December 21, 2020

CSAC Announces Cancellation of Fall and Winter Competition

CSAC announces cancellation to fall and winter competition.

As NDMU continues to navigate this impactful pandemic and stays focused on keeping our community safe, the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Board of Directors announced today that all formal conference competition and conference championships for fall and winter sports shall be cancelled for the 2020-21 academic year. The Board of Directors previously suspended competition for fall and winter 2020.

The Board also announced that all CSAC member-institutions are granted autonomy regarding practice, training and outside competition opportunities; therefore, NDMU will be exploring athletic activities for all the cancelled sports this spring. Visit the Gators Athletics page for all future updates about University plans.

A decision about a regularly scheduled official CSAC spring sports competition will next be evaluated by the CSAC Board of Directors in January. NDMU will continue to keep you informed and share information. Visit NDMU Together on our website for the latest news and updates on procedures, key dates and safety precautions.

A decision about spring sports competition will next be evaluated by the CSAC Board of Directors in January.  

CSAC Full Announcement:
The Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Board of Directors has made several decisions regarding formal athletics competition for conference-sponsored fall, winter and spring sports.

The CSAC Board of Directors, which had previously suspended competition for fall sports in the Fall 2020 semester as well as competition for winter sports through January 31, 2021, announced today that formal conference competition and conference championships for fall and winter sports shall be cancelled for the 2020-21 academic year.

Institutions shall be granted autonomy regarding practice, training and outside competition opportunities for the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. CSAC institutions are committed to following pandemic related metrics, all local, state, and federal health guidelines as well as NCAA recommendations in developing plans for athletic activity.