MIDVALE, Utah (April 9, 2021) - With the statewide mask mandate ending on April 10th, this message serves as a reminder that UHSAA sanctioned events fall under K-12 jurisdiction, which states that mask mandates will remain in-place until June 15.
Local officials, such as school boards or UHSAA boards, do not have legal authority to end the school mask requirement until this date. Mask requirements will remain in place for group gatherings of 50 or more people. Additionally, the ‘Test-to-Play’ protocols will continue to be used in a soon-to-be released State Public Heath Order.
The UHSAA appreciates the cooperation and support of these ongoing measures around the state. With case numbers continuing to fall around the state, we are excited about our venues allowing more individuals to be able to attend our state championship events this spring.
Please continue to follow all UHSAA ‘Safe Participation Protocols’ found on the UHSAA website throughout the remainder of the spring season. The UHSAA looks forward to having as many of you join us at our spring championships as our venues will allow.
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... Read More