In an effort to ensure students have the opportunity to participate in the sports of their choosing during the 2020-2021 school year, the NMAA has created an amended calendar which provides seasons for all 13 sports sanctioned by the Association.
The tentative dates for both the start of the official season and state championship events for each sport are listed in the link. Please note that these are subject to change due to the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic.
|Sport||Start Date||State Championships|
|Cross Country||Sept. 14||November 13-14|
|Golf (Fall Season)||Sept. 14||June 21-22|
|Volleyball||Oct. 5||December 4-12|
|Basketball||Jan. 4||March 1-13|
|Swimming & Diving||Jan. 4||March 13 & 20|
|Soccer||Feb. 15||April 12-17|
|Football||Feb. 22||April 23-24 & 30, May 1 & 8|
|Wrestling||April 5||June 7-12|
|Baseball||April 5||June 21-26|
|Softball||April 5||June 21-26|
|Golf (Spring Season)||April 5||June 21-22|
|Tennis||April 5||June 14-19|
|Track & Field||April 5||June 17-19 & 24-26|
A detailed calendar and table of modified athletic events can be accessed from the NMAA website by clicking on the below links:
The NMAA has worked with its membership to create a modified calendar that will allow for all sports to be played in 2020-2021, while also limiting the overlap between each season so that students can still participate in multiple sports.
NMAA Executive Director, Sally Marquez, has also created an informational video that answers numerous questions regarding these changes. This Q & A can be accessed from the below link:
For more information pertaining to this announcement, please contact Dusty Young, NMAA Associate Director, at 505.977.5385.