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LHSAA Annual Convention being held in Baton Rouge this week

Agenda considers split between schools
Posted at 4:32 PM, Jan 29, 2020

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association's Annual Convention began Wednesday in Baton Rouge.

The biggest items on this year's agenda deal with the split between "select" and "non-select" schools.

Several proposals on the table call for getting rid of the split.

One proposed by the LHSAA Executive Committee would return the organization to its pre-2012 status, with all schools playing in seven classifications. Another proposal by North Vermilion Principal Thomas Byler would create a new classification: 6-A. Two others call for a reunited group, but getting rid of Class C.

A fifth and final proposal, proposed by the LHSAA Executive Committee, calls for completely separating the LHSAA, kicking out private schools and leaving them to form their own organization.

The convention runs through Friday the 31st and is being held at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge.

For a full schedule of events and items on the agenda, click here.