A number of highschool sports activities similar to cross nation, golf and tennis may start as early as Jan. 25 primarily based on the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) COVID-19 modifications launched final week.
Groups must comply with a number of COVID-19 pointers set by the county the place they’re situated. Pupil-athletes who exams constructive for the virus can’t return to apply or competitors till they’re cleared by their physician.
With California counties positioned in a tier system primarily based on the variety of coronavirus constructive exams, sure sports activities might be allowed to play within the widespread tier, whereas others might be allowed when the state strikes to the substantial, reasonable and minimal tiers.
All however 4 counties at the moment are within the widespread tier, based on state officers.
Sports activities that might be allowed within the widespread tier are cross nation, golf, snowboarding, snowboarding, swimming and diving, tennis and observe and area.
When the state strikes to the substantial tier, baseball, area hockey, ladies lacrosse and softball might be allowed.
Within the reasonable tier, badminton, soccer, gymnastics, boys lacrosse, soccer, volleyball and water polo might be allowed to play.
The minimal tier will enable basketball, cheerleading and wrestling.
“Colleges should comply with all pointers from their native county and the governing