The AHSAA put out their latest statement on COVID-19 on Friday, March 13th.
TO: Superintendents, Principals, Athletic Directors, Head Coaches of Spring Sports
FROM: Steve Savarese, Executive Director AHSAA
DATE: March 13, 2020
REF: Latest Update on COVID-19
Based on the Governor's and the Alabama State Department of Education's (ALSDE) directives to close all schools across the state for a period of 2.5 weeks beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all athletic events including, but not limited to, contests, practices, weightlifting and conditioning are hereby suspended during this time. The last date for any athletic activity will be Tuesday, March 17th. The AHSAA will continue to work with the ALSDE, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Center of Disease Control (CDC) and the AHSAA Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to analyze the status of the current health situation.
At the end of the 2.5 week school closure period, the AHSAA will reevaluate health conditions and determine the status of spring sports championship play.
In the meantime, we pray everyone remains safe during this challenging time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Please visit www.ahsaa.com for all updates and current information. On Monday, March 16th, the AHSAA will provide updated FAQ.