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NYSPHSAA announces cancellation of 2021 spring championships

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 11:26:58-05

BUFFAO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced the cancellation of its 2021 spring championships Wednesday.

NYSPHSAA released the following statement on Twitter:

After listening to concerns from the 11 #NYSPHSAA sections, the 11 section executive directors and member schools, the NYSPHSAA officers have approved the cancellation of the 2021 NYSPHSAA Spring Championships.
- NYSPHSAA

Dr. Robert Zayas, Executive Director of the NYSPHSAA, released the following statement on Twitter:

Certainly a difficult decision, however at this time our focus must be on maximum participation of students. Making this announcement now provides schools and Sections with flexibility to appropriately plan & schedule the remaining seasons of the 2020-2021 school year.
- Dr. Robert Zayas

The spring sports season is set to begin April 19.

For more information on the NYSPHSAA's plans and guidance on the return to play you can click here.