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Fall Sports Guidance

The Officers of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), voted to delay the official start date of the Fall 2020 sports season, cancel the Fall 2020 Regional and State Championships and prepare to implement a condensed season schedule in January 2021 if high school sports remain prohibited throughout 2020 due to COVID-19.   

The original start date of August 24th has been pushed back to at least September 21st.  The Athletic Recertification online form will open on August 21st.  All athletes must complete the online form prior to participation in athletic practices.  Athletes are not required to have an updated physical for the fall of 2020 as long as they have one on record within the last 2 years.  
 
In addition, the latest Department of Health guidance document released on July 13 does permit any school-sponsored athletic activities.  Further information is forthcoming.  
 
We will provide updated information as it becomes available.  
 
Links:
NYSPHSAA Press Release from July 16th  
 
Department Of Health Guidance Document from July 13th