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2017-2018 Academic Eligibility Periods

Ineligibility Period:     30 calendar days

Athletic Rule (Scholarship Rule 36.15).  Students must pass all classes and make adequate progress toward graduation.  If not passing all at the end of a final grading period, student is ineligible to dress for and compete for the first period of thirty (30) consecutive calendar days in the interscholastic event in which the student is a contestant.  There is no requirement that the student competed in the sport previously.  Students in Baseball and Softball have the same penalty as all other students.  The first date is figured as the first date of official competition or the first date in which grades are released.  Students in Cheer and Dance will be handled in Urbandale within this rule (Board Policy 510) with their “season” commencing the first day of each semester or in accordance with the actual sport season in which they are participating.

Music/Speech Association Rules.  Outlined in the Constitutions of the Iowa High School Speech Association (IHSSA) and Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA).  Students must pass all classes and make adequate progress toward graduation.  If not passing, a student must sit out thirty (30) calendar days from the point in time when grades are released or the first thirty (30) calendar days of the semester.

Students regain eligibility at 12:01am on the 31st calendar day from the start of the ineligibility period.

 

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED UPON FLUCTUATIONS IN THE SCHOOL CALENDAR TO INCLUDE SNOW DAYS.

 

Vocal, Instrumental, Drama 

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Football

First Legal Playing Date         August 17

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 16, 2017.

 

Boys Golf

First Legal Playing Date         August 10

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 9, 2017.

 

Boys Cross Country

First Legal Playing Date         August 21

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 20, 2017.

 

Girls Cross Country

First Legal Playing Date         August 21

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 20, 2017.

 

Girls Swimming

First Legal Playing Date         August 21

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 20, 2017.

 

Volleyball

First Legal Playing Date         August 21

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 20, 2017.

 

Boys Basketball

First Legal Playing Date         November 27

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 27, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Wrestling

First Legal Playing Date         November 27

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 27, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Boys Swimming

First Legal Playing Date         November 20

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 20, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Girls Basketball

First Legal Playing Date         November 17

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 17, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Girls Bowling

First Legal Playing Date         November 20

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 20, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Boys Bowling

First Legal Playing Date         November 20

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 20, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Boys Tennis

First Legal Playing Date         March 26

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 25, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 30, 2018

                                            *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity 

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)

 

Girls Tennis

First Legal Playing Date         March 21

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 20, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 30, 2018

                                            *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity 

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)

 

Boys Soccer

First Legal Playing Date         March 29

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 28, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 30, 2018

                                             *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity 

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)


Girls Soccer

First Legal Playing Date         April 2

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on May 2, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 30, 2018

                                             *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity 

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)


Boys Track

First Legal Playing Date         March 12 (date established by IGHSAU / IHSAA)

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 11, 2018.

 

Girls Track

First Legal Playing Date         March 12 (date established by IGHSAU / IHSAA)

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 11, 2018.

 

Girls Golf

First Legal Playing Date         March 21

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure / 1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 20, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 30, 2018

                                             *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)


Baseball

First Legal Playing Date         May 21

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 20, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 29, 2018.

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)

 

Softball

First Legal Playing Date         May 21 

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 20, 2018.

2nd Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 29, 2018.

(assumes a grade release date of May 30, 2018)


Jaywalkers

1st Semester – in accordance with the first day of school

Winter Sports – in accordance with the Girls Basketball Schedule

2nd Semester – in accordance with the release date of grades

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2017.

Winter Dance

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 17, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.

 

Cheerleading

1st Semester – in accordance with the first day of school

Winter Sports – in accordance with the Girls Basketball Schedule

2nd Semester – in accordance with the release date of grades

1st or 2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2017.

Winter Cheerleading

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 17, 2017.

1st Semester 2017-2018 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 2, 2018.

Based upon a January 3, 2018 grade release date.