After the 5-4 decision at a Jan. 12 AIA board meeting to reinstate the winter sports season, boys and girls basketball, soccer and wrestling will start as (re)scheduled on Jan. 18.
Players and coaches are required to wear a cloth mask
Much like the decision of the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board to cancel the winter sports season Jan. 8 by one vote, the 5-4 decision at Tuesday's board meeting to reinstate the winter sports season.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association executive board voted to cancel the winter sports season, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases since the holidays and the recommendations of the AIA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
As local college and high school teams hope to start their winter sports schedule, Surprise has set 50 people as the threshold at which city approval is required for organized indoor and outdoor public events.