These are the Rochester sports cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak
Note: Updated at 1 p.m. on April 6
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association canceled all of its winter regional and state championships on Monday morning due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Sports impacted include the ice hockey championships, boys and girls bowling championships and boys and girls basketball.
The state has said it will make a decision on spring sports on or before April 27.
Here is an update on other sporting events:
The Monroe Invitational, one of the longest running amateur tournaments in the United States, has been canceled for 2020. The only other time the tournament was not held was during World War II. The 80th Monroe Invitational will now be held in 2021 at Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford.
The 10th annual Seneca 7, a 77.7-mile relay race around Seneca Lake that was scheduled for Sunday, April 26 has been canceled. Organizers are hopeful the event will return in 2021.
Section V Football Hall of Fame banquet
The Section V Football Hall of Fame banquet scheduled for April 20 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center has been postponed.
The American Hockey League announced on Monday that its indefinite suspension of play will not be lifted before May and is recommending teams help players return to their primary residences.
The NHL season has been "paused" as of Thursday. There will be no games until further notice.
Rochester Red Wings
Like Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of its season, which means the Red Wings will not begin their season on April 9 as originally scheduled.
The Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame banquet, scheduled for April 28 at Red Fedele's Brook House in Greece, has been postponed indefinitely. No makeup date has been set.
The NCAA also canceled its men's and women's basketball championships and all remaining winter and spring championships at all levels.
The National Lacrosse League has canceled the remainder of its regular season.
The Major Arena Soccer League owners have ended their season.
All Premier Basketball League games and operations have been suspended indefinitely.
YellowJacket Racing Races
The following YellowJacket Racing races have been postponed:
- April 8: Dirt Cheap Race 1 will be moved to Sept. 9 at Mendon Ponds Park.
- April 11: Hippity Hop Fun Rin and Kids Egg Hunt
- April 19: Rochester Regional Health Flower City Challenge (several options being considered
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