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Board Provides Unprecedented Flexibility for Fall Sports

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control considered a number of season schedule models and resolved to maintain fall interscholastic opportunities with a delayed start, as well as an alternate opportunity for schools unable to start and administer the traditional fall season, at its virtual special meeting today.

Executive Staff Responds to Expanded Contact Days Questions

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel 2020 spring sports regular-season competitions and the Tournament Series and extended unrestricted summertime coaching contact for spring sports at its April meeting Tuesday. Included a list of questions the Executive Staff has received with responses. Updated Monday, June 4, 2020 - 8:45 a.m.

NFHS Halts Printing of Baseball, Softball, Track Rules Publications; 2020 Rules to be Used in 2021 Season

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Due to the cancellation of spring sports at high schools across the country, the National Federation of State High School Associations will not be publishing new rules (both print and digital) for 2021 in the WIAA-sponsored sports of baseball, softball, and track & field.

Spring Competitions & Tournaments Canceled, But Spring Sports Opportunities Extended

Updated April 22, 2020 - 9:45 a.m.

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel 2020 spring sports regular-season competitions and the Tournament Series while allowing individual, virtual spring sports coaching to continue until the final day of the 2020 season, which is the final day of the State Tournament for the respective sports.

Important Rule Reminders Following School Closure Announcement

Here are a number of reminders for athletic directors and coaches as the DHS COVID-19 Executive Order has been extended through May 26, 2020. All WIAA rules remain in effect. These include code of conduct enforcement, in-season vs. out-of-season instruction and school year vs. summer contact opportunities – at this time.

WIAA to Review Options to Determine Fate of Spring Sports

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control will discuss the membership’s options for the remainder of the spring sports seasons and for summertime regulations at its scheduled meeting on April 21 via video conferencing.

Challenges of Downtime from Sports

by Matthew Myrvik, PhD, CMPC Clinical Sport Psychologist Medical College of Wisconsin

Whether it is fourth-and-goal or down by five points with one minute left in the game, sports is filled with challenging situations. As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread, the lives of youth athletes will be met with many more challenges.

Assisting Injured, Expanding Exchange Zones Among Track & Field/Cross Country Rule Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The expansion of exchange zones in short relay events, which does not require tracks to be repainted/resurfaced, as well as assisting injured athletes, are among the rules changes for high school track and field and cross country.

State Track & Field Championships Recap

LA CROSSE, Wis. – The 2019 State Boys and Girls Track & Field Championships produced eight team champions and 117 event champions at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex Friday and Saturday.

State Track & Field Championships Preview

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The 124th Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Track and Field Championships and the 49th Girls Track and Field Championships will be held Friday and Saturday, May 31-June 1, at the Veterans Memorial Stadium Complex on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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