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CIAC Statement On Office Of Civil Rights Decision

CHESHIRE, Conn. –  After an administrative investigation, the United States Office for Civil Rights has taken the position that any participation by any transgender female athlete in girls’ high school track and field deprives cis-gender girls of a meaningful opportunity to participate in violation of Title IX.  These same issues are the subject of aContinue Reading

Two Guests Join As CIACcast Returns

Two Guests Join As CIACcast Returns

CIACcast is back with episode 113. Joe Calafiore from Hartford Athletic talks about the new Team of the Week program, and Glastonbury High School Junior Erin Cabana discusses some of her exciting video projects. The latest edition or past editions of the CIACcast can always be found at this page: http://ciacsports.com/site/?page_id=3171, or you can subscribe toContinue Reading

2020 Unified Sports Michaels Cup Awards

The Unified Sports Michaels Cup banquet is always one of the highlights of the CAS-CIAC calendars. The recognition event is a celebration of Unified Sports programs, athletes and teammates across Connecticut. Due to COVID-19 the event was not held this year, but there are still deserving honorees to recognize. Below you can see the studentsContinue Reading

CIAC Board of Control Meeting Update

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Following today’s meeting of the CIAC Board of Control, CIAC is providing a detailed update on COVID-19 related actions. Please click the following link for the full update: https://casci.ac/5591.

CIAC Spring Sports Update – 5/5/20

CHESHIRE, Conn. -The CIAC’s consideration for any spring sport experience has always been contingent on the re-opening of schools for in-person instruction. This morning, Governor Lamont ordered the cancellation of in-school classes for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. Therefore, there will not be a 2020 CIAC spring sports season. The CIAC empathizes withContinue Reading

Watch The CAS-CIAC Virtual Scholar-Athlete Banquet

Watch The CAS-CIAC Virtual Scholar-Athlete Banquet

CHESHIRE, Conn. – The full CAS-CIAC Virtual Scholar Athlete Banquet as shown on Fox61 and GameTimeCT is now available to watch below. Three hundred and sixty senior student athletes as selected by 183 schools were recognized for their achievements in athletics and the classroom.  The Scholar-Athlete Program annually recognizes two high school seniors fromContinue Reading

CAS-CIAC Holding Virtual Scholar-Athlete Banquet

CAS-CIAC Holding Virtual Scholar-Athlete Banquet

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Three hundred and sixty senior student athletes will be recognized in a CAS-CIAC Virtual Scholar-Athlete Banquet airing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 3, on Fox61 and GameTimeCT.com, Hearst Connecticut Media’s website dedicated to high school sports coverage. The 30-minute special will honor the Scholar Athletes selected by 183 schools for their achievementsContinue Reading

CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete Stories – 2019-20

CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete Stories – 2019-20

Every year since the spring of 1984, CAS-CIAC has brought together some of the best and brightest high school athletes in Connecticut for the CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete Banquet. The schools choose two seniors whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary, whose personal standards and achievements are a model to others, and who possess high levelsContinue Reading

CIAC Spring Sports Update

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Following today’s meeting of the CIAC Board of Control, CIAC is providing a detailed update on the spring sports season. Please click the following link for the full update: https://casci.ac/5549

Olivia Deleon-Gaston Inspires As Weaver Scholar Athlete

It’s roughly 2,000 miles from Colorado to Hartford, Connecticut. When Weaver High School senior Olivia Deleon-Gaston was entrenched in the foster care system in Colorado and then in facing down the many challenges that followed, the idea of being a CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete likely seemed much farther away than even those 2,000 miles. Ultimately, thoseContinue Reading