TAPPS delays start of fall sports season until September

Posted at 5:12 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 18:12:13-04

The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) released the plan to return to competition in 2020 in a webinar this morning, pushing back the start of the fall sports for the 2020-2021 season.

TAPPS activities are set to begin with a return to practice on September 8, followed by matches for volleyball beginning on September 21.

Individual sports may return to competition September 21 as well, according to a press release.

Fall soccer and football may play games beginning the week of September 28.

Additional information and links to the webinar archive are located on the TAPPS website, www.tapps.biz.

"In upholding the mission and vision of the organization, TAPPS offers its member schools and students the opportunities that interscholastic competition provides. TAPPS continues to monitor local, state and national conditions reserving the opportunity to amend the plans as situations dictate," the statement said.