SDHSAA approves sub-committee to explore 5 and 6 class football proposal

PIERRE, S.D. ( — The South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors held a special meeting on May 28th.  On the agenda was the consideration of the next steps pertaining to football classification in the state.

Earlier in May, the Football Advisory Committee came away with no definitive answer to the problem of seven football classes in the state but they agreed to explore the subject further of reducing the number of classes by adding more input in the form of a sub-committee.

Assistant Executive Director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association Dr. John Krogstrand talks about the challenges the advisory committee has faced trying to put together a definitive football classification in the state:

The board voted at the special meeting 8-0 to approve a new football sub-committee that would present the board with a five-class and a six-class high school football proposal.  So what comes next?

The SDHSAA has set a deadline for the sub-committee proposal by November 1, 2020

To hear the full interview with SDHSAA Assistant Executive Director John Krogstrand, click the player below.

(Brent Nathaniel, Watertown Radio Sports)