Covid Lockdown information from Football Gold Coast

As you may have seen and heard the QLD Government has announced a snap 3-day lockdown which will come into effect today at 6.00pm and as a result all football activities will suspended effective immediately.

The following information is for all parents and players from Football Gold Coast —

The suspension of all football activity includes any and all forms of training sessions, matches and all other football-related gatherings, and will take effect from 6pm today, Tuesday 29 June 2021 for all participants and clubs in the areas affected by the QLD Government lock down.

With the exception of scheduled fixture this lockdown doesn’t apply to NSW based clubs who must adhere to the Covid protocols/restrictions as imposed by the NSW Government. The current suspension of football activity will remain in place until 11.59pm Friday, 2nd July. At the time of writing this memo all fixtures and football activity schedule for Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th can/will proceed as planned with any further updates to be provided in the coming days based on information, advice and direction received from Football QLD and the State Government. The lockdown has had an effect on a number of scheduled fixtures and as such FGC has rescheduled the games as listed below.

Junior Fixtures scheduled for tonight have been rescheduled to Monday 19th July.

  • U14 Div 2 Mudgeeraba v Pacific Pines
  • U16 JPL Coomera Maroon v Musgrave
  • U16 Div 1 Pacific Pines v Kingscliff

 

Metro Divisions scheduled for Wednesday 30th June have been rescheduled as listed:-

  • Mens Div 1 Monday 19th July
  • Mens Div 2 South Monday 12th July
  • Mens Div 2 North Monday 12th July
  • Mens Div 3 Monday 12th July
  • Womens Div 1 Monday 26th July
  • Womens Div 2 South Monday 26th July
  • Womens Div 2 North Monday 26th July
  • Womens Div 3 Monday 12th July

 

Premier & Coast League scheduled for Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd July have been rescheduled as listed:-

  • Premier League Musgrave v Runaway Bay Saturday 3rd July at 2pm and 4pm
  • Coast League Tamborine Mt v Musgrave Saturday 3rd July at 3pm and 5pm
  • Coast League Talley Valley v Runaway Bay Saturday 3rd July at 3pm and 5pm

 

ALL other Premier and Coast League fixture will proceed as originally scheduled. All fixtures will be update on SportsTG by 12.00noon Thursday 1st July. As a result of the lockdown the office of FGC will close at 3.30pm today and reopen 9.00am Monday 5th July subject to the lockdown being lifted.

During this time all staff will be working from home and contactable by email or mobile phone. As we continue to fight this pandemic we ask all clubs to please work with us and assist us in getting this information out to everyone and adhere to the instructions coming from FQ and QLD Government. As this situation is fluid, we will be regularly updating our social media platforms and website for updates as they become known to us. In the meantime, we ask everyone to please practice physical distancing as much as possible and:

  • Stay home during the lockdown
  • wash your hands regularly with soap and water, and use alcohol-based sanitiser
  • avoid hugs, kisses and handshakes
  • wherever possible keep at least 1.5 metres away (two big steps) from people you don’t live with
  • if you have flu like symptoms, please get a Covid Test
  • MOST IMPORTANTLY – Stay Safe!