Eighteen high school student‐athletes from across the Hoosier State will begin the school year as members of the 2016‐ 17 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (SAC).
Effective with the 2017 high school track and field season, a participant who assists an injured/ill competitor shall not be disqualified if an appropriate health-care professional is not available.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved four additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms, equipment and substitutions at its June 13-15 meeting in Indianapolis. These changes approved by the committee, along with one in Rule 1, were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.
High school baseball rules now will require a pitching restriction policy based on the number of pitches thrown in a game.
The 2016-17 edition of the IHSAA By-Laws are now available.
IHSAA Rule 3-10 requires that "Between April 1 and student’s first Practice in preparation for interschool athletic participation, the student shall have a physical examination by, or shall provide certification from, a physician holding an unlimited license to practice medicine, a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant, who shall clear the student for athletic participation using the current IHSAA Pre‐Participation Evaluation form."