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April 2010

4/23/2010 - WIAA Executive Board, Representative Assembly Meet

4/19/2010 - High School State Music Competition This Weekend

4/14/2010 - WIAA Executive Board Meets: Notes From the March 2010 Meeting

WIAA Executive Board, Representative Assembly Meet

Annual Meeting to Discuss Proposed Amendments
RENTON, WA (Friday, April 23, 2010) – The WIAA Executive Board concluded its April meeting today, Friday, April 23, 2010.

The Executive Board voted to restructure the state basketball tournament format beginning with the 2010-11 school year.  Under the new format, 16 teams from each classification will compete in the first round at regional sites February 25-26.  From this round, eight teams will advance to a state site for the second, third and fourth rounds of the tournament March 3-5.  There will be three state championship sites, with two classifications at each site.  Sites and classification distribution have yet to be determined.  The second, third and fourth rounds will be a modified double elimination format.

The Executive Board minutes, summary and agenda from the April meeting will be available on the WIAA Web site.

Five proposed amendments were approved by the WIAA Representative Assembly at its annual meeting on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Spirit of Washington Event Center in Renton.  The Assembly, comprised of school personnel from around the state, meets annually for the purpose of voting on proposed amendments to the WIAA Handbook.  An amendment must receive a 60% majority approval to be ratified.

While there was a healthy discussion on adding lacrosse as a sanctioned sport, the financial impact on the member schools dissuaded voters and the amendment did not pass.

Below is a summary of the approved amendments that take effect beginning with the fall 2010 season.

HS #5 17.5.0  August 1 out-of-season date will automatically be waived in specific situations 
ML #7  52.64.1*  ML basketball players may play two ML games a day, four times in a season 
ML/HS #8  52.7.0*  Requires a running clock if a 40-point differential rule is reached in basketball 
HS #9  53.3.1  5 Baker games is the same as 1 regular game (bowling) 
HS #10  57.4.5  Freshmen who play in 3 quarters or less may play in a fifth quarter 

*New article
(ML=Middle Level; HS=High School)

Full text of the approved amendments and the minutes from the 2010 Representative Assembly will be available on the WIAA Web site.
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