Central Carolina Conference: Realignment

Friday, January 22

The NCHSAA has released the second draft of what the CCC might look like for the 2017-2021 realignment period. There were no changes from the first draft for any of the current conference members.

Central Davidson (moves from 3A)
East Davidson
Ledford (moves from 3A)
North Davidson (moves from 4A)
Oak Grove (new school)
South Rowan (moves from 3A)
West Davidson

is placed in a conference with TW Andrews, Eastern Randolph, Jordan-Matthews, Providence Grove, Randleman, Trinity, and Wheatmore.

North Rowan moves to 1A, and is placed in a conference with Albemarle, Gray Stone, North Stanly, South Davidson, South Stanly, Uwharrie Charter, and West Montgomery.

South Rowan would be a CCC member for the first time if the current plan goes through, Oak Grove will be a new high school.

Here is the remaining timetable for the 2017-2021 realignment period:

Feb 8-12, 2016- Realignment meetings are held, one in the East and one in the West.
Eastern- Feb 8, 2016 @ Murphy Center, ECU, in Greenville, NC
Western- Feb 10, 2016 @ Citizens Center in Lincolnton, NC

Mar 1, 2016-
Deadline for schools to respond in writing by the defined submission
process with concerns or suggestions to second draft. A school can appeal only if it has been changed or affected by changes from the initial draft

Mar 16, 2016-
Realignment Committee meets and may make further adjustments to
conferences. Committee issues third draft

Apr 1, 2016-
Deadline for final appeals to Realignment Committee. Must be received in
writing at NCHSAA by this date. These would be designed for schools whose conference membership has been altered in some way from previous drafts

Apr 13, 2016-
Final appeals to Realignment Committee. Realignment report then
submitted to the Board of Directors

May 3-4, 2016-
NCHSAA Board of Directors Meeting; Board may consider appeals based
on procedural errors and then finalizes alignment

Aug 1, 2017-
New alignment begins