The Arkansas Activities Association released the results to the 2020-2021 Governing Body ballot Monday afternoon, and there are several proposals of interest that received passing votes.
In baseball/softball a resolution was passed that states Senior high varsity baseball/softball teams may play a maximum of 30 games. All games played other than district, region, or state tournament games count towards the 30 game limit. This is to allow for flexibility in scheduling for teams from all classifications. It also allows for scheduling of a game in place of a rained out or cancelled tournament.
This resolution passed 240-10.
In football a resolution for football classifications and conferences. The resolution passed 236-10 making classifications and conferences as follows:
A. Classification. Classification of schools for football shall be as follows:
Class 7A —The largest 16 football playing schools by ADM
Class 6A — The next largest 16 football playing schools by ADM
Class 5A — The next largest 32 football playing schools by ADM
Class 4A — The next largest 48 football playing schools by ADM
Class 3A — The next largest 48 football playing schools by ADM
Class 2A — The remainder of 11 player football playing schools
7A –Two 8-team conferences
6A – Two 8-team conferences
5A – Four 8-team conferences
4A – Six 8-team conferences
3A – Six 8 – team conferences
2A – Number of conferences and playoff qualifiers based on participation
In basketball a resolution making a 35-second shot clock mandatory for all schools by the 2022-2023 school year passed 183-69.