NDHSAA Board Synopsis: March 20 Meeting

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota High School Activities Board of Directors met on March 20 via conference call for a special meeting regarding the current suspension of 2020 NDHSAA Winter Postseason Basketball Tournaments, Spring Sports and Spring Fine Arts Contests.

The Board voted to re-assess the current suspensions of Winter Postseason Basketball Tournaments and Spring Fine Arts Contests at their next regularly scheduled meeting on March 31.

All sports and activities, including practices, are suspended until at least Monday, April 6th. The Board approved guidelines for coaches and advisors to use during the suspension. Link to approved guidelines for coaches and advisors to use during the suspension: https://bit.ly/susp-act-practice

The Board also took the following action:

  1. The waiver of all fines regarding Coaching permits, Online Rules Clinics, Online Rules Tests and NDHSAA Website Requirements for Spring Sports (Picture, Roster, Cutline and Schedules).

  2. The Cancellation of the Class B District Chair Meeting, Basketball and Softball Officials Workshops, the NDOA Board of Directors Meeting, the Class B Parade of Champions, and the Class A and B Academic All-State Recognition Ceremony. 

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