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The 2021/2022 Competition Structure is on the horizon!

With the first tournament in over 18 months scheduled for Saturday 25th September (a month today!) we want to let you know of five ways you can protect your #GoalballFamily.

In what is an unbelievably exciting time for us at Goalball UK and you, our #GoalballFamily as we continue our preparations for the upcoming season, we want to make you aware of the five measures we will have in place to protect your goalball family:

  • Opt-In – Make sure you are happy to opt-in to the activity based on the measures in place and the information available.Opt in promotional image with the message to read the relevant information prior to taking part.
  • Self-Screen – Self-Screen before taking part in activity and do not attend if you have symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate.

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  • Hands – Wash or sanitise your hands on a regular basis.

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  • Face – Wear a face covering when inside the sports hall and venue unless you are on-court playing the game or being physically active in a warmup or cool down (exemptions apply).

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  • Space – Where possible, keep a two-metre distance and consider the length of time of your interactions with people to limit your contacts.Protect your goalball family promotional image - space. It has a paragraph of writing saying people must keep a 2 metre distance from one another and consider the length of time mixing with others.

We hope these measures will provide everyone with the confidence to get back to what we all love, playing competitive goalball!