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									DIVISION I INTRODUCTION
TO PLAYING AND PRACTICE
SEASONS
Jen Daniels and Katie Willett
Academic and Membership Affairs
OVERVIEW
   Countable athletically related activities.
   Playing season regulations.
   Maximum limitation and minimum
    requirements.
   Compliance Assistant.
   Resources.
GUIDING PRINCIPLE
 Participation in intercollegiate athletics
 should be regulated to minimize interference
 with academics.




                     NCAA Constitution 2.14
COUNTABLE ATHLETICALLY RELATED
ACTIVITIES
   Any required activity with an athletics
    purpose.
   At the direction of, or supervised by, a
    coach.
   Includes strength and conditioning coaches.




                             NCAA Bylaw 17.02.1
COUNTABLE ATHLETICALLY RELATED
ACTIVITIES
Exclusions:
 Administrative meetings (e.g., compliance
  forms).
 Activities incidental to participation (e.g.,
  injury rehabilitation, ankle taping).


                             NCAA Bylaw 17.02.1
MONITORING STRATEGIES

Real time                After the fact
information              information
   Random polling of       Exit interviews.
    student-athletes.       Open forums.
   Comment box.            Practice logs.
   Observe practices.      Educational
                             meetings.
PLAYING SEASON
REGULATIONS
PLAYING SEASON
   Time between first official practice and
    last practice session or date of
    competition.

   Only permissible to conduct practice and
    competition during the playing season.

   Same playing season for varsity and
    subvarsity teams.
                            {Bylaw 17.1.1}
SEGMENTS OF PLAYING SEASON
   Sports other than football and basketball
    may divide the playing season.
       Not more than two distinct segments.
           Championship segment.
                                        {Bylaw 17.1.2}
           Nonchampionship segment.

   Football and basketball.
       Limited to time between start of preseason
        practice and end of regular playing season.
           As determined by NCAA legislation.
DECLARATION OF PLAYING SEASON
   Institutions must determine the playing
    season for each sport.

   Declaration should be kept on file in the
    athletics department.
       In writing.
       Prior to the beginning of the institutions
        playing season for that sport.

   Changes should be filed with the director
    of athletics' office.
                                     {Bylaw 17.1.3}
LENGTH OF PLAYING SEASON

   Team sports = 132 days
   Individual sports = 144 days
   Women's rowing = 156 days
   Indoor and outdoor track and field = 156
    days



                            {Bylaw 17._.1}
GENERAL REGULATIONS
   Makeup contests.
   NCAA or NAIA championship participation.
       Team sports.
       Individual sports.
   Post-NCAA championship participation.
   Conference championships.
   Non-NCAA postseason championships
    participation.
   Foreign tours.        {Bylaw 17.1.7}
MAXIMUM LIMITATIONS
        AND
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
MAXIMUM CONTESTS AND DATES OF
COMPETITION
    Institutions are required to limit total
     playing schedules with outside
     competition.
        Sport and segment specific (Figure 17-1).
    Annual exemption examples.
        Conference championship.
        Season-ending championships.
        Alumni match/contest.
        Foreign team in the U.S.
        Fundraising activity.
        U.S. national team.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
   Bylaw 20.9.4.3 – Minimum contest and
    participants requirements for sports
    sponsorship.
       Team sports.
           Minimum number of contests.
           Against four-year institutions.

       Individual sports.
           Minimum number of contests.
           Team must include minimum number of
            participants.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
   Counting contests examples.
       Completion of contest.
           Canceled or not completed (per playing rules).
       Multicontest events in team sports.
           Each game counts as one contest.
           Example: Tournament.

       Multicontest events in individual sports.
           Not more than three institution-versus-
            institution meets shall be counted as contests.
           Example: Quadrangular track and field meet.

       Contests versus club teams.
EXAMPLES
   Conference Championship.
       Maximum Limitation (Bylaw 17) – NO
       Minimum Requirement (Bylaw 20) – YES

   Competition versus Club Teams.
       Maximum Limitation (Bylaw 17) – YES
       Minimum Requirement (Bylaw 20) – NO

   Seven inning baseball game (No double-
    header involved).
       Maximum Limitation (Bylaw 17) – YES
       Minimum Requirement (Bylaw 20) – NO
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT

   Provides useful tools when it comes to
    establishing the playing and practice
    season.
   It can serve as an additional check and
    balance for you and your coaches.
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
COMPLIANCE ASSISTANT
RESOURCES
    AMA Education on Demand Video.
    Compliance Assistant
     (e-mail: complianceassistant@ncaa.org)
SUMMARY
   Countable athletically related activities.
   Playing season regulations.
   Maximum limitation and minimum
    requirements.
   Compliance Assistant.
   Resources.
QUESTIONS???

								
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