WIAA Votes to Delay Fall Sports
Written by Brittany Styles on July 23, 2020
The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association voted today, by a margin of 8-3, to move back the start dates for fall sports in 2020.
The WIAA Board of Control voted for ‘low-risk’ sports including; cross country, girls golf, girls tennis and girls swimming, to begin the week of August 17th. ‘High-risk’ sports including; football, volleyball and boys soccer are scheduled to start the week of September 7th.
If school districts choose not to participate, the WIAA has the ability to provide a spring opportunity.
APPROVED, 8-3:— WIAA (@wiaawi) July 23, 2020
Practice for lower risk fall sports; Cross Country, Girls Golf, G. Swim & G. Tennis, can begin Aug 17.
Practice for Football, Boys Soccer & Volleyball can begin Sept 7.
If districts opt not to participate, a spring opportunity will be provided. Details TBD.