What is your game cancellation policy?

Touch is an all weather sport and is played in all weather conditions.

Events (games, training sessions etc) are only cancelled or postponed if we are legally not permitted to play, or conditions are considered dangerous. The two primary weather reasons being:

  • Lightning in the imminent area. This will not lead to cancellation. Lightning is transitory as such participants should attend, and if lightning is nearby shelter in the pavilion until it passes. At which time we will recommence (light permitting).
  • Extreme heat or air pollution. This may lead to cancellation. This will be assessed throughout the day of competition and will be posted on the website by not later than 4 PM. Extreme is considered temperatures forecast to be clearly above 38 degrees or an air quality index forecast to be above 150 (for the event time). We have only ever cancelled two rounds due to extreme heat or pollution

Cancellation information will always appear on the website first (we will also try to email captains). Therefore if there is nothing on the website then the event is going ahead. Please do not call or email just check the website.

Where possible we shall replay any event that has been lost, but this is not always possible, as such we prefer to play (when safe).

Published by

Peter Shaw

Has been involved witth Touch football since 2000 after return from playing semi professional rugby in England. He is the founder and president of Princes Park Touch.