With regular changes and development in Scottish Government and sportscotland advice, this dedicated Covid-19 website section will update on all the latest information regarding Covid-19 and its impact on hockey.
Any questions you have that are not answered in this section, please email [email protected]
For detailed info on each of the protection levels, click:
Read and follow general guidance.
Coronavirus Protection Levels Update – download available 07 January 2021
Coronavirus Protection Levels – Guidance update – Scottish Hockey has developed a framework aligned to the Scottish Government’s protection levels for its clubs and members (02/11/2020)
Covid-19 Checklist A checklist for everyone to make sure you stay safe during activity. (Updated 28/08/20)
Return to Play Umpire Guidance – Specific guidance for umpires to accompany Return to Play and Phase 3 guidance.
Online Meetings Guidance – Document with information to help people stay safe in online meetings
Two metre distance signage – Downloadable signage that can be used in facilities.
Wash your hands signage – Downloadable signage that can be used in facilities.
No spectators signage – Downloadable no spectators poster signage that can be used in facilities. (added 29/09/20)
Wear a face covering signage – Downloadable signage that can be used in facilities. (Updated 10/07/20)
Covid-19 Secure Club Checklist – Checklist to make sure you facility is ready to open safely.
Phase 3 Coaching Guidance – sportscotland guidance to help coaches prepare for return to exercise and outdoor sport. (Updated 10/08/20)
Phase 3 Planning for a Restart to Hockey Training – This document outlines what clubs may need to consider in terms of planning to recommence hockey activity at local facilities, as well as useful links which can support the planning process. This document will continue to be updated as further information is made available from the Scottish Government. (Updated 10/07/20)
Covid Officer – Guidance for the Covid Officer role.
Phase 3 Pitch Zones – This document outlines the zones for U12; U18 and adult players.
Club Cost Calculator – This editable excel spreadsheet is designed as a simple budgeting tool for clubs, to support with financial planning and forecasting. Sample data has been included which can replaced with club specific data to suit requirements.
Children and young people returning to sport – sportscotland developed a briefing about children and young people transitioning back into sport and some of the things that clubs and the sports workforce might want to be thinking about from a child wellbeing and protection perspective.
Game play for 3-8 players – This document outlines games that can be played by 3-8 people in line with Scottish Government guidelines.
Physical activity and mental health – Mind offers a range of resources and engagement opportunities for sports organisations who wish to do more around mental health.
Mind Return to Play Guidance – Mental health guidance from Mind for clubs on returning to play.
Mental Health guidance for individuals – Mental health guidance from Mind for individuals returning to play.
Mind e-learning course – A free ‘mental health awareness for sport eLearning module available until 31 August.
During the Covid-19 lockdown Scottish Hockey launched its Club Pledge initiative to help maintain club togetherness and community.
Find out more about Club Pledge HERE.
06 January 2021: Coronavirus Protection Levels Update
02 November: Coronavirus Protection Levels
8 October: Central Belt FAQ
29 September: Scottish Hockey competitive activity update
29 September: Letter on spectators at training and matches
23 September: Phase 3 guidance updated
11 September: Advice for umpires
20 August: Covid-19 Phase 3 update statement
10 August: Phase 3 guidance updated
10 July: Phase 3 guidance published
10 July: Proposed Road Map Deadline Extended
10 July: Inter District competitions update
3 July: Proposal for season 2020/21
22 June: Phase 2 guidance published
19 June: Task force established
28 May: Phase 1 Guidance
1 May: Schools’ Cups Completed
29 April: Covid-19 update April 2020
17 April: Scottish Hockey AGM moved to September
2 April: U14 Inter-District cancelled
30 March: Covid_19 update – 30/03/2020
17 March: Further Update on COVID-19
13 March: Update on COVID-19
12 March: COVID-19 advice
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