Fall Spectator Guidelines

  • Annandale High School, in conjunction with the Wright County Conference, along with guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), the Minnesota Department of Education  MDE), and the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) has guidelines in place for spectators at our fall activities. These guidelines were designed to keep student-athletes, coaches, and spectators safe, while still being able to enjoy their respective activities. Social distancing is required. Masks are optional when outdoors and social distancing. 

    Annandale Rec Park (Cross Country)

    • Spectators will not have access to student-athletes
    • Spectators will be restricted to areas outside of the course width
    • Spectators will not be allowed to congregate around the start or finish area, including the finish corral
    • Spectators are not allowed at team camps
    • Portable restrooms will be available

     Annandale High School Tennis Courts (Girls Tennis)

    • Spectators are not allowed inside the fenced in area or on the concrete divider at the tennis courts
    • Lawn chairs may be set up on the outside of the fence in grass areas.
    • There will be no access to Annandale High School.
    • Portable restrooms will be available
    • Social distancing is required

Fall 2020-2021 Activity Updates

  • The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) board of directors voted on August 4, 2020, to move forward with some MSHSL-sponsored fall sports and activities while districts are operating in-person or hybrid learning.  The MSHSL press release shares the plan approved. Several modifications include safety recommendations for practice and game play, crowd limitations and guidelines for transportation as well as games and length of season reductions. The MSHSL is asking all schools to follow the COVID-19 Sports guidelines for Youth Sports

    What this means for Annandale:

    • Cross Country and Girls Tennis (grades 7-12) are able to compete this fall
      • registration is now open for these two sports:  Activity Registration Website    Registration, payment and physical on file must be completed to participate.
      • fall sports meetings will be done virtually or just communicated via email (info will be provided by coaches)
      • season starts Monday, August 17 for Grades 7-12 CC and Grades 9-12 Tennis
      • season starts Monday, August 24 for Grades 7-8 Tennis
      • limit of 1-2 competitions per week
      • limit of 3 teams in Cross Country meets
      • limit of 2 teams in Tennis events
    • Volleyball and Football (All levels) have been moved to the winter/spring (mid-March to mid-May).
      • no scrimmages, shorter season, fewer games
      • postseason plan to be determined
      • they have the option to do fall practices for football and volleyball
    • Cheer season will also be moved to winter/spring to correspond with Football
    • Traditional spring sports will be played in the spring/summer (mid-May to mid-July).

    **NOTE:  Students that choose full-time distance learning through Annandale schools are still able to participate in extracurricular activities.

    Our athletic and activities administrative team is working collaboratively to make necessary game schedule adjustments, and create plans and protocols that safely support our student learners and coaching staff through their fall athletics and activities participation.

Contact Information

  • If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the activity department.

    Luke MacLean, Activities Director
    320-274-8208 x3610

    Rita Moravec, AD Admin Assistant
    320-274-8208 x3701