Posted On: 09/21/20 2:05 PM

The emotional roller-coaster wave is complete for high school teams in the state of Colorado.

After some back and forth with the Colorado High School Activities Association and the Governor’s office, a plan to bring football back in the fall was approved. The decision allowed schools the chance to commit to either playing in the fall with practice starting on Sept. 24 and Week 1 kicking off Oct. 8, or schools could choose to play in the spring as originally scheduled with practice starting Feb. 25 and games on March 11. In each season, teams will be limited to 50 players on the sideline for each game, and schools will only be allowed to play in one of the two seasons, not both.

The deadline for schools to decide which season they would play in was Sept. 21 at 8 a.m. According to Colorado Preps, 218 schools opted to play in the fall and 57 choose to play in the spring. A handful of schools were not confirmed, though some may not field teams due to low numbers.

With two separate seasons, CHSAA will reward state championships in both the fall and spring seasons for football. Each season is projected

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