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Softball Tournament Begins Today, Division 1 Brackets Posted

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The 2019 Softball State Tournament Series brackets are available on the WIAA website following coaches seed meetings last week.

Equipment Changes Highlight Basketball Rules Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Five of the seven rules changes in high school basketball concern player equipment, including new uniform provisions that will be required in the 2024-25 season.

Congratulations Officials

STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Officials are important partners in the development and delivery of sport opportunities for high school athletes in Wisconsin. Without their willingness to be involved in officiating the various sports, many of our programs would not have progressed to where they are today.

Thirty-Two to Receive Prestigious Scholar-Athlete Award

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — Sixteen senior girls and 16 senior boys have been selected as finalists to receive the prestigious 2019 WIAA Statewide Scholar Athlete Award underwritten by Marshfield Children’s Hospital. 

WIAA Officials Licensing Open for 2019-20

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The official’s licensing renewal application is now available on the WIAA website for the 2019-20 school year.    

Additional Time to Evaluate Head & Neck Injuries Among Wrestling Rule Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In an ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school wrestling, additional time will be given to evaluate head and neck injuries when an appropriate health-care professional is present at a match.

Six Swimming & Diving Rules Changes Approved by NFHS

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Effective with the 2019-20 high school season, a legal finish now requires the competitor to contact either the touchpad or the finish end coinciding with the individual stroke of the race; therefore, swimmers can legally complete a race by touching the finish end wall, regardless of whether the touchpad is activated.

Membership Approves Six Amendments in Handbook

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association conducted its 124th Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Stevens Point on Wednesday, April 17.

Watch Annual Meeting Live

For changes to the membership's Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of Eligibility, a vote of the entire membership is required at the Annual Meeting each spring. Watch today's meeting live via the NFHS Network.

Board Approves Football-Only Conferences; Sectional & State Ticket Price Increase

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control passed a statewide football-only conference realignment proposal and supported a raise in ticket prices for Sectional and State Tournaments at its April meeting today.

Football-Only Conference Alignments


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