2019-21 First Consideration With Regions
November 28, 2018—PRESS RELEASE
UHSAA Announces First Consideration of Regions for 2019-2021
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Board of Trustees met and passed a first consideration of regions for 2019-21. The initial placement of schools can be found in an attachment on the UHSAA website:
A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 6:30 pm in an attempt to get feedback from the various districts, schools and communities on the placement of schools into regions. The public hearing will be held at Jordan High School in Sandy. In addition to the hearing, the UHSAA Board of Trustees is seeking public comment regarding region placement of schools through the following link:
The assignment of schools into regions will be finalized on December 6, 2018, by the Board of Trustees, allowing time for schools and regions to organize and schedule for the two-year alignment period. The first contests under the new alignment will take place the fall of 2019. The enrollment data upon which the alignment is based will be less than one year old. The UHSAA Board of Trustees retains the responsibility for alignment of all member schools.
About the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA)
The UHSAA is the leadership organization for high school athletic and fine arts activities in Utah. Since 1927, the UHSAA has led the development of education-based interscholastic athletic and fine arts activities that help students succeed in their lives. The belief is these activities are an essential part of the high school experience and go a long way to improving academic performance and producing better citizens.
The UHSAA reaches 156 member schools and nearly 100,000 participants in high school activity programs. The organization sanctions 10 girls’ sports and 10 boys’ sports and music, theatre/drama and speech/debate in six different classifications. The UHSAA is governed by a 15 member Board of Trustees made up of elected school board members, superintendents and principals representing school districts and areas throughout Utah, a charter school representative, a private school representative and a state board of education representative.
The organization is committed to stressing educational and cultural values, improving the participation experience in activities, promoting life skills and lessons involved in competitive activities, fostering sportsmanship and mutual respect and assisting those who oversee high school sports and activities in UHSAA member high schools. For more information, visit the UHSAA website at www.uhsaa.org.