Multiple south-west sport competitions will meet this week to decide their next move following the release of the state government's coronavirus roadmap.
Community sport is restricted to training until the state reaches 80 per cent of people aged 16-plus fully vaccinated, which is tipped to be on November 5.
When the 80 per cent target is met, competition is permitted - both indoors and outdoors - with the minimum number of people required. Spectators will be subject to gathering limits.
Sports such as football, cricket, lawn bowls and basketball will be impacted by the roadmap, which details restrictions at 80 per cent single-dose, 70 and 80 per cent fully vaccinated.
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The Warrnambool and District Cricket Association was preparing for its season start on October 2 while South West Cricket hoped to start on the 16th.
Western District Playing Area had set October 19 and 23 for its midweek and weekend pennant start dates.
The Warrnambool Seahawks and Mermaids were also to start their Country Basketball League season in early October.
The Hampden league had hoped to play its Sunday junior competition grand finals by October 2 if possible.
HFNL media manager Troy Logan said the league was waiting on clarity before making any decisions.
"First and foremost, it's disappointing in regional Victoria, in particular, that community sport hasn't been considered earlier in the roadmap," he said.
"In terms of our Sunday junior competitions we need to wait for some confirmation and clarity from AFL Victoria and Netball Victoria and consult all our stakeholders before reaching and announcing any decision."
South Warrnambool (four), Koroit (two) Hamilton Kangaroos and Cobden (one) all have teams in grand finals.
Western Victoria Female Football League released a statement on Monday confirming it had called off its grand finals after the roadmap didn't allow the league to play the deciders as planned by October 3.
"With the proposed date for return to community sport competition on the 5th of November the decision has been made to cancel the grand finals," the statement read.
"To clubs, players, supporters and sponsors not to get a result and not get the chance to play finals is disappointing due to the contribution everyone has put in for season 2021.
"We thank everyone involved for their patience and the league is excited for 2022."
Minor premierships will be awarded to Portland (seniors) and South Warrnambool.
The Roosters had a senior side and Horsham Demons a junior team in the deciders.
The league is still committed to holding its awards night for the 2021 season, which will be most likely be in late October or early November.
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WDCA chairman Gordon McLeod said he was aware Cricket Victoria was meeting with the state government this week about the restrictions and what they mean for cricket.
He said the association was waiting for some more clear advice from a cricket perspective before making a call on when the season starts.
SWC operations manager Fraser Lucas said the association would meet on Wednesday night to discuss the government's roadmap and its plan moving forward.
He said they were also waiting on confirmation from Cricket Victoria.
WDPA's Marian Treweek said the competition's committee would meet on Tuesday night to discuss their plan.
She said the fate of the first two rounds would also be discussed.
Treweek said the committee was still trying to work out what the roadmap meant for bowls. Teams are currently doing social bowls for practice.
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