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May 8-11 – State Tennis Championships
May 8 – Baseball 2A 1st Round
May 8 – Softball 3A 1st Round
May 6 – State Golf Entries Due by 8 a.m. – Class A-3A
May 7 – State Golf Entries Due by 8 a.m. – Class 4A & 5A
May 10-11 – State Track & Field Championships (A-3A)
May 10-11 – A-3A State Golf Championships
May 10-11 – State Baseball 3A-5A 1st Round
May 10-11 – State Softball 4A-5A 1st Round
May 10-11 – Track & Field District Meets – 4A-6A
May 12 – Baseball Class A Bracket & Softball Class A/2A Bracket Released
May 12 – 4A & 5A Track & Field Entries Deadline – 11:59 p.m.
May 13-14 – 4A & 5A State Golf Championships
May 15-18 – State Softball Championships
May 16-8 – State Baseball Championships
May 17-18 – State Track & Field Championships (4A-5A)
IN THE NEWS:
2A-5A BASEBALL BRACKETS ARE POSTED
The 2019 State Baseball Brackets are posted for 2A-5A. First round games for baseball will take place this weekend, May 10-11, at the home of the higher seed. Please note that 2A Baseball first round games will be played on Wednesday, May 8th.
3A-5A SOFTBALL BRACKETS ARE POSTED
The 2019 State Softball Brackets are posted for 3A-5A. First round games for softball will take place this weekend, May 10-11, at the home of the higher seed. Please note that 3A Softball first round games will be played on Wednesday, May 8th.
STATE GOLF ENTRY DEADLINE
2019 State Golf entry forms must be submitted by 8:00 am, Tuesday, May 7th for all individual and team participants in class A-3A and by 8:00 am, Wednesday, May 8th for classes 4A & 5A. Entry forms are available below. Contact Tyler Dunkel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the high school state golf tournaments.
STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2019 Casas Del Rio State Tennis Championships presented by Corley’s Albuquerque Lincoln will take place this week, May 8-11, at Jerry Cline, Sierra Vista and Albuquerque Academy. Singles and doubles competition will take place beginning Wednesday at 3:00 pm, while the team competition will start Friday morning at 8:00 am.
A-3A STATE TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2019 State Track and Field Championships begin Friday, May 10th for classes A-3A. Complete details are available on the Track State Championship page.
BASEBALL / SOFTBALL SEEDING AND SELECTION COACHES INPUT FORMS
Athletic Directors: Please remind your head baseball and softball coaches to complete and submit the 2019 baseball or softball Coaches Input Forms. These forms play a vital role in the seeding and selection process. Class A baseball and A/2A softball are due Sunday, May 12th. District Chairs must also submit the District Placement forms for baseball and softball at this time. These forms are due prior to 8:00 AM on the day of seeding. For questions regarding baseball, contact Dusty Young at 505-923-3268 and for softball, contact Scott Owen at 505-923-3273.
4A-5A STATE TRACK/FIELD ENTRY DEADLINE
4A-5A Track and Field coaches are personally responsible for entering all athletes that have qualified for the state track and field championships into the Direct Athletics website no later than Sunday, May 12th at 11:59 p.m. Failure to do so will jeopardize your athlete’s entrance into the State Championships and late entries will result in a $500 fine to the school.
DOWNLOAD THE NMAA 24/7 APP
Stay connected and up-to-date with all the State Championship information, scores and highlights on the NMAA 24/7 app. Visit either the Google Play Store or the Apple Store on your mobile device and Download today!
2018-2019 NMAA MEMBER SCHOOL PARTICIPATION SURVEY
Attention Athletic Directors – Click here for the 2018-2019 NMAA Member School Participation Survey. This survey will be used to collect student participation numbers in both athletics and activities for member high schools across New Mexico. The New Mexico Activities Association is again working with the National Federation of State High School Associations to collect this data and your assistance is greatly appreciated. Please submit your completed form to the NMAA office by fax at (505) 923-3114 or via email to email@example.com. The deadline to submit your school’s participation survey is Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Although you may only be able to directly provide student participation numbers for athletics, please work with your colleagues to provide as much data as possible for activities as well. If you have any questions regarding this year’s participation survey, please do not hesitate to call Jackie Martinez at (505) 923-3281 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMAA FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC
The 13th Annual NMAA Foundation Golf Classic presented by Gardenswartz Team Sales is Monday, June 3, 2019 at the UNM South Championship Golf Course in Albuquerque. Teams are $500 or $125 for an individual. Hole and team sponsors are still available. Entry fee includes green fees and cart, range balls, and lunch, player gifts and prizes for both the a.m. and p.m. flights. For more information, contact Dusty Young at email@example.com.
COMPETE WITH CLASS NOMINATIONS
In an effort to establish and sustain the Compete with Class initiative, the NMAA will be highlighting acts of sportsmanship through various awards and recognition programs during the 2018-2019 school year. In order to do this, our office NEEDS YOUR HELP! Acts of sportsmanship by individuals, coaches, officials, administrators, spectators, or teams as a whole should be reported to the NMAA office as they occur. Photos of these acts would also be appreciated. Send your nominations to J.P. Murrieta at firstname.lastname@example.org.