Concussion Code of Conduct (UOVLL)

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Player Safety


The Ontario Government has enacted Rowan's Law (Concussion Safety), 2018, S.O. 2018, c. 1 ("Act").  Ontario Regulation 161/19, the Act requires all sports organizations as defined in the Regulation ("Sports Organization"), which includes Upper Ottawa Valley Little League, to have a Concussion Code of Conduct. This Concussion Code of Conduct requires participants, as set out in the Act, to review the Ontario Government's issued Concussion Awareness Resources on an annual basis. A participant is subject to a Concussion Code of Conduct for each Sports Organization a participant registers with.


The Upper Ottawa Valley Little League Concussion Protocol and the applicable age-appropriate Concussion Awareness Resource Booklet can be found here;

Concussion Protocol
Concussion Protocol Management Flowsheet
Concussion Recognition Tool
Concussion Awareness Resource Ages 10 and Under
Concussion Awareness Resource Ages 11-14
 Concussion Awareness Resource Ages 15 and Up
Suspected Concussion Report Form
Concussion Return To Play Certification Form


These materials MUST be reviewed by players, parents, coaches, team trainers, managers, and officials prior to taking part in any activity with the Upper Ottawa Valley Little League. At the time of registration you will declare you have reviewed these documents.