We hope that you’ve all been keeping safe out there. With the province slated to move into Alert Level 3 on Monday, we have another update. Back when the Alert Levels were announced by the province, we saw that “medium risk field sports” would be allowed to restart in Alert Level 3, and we got very excited when we heard that ultimate would be one of those sports. Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of hard work by our Provincial Sport Organization to develop Return to Play guidelines for the sport of ultimate. Ultimate Newfoundland and Labrador has been leading the charge, in consultation with us and the other member leagues. The draft guidelines were prepared and sent to Public Health for review, but they have not yet been finalized. One thing that we are sure of though is that game play is prohibited in Alert Level 3, with only training activities allowed to resume. Due to this fact, Mile Zero Ultimate will not be able to operate in Alert Level 3.
Although it is unfortunate that we won’t be able to see you on the field as soon as we thought, we commend Sport NL and Ultimate NL for the work that they are doing. These really are unprecedented times, and we respect the decision to take a cautious approach to return to sport, in order to keep us all safe. Once we receive the final Return to Play guidelines for ultimate, we will post them on our website and social media to give you all an idea of what the sport may look like as it resumes.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please keep in mind that we are following direction from Ultimate NL and Sport NL, and we don’t necessarily have all the details for how the return to ultimate will roll out over the next few months. Please be patient, and know that we are working with the best interest and safety of our members in mind. We will continue to update you all as best as we can as information becomes available to us. Be sure to follow us on Facebook or check out our website for updates.