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Rock Valley Conference postpones sports until spring
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Rock Valley Conference has decided to postpone sports until the spring.

According to a statement, RVC member schools will now develop a school that abides by public health guidelines.

> The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly posed challenges for planning events of all types throughout

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> our nation, state, and local communities. The goal of the Rock Valley Conference, first and foremost,

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> continues to be the health and safety of our school district communities. Regardless of the type of

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> event, health and safety must come first.

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> We have always viewed athletics as an important component to the educational process.

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> Participation in athletics provides opportunities for developing and cultivating a variety of skills, such

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> as communication, teamwork, discipline, leadership skills and respect for others.

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> The Rock Valley Conference supports the fact that education based athletics is a privilege and not a

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> right, which requires an added level of responsibility for those that administer them and serve as a

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> partner in the educational process of our student athletes.

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> It has been decided that all fall sports will be postponed until the spring season. The RVC member

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> schools will now develop a schedule that includes equitable opportunities for all sports programs.

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> These programs will continue to work within the public health guidelines and follow the below

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> parameters:

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> ● Fall sports will begin at the conclusion of the winter sports season.

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> ● Spring sports will begin at the conclusion of the rescheduled fall season.

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> ● All three sports seasons may be adjusted and/or truncated as appropriate to account for

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> equitable impact on, and opportunities for all programs.

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> It is the goal of the Rock Valley Conference to continue to work with our schools, communities, the

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> WIAA and our local health departments to provide a safe and healthy environment for all our seasonal

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> sporting opportunities.

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> Sincerely,

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> Rock Valley Conference Administration

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> Rock Valley Conference Commissioner

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> Rock Valley Conference Athletic Directors