AIA Cancels Upcoming Winter Sports Season

Winter sports were scheduled to begin later this month

On Friday, the AIA voted to cancel the high school winter sports season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

During an executive session, the AIA (Arizona Interscholastic Association) voted 5 to 4 to cancel the season.

Winter sports were scheduled to begin later this month.

The decision sparked outrage, prompting the circulation of an online petition calling for reconsideration:

According to AZPreps365, the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) made the recommendation to the AIA’s Executive Board to cancel the high school winter sports season.

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