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Weather Policy

WEATHER POLICY: THUNDER OR LIGHTNING

 

  • This policy is for all VGSL leagues and all divisions and is not optional.  Player safety is first priority
  • Games/Practices will be stopped immediately if lightning is seen or thunder is heard from any field in use.  Players MUST exit the playing field/facility.  You must wait 30 minutes before allowing play to resume.‚Äč
  • If there is another clap of thunder or lightning is seen again, the clock is restarted. If the game delay exceeds one hour, the game or games are postponed and everyone must leave the field.
  • If the National Weather Service issues a Severe Thunderstorm Warning or Tornado Warning for our area, all games in progress shall be stopped and all scheduled games during the duration of the warning shall be postponed.