As the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) announced the return of strength and conditioning programs to return to Texas high schools a few weeks ago for the summer, preparations are also being made for the return of high school football and other fall sports.
Per Mitch Stephens of MaxPreps, everyone involved must adhere to the state and local social distancing requirements and groups would be limited in size and scope.
On June 19, the Texas Association of Sports Officials said Texas is moving ahead with the fall season as scheduled, according to Stephens. UIL officials also stated earlier in a release, saying, "The UIL will continue to work with state officials and monitor CDC and other federal guidance to determine any potential modifications for activities. Schools should take their local context into account and should follow all local and state requirements when considering UIL activities."
The first day of football practice is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 3, with season openers set for the end of August.