Washington pushes back start of high school football season to September 18

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is pushing back the start of Fall sports. The WIAA has moved the start of high school football fall practice to September 5, which means the regular season would start September 18.

“The action was taken in an attempt to relieve pressure on member schools as they prepare for the opening of schools to in-person and/or online learning.” 

WIAAA website

The regular season was scheduled to start September 5.

The WIAA will meet July 21 to reassess the situation and make an announcement on changes on July 22.

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