Will there be high school football this fall in Illinois?

Will Illinois have high school football this fall?

The high school football season, which was scheduled to start in August (with games starting Aug. 28), is currently shelved until late-winter 2021. Football practices are expected to resume Feb. 15.

Will there be high school football in Illinois?

Read: Illinois moves high school football to Spring 2021

The first practice for teams across the state will be March 3 with the first games allowed on March 19. With no state playoffs, the six-game regular season will end on April 24.

Does Illinois have high school sports?

ILLINOIS, USA — More spectators will be able to watch high school sports outdoors in Illinois this spring. In a tweet Monday, the Illinois High School Association announced new guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Will Illinois have high school football this spring?

High School football in the state of Illinois is moving from a fall season to a shorter spring season that is scheduled to start on Feb. 15, 2021 and expected to finish on May 1.

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Is Illinois going to have a football season?

The COVID-19 pandemic kept them away in 2020, so Saturday’s game against Nebraska is a homecoming for supporters of the Illini. …

Will there be a spring football season in Illinois?

NORMAL, Ill. – Illinois State football head coach Brock Spack announced Sunday that the Redbirds will opt out of their remaining four 2021 spring football games. The decision was made to protect the health and safety of the players and ensure their readiness for the upcoming 2021 fall 11-game slate.

Will there be IHSA football playoffs?

The Illinois High School Association and MaxPreps have released the 2021 Illinois high school football schedules for this fall. The 2021 season culminates with Destination DeKalb, as the IHSA Football State Finals (November 2627) return to Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Is Illinois playing high school basketball?

The Illinois High School Association announced on Wednesday that basketball season will start immediately and run until March 13. … Ngozi Ezike announced on Friday that regions in Illinois that reach Phase 4 of COVID-19 mitigations can play all sports.

Will Illinois high school sports be Cancelled?

IHSA executive director Craig Anderson said last month there is no plans to cancel any sports in the 2020-21 school year or any discussions to do so.

Is high school basketball happening in Illinois?

IDPH says all high school sports will be allowed to play in Phase 4, including basketball and football. Illinois Department of Public Health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said on Friday that all regions in Illinois that reach Phase 4 of COVID-19 mitigations can play high school basketball.

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When can high school football start in Illinois?

As for high school football in Illinois, practices can begin on March 3 and games can begin 16 days later on March 19 for regions that are in Phase 4 COVID-19 mitigation rules. The season will conclude on April 24 and no postseason play will be offered.