COVID-19

IHSA COVID-19 INFORMATION

The IHSA has created this page to house documents and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to IHSA sports/activities for the 2021-22 school year.

Current IDPH Region Status

IDPH Region Current Level
1 - Northwest Phase 5
2 - West Central Phase 5
3 - Southwest Phase 5
4 - St. Louis Area Phase 5
5 - Southern Phase 5
6 - East Central Phase 5
7 - Will/Kankakee Counties Phase 5
8 - DuPage County Phase 5
9 - Lake/McHenry Counties Phase 5
10 - Suburban Cook County Phase 5
11 - Chicago Phase 5

 

  Phase 5 Phase 4 Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Low-Risk Sports No scheduling restrictions Non-conference contests, out-of-state contests, tournaments & State Series allowed Non-conference contests, out-of-state contests, tournaments & State Series allowed Contests allowed within conference & region or out-of-region within 30 miles Pause all practices & contests
Moderate-Risk Sports No scheduling restrictions Outdoor Sports Only (Indoor remain at Play Level 3): Non-conference contests, out-of-state contests, tournaments & State Series allowed Contests allowed within conference & region or out-of-region within 30 miles Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. No contests or scrimmages vs. other schools Pause all practices & contests
High-Risk Sports No scheduling restrictions Contests allowed within conference & region or out-of-region within 30 miles Practices & intra-team scrimmages allowed. No contests or scrimmages vs. other schools No contact practices & training Pause all practices & contests

 

Indoor/Outdoor Sports IDPH Region Mitigations IDPH Spectator Limitations
Indoor/Outdoor Phase 5 No limitations
Indoor Bridge Phase 60% of venue capacity
Outdoor Bridge Phase 60% of venue capacity
Outdoor Phase 4 25% of venue capacity
Indoor Phase 4 Venue of 200+ = 25% of venue capacity

Venue of less than 200 = Maximum of 50 spectators
Indoor Tier 1 Maximum of 25 spectators
Indoor Tier 2 No spectators permitted

Sport Mitigations

Any COVID-19 mitigations for IHSA activities and sports are available in the Terms & Conditions document for each individual activity/sport. Terms & Conditions are posted prior to each season and can be found on each activity/sports’ webpage. For a directory of each IHSA activity/sport webpage, click here.