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Fall 2020 Athletics Update

Thetford Academy’s fall athletics season will be going forward in accordance with the State of Vermont Agency of Education’s Fall Sports Guidance. Tryouts and practices will begin Tuesday, September 8, coinciding with the first day of school.

In order to sign up to participate in soccer or cross country this fall, families must read and submit the forms provided in TA’s 2020-21 Athletic Handbook before August 31st.

In order to keep our student athletes safe, Thetford Academy will require and monitor compliance with the following guidelines and all additional requirements of the State of Vermont’s official guidance.

  • Tryouts/Practices begin Tuesday, September 8th.
  • Games/Meets will begin when we move to Step 3 of the AOE guidance, which will be no sooner than September 21st. 
  • Face-masks will be required at all times, during practice and competition, with the exception of cross country running. 

Questions? Contact Athletic Director Blendon Salls.



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