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Operations and facilities for sports teams
Note: As used in this classification, the term "player" and "athlete" have the same meaning. Applies to workers employed by all types of athletic teams. This classification includes employees who care for a team's athletes, their equipment, the playing field/stadium/arena, or operate facilities during games. This classification includes the coaching staff and managers of amateur teams. However, when the only employees of an amateur sports team are coaching staff and standard exception employees, the team reports its coaching staff in classification 6103.
This classification also includes, but is not limited to: â¢ Trainers; â¢ Mascots; â¢ Announcers; â¢ Scorekeepers; â¢ Concessionaires; â¢ Laundry workers; â¢ Janitors; â¢ Stadium lighting and sound technicians; â¢ Ushers, security; â¢ Parking attendants; â¢ Staff who maintain clubhouse/locker room and grounds; â¢ Coaches and managers of professional and semiprofessional teams in the off-season only. Off-season follows the final competitive event. It begins after all athletes have left any premises used by their employer for player meetings, training, or practices, and continues until the time any of the players are assembled together again, by their employer, in preparation for the upcoming season. The following exposures are excluded: â¢ Professional and semiprofessional athletes (see classifications 6707 and 6809); â¢ Coaches and managers for professional and semiprofessional teams - Except in the off-season; â¢ Referees, umpires and other sports officials (see classifications 6707 and 6809); â¢ Ticket sales from office or booth with no other duties, which are reported in classification 4904; â¢ Businesses that own, or contract to maintain, a facility or stadium, but do not operate the facility for teams or sporting events classification 4910. For administrative purposes, classification 6706 is divided into the following subclassification: 6706-01 Athletic teams: Operations and facilities. [Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 15-02-060, Â§ 296-17A-6706, filed 1/6/15, effective 7/1/15. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as Â§ 296-17A-6706, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 98-18-042, Â§ 296-17-737, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), Â§ 296-17-737, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), Â§ 296-17-737, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; Order 75-38, Â§ 296-17-737, filed 11/24/75, effective 1/1/76; Order 74-40, Â§ 296-17-737, filed 11/27/74, effective 1/1/75; Order 73-22, Â§ 296-17-737, filed 11/9/73, effective 1/1/74.]