State of Connecticut Law Regarding Concussions in Youth Soccer
STATE OF CONNECTICUT LAW REGARDING CONCUSSION AWARENESS IN YOUTH SPORTS
Effective January 1, 2016 all CJSA clubs are required to “make available a written or electronic statement regarding concussions to each youth athlete and a parent or legal guardian of each youth athlete participating in the youth athletic activity. Such written or electronic statement shall be made available upon registration of each youth athlete and shall be consistent with the most recent information provided by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding concussions.”
Our Club (WGDRSC) will be complying with this new rule in the following ways:
(1) Information regarding concussions is posted on the website under the "Parents Resource" tab - Health and Fitness Section.
(2) Information regarding concussions will be provided at the time of electronic and in-person registration.
(3) A general email reminder will be sent to parents at the start of the season.