The MPSSAA has broken each season into four time frames based on the cyclical operations member schools face throughout the course of an interscholastic season. Under these timeframes are specific guidance to assist Local School System (LSS) systematically implement interscholastic athletics. These time frames include preparation, preseason, participation, and postseason.
POSTSEASON - MPSSAA STATE TOURNAMENTS AND CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS
The MPSSAA recognizes the highest risk, according to the CDC, is increased participation opportunities that includes statewide competitions among different geographic areas. This reality places state championships or culminating events in jeopardy depending on the sport. Each respective sport will be evaluated by the MPSSAA on an individual basis to make calculated and informed decisions dependent on the characteristics of the MPSSAA-administered sport, the number of programs being administered by member schools, and local and state health department guidance on the status quo of statewide participation.
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