Scotland BRCA Covid-19 - Updated 31st March

Covid-19

BRCA Covid 19 News - Scotland

 

NOTE:- None of what follows Is the Association Executive ‘making up rules’ this is all extracted from the information issued by the Government, the Devolved National Assemblies, the National Sporting Body and Motorsport UK. The role of the Association Executive is to go through all that on your behalf and extract from it what You need to Know – That is below:-

 

 Current requirement in Scotland as of the 12th of March.

 

Venue Maintenance.

This is permissible, ‘Work’ is allowed and can be conducted by volunteers, it does not need to be a single person – in fact it is to be stressed that lone worker regulations are not to be ignored, but numbers should be minimised and Social Distancing Must be maintained and appropriate PPE be worn as required.

 

Note - Number of competitors attending events;

At present this is limited to 15 for outdoor events. There is no clear timescale at the moment for when this number can increase and to what level. We will update this page as soon as we have clarification.

Children or vulnerable persons who require supervision or a carer or other such person should note that the individual concerned can be at the event in addition to the 15, but, Must Not take part in Any capacity, officiate, driver, marshal or such like - they are allowed to be there to faciliate your attendance.

 

Be aware – All travel restrictions remain in place, also note that this varies for Children who can travel to (accompanied by their parent/guardian)  venues further afield (outside their area of residence) than adults.

 

 

Opening up the Sport, Key dates are;

From the 2nd of April

The stay at home order becomes stay local. Travel outwith local authority area for non essential purposes is not allowed (unless a Junior comnpetitor with parent/guardian as noted above)

Staying overnight in your own, on site accommodation (caravan, motorhome, tent) is permissible.

Officials (Non Competing only) can book a normal hotel as this is classed as ‘work’ even though a voluntary activity.

 

Travel

Note – The travel restrictions in Scotland up to 26th April are law.

Travel outwith Scotland to other areas of the United Kingdom remains prohibited for non essential travel. There is currently no date for this restriction to be removed but is under review by the Scottish Government. We will update this page when this restriction is removed.

Attending an amateur sporting event is not considered essential travel. It is therefore essential if attending a race meeting each racer ensures that they are eligible to race and not subject to restrictions. If a club knows a racer has travelled outwith the travel restrictions they should refuse entry to the race meeting.

 

From the 26th of April 

Travel restrictions within Scotland are to be removed.

Numbers of competitors attending an event can be increased to 30 in Tier 3 areas. 

Tourist accommodation can reopen.

 

A Date to be confirmed between the 17 May to Early June 

Indoor racing can recommence.

 

 

Activities can recommence using the following guidelines (the same as per the last lockdown), they can be found below:-

 Click Here for the Getting Back On Track 2021 document download

 

 

Any racer not complying with local travel restrictions can be reported to the BRCA executive.