Following three days of meetings between CIF State officials and the 10 CIF Section Commissioners, the CIF released Return to Physical Activity/Training Guidelines on Friday, June 12.
The CIF’s guidelines are similar to the recommendations released on May 19 by the NFHS. The guidelines are intended “to be a framework for schools and school districts to consider in designing return to physical activity/training standards that are in accordance with state and local county requirements.”
The return-to-play guidelines from the CIF address:
- Pre-participation physical exams
- Facilities cleaning
- Entrance/exit strategies
- Pre-workout screening
- Hygiene practices
- Hydration/Food recommendations
- Face coverings
- Limitations on gatherings
- Physical activity and athletic equipment
- Weight Rooms
- Locker rooms and athletic weight rooms training areas
- How to prepare athletes to return to physical activity
Here’s a look at the sports that can begin modified team practices in Phase Two, pending local county guidelines:
And here’s a look at the sports that will remain in “conditioning” mode, unless local county guidelines permit otherwise.
The CIF said a decision on the 2020 fall sports calendar — including potential season start dates — will come by July 20.
Read the CIF’s complete Return to Physical Activity/Training Guidelines here.