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New England Spring Championships Canceled

New England Spring Championships Canceled

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on spring sports schedules, the Council of New England Secondary Schools Principals’ Association (CNESSPA) has announced a decision to cancel the 2021 Spring New England Championships. The members of the New England Council voted unanimously 6-0 to cancel the New England Outdoor Track & Field and Golf Championships scheduled for June 2021.

“At this time, there is uncertainty within our states to what will be allowed for interstate travel, multi-team events, and spectator attendance, throughout the spring season. There is also inconsistency among our states in the duration of the spring season to allow for the scheduled dates,” said CNESSPA Executive Director Donald Friedman.

CIAC February 18th Update – Winter and Spring Sports

CIAC February 18th Update – Winter and Spring Sports

CHESHIRE, Conn –  Following recently revised guidance from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the CIAC met with representatives from the Connecticut Department of Public Health and Governor Lamont’s office to discuss how those revisions may impact interscholastic athletics. Following that meeting, the CIAC formally requested consideration from the Connecticut DPH to revisitContinue Reading

1st Annual Statewide CT High School Virtual Talent Showcase

1st Annual Statewide CT High School Virtual Talent Showcase

1st Annual Statewide CT High School Virtual Talent Showcase Goal– To create an opportunity for high school students to showcase their talents by participating in a virtual Talent Showcase.  Purpose– To provide a safe and positive way for students and staff to safely stay connected with peers, promote a sense of community, and demonstrate schoolContinue Reading

CIAC Announces The 2020-2021 “Battle of the Teams”

CIAC Announces The 2020-2021 “Battle of the Teams”

Sportsmanship and positive student interactions are at the heart of the mission of CAS-CIAC. The Battle of the Fans, first introduced in the 2014-15 school year, is designed to inspire and recognize schools that use sporting events as an opportunity to foster a welcoming and fun school climate through supportive and creative cheering and behavior.Continue Reading

CIAC Board of Control Approves Winter Sports Plan

At this morning’s meeting of the CIAC Board of Control, members reviewed and approved the CIAC Winter Sports Plan. The complete plan can be viewed at  https://casci.ac/6390. The first practice date for winter sports has been set for no sooner than Tuesday, January 19. Games may begin on or after Monday, February 8. Twelve regularContinue Reading

CIAC Sportsmanship Conference Set for February 10th – Register Here

We invite you to join us for the CIAC 2021 Sportsmanship Conference, to be held virtually on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 8:30am – 10:00am. Snow date is Wednesday, February 17, 2021.  Register here: casci.ac/6314   (separate link below for t-shirt order) We’ll welcome interesting guests as well as spotlight video content from Connecticut high school studentContinue Reading

CIAC Honors 16 Class Act Schools with Michaels Cup Award

The CIAC proudly announces a list of 16 Connecticut High Schools being honored with a Michaels Achievement Cup Award for the 2019-2020 academic year. Schools that are part of the CIAC’s Class Act program can be considered for the Michaels Cup Award. The Michaels Cup Committee recognized these exemplary athletics programs for their willingness toContinue Reading

CIAC Board of Control Update – January 7, 2021

CHESHIRE, Conn –   The CIAC Board of Control met this morning to discuss recent communications with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, appraise the current level of in-person learning around the state, and review the COVID mitigating strategies contained in the CIAC Winter Sports Plan. With approval by the board this morning, the initial COVID mitigatingContinue Reading

Danbury’s Patrick Rosetti Named 2021 Michael H. Savage Spirit of Sport Winner

Danbury’s Patrick Rosetti Named 2021 Michael H. Savage Spirit of Sport Winner

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Patrick Rosetti, a senior quarterback on the football team at Danbury High School, has been chosen as the 2021 Michael H. Savage Spirit of Sport Award honoree. He becomes the 12th recipient of this distinguished yearly award, and as Connecticut’s selection he will go forward as a nominee for the National Federation ofContinue Reading

CIAC Board of Control Votes To Postpone Start of Winter Sports Season

The CIAC Board of Control acted this morning to postpone all winter sports to January 19, 2021. The CIAC Board of Control will continue to collaborate with the DPH, Governor Lamont’s office, and the CSMS Sports Medicine Committee in the weeks leading up to the January 19th start of winter practices. CIAC Interscholastic athletics areContinue Reading