At its December 22, 2020, Board of Directors Meeting, PIAA adopted the following return to competition provisions for practice to be followed by member schools starting Monday, January 4, 2021.
The increases in Covid-19 cases across the Commonwealth have led the Governor to "pause" extracurricular activities for the next three weeks.
This morning Governor Wolf announced some changes in the spectator limits that will have an impact upon member schools, leagues, conferences and Districts hosting athletic events.
This afternoon we received information that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay of Judge Stickman's decision striking the Governor's COVID-19 restrictions in several areas. The most important for our purposes is the limitation on gatherings.
All sports programs are on hold until Octpber 13 and all learning will now be remote.
The PIAA Board of Directors voted this afternoon to permit fall sports to begin on Monday, August 24th, based on local school decisions.
The PIAA Board of Directors met this afternoon to review Governor Wolf’s statement strongly recommending no interscholastic and recreational sports until January 1st.
Today, Governor Wolf issued a statement of strongly recommending no interscholastic and recreational sports until January 1st. We are tremendously disappointed in this decision.
Mechanicsburg - PIAA is committed to maximizing the athletic opportunities for students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
PIAA is moving forward with the normal start of the fall sports season unless otherwise directed by the Commonwealth.
This guidance is preliminary and will be updated as more public health data and other information is available.
MECHANICSBURG - Today, the Governor’s Office and PA Department of Education (PDE) issued Preliminary School Sports’ Guidance for schools. This information will allow each school to resume voluntary sports' related activities and to develop their own Athletics, Health and Safety Plan.
PIAA recognizes that students and schools desire to engage in voluntary out‐of season activities.
“We want kids to be kids and play sports and be representatives of their school and community.”
On Friday, April 17, several PIAA District IV Schools will begin honoring the Class of 2020 and supporting the nurses, doctors, and first responders on the front line of COVID-19 by lighting up our high school stadium at 8:20 pm (2020 hours) for 20 minutes.