TVA Team Competition Camp Guidelines

June 18 Competition can begin

(The wording has been “updated/modified” for volleyball in the TVA facility.  These may be a briefer version of the actual guidelines by meet the State requirements)

  • Team Organized games for Non-contact and Limited-Contact sports may begin unless circumstances dictate a change in date.
  • Use of benches are permitted during games only.
  • For all other sports, additional benches or bleachers should be used to spread out players. Players should have designated spots to place their personal items. Coaches must designate an adult who is responsible for ensuring players are seated on the benches unless they are actively participating in the game.
  • Teams should use their own equipment including balls and carts.
  • TVA will disinfect shared equipment before and after each game/match.
  • Fans should keep six (6) feet of social distancing between different household units. No fan seating or standing is allowed within in six (6) feet of the teams’ benches.
  • If game/match is held at a facility that has a capacity of 500 or more individuals, (1,000 or more in counties over 500,000 population) shall follow reopening plans submitted, reviewed and approved by the Local Health Department by the facility.
  • Teams to play next must be provided designated areas for player warm-ups that provide for necessary physical/social distancing.
  • Post-game handshakes or interaction between teams are prohibited.
  • When games end, the leaving team must sanitize the bench area. No post-game talks on the court are permitted.
  • The team to play next must remain in their designated warm up area until the prior team has finished disinfecting and is completely off the court/field.
  • Fans will be permitted to come to the court once the team they are there to watch enters the playing area.
  • Restrooms must be cleaned and disinfected regularly (at least every 2 hours) while players and fans are present. Markings should be placed on the ground to ensure individuals waiting to use the restroom are spaced six (6) feet apart.
  • Players must bring their own water/beverage to consume during and after practice and games. No shared drinking fountains or coolers.
  • No outside food will be allowed in TVA while COVID-19 guidelines are in effect. (This is a TVA rule, not a State guideline).
  • Concession stands are allowed to open, if they meet the following:
    • Markings should be placed on the ground to ensure individuals are spaced six (6) feed apart.
    • Clean and disinfect high touch surfaces regularly while players and fans are present.
    • Staff must serve food directly to customers and remove self-serve condiment stations (e.g. provide customers with condiment packets upon request).
    • Whenever possible, practice social distancing between staff.
    • All employees directly interacting with customers should wear face coverings.
    • All food code regulations must still be followed.
    • Employees should wash hands frequently; provide hand sanitizer for customers.

TVA Camp Guidelines for 4-12 graders

  • No more than 12 individuals per court and 1-2 coaches per court.
  • Upon entering the building players are required to place bags up stairs on the racks.  No more than 2 bags per rack level. That equals a maximum of 8 bags per rack top to bottom.
  • Participants must wash their hands prior to starting camp.  No more than 2 in the restroom at a time.
  • Participants must bring their own water bottle, drinking fountains are not to be used unless to fill your water bottle w/the water bottle filler.
  • Participants will place their water bottle at a cone near their court, so as not to gather in groups on water breaks.
  • Social distancing of 6 ft will be used in training.  Skills and drills are made for keeping a 6ft distance.
  • Players may wear a mask if they wish, it is not required.
  • Only one ball cart with 15 balls are used for that court, no other balls may be used. They are numbered so each court will know the volleyballs they are using.
  • Each ball cart and balls are sanitized prior to the camp.
  • Antennas and other equipment used are sanitized after use.
  • Players wash their hands after the lesson prior to leaving.
  • Parents may watch camps from upstairs in the chairs provided. Chairs are not to be moved.  They are 7 ft apart.

TVA Camp Guidelines for Li'l Diggers (Pre K-3rd Grade)

  • No more than 1 coach/5 participants.
  • Participants must wash their hands prior to starting camp.  No more than 2 in the restroom at a time.
  • Participants must bring their own water bottle, drinking fountains are not to be used unless to fill your water bottle w/the water bottle filler.
  • Participants will place their water bottle at a cone near their court, so as not to gather in groups on water breaks.
  • Social distancing of 6 ft will be used in training.  Skills and drills are made for keeping a 6ft distance.
  • Players may wear a mask if they wish, it is not required.
  • WE WILL PROVIDE EACH PARTICIPANT WITH THEIR OWN BALL. IT IS NUMBERED SO THEY KNOW WHICH BALL IS THEIRS.  BALLS ARE NOT TO BE SHARED. DO NOT BRING A BALL FROM HOME.
  • All equipment used is sanitized after use.
  • Players wash their hands after the camp or session prior to leaving.
  • Parents may watch camps/sessions from upstairs in the chairs provided. Chairs are not to be moved.  They are 7 ft apart.