CFISD ready to SAC the competition tomorrow (updated)

Cypress athletes return to the weight room Monday


Editor’s note: SAC and SSI were suspended on June 24, 2020. Click here for the article.

CYPRESS — With summer workouts starting across the state of Texas, including Cy-Fair ISD on Monday, the importance of staying away from the pandemic-causing Coronavirus is a top concern for school leaders across the state.


“CFISD Athletes will need to complete prescreening processs prior to coming to SAC on Monday,” tweeted Ray Zepeda, Cy-Fair’s athletics director on June 6. “Stay home and contact your coaches or trainers if you can answer yes to any of the below questions.”

Have you experienced any of the following symptoms?

  • New or worsening cough
  • New difficulty breathing
  • New difficulty staying awake
  • New muscle aches throughout the body (not related to exercise)
  • New headache
  • New sore throat
  • New loss of smell, taste, or appetite
  • New diarrhea
  • Temperature of 100.0 or higher
  • Had close contact (within 6 feet, for more than 15 minutes) with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last weeks

On May 22, 2020, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced that summer training will be reopened for student athletes. This included strength and conditioning, skills instruction and marching band practices, according to the UIL website.


Summer training for Football players in Texas

Click here to download a copy of the 2020-2021 Class 6A football and basketball district alignments.

5A and 6A Schools Without Spring Training, 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, AND ALL INCOMING 9TH GRADERS
Date Event or Deadline
August 3 First day of conditioning (No contact activities permitted. No contact equipment except helmets may be worn.)
August 8 First day of full contact
August 13 First scrimmage
August 20 Second scrimmage (5 Day Rule applies)
August 27 Third scrimmage (Schools opting for a third scrimmage shall not play during week one)
  • Schools that do NOT participate in spring training are allowed 2 scrimmages.
5A and 6A Schools With Spring Training
Date Event or Deadline
August 10 First day of conditioning
August 15 First day of full contact
August 20 First scrimmage
August 27 Second scrimmage (Schools opting for a second scrimmage shall not play during week one)
Possible Playing Dates
Week Dates
Week One August 27, 28, 29
Week Two September 3, 4, 5
Week Three September 10, 11, 12
Week Four September 17, 18, 19
Week Five September 24, 25, 26
Week Six October 1, 2, 3
Week Seven October 8, 9, 10
Week Eight October 15, 16, 17
Week Nine October 22, 23, 24
Week Ten October 29, 30, 31
Week Eleven November 5, 6, 7
District Certification
Date Deadline
November 7 District Certification – Schools have 11 weeks to play a maximum of 10 games.
Playoff Dates
Week Dates
Week One November 12, 13, 14
Week Two November 19, 20, 21
Week Three November 26, 27, 28
Week Four December 3, 4, 5
Week Five December 10, 11, 12
State Championships December 16, 17, 18, 19 (All Conferences)


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Summer training for Volleyball players in Texas

Click here to download a copy of the 2020-2021 Class 6A volleyball district alignments.

Date Event or Deadline
August 3 First day to issue equipment and conduct workouts outside the school day, all conferences. (For grades 9-12 and separate ninth grade teams on separate campuses. Students in grades 8 and below may not work out before the first day of school.)
August 7 First day scrimmages are allowed, all conferences.


Reminder: This is the first date that scrimamges are allowed, teams do not have to scrimmage on this date.

August 10 First day for matches, all conferences.

  • A team is limited to the allowance of two contests per calendar week (Monday through Saturday) plus a tournament.
  • Three matches may be played during the first two calendar weeks allowed for matches (according to the official UIL calender).
  • If school is in session, the one contest per school week rule must be followed.


Reminder: This is the first date that matches are allowed, teams do not have to schedule a match on this date.

October 31 District Certification – All conferences
November 2-3 Bi-district – All conferences
November 5-7 Area – All conferences
November 9-10 Regional Quarterfinals – All conferences
November 13-14 Regional Tournament- All conferences
November 18-21 State Tournament

* All dates, times, and materials are subject to change.

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