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April 2011

4/19/2011 - WIAA Announces Rep. Assembly Passed Amendments

4/18/2011 - WIAA Executive Board Meeting Release

WIAA Announces Rep. Assembly Passed Amendments

RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced the passed amendments for the 2011-12 academic school year, voted on by the WIAA Representative Assembly.


The following amendments were passed:

HS/ML #4: 18.19.2 – 1B and 2B may use eighth graders to salvage varsity and JV teams.


HS/ML #6:  19.6.0 – Revised criteria for district eligibility committees.


HS #9:  52.5.7 – Fifth quarter available for HS ninth graders who play in three quarters or less in basketball.


HS #10:  57.4.0 – Allows four quarters of playing during any two day period in football.


HS #11:  57.6.0 – Establishes a 40-point differential game ending procedure in the second half in football.  The game clock shall run continuously for the remainder of the game except for an official's time-out, a charged team time-out, time between quarters, or a score. For 1B schools, the game shall be terminated.

(ML=Middle Level; HS=High School)

For final voting results, click HERE.


The amendments were proposed in February and were discussed at the Winter Coalition in March.  For the first time, voting for the amendments took place online.  The votes needed to receive 60 percent of majority approval to be ratified.  Full text of the amendments can be found at WIAA.com.


The WIAA Representative Assembly is comprised of either principals or athletic directors 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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