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2 months ago @ 12:02PM

VHSL DEAD PERIOD INFORMATION

VHSL AND LCPS DEAD PERIODS:

 

(EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020-JUNE 30, 2021)

 Out of Season Practices are voluntary, are not required, and cannot be used for tryout purposes.

 IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH COACH TO READ, UNDERSTAND AND ADHERE TO THE OUT OF SEASON PRACTICE RULES. (If you are not sure, ask your AD) 

GENERAL

  • All out of season practices or strength and conditioning sessions guidelines may be modified or suspended throughout the year as directed by the Governor’s office, VDOE, VDH, VHSL, LCPS and LCHD.
  • Each sport will have 20 days of offseason practice. (fall, winter, spring)
  • Each sport will have 15 days of offseason practice (summer) from the Monday following the spring jamboree through the first permissible practice date of fall tryouts excluding the July dead period.

VHSL DEAD PERIODS

LCPS DEAD PERIODS

SUMMER SY20-21-

November 25-26, 2020

FALL SY20-21 - February 4-20, 2021

December 24-25, 2020

WINTER SY20-21 - December 7-19, 2020

January 1, 2021

SPRING SY20-21 - April 12-24, 2021

April 1-3, 2021

SUMMER SY21-22 - July 4-10, 2021

 

 

  • During dead periods, no coaching, observing or contact between a coach(es) and player(s) may occur in any sport.  There may be no practice, open facilities, weight training/conditioning, out of season league(s) or member school sponsored clinic/camps. 
  • No camps or offseason practices are to be held the week prior to the VHSL dead period  for teams beginning their sports season.  Weight lifting and non-sport specific conditioning may be held. 
  • Specifics to the 20 -20-15 days:  School students consist of 9th – 12th graders and 8th graders once promoted to high school after the last day of their 8th grade year.
  • OPEN GYMS count towards the 20 days.
  • Eighth graders are allowed to participate in out of season practices provided they meet the LCPS age

requirement (14 years of age on or before September 1st of their 8th grade year). All other 8th graders

become eligible upon meeting requirements for promotion to the 9th grade.

 

The following school issued protective equipment is permissible for use during off-season practices for safety

and not for contact purposes:

•           Lacrosse helmets                                                       •            Goggles                                                         

•           Goalie gear                                                                 •           Baseball/softball helmets

•           Catcher’s gear                                                           

 

 

In order to participate in an out of season practice, the following required forms must be on file:

 

1 - A Valid VHSL Physical Form

2 - The Parental Consent Form

3 - An Emergency Medical Form

4 - Proof of Insurance Coverage

5- Concussion and ImPact Permission Form

 

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT STAFF TO MAKE SURE ALL COACHES ARE INFORMED AND ABIDE BY THESE RULES

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