The GHSA and the Sports Medicine Advisory Council appreciates our member schools’ efforts during the successful implementation of the Coronavirus Guidance Plan.
The GHSA has elected to implement: 1) inter-squad competitions (7-on-7, 3-on-3, … ) are allowed but competition between schools is illegal, 2) Groups of 50 are allowed to re-group if it can be done safely, 3) Cheerleading, Softball and Volleyball tryouts are allowed, 4) mask and face covering are recommended and 5) Each student should have their own personal water bottle (water bottles may be re-filled during workouts). No use of water fountains or “water cows” is allowed, starting Monday, July 6thwith the following stipulations:
1. Recommend a mask or face covering.
2. Groups may be re grouped into a group with up to the limit of 50 individuals.
3. Water bottles may be refilled during workouts
FOOTBALL– NO helmets, shoulder pads, girdles, knee or thigh pads can be worn AT ANY TIME. The face mask and face covering recommended guideline does not refer to helmets or helmet face masks, but to the use of cloth face covering/masks to help slow the spread of Covid-19.
Click here for a Revised Guidance which may be implemented Monday, July 6th.
Recommendations and restrictions are fluid and subject to change. Safety must be our top priority.