MININERA and District football and netball competitions will scrap their 2021 final series if Victoria remains in lockdown on September 25.
League officials met online on Tuesday night and decided the latest grand finals could be played was October 9.
The league's four-week final series could be completed if it started on September 11-12.
Clubs want a week's worth of training before re-starting the season.
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Community sport is sidelined in regional Victoria as the state deals with a COVID-19 outbreak.
The lockdown is in place until Thursday, September 2 at the earliest, ruling out the next two weekends for competition.
Mininera and District league president John Box said playing AFL grand final weekend was a possibility.
The AFL grand final is scheduled for Saturday, September 25, most likely interstate.
"We are trying to find out about that," he said.
"We might be able to play on a Sunday or seeing it's going to be interstate I don't think it will have a great deal of impact on us.
"I don't think we're going to be allowed crowds. We've all come to that conclusion."
Box said Mininera and District, which usually runs a five-team, four-week finals series, was mindful it might have to play a shortened format.
"It all depends on how many weeks (the state government) gives us but I thought it was important to let the clubs know the 25th would be the cut-off date to start," he said.
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