Date posted: 9/22/2020 (revised 10/1/2020)
Posted by: Karen Wohlrab


Section VIII would like to announce the sport season dates as outlined below for the upcoming winter, fall and spring seasons set to begin in January 2021:
Winter Sports Season
Monday, January 4, 2021 - Friday, February 26, 2021 (47 day season)
B/G Basketball*, B Swim/Dive, B/G Bowling, Competitive Cheerleading*, Rifle, Wrestling*, Gymnastics, B/G Fencing, B/G Indoor Track
Fall Sports Season
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (45 day season)
Football*, B/G Soccer, G Tennis, B/G Cross Country, B Badminton, B/G Volleyball*, Cheerleading, Field Hockey, G Swim, B Golf
Spring Sports Season
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Monday, June 14, 2021 (46 day season)
Season may be extended if Regent Exams are not scheduled​
B/G Lacrosse*, Baseball, Softball, B Tennis, B/G Track and Field, G Badminton,
G Golf, B Golf


* Sports listed with an asterisk are defined by the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) as "higher risk" sports. Although they are included in the sport seasons listed above, further guidance from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and the Governor's Office is required before a return to play.