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Will there be a season?


Oldskool
Joined: Feb 1, 2004
Posts: 1181
What are the thoughts out there??? Cant have Winter without wrestling!


Raider92
Joined: Nov 15, 2009
Posts: 154
My fingers are crossed, but the outlook on having a season is very bleak. Just can't imagine they will let the kids wrestle. I just feel horrible for the seniors.


ksl66
Joined: Oct 25, 2009
Posts: 282
Take a look at the state wrestling committee meeting minutes they didnít discuss any of the topics necessary to have practices, dual meets or tournaments. There was some discussion about certifications, but there was no outcome from the discussion other than they will be using the InBody system. After that they adjourned the meeting until January 12.

Here is a list of items thAt the wrestling committee did not discuss:
NOT DISCUSSED
b. Practices:
1. Who is eligible to practice? Are daily temperature checks required?
2. Can everyone wrestle at the same time or must mat space be limited for social distancing?
3. Who is required to wear masks and when?
4. Any new procedures needed for wrestlers to sanitize themselves at the end of practice? Wipes
required? Showering at site required?
5. Weight checking: Does scale need to be sanitized after each wrestler uses it?

c. Dual meets:
1. Will spectators be allowed?
2. Who is eligible to participate? Temp checks required?
3. Can they be broadcast on the internet (Example: TrackWrestling)?
4. What is cost involved for equipment to broadcast (hardware and software)?
5. Any legal issues in broadcasting wrestling events from high schools?
6. Will schools be allowed to travel with 40-50 kids on a bus?
7. What are the socially distancing and mask requirements for weigh-ins?
8. What will be required of officials?
9. What will be the rules for hand shaking?
10. Will teams be allowed to travel out of league or out of Section?
11. Must a database of names and phone numbers of all who attended be maintained to possible
contact if someone became infected?

d. Tournaments: (in addition to the above questions for Dual meets)
1. Will they be allowed?
2. Will there be a maximum on the # of teams or mats?
3. Will all teams be able to weigh in together?
4. Can you attend a tournament anywhere in the state?
5. Can you attend out of state events?

e. Someone tests positive:
1. Who is required to be informed?
2. Who must quarantine and for how long?
3. What must happen for the infected person to return to play?
AJOURNMENT
-Todayís Meeting: Start time: 10:00 a.m. End Time: 3:00 p.m. (5 hrs 00 minutes)
-Next meeting(s): Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

So I would say NYSPHSAA has no intentions of having a wrestling season in 20/21


Raider92
Joined: Nov 15, 2009
Posts: 154
I saw that....and agree....not good news for the wrestlers.


ksl66 wrote:
Take a look at the state wrestling committee meeting minutes they didnít discuss any of the topics necessary to have practices, dual meets or tournaments. There was some discussion about certifications, but there was no outcome from the discussion other than they will be using the InBody system. After that they adjourned the meeting until January 12.

Here is a list of items thAt the wrestling committee did not discuss:
NOT DISCUSSED
b. Practices:
1. Who is eligible to practice? Are daily temperature checks required?
2. Can everyone wrestle at the same time or must mat space be limited for social distancing?
3. Who is required to wear masks and when?
4. Any new procedures needed for wrestlers to sanitize themselves at the end of practice? Wipes
required? Showering at site required?
5. Weight checking: Does scale need to be sanitized after each wrestler uses it?

c. Dual meets:
1. Will spectators be allowed?
2. Who is eligible to participate? Temp checks required?
3. Can they be broadcast on the internet (Example: TrackWrestling)?
4. What is cost involved for equipment to broadcast (hardware and software)?
5. Any legal issues in broadcasting wrestling events from high schools?
6. Will schools be allowed to travel with 40-50 kids on a bus?
7. What are the socially distancing and mask requirements for weigh-ins?
8. What will be required of officials?
9. What will be the rules for hand shaking?
10. Will teams be allowed to travel out of league or out of Section?
11. Must a database of names and phone numbers of all who attended be maintained to possible
contact if someone became infected?

d. Tournaments: (in addition to the above questions for Dual meets)
1. Will they be allowed?
2. Will there be a maximum on the # of teams or mats?
3. Will all teams be able to weigh in together?
4. Can you attend a tournament anywhere in the state?
5. Can you attend out of state events?

e. Someone tests positive:
1. Who is required to be informed?
2. Who must quarantine and for how long?
3. What must happen for the infected person to return to play?
AJOURNMENT
-Todayís Meeting: Start time: 10:00 a.m. End Time: 3:00 p.m. (5 hrs 00 minutes)
-Next meeting(s): Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

So I would say NYSPHSAA has no intentions of having a wrestling season in 20/21
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