advised to go to the hospital as soon as possible.
  • Only one (1) spectator per child is allowed in the stadium.
  • No more than 40 players are to be on the court
  • Sanitise your hands before entering the stadium.
  • Clean the ball with anti-bacterial wipes before training commences.
  • Floor Wipers are to use the Floor mops and not have Towels when they will have to be on their hands and knees cleaning up the sweat.
  • Players are only to remove their mouthguards off the court and also must sanitise hands after doing so and also before re-entering the court (If this occurs on court players need to leave the court until player with mouth guard sanitises.
  • Players who are noticeably unwell coughing etc, stop the training and speak to the Biosecurity officer at the venue to handle.
  • Hand Sanitiser will be placed on the entrance & score table
  • Hand Sanitiser to be used during breaks and entering back on the court.
  • Hand Sanitiser to be used after going to the toilet / bathroom.
  • Towels, bottles and also whistle’s are not to be left in the stadium at any time.
  • No handshaking, fist bumps etc by the players or the coaches.
  • Spitting in the bins (To spit into a tissue, dispose of in a lidded bin and then sanitise hands). Spitting is discouraged during training.
  • Spitting on another player – If a player is spat on please follow the current Blood Rules around the uniform being cleaned before re-entering the games. If a player spits on another player they should be immediately removed from training and a report written up and forwarded to homegrown Committee – This is a serious offence and this may also be considered to be assault.

Our Coaches

  • Coaches are not to share whistles or leave whistle in stadium.
  • Coaches to try and use a dominant hand for handling the ball and the other for their whistle. Also coaches are encouraged to only use their voices when required.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.  For more information visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert