AGENDA • Review of NCAA Division I proposals adopted in the 2010-11 legislative cycle by topical areas. • Including modifications of wording. • Questions.
NCAA DIVISION I PROPOSAL NO. 2009-19-B LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER OF COACHES AND OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITERS – WOMEN'S SAND VOLLEYBALL • Specifies that the limit on the number of coaches who may be employed is two and the limit on the number of coaches who may contact or evaluate prospective student-athletes off campus at any one time is two. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2009-39 LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER OF EVALUATIONS – WOMEN'S SAND VOLLEYBALL • Institution that sponsors only women's sand volleyball is limited to 80 evaluation days (measured August 1 through July 31). • Institution that sponsors both is limited to 80 for women's volleyball and 20 additional for women's sand volleyball competition only. • Coach's involvement outside a contact or evaluation period with local sports club (volleyball or sand volleyball) per NCAA Bylaw 126.96.36.199 counts toward the limit.
PROPOSAL NO. 2009-39 (cont.) • Women's volleyball recruiting calendar applies to sand volleyball. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2009-100-A TRYOUTS – NONSCHOLASTIC PRACTICE OR COMPETITION AND NONINSTITUTIONAL CAMPS OR CLINICS – MEN'S BASKETBALL (as amended) • Institution shall not host, sponsor or conduct nonscholastic practice or competition involving men's basketball prospects. • Exception – State multisport events.
PROPOSAL NO. 2009-100-A (as amended) (cont.) • Exception – Other events. • Open events; prospective student-athletes reside in a 50-mile radius. • Program consistent with mission of institution and not conducted by athletics staff. • Ancillary event to a nonathletics program and not conducted by athletics staff.
PROPOSAL NO. 2009-100-A (as amended) (cont.) • Noninstitutional camps or clinics. • Use of institutional facilities limited to June, July and August. • Effective Date: April 28, 2011; a contract signed before October 29, 2009 may be honored.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-5 TRYOUTS – CAMPS AND CLINICS – NOTIFICATION OF INELIGIBILITY AND CONSEQUENCES – MEN'S BASKETBALL • If violations related to tryouts and camps and clinics occur, institution must declare involved prospective student-athletes ineligible. • Within 30 days of becoming aware of the violation, written notification must be provided to involved prospective student-athletes that the actions of institution affected eligibility. • Written notification shall include an explanation of the consequences of the violation for the prospective student-athletes. • Effective Date: August 12, 2010.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-14 GA COACH – INCIDENTAL EXPENSES AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS/BOWL GAMES • Permits a GA coach to receive cash to cover unitemized incidental expenses during travel and practice for NCAA championship events or licensed postseason bowl contests in accordance with the parameters by which student-athletes may receive such expenses. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-15-B CONSULTANT FOR OR ENDORSEMENT OF NONINSTITUTIONAL ATHLETICS EVENTS INVOLVING PSAs – ENDORSEMENT OF TEAM, COACH OR FACILITY • An athletics department staff member may not: • Serve as a consultant for a noninstitutional athletics event that primarily involves prospective student-athletes and may not endorse or promote such an event; and • Promote or endorse a prospective student-athlete's team or coach, or an athletics facility that is primarily used by prospective student-athletes. • Effective Date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-17 LIMITATIONS ON THE NUMBER OF COACHES – FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION – FOUR GRADUATE ASSISTANT COACHES (FBS ONLY) • Increases, from two to four, the limit on graduate assistant coaches. • Effective Date: August 1, 2012.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-19 LIMITATION ON NUMBER AND DUTIES OF COACHES – FBS – WEIGHT OR STRENGTH COACH – LIMIT OF FIVE (FBS ONLY) • Establishes a limit of five weight or strength coaches that may work with a football program in any capacity, including all workouts practices and game-related activities. • Effective Date: August 1, 2012.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-21 LIMITATIONS ON OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITERS AT ANY ONE TIME – EXCEPTION – SPORTS OTHER THAN BASKETBALL – JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST • During June, July and August, a coach replaced for off-campus recruiting is not required to return to campus before engaging in additional recruiting activities, provided no more than the permissible number of off-campus recruiters in the sport engage in recruiting each day. • Effective Date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-27 TIME PERIOD FOR OFF CAMPUS CONTACTS AND TELEPHONE CALLS • Permits off-campus recruiting contacts with and telephone calls to a prospective student-athlete (or his or her relatives or legal guardians) on or after July 1 following completion of his or her junior year in high school, or the opening day of classes of his or her senior year in high school (as designated by the high school), whichever is earlier. • Effective Date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-30 TIME PERIOD FOR TELEPHONE CALLS – SPORTS OTHER THAN FOOTBALL • An institution may: • Make one telephone call per month to an individual (or the individual's relatives or legal guardians) on or after June 15 at the conclusion of sophomore year in high school through July 31 after junior year in high school; • Make two telephone calls per week beginning August 1 prior to the individual's senior year in high school; and • Make one telephone call per week to a two-year or four-year college prospective student-athlete (or the prospective student-athlete's relatives or legal guardians).
