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ASAA Cancels 2020 Spring Events - March 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 23, 2020

CONTACT: BILLY STRICKLAND - 563-3723, <billy@asaa.org>

The Alaska School Activities Association is announcing cancellation of all 2020 spring events, championships, regular season contest and practices.

This decision applies to the following to: All-State Art, Esports (Spring Season), Solo & Ensemble, Track & Field, Soccer, Baseball and Softball.

This decision is based on the following:

  • On Friday, March 20, 2020, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, the Alaska Chief Medical Officer and the Office of the Governor issued Health Mandate 8.1 which states “Public and private schools are closed to students through May 1, 2020. Students will receive instruction through distance delivery methods. All after school activities will be suspended during this time.”

  • For safety reasons, ASAA bylaws require students to have completed 10 practices prior to participating in contest.

  • The guidance of State Health Officials and the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.

View the memo.