Hurricanes News · MPSSAA Second Semester Athletic Plan


Second Semester – Beginning February 1, 2021 – June 19, 2021
A. Fall, Winter, Spring Sport competition and championship seasons administered in
modified formats.
B. SEASON 1 – Sport Season Winter
1. February 1 – February 21, 2021 – Sport Season Practice and Reconditioning.
2. February 22 – March 27, 2021 – Sport Competition Season.
3. 5 – weeks of interscholastic athletic competition available.
C. SEASON 2 – Sport Season Fall
1. March 15 – April 4, 2021 – Sport Season Practice and Reconditioning.
2. April 5 – May 8, 2021 – Sport Competition Season.
3. 5 – weeks of interscholastic athletic competition available.
D. SEASON 3 – Sport Season Spring
1. April 26 – May 16, 2021 – Sport Season Practice and Reconditioning.
2. May 17 – June 19, 2021 – Sport Competition Season.
3. 5 – weeks of interscholastic athletic competition available.
E. Special Considerations and Accommodations – The MPSSAA is working with LSS,
facilities, and health professionals regarding a variety of special accommodations and
considerations. Examples include:
1. The availability of facilities that are already at a premium (Swimming and Indoor
Track Complexes).
2. Additional training time for baseball and softball pitchers to prepare for a
shortened 5-week season.
3. Sport modifications for competition based on status of COVID-19 response.
F. MPSSAA State Tournaments – The MPSSAA recognizes the highest risk, according
to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention , is increased participation
opportunities that includes statewide competitions among different geographic areas.
The MPSSAA will look for creative ways regarding these types of events and make
decisions as we get closer to the second semester.