• Players may stand outside the dugout during the game. Bleachers will be blocked off for players only to allow social distancing between players that want to sit.

• Umpires may call balls and strikes from behind the plate or behind the mound, whichever they choose.

• Batters are required to wear batting gloves.

• Players should refrain from sharing their personal equipment.

• Social distancing is to be enforced – coaches and players must stay six feet apart during mound visits. Coaches are asked to reinforce this rule during practice and games.

• Masks shall be used when practical, including by fans.

• Hand sanitizers will be available in dugouts.

• No shaking hands after games – cap tips only. No physical contact.

• Public address announcers shall read the guidelines before each game at a minimum.

• No sunflower seeds allowed on the complex by players, coaches, or spectators.

• Dugouts will not be used during practices. Players’ items should be lined up against fence at least 6 feet apart.

• Essential personnel only permitted on the field at practices and games which include players, coaches, trainers, and umpires.

• Parents must remain in their cars for drop off and pickup players for practices.

• Fans for games are encouraged to bring their own chairs or stand to watch the games while social distancing themselves from each other. Bleachers will be off limits to fans.

• Players should use their own batting helmets, bats and catching equipment as much as possible.

• Shared equipment will be sanitized before and after each game or practice. Every attempt should be made to sanitize shared equipment before and after each at bat and when going out to and in from the field.

• Players must bring their own water/beverage to consume during and after games and

practices. No shared drinking fountains or shared water stations may be used.