Policy 503.6 - Interscholastic Competition

INTERSCHOLASTIC COMPETITION

Students may participate in interscholastic competitions that are sponsored or administered by organizations registered with the Iowa Department of Education. The governing organizations shall prescribe and implement eligibility requirements for students participating in contests or competitions as prescribed by state guidelines. The district may also set eligibility requirements that exceed requirements of the state guidelines.

Students may participate in clubs and organizations where interscholastic competitions may occur. Building administrators will present information related to the clubs and organizations to the superintendent to present for Board approval. The district will prescribe and implement eligibility requirements for students participating in these activities.

The Board may make any additional good conduct rules not in conflict with those of the governing organization. The Board may suspend eligibility for violation of school rules established for the orderly governance of the school.

Adopted: Unknown
Modified: 11/18/91; 09/19/94; 07/19/99; 04/07/08
Reviewed: 10/21/91; 09/06/94; 06/28/99; 03/03/08; 12/02/13; 10/01/18

Legal References: Iowa Code Sections 280.13; 280.14
Iowa Administrative Code 670-9.15
Court Cases: Bunger v. Iowa High School Athletic Assoc., 197 N.W. 2d 555 (1A. 1972)

Cross References: Policy 502.9 Good Conduct Rule
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