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WIAA Rep Assemby results

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on April 16, 2012 at 2:25 pm with No Comments »
April 16, 2012 3:00 pm

The WIAA sent out this press release Monday afternoon with results from Rep Assembly voting:

WIAA Announces 2012 Representative Assembly Passed Amendments

RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced the passed amendments for the 2012-13 academic school year, voted on by the WIAA Representative Assembly.

The following amendments were passed after reaching super majority:

MS/HS #5: 17.5.7 – Coaches may meet with squads to prepare for summer leadership training

HS #8: 17.14.0 – Prohibits contests against college freshmen

MS/HS #9: 18.19.2.c – 8th graders may be used to salvage JV basketball teams to reach 16 players

MS/HS #12: 27.6.0 – Coaches may be penalized for violation of WIAA rules

HS #13: 51.8.0 – 10-run rule in baseball would apply in all regular and postseason games

HS #15: 57.6.0 – Running clock would apply in second half in 1B football with 40-point margin

HS #16: 63.5.1 – Criteria for two-day tennis tournament to count as one-day event

(ML=Middle Level; HS=High School)

Complete Voting Results

The amendments were proposed in February and were discussed at the Winter Coalition in March. The votes were submitted online and needed to receive 60 percent of majority approval to be ratified. Full text of the amendments can be found here.

The WIAA Representative Assembly is comprised of administrators from member schools in each of the nine districts. They are empowered to pass legislation and to direct the WIAA Executive Board to carry out its policies.

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