Athletic Bylaws

Sub-Chapter A – Athletic Plan
Section 130- Purpose of High School Athletics
Section 131- Athletic Codes
Section 132 – School Authority
Section 133- Duties of Athletic District Executive Committee
Section 134- Officials
Section 135- Athletic Eligibility
Section 136 – In Season-Off Season Summer Regulations
Section 137- Rules, Violations and Penalties

Section 138 – Athletic Regulations:
Eligible Schools
Districts and Classifications
Schedules (Including Weather Issues)
Win/Loss Percentage
Practice/Scrimmage
Playing Rules
Game Administrator
Coach Training
Removal from Contest
Guarantees
Videotaping and Filming
Prohibited Activities
State Playoff Information
All-Star Games
Jurisdiction of Inter-District Disputes
Cheerleaders; Spirit Groups
Concussions
Tattoos
Game Uniform
                                    Game Balls

EventManufacturerBall
BaseballWilsonA1010BPROSST
BasketballWilsonEvolution
FootballWilsonGST or other leather Wilson Football
SoccerMoltenFG 4750
SoftballWilson9011 or 9016 BSST
VolleyballMoltenSupertouch

Section 139 – General Information:
Academic All State
All District / All State Selection
All State Meetings
All Tournament
All District Meetings
Of The Year

Section 140 - Concurrent Participation in Non-School Team Sports

Section 141 – Play-Off Format:
Team Sports| Contest Information
Wildcard Information | Wild Card Point Table
Golf – Qualifiers in Golf
Tennis – Qualifiers in Tennis
Track – Qualifiers in Track & Field

Section 142 – Health and Safety

TAPPS Athletic Contest Rules:
Baseball Plan
Section 145 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 146 – Qualifications
Section 147 – Rules

Basketball Plan
Section 149 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 150 – Qualifications
Section 151 – Rules

Cross Country Plan
Section 153 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 154 – Qualifications
Section 155 – Rules

Fall & Winter Soccer Plan
Section 169 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 170 – Qualifications
Section 171 – Rules

Football Plan
Section 157 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 158 – Qualifications
Section 159 – Rules
Section 160 – 11 Man Exceptions
Section 161 – 6 Man Exceptions
Section 162- 6-man Qualifications
Section 163 – 6-man Rules

Golf Plan
Section 165 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 166 – Qualifications
Section 167 – Rules

Softball Plan
Section 173 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 174 – Qualifications
Section 175 – Rules

Swimming Plan
Section 177 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 178 – Championship Meets
Section 179 – Rules
Section 180 – TAPPS Recognition

Tennis Plan
Section 181 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 182 – Qualifications
Section 183 – Rules

Track & Field Plan
Section 184 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 186 – Qualifications
Section 187 – Rules for District, Regional and State Meets

Volleyball Plan
Section 189 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 190 – Qualifications
Section 191 – Rules

Wrestling Plan
Section 193 – Athletic Purpose, Code, Plan Applicable
Section 194 – Qualifications
Section 195 – Rules
Section 196 – TAPPS Recognition
Section 197 – Questions and Answers