Athletic Injuries, Prevention & Management

A tooth may chip (fracture), be knocked loose or completely knocked out. A blow to the upper or lower jaw is the usual mechanism by which the teeth can be damaged. A fractured tooth exposes the nerve within to the environment, rendering the tooth very sensitive to cold, and thereby requiring the athlete to keep his/her mouth closed. Signs & Symptoms Obvious cracking, splitting or chipping of the tooth. Sensitivity of the tooth to cold. Pain. Crooked or obvious missing tooth! On-Site Management Stop Bleeding. Have the athlete sit with their head forward, allowing the blood to drain from...Read more

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viaSport Return to Sport

As of March 11, 2022:

  • Masks are no longer required.
    • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring masks on their premises.
    • Reminder to the sport community to be respectful of people's differing comfort levels and that as we transition into this period, people may still choose to wear their mask.

As of April 8, 2022, proof of vaccine will no longer be required.

  • Individual businesses and event organizers can choose to continue requiring proof of vaccination for entry.
  • Additional guidance may be in place. See the Province of B.C.'s provincial restrictions page for more information.