When Fairfax County closes fields, AC Cugini must cancel practices and games. Fields are closed because of inclement weather or sometimes, even on sunny days, when grass fields are saturated or too muddy due to prior rain.
Cugini club officials do not send emails to teams about practice or game cancellations (although team managers are free to email their team members)
. AC Cugini members must use one the following methods to obtain home field closing/cancellation information:
- Check the AC Cugini facebook page
- Check the Cugini website homepage
- Check the Fairfax County hotline (703.324.5264) or County Website.
Note: For WEEKDAY field closings only. The County does not update its hotline or website on weekends.
Be sure to check after periods of rain or in winter on extremely cold days! In addition, artificial turf fields will be closed if snow or ice covers the field. No one is permitted to remove any snow or ice from the field. We also cancel practices if temperatures are predicted to be below freezing,
- During the Fall and Spring seasons, AC Cugini posts cancellations by 3:00pm on weeknights and 8:30am on Saturday and Sunday.
- During the Winter season, AC Cugini posts cancellations by 3:00pm on weeknights and 10:00am on Saturday on Sunday.
Rescheduling Games Canceled by Field Closures
All coaches and team managers must know their league's policy on rescheduling game matches as each league is different.
Cancellations Notices for Home and Away Games for AC Cugini Travel Teams or SFL Teams
: The team manager or head coach of
an team (not the Club) is responsible for notifying parents of any game cancellations and rescheduled matches.
Rescheduling Travel Team Games or SFL Games Played on Cugini home fields:
The team manager of the AC Cugini travel team or the head coach of an AC Cugini SFL team must contact the opposing team immediately to let them know when a game played at a CUGINI home field has been canceled. Be sure to check for possible rescheduled dates and contact Cugini Fields director Fabio Diletti for available fields and times.