UHSAA Announces Final Classifications and Regions for 2019-2021
The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Board of Trustees met and heard appeals from four UHSAA member schools regarding the 2019-2021 alignment that was adopted by the BOT in December. The new placement of member schools can be found on the UHSAA website at the following link:
Four UHSAA member schools submitted appeals, per UHSAA policy, to the Board of Trustees in the January 24 meeting. After the meeting, the BOT approved the following actions:
- East High School was moved for all sports EXCEPT football to 5A Region 6
- West High School was moved to 6A Region 2 for football ONLY
- Jordan High School was moved to 6A Region 3 for all sports and activities
- Park City High School was moved to 5A Region 8 for all sports/activities EXCEPT football
- Milford High School was moved to 1A Region 20 for all sports/activities EXCEPT football
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.