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GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING ANNOUNCEMENTS
March 1, 2021

2020-21 IMPORTANT DATES
Girls Beginning Practice Date — March 1
Girls Earliest Possible Competition — March 15
GIRLS STATE MEET — May 20-22

Up-to-date information regarding the Girls Swimming & Diving KSHSAA State Championships including the entries process, schedule, format, and spectator status will be provided throughout the season as COVID conditions are evaluated and decisions are made by the KSHSAA and host site meet directors, the local county health department, the KSHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, and the KSHSAA Executive Board of Directors.

COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION CONSIDERATIONS – PRACTICE & COMPETITION
COVID still exists! Be sure to implement risk-mitigation strategies for practices and competitions during the regular season. We all want to do our part to make sure we get to the state championships in May. Each of the following links can be accessed on the KSHSAA Website at www.kshsaa.org.

COVID-19 RESOURCES – Includes RETURN TO PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES.
GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ALL ACTIVITIES
ACTIVITY SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS (GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING) – Page 5 explains Virtual Competitions.

A quick checklist:

  • Practice in pods/small groups; keep practice lane assignments the same.
  • No shared equipment; sanitize regularly.
  • Locker rooms/restrooms – limit numbers.
  • Re-visit meet schedules – decrease participation numbers and reduce travel distance.

2020-21 NFHS RULES & POINTS OF EMPHASIS
To access and review NFHS swimming and diving rules changes and points of emphasis with rationale and explanation for the 2020-21 high school seasons, please go to NFHS.ORG – SWIMMING & DIVING or KSHSAA.ORG – SWIMMING & DIVING. This year’s points of emphasis are as follows:

  1. Communication Between the Referee and Table
  2. Establishing the Official Time
  3. Diving Entries
  4. Signals for Officiating Swimmers with Disabilities

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Overland Park-Blue Valley West
Andover Central
Lawrence
Wichita-Bishop Carroll


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