By Robert Haugh
Yesterday, the County Announced new rules for youth sports since we are now in the purple tier.
The following team sports will be allowed:
- Cross Country
- Track & Field
- Swimming & Diving
Santa Clara County schools may compete against each other or schools from outside our county as long as they border us. Those counties are:
- San Mateo
- Santa Cruz
- San Benito
- San Joaquin
Athletes and coaches must wear a face covering. While in the pool, swimmers and water polo athletes do not have to wear a mask.
For the youngest athletes under 8, a mask is only recommended. For those under 2, no mask is required.
Participants may not share water bottles and other personal equipment.
Family members will be allowed at events but other fans are prohibited.
More information should be available on the County’s Covid-19 website.