22-B-01: Beach Volleyball Frequency of Play Limitations

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article I, Section H, Items 1-5 as follows: The maximum number of varsity games, contests or playing dates an institution may schedule is listed below. The number of junior varsity or freshman games, contests or playing dates scheduled during the academic year cannot exceed the number of varsity games, contests or playing […]

22-B-02: Golf Competition Start Dates

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article I, Section H, Item 5 as follows: Each sport shall have a maximum 24-week practice and competition season established by each member institution. Frequency of play, practice and scheduling policies shall be applied only during the period of August 1 to May 15. . . . Note the following bylaw amendment […]

22-B-03: Frequency of Play Exception

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article I, Section H, Item 5 as follows: Each sport shall have a maximum 24-week practice and competition season established by each member institution. Frequency of play, practice and scheduling policies shall be applied only during the period of August 1 to May 15. . . . Note the following bylaw amendment […]

22-B-04: Declaration of Intent Submission

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article I, Section N as follows: No later than April 1 each Every year, each active member institution shall be required to submit to the National Office its declaration of intent to participate in the national championship program in all NAIA sponsored sports. The declaration period shall take place from April 1 […]

22-B-05: Affiliated Conference Requirements

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article I, Section U, Item 9 as follows: An affiliated conference must have as full members a minimum of six institutions with NAIA active membership. a. Should an affiliated conference lose a member institution(s) and drop to five full member institutions, a grace period shall be extended to the conference for two […]

22-B-06: Conduct in Competition

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article VI, Section B, Item 7 as follows: Conduct in Competition It is the responsibility of the offending institution to provide written notification to its commissioner of any incidents of misconduct during a contest, including ejections from a contest, within five days of the incident. Any coach or student-athlete ejected on one […]

22-B-07: National Conduct and Ethics Committee Composition

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 2 as follows: National Conduct and Ethics Committee This committee shall be charged with reviewing and acting upon cases: a. Involving inappropriate conduct of a physical or verbal nature by players, coaches or fans; b. Involving violations of the NAIA Code of Ethics; c. Involving violations of […]

22-B-08: Competitive Experience Committee Description

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 5 as follows: Competitive Experience Committee This committee is appointed by and reports to the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives. A member of the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives shall be appointed by the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives to serve as chair. The committee shall consist […]

22-B-09: National Eligibility Committee Composition

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 7 as follows: 5. National Eligibility Committee a. The National Eligibility Committee is appointed by the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives to serve as the official body to administer all eligibility matters. An officer of the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives is named each year to serve […]

22-B-10: NAIA RISE Committee Composition

On March 10, 2022, in 2022 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 8 as follows: 8. NAIA RISE Committee This committee will consist of up to 16 members: one representative of the Council of Presidents, one representative of the Faculty Athletics Representatives Association, two representatives of the Association of Student-Athletes (one male and one female), four representatives of the […]