STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel the 2020 Annual Meeting and to delay making a determination on the continuation or cancellation of the spring sports seasons and tournaments at a special meeting today.
Due to the cancelation of all remaining winter sports seasons, which included the 2020 WIAA Boys & Girls 3-Point Challenges, the WIAA Board of Control and executive staff is honoring all 10 girls contest finalists, as well as the 13 boys that were still in contention for a spot in the contest.
by Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations
March Madness took on another meaning for everyone in the sports world in the last couple of week – weeks like none other in the history of organized sports with the acceleration of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order issued Friday, March 13, 2020, closes all public and private schools, and suspends all school spring sports activities indefinitely beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association determined all remaining games of the State Girls Basketball Tournament, and the boys basketball sectional finals and the State Tournament will be canceled in response to the evolving concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic has been informed that the Kohl Center will not be available for State Boys Basketball Tournament scheduled for March 19-21.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, in accordance with policies and guidance from public health organizations and the World Health Organization for mass gatherings, will be limiting attendance at the remainder of all winter tournament events scheduled March 12-14 and March 19-21.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Tickets for the WIAA Girls and Boys State Basketball tournaments, except the party of 88 immediate family members, will be refunded in full. Please allow staff time to make these refunds and contact the WIAA office only if you do not see a refund to your account within two weeks of the tournament.
Any tickets purchased at school will we be refunded by your school and not the Resch Center or the WIAA.
The WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament and the boys basketball sectionals scheduled for this week are continuing as planned.