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-30 (cont.) • In sports other than football for which a defined recruiting calendar applies, an institution can make telephone calls at its discretion during a contact period that occurs on or after August 1 before an individual's senior year in high school. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-31 CONTACTS, TELEPHONE CALLS AND RECRUITING MATERIALS – EXCEPTIONS – COMMUNICATION AFTER COMMITMENT • Restrictions on the forms and frequency of communication between administrators or coaching staff and a prospective student-athlete (or prospective student-athlete's relatives or legal guardians) no longer apply beginning the calendar day after: • Prospective student-athlete signs a National Letter of Intent (NLI) or a written offer of admission and/or financial aid agreement; or • Institution receives a financial deposit in response to offer of admission. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-33 RECRUITING OPPORTUNITIES – WOMEN'S BASKETBALL – SEVEN OPPORTUNITIES • Increases, from five to seven, the number of recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations). • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-35 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL NONSCHOLASTIC EVALUATIONS DURING ACADEMIC YEAR – NATIONAL STANDARDIZED TESTING WEEKENDS • Prohibits evaluations at nonscholastic events during the academic year evaluation period during any weekend during which the PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT national standardized tests are administered. • If a test conflicts with the fall nonscholastic evaluation weekend, evaluations at nonscholastic events shall be permissible during the first full weekend of the fall/winter evaluation period.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-35 (cont.) • If a test conflicts with the spring nonscholastic evaluation weekend, the five day evaluation period in April shall shift to the second Friday following the initial date of the spring NLI signing period through the following Tuesday. • Effective Date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-36 FOOTBALL EVALUATIONS – SCHOLASTIC AND NONSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES – OTHER EVALUATION EVENTS (FCS ONLY) • Institutional staff member may attend a recruiting event in which information (e.g., athletics or academic credentials, highlight or combine videos) related to prospective student-athletes is presented or otherwise made available. • Effective Date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-38-B RECRUITING MATERIALS – ATHLETICS PUBLICATIONS – MEDIA GUIDES TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES VIA EMAIL • Institution may only provide a media guide to a prospective student-athlete via an electronic mail attachment or hyperlink. • Effective date: August 1, 2011; applicable to media guides produced for the 2011-12 academic year and thereafter.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-39 RECRUITING MATERIALS – VIDEO/AUDIO MATERIALS – METHODS OF DELIVERY TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES • An institution may only provide permissible video or audio material to a prospective student-athlete via an electronic mail attachment or hyperlink. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-41-A UNOFFICIAL (NONPAID) VISIT – ENTERTAINMENT/TICKETS – NONTRADITIONAL FAMILY • If a prospective student-athlete is a member of a nontraditional family (e.g., divorce, separation), institution may provide up to two additional complimentary admissions to the prospective student-athlete for the parents accompanying the prospective student-athlete (e.g., stepparents) to attend a home athletics event during an unofficial visit. