FCPS announce High School sports schedule

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Frederick County Public School (FCPS) announced a plan for the three high schools to compete in a revised fall, winter and spring sports.

Beginning with winter sports March 1 and concluding March 27.

The fall season will follow March 29 through April 24.

The spring season will begin April 26 and concludes June 16.

School Superintendent David Sovine says in a press release.

It’s prudent to delay the start of our high school athletics program until March in an effort to get beyond any spike in COVID-19 cases following the holiday season.

Where as the schedule differs with athletic seasons established by the Virginia High School  League (VHSL) FCPS teams will not be eligible to participate in VHSL postseason play.

FCPS teams competing in the spring season will be eligible for the VHSL playoffs. 

At the present time, FCPS does not plan to allow spectators  to attend any indoor athletic events.

As an alternative, the school division is working to make  such events available via a livestream over the Internet.

A limited number of spectators will be  allowed to attend outdoor events in compliance with the school division’s health and safety plan,  any executive orders that are in place at the time the events are held and guidance provided by the local health department.  

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