Gopher State Baseball Participants
The MYAS is committed to providing the most up to date Safe Play; Back to the Diamond Guidelines and other COVID safety protocols prior to the start of the 2021 youth baseball season. The MDH and the Governor's office has notified MYAS that the most up to date guidance will be made available on Thursday, April 15th. The Gopher State COVID Care Toolbox will be made available and notifications will be made as soon as guidance is provided. 

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Minnesota Youth Athletics Services

Youth Sports Done Right

 The Minnesota Youth Basketball Alliance (MYBA) protocols for Return to Participation are listed below. This plan is based upon research, review, and modification of and in alignment with the requirements, recommendations, and best practices for a safe and healthy return to participation. Below provides the manual, preparedness guide, checklist, other MYBA supporting documents for return to practice, competition and best practices for event management. This tool box also provides the most current and up to date supporting resources from CDC, MDH, MSHSL, U.S. Council for Athletes' Health and the NCAA.

MYBA Return to Participation (RTP) Protocols 

MYBA protocols have been reviewed by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 

Introduction Letters from MYBA Return to Participation (RTP) Task Force Members

  1. Dawson Blanck- MYAS Executive Director
  2. Megan Malvey- Mahtomedi Basketball Association President
  3. Jim Davison- Osseo Maple Grove Basketball Association President
  4. Chad Greenway- Wayzata Girls Basketball Association President

Supporting Resources

Minnesota Department of Health & Department of Education

  • Mandates of Masks/Face Coverings during practices/games in other states:  Maine  Wisconsin

Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission

Minnesota State High School League

National Collegiate Athletic Association

U.S. Council for Athletes' Health

 Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Youth Sports Done Right