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-43 COMPETITION AGAINST PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETES – FBS – SERVICE ACADEMY EXCEPTION • Service academy's subvarsity team may compete against a two-year college, high school or preparatory school team, provided: • No payment or other inducement (e.g., guarantee) is provided; and • No recruiting activities in conjunction with the competition. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-45 TRYOUT EXCEPTIONS AND OUT-OF-SEASON RESTRICTIONS – RECOGNIZED TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS (As amended by Proposal No. 2010-45-1) • An athletics staff member or coach may participate in state, regional, national and international training programs involving prospective student-athletes, provided: • Staff member is selected by the applicable governing body; and • Participants are selected by an authority or a committee of the applicable governing body that is not limited to athletics department staff members affiliated with one institution.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-45 (As amended by Proposal No. 2010-45-1)(cont.) • Olympic and national team development programs may involve a coach and current student-athletes from the same institution, provided (in addition to existing criteria) a committee or other authority of the national governing body, which is not limited to coaches affiliated with one particular institution, selects the involved participants. • Effective date: April 28, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-46 HIGH SCHOOL,PREPARATORY-SCHOOL AND TWO-YEAR COLLEGE CONTESTS – CONDUCTED BY INSTITUTION OR SPONSORED WITH AN OUTSIDE ORGANIZATION • Revises the requirements by which a high school, preparatory school or two-year college athletics contest or match, conducted by an institution or sponsored jointly with an outside organization and held on the campus of an institution, shall not be considered a tryout. • Effective date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-47 RECRUITING OR SCOUTING SERVICES – VIDEO-ONLY SERVICES • Institution is permitted to use or subscribe to a video service that only provides video of prospective student-athletes and does not provide information about or analysis of prospective student-athletes, subject to the criteria that permits an institution to subscribe to a recruiting or scouting service. • Video-only service is not required to disseminate information about prospective student-athletes at least four times a year; and • Not required to provide individual analysis for each prospective student-athlete in the information it disseminates. • Effective date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-50 BASKETBALL EVENT CERTIFICATION – WOMEN'S EVENTS AND MEN'S SUMMER EVENTS – PRICE OF ADMISSION • In order for an event to be certified, price of admission to the event must be listed on the event certification application and price must be made available to coaches prior to their arrival at the event. • Effective date: May 1, 2011; for events occurring on or after May 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-112 RECRUITING – CONTACTS AND EVALUATIONS – MEN'S BASKETBALL EVALUATIONS – FALL CONTACT PERIOD • Evaluations of practice activities at sites other than prospective student-athletes' educational institutions are prohibited during the fall contact period. • Effective date: October 28, 2010.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-113 BASKETBALL EVALUATIONS – NONINSTITUTIONAL ORGANIZED RECRUITING EVENTS APPROVED, SPONSORED OR CONDUCTED BY A GOVERNING BODY – EVENT CERTIFICATION • Noninstitutional organized event approved, sponsored or conducted by applicable state, national or international governing body and organized and conducted primarily for a recruiting purpose is subject to the basketball event certification program. • Effective date: October 28, 2010.
