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2017 Baseball rules changes

2017 Baseball Rules PowerPoint 3-3-1 PEN: Clarified the sequence of administering penalties to the members of the coaching staff and offending players. 3-3-1q: Added additional inappropriate acts by the offender that would require an immediate ejection. Points of Emphasis 1. Intermediate penalties – restriction to the bench/dugout 2. Proper catcher’s equipment 3. …

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New lineup procedures approved for volleyball

2016-17 MMVOA Volleyball Rules By Cody Porter of the NFHS The process for submitting lineups in high school volleyball has been revised for the 2016-17 season. In addition to the revision in Rule 7-1-4 regarding lineup procedures, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball Rules Committee recommended …

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Freestyle turn position clarified in swimming and diving

2016-17 Swimming and Diving Rules By NFHS on April 19, 2016 At its March 21-23 meeting in Indianapolis, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Swimming and Diving Rules Committee approved a change to the freestyle portion of the individual medley and medley relay as it relates to …

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Track & field/cross country rules changes include assisting injured competitor

2017-Track and Field changes By Maddie Koss of the NFHS on July 13, 2016 Effective with the 2017 high school track and field season, a participant who assists an injured/ill competitor shall not be disqualified if an appropriate health-care professional is not available. The NFHS Board of Directors recently approved …

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Softball rules changes focus on uniforms, equipment

2017_softball_rules_changes By Maddie Koss of the NFHS on July 12, 2016 The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved four additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms, equipment and substitutions at its June 13-15 meeting in Indianapolis. These changes approved by the committee, along with one …

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2016-17 basketball rules changes

Basketball Rules PowerPoint 2016-17 By NFHS on May 19, 2016  1-20 NEW: Non-playing personnel, e.g., spirit participants, media, shall remain outside of the playing area during a 30-second or less time-out during the game. Non-playing personnel shall stand outside the free throw lane lines extended toward the sidelines throughout the game. …

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2016 football rules changes

Football Rules PowerPoint 2016-3 Click link above to download Powerpoint. Completely clear or completely white tooth and mouth protectors are no longer prohibited. Tooth and mouth protectors shall include an occlusal (protecting and separating the biting surfaces) portion and include a labial (protecting the teeth and supporting structures) portion. Football …

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