In a Twitter announcement that posted a few minutes ago, the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) board has voted to waive the mandatory summer dead period that normally takes place the last week in June and the first week in July. The AAA’s Twitter announcement further stated that individual school districts may opt to waive or continue to observe the traditional dead period.
This may be an indication that contact sports may be cleared to resume practice on July 1. Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson stated earlier that he would “revisit” contact sports and their possible resumption on June 30.
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