CIF Re-Sets Athletics Schedule

Wildfires Push Several Events To The Weekend

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Wildfires in San Diego County have caused the postponement of several high school sporting events. On Friday, a conference call was held with the CIFSDS Board of Managers, and competition is going to continue on Saturday, May 17. The CIF San Diego Section sent the following release to NBC 7:

    • Competition and practices may resume on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The communication that was sent on Thursday, May 15th from CIFSDS regarding each sport (below), remains in place. Due to air quality issues in the following communities/school districts, competitions and/or practices may be moved to alternative venues; the CIFSDS will assist with changing venues:

    San Dieguito
    Poway
    Escondido
    Carlsbad
    Vista
    San Marcos
    Fallbrook

    • Practices are at the discretion of each school district or school.

    • A request was made to reconsider the decision to move forward with the softball and boy’s lacrosse seeding meetings at the scheduled date and time of 8:00 a.m., Saturday, May 17th, and allow for teams to make-up games that have an impact on league championships.
    After careful consideration and consultation with official’s associations and schools, the decision has been reaffirmed that the seeding meetings for these two sports will remain at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17th and no games will be made up that were missed, in boy’s lacrosse or softball. This decision has been made with the best interest of all student-athletes and schools in mind.

    • A request was also made to reconsider the decision of all league/conference swim finals to be held on Saturday, May 17th, and to allow conference to conduct league/conference finals on Monday, May 19th.

    After careful consideration and consultation with officials and schools, leagues and conferences will be permitted to hold their swim and dive championships on either Saturday May 17th or Monday, May 19th. The following stipulations will apply if a conference decides to hold their meet on Monday, May 19th:

    1. School swimming and diving entries remain due on Sunday, May 18 at 10AM.
    2. Students who make a FIRST time automatic qualifying time in a LEAGUE Championship held on May 19 may, by 8PM Monday May 19 submit those times.
    3. Students who make a FIRST time consideration qualifying time in a LEAGUE Championship held on May 19 may, by 8PM Monday May 19 submit those times.
    4. Students who IMPROVE a previously submitted (by 10 AM May 18) consideration time in a LEAGUE Championship held on May 19, may, by 8PM Monday May 19 submit those updated times.

    All entries MUST be submitted through the electronic process as previously distributed.

    Girl’s Lacrosse
    All 6 semi-final contests will be held on Saturday, May 17, at mutually agreed upon sites. Game times should be mutually agreed upon by both teams and must be scheduled through the Girl’s Lacrosse Assignor, Amanda Combs, am.combs11@gmail.com, (619) 647-7117.
    Championships will be held at Del Norte High School on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, as follows:
    Division II 3:00 p.m.
    Division I 5:00 p.m.
    Open Division 7:00 p.m.

    Boy’s Volleyball
    Open Division schedule is revised as follows:
    Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 20 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Semifinals Thursday, May 22 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Finals Saturday, May 24 @ Cathedral Catholic High, 5:00 p.m.
    Division I & II schedule is revised as follows:
    1st Round Saturday, May 17 @ higher seed, Game times should be mutually agreed upon and must be scheduled through the Volleyball Assignor, Summer Vicknair, Vicknair.summer@gmail.com, (619) 208-0386
    Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 20 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Semifinals Thursday, May 22 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Finals Saturday, May 24 @ Cathedral Catholic High
    Division I 3:00 p.m.
    Division II 1:00 p.m.
    Division III & IV schedule is revised as follows:
    Quarterfinals Monday, May 19 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Semifinals Wednesday, May 21 @ higher seed, 7:00 p.m.
    Finals Friday, May 23 @ Canyon Crest High
    Division IV 5:00 p.m.
    Division III 7:00 p.m.

    Softball
    • The seeding meeting will remain as scheduled, Saturday, May 17th, 8:00 a.m. at the Hall of Champions. Coaches may pick up brackets at 11:30 a.m.
    • Playoff entries are due by 9:00 p.m., Friday, May 16th but we request that those are completed a.s.a.p. because no contests will be held tomorrow.
    • Any games canceled because of the fires, will not be made up and will be recorded as no contests.
    • Leagues must determine who their designated champions are even if a league schedule was not completed.
    • The playoff schedule will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.

    Boy’s Lacrosse
    • The seeding meeting will remain as scheduled, Saturday, May 17th, 8:00 a.m. at the Hall of Champions. Coaches may pick up brackets at 11:00 a.m.
    • Playoff entries are due by midnight Friday, May 16th but we request that those are completed a.s.a.p. because no contests will be held tomorrow.
    • Any games canceled because of the fires, will not be made up and will be recorded as no contests.
    • Leagues must determine who their designated champions are even if a league schedule was not completed.
    • The playoff schedule will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.

    Gymnastics
    • Conference Finals will be held on Tuesday, May 20th
    • Finals will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.

    Boy’s Golf
    • Entry Procedures, Preliminary rounds and Finals will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.

    Swim and Dive
    • Conference Finals will be held on Saturday, May 17th or Monday, May 19th
    • The deadline for entries has not changed---due at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, May 18th
    • Any new qualifying times, achieved at a league/conference final meet on Monday, may be submitted by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 19th.
    • Prelims and Finals will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.
    • Coaches must submit a list of students to Mike Salzstein, who are now taking a makeup AP exam, on Wednesday, May 21st, the date for CIF Prelims. Every effort will be made to allow those students to compete at CIF prelims.

    Track and Field
    • League/Conference Championship meets will be held on Saturday, May 17th or Monday, May 19th.
    • League/Conference entries are due by 10:30 p.m., Monday, May 19th.
    • CIF prelims scratch deadline will now be Wednesday, May 21st at noon.
    • The mandatory coaches meeting will now be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 22nd, @ the Hall of Champions.
    • CIF Prelims and Finals will remain the same as distributed in the CIFSDS playoff bulletin.

    Baseball
    • Every effort should be made to reschedule missed contests, on the next available date agreed upon by both teams.
    • League or conference game makeup dates are at the discretion of the conference and schools involved.
    • Seeding and Playoff schedules remain the same as published in the playoff bulletin.

    Tennis
    • The seeding meeting has been moved to Monday, May 19th 5:30 p.m., at Cathedral Catholic High
    • Individual Championships will start Tuesday, May 20th at The Barnes Tennis Center
    • Individual Finals will be held on Monday, May 26th at The Barnes Center