SDHSAA adopts temporary transfer policy and adopts pandemic playoff qualifications
Photo: Brent Nathaniel

Brent Nathaniel

PIERRE, S.D. ( — The South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors held a special meeting on Monday, August 24th.

One item on the agenda was the consideration of temporary changes to the SDHSAA Constitution in regards to students at schools who are unable to compete in fall 2020 activities due to county, community, tribal ordinances and/or orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Currently 15 schools across South Dakota have declared that they will not participate in fall activities.  Executive Director of the SDHSAA John Krogstrand talks about the temporary policy adopted on Monday:

Krogstrand also talks about changes made for playoff qualification changes this fall:

Krogstrand says the Activities Association are in the beginning stages of preparing for the winter sports season:

Hear the full interview with SDHSAA Assistant Executive Director John Krogstrand below.