SPRING 2021 COVID-19 Guidelines

UpdatedWednesday December 30, 2020 byGilbert American Little League.


Gilbert American Little League is committed to the health and wellness of our players and their families, umpires and our volunteers. As we move forward with the Spring 2021 season all registered players and families will adhere to the following guidelines. *Please keep in mind these guidelines are subject to change per CDC and/or state/local authorities:

  1. Spectators will be limited to a maximum of 2 family members per player; Siblings are not excluded from total field maximum.
  2. When not playing field and/or in the dugout, players and coaches must wear a face mask or other face covering.
  3. All spectators are required to wear a mask or other face covering until the CDC, state and local authorities declare that masks are no longer mandatory.
  4. All players, coaches, umpires and spectators will need to space themselves out allowing for a 6-foot distance whenever possible.
  5. No sunflower seeds/gum/or any items that will be spit on the ground will be allowed at this time.
  6. If anyone shows any signs or symptoms, feels sick, they should not come to practice or a game.
  7. Parents/legal guardians are responsible for assessing their player’s health prior to practices and games.
  8. If a player tests positive for COVID-19 they must follow the current CDC guidelines for quarantining.
  9. Players need to provide their own individual equipment, including their own glove, bat and helmet.
  10. Players need to bring their own individual water bottle with their name clearly labeled.
  11. Failure to follow the Gilbert American Little League guidelines will result in the removal of the player and guardian.


  1. Additional time will be scheduled between games to limit the amount of teams waiting for the next game.
  2. Teams will arrive at the fields and go directly to their dugout and leave the fields immediately after their game.
  3. There will be no postgame handshakes. Players will tip their hat to the opposing team.
  4. GALL will have hand sanitizer stations and will be implementing an enhanced sanitizing schedule.
  5. Coaches/parent volunteer will need to sanitize the dugout after their game is complete. GALL will provide the supplies.
  6. Each player will need to utilize their own equipment.
  7. The snack shack will only be selling pre-packaged food and drinks during the season.