06 Track Interpreters 02 20 2006 by 3s0SZiA

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									 THE UNIFORM RULE –ONE
       MORE TIME

         Track & Field
       and Cross Country

          David Anderson
    Assistant Executive Director
Iowa High School Athletic Association
HOW DO YOU SPOIL A GOOD
INTERPRETERS MEETING OR
RULES MEETING?


  TALK ABOUT
   UNIFORMS
  THE CHANGES MADE DID NOT ALTER THE
  RULE FROM WHAT WAS INTENDED IN THE
2005 TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY
   RULES BOOK. THERE WERE EDITORIAL
CHANGES MADE THAT MAKES THE RULE READ
 DIFFERENTLY, BUT THE RULE REMAINS THE
         SAME AS IT DID IN 2005.



    THE CHANGES MADE BY THE
COMMITTEE WERE IN RESPONSE TO
   CONCERNS SHARED BY STATE
 INTERPRETERS AT THE 2005 NFHS
     INTERPRETERS MEETING.
   MAJOR EDITORIAL
      CHANGES
ALL REFERENCES TO “JERSEY” NOW
READ “TOP”
ALL REFERENCES TO “SHORT”
NOW READ “BOTTOM”

A BODY SUIT OR RUNNING SUIT
IS REFERRED TO AS A “ONE-
PIECE UNIFORM”
  THE UNIFORM RULE
    FOUND IN THE




IS VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED
 THE FOLLOWING SLIDES
 WILL HAVE PICTURES OF
   LEGAL AND ILLEGAL
       UNIFORMS.

INDIVIDUAL UNIFORMS
RELAY UNIFORMS/CROSS COUNTRY
JEWELRY
TWO COMPETITORS FROM THE SAME SCHOOL ARE
ENTERED IN THE 100 METER DASH. THEY REPORT
   TO THE START WEARING THE FOLLOWING
                 UNIFORMS.




            LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?
                LEGAL
           LEGAL
THE ONLY TIME THE RULES REQUIRE
UNIFORMS TO BE “THE SAME COLOR
AND DESIGN” IS FOR RELAY RACES
AND CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITION
A CONTESTANT IS ENTERED IN THE 400 METER
DASH. SHE REPORTS TO THE CLERK WEARING
        THE FOLLOWING UNIFORM.




           LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

               LEGAL
          LEGAL
ALTHOUGH NOT A TRADITIONAL TOP
AND BOTTOM, IF SCHOOL ISSUED,
THIS UNIFORM IS LEGAL. THE
BOTTOM IS A FULL LENGTH PANT.
THE TOP A FULL LENGTH SHIRT.
THIS IS AN “UNDER ARMOUR R ”
UNIFORM.
A GIRL REPORTS FOR THE 100 METER HURDLES IN
          THE FOLLOWING UNIFORM.




            LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

                 LEGAL
           LEGAL
ANY VISIBLE TOP(S) WORN UNDER
THE UNIFORM MUST BE
UNADORNED EXCEPT FOR A
MANUFACTURERS LOGO AND OF A
SINGLE COLOR AND HUE.
A BOY REPORTS FOR THE 1600 METER RUN IN THE
           FOLLOWING UNIFORM.




                  SHORTS




            LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

               ILLEGAL
           ILLEGAL
AN EDITORIAL CHANGE STILL NEEDS TO
BE MADE IN THE RULE BOOK ON PAGE
25. RULE 4-3-1(d)1 SHOULD READ: ANY
VISIBLE UNDERGARMENT(S) WORN
UNDER THE UNIFORM… THE WORD
“TOP(S)”SHOULD BE DELETED. THIS IS
CLARIFIED AND DOCUMENTED IN THE
CASE BOOK ON PAGES 27 & 28 – CASES
4-3-1D & 4-3-1F
A GIRL REPORTS FOR THE DISCUS IN THE
         FOLLOWING UNIFORM.




         LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

           ILLEGAL
          ILLEGAL
THIS IS NOT A TRACK TOP. THE
RULE STATES “A TRACK TOP ISSUED
BY THE SCHOOL.” INDIVIDUAL
STATES MAY MAKE DIFFERENT
INTERPRETATIONS OF WHAT IS A
“TRACK TOP” OR WHAT IS “SCHOOL
ISSUED.”
A BOY REPORTS TO THE 110 METER HURDLES IN
         THE FOLLOWING UNIFORM


       ATTACHED
       HEAD COVERING




            LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?
        LET’S DISCUSS
       LET’S DISCUSS
THIS IS A ONE-PIECE UNIFORM.
SOME STATES PROHIBIT HEAD
COVERINGS. FOR EXAMPLE: IA –
”No competitor is permitted to wear
any head covering.” THE CORRECT
ANSWER MAY BE SUBJECT TO STATE
INTERPRETATION. WITHOUT STATE
INTERPRETATION THE UNIFORM BY
RULE IS LEGAL.
A RELAY TEAM REPORTS IN THE FOLLOWING
              UNIFORMS




          LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

              LEGAL
          LEGAL
ALL FOUR COMPETITORS
COMPETITORS ARE WEARING THE
SAME COLOR AND DESIGN OF
SCHOOL UNIFORM. THE
UNDERGARMENTS WORN BY THE
SINGLE COMPETITOR ARE IN
ACCORDANCE WITH 4-3-2b.
A RELAY TEAM REPORTS IN THE FOLLOWING
              UNIFORMS




          LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

            ILLEGAL
         ILLEGAL
ALL FOUR COMPETITORS ARE
WEARING THE SAME COLOR AND
DESIGN OF SCHOOL UNIFORM.
HOWEVER,THE UNDERGARMENTS
WORN BY THE COMPETITORS ARE
NOT THE SAME COLOR AS
REQUIRED IN 4-3-2b.
A RELAY TEAM REPORTS IN THE FOLLOWING
              UNIFORMS




         LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

            ILLEGAL
         ILLEGAL
ALL FOUR COMPETITORS ARE NOT
WEARING THE SAME COLOR AND
DESIGN OF SCHOOL UNIFORM.
A RELAY TEAM REPORTS IN THE FOLLOWING
              UNIFORMS




                        SHORTS




          LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

              LEGAL
          LEGAL
ALL FOUR COMPETITORS ARE
WEARING THE SAME COLOR AND
DESIGN OF SCHOOL UNIFORM.
EVEN THOUGH ONE COMPETITOR
HAS CHOSEN TO WEAR SHORTS
OVER THE ONE-PIECE UNIFORM,
THE COLOR IS THE SAME AS THE
COLOR OF THE ONE-PIECE UNIFORM
A RELAY TEAM REPORTS IN THE FOLLOWING
              UNIFORMS




                        SHORTS




          LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?

            ILLEGAL
          ILLEGAL
ALL FOUR COMPETITORS ARE
WEARING THE SAME COLOR AND
DESIGN OF SCHOOL UNIFORM.
HOWEVER, THE FACT THAT ONE
COMPETITOR HAS CHOSEN TO WEAR
SHORTS OVER THE ONE-PIECE
UNIFORM AND A STRIPE IS VISIBLE
BELOW THE SHORTS IS IN
VIOLATION OF THE UNDERGARMENT
RULE.
    JEWELRY
A PRACTICAL DEFINITION

 “IF YOU WEREN’T
BORN WITH IT, IT’S
     JEWELRY”
          EARS TAPED




ILLEGAL         STILL
              ILLEGAL
ILLEGAL, UNLESS A MEDICAL OR
RELIGIOUS MEDAL TAPED TO THE
BODY UNDER THE UNIFORM. THE
MEDAL MAY BE VISIBLE.
HAIR BEADS




             ILLEGAL
WRIST WATCH




        LEGAL by NFHS Rules BUT
        IN NY STATE – ILLEGAL!
  THANK YOU TO THE STUDENTS OF DES
MOINES EAST HIGH SCHOOL AND COACH MEL
              GREEN, JR.

								
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