CHSAA issues modifications for Season B sports, activities

Steve Smith
ssmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 1/11/21

AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association put out a list of guidelines for the sports contained in the so-called “Season B” lineup. Practice for boys and girls basketball, boys …

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CHSAA issues modifications for Season B sports, activities

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AURORA — The Colorado High School Activities Association put out a list of guidelines for the sports contained in the so-called “Season B” lineup.

Practice for boys and girls basketball, boys and girls wrestling, girls swimming and spirit teams begin Jan. 18. Most, if not all those programs will continue their pre-practice workouts for the balance of this week. The first games of the various seasons begin Monday, Jan. 25.

Basketball

The schedule is limited to 14 games for varsity teams and 12 for junior-varsity and “C” level teams. Postseason play involves a 24-team bracket for class 3A schools and 32-team brackets for class 4A and 5A schools. Players will have to wear masks during play.

Come state tournament time, there will be no consolation rounds for class 3A schools. League champions qualify for the state playoffs. CHSAA’s seeding index helps determine the balance of the field. Schools have to play seven games to qualify, pending COVID-19 waivers.

Girls swimming

The season includes a seven-meet maximum within a school’s conference, plus a league-wide meet. All meets have to be conducted within the local limitations for indoor participants. There won’t be any scrimmages or foundation meets. 

The season ends March 6. The state meet starts on March 11. There will be 20 qualifiers, plus ties, per event, and it will be a timed final. Qualifiers come from times during the regular season.

Wrestling

Teams can schedule up to 20 dual meets. Triangular and quadrangular meets are allowed with a maximum amount of four teams in attendance.

Regionals will involve a 16-team bracket and a two-day format. The first seven weight classes finish their tournament on the opening day. Challenge matches will happen from the third round through the end of the tournament. First- and second-place finishers qualify for state. At state, officials will use an eight-person bracket (with consolation matches) and finish it in one day.

Spirit

CHSAA will allow spirit teams to support individual schools “without doing anything participatory” until the regular season begins on Jan. 18. Participants have to wear masks except for 2:30 or 3:00 (for Gameday) of performance time at state. CHSAA encouraged teams to work in pods or stunt groups to eliminate crossover.

CHSAA also encouraged maintaining of social distancing during sideline cheer. The only changes may involve things such as warmups and pictures. The number of state qualifiers won’t change.

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