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WIAA Opens Satellite Office in Milwaukee

STEVENS POINT, Wis. –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, with executive offices in Stevens Point, opened a satellite office in Milwaukee on May 1.

WIAA to Conduct Special Elections for Board & Council Positions

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – A special election will take place for a positions on the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control and two vacancies on the Advisory Council.

NFHS Basketball Rule Changes: Clarifications on Hair Adornments & Shot Clock Guidelines

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  — The allowance of hair adornments made of hard material has been clarified in high school basketball. Adornments made of hard material are permitted provided they are securely fastened close to the head and do not present an increased risk to the player, teammates or opponents.

NFHS Wrestling Rule Revisions Released

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — High school wrestlers may now have facial hair on the entire face and chin, provided a skin check can still be conducted. Previously, wrestlers were required to be clean shaven with the exception of sideburns and a neatly trimmed mustache.

NFHS Swimming & Diving Rule Changes Announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A collection of new markings for pool facilities constructed or renovated after January 1, 2023, stands out among the high school swimming and diving rules changes approved for the 2022-23 school year.

Membership Approves Three Amendments to Constitution

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association conducted the 126th Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Stevens Point on Wednesday.

Board Approves Permanent Spring Tournament Series Admissions

STEVENS POINT, Wis. –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to require schools hosting Tournament Series events to charge admission in a number of spring sports at its April meeting Tuesday.

State Scholar-Athlete Award Winners Announced

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Thirty-two student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award underwritten by Marshfield Children’s Hospital.


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