2020 COVID-19 Waiver Form


LEAGUE REGISTRATION (Based on age as of 4/30/20)


Most volunteer positions will require a Carroll County Recreation & Parks Background Check.
Volunteers are also required to complete COVID-19 training.

MEDICAL/EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION (If different from Primary or Secondary Guardian)

COVID 19 Waiver and Release: COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact. Federal authorities and the State of Maryland recommend social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Contracting COVID-19 can lead to severe illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. By my signature below I understand that participation in programs and activities through Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks, including Finksburg Baseball could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19.

I the parent of the above named child hereby give my approval to participate in any and all Finksburg Baseball activities. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation including transportation to and from the activities, I acknowledge that there are inherent risks and dangers associated with recreation programs, including Finksburg Baseball and that Carroll County Recreation & Parks does not provide any registrant medical or hospitalization insurance whatsoever, and therefore, I hold Finksburg Baseball, its volunteers, coaches, and board members, Roaring Run Lions Club, Lions Club International, and Central Carroll Rec Council and its members from all claims of injury, damage, or loss which may result from my, or my children’s participation in the program/s listed below.
I acknowledge that I will have to wear a mask in common areas (outside the field of play) and maintain a 6' social distancing requirement while on Finksburg Baseball premises. Only players and coaches are allowed to leave their vehicles. Unless tere is an emergency situation, all parents, guardians, siblings, spectators, etc. are to remain in their vehicles for the duration of practice.

If at any time, ANY of the following screening criteria below are true, I will not come to the complex or allow my child to practice and will quarantine until approval is granted by a medical professional:
1-Fever in the last 2-14 days (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher)
2-Unexplained cough, shortness of breath, muscle pains, shaking with chills, headache, sore throat in the last 2-14 days
3-Prolonged exposure (15 minutes or more within 6 feet or less) to any exhibiting the systems above in the last 2-14 days

There will be temperature screening conducted on the way into the fields and that if my child's temperature is above 99.1 deg F, we will be asked to leave the premises


Coaches & Spectators Code of Conduct

As we attempt to promote the most positive experience for the youth of Carroll County and surrounding areas, we are committed to the following standards. All coaches and spectators should read the following standards and sign below to indicate their willingness to abide by them. As parents/guardians of a player, you are responsible for yourself, as well as, all guests and family members who attend the game. In addition, the team’s coach will be held accountable for the behavior of their team’s spectators and will be disciplined accordingly if spectators do not uphold these standards. We are a Central Carroll Rec Council sponsored activity, and all policies of Carroll County Recreation & Parks , and Central Carroll Rec Council will be implemented.


1. Comply with the policies and procedures of Carroll County Recreation and Parks & schools as communicated by recreation council volunteers or County staff.
2. Respect all participants, coaches, staff, officials, and volunteers at every practice or youth sports event and encourage all children to do the same.
3. Refrain from abusive or inappropriate language or gestures toward officials, volunteers, coaches, staff, and participants. With the exception of a congratulatory handshake or “high five,” never make inappropriate physical contact with participants, coaches, staff, officials, or volunteers.
4. Accept the decisions of the officials as being fair and performed to the best of their ability. Spectators shall never go onto the playing or practice field, or approach the official scorekeeper, while the game is in progress or immediately after the event. Allow the coach to take all questions, rule interpretations, or concerns to the appropriate league official.
5. Refrain from giving the children instructions during the game – allow the coach to guide them.
6. Help ensure the safety of the playing area by reporting any unsafe hazards, removing trash, leaving food and beverages outside the practice or playing area when requested, refraining from the use of tobacco within 50 yards of playing field or program site and refraining from use of alcohol or other drugs at or immediately prior to all youth sports events.
7. Encourage and compliment players when they show improvement, play with extra effort, or simply need kind words.
8. Abide by a doctor’s decision in all matters of health, injuries, and ability to play.
9. Remember that the game is for youth – not adults.

Penalty for non-compliance:
If a coach or spectator is ejected for these or any reason, they may not attend the next two (2) games played. When such action is taken, the individual must meet with the League Commissioner and Finksburg Baseball/Softball President prior to returning to any event. In addition, if the head coach in attendance has been warned by the official(s) about the behavior of a spectator at the game, then that coach will also be suspended for at least one (1) game. When such action is taken, the coach must meet with the League Commissioner and Finksburg/Softball Baseball President before returning to any event. If a coach or spectator is ejected a second time or acts out physically towards another individual, they will not be allowed to attend any Finksburg Baseball/Softball sports activity for at least one (1) year from the date of the incident. When such action is taken, the individual must meet with the League Commissioner and Finksburg Baseball/Softball President prior to returning to any event.
Authorization for Use of Photographic Likeness
I agree to allow Finksburg Baseball to take and utilize photographic images of the registered individual's for the purpose of promotion and publicizing of the programs and/or events. If I prefer to not allow the above registered participant/s to be photographed, I will contact finksburgbaseballpres@gmail.com to register my request
If you do not wish to receive league emails with updates and information, then you may contact finksburgbaseballpres@gmail.com to be removed from the list.


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