The TSSAA board of control met Wednesday, July 22, to adopt COVID-19 guidelines and contingency plans for fall sports. Unless the governor ends the emergency order for contact sports in Tennessee, these are the plans for the upcoming 2020-21 school year.
The high school football season is set to begin September 18 with an 8-game schedule to be determined at the state level. The top two teams in each region would advance to a 16-team playoff.
Girls soccer would also begin in September with the first TSSAA contest set for September 7. The state tournament has been pushed back to November 11-14.
Cross Country, Golf, and Volleyball are considered non-contact sports and will proceed as scheduled.
COVID-19 regulations are as followed:
1. Temperature Checks for all players, coaches, team personnel,
2. Coaches, players, team personnel must complete COVID screening questionnaire
3. Temperature Checks for all fans
4. Facial coverings required for all fans
5. No scrimmages, jamborees, 7 v 7 allowed during pre-season
In addition, all coaches will be required to take the National Federation of State High School Associations COVID-19 course.
The board of control approved eligibility for athletes who live in district that offer virtual school.
Collierville Schools COVID-19 guidelines for athletics are posted on each school's athletics website under the Resources tab. Please contact district athletic director, Jeff Curtis, with any questions: email@example.com.