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Title: Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference

Connecticut InterscholasticAthletic Conference
  • Fall 2008-09 CIAC Handbook Presentation for
    Student- Athletes

When a student-athlete transfers to a new school
he/she becomes eligible
  • After a 30-day wait period
  • After a 365-day wait period
  • Immediately, if he/she moves with a parent or
    legal guardian
  • All of the above based on individual

How can a student-athlete who transfers to a new
school reduce the wait period to become eligible
to 30 days?
  • If the transfer is not for athletic reasons
  • If the principals of both schools sign the
    transfer waiver form
  • If he/she was not recruited
  • All of the above

When a student-athlete transfers in grade 9,
he/she becomes eligible?
  • After a 30-day waiting period
  • After one semester
  • After 365 days
  • Immediately regardless of athletic participation
    in grade 9

CIAC rules and regulations apply to
student-athletes competing for
  • Freshman level teams only
  • Any sub-varsity level team
  • Any team in a CIAC-sponsored sport, regardless
    of level
  • Varsity level teams only

When is it too late for a student-athlete to
switch from one CIAC sport to another at the same
school in the same season?
  • After the first scheduled game of the season
  • After team cuts have been made
  • After tryouts have been completed
  • After the first day of tryouts

During the time a student athlete is playing for
a high school team, which of these activities in
the same sport would constitute a violation of
CIAC rules?
  • Participation in a tryout or showcase
  • Competing on a non-school team
  • Attending a sports camp or clinic as a
  • All of the above

During the school year, when is a student
athletes eligibility determined?
  • When mid-term progress reports are issued
  • On the last day of the marking period
  • When report cards are distributed to all
  • When your coach informs you that youre eligible

Can a student athlete practice or play on an
outside team in the same sport during the season?
  • Yes, prior to the schools first scheduled
  • Not under any circumstances
  • Only with prior approval of his or coach
  • Only in individual sports

Scholastic failures cannot be made up between
marking periods, however incomplete grades can be
made up prior to
  • 10 school days after the issuance of report
  • Mid-marking period progress reports
  • The end of the next marking period
  • None of the above - incomplete grades are
    considered failures

Which grades are used to determine athletic
  • Progress report grades
  • Report card grades for marking periods 1, 2 and
    3 and final grades
  • Semester grades
  • Exam grades

A student athlete will not be allowed to start a
season or compete during a season in which he/she
turns what age?
  • Eighteen
  • Nineteen
  • Twenty
  • Twenty-One

A student has how many consecutive semesters or
how many consecutive years of eligibility for
interscholastic competition from the date of
entry into ninth grade?
  • Eight semesters or four years
  • Ten semesters or five years
  • Ten semesters or four years
  • Eight semesters or five years

A student athlete cannot at any time represent
his/her school in interscholastic athletics if
he/she is not enrolled in the equivalent of
  • Three Full Credits
  • Four Full Credits
  • Five Full Credits
  • Six Full Credits

A student cannot participate in or represent his
or her school in more then one sport after the
schools first contest date in a sport
  • True under all circumstances
  • False under all circumstances
  • True only for team sports
  • True unless a coach grants a waiver

Student athletes serve as role models. Their
behaviors and actions impact others. Accordingly
student athletes will
  • Demonstrate respect for themselves and their
    coaches, teammates, opponents, officials and
  • Win and lose graciously
  • Be knowledgeable of and abide by CIAC rules
  • All of the above

A student athlete who has been determined to have
used androgenic/anabolic steroids or other
performance enhancing substances in or out of
season shall be declared ineligible for all CIAC
controlled activities on each occurrence for how
  • The sport season
  • Remainder of the school year
  • 180 school days
  • A period not to extend beyond the passing of a
    drug screening

To be eligible for a fall sport a student athlete
must have received credit towards graduation of
the equivalent of how many full credits of work
for which he/she have not previously received
credit? (remember final academic grades determine
fall eligibility)
  • Five full credits
  • Four full credits
  • Three full credits
  • All credits taken during the year

When a student athlete violates a CIAC
eligibility rule, which of the following will
  • The athlete is declared ineligible for the
    remainder of the season
  • The athletes school will be assessed a fine
  • The athletes team will be required to forfeit
  • All of the above

Which statement regarding the eligibility of an
in-season athlete is true?
  • He/she will not jeopardize his/her eligibility
    by coaching or officiating in a youth league
  • He/she can receive individual lessons in the
    skills of his/her sport
  • If his/her sport is gymnastics, golf, swimming
    or tennis, he/she can practice (but not compete)
    with an outside team in his/her sport if the
    practices do not interfere with games or
    practices of his/her school team
  • All of the above

According to CIAC rules, my high school coach is
permitted to coach me in the offseason when
  • He/she is providing me with individual lessons
  • He/she is coaching our high school team in a
    summer league
  • My school allows him/her to organize a school
    practice or captains practice
  • He/she is coaching a non-school team and I am
    one of the athletes playing for that team

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