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Game On: An Update on the Return of Sports (Aug 3rd)

Aug 06 2020

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At a time when games and tournaments are usually in full swing, many players and parents are eagerly awaiting news on when (and how) they'll get back to the game they love. And, while most of us don't have definitive start dates, one thing is for sure: the return to sport is on the horizon. We've created your go-to guide of resources that will keep you informed about the state of sport, updates on major leagues, as well as tips to prepare you and your kids for your upcoming season.

Key State/Province Changes

USA
16 states are allowing all sports as well as tournaments
21 states are allowing all sports
8 states are allowing some indoor + outdoor team sports
5 states are allowing some or all outdoor team sports

CANADA
8 provinces/territories are allowing all sports
2 provinces/territories are allowing some indoor + outdoor team sports
1 provinces/territories are allowing some or all outdoor team sports

For live updates, check out our heat map here.

Major League Changes

MLB
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

NBA
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

NFL
Planned Opening:
September 10 (regular season)

NHL
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

MLS
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

WNBA
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

Auto racing
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

Golf
Planned Reopening:
Already underway

Game on Tip of The Week


Get prepared before games and practice so the kids don't spend as much time in the locker room. This will allow them to play while ensuring that they are as socially distanced as possible.

Just so you know...

We asked sport parents like you about their kids' activity this past year. It was revealed that 75% of parents agree their kids have been less active, 77% have replaced physical activity with more screen time, and 63% feel this has had a negative impact on mental health. It’s clear that sport fills an incredibly important role in the mental and physical health of children. 

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