Mar 13, 2020 10:11 AM

Kansas Jayhawk Conference suspends all athletics until April 1

Posted Mar 13, 2020 10:11 AM
The KJCCC, the conference Barton Community College is in, has suspended regular season competition until at least April 1, 2020.
The KJCCC, the conference Barton Community College is in, has suspended regular season competition until at least April 1, 2020.

From the Office of the Commissioner of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference

Carl Heinrich

Re: Coronavirus Statement

Date: 3/12/2020                       

To the KJCCC Membership:

Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference, with support from the Presidents Council, announces the suspension of all regular season competition for all teams, effective Friday, March 13 through April 1.  This time will allow everyone to assess the current situation and plan accordingly.  You will be kept updated through this time as we navigate through this.

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