July 9, 2020 League Update on Season

UpdatedThursday July 9, 2020 byMichelle Benczkowski.

Hello OP Little Football and Cheer Families and Friends-
 
We hope you and your families are enjoying the summer and staying safe during these uncertain times.
 
We wanted to update you on the current status of our season and outlook for the future.
 
The League in which we are a member, Empire West Youth Football and Cheer, has decided to abide by the Sports and Recreation Guidelines developed and published by the New York State Governor and the Empire State Development Corporation.
 
Those guidelines can be found at the web address below.

 

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/SportsAndRecreationSummaryGuidance.pdf

 

Based upon the current guidelines, including the prohibition on competitive team practices and games for high risk sports like football and cheer, we will NOT begin any organized team activities prior to August 17th.  
 
At that time, we will review the guidelines from the Governor and the Empire State Development Corporation to determine what options may be available in terms of keeping our kids active and engaged for this upcoming season.
 
Over the next 4-6 weeks, the Orchard Park Little Loop Football and Cheer Board will begin the plan for ways in which we may be able to provide a program that keeps our kids and families engaged with the program for this season while staying safe and complying with the current governmental guidelines and requirements.
 
As we have additional information or updates, we will be in contact with you.
 
Thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate unchartered waters.
 

 

Sincerely,

 

Orchard Park Little Loop Football and Cheer Board