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Field Use Guidelines
The following Field Use rules apply to all FCA teams at practices and games.
These guidelines supersede posted rules at any parks or fields (i.e. pets are prohibited regardless of whether the park or field allows them).
  • The COACH is responsible for the behavior and conduct of the players, parents, siblings, and spectators.
  • Adult supervision of field activities is mandatory. Players may not take the field without a coach present.
  • Only FCA participants are allowed on the field during our scheduled use time.
  • You may not enter the site prior to your scheduled time. You must leave on or before your scheduled ending time. Any pre- or post-game meetings should take place off field and outside gates.
  • If you arrive to find the gates locked, Absolutely, Positively, DO NOT JUMP OR CLIMB THE FENCE.
  • Litter should be collected and removed by each scheduled team at conclusion of field use. PICK UP the GARBAGE, whether it belongs to you or someone else. If maintenance personnel must pick up behind us, our USE WILL BE SUSPENDED.
  • NO Use of Alcohol, Drugs, or Tobacco. No profane language, boisterous behavior, or other objectionable demeanor.
  • NYSA and FCA are financially responsible for damage or vandalism during our sponsored activities.
  • Picnicking and Parking in marked areas only.
  • No Fireworks, No Firearms, No Weapons
  • Non soccer related equipment is not to be used by NYSA. E.G. football-blocking sleds, long-jump pit, the track surface, the pole-vault pads, hurdles, etc.
  • Permission for use of loudspeakers or concession/merchandise stands must be obtained in advance.
  • Spectators must be on the outside of the track and where there is one in the stands. No spectator is allowed to stand on any portion of the track or on the sidelines next to the field. No tents or heaters on TURF or TRACK.
  • No gum, seeds, food or BEVERAGES on the TURF or TRACK surfaces. Water is permissible.
  • ALL HIGH SCHOOL GRASS FIELDS - CLEAN YOUR CLEATS! Player cleats, clothing and equipment must be swept free of grass before leaving the surface.
  • NEVER attempt to clear snow from any school district field under ANY circumstances!
It is the responsibility of the Team Representative to make sure all team families are familiar with the guidelines.

It is the responsibility of the Team Manager to make sure visiting teams are given the guidelines in advance of all FCA home games.

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