PROPOSAL NO. M-2011-1 RECRUITING – UNOFFICIAL (NONPAID) VISIT – VISIT IN JULY AFTER COMMITMENT – MEN'S BASKETBALL • Prospective student-athlete who has signed an NLI is permitted to make an unofficial visit during July to the institution with which he has signed the NLI. • For institution not using the NLI or for a prospective student-athlete who is not eligible to sign the NLI, prospective student-athlete may make an unofficial visit during July, provided he has signed the institution's written offer of admission or financial aid, or institution has received a financial deposit in response to offer of admission. • Effective date: April 12, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. M-2011-2 RECRUITING – UNOFFICIAL (NONPAID) VISIT – VISIT IN JULY AFTER COMMITMENT – MEN'S BASKETBALL • Clarifies that a prospective student-athlete may make an unofficial visit during July, provided he has signed an NLI or the institution's written offer of admission and/or financial aid, or the institution receives a financial deposit in response to the institution's offer of admission. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-51-A FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT – REQUIREMENT FOR COMPETITION – NONTRADITIONAL COURSES • Enrollment in a nontraditional course offered by the certifying institution may be used to satisfy the full-time enrollment requirement for competition, provided: • Course is available to any student at the institution; • Student-athlete enrolls in the course in the same manner as is available to any student;
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-51-A (cont.) • Enrollment in the course occurs within the institution's regular enrollment periods (pre-registration or drop-add period) in accordance with the institution's academic calendar and applicable policies and procedures; and • Course is conducted during the institution's regular academic schedule (term time) in accordance with the institution's academic calendar and applicable policies and procedures. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-52 GRADUATE STUDENT/POSTBACCALAUREATE PARTICIPATION – ONE-TIME TRANSFER EXCEPTION – NONRENEWAL OF ATHLETICS AID AT PREVIOUS INSTITUTION – BASEBALL, BASKETBALL, FOOTBALL AND MEN'S ICE HOCKEY • Permits a student-athlete enrolled in a graduate or professional school of an institution other than the institution from which student-athlete previously received a baccalaureate degree to participate in intercollegiate athletics, provided the student-athlete :
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-52 (cont.) • Meets the following conditions of the one-time transfer exception (other than the sport restrictions); • Has at least one season of competition remaining; and • Student-athlete's previous institution did not renew his or her athletically related financial aid for the following academic year. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-53 DELAYEDENROLLMENT – SPORTS OTHER THAN MEN'S ICE HOCKEY AND SKIING – EXCEPTION – NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION • Exempts a prospective student-athlete's participation in organized national/international competition from application of the delayed enrollment, seasons of competition legislation for maximum of one year after first opportunity to enroll following one-year time period after high school graduation date or the graduation date of prospective student-athlete's class, whichever occurs earlier. • Effective date: August 1. 2011; applicable to student-athletes who initially enroll full-time in a collegiate institution on or after August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-55 INITIAL ELIGIBILITY – COMMON PROVISIONS – DIVISION I AND DIVISION II • Changes the voting line for bylaws related to initial eligibility from federated to common for Division I and Division II, as specified. • Effective date: January 15, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-56 CORE-CURRICULUM TIME LIMITATION – LEAVING EXAMINATIONS • Eligibility of an international prospective student-athlete whose prescribed educational path culminates with a leaving examination shall be determined based on the leaving examination, regardless of a delay in graduation or completion of the leaving examination. • Effective date: August 1, 2012; applicable to student-athletes who initially enroll full time in a collegiate institution on or after August 1, 2012.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-57 PARTICIPATION PRIOR TO CERTIFICATION – RECRUITED STUDENT-ATHLETE – 21-DAY PERIOD • Increases the temporary certification period for a recruited student-athlete from 14 days to 21 days. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-59-C FALL TERM ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR FUTURE COMPETITION – ONE-TIME EXCEPTION TO REGAIN FULL ELIGIBILITY – FOOTBALL (FBS and FCS) • Student-athlete who does not complete nine-semester or eight-quarter hours of academic credit during the fall term and earn the NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate eligibility point for the fall term may not compete in the first four contests against outside competition in the following playing season. • Student-athlete may regain eligibility to compete in the third and fourth contests, provided student-athlete completes 27-semester hours or 40-quarter hours of academic credit before the beginning of the next fall term.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-59-C (cont.) • One one time during a student-athlete's five-year period of eligibility, student-athlete may regain eligibility to compete in the first four contests against outside competition in the following playing season, provided student-athlete completes at least 27-semester hours or 40-quarter hours of academic credit before the beginning of the next fall term. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-60 REGULATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRESS TOWARD DEGREE – NONTRADITIONAL COURSES • Nontraditional courses completed at an institution other than the certifying institution, may be used to meet credit-hour and percentage-of-degree requirements, provided: • Course is available to any student at the certifying institution; • Student-athlete enrolls in the course in the same manner as is available to any student; and
PROPOSAL NO. 2010-60 (cont. • Enrollment in the course occurs within the offering institution's regular enrollment periods (pre-registration or drop-add period) in accordance with the institution's academic calendar and applicable policies and procedures. • Effective date: August 1, 2011.