Announcements and Important Events
Parents and Athletes,
The VHSL Executive Committee met this afternoon and approved the calendar, championship format, and seasons for this current school year. Please see the press release and specific attachments below.
Riverside will continue to offer some outdoor practices for sports per LCPS guidelines. All required forms for participation must be submitted to Matt.Oblas@LCPS.org prior to attending (see RiversideRams.Net under "Required forms for participation" for instructions) and the health questionnaire (attached here) needs to be turned in to your coach prior to each practice. Scheduled practices for 4:30 in the afternoon include:
Football (Mon-Thur in the stadium)
Cross Country (Tue, Thur in the Kipheart parking lot)
Field Hockey (Wed on the turf practice field)
Girls Basketball (Tue on the Belmont Ridge courts)
Wrestling (Tue in the baseball parking lot)
Boys Basketball (Mon mornings at 7:45 in the stadium)
VHSL Press Release:
VHSL Executive Committee Adopts Championships + 1 Schedule
Charlottesville, Va. - The VHSL Executive Committee meeting in special session today voted unanimously (33-0-0) to adopt the “Championships + 1” schedule for the FY 2021 Athletic and Academic Activities season.
“Championships + 1” Condensed Interscholastic Plan (full schedule attached)
- Season 1 (Winter) December 7 – February 20 (First Contest Date – December 21)
- basketball, gymnastics, indoor track, swimming and diving, wrestling
- Season 2 (Fall) February 4 – May 1 (First Contest Date – March 1)
- competition cheerleading, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, volleyball
- Season 3 (Spring) April 12 – June 26 (First Contest Date – April 26)
- baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track, and field
- Academic Activities (December – June)
- Theatre, Scholastic Bowl, Forensics, Debate, Robotics, Film Festival, Creative Writing, Publications Evaluation, and Multimedia Contest.