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  1. Connecticut InterscholasticAthletic Conference • Fall 2008-09CIAC Handbook Presentation for Student- Athletes

  2. When a student-athlete transfers to a new school he/she becomes eligible: • After a 30-day wait period • After a 365-day wait period • Immediately, if he/she moves with a parent or legal guardian • All of the above based on individual circumstances

  3. How can a student-athlete who transfers to a new school reduce the wait period to become eligible to 30 days?: • If the transfer is not for athletic reasons • If the principals of both schools sign the transfer waiver form • If he/she was not recruited • All of the above

  4. When a student-athlete transfers in grade 9, he/she becomes eligible?: • After a 30-day waiting period • After one semester • After 365 days • Immediately regardless of athletic participation in grade 9

  5. CIAC rules and regulations apply to student-athletes competing for: • Freshman level teams only • Any sub-varsity level team • Any team in a CIAC-sponsored sport, regardless of level • Varsity level teams only

  6. When is it too late for a student-athlete to switch from one CIAC sport to another at the same school in the same season?: • After the first scheduled game of the season • After team cuts have been made • After tryouts have been completed • After the first day of tryouts

  7. During the time a student athlete is playing for a high school team, which of these activities in the same sport would constitute a violation of CIAC rules?: • Participation in a tryout or showcase • Competing on a non-school team • Attending a sports camp or clinic as a participant • All of the above

  8. During the school year, when is a student athlete’s eligibility determined? • When mid-term progress reports are issued • On the last day of the marking period • When report cards are distributed to all students • When your coach informs you that you’re eligible

  9. Can a student athlete practice or play on an outside team in the same sport during the season?: • Yes, prior to the school’s first scheduled competition • Not under any circumstances • Only with prior approval of his or coach • Only in individual sports

  10. Scholastic failures cannot be made up between marking periods, however incomplete grades can be made up prior to: • 10 school days after the issuance of report cards • Mid-marking period progress reports • The end of the next marking period • None of the above - incomplete grades are considered failures

  11. Which grades are used to determine athletic eligibility?: • Progress report grades • Report card grades for marking periods 1, 2 and 3 and final grades • Semester grades • Exam grades

  12. A student athlete will not be allowed to start a season or compete during a season in which he/she turns what age?: • Eighteen • Nineteen • Twenty • Twenty-One

  13. A student has how many consecutive semesters or how many consecutive years of eligibility for interscholastic competition from the date of entry into ninth grade?: • Eight semesters or four years • Ten semesters or five years • Ten semesters or four years • Eight semesters or five years

  14. A student athlete cannot at any time represent his/her school in interscholastic athletics if he/she is not enrolled in the equivalent of: • Three Full Credits • Four Full Credits • Five Full Credits • Six Full Credits

  15. A student cannot participate in or represent his or her school in more then one sport after the school’s first contest date in a sport: • True under all circumstances • False under all circumstances • True only for team sports • True unless a coach grants a waiver

  16. Student athletes serve as role models. Their behaviors and actions impact others. Accordingly student athletes will: • Demonstrate respect for themselves and their coaches, teammates, opponents, officials and spectators • Win and lose graciously • Be knowledgeable of and abide by CIAC rules • All of the above

  17. A student athlete who has been determined to have used androgenic/anabolic steroids or other performance enhancing substances in or out of season shall be declared ineligible for all CIAC controlled activities on each occurrence for how long? • The sport season • Remainder of the school year • 180 school days • A period not to extend beyond the passing of a drug screening

  18. To be eligible for a fall sport a student athlete must have received credit towards graduation of the equivalent of how many full credits of work for which he/she have not previously received credit? (remember final academic grades determine fall eligibility): • Five full credits • Four full credits • Three full credits • All credits taken during the year

  19. When a student athlete violates a CIAC eligibility rule, which of the following will happen?: • The athlete is declared ineligible for the remainder of the season • The athlete’s school will be assessed a fine • The athlete’s team will be required to forfeit games • All of the above

  20. Which statement regarding the eligibility of an in-season athlete is true?: • He/she will not jeopardize his/her eligibility by coaching or officiating in a youth league • He/she can receive individual lessons in the skills of his/her sport • If his/her sport is gymnastics, golf, swimming or tennis, he/she can practice (but not compete) with an outside team in his/her sport if the practices do not interfere with games or practices of his/her school team • All of the above

  21. According to CIAC rules, my high school coach is permitted to coach me in the offseason when: • He/she is providing me with individual lessons • He/she is coaching our high school team in a summer league • My school allows him/her to organize a school practice or captains practice • He/she is coaching a non-school team and I am one of the athletes playing for that team