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Snow College’s Football Season Moved To Spring After NJCAA Announcement

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Snow College found out that they will have their football season moved from the fall to spring 2021.

The NJCAA Presidential Advisory Council and the NCJAA Board of Regents announced that they have adjusted their plan of action for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year. Following the Board of Regents’ vote on Monday, a majority of competition will be moved to the spring semester.

“Our greatest focus is and always has been providing the best opportunities for our student-athletes,” stated Dr. Christopher Parker, NJCAA President & CEO. “Through a unified effort from our Presidential Advisory Council, the Board of Regents, and leadership staff, our most recent plan of action provides a path that keeps our student-athletes competing at the highest level with proper safety measures in place. As we move forward as an association, we will continue to provide opportunities for our student-athletes, coaches, and all those involved with the NJCAA to be safe and successful.”

The plan of action shifts all close-contact fall sports to spring semester including football, men’s and women’s soccer and court volleyball. The NJCAA cross country championships for all three divisions and half marathon championships will remain as scheduled in the fall along with Division III women’s tennis.

All winter sports competition will begin in January with a majority of championship seasons moved from March to April, including men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, swimming and diving.

Spring sports competition will remain intact with minor adjustments to dates.

Snow College finished the 2019 season with a 5-3 record, including a 30-27 win over No. 3 ranked Garden City.