HELENA — The Frontier Conference has approved a conference-only football schedule with games beginning in late February, the league announced.
The five Montana members of the NAIA conference had planned to play this fall until the season was postponed in mid-August due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Each of the league’s eight teams are scheduled to play the other teams once during a seven-week season that starts on Feb. 27 and ends on April 10. There will be no nonconference games. Game dates may be changed as recommended by the schools and local health officials, the conference said Wednesday.
The NAIA football playoffs are scheduled to begin on April 17 and the national championship is currently set for May 10 in Grambling, Louisiana.
The Frontier Conference football teams are: Carroll College, College of Idaho, Eastern Oregon, Montana Tech, Montana Western, Montana State-Northern, Rocky Mountain and Southern Oregon.